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12 Watches That Cost More Than Your House

Shelter? A warm hearth and roof over your head? Who needs any of that when you can blow a half million bucks on swanky, hyper-complicated timepieces like these? Even if they don’t keep perfect time, our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the most intricate examples to date.


12 Classic Cameras Unlike Any You've Seen Before

The dvent of digital photography has transformed how we view the world around us. The breadth and scope of our image capture devices has exploded. But not even the most ingenious action cam can compare to the sheer audacity of these awesome rigs collected by our friends at Ooobject.


15 War Shields Only Phantom Warriors Can Carry Into Battle

What is good in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women. How do you take what is good in life? By smashing some fucking skulls with these Papua New Guinean war shields. Beware the man who never dies.


9 Stubborn Nail Houses Giving The Finger To Redevelopment

The wheels of progress may turn slowly, but they don’t ever stop, as these nine landlords have learned the hard way. Our friends at Oobject have assembled the best examples of what resisting gentrification gets you.


Gift Guide: 21 Awesome And Rare Gifts You'll Never Find At The Shops

You know the face. That obviously-disappointed-but-smiling-to-be-polite face that people make every time they open a present from you. Time to step up your game and start giving gifts that people actually want. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 21 of the most incredible, sock-rocking vintage gifts that you can buy.


12 Short Buses You Wouldn't Make Jokes About

The gleaming 12m behemoths that shuttle suburban kids to school and back are useless on the crowded streets of Delhi. Throughout the developing world kids get to their daily lessons by any means possible — trike, rickshaw, even ox cart. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the coolest homebrew child transports.


Dr Kellog's 15 Most Absurd Medical Contraptions

Dr John Harvey Kellogg, though most famous for his invention of the corn flake, also ran a very successful holistic sanitarium where the ill and infirmed would subject themselves to his unique medical practices. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 15 of the strangest restorative devices to ever come out of Battle Creek, Michigan.


Nine 'Awesome' Gadgets Only Available From Late Night US Television

Whether you needed a vacuum-equipped razor, an in-the-shell egg scrambler, or the best damn rotisserie $US19.95 could buy, all one had to do was pick up the phone. Our friends at Oobject have collected nine of the coolest products you never knew you couldn’t live without.


A Dozen Ways To Heal Yourself With Light

While tanning beds are now the domain of irresponsible parents and young women looking for some skin cancer, their UV rays were originally designed as a (quasi) legitimate medical treatment. Get your dose of vitamin D with this Oobject-assembled collection of illuminating medical devices.


12 Technologies Frozen Mid-Explosion

As any mechanic — or conversely, six year old — can tell you, the need to disassemble things is one of our most base impluses because, well, how else would we see how stuff works? Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 such instances that toe the line between destruction and art.


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