Here’s a nice conversation piece for your desk… The appropriately named Cat’s Arse Sharpener ensures that your pencil gets a nice sharp point in the most disturbing manner possible.
Insert your dull pencil into the cat’s “third eye,” and it lets out a meow and sharpens your pencil.
Personally, I can’t stand those people who walk down the street with their Bluetooth headsets on, talking into space. But if you’re one of those people who just can’t possibly be bothered by holding your cell phone in your hand, have I got an invention for you.
These hand sewn cases for the iPod Nano are pretty goofy looking if you ask me. They’re certainly not the typical sleek metal or plastic cases you usually see.
Individually crafted by artist Anna Lee (a.k.a.
ThinkGeek has been on a roll lately with some great cubicle schwag inspired by the cult classic movie, Office Space.
This desk embellishment is perfect for those of you who just can’t get enough meaningless corporate awards.
Rather than displaying your weight in pounds or kilos, this clever bathroom scale from Firebox lets you compare your heft with that of famous world figures, actors and other characters from pop culture.
Perfect for those who really don’t want to know how much they weigh, the scale lets you see how you measure up to everyone from Donald Trump, to Fozzie Bear, to Ron Jeremy and even to Baby Jesus.
The guys over at bits bytes pixels & sprites dug up this fun little mashup between two unlikely bedfellows, Halo and Monty Python’s Flying Circus:
The clip, overlays Python’s classic “How not to be seen” sketch with scenes from the popular first-person shooter.
This short mockumentary from video hooligans The New Golden Boys investigates the meteoric rise and tragic fall of Pac-Man and his good buddy, Dig-Dug.
I especially enjoyed the book cover for “If I Did It” (with forward by Bea Arthur) about Pac-Man’s involvement in the mysterious death of Inky, the blue ghost.
This cleverly designed piggy bank looks like a giant key from a computer keyboard, emblazoned with word “Save.”
The oversize plastic computer key (4.5″ x 4.5″ x 2.25″) serves as a constant reminder to save those spare coins you found under the couch cushion.
While I’m not certain what the connection is between the Fab Four and Nintendo’s latest game console, I do find this T-shirt design quite amusing anyway.
The Let it Bii shirt is 20 bucks from Nerdy Shirts features Nintendo “Mii” avatars designed to look like John, Paul, Ringo and George.
I know this might seem a bit dated, but I just found this and thought it was too funny to ignore. This t-shirt speaks for itself, simply stating “This is how I roll.” alongside a graphic of the funky Japanese games’ protagonist pushing a big old Katamari.
Bring out your inner Jack Bauer with this alarm clock import from Japan. Once the DangerBomb’s alarm goes off, you’ll need to quickly disconnect one of three color-coded wires to prevent the DangerBomb from “exploding.”
To keep you on your toes, the alarm will pick a random color coded wire that must be detached within a pre-set amount of time.
Whoops! CompUSA made a bit of a blunder this week when it advertised a free $15 iTunes gift card with the purchase of any Microsoft Zune 30GB Music Player.
Now if you could only figure out a way to get those DRM locked tunes from iTunes to the Zune, you’d be all set.
Those of us who can’t afford to have a real butler or personal assistant can now feel a little more wealthy each morning. With the Voco Clock, you can now be awakened by a daily affirmation from your own personal English manservant.
For anyone who’s played the game Saints Row for the Xbox 360, you know it’s riddled with graphical glitches and hiccups. Now some dude by the name of Cabel has put together a fun little musical ditty that mashes up these glitches with an off-off-off-Broadway musical.