Archive For: Novelty

Pulp Fiction Dolls are our Product OTD

Pulp Fiction talking figures feature uncensored quotes from the film

So toymaker Beeline Creative have decided to pay tribute to Quentin Tarantino’s cult classic by creating Pulp Fiction Explicit Talking Figures. This collection, available on Amazon for $50, is made up of four figures including Jules Winnfield, Vincent Vega, Jimmie Dimmick, and Butch with each one able to blurt out twelve uncensored quotes from the film. These are the best. Christmas. gift. ever. – gimme, gimme, gimme! 🙂

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Bullets and Bees – Not Your Grannies Panties

Bullets and Bees' granny panties are our product OTD

Bullets and Bees: The good old granny panties are back! Designer Bullets and Bees decided to have fun with this awesome new trend by creating Not Your Grannies Panties, a line of underwear decorated with the faces of well-known celebrities, images, and pop cultural icons – Ryan Gosling, Shia LaBeouf, Bob Ross, the Golden Girls, and so on. What a perfect Chrissy gift – enjoy and Happy Friday! 🙂

Keren Rosen – What Idioms!

Keren Rosen creates cute illustrations of well-known idioms

Keren Rosen: We love the work of artist Keren Rosen of Dings & Doodles who has created an ongoing collection of cute illustrations portraying the literal meanings of various well-known idioms. Prints of Keren Rosen’s literal idioms are available to purchase online from her Etsy store.

Squatty Potty – A Prince & Unicorn Want You To Poo Better

Squatty Potty is definitely our WTF product OTW

Squatty Potty: A magical unicorn squeezes out rainbow ice cream from its bum while an uppity prince explains proper pooping technique in a new commercial for the Squatty Potty, a bathroom stool designed to help promote better colon health. While I suppose this overall is a good thing, there’s so many things about the Squatty Potty ad that are just TMI wrong…we still love it though lol! Happy Friday 🙂

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Selfie Spoon – Society hits a new low

Selfie Spoon helps you take selfies during breakfast...WTF?!

Selfie Spoon: So US breakfast brand Cinnamon Toast Crunch has introduced the ‘Selfie Spoon’, a selfie stick with a spoon handle for taking selfies while eating cereal…WTF?! It seems the manufacturer, General Mills, is also offering a limited number of the devices for free each day, with the purchaser only having to pay shipping costs – yippee! Because we’ve always wanted to see photos of people with crusty sleep in their eyes and breakfast food stuff caught in their teeth first thing in the morning. We weep for the future…

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Killien Huynh – Postcard for your Enemies

Killien Huynh creates cards for those you love to hate

Killien Huynh: In the ‘Postcard for your enemies’ series, Vietnamese illustrator Killien Huynh adds an ironic and humorous touch to her usually sweet and cute illustrations by creating falsely adorable greeting cards for you to send out to all those friends you love to hate. Genius! 🙂

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SpinChill – Drinking just got a whole lot better!

SpinChill quickly chills bottles & cans by spinning them in ice

SpinChill: We can’t believe we didn’t think of this – SpinChill is a small device that quickly chills drinks in bottles and cans by spinning them in ice. The SpinChill can chill a can in one minute, a bottle of beer in three, and a bottle of wine in five. Seems its smooth spinning motion helps avoid foaming typically associated with shaking a drink before opening it, and the device can chill up to 300 drinks before requiring new batteries. Love. Want. Need. Perfect for the beach esky this summer…party on! 🙂

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KFC wants a Selfie of you…eating greasy chicken

KFC's chicken bucket doubles as an instant photo printer - WTF?!

KFC: So, to celebrate 60 years in Canada, KFC have created a new chicken bucket that doubles as an instant photo printer. The ‘Memories Bucket’ is a new high-tech, limited-edition big bucket that helps you print your photo on the go as you’re creating them. W. T. F.?! While specs of this device are limited, the functionality seems simple enough – it’s a standard instant photo printer that’s bucket shaped. First, snap a photo on your phone and once the printer is on, select your pic and send it to the printer via Bluetooth. KFC says on its Facebook page that it will be releasing more details about this bucket photo printer soon, and will be giving a few of them away as well. No word yet on whether it will be commercially available to anyone or in any other country (Aussie summer cricket gold!). Oh dear…this is bound to end in disaster. Who on earth wants a pic of someone with potato n’ gravy all over their face? Actually, second thoughts…this could be quite useful. Dirty birdy lol 😉

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Hank the Beer Tank – Product of the Day

‘Hank the Beer Tank’ is a fully portable compact Kegerator. Party on!

Hank the Beer Tank: We absolutely LOVE ‘Hank the Beer Tank’ which is a very clever, fully portable kegerator that can easily travel around for parties, camping, anything, and can operate off of 110-240V AC, or 12-24V DC. Founders Sebastian Ehreiser and Adam Koeppel are currently raising funds via Kickstarter in order to bring ‘Hank the Beer Tank’ to market and say this about the product “You can plug me into just about anything. And while I am plugged in I use less power than a 60W light bulb. To serve beer. From a keg. Anywhere. I do this by using a super efficient inverter controlled compressor, power electronics, and a digital control unit. I am smart about sipping power, and I wont drain your battery, I will just turn off. Warm beer is always better than a car that won’t start. I carry CO2 with me to keep kegs pressurized and preserved. I can accommodate a sixtel keg of your favorite craft beer. I can cool it to 0F, but who wants a frozen keg? I am also half the size of most kegerators on the market, so I can fit in a small space in your home, truck, boat, or tent. Just don’t leave me outside, I don’t like the rain.” This. is. GOLD! Happy Friday! 🙂

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Catstacam – Yes, it’s a thing!

'Catstacam' lets you discover & follow the secret life of your cat on Instagram

Catstacam: From our ‘WTF, is this really happening?’ file, comes the newest thing in feline chic – ‘Catstacam’. ‘Catstacam’ is a new kind of wearable camera for cats, which can automatically upload photographs from the secret life of your cat to a dedicated Instagram account. This interesting gadget designed by Whiskas in Australia will take pictures and happily post them on Instagram as soon as it is within range of your wi-fi network. Whiskas explained the ‘Catstacam’ on their Facebook page “Have you ever wondered what your cat was trying to tell you with some of their actions? WHISKAS® CATSTACAM™ is our brand new program designed to help cat lovers better understand cats by giving a glimpse into their world. The custom WHISKAS CATSTACAM devices let selected cats take photos and post them directly to their own Instagram accounts. At the moment we only have a limited number of devices available (that’s why they’re not available for purchase) so to share our cat insights we have chosen key cat lovers that will help us spread the word – and show-off their furry friends’ intriguing behaviour. To follow them, and see what adventures they get up to, simply search #‎Catstacam on Instagram. But we don’t just want to show you what cats get up to, we want to provide a deeper understanding of common cat behaviour. So if you see anything you’re curious about, or the behaviour shown is similar to your cat’s, just ask a question and hashtag #‎AskWhiskas‬ and our cat behavioural expert will respond, telling you what it means. WHISKAS CATSTACAM is the social way to help you better understand cats.” Hmmm look, while we’re not really cat people, more power to those who really want to know what their cat does when left to their own devices and we applaud Whiskas for coming up with such a unique marketing idea. Clearly, it’s catching on or we wouldn’t be talking about it. Enjoy feline lovers…meow!

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