If you’re gifting a rap or hip hop fan, take it up a notch and pimp it with Rapping Paper. Each sheet contains the lyrics to a classic rap song. Limited selection, but if you like Run DMC, you’re set.
Art & Design
25togo’s Goggles Umbrella lets you see what’s in front of you without the need to tilt your umbrella back. The periscope tip is a neat touch. Comes in bundles of two – one gray, one yellow.
Plymouth – on the island of Montserrat – was evacuated in 1995 due to volcanic activity. Two years later, the abandoned town was buried. Here is a collection of haunting photos of the ghost town.
The striking Concealed Carry Tiki knife from Strider is aesthetically pleasing as well as practical; the handsome grey hue features some dynamic skull art, and a custom sheath is included.
Screw foam peanuts – this is how ballers roll. Use these banknote look-alikes as packaging cushion, as pillow stuffing or for cheap tycoon showers. Reusable, recyclable and biodegradable.
A curvy wood chair that combines a place to read your books along with shelves to store them in. Kindle, Nook and iPad fans will need to fill those cubbies with some other tchotchkes.
This concept lets you break off tiny slivers of soap so you can wash your hands without ever defiling a shared block of soap with your germs. You could just use pump soap, but this looks way cooler.
The most artful Microsoft Kinect hack we’ve seen so far. Audrey Penven photographed the Kinect’s infrared dot pattern with a special filter, resulting in these captivating and dynamic images.
Like many people, Dave Hakkens has a habit of chewing on his pen. He eventually found a type of candy that doesn’t stick or melt easily and used it to create his edible pen, which also uses edible ink.
Electrical engineer cum talented photography enthusiast Mehmet Ozgur has taken tens of thousands of smoke pattern photos to create a fascinating series of smoke imagery art.
You’re looking at the future of vending machines. With a 47-inch touchscreen and a camera, the Acure guesses the gender and age of the customer to help make product recommendations.
Next time your boss demands copies of that TPS report ASAP, express your apathy by stampling them all together with the latest in stapler-rubber-stamp technology. Take that, evil boss!