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Fireproof Jackets For Dogs

Dogs often find themselves in dangerous situations, so it’s important to protect them however we can. Here’s a new product that helps protect pooches from getting hurt in a fire- it’s called the Ishiatama-kun Wanko fireproof jacket, and it comes complete with a helmet section to protect their head and ears from the flames. As a bonus [...]

“Everybody Seems to Want It”: Early Media Coverage of Apple Computer

Getty Images Today, shoppers around the world are smearing fingerprints and oily faces against the glass walls of Apple stores, peering in, waiting for doors to open and iPhones to be sold. It’s an annual gathering for a popular product from a popular company. But everything has a beginning, and there was a time when Apple [...]

Bacon coffin goes on sale

A Seattle-based company has revealed their latest bacon-inspired product – a bacon coffin. In what sounds like an April Fools’ Day joke but is apparan…

10 Celebrity Refreshments

Advertisers know that the taste of a better lifestyle will sell products. Celebrities learn this as well, and can make a killing putting their name on something that can impart even a little of their charm on a fan. These beverages just might be the perfect gift for a fan that you know. 1. Marilyn Manson [...]

Mass alien abduction experiment conducted

A UCLA experiment aims to prove that alien abductions are little more than the product of our minds. 20 volunteers were assembled for the experiment …

These Skeletons Sure Are Pretty

All gussied up and nowhere to go, these morbid curiosities are the product of Dutch artist Cedric Laquieze, who uses the skeletons of cats and dogs and covers them with fake flowers to create a startlingly beautiful effect. Now your deceased pet can serve as the centerpiece for your next family get together! Link -via DesignTAXI

What Does ’100% Juice’ Mean?

Buying fruit juice at the supermarket is a surprisingly complicated task that leads to myriad questions. What’s really in that “100% juice”? Why does that “juice” have the word “cocktail” loitering behind it? Let’s take a look at the exciting world of juice labeling. What does “100% juice” mean? As you might guess, that label legally [...]

Duff Beer: Yes, It Does Exist!

If you’re in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia or Chile anytime soon, you can pick up a bottle of Duff, Homer Simpson’s lager of choice. Though the product is probably in violation of licensing agreements–or more specifically, being produced without one–it’s a hot seller in South American markets. Fox has never licensed the beverage in the United States. According [...]

Toilet Paper: How America Convinced the World to Wipe

Since the dawn of time, people have found nifty ways to clean up after the bathroom act. The most common solution was simply to grab what was at hand: coconuts, shells, snow, moss, hay, leaves, grass, corncobs, sheep’s wool—and, later, thanks to the printing press—newspapers, magazines, and pages of books. The ancient Greeks used clay and stone. The Romans, sponges and salt water. [...]

The Ab Hancer

I suspect that this is not a real product, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it is. It’s probably as effective as a six pack abs tattoo. via Geekologie