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Archive for April, 2009



“Biografías” Books Sculpture

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Called “Biografías“, this giant sculpture is created by artist Alicia Martín using 5000 books.

Good Chemistry Salt and Pepper Shakers

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These interesting Chemistry Salt and Pepper Shakers($15) remind me of the school life.

         “From the periodic table to your dining table, this clever porcelain salt and pepper set reduces our favorite condiments to their elemental essentials. We can all be scholars in the science of seasoning. Measure 1.75″ in diameter.”

Cloud Sofa

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Cloud Sofa, a concept design by D.K. Wei. The soft cloud-like floating chaise lounge is supported by the magnetic force generated by the bottom base.  [via]

Stylish Seat Belt Camera Straps

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These seat belt camera straps(each for $20) are a stylish and secure way to tote your precious camera cargo. Handmade from seat belts rescued from the benches of wreck yard automobiles, these camera straps provide all of the functions you expect from a camera strap – holding your camera around your neck, not breaking, etc. Each strappy runs a comfortable 2″ wide and has two sturdy slide buckles. The buckles’ rounded edges prevent scratches whilst giving you maximum adjustability. Available in four colors: Porsche Purple, Mercedes Gold, T-bird Teal, and Dodge Silver.
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The BA-K-47, Bacon AK-47

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Guys at Thisisfreakingridiculous.com created a full size replica of an AK-47 made out of bacon and wire. We had our first annual Bacon Day this past Saturday. As a huge fan of bacon, and all the great bacon blogs out there, I decided it was time for me to make my own bacon creation. I came up with the BA-K-47, a 1:1 scale AK-47 made out of bacon. It took a total of eight hours to create, a lot of bacon, and a blowtorch… oh yeah, and our good friend beer helped too.
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Instant Housing Shelters by Winfried Baumann

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The Instant Housing by Winfried Baumann comprises small mobile homes, which are designed for the special living circumstances, homeless and other urban nomads. Equipped with a retractable padded bed, first aid kit, mirror, whistle, multi tool, flashlight and plastic hood with viewing window, these Instant Housing shelters can be easily transported from one place to the other.
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World’s First Human Bookshelf

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I can be sure that this is the world’s first human bookshelf. Crazy idea!  [via]

‘Mansforms’ You Into a True Man with Solo Man Bib

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The Solo Man Bib invites men to go back to being REAL men. Every sports supporter can beat their chest in true man style with the Solo Man Bib. It was designed exclusively for the Australian intermational Twenty/20 cricket series.  [via..]

Sweden Church Unveiled 6-foot Lego Statue of Jesus

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A Protestant church in Vasteras, Sweden, unveiled a 6-foot tall, 30,000 piece LEGO Jesus to celebrate Easter on Sunday. It took the 40 volunteers about 18 months to put all the tiny plastic blocks together, and their creation shows a standing Jesus facing forward with his arms outstretched. Church spokesman Per Wilder said the statue at the Onsta Gryta church in the central Swedish city of Vasteras is a copy of Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen’s “Christus” statue on display in Copenhagen.
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iPhone Nano

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Will Apple’s iPhone nano look like? One Russian designer gives the answer. But maybe it is wrong. As you can see from the picture, the new iPhone could look like this, with the old fashioned dial which is operated like iPod dial but for dialing the numbers.  [via..]

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