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Sprout Bookmarks

Sprout Bookmarks | $5.95 Have you met Sprout, the little green bookmark? It’s a set of six silicone bookmarks that look like little green plant sprouts, at the NeatoShop! Easy to use, and they bring a smile to any face that sees them! Makes a great gift, too. Link

Bloody Knife Spatula

Bloody Knife Spatula – $8.45 Do you suspect you are in need of a new spatula? Quick! Dispose of your old kitchen utensil and replace it with the Bloody Knife Spatula from the NeatoShop! This useful silicone tool is printed to look like a bloody knife. The thin spatula head slips easily under food. It would [...]

Alien Egg Ice Tray

Alien Egg Ice Tray – $10.95 Easter may be over, but that doesn’t mean the egg-stravaganza has to end. Party on with the Alien Egg Ice Tray from the NeatoShop. This fantastic ice tray is made of food-safe silicone. It also works great for making delicious Alien egg shaped chocolates. Alien Big Chap Ice Tray also available. Be [...]

Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray

Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray – $9.95 Do you fear that your Thanksgiving meal is doomed? Don’t surrender to the dark side. Use the force and the Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray from the NeatoShop to distract your guests from your terrible cooking. The Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray is made from food-safe silicone. [...]

Rubber Bookshelves

You won’t need bookends with these shelves designed by Luke Hart. Just stretch out the silicone until the books fit snugly. They’re on display today in London at the Sculpture House of the London Design Festival. Link -via Colossal

$300 Toothpaste Squeezer

This Italian-made toothpaste squeezer is hand-crafted with chrome plating, non-slip silicone feet, and has an engraved logo. Don’t waste toothpaste. If you use it for 200 years, it will pay for itself! Link -via Boing Boing

The Amazing Origin of Silly Putty

Silly Putty was invented by accident when GE engineer James Wright was working to develop new types of rubber for the US military during World War II. Wright spent over a year experimenting with different combinations of chemical compounds, hoping to produce a synthetic, “hard rubber” silicone that could withstand the high heat of jet engines [...]

Aristocakes Cupcake Mold

Aristocakes Cupcake Mold – $11.95 The media has declared this week to be Royal Wedding Week. Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the upcoming nuptials? You need the Aristocakes Cupcake Mold from the NeatoShop! Go ahead and crown thyself worthy of eating cupcakes baked in food-safe silicone. Yes, it’s good to be king or [...]

Bert from Sesame Street in Human Form

I grew up with Sesame Street, but I never envisioned Bert as a terrifying character. This silicone bust by The FX Lab forum user Nacho is a bit more unpleasant to the eye than the Muppet. More pictures at the link. Link via Geekologie