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Dark Side of the Spoon Cookbook

Dark Side of the Spoon Cookbook
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Celebrate your love for food and rock music with this 96-page cookbook filled with recipes inspired by rock music. The book features pun-worthy meals like ZZ Chop (Sharp-Dressed Lamb), Ramenstein (Du Hast Pork), and Fleetwood Mac & Cheese (You Can Cook Your Own Way), with fun illustrations from thirty great artists.

Super Mario Game Stage Cards

Super Mario Game Stage Cards
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Nintendo started out making playing cards, so it makes sense that they might occasionally dip their toe back in those waters. This official deck features images inspired by the game levels in various Super Mario games. Apparently, they’re a little thin compared to regular playing cards, so they’re best as a collector’s item.

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Leatherman Signal Black Multi-tool

Leatherman Signal Black Multi-tool
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Leatherman’s bestselling Signal Multi-tool looks great in a matte black finish. The outdoorsman’s tool comes with a firestarter, an emergency whistle, a knife sharpener, a combo knife, a saw, a hammer, box wrenches, a 1/4″ bit driver, can and bottle openers, and more.

Coffee Chemistry Mug

Coffee Chemistry Mug
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This Cognitive Surplus mug celebrates the science of coffee. Science nerds will geek out on its breakdown of the molecules that give coffee its flavor, aroma, and kick. Choose from a 13 oz. borosilicate glass or 11 oz. ceramic mug. Their Social Chemistry collection includes beer, whiskey, tea, wine, and water glasses.

Keurig K-Mini Plus

Keurig K-Mini Plus
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This super-compact Keurig machine is perfect for your desktop, brewing up your favorite K-Cup pods in a snap. It makes hot drinks from 6 to 12 oz, and has a storage bin in the back for up to nine pods. For added water capacity and multiple brew strengths, consider the K-Supreme Plus.

Period Correct Automotive Service Books

Period Correct Automotive Service Books
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Car enthusiasts are meticulous about maintaining their vehicles. Period Correct’s limited-edition journals are just the place to keep track of all the work you’ve done. Each notebook has pages for jotting down vehicle and drivetrain information, as well as boxes for documenting maintenance actions. Available in blue, red, or black.

Hip Hop Tarot Cards

Hip Hop Tarot Cards
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Blue Monday Press offers this fun take on tarot cards, replacing the traditional imagery with famous rap stars. The deck includes all 22 Major Arcana cards, with illustrations of RZA, MF Doom, 2PAC, Drake, and others to help predict your fortunes.

Flat Pack Zeppelin Model

Flat Pack Zeppelin Model
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Here’s another nifty wood model kit from Nashville artist 1Man1Garage. This laser-cut wood kit comes with everything you need to build a 14″ long zeppelin model, inspired by a 1929 model flown by England’s Royal Air Force.

Teeny Tiny Canvas Prints

Teeny Tiny Canvas Prints
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UK shop The Teeny Tiny Canvas Co. makes miniature photo-quality prints on canvas and displayed on mini easels. They offer a wide variety of designs inspired by pop culture, including classic images from movies and comic books. They also can make custom prints from your own images.

High Camp Firelight 750 Flask

High Camp Firelight 750 Flask
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When is a flask not just a flask? When it’s a three-piece bar set, so you can share drinks with a friend. High Camp’s Firelight 750 consists of a vacuum-insulated flask and a pair of 6 oz. “six-shooter” steel tumblers. The flask holds up to 750ml, a full bottle of wine, or other spirits. Comes in stainless, copper, or gunmetal finishes.

Leather Sketch Journal Covers

Leather Sketch Journal Covers
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Oklahoma leather goods maker Backerton handcrafts these substantial covers for your Moleskine, Field Notes, and other 3.5″ x 5.5″ journals. Each one features a bold image that’s been permanently fused into the surface of the leather. There are lots of cool designs to choose from, but Godzilla is our favorite.

Rolz Chess/Checkers Set

Rolz Chess/Checkers Set

Umbra’s modern board game features a smart design for easy carrying while still offering a solid and stable surface when playing. Its board is made from vegan leather, which is attached to a segmented wooden base. When not in use, roll it up, store the pieces inside its center, and attach the end caps.

Wood Beer Bottle Caddy

Wood Beer Bottle Caddy
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This rustic wood carrying case is great for toting beer bottles and cans when visiting friends. It carries up to six bottles and has a removable divider for versatility. It has a metal handle and a sturdy bottle opener on one end.

