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Style Your Garage

Style Your Garage
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Show your neighbors once and for all who has the best ride with Style Your Garage: it lets you Velcro tanks, fighter jets, racecars and other over-the-top objects to your garage.

Water Powered Flashlight

Water Powered Flashlight
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Running on water, coke, and even urine, this NoPoPo flashlight is a camper’s dream; it sports a rugged case, a unidirectional lantern mode and lasts up to ten years without losing charge.

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Concept: Salt&Pepper Cell

Concept: Salt&Pepper Cell

Less metal-hydride and more sodium chloride, Antrepo’s Salt&Pepper Cell is only a concept, but we’d love to see these battery-shaped stainless-steel shakers on our coppertop tabletop.

Plug Mug

Plug Mug
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If you’re sick of coworkers jacking your coffee mug, this Plug Mug is like low-tech RSA encryption: a simple plug serves as a key, rendering your cup useless when not inserted.

RSS Coasters

RSS Coasters
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Few people spend more time at their desks surrounded by cans of Red Bull and coffee than bloggers, which is why these RSS coasters are perfect; they’re from the iPhone coaster folks.

JLC Atmos Regulator

JLC Atmos Regulator
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Powered by temperature changes, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Dunhill’s black-edition Atmos Regulator clock doesn’t require batteries or winding; you’ll have to pay an arm and a leg, though.

Liquid Cooled Desk Mod

Liquid Cooled Desk Mod

Forget case mods: Popular Mechanics has built a liquid-cooled desk made with clear acrylic and aluminum; it also packs in seven fans, 13 neon lights and a clear, built-in touchpad.

Jammin’ Jones Toilet Seats

Jammin’ Jones Toilet Seats
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We could spend all day thinking of poop jokes, but suffice to say these Jammin’ Jones toilet seats are ideal for musicians who want to toot out some low notes from their porcelain throne.

Tilt Knife Block

Tilt Knife Block

Sleek and minimalist, this Tilt Knife Block is perfect for modern cribs; it’s made from a single block of Walnut (with a Maple inlay) and is finished in beeswax and orange oil. Thanks, Chris!

Digitus Address Numbers

Digitus Address Numbers
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Art Lebedev Studio’s self-stick Digitus address numbers are perfect for the doors of geeky offices and homes; it’s a simple idea, but we’re waxing nostalgic over the bitmap retro fonts.

Okamura Low Seats

Okamura Low Seats

Okamura brings the office down to earth with low, rear-tilting seats that’ll make you look like a racecar driver; they’re ideal for creative pros who spend long periods of time at the computer.

Clock Clock

Clock Clock

It makes our heads hurt thinking about it, but the video helps explain how Clock Clock works; it’s basically an array of analog clocks whose hands combine to show digital time.

Concept: Tea Kettle

Concept: Tea Kettle

This Tea Kettle concept turns tea brewing into a (mad) science: its boiling and cooling stations resemble test tubes while a tea-dispensing aluminum stick looks like a nuclear fuel rod.

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Cordotz

Cordotz
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Taming the wired jungle under your desk is a nearly impossible task, but Cordotz may be our salvation: the colored snap-on “Dotz” with icons allow you to label your cords and cables.

Survival Card

Survival Card
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More useful than any plastic you’ll ever carry, this credit-card sized Survival Card features a fixed stainless steel blade, a fire starter, signal whistle, LED light, tweezer and toothpick.

Perfekt Desk

Perfekt Desk

So “kool” it had to drop the “c”, the Perfekt Desk is a 6 foot table that uses a mix of CCFLs and LEDs for some uber-out of this world lighting; check out that Borg light at the top.

100-Year Clock

100-Year Clock

Che-Wei Wang’s 3.16 Billion Cycles clock will fall apart after 100 years; a 60rpm motor drives a cascading array of wheels, the last of which causes the outer arc to fall in a century.

Stereovision Coffee Table

Stereovision Coffee Table

No, you’re not seeing double (or triple); this multi-colored Stereovision Coffee Table concept by designer John Nouanesing gets anaglyphic without the need for 3D glasses.

Food: Edible.com

Food: Edible.com

With stomach-turning foods such as BBQ Worm Crisps, Scorpion Vodka and Oven-Baked Tarantula, Edible.com seems anything but; still, it’s the perfect shop for culinary adventurers.

Whiskey Stones

Whiskey Stones
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The grey color is a bit of an appetite killer, but these Whiskey Stones keep your drinks on the rocks without watering them down like regular ice; simply wash and refreeze when done.

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Ratchet Allen-Keys

Ratchet Allen-Keys
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If you’re drowning in a sea of cheap IKEA furniture, these Ratchet Allen-Keys should come in handy; they pack 9 different hex-shaped allen wrenches and come in imperial or metric.

Ciaika Coffee Table

Ciaika Coffee Table
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Although it’s gaudy externally, this Ciaika coffee table is pretty sweet internally: it’ll store wine bottles, barware, and up to 378 DVDs; it also includes four side doors with hidden spaces.

TAD Gear B.R.A.T.T.

TAD Gear B.R.A.T.T.
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Despite its name, TAD Gear’s B.R.A.T.T. is a helpful titanium billet tool; it can serve as a screwdriver, nail puller or bottlecap lifter, and also as a self-defense tool in a pinch. Thanks, Chris!

Cowhide Koozies

Cowhide Koozies
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Cozies aren’t just for the ladies: these Cowhide Koozies put the “moo” in manliness with hand stitched hide and neoprene that’ll keep your beer at a cool 40 degrees. Thanks, Manny!

Magnetic Water Clock

Magnetic Water Clock
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Time in a (water) bottle: the Water Clock uses magnets to drive two balls around for the hour and minute hands; you customize it by using your own plate or glass to hold water.

Laptop Pillow

Laptop Pillow

It’s actually from a Mexican Pepsi ad, but we think this cushy laptop pillow is cool enough that someone should sell it as a novelty item; it gives new meaning to sleeping on the job.

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