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Kuchi-Paku Animal Speaker: Animal Speakers that Dance and Sing Playback

These stuffed animals have speakers inside and they also dance and move their mouths as if they were lip-synching.

Kuchi-Paku Animal Speaker
Kuchi-Paku Animal Speaker
  If you like stuffed animals, I highly recommend Idea Label’s Animal Speakers. These pets aren’t just cute, they’re also useful and lots of fun. These stuffed animals have speakers inside and they also dance and move their mouths as if they were lip-synching.

Connect your MP3 music player to the pet in question and use it to play whatever music you like.

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 on 27 Nov 2010 by Ayumi Nakai in Japanese Culture Comments Send this to a friend

A Moneybox with a Playful Kitty Cat!

This moneybox features a kitty cat peeking out of a cardboard box to grab the coin.

Playful kitty cat grabs the coin
Playful kitty cat grabs the coin
  Ingenious novelty piggy banks are the latest trend on the Japanese market, but this moneybox is especially adorable. Whenever you put a coin in it, a little kitty cat peeks out of the cardboard box and sticks its paw out to try to grab it.

The cardboard box is actually made of plastic, but it has a very realistic design, like those boxes used to deliver fruit or instant noodles to shops, which are, sadly, often used to abandon pets.

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 on 24 Nov 2010 by Ayumi Nakai in Japanese Culture Comments Send this to a friend

Doughnut Box

Use this hard-topped box to carry your doughnuts and prevent them from getting crushed. This gadget was specially designed for doughnut lovers! You can also put a padlock on it.

This box is wonderful
This box is wonderful
  The worst thing that can possibly happen to a doughnut is if it happens to get crushed before you get a chance to eat it. It may taste the same, but that doughnut charm is somehow gone. If you want to make sure your doughnuts keep their nice round sugar-frosted shape, we suggest you get your hands on this Japanese designed box and use it to carry your doughnuts around: from your house to the office, from your desk to a meeting, etc.

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 on 23 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Japanese Culture Comments Send this to a friend

BudTrap, A Cool Gadget For Your Earphones

BudTrap is a clever button-sized gadget that hooks onto the jack connector on your iPod or MP3 player's earbud to keep its cables tangle-free.

Hook it onto the input jack on your earbuds
Hook it onto the input jack on your earbuds
  BudTrap is a very practical invention about the size of a button that hooks onto the jack connector on your earphones so you can roll the cables up around your music player and prevent them from getting tangled. You'll no longer find a mess of cables floating about inside your rucksack, because your earphones will be neatly packed together with your iPod or MP3 player.

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 on 23 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Gadgets, inventions and prototypes Comments Send this to a friend

Star Wars Christmas Tree Lights

These Christmas tree lights are perfect for Star Wars fans because they're shaped like the most adorable android of all times: R2D2.


  This holiday season, decorate your home in a way that's original, different and, above all, a bit geeky, with these Christmas tree lights shaped like the most charismatic and charming robot ever to hit the silver screen: R2D2.

The android's rounded shape has inspired many a designer, and, as far as we know, his figure has been turned into a trash can, a backpack and even a mail box in commemoration of the saga's 30th anniversary.

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 on 23 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Home Cotton Candy Maker

Making cotton candy at home is as easy as putting a few pieces of candy into this home cotton candy maker. You can use sugar-free candy or make colored cotton candy.

The happiness machine
The happiness machine
  Cotton candy sure is yummy. But, why do we have to wait to visit a street fair in order to eat it? Why isn't it being sold on every street corner? With this home cotton candy maker you can enjoy this delicious treat to your heart's content.

We're not really sure how a little home appliance is capable of turning any piece of candy into cotton candy, but we don't really care.

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 on 16 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Rubber Ducky Tea Infuser

This cool tree infuser comes with a cute rubber ducky, a tea filter, and a little pool shaped dish to leave the ducky on when your tea is ready.


  Why drink tea alone when you can drink it in the company of a rubber ducky? Only he knows how to correctly prepare a nice cup of tea: put the tea leaves in his tummy/infuser, make sure you close it right, put it in the cup and let it float in the hot water. After splashing about in the cup for the few minutes, the rubber ducky will have done its work and your drink will be ready.

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 on 16 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Edible Shot Glasses

These edible shot glasses are made out of real candy. Just in time for the holidays!

Candy flavored shot glass
Candy flavored shot glass
  Shot glasses made of glass seem to be present in just about every home. No knows exactly how they made their way to the kitchen cupboard, but there they are, always getting in the way. And we only use them at most once a year! So what's the use of keeping them? Get rid of them!

We suggest you get these edible shot glasses instead, they're much more practical and pretty: they're made out of candy canes, and once you drink the contents you can sink your teeth into them.

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 on 16 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend

Rainbow Bird: A magic spray bottle you can use to make your own miniature rainbows

Some spray bottles are used to water plants, but this bird was specially designed to help you create your very own rainbow.

Niji No Tori (Rainbow Bird)
Niji No Tori (Rainbow Bird)
  Everyone likes looking at a rainbow. It’s such a beautiful and magical natural phenomenon... But, what if I said you can create your own? Would you believe me?

It may seem like a hoax, but thanks to a toy called Niji No Tori (Rainbow Bird) this is now possible. A Japanese company called Hachimitu Create invented this device.

It looks like a spray bottle with a very colorful drawing of a bird on it and, actually, the mechanism used is exactly the same as on a normal spray bottle.

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 on 15 Nov 2010 by Ayumi Nakai in Japanese Culture Comments Send this to a friend

PEter, a can crusher designed to look like a pet

Put a bottle or can inside PEter's mouth and press his head firmly. This device crushes cans and it's a great tool to teach kids how to recycle.

Feed PEter cans and bottles
Feed PEter cans and bottles
  This cute pet will keep you company in the kitchen, but PEter is also a practical and convenient can crusher. Just put any empty plastic bottles or cans that you want to recycle in PEter's huge mouth. Press down on his big head, and watch how this little animal is capable of reducing these containers to the thinnest possible thickness.

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 on 06 Nov 2010 by Marta Reig in Unusual gifts Comments Send this to a friend
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