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Emotional Support Chicken

Emotional Support Chicken
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Are you having a tough day… or a tough life? You could use some emotional support. Archie McPhee’s soft vinyl rubber chicken is here for you to lean on. And when you give him a squeeze, he’ll squawk to show his support. And if you’re feeling really edgy, consider grabbing a Stress Possum while you’re at it.

LEGO Lunch Boxes

LEGO Lunch Boxes
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Carry your meal to school or work in one of these playful plastic lunch totes that look like an oversize LEGO block. The brick box comes in blue, red, yellow, black, light green, or lavender and measures 6.8″ x 6.5″ x 4.6″, which is perfect if you’re watching your portion sizes. They’re also good for storing and carrying LEGO pieces.

Heritage Racing Speedometer Clocks

Heritage Racing Speedometer Clocks
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Etsy store Heritage Racing makes desk clocks that look like the speedometer or tachometer of classic cars. The clock face is a high-quality glossy print, set into a glass and wood frame. There are dozens of designs to choose from, including the BMW E46 M3, Porsche 911 Turbo, Nissan GT-R, and more.

ROKR Wooden Gramophone Kit

ROKR Wooden Gramophone Kit

Vinyl records are all the rage thanks to their warm, analog sounds. But if you’re going to go retro, why not go vintage? ROKR’s 424-piece kit gives you everything you need to build your own hand-cranked gramophone. A centrifugal governor helps maintain the record’s speed, and it can play 33s, 45s, and 78s.

Yoshi Bookworm Wallets

Yoshi Bookworm Wallets
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Yoshi’s Well Read Collection includes wallets for book lovers. The handmade leather bi-folds have appliques of famous book spines on the outside, along with five credit card slots, a zippered coin pocket, and a bill compartment. They come with classics or science fiction art, as well as card holder and keyring versions.

Filing Saucer Paperclip Dispenser

Filing Saucer Paperclip Dispenser
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Nope, that’s not a typo. This silly desktop organizer from Fred looks like a tiny U.F.O., complete with a tractor beam. A magnet in the bottom of the saucer makes it look like the aliens are abducting the appropriately cow-shaped paper clips. We bet the fluorescent acrylic would look sweet under black light.

Desk Dumpster

Desk Dumpster
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Is your day feeling like a dumpster fire? Embrace the chaos with this desktop organizer from Fred. It’s made from MDF wood done up in an authentic dumpster color scheme. It offers a place to store pens, pencils and includes 100+ flame-shaped notecards. Just don’t actually light it on fire.

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Puzzle in a Puzzle

Puzzle in a Puzzle
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Do you enjoy a challenge? This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle is sure to test your brain cells (and patience). Featuring a vibrant and detailed image of puzzle pieces, you’ll struggle to figure out where the image ends and the actual puzzle pieces begin. Japanese brand Beverly sells a similar puzzle, but with tiny pieces.

Happy Camper Pencil Sharpener + Eraser

Happy Camper Pencil Sharpener + Eraser
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We don’t use many pencils these days, but when we do, we like to need to keep them nice and sharp. Fred’s Happy Camper set takes your pencil on a road trip with its vintage camper sharpener, and a 1950s-style car eraser to tow it with.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookbook

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookbook
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Easter is around the corner, so there’s no better time to stock up on Mini Eggs candies. Cadbury’s official cookbook offers home bakers 60 different recipes which incorporate the crunchy-shelled chocolate treats, including puddings, brownies, cookies, cakes, and even milkshakes.

Great American Frontier Soaps

Great American Frontier Soaps
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From Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Brick of Soap line comes a set of three manly bars that smell like the great outdoors. Scents include a crackling campfire, leaf and leather, and the delightful aroma of fresh cut pine. Each bar weighs in at 10 ounces, so it’ll last a good long time. We highly recommend Duke’s tactical scrubby pouch.

Barbox Bartending Kit

Barbox Bartending Kit
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The Barbox makes a great gift for drink lovers, offering a complete home bar kit in a wall-mountable wood storage case. It comes with a 17-piece bartending kit, including commonly used steel bar tools, a portable bar stand, and a bar mat. It’s got a glass hanging rack on the bottom, and its front door doubles as a picture frame.

Personalized Face Aprons

Personalized Face Aprons
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Can’t get enough of your own face? Firebox makes these fun personalized aprons that are printed with dozens of copies of whatever face you upload. They make a great gift for chefs, bakers, and artists of all sorts. It doesn’t have to be your face, but that might be weird.

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