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Crow Tubing

Do crows overwinter in Russia? If not, they make the odd trip back for a ski holiday. http://www.wimp.com/crowtubing/

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‘Fresh Blow’ Portable Aromatherapy by Moonhwan Lee & Yanko Design

http://www.yankodesign.com/2009/01/06/blow-up-balloons-to-clear-up-stank-odors/ I don’t like – or trust – air fresheners, but the sheer whimsy involved in this gadget is enough to make me smile.

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http://faltu.tv/tricks-illusions/491-how-to-turn-water-into-marbles.html This is nifty, but to one as unschooled as I in science, potentially fraught with peril. I don’t care that the demonstrator seems to have made it out with his digits intact – I’m waiting for Frannyy to try it first. If he’s able to report back in a timely manner (i.e. without his […]

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http://bomomo.com/ Nifty but hard to describe. The best I can do, is to imagine painting with the iTunes music visualiser.

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Outdoor fun and games – Ride on roundabout garden toy for boys and girls from Wurlybird Toys

http://www.wurlybird.co.uk/ “It’s Wicked!” must be the most concise yet effective marketing line ever. This backyard toy does look exceptionally wicked, though one guesses it would require constant repositioning, so as to avoid burning one’s lawn with the circles of vomit that result from a couple of minutes’ use.

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Tate Modern| Past Exhibitions | The Unilever Series: Carsten Höller: Test Site

http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/carstenholler/photos.shtm Modern art often requires some quotes around “art” and a grain or two of salt with which to take it. Installation “art” is usually also accompanied by a self-applied slap to the forehead, all the better to force the pretension to be processed by one’s brain. Imagine my delight, then, to see this squeeful […]

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http://www.hawkin.com/rkMain.asp?PAGEID=20670&STK_PROD_CODE=08720&CTL_CAT_CODE=1167&XPAGENO=18 I’m not a drinker, but I foresee a bottle of bubbly in my near future if I can get my hands on this “make drinking fun!” toy. (Faaaaar more entertaining than the “shaking other people’s Coke cans” strategy I’m currently pursuing.)

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