One problem with New York City — there is a painful lack of gardens and green area, and an abundance of urban neglect. Brooklyn resident Todd Bieber, aka The Vigilante Gardener, is doing his part to change all of that — one closet-sized plot of land at a time.
Archives for November 2011
Instant Cookie Monster, Just Add Googly Eyes
Part of his series of turning everyday objects anthropomorphic, German artist Timm Schneider created an urban Cookie Monster. Using nothing more than black marker and styrofoam balls, Schneider adds googly eyes to random objects, with brilliantly hilarious results. Was he gonna eat that cookie, er?
Camera Cookie Cutters
Bake up some delicious little cameras with Camera Cookie Cutters by DIY Photography. Made from high impact, BPA Free, and food-grade plastic — the kit includes an SLR, TLR, and Rangefinder. Perfect for cookie-eating photographers, or a food blogger — as long as the cookies are always pointing at lunch.
Just remember that the camera cookies add ten pounds. Available at DIY Photography.
Grow Your Own World’s Hottest Pepper
Even though its title as the world’s hottest pepper has recently been disputed — you can now plant, grow, and nurture the Naga Jolokia (Ghost Chili) from the comfort of your own home.
And popping open the DIY planting kit is literally opening a can of whoopass. Water it and talk to it enough, and your new little sproutling will pack over one-million SHU’s — which is akin to licking the sun.
[link, via Lost At E Minor]
The Cup Noodle Transformer
To help celebrate its 40th Anniversary and for feeding broke coeds for decades, Cup Noodle maker Nissin created the Robo Cup Noodle Timer. The robot disguised as a cup of noodles, is not only a certified-awesome transformer, but comes with a 3-minute timer to let you know when your instant ramen is ready.
[via Laughing Squid]
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