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Egg-A-Matic Skull Mold

Posted in food, products, skulls and skeletons with tags , , on February 16, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

I personally can’t feast on eggs due to a pretty wicked digestive intolerance that developed a few years ago, but that’s no reason to avoid showing the Egg-A-Matic.

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Food is great. Things are great. Food shaped like things is great. Especially if skulls are involved. This is one of those products to which my initial response is “If I had kids, I’d definitely get this” and simultaneously “My inner child counts as kids.”
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I love how the yolk forms a makeshift brain, which is great for people who want to say they eat brains without resorting to full fledged Zombinism.
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What’s your stance on food in shapes?

Egg-A-Matic

Antikamnia Chemical Company Skeleton Figures

Posted in antiques, products, skulls and skeletons, wish list with tags , , , on January 9, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

Oh Victorian Trading Co., you’ve outdone yourself! The purveyors of new goods with antique style are now producing figurines from the Antikamnia Chemical Company Calendars (which I was certain I posted about but cannot find here at the moment).

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These skeleton figurals are inspired by the watercolour artistry of 19th c. illustrator Louis Crucius, commissioned to create a calendar for the company in 1898.

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I do plan to frame some calendar images at some point, and while nobody needs Antikamnia figurines, I think they’d make a fine addition to the home.

And Now, One of the Strangest Products Ever

Posted in absurd, medicine, products with tags , , on January 7, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

If you’re at all familiar with this blog, there are many contenders for “strangest product ever” featured here. But this one really surprised me. I was researching hyperbaric oxygen therapy for serious medical conditions (don’t ask), and for some reason that search contained…drumroll please…

The Decompression Chamber Pillow
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I cannot envision any household or office in which this awkward photo of a gargantuan piece of diving equipment with a random stranger operating it belongs on a throw pillow. Maybe I’m just short-sighted.

Here is an “action shot” of the Decompression Chamber Serving Tray:
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And THIS is what graces the tray’s surface. Tell me folks, is this what comes to mind when you’re searching for the perfect wine and cheese serving option?
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It’s times like this when I kind of love humanity. It brings me joy to know people are out there producing completely nonsensical items like this.

BoeTech

Posted in anatomy, geek, products, wish list with tags , , , on December 17, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

BoeTech has a selection of dynamite anatomical (and other geektacular) cookie cutters that I would love to use for next year’s holiday cookie batches. I don’t care if they’re not gingerbread men and snowflakes! Who wouldn’t want these cookies?

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Of course, these are perfect for any time of year. Personally, I think the hearts make a great wedding cookie…if the wedding indeed has cookies (and I’m aware not all weddings do, but in my ideal world there are cookies everywhere).
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These would be my reward for a loved one who comes up with a brilliant idea.
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BoeTech

The 2014 Hater’s Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog

Posted in christmas, humor, products, satire with tags , , , on December 16, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

My friend Liz shared an amazing shred of satire with me the other day; an article that highlights (with excellent commentary) some of the more useless and/or ludicrous items in the Williams Sonoma catalog this holiday season.

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Head over to The 2014 Hater’s Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog and take a look!

World’s Largest Gummy Skull

Posted in food, products, skulls and skeletons with tags , , on December 11, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Know someone who is both skull obsessed AND a hardcore sugar junkie? Perhaps the World’s Largest Gummy Skull is a suitable holiday gift.

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This hyper-realistic depiction of the human skull is made of solid gummy, weighs over 5 pounds, packs over 7,000 calories, and is 100% edible! Each highly-detailed and gluten-free World’s Largest Gummy Skull is handmade in the USA and is currently available in three flavors: red cherry, blue raspberry, and grape.

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World’s Largest Gummy Skull
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Anatomy of Digestion Plates

Posted in anatomy, craft, home, products with tags , , , on December 8, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

At first glance they appear to be trendy, artistically decorated china, but these Anatomy of Digestion Plates are essentially “anatomically correct.”

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This unique range of fine china illustrates the anatomy and histology of the digestive system in graphic black and white with hand gilded detail.
The range portrays the intricate anatomical pattern and detail from the teeth to the stomach, intestine and liver.

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Each plate is carefully handmade (and there is also a series of matching cups and saucers at the Morbid Anatomy Gift Shop).

Anatomy of Digestion Plates

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