Air Animals Come Alive on New York City’s Streets

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Artist Joshua Allen Harris creates these fantastic animals out of plastic bags. The bag animals are then tied to the street vents of New York City’s subway system. Each time a train zips by, air is pushed up the grate, inflating the animals and making them come alive. When the train passes, they deflate ...

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Life Clock and Bank of Life Have Little People Living Inside

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The Life Clock (Takaratomy Jinsei Tokei) and the Bank of Life (Takaratomy Jinsei Ginkou) are truly bizarre Japanese takes on everyday objects. The Life Clock is a normal functioning alarm clock, except the tiny human that “lives” on it’s LCD screen. He follows your life along with you- waking up, working, ...

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Brain Lamp is a Scale Replica of a Human Brain

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The MyBrain Lamp from designer Alexander Lervik is an actual replica of the designer’s brain, originated from an MR scan. He then processed the image through a 3D-printer and modeled it into this unusual lamp shade design. I’m sensing an internal organs lamp trend here between this and the Sheep’s Stomach ...

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Motorized Monocyle Looks Freakin Dangerous

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The Motorized Monocycle from Hammacher Schlemmer just looks plain dangerous. The nearly 6 foot tall wheel is powered by a 31cc four stroke engine and is steered by having the user lean in one direction or another. The inner seat and hand control area (in red) stays steady while the outer rubber ...

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Ice Candle Burns and Melts at the Same Time

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The Ice Candle from Mathmos contains a mold that you fill with water and freeze for 8 hours. Then you place a tealight inside the ice mold, which sits in a stainless steel collar. As the candle burns, the ice thaws and melts into the base of the candle. Each time you ...

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Mr. T Chia Pet

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I pity the fool who laughs at the Mr. T Chia Pet. Just rub the seeds into Mr. T’s mohawk and you’ll soon have a fully sprouted living Mr. T plant in your house. The Chia Mr. T was issued by TV Land as a promo item and is quite rare as far ...

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iPod and Cellphone Cases Woven from Your Dog’s Fur

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I guess we’re kinda going with a animal body parts used in weird ways theme with that post on the Sheep’s Stomach Lamp and now this. VIP Fibers is a company making “Fur-Ever” keepsakes that are made out of your dog’s fur!!! You send in the ball of fur, VIP weaves ...

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Sheep’s Stomach Lamp

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Ruminant Bloom are beautiful, blossom-like lamps that are made from preserved sheep stomachs created by Julia Lohmann. The lamps create an awesome looking glow. Initially I was a little grossed out by the thought of sheep stomachs but then I got up off my leather couch, walked across my sheepskin rug, moved ...

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