Mugen Puchi (Bubble Wrap Popping) iPhone Case

Is there anyone who doesn’t love the addicting pleasure of popping the little bubbles in bubble wrap? It would be great, if not slightly impractical, to carry around sheets of bubble wrap with you at all times to pop when you get the urge. Well you can, sort of, with the Mugen …

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Nose Straightener

I can’t imagine that this actually works, but maybe it does? This Nose Straightener comes from Japan (of course) and clips into your nostrils where it will “help balance and push up the bones and contours of your nose, so it has an overall sharper, straighter shape, less round and more graceful”. …

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Tiny iPhone/iPad Screen Cleaning Robot

Is it so difficult to take a cloth and wipe off your screen? Yes it is- we need automated help with that. Meet Auto Mee S from Takara Tomy, the screen cleaning mini-robot. This tiny DJ Roomba-like device moves around on top of your smartphone or iPad and cleans the screen. Underneath …

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Mickey Mouse Humidifier

The design sensibility in Japan is completely different than here in the US. Take this Japanese Mickey Mouse Humidifier. Notice how subtle and “grown-up” it is for a Disney piece- even the colors are somewhat muted- red, brown or white. It’s simple without being tacky or kitschy. In short- it’s aimed at adults. …

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Sliding Door Power Outlet Covers

Here’s a cool little project one Japanese man created to tastefully hide the power outlets in his home. It’s a little sliding door made out of wood. Good idea for those rarely used outlets. He made a few different style like the center-opening Shoji screen style above and the single sliding solid …

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Poop Shaped Humidifier

Some things are better left seen without asking all sorts of questions like “why?” and “who would buy this?”. Things like the Poop Shaped Humidifier which comes from (take a wild guess here… hmmm, who could it be) Japan. Why would anyone want a humidifier shaped like a pile of poo? Comes …

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Bullet Train Thermometer

In Japan they have lightning fast bullet trains (aka Shinkansen) moving people all around the country at high speeds. Since we don’t have those here in America, here’s what you can do to spark your child’s imagination. Wait until the kid is sick, then take out the Bullet Train Thermometer to …

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Super Mario Bros. Koopa Troopa Shell Air Hockey Puck

Air hockey just got way more fun (and geekier) with the Super Mario Bros. Koopa Troopa Shell Air Hockey Puck. Flip it over, pop in a few batteries and it glides along ANY smooth surface- it provides it’s own little air cushion- 2 minutes of play every time you push down on …

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