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Samurai Slipper Socks For The Cloven Few

Fight for your right to relax like a warrior! These traditionally inspired brocade samurai slipper socks feature an odd "cloven hoof" design that looks as odd as it is comfortable.

Glue Tube Toilet Paper Holder For Sticky Situations

The delightfully disturbing Glue Tube Toilet Paper Holder may make you feel sick but don't worry, it won't make you stick.

Finally--Bacteria-Created Biofabric That Looks Just Like Human Skin!

Move over Jame Gumb! The fashion world has finally caught up with you!

Eat Your Snacks At A Snail's Pace With The Popcorn Grabber

Mmmm...popcorn.  It’s not so bad on its own.  In fact, as snacks go, it is pretty healthy to eat plain, air-popped popcorn.  Really though, who does that?  The Popcorn Grabber, or Potechi no Te, is made to only grab a kernel at a time.

Robotic Butterfly Causes An Electric Flap

The ChouChou Electric Butterfly is creating quite a flap at the 2010 Tokyo Toy Show, and it'll continue doing so as long as its batteries hold out.

Jelloware: Edible, Eco(ble), Drinking Glasses Not Made From Jell-O

A quartet of sparkling young minds form a design consultancy called The Way We See The World. Their designs are so thoughtful, so fresh and alive, you feel like you could pick them off your screen and put them to use immediately.  And this is especially true for Jelloware, the edible, eco-ble (Okay, I made that word up.) drinking glass.

 


The Kush Offers Nighttime Support For Larger Breasts

The Kush is a device made to support the breasts during sleep.  Larger breasted women often have problems with the extra weight of the breasts putting strain on their bodies, particularly in the neck, back and shoulders. 

Wearable Furniture In a Parody Art Catalogue

Ever walked through IKEA and went "wow, those curtains would look really good as a toga" or "that lampshade is precisely the hat that I've been looking for!". What? You haven't? Oh, well then, there are a couple of artists who have had that precise vision!

Walk Your Way Through the Summer In Innovative Eco-Flip Flops

I love flip-flops. I know flip-flops are not good for the feet, but in my opinion neither are toe constricting high heels or sneakers. Flip-flops are easy to put on and fresh air can also circulate the feet and help them stay cool during the summer. So, in dedication to an eco- friendly summer here are a few flip-flops I found intriguing.

Mother's Milk Is Celebrity Soapmaker's Not So Secret Ingredient

Mother's milk? In my soap? It's more likely than you think, thanks to Japanese actress Asaka Seto. The pretty celebrity, blogger and new mother recently posted her step-by-step recipe for homemade Human Milk Soap.

A REAL Fish Story: Dutch Create The First Goldfish Hotel In The World

You've been boarding your dogs, cats, birds, and even snakes when you take a vacation; but now, if you're travel plans include Amsterdam, you can board your fish at the Goudvissen Hotel, the only hotel in the world exclusively for goldfish.

Yummy Dough Lets Kids Have Their Modelling Fun And Eat It Too

So we all remember that kid in preschool, the one who had to taste every craft (and sometimes non-craft) item that was available.  Anyways, one item that was always safe to eat was the modelling dough.  Just because it was safe though, does not mean that it was tasty.  Knowing that kids are going to try eating it no matter what, Yummy Dough was created.

New York Drinks Dirty Water To Save Children

In New York, UNICEF set up a vending machine so that New Yorkers could buy filthy water for $1. This innovation is UNICEF"s effort to shock the public into awareness of the problems and dangers a child must face when they do not have clean water to drink. Mission accomplished.

A Design From The Sea: The Sand Baby Castaway Doll

Designers are expressing their frustration with environmental issues in various ways.  Yesterday, I wrote about the Save The Beach Hotel, HA Schult's architectural monument made of 12 tons of garbage he collected from the beach.  The Sand Baby Castaway Doll is Los Angeles designer Glenda Rolle's handmade, limited edition, sculpture of what could have been washed up by the sea, albeit more haphazardly.