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Interior Designer's Mr. Potato Head: Mr. Light By Tomás Alonso

You may not get the similarity between Mr. Light, by designer Thomás Alonso, and Mr. Potato Head, by toy company Hasbro... not right away.

Designer Piggy Bank Holds $10,000: Buy Two And Save $20,000

A stunningly realistic pig, gilded or polymer coated in hot pink, by a world famous designer, would look smashing on her dark cherry server.  She would love it, even be encouraged to shove dollar bills through the cork opening and look forward to saving $10,000....

Anti-Theft Collapsible Bike Wheel

These concept wheels provide an interesting new reason for thieves to pass your bike over (or at least spend an extra 3 minutes stealing it).

Portable Air Hockey Brings The Game Where It Never Existed Before

Portable Air Hockey is a great solution that allows for play of the popular game pretty much anywhere.

Sushi Bars For Pets: Where Dogs And Cats Eat "Rawrrr"

Even veterinarians are recommending raw food diets for pets these days, but other marketing of raw food diets has lagged behind consumer interest, perhaps because the large pet food manufacturers with big marketing budgets have not jumped into the trend... yet.  But at least two small companies with raw food pet diets have found a delicious way to present their raw pet foods: sushi bars.

Sarah Palin Trades In Twitter Tweets For Facebook Powder!

How can anyone forget the now infamous 'lipstick on a pig' reference during the last political campaign and the hockey Mom from the Tundra that turned "going rogue" into a mantra. Well now that same lady is using the "powder" of social media to sell books and position herself for a run at the highest post in the land.

"Pirate" Murdoch Claims Search Engines Arrrhhh Stealing His Material

What do you get when you cross legacy newspapers with an arch conservative right-wing publisher? Rupert Murdoch, that's who! In a new twist as how to not play nice with Google and the other top search engines, Murdoch's controversial approach might either become a new business model for other newspapers to emulate, or a crash and burn scenario that sees the rise and fall of his own Phoenix!

Step Aside GPS: Manhole Navigation Concept Is Taking Over

Navigation takes a turn for the steampunk in the Map Hole concept, designed for use in urban environments.

Anthologie Quartett Catena: A Unique Bike Chain Clock

Bored with the traditional LCD or analog clock? For just over two Gs, you can tell time (sort of) with this stunning piece of wall art.

SNL & Social Media Christen Largest Cruise Ship In The World

Cruise Ships are not usually the butt of a joke, or comedy-rich fodder for comedians. However, in the case of the largest cruise ship in the world, Seth Meyers has set his lampooning sites on Royal Caribbean's "Oasis of the Seas." Celebrating its global stage 'coming-out' party, Royal Caribbean knows they've made it when SNL takes their cruise ship out for a spin and the social media airwaves hype their maiden voyage.

USB Eyelash Curler Brings Beauty To The Geek

Some USB powered devices are so weird, they'll curl your eyelashes. Some cut to the chase and curl your lashes from the get-go... like this actual USB eyelash curler from Thanko.

Send Your Weight Directly To Twitter With The Body Scale

With just $160, you can buy in to new heights of embarrassment. Begin sending regular tweets about your weight/fat content by jumping on the Body Scale.

"Geotagged Tweets" Coming To A City Near You!

Since the "location-based social network" train has left the station, Twitter has not only jumped on board, it appears to be the locomotive engineer. And now with 3rd party apps purchasing tickets on the "Twitter Local Express" the microblogging network is expanding its coordinates to offer up the longitude and latitude of all your tweets.

Instant Mashed Potatoes On Thanksgiving? You Betcha!

I rarely eat mashed potatoes except on Thanksgiving, and maybe Christmas. Of course, I always mashed the potatoes myself. It would kill my family to think that I'd whipped up instant mashed potatoes to serve to them. But, guess what? I'm going to serve instant mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving - the same kind my husband made for me....

6380 Senior Cell Phone Helps Older Folks Keep In Touch

An oversized phone designed just for seniors, this one could help get older folks excited about cell phone technology. Probably not, though.