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April 6, 2013

Why Are We Afraid of the Dark?


[via Infographics Showcase]

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Ninja Coat Hook


From the website:


Fed up with the flat-packed MDF birch veneer-finished world we live in?

If so, then stop accessorizing your home with uninspired IKEA functionality and put some punch back into your place with our Ninja Coat Hooks.

Ninja Coat Hooks will transform your hallway into the scene of a Shanghai back street stand-off.

Each metal Ninja Coat Hook has one corner cleverly engineered into a screw, which allows you to fix it securely to your wall or door whilst making it look like it has been hurled from the hands of a deadly Ninjitsu assassin.

You will certainly cause a stir with your guests as they go to hang up their coats, as each of our Ninja Coat Hooks has been designed to look like the real thing, right down to the razor sharp-looking edges — which are of course nice, smooth, coat friendly hanging points — but you don't need to inform your guests of this fact.

So stir up fond memories of Big Trouble in Little China and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and add some cutting edge deadly design to your home.



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Coen Brothers Iconography


From Broadsheet:


"Two of a series of four prints of characters and quotes from Coen Brothers' movies by Texan illustrator Chet Phillips."

"'Fargo' and 'Miller's Crossing' here.

[via Laughing Squid]

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Measuring Tape Toilet Roll — "Measure at your leisure"


Sorry — not going there.


In the wrong hands this could be trouble.

Thankfully, that's unlikely to be a problem around here.

From the website:


Does size matter?

There’s only one way to find out: measure it!

No matter what you decide to measure you'll be relieved at the thought that everything within reach of the toilet can now be catalogued accurately.

How many sheets does it take to get to the door?

How long is your hand?

How long is the plunger?

For those of us who take particular pride in our toilet activities, or are simply looking for something else to do while on the pot, the Measuring Toilet Roll is certainly an essential.

Monty Python's Eric Idle once said that "... one way of measuring the freedom of a society is the amount of comedy that is permitted..."



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BehindTheMedspeak: "This map of America's female mortality rates is pretty terrifying"


I won't argue.

[via the Washington Post and Bomani Jones]

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Amp Mug


From the website:



Match your musical mood to your preference of hot beverage hue.

Drink a mid-range traditional cup of tea, step it up a notch or two to a strong high-frequency black coffee, or sip a spiced green chai with some soft and subtle distortions.  

The amp-shaped mug is a suitable warming companion for all musical preferences — from blues rock to heavy metal to hard core punk.

So whether you're Chuck Berry, a budding musician, or more of the air guitar type, now's the chance for you to release your inner crea-tea-vity with the Amp Mug.



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