Resist the Urge To Squeeze These Bubble Wrap Glasses

All humans have a weakness, something they simply can't resist, and while that can vary from person to person, there's not a single human on the planet who can overcome the temptation of popping a sheet of bubble wrap. But attempting to pop this set of bubble wrap glasses will only lead to a trip to the emergency room. »11/18/14 5:00pm11/18/14 5:00pm

What Harm Could Possibly Befall Someone Wearing a Bubble Wrap Suit?

If bubble wrap is good enough to protect that ceramic frog you bought on eBay as it's shipped from Taiwan, surely a suit made from the same material would give mere mortals invincibility, right? At the least, Vat19's $15 blazer and pants set made from bubble wrap would provide a decent buffer from the other commuters… »11/13/14 2:42pm11/13/14 2:42pm

How the addictive magic material known as bubble wrap is made

You can have your graphene or your insane non-flammable fabric or some NASA space material, magic material to me will always be bubble wrap. It's catnip for humans with souls and the process to make it is pretty fascinating. It starts with resin that is vacuumed out and heated to create a film and used to trap air. »10/07/14 1:23am10/07/14 1:23am

Animals like to pop bubble wrap just as much as we do

Few legal substances are as addicting and therapeutic as popping bubble wrap. It's catnip, eucalyptus leaves, coca leaves, maple syrup, honey and coconut water combined into a transparent, air filled plastic sheet. Humans lose hours to get the quick fix of popping every last air bubble. It turns out animals, like this… »2/17/14 11:17pm2/17/14 11:17pm

Bubblewrap Calendar Lets You Pop Your Life Away, One Day at a Time

I haven't met a single soul who doesn't like popping bubblewrap, and now there's BubbleCalendar, a full printed calendar that uses the bigger, more satisfying bubbles. And that might all be very neat and stress-relieving... but I have misgivings. Doesn't the expiry of another day of your life, disappearing into the… »7/08/08 5:10am7/08/08 5:10am