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Pointed out first by the people at Gizmodo who pleaded for “someone [to] please manufacture this self-standing toothbrush,” I have officially jumped on the bandwagon and am convinced that this would completely revolutionize the standard of cleanliness expected of the toothbrush, if not at least entertain me for a full couple of hours.  Either way, check this thing out and tell me you wouldn’t buy it:

[via Gizmodo]



This is one of the bombest (yes it’s a word, look it up) commercials I’ve seen in a long time.  Called “The Cog”, it actually turns out that the commercial is over six years old and originally aired in the U.K. in three separate pieces due to its length. I assume that this is a slight nod to the old cartoons of Rube Goldberg, but then again I might be the only person in the world that remembers Rube Goldberg. Regardless, it’s pretty damn impressive:

[thanks E-man]

A gutted 747 is being transformed into “Jumbohostel,” a hotel complete with 25 rooms, 85 beds and a deluxe cockpit suite to be permanently parked at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport. From the Swedish company’s poorly-translated website:

Welcome to one of the world’s coolest hostels! Here you can spend the night onboard a real jumbo jet – in the ground! Choose between sparkling three-bed rooms with shared shower and best toilet in the corridor or the luxury suite in the converted cockpit with its panoramic view of the airport. At Jumbo Hostel you´re guaranteed a unique and outstanding experience at a good price.

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