The Cell Phone Lighter from Nodaya Denki in Black, Red, Silver, Blue and Green answers the call for a cheap, reliable lighter that looks remarkably like a neat little cell phone. read more »
As we all know, quitting smoking is hard because nicotine is so addictive. Along with this, we have also learned that anti-smoking advertising campaigns can be very difficult to ignore because of the vast creativity. Take for example, this direct mail piece. read more »
The Princess PI-1118-70 Gear Shift Pen Set with Memo Pad has got what it takes to drive any desk jockey wild! read more »
The FT "Female Type" Robot just may be the curvaceous shape of things to come - and she doesn't come with a voice processor, either. Be afraid, ladies, be VERY afraid... read more »
Just when you thought it was safe to go to the bathroom again, the 'Hanging Harry' Light Pull arrives to bring the curtain down on party poopers far and wide! read more »
Surely since the Internet's comprehensive conception way back in 1996 (over a decade, yikes!) you've had the sudden need to find some random website from years past. But, the only problem is that website doesn't exist anymore and you desperately need to show your friends whatever it was that was so funny it made you blow milk out of your nose. Fear not, Internet Archive is here for ya. read more »
Axe is known for its seductive fragrances and packaging and over the years the brand has established itself as one of the leading male grooming brands in the world. What does its' advertising do for the ever so provocative brand? read more »
No, there are no hidden wires here. It really is just the paper, along with a special conductive ink, that makes this paper listenable. read more »
The Elecom AVD-WLCA5G Anti-Theft iPod Case addresses a very important feature of Apple's revolutionary music storage & playing system - the ease by which they're stolen! read more »
Not only can the LighTalk II LED Sequential Display Unit scan, store and display up to eight different images, it's unique Wireless Image Transfer function lets you send your designs to another LighTalk user! read more »
Silicone springing and anti-resonance technology make Thanko's Silent Keyboard 5 times quieter than a whisper! read more »
According to a 2005 survey of more than 1,000 moms, lots of blunders happen in the bathroom. For example, 85 percent have fallen into the toilet when the seat is left up. One quarter surveyed have resorted to using toilet paper for a wet child emerging from the bath when no towel was in sight. Better yet, 33 percent of moms have sleepily brushed their teeth with something other than toothpaste. read more »
The Vividus, created by Swedish manufacturer Hästens, sells for just shy of $50,000. Vividus, the super-luxury mattress, uses all-natural horsehair, cotton, linen and wool in the various steps in the bed's manufacture. read more »
PG Tips is a British company that makes tea (otherwise, this story would be even odder than it already it is).
Boodles jewelers (an exclusive jeweller based in the UK) made a diamond teabag to celebrate PG Tips 75th birthday. The tea bag was hand-crafted using 280 diamonds. The tea bag is valued at around $14,000. read more »
Remember Wake-Up Juice from Back to the Future III? (View a clip on YouTube here .) It was a concoction of flaming sauces that jolted Professor Brown’s body to immediate alertness after a night of whiskey sloshing. Today, dozens of energy drinks and pills flood the market claiming to keep your body jazzed up with hours of unlimited energy, but most of them have annoying side effects (rapid heartbeat, shakes), or lead to addiction (hello, coffee!). But what if there was something that kept you awake without the consequences of traditional stimulants?
Steiff, a German company, has created the world's most expensive teddy bear. The £43,000 ($85,000) bear has fur made of real gold, and eyes made with sapphires and diamonds.
The new bear has a mouth made of solid gold, fur made from gold thread and eyes with pupils of sapphire and irises made from 20 tiny diamonds.
In celebration of its 125th anniversary, Steiff only produced 125 of the golden Jubilee Bears. You can identify a Steiff bear by the button on its ear.