Whenever something particularly interesting happens online, you can expect it to start trending on-blogging site Twitter. So there’s no reason why this incredibly adorable Tweet Mug shouldn’t get some mentions on the very site where it drew inspiration.
Ever received flowers from someone you aren’t particularly fond of? Say, your ex who cheated on you with your best friend? Or that co-worker who told your boss about that harmless joke you cracked about the man himself a few weeks ago?
For those of you who don’t keep up on your mythology, Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation. In other words, she’s a sex goddess. She is also – thanks to the miracles of modern technology – a desktop USB hub.
The nuclear crisis that followed after the earthquake and tsunami rocked Japan caused a lot of people to panic. This resulted in geiger counters and radiation detectors selling out on the web a few hours after it was announced that the damaged nuclear plants in Fukushima were leaking and that trace amounts of radiation had been found to cross the seas onto the shores of California.
Yeah, we too thought Darth Vader was building the Death Star as a weapon of mass intergalactic destruction. Turns out the Death Star was actually built to do something much more important – to protect the Empire’s delicious cookies.
This funky ceramic speaker has got a long history, which starts off with Japanese footballer/fashion icon Nakata Hidetoshi, whose Revalue Nippon Project is basically a way to marry and revitalize traditional Japanese crafts with modern designs.
In an interview with the Litchfield County Times, York Street Studio co-owner Linda Zelenko said, “If you look at all the stuff out there, all the objects are these ugly plastic things,” she said. “That was basically the genesis of making something that kind of bridges the gap between an ugly plastic thing and a beautifully designed piece to integrate home furnishings and technology.”
Attention fans of Doctor Who and caffeine! Listen up! I have here your next purchase – a coffee mug that’s based on the Doctor’s main mode of transportation, the TARDIS.
The TARDIS mug is guaranteed to keep your coffee hot, while it can also transport it nearly instantaneously to any location in time or space.
I recently stumbled across these awesome antique plates that were altered with images of Star Wars characters. Can you imagine eating breakfast on one of these?
Too bad they’re just decorative, and you can’t eat off of them.
This beautiful pair of ceramic speakers, designed by Joey Roth, “are designed to leave the sound untouched, warm, dry, and detailed.” The handcrafted 4″ speakers are made of porcelain and cork, which the product’s page calls “acoustically dead.”