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Clever Kebab Maker

$55 from Amazon »

Piled, skewered, sliced. Kebabs are livin' the fast life with this lickety split 6-in-1 assembly line (assembly stack?)...

United Scientific Density Cube Set

$26.23 from Amazon »

The United Scientific Density Cube Set is for when you're tired of slingshotting marshmallows with your Mallow Bow. Just kidding. It's for scientific experiments. Like...oh! I have an idea for one: which is the lowest...

Six Shooter Smoking Pipe & Grinder

$9.99 from Amazon »

Lock, stock, and a smoking barrel. I'm all in. This rotating six shooter pipe comes with both an herb grinder and a pollen and storage can. You can keep it on display in your recreational activity room and use it to smoke...

Rock'n'Roller Multicarts

$69 - $299.99 from Amazon »

Even though the name is cheesy, there's really no better way to describe these 8-in-1 multi-carts than Rock'n'Roller. Whether you're moving luggage, sound equipment, a new refrigerator, or all of your personal belongings...

Paco's Taco Stroker

$12.20 from Amazon »

At first I was like, Who the h-e-double-boner named this kitchen tool "Paco's Taco Stroker?" I'm going to make so many masturbation jokes when I write about it. And then I looked closer and was like, Holy hard-on! They...

Vornado VFAN Jr. Vintage Air Circulator

$59.99 - $84.99 from Amazon »

Yep, in case you're wondering, there's a VFAN Sr. too. And both of them are blow hards. Like father, like son....

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Readyman Hostage Escape Credit Card

$12.95 from Amazon »

This is all of course presuming you get to keep your wallet after you've been taken hostage. And that you can maneuver your cuffed, roped, or zip-tied hands inside it to grab Readyman's credit card of escape tools. Oh...

Dino Bioluminescent Plankton Sphere

$60 from Amazon »

If you're too mature to display BioPop's Dino Pet on your desk...or just frustrated that your kids keep stealing it...here's a more sophisticated objet d'art containing the same glowing blue dinoflagellates. If you haven't...

Chef'n Cob Corn Stripper

$7.99 from Amazon »

This Cob Corn Stripper (not to be confused with a lady in a cornfield on a Hitch 'Er Up Stripper Pole) better work damn good, and without making a mess, because despite my rant last week about breaking up ground beef...

The Eve Mattress

$499 - $949 from Amazon »

Neither a mail-order mattress, nor a mattress-in-a-box, nor a relatively cheap mattress sounds like it would pair well with a good night's sleep. Still, the makers of Eve promise their 3-layer technology will deliver...

3D Door Wraps

$39.95 from Amazon »

What's behind Door #3? Who cares? I'm more interested in the gateway to Renaissance Italy that's in front of it. You can keep your endless cascade of entryways over rickety wood floors though, Windowpix. That American...

Pop-Up Kitchen & Desktop Outlets

$38.50 from Amazon »

So rarely when I have a problem--say, needing an extra electrical outlet--does the solution just pop up out of nowhere. But oh boy could I make that happen all the time with this set of countertop-embedded sockets....

Motorcycle Chain Ashtray

$7.83 from Amazon »

For those who still haven't secured a Father's Day Gift yet, this Motorcycle Chain Ashtray and Amazon Prime shipping could be the last lifeline between you and having to leave the house and go to a store in person to...

Tungsten Sphere

$249 from Amazon »

I'd call the Tungsten Sphere a desktop toy, but given its high density--at just about 2" in diameter the sphere weighs over 3 pounds--I'm not sure how much fiddling or stress-relieving palm rolls you'll be able to do...

The Duchess Gaming & Dining Table

Playing board games and sharing a meal seem like two of the very few activities people of all ages still like to do that involve, real, face-to-face, technology-free human interaction*. And BoardGameTables.com is doing...

Bloody Mary Diagram Glassware

Alyson Thomas is an artist. But she used to be an attorney. So presumably she knows the value of a good, stiff drink made right. Her Bloody Mary Diagram glasses give a shoutout to all of you who worked (i.e., partied)...

