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Feeling Hungry? Try These Video-Game Themed Bento Boxes

For the uninitiated, Bento is a type of lunch-time meal which consists of rice, meat, and vegetables, the whole array arranged together in a box. It's a fairly traditional dish, often prepared for school and work lunches; it's also available at most restaurants which serve Japanese food. Those mass-produced meals rather pale in comparison to the stuff I'd like to share with you folks today - calling the ordinary stuff downright inadequate wouldn't be much of a stretch.

Drinking Fudge: Not Your Average Hot Chocolate

If you are a chocoholic and you love those decadent moments of relaxation with a mug of hot cocoa it may be time to take the experience up a notch -- or ten. Drinking Fudge is a whole different experience in liquid chocolate. Not only is it thicker and richer than your usual cup of Swiss Miss, it has an entire line of different flavors to entice the palates of even the most die-hard chocolate lovers.

Emergency Rice “Can” Be Stored Up To Five Years

Whether preparing for the apocalypse (zombie or otherwise) or merely stocking your post-Cold war bomb shelter, you'll be bowled over by soft drink can sized Emergency Rice rations from Japan. The manufacturer, CTC, designed the good-looking, no-nonsense packaging because hey – in an emergency no one has time for nonsense, amiright?

Mugnificant! Top 10 Crazy and Funny Mugs

There is certainly no shortage of weird and wonderful food-related things to write about, but when a friend showing you a picture of a toilet-shaped mug results in a pig-like chuckle squeezing itself out of your lungs/nostrels, there is not much thinking left to be done. So here we go - a tribute to the 15 year old schoolboy/girl in all of us. I am talking, of course, about some of the world's funniest and craziest mugs.

Organic, Vegetable Based Wee Can Too Finger Paints Make Creative Time Safe for Babies

Created by two moms, Wee Can Too Finger Paints use vegetable and fruit powders and other plant based ingredients to take away all the worry so that kids and parents can completely enjoy finger painting time.

Bake Your Dog Panini With The New Dog Treat Panini Pan

Congratulations are in order to Holstein Housewares for the development of the Holstein Pet Treat Maker, a panini pan that makes perfect dog biscuits in 7 minutes. It's not available yet, but the specialized appliance will be ready for sale at HSN.com sometime in May, and here's what it will offer..

Kitchen Accessories For Scientists And Science Nerds

If Food Network celebrity chef Alton Brown has anything to teach us about cooking it is that it's all about science. The culinary art is mostly chemistry and physics with some biology tossed in for good measure. If you are all about science and cooking you can reflect that in your kitchen with a Scientific Spice Rack, a Scientific Storage Jar Set, and Good Chemistry Salt and Pepper Shakers.

In A Jam: This Is Not Your Great-Grandpa's Bathtub Gin

It appears that you can make jam out of just about anything these days -- even gin and whiskey. Take Bathtub Gin Artisanal Jam for example. Okay, they aren't really made of gin and whiskey. They are made from the best organic fruit available that is blended into a surprising line of jams with a touch of a potent potable to give it something special that you won't find in other preserves.

Magisso Tipping Teacup Allows You To Brew And Enjoy Without Added Accessories

If you love loose leaf tea, but hate fumbling around with infusers there’s an option you may not have considered or even known about. The Magisso Tipping Teacup’s inventive design eliminates the middleman and gives tea enthusiasts the opportunity to brew and enjoy without added accessories.

With $250k On The Line, One Spark 2013 Was An Inferno Of Innovation!

Jacksonville, Florida’s huge crowdsourcing event for inventors, innovators and creative dreamers has come and gone, leaving me to showcase the most popular ideas of the One Spark event.