Tag - expensive

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Hammacher Schlemmer: 6 Truly Mental Last...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Not Christmas. That, as Dr. Lecter would say, is incidental. No, I’m talking about the Hammacher Schlemmer catalogues that arrive and have completely batshit insane items that are far too...

Dr. Grordbort’s Latest Weaponry

You know, some people want to go and write songs about the Moon. Other people want to blow it out of the sky. For those latter types, Prof. Grordbort has provided the Goliathon 800 Moon Hater Death Ray. Or a model, anyway. Yes, WETA is...

RC Zombie

Remote Controlled Zombie Costs More Than...

Because if it’s undead and bleeds, it leads, here’s Dead Fred Zombie Chaser from Fright Catalog. Trouble is, this is really a Hammacher Schlemmer level item because it’s $2650. For that price, you could probably fund an...

Colosso: He’s Got the Whole World on...

Showing yet again that nothing exceeds like excess, ladies and gents, I present the Colosso–a watch that costs $550K. Yes, that was a K. It comes with a tiny Earth that rotates “for local or GMT time.” We agree with...

Undercutting the Cost of “the...

Okay, so the most expensive book in the world is priced at 153 million euros. It’s called “the task” and is by author Tomas Alexander Hartmann. And I’m going to go ahead and assume that this guy is serious, although I...

Own Your Own Lost in Space Robot

This is unbelievably cool. And like most things truly geekgasmic, it’s beyond the expense account of most of us. So I highly recommend going to the B9 Creations website and drooling to your heart’s content: but the gist is this...

Siphon Coffee: Brewing With a $20K Machine

A Japanese siphon bar is apparently some kind of crazed alchemical machine. It brews coffee in a way that the owners of the thing talk up as being so good it sounds like a cross between enlightenment and an orgasm. (And sadly, no, those two...

Amazon’s Most Expensive Items: Feel...

\richtext decided to pass the time by checking for the most expensive items Amazon had available, by category. My personal favorite is this giant 150 pound grim reaper with horse prop, in the “Kids and Baby” section. Nice. Who...