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MEAT: Everything You Need to Know

$25.16 from Amazon »

Rack of Lamb. Whole Shank Osso Bucco. Crown Pork Roast with Pineapple Bread Stuffing. It's not just beef it's all kinds of MEAT that are what's for dinner in Pat LaFrieda's full-color book of buying, butchering, cooking...

Cabin Porn

$23.52 from Amazon »

Straw, sticks, and bricks. You'll find them all throughout the pages of Cabin Porn, a forthcoming coffee table book from the folks behind the tumblr of the same name. Cabin Porn began as a photographic blog shared just...

Spikeball

$59 from Amazon »

Take a volleyball. Shrink it down and tie a patch of its net to a trampoline frame. No, not a big trampoline that your mama says will crack your skull open if you fall off, one of those little round ones people use to...

Guerilla Furniture Design

$13.22 from Amazon »

Guerilla Furniture Design author Will Holman believes you should never design anything you can't actually make (attn: Triton human gills, Zero Helicopter, 60% of all crowdfunding projects). The problem with that ethos...

Blitzball - Ultimate Backyard Baseball

$11.99 - $19.99 from Blitzball »

What makes Blitzball the ultimate in backyard baseball? I mean, in addition to the allusion to Final Fantasy? Curves and distance, say its creators. Times two. Check out the video and you won't just see Blitzballs fly...

Silver Army Men

$195 - $235 from Silver Army Men »

The army men you played with as a kid? It's now even more justifiable to continue dinking around with them as an adult thanks to Silver Army Men, a collection of, yep, your favorite fearless action figures rendered in...

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Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People

$14.79 from Amazon »

Call it a nightcap. Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People traces the after-hour activities of a bear, a few otters, a wort hog, and a hops wildebeest--you know, a brewery's typical staff--as they demonstrate how to...

Happier Camper HC1

$15,950 from Happier Camper »

While the HC1's $15K base price doesn't make me a Happier Camper, if my mama, or my sugar mama, were to purchase one on my behalf I would very happily camp around our country's best national parks and nude beaches all...

The Geeky Chef Cookbook

$14.35 from Amazon »

Cassandra Reeder isn't just so geeky that she geeks out cooking dishes inspired by Star Wars, Legend of Zelda, and Doctor Who in her free time, she's so geeky that she started a blog about it, and has now released an...

Dinner in the Sky

It's not quite a mile high, and the activity doesn't offer quite the same line of pleasure, but adventuresome foodies can still enjoy panoramic views and an orgasmic culinary experience dangling a hundred feet in the...

DIY Modular Lightsabers

$150 - $350 from Saber Forge »

You've seen Saber Forge's custom made lightsabers around here before. But now the company is taking to Kickstarter to give you the opportunity to do the custom making yourself. Their Adaptive Saber

Defending Your Castle

$13.33 from Amazon »

While author William Gurstelle might use the word "castle" figuratively in his how-to book's title, he definitely means us to take the "defending" part at face value. The manual's full title is Defending Your Castle:...

Snake Eyes Yard Dice

$49.99 from Amazon »

Well, they're not polyhedral so these oversized dice probably won't add much to your roleplaying game night, but when the next big backyard Bunco fest or yooge Yahtzee extravaganza rolls around, the giant rollers will...

Goblin Deuce Double Barrel Paintball Gun

$89.95 from Goblin Paintball »

Goblin Paintball agrees with Arsenal Firearms: Why get a pistol with one barrel when you can get one with two. In Goblin's case, the double barrel pistol is the Deuce, an air cartridge issue that can launch a terrible...

Serenity Upwind Kayak & Canoe Sail Rig

$279.99 from Amazon »

You could kayak or canoe for exercise. Orrrr you could let the wind do most of the work for you--and save all the cash you were going to drop on a sailboat--with the Serenity Upwind kayak & canoe sail rig. The compact...

Oakes Design War Hammers

$59 - $395 from Etsy »

Ethan Oakes specializes in woodworking and weapon designs. Here you see both of his specialties in action with the Oakes Design line of war hammers. Some are made of hard woods, such as oak, and deemed battle-ready, while...

