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Drown Away Your Sorrow With Gin

Wallowing in your own self pity while drinking away your sorrows with a glass full of gin and tonic just got even more depressing. Gin & Titonic is an ice cube mold that is shaped to depict miniature Titanics and icebergs that can “sink in your drink.” Jason Amendolara of Fred Studio designed a single ice tray capable of creating ...

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Toss Your Salad While Fingering It

What? You think I have a dirty mind? Designer Merry Kawamura Ganjavian is way more of a perv than I ever will be. Aside from having a name that sounds like “Merry Ganja,” she’s created a unique set of utensils that can be worn on your fingers. Dubbed “Eat With Your Fingers,” you’ll soon find yourself fingering your yogurt, salads ...

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Arduino Lilypad: Oversized Robotic Arm Directs Plants To Window

Your house plants are withering. You have two options: put them out in the sun or build a gigantic robotic arm that takes up half of your living space. Lively plants at the cost of sleeping in the bathtub doesn’t sound too bad either. The Bartlett School of Architecture showcased their “Experiments in Time” exhibit, which included this steel monstrosity ...

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Acoustic Tiles Make For A Good Trip

These acoustic tiles aren’t going to turn your living room into a concert hall or anything of the sort. However, with a little paint and a handful of shrooms, Altera Design Studio’s acoustic tiles will transform your living room into a spaceship reminiscent of the game Halo. That spherical look combined with blue LEDs is guaranteed to make you trip ...

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Thank Me Later: DIY Portable Air Conditioner

It’s the middle of July and that means those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are really feeling the heat. With my current apartment, I have no air conditioning in my bedroom and during the day it becomes unbearable at times when temps start reaching the 90s. I need a way to cool off. Thankfully, Instructables user Farhanians has posted ...

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Strange Days Have Found Us

Now this is a basting brush I would use on the grill. It’s called the Strange Ways Basting Brush and costs $15. What’s so special about it? You can bend it to any angle you see fit so you can reach “difficult” places on your turkey/ham/child in the oven. It’s made of silicone, so it won’t catch fire and burn ...

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Mouse Soap Not On A Rope

This mouse is done being a computer mouse. It’s tired of being man-handled all day, clicked and pressed all over. It wants to relax. The truth is, it’s just a bar of soap carved into a computer mouse. It almost looks functional but the only thing it’s functioning is that fresh feeling after a hot shower. Not the first and ...

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Let Your Lady Friends Know, You’re No Shovenist

“The female form is the most attractive in nature,” says Dutch sculptor Mario Philippona. We couldn’t agree more. After all, no one wants a sculpture of a man’s flaccid genitals decorating their home. Instead, why not a coffee table with a woman’s legs and curvy rear-end at each corner?  That’s what Mario has been sculpting: erotic home decor inspired by ...

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Tetris Ice Cube Trays Won’t Make You Russian

So you saw the DIY Tetris ice cubes and wanted to bust some out for your upcoming gaming party. Too bad it didn’t work out and in the process of ice-chisling, you lost a finger. Why not keep it simple and use this Icetris ice cube tray from Russian designer Dima Komissarov? With trays in four different colors, it’s almost ...

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Miss Washbasin Conforms To Your Body

Let’s face it, your face is dirtier than a Denny’s kitchen. You shouldn’t have to worry about cramping your back while hunched over your normal everyday bathroom sink. Hidra, creators of the Miss Washbasin, were thinking of your crater filled cheeks when they designed the Miss. The concave form of the sink allows for comfortable leaning against the front of ...

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