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Tag Archives: Novelty

Disco Dog: Put Your Dog To Work With This LED Dog Vest

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It’s cool that you’re taking your pup on a walk, but there he is, enjoying life and getting exercise, while he could be doing something useful instead. If you manage to get your hands on the Disco Dog, a cool vest covered in LEDs, you’ll be able to get your canine friend to display messages in what is sure to be an attention-grabbing fashion. Each vest contains 256 RBG LEDs, which allow you to display any color, scroll text, flash and do a number of animations, all of which are controlled through the companion app. There’s even a Lost Dog function that displays those exact words if Fido wanders out of range of your smartphone, encouraging passersby to help your puppy find his way back to you.

Yes it’s mostly a gimmick, but it’s a fun one and a potentially successful one given people’s general enthusiasm towards dogs. You’ll have to pay a good chunk of change to own a Disco Dog, though. The small vest costs a $300 pledge (and is sold out at the moment), while the Medium is $350 and the Large $400.

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These Are The Cutest Tissue Holders You’ll See All Day

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Etsy seller shopSparklyPony makes some pretty cool tissue holders. They’re in the shape of various animals, from dinos to whales, and the tissue always comes out of some orifice, which can be both cute and funny. Bunny poop tissue, anyone? Anyone? Ok, we know it’s supposed to represent the bunny’s tail, but, you know… No?

Ok… we have the sense of humour of a 5 year old. Sigh.

In any case, you can get one of these tissue holders for $40. They’re hand-made, one by one, out of wood and latex paint, and “each elephant is stamped, dated, signed, and numbered with its order of purchase.”

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A Pizza Oven That Looks Like A Pizza Box

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Other than “why not?”, we can’t think of a single reason why anyone would want a pizza oven that looks like a pizza box at first glance. But hey, as long as it makes decent pizza, right? The 1,200-Watt heating element can bring temperatures up to 525 degrees Fahrenheit, and the rotating inner dish ensures that pizzas up to 12 inches across can get baked evenly. A 30 minute timer allows you to go do something else and not worry about burning your pie. Sure, it’s a gimmick but at $48, it’s not a complete waste of money.

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Planetary Lollipops Look Too Good To Eat

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You guys sure seem to like planetary-themed things. Just take a look at how many of you liked these planetary glasses and Christmas Tree Ornament Set. So we imagine the Planetary Lollipops pictured above will find at least a couple of fans among you. They’re sold in sets of 6, so it’s not like you can get a full solar system. But the planets you will receive apparently feature clearly visible designs, and taste adequately; taste isn’t, after all, the main appeal of these things. It’s $14.50 for a set, and the Easy page they’re being sold on is chock full of positive reviews. Each pop is 1 inch in diameter.

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Get’Em Hooked Early: Beer Bottle-Shaped Baby Bottle

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Just imagine the horrified looks you’ll get when people see your toddler chugging from his ‘Chill, Baby – Lil’Lager Baby Bottle’. It’s not an actual beer bottle, in case you’re not getting it. It’s just a BPA-free, phthalate-free plastic bottle with a food-grade silicone nipple that you fill with baby formula. It’s funny, but you better hope that the people that see your child drinking from it share your sense of humour, or you might be getting a surprise visit from Child Services. If you’re confident you can get away with it, you can pre-order the thing for $12.

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Hand Unicorn Is The Coolest Novelty Item We’ve Come Across In A While

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You’re looking at the Handicorn, a soft vinyl set of finger coverings that turn your hand into a freaky looking unicorn. The end.

No really, that’s all it is. But we love it anyway. Just look at it. How can you not imagine wearing this on your hand while kicking up a little bag of glitter around the table, annoying everyone in your presence?

It’s $6! Rainbow not included.

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Your Soft Tortillas Can Now Grow Up To Be Hard Tacos

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Sometimes you’re in the mood of a nice soft wrap, while other times you miss the crunch of a taco. You could buy both soft tortillas and hard tacos and get your fix whenever you want. Or you could get this Taco Shell Toaster. It’ll accept corn or flour tortillas and shape them into the perfect taco shape thanks to its taco-forming cage. It makes two at once, and the 750W element should have them toasted in no time. Better yet, this toaster is just $30.

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It’s a Doggy Dog World: 2015 Dog Poop Calendar

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If you’re still on the hunt for a calender for 2015, then this might be the one for you. You don’t have to be a fan of dogs or poop to appreciate the awesomeness of the 2015 Dog Poop Calendar. It’s weird, it’s fun, it’s kooky– it’s everything you should look for in a calendar, considering the fact that you’re probably going to be looking at it for the majority of the year.

In between assignments, appointments, meetings, and deadlines, looking at dogs poop every once in a while offers some comic relief so you don’t burn out from the stress of every day life. The calendar is available online for $15.

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BelfieStick: For That Perfect Butt Selfie

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Selfies. They’re annoying, but you’re probably guilty of taking a couple of ’em from time to time. If you’re tired of having Facebook feed is flooded with selfies of people making duck faces, cross eyed, or sticking their tongues out, then start a trend of your own–or provide a breath of not-so-fresh-air–by posting a Belfie.

A belfie is, crudely put, a butt selfie. Taking one isn’t as easy as it sounds, so you’re better off taking a self butt portrait using the Belfie. It’s like a selfie stick, only it’s for, well, taking pictures of your butt.

It’s available online for $80.

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