Arts & Design

Pac-Man Stools

I love the look of these handmade stools that were spotted over in Japan. There’s a Pac-Man stool and then four additional stools shaped like ghosts. That’s right, take a seat and plop down on top of Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde. They won’t mind. After all, they’re inanimate objects from a 1980s video game. Link

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Pillow Suit Protects From Narcolepsy Related Injury

How often do you find yourself falling asleep at your computer as you surf the web into the early hours of the morning? Have you woken up with keyboard squares etched into your forehead? Maybe even stiff limbs? The “Pillows for Workaholics” suit will protect you from yourself and your stupid ass decisions. Or maybe you could just stop the ...

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Mr. Switch Light Switch Loves When You Flick His Nose

To be perfectly honest, I sort of feel bad for Mr. Switch. He has people constantly tweaking his nose into impossible angles and he’s forced to smile through it all. But we can see through his pain. Those down-turned eyebrows tell us all we need to know about Mr. Switch’s mental state. We half expect lines of grief to form ...

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Turn Your Roomba Into a Horny Toad

Mmm, I’m not sure how I feel about this “mod” for the Roomba. While the furry cover for the vacuum is welcome, the strange look this toad has on its face is somewhat like the Mona Lisa’s smile: creepy and mysterious. That’s probably ’cause it’s made with real glass eyes. I get the whole toad thing, but how come I’m ...

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Gaming Awards

While the military usually commends the ultimate in respect and award, gamers are now branching out into awards. Have you completed the original Ninja Gaiden in a 10 minute period? Excellent. You deserve one of these NES medals for your courageous journey through the land of ninjas. Have you unleashed a 95-hit combo unto your opponent during a heated match ...

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Get High: Flybar Pogo Stick

The pogo stick. One of the most frustrating toys of my childhood for sure. On the other hand, once you started jumping and got the hang of it, it provided endless fun during the summer. Check out the Flybar, a modern update on the pogo stick. Using super-strong elastic bands and an adjustable piston, you can get some serious height ...

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Average Day Wristwatch Doesn’t Care Much For Numbers

Are you more of a “take action” sort of person, rather than a tight-scheduled numbers guy? The Average Day Watch, designed by Crispin Jones, is crafted for people just like you, who just don’t find much need for numbers in their life. Replacing the traditional digits are an assortment of daily routines. Just after noon? Then you know it’s time ...

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Skiing the Slopes as You Drop The Browns Off at the Ole Swimming Hole

Talk about being scared shitless. Coca-Cola has gone all hardcore with the marketing of their new Georgia Max Coffee brand, redesigning a number of toilets at some of the most popular ski resorts in Japan. And really, where else could something this absurdly awesome exist? The fully wrapped bathroom walls simulate the experience of a skier on all sides of ...

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Winter Recreated Indoors… With Post-It Notes

Don’t ask me why they did it, but they did it. Design group “I Never Kissed A Dog” spent hours, meticulously covering a room in white Post-It notes, as to recreate the wintery whiteness of the coldest season of the year. The project, called “Winter 1972,” does a bang up job of recreating the sharpness of winter’s chill, and it ...

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Jorge Colombo Sketches With The iPhone

No one can deny the technical prowess of Apple’s dream gadget. But did you know that the iPhone can be used as a legitimate painting tool? Such is the case with artist Jorge Colombo. Check out these realistic (to an extent) sketches of New York City that he drew using the Brushes application on his iPhone. Grand Central? Check. New ...

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