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Minox: History Of A Spy Camera

Developed in 1936, the Minox subminiature camera quickly became a secret agent's preferred tool for copying classified documents, as seen in many spy movies. Here's a look at some of the most famous Minox models still available to collectors.   

Turn Your Favorite Cold Beverage To Slush Whenever You Want

Gone are the days when the craving for an Icee or a Slurpee sent you off to the nearest convenience store hoping against hope that they actually have a flavor you like. If orange just isn't your thing or that blue raspberry creeps you out then the Original Slush Mug is just the thing for you.

Tea and Vodka and Brandy - Oh My!

Some artists choose to drink alcohol while they work, but British artist Carne Griffiths chooses to use vodka, brandy, and tea traditional paint to create the unique colors and textures of her eye-catching and enthralling work.

Hands-Free Maps Turn Tourists Into Locals

Traveling in a strange city can be intimidating enough, without the embarassment of having to pull out a map every two blocks. These Metro cuffs might not give you the layout for whole cities, but at least you'll look like a pro in the subways when you never have to look at a map...except for the one on your wrist.

Cynical Tea Bags Tie Into Your "Insecuri-teas"

There is nothing like a good cup of tea to calm you, soothe you, or give you the pick-me-up you need. Sometimes the names of those teas and their blends just don't mirror the mood you are in or the mood you are seeking. Cynical Tea Bags are out to change that with their line of "special-teas."

Shit Box -- The Portable Cardboard Crapper

Anyone who has ever been out in the wilds camping, hiking, or fishing knows that there is not always an outhouse around when you need one. Even when there is one it may not be clean enough to actually sit down and conduct business on. Shit Box is a light-weight, portable solution to an age-old problem.

When Wine Becomes Music

Playing crystal goblets is a whole lot of fun and all you need is some water (or wine) and a wet finger to do it. You don't have to be Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality to manage it either. If you are going to give it a try these Musical Wine Glasses will help those of us who don't have perfect pitch. They come marked with how far to fill the glasses to get the notes you actually want to play.

Trash To Treasure - Amazing Celebrity Portraits

Celebrity portraits have always captured the attention of the world, but San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecier has built his career by making portraits that tell the real story behind celebrities. His mosaic portraits are made of candy, pills, lipstick, cell phones, cigarette butts, and every other object (or substance) in between.

Ehhance Your Child Care Skills With A Poop Alarm

Sometimes it can be hard to tell if your baby has been making fudge again unless you have a really terrific sense of smell or are one of those miracle mothers who can decipher every grunt or frown your baby makes. Help is here with a Poop Alarm to let you know when your kid has a drawer full and is in need of a change.

Release the Beast - 3D Animal T-Shirts

Are you an animal lover that wants to shout that fact from the footops? Well, how about shouting it from your chest instead? You can't put a hippo in a handbag, but you can certainly keep one close to your heart with these tricky 3D T-Shirts designed by Vincent Hie.

Put The Bite On A Piranha At Nara Kenko Land's Amazon Fair

Do you choose to chew Piranha? If so, get your appetite to the Nara Kenko Land hotel in Nara, Japan. Until May 12th, the second-floor restaurant is serving a variety of Amazon fare including Deep Fried Piranha, Amazon Catfish burgers and delicious Forest Smoothies.

Spring Is Here! - 8 Weird and Wonderful Biking Ideas

For half the world, Spring is beginning to show its' face, which means that sidewalks and bike lanes will soon be packed with cyclists who have been cooped up all winter. Before you pedal into this biking season, trick out your wheels with some of these weird and innovative ideas for cycling in style and safety.

Chainsaw Key Cover -- It's A Guy Thing

This is about as cute as a truly "guy thing" can get. This chainsaw key cover is a fun tribute to those intrepid lumberjacks that harvest our wood. It features two small LED lights to help you find that lock in a dark alley. Not only that, at the simple push of a button it makes that special chainsaw sound. It is music to a tool guy's ears.

Etch A Sketch Art - All Grown Up

For many people, myself included, an Etch A Sketch toy is nothing more than a frustrating memory from childhood that convinced me I would never become an artist. But artist Bryan Madden has used those two maddening dials to create unbelievable cityscapes and portraits in his own version of Etch Pop Art. No Shaking Allowed!

Take A "Stand" For Self Defense

No matter which side of the gun debate you fall on, the truth is that you want to be able to defend yourself in case of an intruder in some way. Now you can go no further than the bedside table and don't need to hide that old baseball bat under the bed. If you have the Self Defense Night Stand you are seconds away from being ready for combat.

LEGOLAND Hotel Puts The FInal Pieces In Place

For years, LEGOLAND has been an epic destination for kids and kids at heart. With the opening of the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California, when the sun goes down, the fun doesn't have to stop.

Forget Time With The Whatever I'm Late Anyway Clock

If you have trouble with punctuality, if you're always running late for your next appointment, the Late Anyway Clock won't be much help. But it should bring a smile to all those people you've kept waiting over the years.

Trendy & Tasteful: The Top 5 Trendsetting Cruelty Free Taxidermy Inventions

The popular decorative trend of displaying beautiful taxidermy animals throughout the home hasn’t slowed in 2013. Inventors were quick to jump at the chance to get a piece of the taxidermy décor craze by creating stunningly impressive one-of-a-kind animal-inspired inventions that are guaranteed to be completely cruelty free. My top five animal-free taxidermy innovations are just a click away!

Don't Lose Your Head - The Skull Tidy Organizer

There are still a few things that smart phones can't do, like find themselves when they are misplaced. Therefore, desk and life organizers still have their uses, and with the Skull Tidy Organizer, you can keep your daily pocketful of items in one place, while adding some twisted style to your home decor.

Top 3 Best Watch Phones

Dick Tracy never had it this good. These watches not only let you communicate, but you can take pictures, listen to the radio, watch videos, and more. Check out the specs on three of the highest rated watch phones available.