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…Stuffed animals don’t always have to be cuddly?

Bear In Eye

Bear On Fingernail

Though probably not the cuddliest of stuffed animals, this is the world’s smallest teddy bear. Standing only 5mm high, this teddy bear, created by German sculptor Bettina Kaminski and called “Mini the Pooh”, would make for a fun morning time activity as you play “try and find your stuffed animal that is barely half the size of your fingernail”.

[Mini the Pooh]

[Via: Spluch]

…Plants can relay secret messages?

Egg Plant Message

Egg Plant Message Animation

I’ve mentioned plants that grow from eggs before, but this one takes the idea and adds a little Harry Houdini style magic to it. Pop open the clear germination container, add water and within a matter of hours the egg will begin to crack open and a bean plant will emerge and begin to grow. But wait, there’s more. In 5 to 7 days, as the bean begins to germinate, you’ll think you’ve gone a little bit insane when the plant starts talking to you. Ok, so that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there will be a message printed inside of the bean, wishing you a “Happy Birthday”, “Good luck”, “Best wishes”, or simply “I love you”. A variation of their Secret Fortunes message plant, Magic Sproutz’s Egg Plant is sure to have the recipient scratching their head in disbelief at the wonders of modern science.

[Magic Sproutz]

[Via: Popagadget]

…Robots love sharpening pencils?

Robot Pencil

Here’s a gadget that’s sure to brighten your day each and every time your pencil goes a little too dull for your liking. The Wind-Up Robot Pencil Sharpener uses the turning motion of sharpening a pencil to wind up the clockwork mechanism that makes him walk along your desk in a definitively robotic manner. Plus, if you’re a fan of the pen like I am, or if you’ve already turned your pencil into a useless nub of pencil shavings and robot table dancing, he comes with a key to wind up the mechanism and let him do what he does best. Available in a variety of colors and individually wrapped for your protection, this robot could be just what you need to break through that writer’s block and finish the next classic you’ve been working on, fueled by Harry Potter like dreams of fame and fortune.

[Robot Sharpener]

[Via: Oh Gizmo!]

…Tiffany’s Die will make investment decisions for you?

Buy Sell Hold Die

If you like to treat investing with a little gamble and a little style then let the Buy Sell Hold Die (If only that was the fourth option, these would be one hell of a gag gift) from Tiffany & Co. make your decisions for you. The half-inch sterling silver cube has the words “Buy” “Sell” or “Hold” on each side, for a roll of fate. Results are in no way correct beyond chance, but neither are your stockbroker’s, so this could be just the ticket to financial well being.

[Tiffany & Co.]

[Via: Uncrate]

…Egglings are your very own growable plant pet?

Eggling

Now here’s a unique and interesting idea. Egglings look and feel just like real eggs, but crack the ceramic egg open, add water, and your very own plant pet will begin to grow. Each Eggling comes with a terra cotta tray and seed pack. The plant will thrive for months inside of the shell, and can later be transplanted in soil to continue their growth. Get one of these and a pet chicken for some unique and humorous situations.

[Eggling]

[Via: Gizmodiva]