Archive For: Novelty

Pizza Hut Launch World’s First DJ Deck Pizza Box

Pizza Hut UK's awesome DJ deck pizza box is our product OTD

Pizza Hut UK have partnered with printable electronics company Novalia to create the world’s first playable DJ deck pizza box and hired DJ Vectra to demonstrate it, giving away five of the decks to hungry DJs across the United Kingdom. Gimmicky but pretty cool 🙂

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Clever Cutter is our Product OTD

Clever Cutter is a handy knife & cutting board gadget that cuts thru food like scissors

The Clever Cutter is an aptly named gadget that conveniently combines a sharp kitchen knife with a handy cutting board on the opposite side and cuts food like scissors cut paper. It’s a fast, easy way to chop vegetables, fruits, meats, cheese, maybe a finger and can slice perfectly thin pieces for simple yet elegant serving. As lazy people who loathe food preparation, we need, want, LOVE it! Gimme gimme gimme 🙂

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Product OTD: Sushi Backpacks

Sushi Backpacks are the ultimate tribute to raw fish

Available from Rakuten, Sushi Backpacks pay tribute to three great classics of sushi – the Sake Nigiri (salmon), the Ebi Nigiri (shrimp), and the Tamagoyaki Nigiri (Japanese omelette). Clearly for those of you who want to shout out your love of sushi to the world and are not afraid of ridicule 😉 Lots of fun – Happy Friday! 🙂

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KFC Watt A Box

KFC India introduce a take away box with a built-in USB charger

KFC India have introduced the KFC Watt a Box, a take away chicken box with a rechargeable USB battery so customers can plug in their devices for a little extra boost while eating. The Watt a Box is a collaboration between the fast food chain and Blink Digital with limited edition boxes given to a few customers at locations in Mumbai and Delhi. Great marketing gimmick that could actually come in handy 🙂

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KFC’s Edible “Finger Lickin’ Good” Nail Polishes

KFC Hong Kong & McCormick create a limited run of chicken flavoured nail polishes

Promoted in this beat box-style video created by Ogilvy Hong KongKFC in Hong Kong have partnered with McCormick, the spice company that mixes their secret recipe, to create a limited run of edible “finger lickin’ good” nail polishes that come in the most popular flavours such as Original and Hot & Spicy. This marketing gimmick takes licking your fingers to a whole new level…WTF?!

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Catterbox Translates your Cat’s Meows

Catterbox the translating cat collar is definitely our product OTD

What if your cat could actually talk? Presenting Catterbox, an amazing cat collar innovation that translates the meows and sounds of your beloved feline into clear English words and sentences. The designers of the Catterbox have analysed hundreds of sound samples produced by cats to help the collar translate as accurately as possible for it seems cats do not ‘meow’ amongst each other, but only to communicate with humans. Hmmm slightly sceptical here but hey, whatever blows your hair back – if you’re the type who wants your cat to start ranting day and night, then this is definitely for you. Happy Friday, everyone! 🙂

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Song Wig – A Hairpiece that Shares Music

Song Wig is definitely our product OTD

So just when you thought you’d seen it all, Party Creative Lab have created the Song Wig – a very unique bluetooth-enabled hairpiece that houses tiny amplifiers and is made from numerous earbuds allowing the wearer to share music with their friends. Ummm, ok it’s a lil WTF but pretty cool when you think about it although not sure how practical. We’re seeing Song Wig listening parties – gettin’ wiggy wit it! 😉

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Sugar Bakers Bakery – Flower Lollipops

Sugar Bakers Bakery inserts edible flower petals into lollipops

We love the amazing creations of Janet Best, an American confectioner and owner of Etsy shop Sugar Bakers Bakery who inserts colourful and edible flower petals, such as blueberry flowers, pansies, and daisies, into her original and bespoke sugar lollipops. Fantastic stuff! 🙂

Simone Giertz’s ‘Applause Machine’

Simone Giertz stars in an infomercial parody selling her 'Applause Machine'

Simone Giertz: Developer Simone Giertz, the hilarious creator of robotic devices that help make daily life easier, stars in an infomercial parody selling her adjustable ‘Applause Machine’. Because clapping your hands can kill you. Our Product OTD – gold! 🙂

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Vincent Van Gogh Doll with Detachable Left Ear

Plush Vincent Van Gogh Doll is our Product OTD

Vincent Van Gogh: Just when you think you’ve seen it all, The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, makers of the ‘Little Thinkers‘ line of plush dolls of historical, artistic, and literary figures including Kurt Vonnegut, Edgar Allan Poe, Leonardo da Vinci, Eleanor Roosevelt, Karl Marx, Nikola Tesla etc, have released a very unique Vincent van Gogh doll. What makes the van Gogh doll remarkable from the others is that the left ear can be removed and reattached – the perfect gift for an art lover with an ironic sense of humour. Love it! 🙂

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