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Fried Chicken Pillows with Phone Pouch to Play ASMR Audio of Chicken Frying

Fried Chicken Pillows with Phone Pouch to Play ASMR Audio of Chicken Frying
Do you have a hard time falling asleep at night? Is it so bad and specific you need a fried chicken-shaped pillow with an integrated pouch for your phone so you can play audio of chicken frying just so you can fall asleep?

A Robotic Trombone Machine: For the Marching Band of the Future

A Robotic Trombone Machine: For the Marching Band of the Future
Since “just because you can” is as good a reason as any to do something these days, the engineers at iSax Laboratories took it upon themselves to try building a MIDI-controlled robotic trombone. The result? Well, the result is what you’ll hear below, which is by no means the best trombone playing I’ve ever heard.
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Pikachu Centipede Body Pillows: Gotta Catch ‘Em Aaaaah!

Pikachu Centipede Body Pillows: Gotta Catch ‘Em Aaaaah!
What has a Pikachu head, entirely too many body segments, and nobody asked for? If you answered a Pikachu centipede body pillow, then you’re correct. Available from Chinese online retailer AliExpress, falling asleep with one of these ‘Very Long Pikachu Insect Plushes’ can almost guarantee a poor night’s sleep filled entirely with nightmares.

Rats Have Learned to Drive Tiny Cars

Rats Have Learned to Drive Tiny Cars
Apparently, because we don’t already have enough problem with scooters weaving in and out of traffic, scientists are working on a way for rats to drive around in miniature cars. Yes, these rodents can now literally join the rat race.

Green Bean, Corn, and Carrot-flavored Hard Candies: Be Sure to Eat Your Veggies

Green Bean, Corn, and Carrot-flavored Hard Candies: Be Sure to Eat Your Veggies
Because apparently there’s a market for absolutely everything, Archie McPhee has created these hard candies that taste like vegetables. A 2.5-ounce tin will set you back $5 and contains a mix of green bean, corn, and carrot flavored candies.

Tentacled Cocktail Glasses: Sipping Under the Sea

Tentacled Cocktail Glasses: Sipping Under the Sea
Looking for the perfect cocktail glasses to compliment your ocean-themed home bar? How about these octopus glasses from Cerahome? Each glass holds four ounces of your favorite cocktail (or poison if you’re hosting a murder mystery) and would look great in the hand of Ursula while she steals your voice in exchange for legs.

A Commemorative Coin to Celebrate the End of 2020

A Commemorative Coin to Celebrate the End of 2020
2020: it was an inextinguishable dumpster fire. And to celebrate its end/our survival, Antsy Labs is releasing this A.D. 2020: This Is Fine’ commemorative coin. Emblazoned with the year’s lowlights like the coronavirus, Australian wildfires, and murder hornets, it serves as a reminder of all the hardships we’ve overcome.

Artificial Intelligence Creates an Infinite Bass Solo

Artificial Intelligence Creates an Infinite Bass Solo
The pinnacle of human achievement: we’ve finally reached it. What we have here is a never-ending bass solo generated by a recurrent neural network (RNN). It was trained on two hours of bass improvisation by musician Adam Neely.

Formula 1 and NASCAR Look Out, It’s Time for Racing Tardigrades

Formula 1 and NASCAR Look Out, It’s Time for Racing Tardigrades
I’ve watched lots of car races over the years. I’ve driven on race tracks and dragstrips, and have even been in a stock car at about 170 mph. But you know what I haven’t experienced yet?

Die Hard’s John McClane Gets Made into a Realistic Cake

Die Hard’s John McClane Gets Made into a Realistic Cake
No stranger to making unbelievably realistic cakes, pastry artist Natalie Sideserf of Sideserf Cake Studio in Austin, Texas recently made a John McClane bust cake from Die Hard, one of everybody’s favorite Christmas movies. Welcome to the party, pal!

Dungeons and Dragons Mimic Chest Dice Storage Box

Dungeons and Dragons Mimic Chest Dice Storage Box
There’s nothing worse than a mimic chest. You think you’re about to score some sweet loot, but nope, you just get attacked instead. Now I have to roll to see how many teeth the cleric in my party has to remove from my rear.

Baby Jabba the Hutt Sculptures Ready to Take on Baby Yoda

Baby Jabba the Hutt Sculptures Ready to Take on Baby Yoda
Move over baby Yoda, there’s a new precious Star Wars baby in the galaxy. Sculpted and cast by artist Nicholas J. Brown (aka LoreCraft), these baby Jabba silicone sculptures are based on a 3D character design created by fellow artist Leonardo Viti.

Finally, The Banana Cat Bed Your Cats Have Been Meowing for

Finally, The Banana Cat Bed Your Cats Have Been Meowing for
Cats: they’re particular. You buy them a fancy memory foam bed for $80 and they sleep in the sink. Enter the Banana Cat Bed, a plush, banana-shaped cat bed, complete with a peelable peel on top.

Tiny Tents Let Your Cat Camp Out

Tiny Tents Let Your Cat Camp Out
Tiny Tents are exactly that: tiny tents with all the features and functionality you’d expect to find in a regular size tent, but measuring only 18″ x 18″ x 12″ when pitched. I mean if you can even consider assembling one of these tiny things as pitching a tent.

Guy’s Creepy Facial Recognition Robot with Furby ‘Brain’

Guy’s Creepy Facial Recognition Robot with Furby ‘Brain’
Seen here looking like a typical nuclear family of the future, this is YouTuber LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER showing off a facial recognition robot (the one on the right). It appears to be powered by a Furby inside the clear plastic computer case, which is modeled after a classic Apple Macintosh.

This Meat Puzzle Is Made of Literal Butcher Blocks

This Meat Puzzle Is Made of Literal Butcher Blocks
Thanksgiving is over, so I’ve officially had my fill of turkey for the year. Next time I have meat, I want it to be a nice hearty steak. Perhaps a rib eye or a New York strip.
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