If the thought of entering a public toilet gives you the jitters, this kit will help alleviate your worries a bit. Meant for the times when there is no option other than using the services of a public toilet, the kit includes a toilet seat cover, two antiseptic wipes and a pair of disposable gloves. Costs $7.50.
A combo device for your breakfast, this one includes a toaster, an egg poacher, and while it is at it, this one works as a meat warmer as well. Costs $40 [aStore]
Images from Chinese artist Yao Lu present a very familiar scenery. They look like conventional paintings of Chinese landscapes shrouded in mist and flaunting natural beauty. In reality however, these are digitally manipulated images of landfills showing off mounds of rubbish and refuse. The landfills are merely draped in green nets that provide the appearance of vegetation, a belief reinforced by the mist that covers the paintings. Once you see the elements of digital manipulation sink in, the idyllic romantic paintings of nature completely change form.
Santa in spandex, because that’s what makes Christmas great. Available on Amazon.
Getting one drink after another, it would be fair to imagine wine glasses take a few gulps for themselves, and eventually end up drunk. Like every drunk, the glasses then do tend to get tipsy. The set of four goblets has slightly curved stems and appear to be a little bent.
It is no secret that the fashion industry often holds its models to ridiculously thin, near anorexic standards. As a jab on the idea, Brazilian modelling agency Star Models came up with a series called You are not a sketch. The campaign seeks to address the problem of anorexia in the modelling industry.
All the randomness that goes on in this world often yields to some very interesting coincidences quite worth surprise and attention. The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) studies the interactions of families and people, their environments and several other factors that could influence an individual’s growth and trust. As the study continues, it brings up some very interesting observations, one of them being that the similarity in twins could be genes, not just environment.
The World is shrinking fast, we meet different people everyday, and we often travel to different places. What would come really handy in all these scenarios is to swear at people from around the world, in their own language. That helps to establish you as an alpha. Go to different places, swear at people, rule the world. The book by Jay Sacher is available on Amazon.
Paris-based Polish designer Monika Jarosz has come up with a line of luxury fashion accessories derived from the skin of poisonous cane toads, an invasive species now overrunning the South Sea Islands of Australia. Apparently, the poisonous toad species has destroyed several local species and animal defence associations have recommended its selective elimination. Jarosz managed to find herself a supplier in Australia who would ship frog skins to Paris, where they meticulously undergo a 14 step process to turn into these fashion accessories that can command a good price.