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We bring you the chic and unique, the best and most bizarre shopping offers both online and offline. We offer you tips on where to buy, and some of the less mainstream and crazy, individual and offbeat items on the internet. Anything that can be bought and sold can be featured here. And we love showcasing the best and worst art and design.

The dadbag: look like a hairy man with this to-die-for bumbag

dadbag fanny pack

 

Look like a pre-depilated Kardahsian with the Dadbag. It’s a bum bag that looks like a bloke’s stomach. Designer Albert Pukies tells Bored Panda:

I made the dadbag because I’m desperate to have dad bod but I’m also

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Posted: 19th, September 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sex doll rentals to supplement your rubber insulated love life


sex doll rentals

 

Hard luck on Chinese men who enjoy rubber insulated sex with a rubber insulated partner. The sex doll rental service is no more.

“We prepared ten dolls for the trial operation,” a company spokesperson said via email, adding that

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Posted: 19th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


NetMums and anal sex – sponsored by Disney On Ice

Following news of swearing on Mumsnet and how advertisers are being unnerved by it, we spot an advert for Disney on rival site NetMums. The adverts entices readers to:

WIN a VIP family ticket to Disney On Ice presents

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Posted: 17th, September 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


High waist double jeans are this year’s world’s worst fashion

double-denim jeans

 

Double denim be gone! We’ve got double jeans! For a mere $695, you can buy these Natasha Zinko High Waist Double Jeans.

Layered waistbands give these wide-leg Natasha Zinko jeans a modern high-low profile. Contrast side stripes. 7

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Posted: 16th, September 2017 | In: Fashion, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Artist’s Shit’ tinned on May 1931 goes for millions of dollars

Piero-Manzoni-poo 1961

 

In 1961 Piero Manzoni sorted his turds into 30 gram piles and placed each serving into one of 90 cans, which he then sealed and signed. And tins of “Merda d’Artista” are changing hands for loads money.

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Posted: 16th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Venezuela should breed pigeons and leave rabbits alone

Crisis in Venezuela. A Mis-managed economy has created poverty from riches.

Venezuela’s government has urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them – even as the opposition says

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Posted: 15th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sugar wars: artificial sweeteners inked to diabetes

The latest health scare is that artificial sweeteners are being linked to an increased risk of diabetes. Can it be that the man-made stuff sold as a safe alternative to diabetes-triggering sugar could raise the risk of developing type 2 … READ ON

Posted: 14th, September 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New study links fast food to fat

Can it proven that fast food makes you fat? Researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) examined 1,500 state primary school pupils aged four to 11, looking at their postal addresses and weight. Turns out that … READ ON

Posted: 11th, September 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Samsung Fridge broadcasts streaming sex videos

Porn is ubiquitous. You can even get it on your fridge. A Samsung Family Hub at Home Depot was set to browse PornHub videos.

Samsung’s expensive fridge can do all sort of things: “With a connected touchscreen, the Family … READ ON

Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Whalid trousers cost a fortune to make wearer’s look really poor

poverty porn trousers

 

As the blurb states:

Walid al Damirji’s sharp eye is what makes his pieces for By Walid so covetable. Sourcing vintage treasures to incorporate into handsome thoughtful pieces, texture, colour and shape define his collections. Clothing from the past

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Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Fashion, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


TV new anchor didn’t change her shirt before broadcast

On the Bangalore local TV, news anchor  Kannada is wearing a terrific T-shirt.

shut the fuck up t-shirt

 

 

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Posted: 27th, August 2017 | In: Fashion, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trucker has tattoo of himself driving his own body

trucker tattoo

 

Trucker Kenny Ollerenshaw got a tattoo of himself driving his own body. You can get one from Richard Batey of Immortal Art Studio.

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Posted: 26th, August 2017 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Carling reduced alcohol content but didn’t tell its customers

Anyone who drinks Carling pretty much get what they deserve. The revolting, fizzy pisswater Anwar Sedat and other urophagiasts (people who drink their own urine; as opposed to perverts (people who drink everyone else’s and flavoured cider)) would eschew as … READ ON

Posted: 26th, August 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


For sale: jar of soil touched by the eclipse

eclipse soil

 

Did the eclipse touch your home and garden? If it did, you could be rich. Your patch of ground touched by the celestial wonder is worth a load of money:

This is a Jar of soil from the

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Posted: 25th, August 2017 | In: Money, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Australian tourists boil their underwear in hotel room kettles

If an Australian tourist offers you a cup of tea, take care to eye the brown brew and pay special attention to any small lumps of dark matter floating on the surface. Are those undissolved instant coffee granules? Maybe. Or … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, August 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


KLF issue instructions for getting your book signed

If you want the KLF to sign your book, you’ll need to obey their rules.

 

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Posted: 23rd, August 2017 | In: Books, Celebrities, Music, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Chucky Bath Bomb (the Devil incarnate smells of orange soda)

Chucky bath bomb

 

Chucky smells of orange soda. Well, the Chuckie [sic] Bath Bomb based on the demonic character in the Child’s Play horror film series. Made by California’s Loquita Bath and Body , the company’s founder, Mira Perez, explains:

Well the

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Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


For sale: 5 NASA Space Shuttle flights suits

nasa flight suits bargains

 

Most old tat is great. Talia Rappa and Skyler Ashworth got some terrific gear at a Florida thrift store’s fire sale: for $1.20 they bought five NASA flight suits.

According to experts at the American Space Museum, the astronauts’

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Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: News, Technology, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlottesville racist casts off his robes and declares ‘I’m an actor not a Nazi’ (video)

More on the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a would-be white supremacist is casting off his white polo, cap and khakis (apparently dressing like a golfer makes you a fascist. Who knew? Discuss) and tells the counter-demonstrators chasing him … READ ON

Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Steve Buscemi Galaxy Collage onesie is divine

stevebuscemionesie

 

Who doesn’t want a onesie covered in visions of Steve Buscemi? The “Steve Buscemi Galaxy Collage” onesie is divine.

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Posted: 10th, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, Fashion, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Children’s book confuses readers with 5 bananas graphic

fail 5 bananas book

 

“I imagine a child learning to count from this book and then just being incredibly confused for the rest of their life,” writes GooseHerder on Reddit.

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Posted: 10th, August 2017 | In: Books, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meet Kan-chan the enema mascot that goes where the sun doesn’t shine

The Japanese terms for people who like dressing up as toys is kigurumi. The Premier League is full of such people. But in Japan mascots are pretty much everywhere. This week another mascot waddled into life. Representing the Ichijiku … READ ON

Posted: 5th, August 2017 | In: News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Longbow expert Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 – 3 August 2017)

robert hardy bow

 

The actor Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 – 3 August 2017) has died.

Off screen he became something of an authority on the English longbow, his interest having been stimulated when, as a child, he found two of the

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Posted: 4th, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0