We all get coughs and colds at this time of year but now you can ‘get sick on your own terms’ by ordering a tissue from the start-up company Vaev.
These have been sneezed into by one of their ten go-to sick people and by rubbing it on your face you catch that cold when it’s convenient for you. And for only $79 it’s not to be sneezed at! Read more ›››
A quiet week
I don’t know if it is the crises occurring in various parts of the world but there hasn’t been much to raise an eyebrow this week, so a shorter than usual Sunday Round-up.
Following on from the Robert Mueller action figure as reported last week, a Senator Kamala Harris figure has been launched as she enters the 2020 presidential race. Read more ›››
Brexit means.. er.. whatever you want it to
There hasn’t been much to smile about as we watched the slow-motion car crash that is Brexit so even more politically cynical Sunday Round-up than usual.
But I did spot this Brexit UncertainTEA cup and saucer which you can use to predict how things might eventually shake out by reading the tea leaves. Read more ›››
A UK-based design shop has made it easier to visualise the development of different genres of popular music by creating ‘blueprints’ of acid house, alternative, hip-hop and electronic music.
The holiday has fizzled out and we are faced with that familiar problem – how to dispose of the Christmas tree? One option is to eat it. Read more ›››
Free from ’23
1st January was Public Domain Day 2019 when works from 1923 became free for all to use without permission or fee.
They include films such as Cecil B Demille’s The Ten Commandments, Agatha Christie’s The Murder on the Links and The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – and the song Yes! We Have No Bananas. Read more ›››
Tesco announced in 2015 that they would operate sweet-free checkouts to avoid tempting children so you can imagine how they were mocked when this mountain of chocs turned up at their Kingston store.
Six hundred surfing Santas took to the waves to raise money for charity. Read more ›››
Father Christmas has been reimagined for the modern era based on an open survey in the US and UK and then voted on by 4,000 people in the same countries.
Who’s a cheeky boy
An African grey parrot has been using his owner’s Amazon Alexa to play his favorite music, tell jokes and even order snacks. Read more ›››
Deck the halls
For an unusual piece of house bling, try the giant inflatable and illuminated bottle of Ranch dressing. And for your tree, this seasonal Star Wars Death Star tree topper.
It’s a cracker
The annual Christmas cracker joke competition winner is: ‘What does Donald Trump do after he pulls a cracker? – Pays her off’ Read more ›››