Your Entire Family Can Waste Away the Summer On This Mega Hammock

There'll never be another fight over who gets to lay in the hammock with this monstrosity strung up in your backyard. The Mega Hammock requires you to find at least four nearby trees (or cranes) for hanging, but when it's up it looks like it can easily support a group of at least ten loungers—plus a toddler or two.… » 7/14/14 4:09pm 7/14/14 4:09pm

Embossed Rolling Pins Let Bakers Sign Their Creations

Painters always sign their canvases, so why shouldn't bakers—proud of their tasty treats—not sign their work as well? But since pens don't work on dough, and Sharpies are probably an even worse idea, Etsy seller Zuzia Zuber will create a custom rolling pin for you, embossed with a repeating pattern of "made by (your… » 3/21/14 5:20pm 3/21/14 5:20pm

Gorgeous Typography Puzzles Will Teach Kids the Dangers of Comic Sans

The fact of the matter is, if you don't teach your kids about the dangers of using Comic Sans when they're young, they're just going to pick it up on the street. Whether it's a flyer for a garage sale, or a bulletin board at their preschool, the world is a minefield of terrible typography, and you need to address the… » 10/10/13 5:00pm 10/10/13 5:00pm

This All-In-One Kit Lets You Grow Flowers You Can Eat

Obviously there are flowers you can eat. But be careful about digging around your garden to find some yourself. You could chomp on something poisonous and then—oops! You're dead! But if you've ever wanted to deck a cake out with some beautiful blooms, this Edible Flower Seed Kit from Sarah Rainwater is a safer bet. » 7/01/13 5:00pm 7/01/13 5:00pm

Arcade Alarm Clock: The Konami Code Won't Buy You More Shuteye

It might have given you invincibility or unlimited ammo on the countless games that acknowledged it, but sadly the Konami code won't buy you a single second of extra sleep on this custom Xronos alarm clock. But the large scoreboard-like LED display and use of authentic console buttons will have you wondering if you… » 5/15/13 4:40pm 5/15/13 4:40pm

Carry Zelda's Homework In This Fantastic Hylian Shield Backpack

It's bad news if you're a rabid Legend of Zelda fan. It turns out there's only one of these brilliant Hylian shield backpacks available from Ivana Roso's Etsy store. So if you've got $60 to spare, and are quick on the 'Add to Cart' draw, you can snatch it up and save your own princess from having to carry her books to… » 2/25/13 4:20pm 2/25/13 4:20pm

You Won't Mind Accidentally Stepping On This Plush Lego Ottoman

Anyone who's ever writhed in pain after crushing a Lego block underfoot will appreciate Australian-based Luxford St.'s take on the classic Ottoman. Crafted from recycled pool table felt and stuffed with sturdy polyurethane foam, the footrest is a perfect 20:1 scale version of a size four Lego block and is perfect for… » 1/02/13 11:10am 1/02/13 11:10am

Unorthodox Alphabet Blocks For Your Budding Mad Scientist

It doesn't matter what unspeakable acts or atrocities they grew up to commit, at one point all mad scientists—from Dr. Frankenstein to Dr. No—started life as adorable infants. But what turns an innocent toddler into an adult with a penchant for world domination? This set of mad scientist-themed alphabet blocks might… » 1/01/13 7:00pm 1/01/13 7:00pm