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Super Mario Piranha Plant iPhone Case

Yanked directly from the screen of Super Mario Bros., the Piranha Plant iPhone case is made with a double-layer of Eco-felt, which is composed of 100% consumer recycled water bottles. Sold out for now, I’d keep an eye on Etsy to see if any more of these are put on the block. Just remember, you have to time it perfectly. ...

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Camouflaged Cables Fit Right In With Your Jungle Motif

I pray for the day when wireless charging is available to the masses. Charging cables are ugly and a hassle to keep organized. But for now, they’re a mandatory product for us gearheads and gadget freaks. But do the cables really have to be so plain and ugly themselves? I mean, they can be a real eyesore, causing a damper ...

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Green Capsule: Portable Garden

I understand that living in a major metropolitan city can leave you with a lack of plants, grass and trees but this is still a bit overkill. It’s a keychain called the Green Capsule and it comes with a small vegetable seed inside along with a proprietary soil mix of some sort. In turn, with a little light, your seed ...

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Boskkes Upside Down Sky Planters Save Water And Get In Your Way

Oh my! Has the world turned upside down!? No, it’s just these household plants hanging upside down from the ceiling. The designer, Patrick Morris, had the strange desire to hang potted plants from his ceiling. After many trial and error attempts and a lot of soiled furniture, Patrick came up with a unique reservoir system that feeds water directly to ...

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Home Depot Has A Plant

This plant is no ordinary house plant. It’s called Spore 1.1 and it’s a reflection of how Home Depot is faring in the current economy. It’s rigged so that if Home Depot’s stock falls, the plant isn’t watered and it dies. Should stock soar, the plant gets a healthy dose of water. Cruel? A bit, but we’re guessing that given ...

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Water Your Ring Every Day

She’s hot, right? Check out that ring on her finger. It’s a combination of jewelry and gardening which can only mean one thing: she’s marrying a hippy. Iceland designer Hafsteinn Jlusson wants to bring nature into everyday couture. This form of jewelry is not for everyone, however. One must take good care of their Growing Jewelry or else it’ll fade ...

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Robotic Fish Feeder Saves Lives

The most common demise of fish is due to negligence. If you go through life with a “can’t someone else do it” attitude, like myself, then pets really aren’t your bailiwick. Fish of all pets are the easiest to maintain and yet, some people can’t keep a goldfish alive longer than a week. With Fifer, the fish feeding robot, fish ...

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Replacing Plants With Solar Plants

When you get to the point where you’ve fucked with the Earth so much that normal plants just won’t cut it, you need alternatives. That’s why the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Mitsubishi and Tokki Corp. have developed a prototype solar cell module that resembles a living plant. With organic thin-film solar cells, the module is ...

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Kegstands on the ISS: Space Beer

Yes, you read correctly: space beer. Sapporo Holdings, one of Japan’s largest makers of beer, have helped cultivate barley in space. Barley, being the resilient grain it is, is able to withstand a diverse range of temperatures making it an ideal plant to be cultivated in space. Sapporo has stated that they will not be producing the “space beer” on ...

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Toss That Salad: Salad Plant

How many times has your wife bitched you out for buying ugly kitchen appliances? I’m sure if you’re like any normal couple, it’s happened plenty of times and the both of you are sick of it. In comes the Salad Plant to save the marriage day! Essentially, it’s a plastic plant when you have both tongs placed inside the pot. ...

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