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January 21, 2010

Motoman Robot Makes Okonomiyaki

It's what's for breakfast (or lunch or dinner).

The elegance and grace of the robot's movements are, to me, absolutely mesmerizing and enchanting.

That flip at the end made my day.

January 21, 2010 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

World's most formidable-looking jar opener

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Pictured above and below, it's the Black & Decker Applica, which garnered rave reviews (19 of 21 were 5-Star at the time I created this post) on Amazon.

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$22.49.

[via Brogui]

January 21, 2010 at 03:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Ed Bing Lee's macramé desserts

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The

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Philadelphia artist 

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creates

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art using

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basic macramé

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knots.

[via Beautiful Life]

January 21, 2010 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Howtie

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"You won't need to go searching for how-to-tie-a-tie instructions — Howtie literally shows you how to make an elegant Windsor knot."

$24.

January 21, 2010 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Yulia Brodskaya's Art of Paper

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The Russian graphic designer

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makes her pieces

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with real paper

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rather than

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digital wizardy,

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combining typography and hand-made craft objects

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into posters for Orange, Nokia and many other companies.

[via beautiful life]

January 21, 2010 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Oven-Baked Tarantula — 'Not fried!'

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Mmmm, tarantula — and just the way I like it.

From the website:

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Oven-Baked Tarantula

Oven-baked — not fried.

Crisp, crunchy and ready to snack on.

Comes in a clear acrylic presentation box.

Measures approximately 9cm (3.5") across.

A unique Cambodian delicacy, black and hairy.

Collected from monitored sources to ensure their preservation.

They come cooked and ready to eat, or you can warm them up in the oven.

Full eating instructions enclosed.

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£14.95.

January 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

Lemonade Igloo

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Built in arctic Canada by Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland as part of her 2007-2008 Igloolik series.

[via mappeal]

January 21, 2010 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

SofaHanger

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to measure 

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to fit 

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your sofa.

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€159.

January 21, 2010 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

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