TRAK Folding Kayak

$3,399 from Amazon »

If campers can carry their houses on their backs (or at least have the Ecocapsule pulled by a unicorn), why shouldn't they be able to pack mule (or at least trunk-of-car mule their kayaks? TRAK's T-1600 is a performance...

Blodlaetere The Anglo-Saxon Seax

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Blodlaetere is a broken-back seax an Anglo-Saxon warrior might have used to wreak havoc during the Viking Age. And knifemaker Matthew Berry has spared no detail in his hand forging of both its 19-1/4" blade, and the nearly...

Oh, the Places You'll Eff Up

$14.24 from Amazon »

Know someone who's about to graduate college? Stressing, lying awake at night thinking, Now what? For me it was business as usual. Chillin', mowwin', gamin' at my mama's house with my friend Cornelius. But then one day...

Rude Hand Gestures of the World

$12.22 from Amazon »

"Evolutionary anthropologists tell us that gesture is much older than speech." So begins Romana Lefevre's Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words. What follows? Pictures! Lots and lots of pictures!...

PlyFy DIY Wooden GoKart

$790 from Flatworks »

Pursuant to a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Flatworks is offering up pre-orders of its PlyFly gas-powered wooden go-kart kit to those who didn't get in on the crowdfunding backing....

Proper Etiquette for the Modern Degenerate

$18.99 from Amazon »

Are you the Grand Poobah of politically incorrect? Then I recommend sitting down for a session with Mr. Manners. Not to "fix" yourself into another sociopolitical drone, but to learn how to continue talking trash, playing...

The kidRunner

$1,200 from kidRunner »

Are you a runner...with kids? Kids you strap in a stroller and take jogging with you, even though months of doing this has hunched your back, rounded your shoulders, and generally F'd up your form? More importantly, have...

The Fetish Coloring Book (NSFW)

$9.95 from Amazon »

That's a nice strap-on you've got there, ma'am, but I think it could use a little more color....

Suspend - Abstract Jenga

$13.74 from Amazon »

If Jenga is Kermit, Suspend is Animal. If Jenga is Taylor Swift, Suspend is Bjork. If Jenga is an apple, Suspend is this apple. I think you get the drift. Suspend is a Jenga-like balancing game that takes the straightforward...

Steampunk Warrior Leather Armor

$700 from Etsy »

You say you dig steampunk culture, but do you dig it enough to live it? Like, when you receive the invitation to your golden boy cousin Dickie's wedding with the "Black Tie" designation stamped across it, do you head...

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

$9.63 from Amazon »

Sneaky and shady basically mean the same thing, but for some reason sneakiness manages to carry an air of charm, whereas shadiness makes everyone want to steer clear of the jackhole who will short you on his portion of...

GolfBoard

$6,500 from GolfBoard »

I'm sure serious, elitist golfers have long been wondering when their posh country clubs were going to figure out a way to incorporate skateboarding into their rolling 18 holes of pristine greens. Well, lads, this is...

Bruiser Gauntlet

$48 from Etsy »

Why throw your hat in the ring for the title of Most Badass Cosplayer when you can show up in Rawring Craft's Bruiser Gauntlet and just whack the shit out of anyone who disputes your claim to it? The sci-fi arm guard...

Alien LEGO Minifig

$17 from Etsy »

Brickheads in the LEGO Strip Club better watch out because this custom-made Alien LEGO minifig is on a rampage. It seems that taking out Jack Sparrow has only incensed him more (not that surprising). Now he's extra angry...

Cooking for Geeks

$34.97 from Amazon »

If you're going to geek out on something, I feel like the kitchen will produce the best returns. Example: Geeking out on cosplay and crafting the most badass Jabba the Hutt costume ever for San Diego Comic-Con probably...

Ghostbusters Playing Cards

$9.99 from Amazon »

Slime not included. Ghostbusters turns 30 this year, so who better to lose all your money to on poker night than the goofy mugs of Venkman, Spengler, Stantz, and Zeddemore? Even Louis Tully and Dana Barrett make appearances...

