9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People

Valentine's Day —or as it's called in more cynical circles, "Singles Awareness Day"—is finally upon us. As is tradition, anyone finding themselves single and alone tonight will probably be inclined to spend the evening wallowing in self pity. But it doesn't have to be this way! There's an entire world of products out… » 2/14/14 12:20pm 2/14/14 12:20pm

This Infographic Shows How Crazy Holiday Toys Have Gotten in 50 Years

Philadelphia-based Abby Ryan Design came up with this fun infographic of the most popular toys from 50 years of holiday shopping. If you were a child during any of that time, you'll doubtless recognize something. Then you'll scratch your head in bafflement at how damned expensive today's most-requested gifts are. » 12/07/13 3:58pm 12/07/13 3:58pm

Motion-Activated Alarm Keeps Wrapped Gifts a Secret

Once you officially make the switch from child to parent, the holidays suddenly become a remarkably stressful time of year. There's decorating, shopping, baking, socializing, and of course keeping a watchful eye on presents so your kids don't figure out what's under that wrapping paper—a task made considerably easier… » 11/07/13 6:20pm 11/07/13 6:20pm

Give The Gift Of A Gift That Looks Like Raw Meat

There is something so fabulous about this idea. Even though it's overpriced and probably aesthetically overwrought or something, the idea of wrapping gifts to look like raw meat is just beautiful. It brings the whole joke gift genre to a new level. Or makes people extra excited when their gift turns out to be awesome… » 7/14/13 8:26pm 7/14/13 8:26pm

Behind the Scenes at the New York Gift Fair

The New York International Gift Fair—a trade show for gifts, home goods and other stuff—has a crap ton of scarves, an entire floor devoted to candles, and loads and loads of items your mother would consider sticking in your Christmas stocking. But also? A lot of cool products that you'll see popping up all over the… » 1/28/13 3:40pm 1/28/13 3:40pm