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Grumpy Octopus Coffee Cup Cozy

For a holiday party gift, Twinkie Chan crocheted this frustrated octopus cozy. Why is he grumpy? He probably hasn’t drunk enough coffee from his cup yet. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

7 Neatest Gifts for Photographers

Are you trying to focus in on the perfect gift for your favorite amateur paparazzo? Look no further! The NeatoShop has everything you need. Here are our top 7 gift suggestions for all the shutterbugs in your life.  1. Telephoto Kitchen Lens Timer  The Telephoto Kitchen Lens Timer lets your bring your cooking into focus. This makes [...]

Mattress Sheep

The gift of found object artists is the ability to see forms in discarded objects that most of us would never consider. Take this mattress that Sophie Marsham found in an alley. With a bit of decoration, it looks just like a sheep! She writes: It was bought from an exhibition I had, by a client [...]

Queen Victoria, Artist

Among the Queen’s talents was a gift for art. Victoria’s notebooks were filled with sketches and watercolors: From her subtle yet rich watercolors to her seemingly austere but remarkably expressive black-and-white ink sketches (with a style reminiscent of Wendy MacNaughton’s), the drawings complement her observations of daily life and capture everything from members of the Royal Family [...]

Plush Spiked Watermelon

What a perfect gift for some little boy or girl who wants to play picnic! Felicia Haywood made plush versions of all of the ingredients for a watermelon spiked with vodka. Link -via Craft | Felicia Haywood’s Site

Times You Liked the Movie More Than the Book

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… Getty Images 1. What’s one event the International Olympic Committee could add that would make you much more likely to tune in? [...]

Gift-Giving is the Secret of Successful Firefly Matings

The secret to mating, according to male fireflies (and undoubtedly applicable to many humans), is to give gifts to females. And now, scientists have found out the why: Male fireflies, known for attracting mates with [...]

The Butt Putt

The Butt Putt – $19.95 Father’s Day is June 17th. Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your golf loving Dad? Get Dad the Butt Putt from the NeatoShop. This hilarious practicing putter makes fart sounds whenever you make the shot. This gift is a real gas! Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for [...]

Small Talk Cake Knife and Server Set

Small Talk Cake Knife and Server Set – $54.95 Are you looking for a deliciously fun gift for someone really special? You need the Small Talk Cake and Server Set from the NeatoShop. This handsome set comes in a gift box. The knife is engraved with “First Come First Served.” The Cake server is engraved with [...]

Nothing Says Love Like Chewed-Up Body Parts

It’s flowers and diamonds for us humans, but the gift that will get male nursery-web spiders some lovin’ from potential mates is chewed-up body parts. Ah, love! Nothing says love like chewed-up body parts—at least for [...]