Tag: cups

These Dishes and Cups Are Permanently Covered in Ants

January 20, 2014 // 10:54 am

Ants on your dishware usually aren’t something you want to see.  For many people, it’s a surefire way to ruin a lunch. Yet Evelyn Bracklow, a German artist, wants to put ants on your dishes, permanently. She’s created a set of porcelain plates covered with tiny hand-painted…

This Mug Has a Cozy Handle to Keep Your Fingers Warm

January 6, 2014 // 7:00 am

There is some serious cold weather happening right now and for those who want to avoid frostbite by curling up with a hot cup of tea, this mug may be a knight in shining porcelain armor.

Sure, any old mug will keep your fingers warm, but The ToastyMUG has…

Date Rape Drug-Detecting Cups to Debut at Bars, Colleges and Clubs

August 19, 2013 // 11:24 am

Remember these? Cups/straws/glasses/stirrers started by Mike Abramson’s start-up, DrinkSavvy? Good news, ladies and gents! Mike and DrinkSavvy made it big. That’s right, they’re rolling out the corporate red carpet to sell color changing cups and straws, which react in the presence of three commonly used date-rape drugs:…

This Clever Dinnerware Literally Cuts Your Meals in Half

July 31, 2013 // 7:00 am

It’s hard to control our food intake when stuff like Cronut Burgers and Moreos exist. Fortunately, we can rely on clever inventions like the ‘Halved’ dinnerware set to help keep face-stuffing episodes to a minimum.

Jo Djauhari, Fajar Kurnia and Jeremy Chia came up with this idea to…

These XXL Red Solo Cups Would Make for the Most Epic Game of Beer Pong

June 28, 2013 // 11:31 am

Solo cups have this fantastic way of conveying ”this drink in my hand is indeed alcoholic.” Drinking out of one is like a dead giveaway you’re in the market to get crunk, so hell — why not go all the way?! The Gigantic Red Party Cup, aka an XXL Solo, is here to make…

Chocolate Coasters Won’t Melt In Your Mouth & Probably Won’t Taste Good Either

January 28, 2013 // 1:18 pm

The only bad thing about getting someone a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day is that the gift will eventually disappear. (Or is that the best part about chocolates?)

Either way, the gift won’t last forever, but what if you want to give chocolates that will outlast the cravings?…

Topsy-Turvy Espresso Cups

October 28, 2011 // 6:00 am

If you’re bored with your predictable morning routine, try mixing it up a bit by enjoying some espresso in these topsy-turvy cups.  While they may appear to be tilted haphazardly, they are well-balanced so that the cup won’t topple over when you set it down.  So you…

Forked Up Art

September 23, 2011 // 8:00 am

These creative and functional sculptures are made out of forks and spoons that have been bent and welded together into people shapes.  They come in four different styles, and each one has fork tine fingers to hold important things for you, like salt and pepper shakers, electronics, or any small…

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