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Selfie Toaster: Eat Your Face

Selfie Toasters

Fancy spreading some jam on your mug and eating your face every day? Sounds a bit crazy but that’s what you’ll be doing if you get one of these custom toasters from the Vermont Novelty Toaster Corp. The Selfie Toaster is essentially that: a toaster that lets you toast an imprint of your face onto every slice of bread you pop into it.

All you have to do is upload your selfie and fork over 75 bucks. Vermont will then use Photoshop and a CNC plasma cutter to “transfer” your face from the photo onto a metal plate, which is then fitted into the toaster.

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Accio Dice! Harry Potter Wizard’s Monopoly

Harry Potter Monopoly

It’s taking Parker Brothers long enough to make a Harry Potter-themed edition of Monopoly, so CustomLumos decided to take matters into their own hands. The result? This awesome, one-of-a-kind Monopoly board came that both wizards and muggles can enjoy. The rules remain the same, although the entire game plays out with a touch of magic and mystique.

It starts with the packaging: instead of the usual box, the game comes in a chest instead. From the paper money and actual board itself to the cards and tokens, every little element featured in this custom-made board game has been transformed with a touch of Potter.

Hit the break to check out more pictures of the board game.

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Normal Earphones Are Custom Printed To Fit Your Ears

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Ears are like fingerprints: no two are alike. Earphones on the other hand tend to come mass-produced in one shape only. This means you’ll either get an ok fit, or a terrible fit, but rarely will you get an exact fit. Normal Earphones hope to change all that by allowing you to make custom 3D-printed buds. Just take a picture of your ears with your smartphone, send it to the company for processing and less than 48h later they’ll be in your hands. They use “nerdalicious software and 3D printing to sculpt each one-of-a-kind pair”, while also integrating some high-end components to match their custom fit with quality sound. At $200 for the pair, we sure hope they mean that.

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Because You’re Super: Personalized Superhero Action Figures

Personalised Superhero Action Figures

 

If you could be any superhero, who would you choose to be? The choices are limited when it comes to Firebox’s personalized superhero action figures, but they’re still awesome all the same. Guys can decide to be Captain America, Iron Man, or Thor, while the ladies can pick between being Catwoman or Wonder Woman.

The DIY kit contains a superhero action figure with its original head attached, epoxy putty, and a white tack. To truly make it your own, Firebox will print a model of your head in 3D and include it in the kit. All you have to do is take two pictures of your head (one front view and one side shot) and they’ll take care of the rest.

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Wear Your Favorite Instagram Pics on Your Adidas Kicks

Adidas Instagram Shoes

Taking shoe customization one step farther is Adidas with their soon-to-be-released app, which allows you customize a pair of Adidas ZX Flux training shoes using your favorite Instagram shot. From selfies and groufies to scenic shots and photos of your favorite things, the possibilities are endless.

You might want to reconsider that selfie though because you wouldn’t want to give anyone the chance to step all over you literally now, would you? (Sorry about that, couldn’t resist!)

The app will be released with iOS and Android compatibility this August.

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Stamp Yo Face, Watch Yourself: Custom Rubber Stamps of Your Face

Stamp Yo Face

You don’t have to be crafty or artsy to appreciate the awesomeness of Stamp Yo Face. The online business offers something that no other company has offered before: custom rubber stamps that bear your image and likeness.

You can use it to “sign” letters, personalize stationary, decorate labels, and basically just stamp stuff to revel in your good looks (and be appropriately embarrassed over your vanity.)

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Custom Printed City Sights Photo Pillows

City Pillows

Bored with throw pillows bearing conventional designs, cartoon characters, and (even worse) the mugs of boy band members? Then it’s time to whip your camera out and upload a couple choice shots of sights you love in your city on to Hatch.

Hatch makes customized throw pillows featuring the image of your choice. They’ll also trace the outline of the building, landmark, or object and use that to come up with the shape and size of the pillow. From the Empire State Building and park benches to random pigeons and the Eiffel Tower, the possibilities are endless.

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CES 2014: CyberPowerPC Unveils Customizable Steam Machines

CyberPowerPC Steam Machine

Who doesn’t love announcements about new Steam Machines? Not just upgraded models, but fully-customizable ones that you can tweak and modify to your liking at that. CyberPowerPC made the announcement at CES 2014, with prices starting at $499. The gaming consoles (or is it gaming PC?) will feature Bluetooth connectivity, WiFi, USB 3.0, 8GB of RAM, and will come with a Steam Controller.

Steam Machine A, which is the cheaper of their new offerings, is equipped with a 3.9GHz A6 CPU from AMD and a 2GB Radeon R9 270 graphics card, which should be enough to run most games without a hitch. Meanwhile, Steam Machine I, which is the higher-end model, comes built with 3.5GHz Core i3 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 graphics. The former starts at $499, while the price for the latter starts at $699.

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These Are Just About The Slickest NES Shoes We’ve Seen

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Talent and hard work gets you anything, right? We’re not so sure that’s a universal axiom, but it should be. And every so often, it is, as is the case with the custom painted shoes from Kohl’s Customs. We’re not sure how much time Michael Kohl, an art teacher from Toronto, spent on these awesome NES kicks, but he did feel it sufficient to charge (and get) $450 for them. They’re clearly one of a kind, but Michael seems willing to work for hire, so head on over to his site and place an order if you so fancy. Hit the jump for a bunch more pictures, so you can get a better idea of Mike’s craftsmanship.

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