Ground Meat Chopper

$11.99 from Amazon »

Since any idiot can cook ground beef crumbles on the stovetop, my girlfriend often makes me do it when she's making chili or bolognaise sauce. And then goes all Meat Chunk Police on me, tossing out comments about how...

Stone Forest Natural Bathtub

Stone Forest calls their bathtub "Natural" for its raw design, a rugged just-rolled-down-the-mountain aesthetic, rather than the precision-cut and polished-to-cold-industrial-modernity one we might expect from this type...

Real Partial T-Rex Skeleton

$2.39 million from Theropoda »

Meet Roosevelt. Your new pet T-Rex. Sure, he passed away a little while ago, and his remains have kinda been Frankensteined together from 3 different specimens, and his skeleton and skull are still only about 45% complete--oh...

FoldiMate Robotic Laundry Folder

$700 - $850 from FoldiMate »

Really? Really?! Am I so lazy that I'm willing to spend $800 on a machine that will fold my laundry? Pssshhh! I don't think so....

Automatic Toothpaste Dispenser & Holder

$7.99 from Amazon »

It's not that I'm lazy (well, I am, but that's not why I want an automatic toothpaste dispenser) it's that no matter how diligent I am my toothpaste always devolves into a lumpy tube of wasted product with nasty, gummy...

Meat Shredding Claws

$14.95 from Amazon »

Second only to my teeth--and probably preferred by the other people at the BBQ--these Claws from OXO shred meat with quickness, efficiency, and panache. Well, as much panache as a eagle's talons or a coupla garden rakes...

Yomo Simple Sushi Maker

$69.99 from Amazon »

People always talk about sushi making as this formidable, elusive craft that many have tried, but all but the most elite and Jiro-Ono-blessed have failed to execute well. And while I basically agree with this assessment...

Geizeer Ice Cube Air Conditioner

$97 - $108 from Kickstarter »

Make that "Geizeer Super Cheap and Eco-Friendly Ice Cube Air Conditioner." (And it's actually pronounced "Guy-zer," not "Gee-zer," even though in my head it will always be the latter.) At an operational cost of less than...

The Fortress Luxury Safe

$128,800 from Doettling »

I sure hope German safe manufacturer Doettling's Fortress lives up to its "safest luxury safe in the world" claims because there's no way any owner of one is going to be able to keep it hidden, discreet, or installed...

A Hole Paperweight

Happy Father's Day, old man. Remember all those times you told me how when you found out Mom was pregnant with me you said you needed another kid like you needed a hole in the head? And then after I was born, and as I...

Q*Bert Desk Organizer

Oh @!#?@! Where'd I put my pen? Did I lose those scissors again? Dave Delisle, whose THOR Hammer Tool Kit you just saw here, has also birthed this Q*Bert Desk Organizer brainchild....

BloodStop Hemostatic Gauze

$16.99 from Amazon »

"I dare you." "Hey dude, watch this." "Wanna try to make some money on YouTube?" These are just a few of the calling cards leading to one's introduction to BloodStop, a hemostatic gauze that adheres to spewing wounds...

Indoor/Outdoor Wi-Fi Enabled Ceiling Fan

$475 from Amazon »

A heavy breeze with a side of efficiency. The Haiku L Series ceiling fan suits seekers of airflow indoors and out, as well as both the remote control faithfuls and the app-happy who can't put their smartphones down for...

Fleshlight's Sleeve Warmer (NSFW)

$29.95 from Amazon »

Wait, so there's an alternative to just blowing in it first? This cutting-edge piece of technology from Fleshlight may look like a sex toy for your girlfriend, but it's actually a pleasure enhancement tool for you. The...

Senor Shaker the Margarita Maker

$19.95 from Amazon »

It's The Most Interesting Shaker in the World! Senor Shaker the Margarita Maker will be there for you like a brother. To liven your parties, charm your guests, and of course mix up the best 22 ounces of tequila juice...

THOR Hammer Tool Kit

Utilitarian cosplay. How many occasions do you have to use those two words together in a sentence? (And can you say them 5 times fast?) Ever since I got the ix-nay on wearing my "formal and "functional" Mongol armor suit...

