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Pampshades, Lamps Made From Real Bread Loaves

Pampshades, Lamps Made From Real Bread Loaves
Now I know what you’re thinking, and I couldn’t agree more: the wait is finally over. Pampshades (“P” from pan, bread in Japanese, and “ampshade” from lampshade) are lamps made from actual bread loaves. Did anybody else just lick make-believe crumbs from their fingers?

What Is My Purpose? You Spray Kitties.

What Is My Purpose? You Spray Kitties.
Every cat owner knows that cats love to get up on your countertops. Some are downright hard to train. My cats keep doing it and we have tried everything. CatNani may be able to help. It is a little robot that patrols your countertops, and scoots your cat off onto the floor.

Break up Beans are Perfect for the Patient

Break up Beans are Perfect for the Patient
If you are in a relationship that you want out of, but you really don’t want to have to tell your significant other to their face you want out, here is an alternative to a Dear John/Jane letter.

Improbability Art Series Transforms Everyday Objects into Unusable Objects

Improbability Art Series Transforms Everyday Objects into Unusable Objects
One-eyed sunglasses? Square un-rolling pins? Keyboards with pins sticking out of them? These are just some of the things that Italian artist Giuseppe Colarusso has transformed for his very unusual series called Improbability, where everyday objects are turned into their highly unlikely counterparts.

Tasty or Tasteless? Meat Handbags and Shoes

Tasty or Tasteless? Meat Handbags and Shoes
Fashion comes in many forms and styles. Sometimes you can see yourself wearing or using it, while other times it’ll just leave you wondering why the designer created it in the first place. When it comes to the pieces in “Burden of Excess” created by artist Andrea Hasler, I find myself gravitating towards the latter.

Rogue Beard Beer is Made Using Yeast Extracted from a Dude’s Beard

Rogue Beard Beer is Made Using Yeast Extracted from a Dude’s Beard
Rogue Beard Beer didn’t get its name for nothing. It’s an unusual brew that’s made using yeast that has been extracted from the beard of an actual human being. That human being is brew-master John Maier, who sports a notably bushy beard that apparently has a lot of yeast in it.

Corezone: A Piggy Bank of Sorts for Your Emotions

Corezone: A Piggy Bank of Sorts for Your Emotions
Life’s tough. Sometimes, it feels good to hash things out with friends or family to get rid of the negativity. But when you feel like keeping things to yourself but want to express your emotions, then you’ve got the Corezone to turn to.

1980s Camcorder Recycled into Craziest iPhone Dock Yet

1980s Camcorder Recycled into Craziest iPhone Dock Yet
Ever since my iPhone 5 showed up with its tiny new Lightning connector, I don’t use a dock anymore. Maybe once my overpriced 30-pin adapter shows up, I will, and maybe it’ll be this one.

Anatomical Portraits Go Beyond Skin Deep

Anatomical Portraits Go Beyond Skin Deep
I’m sure you’ve seen anatomical models of the different human systems when you took biology in high school. There’s the good, old skeletal system and of course, the muscular system.

Listen To Your Hands Table: When One Drawer Closes, Another One Opens

Listen To Your Hands Table: When One Drawer Closes, Another One Opens
When one door closes, another one opens. That’s probably a saying you’ve heard time and again when you just got fired or lost an opportunity you’ve been chasing after for a long time. So what do drawers have to do with the whole thing, and with life, in particular?

“If I Die” Facebook App Lets You Post One Last Message From Your Grave

“If I Die” Facebook App Lets You Post One Last Message From Your Grave
Some families contact Facebook to have the accounts of their loved ones closed when they pass away. Others just leave them be so contacts can leave comments remembering the life they led and the impact they made on the lives of others.

iLuv’s WorkStations Turn Your Tablet into a Desktop PC: Say What?

iLuv’s WorkStations Turn Your Tablet into a Desktop PC: Say What?
I get that you might need a keyboard to get things done with your tablet. It’s even better when that same Bluetooth keyboard doubles as a case and a stand, but iLuv’s new WorkStation series is a bit much for my taste.

AirSketcher Robotic Fan Knows Exactly Where to Blow

AirSketcher Robotic Fan Knows Exactly Where to Blow
I remember back in the day when air conditioners were scarce in my household and my sister’s and I would have to rely on our old, trusty electric fans and a bucket of ice to keep cool.

Click “Like” if You Like this Facebook Dress

Click “Like” if You Like this Facebook Dress
Facebook has taken over a lot of lives, and I mean that literally, in the past few years since it’s quick rise to fame. It’s not uncommon to find people feverishly posting photos via mobile and updating their status every other minute based on every single whim and thought that enters their head.

USB Optical Mouse With Digital Scale Good for Weighing Your Mouse Hand?

USB Optical Mouse With Digital Scale Good for Weighing Your Mouse Hand?
If you ask me, the mouse is definitely something I can’t live without. Sure, the touchpad on my laptop is enough for my needs sometimes, but I need my USB mouse to be able to drag and drop things with ease.

Guy Gets Stuck in Manhole Trying to Get His Phone, Blames Gang Members

Guy Gets Stuck in Manhole Trying to Get His Phone, Blames Gang Members
As the story goes, a guy was walking to his buddy’s house that was only a few doors down when some gang members started shouting “gang stuff” and then attacked him. The dude says he was punched and kicked and then the gang members tossed his phone into the drain.