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book

$9.86 from Amazon »

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book is kind of like The Legend of Zelda in that you collect trinkets and clues along the way to help you reach the castle and discover the secret it holds at the end of your...

Triple Ninja Spike Bracelet

$18.32 from Amazon »

A dude wearing jewelry. It's a thin line to walk if you're not pierced or a rapper. Or married, I guess, though since I don't think of handcuffs as jewelry, I don't really think of a wedding ring as jewelry either. But...

Miniature Cinder Blocks

$10.99 - $42.99 from Mini Materials »

My new lady friend, She-Ra: Princess of Power, has a chinchilla named Albert (not as cool as a hedgehog, but way better than a chihuahua), so I was thinking of getting some of these miniature cinder blocks to build him...

Goth Angel Fantasy Figurines

Discontinued

I'm not really into dolls or fairies...anymore...but if someone wants to commission me one of Shadowsculpt's goth angel fantasy figurines, let's just say I'm not going to regift it along with the label maker from Elaine....

$50,000 Prop Dollars

$35 from Amazon »

Wamp, wamp. It's what Data really found in that bag of "Fifty dolla bill! Fifty dollar bill!" Fake money. Forged moolah. Or, more literally, a Hollywood prop. And if you're looking for a stack of worn, distressed replica...

Fly Pedals Universal Clipless Platform Adapters

$39.95 from Amazon »

You've been them or you've seen them: cyclists waddling like penguins around the Starbucks in hard plastic shoes with bulbous cleats sticking out after a ride. Looks ridiculous. Probably doesn't feel that great either....

Cyclist's Turn Signal Gloves

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I guess if you don't know that a straight arm means left and a bent elbow means right - which, let's face it, a lot of people probably don't - then Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves would be of great benefit, both to the...

BusyBody Desktop Animation Toy

$24.95 from Eye Think Inc. »

When Rufus Seder emailed me a video of his BusyBody desktop animation toy I was so busy (i.e., lazy) I almost didn't watch it. What are these, a bunch of little Gumbies on a mirrored merry-go-round? I've got too many...

Dragon Evolution Sword

$35.95 from Amazon »

I think it's fair to say that any sword that calls itself The Dragon Evolution Sword, but advertises that it features a double dragon pommel..."with letter opener" is not the type of sword that could actually slay a dragon....

Oracle Color-Changing Lightsaber with Sound

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Vader one day, Yoda the next. Go from the Dark Side to the Light, or go the other way for some cookies, with Saberz's Oracle, a lightsaber fitted with the company's Prizm tech to produce a rainbow of colors and 3 different...

YERKA Unstealable Bike

$399 from indiegogo »

You may have seen the YERKA and its integrated, supposedly theft-proof locking system floating around the Internet before, but today the Chilean bicycle designers have officially launched their crowdfunding campaign in...

Dragon Chess Set

$146.27 from Amazon »

Welp, judging by the bones fossilized in the platform uplifting this chess set's glass board, the biggest dragons have already been slain. Now all I gotta conquer are the baby fire breathers, and in all likelihood their...

Fight Club 2 Comic Series

It's all part of The Game. Wait, no, that's not it. The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was... Nope, not that one either (but check out the latest homage to Keyser Soze here). The first rule of Fight Club is...yeah...

Glitch Playing Cards

$14.95 from Amazon »

Glitch: "An electrical pulse of short duration that is usually the result of a fault or design error, particularly in a digital circuit." That's a pretty good way to put it. Thank you, Wikipedia (yes, I donate regularly.)...

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

$9.11 from Amazon »

Know what they say? If you're arguing with an idiot, make sure he isn't doing the same thing. Know who heeds that advice? Almost no one engaging in an argument on the Internet. But author Ali Almossawi has decided to...

Fifty Farts Playing Cards

$7.99 from Perpetual Kid »

Smells like a fun night of Texas Hold 'Em! The Fifty Farts deck of cards "serves as a taxonomy of the rectal expulsion of gas byproducts of the mammalian digestive process." Just like my own body after a 3-course dinner...