Otto Dental Floss Dispenser

$14.99 from Amazon »

According to Alessi, the Italian Factory of Design, "Rondo, Otto and Sden belong to a burgeoning family of bright characters in thermoplastic creatures aiming to bring some fun to dental hygiene for children (and adults...

Fire Extinguisher Booze Shaker & Dispenser

Sold Out from Amazon »

Oh Happy Father's Day, Frankie's graduation, and 4th of July all rolled into one! Party-ready, sure, but who'd-a thunk a fire extinguisher could also be so versatile?...

The Royal Purple No-Pressure Seat Cushion

$79.99 from Amazon »

Check out this video of a dude sitting on an egg without breaking it. It's Purple's most viral-icious way of depicting their seat cushions' #1 selling point: put your butt on a Purple and you'll feel like you're sitting...

Juice Bruce Lemon Squeezer

$17.93 from Amazon »

And you thought getting the occasional squirt of lime in the eye from your friend Cornelius' Corona was bad. Juice Bruce spends his entire useful life getting doused in the acid of citrus fruits. All in the name of serving...

FoodPod Boil Bag & Strainer

$19.76 from Amazon »

The FoodPod looks like an adorable, fat-jowled alien. See--the horizontal strip cutout is his eyes, the first bump below that his nose, the 2 oval cutouts below that his pair of mouths, and the big rounded sides of the...

Nonstick Splatter Guard

$7.57 from Amazon »

I think little flecks of grease, meat particulates, and cake batter splattered all over the walls and cabinets add to the shabby chic aesthetic of my kitchen. Why be so sterile and hoity-toity? I want to welcome everyone...

Spiked Sprinkler Head Hide-A-Key

$12.99 from Amazon »

Not that a good ol' rock doesn't still work just as well, but this sprinkler head version of the hide-a-key expands the options for people who have more grass than stone cover in their yard. The lockout preventer has...

Neti Pot Sinus Cleaner

$12.67 from Amazon »

The first time someone told me about Neti Pots I thought they sounded like some new age hippie yoga naturopath weirdness. And also kind of gross. Seeing a Neti Pot in person only solidified this belief. Then I tried one....

Flying Saucer Rocking Chair

This is a UFO. An Unidentified Furniture Object that Italian design firm It One Off created in a nod to little green men, living room acrobatics, and a nifty construction technique called "one ground point" they say the...

Paper Animal Head Trophy Kits

$10 - $75 from Resident »

Rather than designer animal kills from sub-Saharan Africa, Tristan Sopp is into killer animal designs from his own head. The 10 exotic head trophies Sopp has conceived and developed for his Resident Design Co. shop are...

Ambi Climate Smart AC Control

$179 from Amazon »

Ambi Climate is kind of like the Nest thermostat, but pinpointed to your air conditioning unit. The smart hub connects via WiFi to any remote-controlled AC, tapping into its infrared signal to "talk" to the device. From...

Fin to Flower Aquaponics System

$229.99 from Amazon »

If you're interested in growing an indoor herb garden--think rosemary, not mary jane--but entirely uninterested in nurturing, or even watering it, check out the natural wonder that is aquaponics. And then check out Fin...

Rustic Patio Bar & Cooler

$855 from Amazon »

Two coolers, folding prep surface, wine rack and drawer storage, rustic wood design--this patio bar gets my gold star of approval. Which it obviously already knows, given that it's gone ahead and affixed one to itself...

The Atomic Grinder

$24.99 from Amazon »

You know why they made the Atomic Grinder. So you can tell everyone your herbs are the bomb. Modeled after the Mark VI nuclear bomb, this dry goods pulverizer is made of zinc alloy, and comes in your choice of shiny gold...

Fasta Pasta Microwave Pasta Cooker

$14.99 from Amazon »

For those who claim to be so lousy in the kitchen you can't even boil water, the Fasta Pasta is for you. For those who don't have much of a kitchen in you studio, basement, or dorm room, the Fasta Pasta is also for you....

The EarPopper

$169.99 from Amazon »

As much as it pains me to see any child under the age of 18 board the plane I'm on, I do feel bad for the ones who scream the whole 4-hour flight because they can't clear their ears and feel like their brains are going...