Archive for the ‘Inventions’ Category

Flippin’ hell


Here’s something spectacularly pointless that I can’t afford, don’t need and wouldn’t use. But for some reason I want it. For around $3,500 (how much is that these days – about half a million quid?) you can treat a loved one to this automatic pancake-making machine: According to, it churns out 200 pancakes an […]

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Found these little beauties on Work Awesome. For the moments you want to be brutally honest about what you get up to at work:   They’re made by Knock Knock, who do all sorts of daft stuff like this and you can buy them on Amazon.

A few weeks ago I met Tom Phillips, who writes for the Metro as The Ridiculant. Not only was he an interesting chap, but his whole job involves scouring the web for daft things going on, which sounds like a bloody sweet deal to me. It’s more or less what I do most of the […]