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June 14, 2014

"Popeye" — by Jeff Koons

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From Sotheby's

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• Signed, dated 2009-2011 and numbered 3/3 on the underside of Popeye's right foot

• Mirror polished stainless steel with transparent color coating

• 78 x 51-3/4 x 28-1/2 in. (198.1 x 131 x 72.4 cm)

• Executed in 2009-2011, this work is number three from an edition of three plus one artist's proof

• Sold May 14, 2014, for $28,165,000 (hammer price with buyer's premium)

June 14, 2014 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

Zamboni Desk Vacuum

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What a Stanley Cup final game: double overtime last night and early this morning, so intense I wished the game would go on forever.

For fervent hockey fans already counting down till opening day, there's this puppy.

"Boasts realistic details like brushes, snow dumps, and even a tiny steering wheel, but it's not just for looks: this battery-powered desk vacuum sucks up crumbs and dust."

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$19.95.

June 14, 2014 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

A lot can happen in 25 years...

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[via History in Pictures]

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AutoSense Drill

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From websites: "This wireless drill is the first to stop itself before it strips heads or cracks surfaces. A microprocessor senses the changing torque of the screw as it bores into wood and signals the motor to stop in time."

$85.86.

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The Writing of Stones (13)

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PowerTie — Inflatable Necktie Nap Pillow

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"Simply blow into the hidden valve of this soft silk and microfiber tie to inflate it and let the siesta begin."

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$19.95.

[via The Green Head]

June 14, 2014 at 12:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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