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Vyper Workshop Chairs: The Ferrari of Shop Chairs

Vyper Workshop Chairs: The Ferrari of Shop Chairs
Designed for use in workshops and garages by people who are all too familiar with their hands being covered in grease and/or fresh wounds, Vyper Shop Chairs are a high-end line of chairs designed with both comfort and functionality in mind.

LEGO Deadpool Toilet Paper Holder: For The Aftermath of That Chimichanga

LEGO Deadpool Toilet Paper Holder: For The Aftermath of That Chimichanga
3D printed by Etsy shop NerdyBathroomFun (accurate), this LEGO-inspired Deadpool (Deadpoop?) holds a roll of toilet paper on his katana to help clean up the mess after the chimichanga party you just had in your stomach.

Tiny Drone Swarm Navigates Bamboo Forest Autonomously

Tiny Drone Swarm Navigates Bamboo Forest Autonomously
Because the robotic apocalypse can’t come soon enough for some people, researchers at China’s Zhejiang University have programmed a swarm of small drones to navigate autonomously to avoid obstacles. In this case, those obstacles are the entirety of a bamboo forest.

Giant Realistic Squid Made Entirely Out of Chocolate

Giant Realistic Squid Made Entirely Out of Chocolate
They say, “dream it, and you can achieve it” (especially if you have some degree of advanced skill.) With that in mind, chef Amaury Guichon of the Pastry Academy in Las Vegas went and constructed a surprisingly realistic squid entirely out of edible chocolate.

5-Foot Tall Glow-in-the-Dark Alien Garden Statue: They Are Among Us

5-Foot Tall Glow-in-the-Dark Alien Garden Statue: They Are Among Us
Because no garden is complete without a life-size alien visitor creeping amongst the rose bushes, King’s Bay produces and sells this 5-foot tall Area 51 Glow In The Dark Alien Garden Statue (affiliate link). The out-of-this-world visitor is made from cast aluminum and painted with glow-in-the-dark paint to really stand out after the sun goes down.

Man Builds Custom Fish Tank Stroller to Take His Goldfish on Walks

Man Builds Custom Fish Tank Stroller to Take His Goldfish on Walks
Taiwanese Youtuber Huang Xiaojie had a dream: a dream of taking his beloved goldfish for walks around town with him. So what did he do? He built himself a custom fish tank stroller, of course! I think we can all agree it was the logical decision and way better than just filling a backpack with water and hoping for the best.

Toyota Patents Dog Walking Robot That Can Pick Up After Your Pet

Toyota Patents Dog Walking Robot That Can Pick Up After Your Pet
Because picking up poop is one of the least desirable aspects of dog walking, Toyota recently applied for patents related to a dog-walking robot that can even clean up after a dog takes care of its business.

Disco Ball Helmets: For Dangerous Dance Parties

Disco Ball Helmets: For Dangerous Dance Parties
These unique crash helmets are decorated in the style of a disco ball, handmade and sold by Etsy shop Disco2Disco. Each helmet features a retractable visor and is not VDOT approved for road wear. That’s a shame too, because how else are you supposed to let other motorists know you’re the life of the highway party?

Plufl: A Dog Bed for Humans

Plufl: A Dog Bed for Humans
Presumably a little drunk and inspired by how comfortable a dog bed looked at the time, University of British Columbia students Noah Silverman and Yuki Kinoshita developed the Plufl, a giant dog-style bed intended for human use.

Spark Mini Amp Review: A Tiny But Mighty Practice Amp + Bluetooth Speaker

Spark Mini Amp Review: A Tiny But Mighty Practice Amp + Bluetooth Speaker
Musicians looking for a practice amp might want to check out Positive Grid’s Spark Mini. It’s a compact guitar amp that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. Honest to god, this is one of my favorite things ever.

DC Superhero Wedding Bands: Say I Do to Superpowers

DC Superhero Wedding Bands: Say I Do to Superpowers
Because you can’t even get married today without getting superheroes involved, ring maker Manly Bands has teamed up with DC Comics to produce The DC Collection, a line of superhero-themed wedding bands. Currently available rings include The Wonder Woman, The Superman, The Bruce Wayne, The Joker, The Flash, and The Aquaman.

Buff Baby Punching Bag and Dumbbell Rattle: For Tiny TKOs

Buff Baby Punching Bag and Dumbbell Rattle: For Tiny TKOs
Designed and manufactured by Fred, the BUFF BABY line of products appear to be exercise equipment designed for newborns. Of course, they only look like that, with the Speed Punching Bag (affiliate link) actually being a crinkle-filled cradle toy, and the dumbbell a toy rattle.

The Furbtroller: A Fully Functional Terrifying Furby XBox Controller

The Furbtroller: A Fully Functional Terrifying Furby XBox Controller
Because dreams really do come true, and that means nightmares as well, engineer Chad Etzel went and built the unholy Furbtroller: an Xbox controller modded using Furby body parts, including eyeballs and mouth for joysticks. I only hope by the time you’re reading this that it’s already been cleansed with fire and wiped from the earth.

Skeletonics Kinetic-Energy Exoskeleton: Humans In Disguise

Skeletonics Kinetic-Energy Exoskeleton: Humans In Disguise
Determined to win the costume contest at this year’s Halloween party? Look no further than the Skeletonics kinetic-energy powered exoskeleton – perfect for taking your Transformer costume to the next level. The next level being the 1st place pedestal at the costume contest, just so we’re clear.

Carving and Building a Kinetic Whale Sculpture: A Whale of a Good Time

Carving and Building a Kinetic Whale Sculpture: A Whale of a Good Time
Have you always dreamed of building your own wooden whale kinetic sculpture? Who hasn’t? It’s one of the dreams that unifies humanity. And thankfully, photographer and artist Sylvain Gautier documented the process in which he built this particular model, so you can follow along and build your own.

The Chevy Cobalt ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) Is out of This World

The Chevy Cobalt ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) Is out of This World
Crafted by car kit maker and Florida Man Mike Vetter, the ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) is a custom body kit that makes cars look like their gullwing doors are about to open and a bunch of bug-eyed aliens are going to crawl out with laser blasters to conquer earth.