Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Four-Door Electric New Beetle Isn't All It Appears To Be

Volkswagen's New Beetle (and the “old beetle” as well) not only looks best as a 2-door, it's always & only been available as such. Perhaps we've spoken too soon: an extremely Beetle-y looking sedan prototype that's electrically powered to boot has cropped up to the delight of Beetle fans – and likely VW's chagrin.

I Can See Your Boobs; X-Ray Glasses Become a Reality

There they are, positioned in a little square right next to the Charles Atlas ad with the kid getting sand kicked in his face: X-ray glasses.  What kid didn't want to see though walls, clothes, and... I dunno, whatever else?  Well, at considerable expense, you can now do this--sort'a.

Want Your Eggs To Be Out Of This World? Egg 51 Has Arrived

Egg cups have been around for thousands of years --almost as long as eggs. Okay, just kidding about that last part. But egg cups have been around forever though they aren't as popular as they used to be.  A new egg cup may start changing that. This cute little dish for eating soft-boiled eggs in the shell is styled to look just like a UFO. It can make your breakfast table look out of this world.

Want A Better Way To Wash Dishes? The DualWash Is Showing The Way

If there is one thing that most of us would like, aside from finding a genie in a bottle, it is a way to make household chores easier. A group of Turkish designers in association with Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH came up with a new kind of dishwasher that they dubbed the dualWash. It is mounted on the wall and doubles as a kitchen cabinet. The really innovative part of the design is that it washes the dishes without water.

Want The Coolest Table In Infinity? Check Out The Infinitum Table!

The Infinitum Table by Louise-Anne van 't Riet is beautiful, elegant, and designed to look like there is a bottomless hole in your living room. However, it isn't just meant to be a fabulous piece of furniture. The table is designed to make sure that people tidy up after themselves. It only turns on when you set something down on it. Likewise it only turns off when you remove items on the top.

Want Some Ice Cream For The Road? Try Pothole Ice Cream

Spring has arrived and for many of us in the northern latitudes that mean one thing -- pothole season has also arrived. Those chasms in the street can mean serious tire damage for some. Places like Detroit are hard pressed to make sure that they can find the funding to get all the repairs done. One ice cream parlor in Michigan, Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream of Shelby, Michigan, has created Pothole Ice Cream to honor this special time of year.

Thanko Air Bath Pillow Smartphone Holder Lets You Facebook While Bathing

An essential for any respectable smartphone user. Thanko's latest invention lets you rest your arms in the bathwater by cradling your smartphone for you - and doubles as a pillow in or out of the bath for good measure.

Want To Eat Enough Pasta To Choke A T-Rex? Use T-Rex Pasta Tools

There are all sorts of ways to measure pasta out so that you have just the right amount. Of course most of them are really just functional and boring. It doesn't have to be like that. With the I Could Eat A T-Rex Pasta Measurer you can add a whole lot of fun to your kitchen and cuisine. Make pasta with Italian sausage and you can spend dinnertime making puns about Jurassic Pork.

Want To Reduce Your Waste? Eat Your Coffee Cup

KFC is teaming up with Seattle's Best Coffee in introducing an edible coffee cup called the "Scoff-ee Cup." The first ones will be sold in certain select stores in England later this year. The concept is designed to reduce waste and the billions of coffee cups adding up in landfills. KFC is about as well known for making coffee as Seattle's Best is for making chicken. This partnership could change all that.

Want A New Taste In Sausage? How About Burrito?

Sausage is pretty tasty stuff and there is a whole lot you can do with it from spaghetti and chili, to omelets and sandwiches. Inventor Spot writer John Barker recently made a tasty meatloaf from Italian sausage. Any innovation in sausage can go a long way. In New Zealand a man in advertising has chosen to marry the banger (sausage) with a burrito. The resulting Bangerrito has been taking the lands down under by storm.

Want Truly Unique Bandages For Your Medicine Cabinet? Boo Boos Truly Fit The Bill

If you have small children at home, chances are you have a good supply of cartoon-covered bandages stocked up in your bathroom medicine chest. But what happens when your kids get older? There comes a point when Kermit the Frog or Disney Princesses just aren't going to cut it anymore. For girls a nice invisible bandage will do. When it comes to the newly testosterone-fueled boys you need something more masculine. These Boo Boo Bandages are just the thing with images to make their cuts and scrapes look much worse.

Want A New Look In Bath Towels? Think Crop Circles

Crop circles are enigmatic, mysterious, and even beautiful. You will soon be able to bring those qualities to your bathroom with Crop Circle Towels. They come in an array of greens and have real crop circle designs laid into the terry cloth field. You may never find such unique towels for beach and bath in your lifetime again.

 

Want An Easier Way To Hand Wash Laundry? The Scrubba Wash Bag Will Do It

There are just times, for whatever reason, you just have to wash out a few things by hand. This is not always the easiest chore to accomplish efficiently. That is until the Scrubba Wash Bag came onto the market. It is billed as the world's smallest washing machine. It is ideal for use both at home and on the road, and is completely portable. It is foldable and weighs just 5 ounces.

Urban Supercar Looks Like A Lambo, Drives Like A Golf Cart

Modeled after the Lamborghini Aventador, the Lishidedidong Urban Supercar (yes, that is its real name) might look a lot more exciting than most entry-level electric cars but its beauty is only skin deep.

Want A New Way To Use Rock Hard Butter? Try This Grate Solution!

One of the problems that has faced mankind for many years is how to take rock hard butter that comes out of the refrigerator and make it useable quickly. Another is how to keep people from leaving toast crumbs in the butter. With the Butter Mill by Cooks Innovations the butter dish is a thing of the past and you store your butter in a gadget that grates the butter so that it warms much faster than the pat you would normally use.