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    32 Unique, Weird, And Fun Things For Anyone Looking For Something Different

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    1. A metal band-style shirt for people who are hardcore fans of the Live Laugh Love lifestyle.

    long sleeve shirts that say live laugh love in metal script
    PBarbArt/Etsy

    Get it from PBarbArt on Etsy for $24+ (available in sizes XS–4X and custom color choices).

    2. A fun and beautiful board game where the point of the game is basically to become a thriving forest. *wistfully stares out of the window*

    A box with a tree on it that says Photosynthesis
    A game board covered in trees
    Amazon

    Basically you're growing trees. Each player starts with two. The trees absorb light and get light points, which can be used to disperse seeds. There is a "sun" rotating around the board, so players have to time and position everything properly to get the most sunlight.

    Promising review: "Don't be fooled by the beautiful artwork, or the adorable little illustrated animals hidden within the components, Photosynthesis is a vicious abstract strategy game, and it's probably the best use of thematic gameplay for any tabletop game in 2017, worthy of being equated with other top tier uses of theme in designing gameplay, such as Shadows Over Camelot, Blood Rage, and just about anything produced by Fantasy Flights." —Paul Bulger

    Get it from Amazon for $37.97.

    3. A pair of plush slipper socks to keep your paws nice and warm.

    Bottom of socks with paw print
    Top of socks with spots and paws
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great product! They fit comfortably, are very cute and don't shrink in the washing machine. I think they are priced fairly and I received them in the mail very quickly. I love these!" —Marcie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in 18 styles).

    4. weighted plush toy offering comforting pressure for children and adults alike. 

    The cheetah plushie
    The green triceratops plushie
    Target

    Promising review: "I struggle with minor anxiety and get bad cramps! I got this because I didn’t want a whole weighted blanket! Now, I take it everywhere and I couldn’t be happier!! Worth every penny, especially if it’s going to help me like it has!" —Emmy

    Get it from Target for $20 (available in four animals: cheetah, green and pink dinosaur, and unicorn).

    5. A stretchy silicone Ditto toy because who hasn't fantasized about smushing that lovable ball of goo? 

    ditto being stretched
    MagNice/Etsy

    Get it from MagNice on Etsy for $24.49 (available in two colors).

    6. A tortilla blanket for anyone who would like to be as warm and snuggly as a burrito.

    tortilla shaped blanket
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The coolest blanket I've ever seen. It's not a huge, queen-size blanket but definitely big enough for a throw blanket. Love how soft it is and nicely made. Worth every penny!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    7. A pack of six giant catnip joints so you can get high with your cat. That's everyone's dream, right?

    reviewer's cat with the joint in its mouth and catnip on the floor
    hand holding the joint up to a cat

    Promising review: "This is definitely some great stuff for your furry felines. It's fun to watch them. Each of my cats has a different reaction. It's also very good for their digestion and keeps them happy/entertained/playful/high." —MNMB

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in several styles).

    8. A set of human face stress balls so you can get some aggression out without hurting any actual faces in the process.

    Includes four stress balls, each with a different expression.

    Promising review: "These little guys are so weird and squishy! I really love them! I will admit, though, they freak some people out. Not for everyone, but I think they’re hilarious!" —Kcarswell

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $24.99 or one for $13.99.

    9. A Shrek toothpaste cap to make all your TikTok dreams (or nightmares?) come true.

    gif of a plastic limbless shrek on a tube of toothpaste with the toothpaste coming out of its butt onto the toothbrush
    CasualChicken/Etsy

    I thought products like this were only true in fairytales.

    Get it from CasualChicken on Etsy for $9.99.

    10. A keychain shaped like a classic Ikea bag sure to either bring back fond memories of eating Swedish meatballs or horrible flashbacks to melting down in the outrageously long checkout line.

    tiny blue ikea bags with credit cards and car keys inside
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    11. A Nintendo desk lamp that recreates Mario smacking a question block with his little jump move. It doesn't make any noise, but that's OK, you can provide your own.

    question block lamp shade with mario charm on the pull cord
    Target

    Get it from Target for $34.99.

    12. A sullen cat candle worth hanging out with on your bad days because misery loves company.

    pouting cat candle
    KikiCandlesca/Etsy

    All candles are hand poured and handmade in Toronto, Canada.

    Promising review: "I bought one of the cat candles from here for my friend’s birthday, and oh my gosh… I didn’t realize how adorable candles could be!! Beautifully made, lovely scent, and very cute packaging! I especially love the little freebie candle that came with my order; I’ll definitely be keeping that one for myself. 😉  Thanks so much! 💕" —Madison

    Get it from KikiCandlesca on Etsy for $11.74+ (available in 23 colors and 16 scents). 

    13. An infectious disease coloring book oozing with hours of gross relaxation. This purchase is nothing to sneeze at.

    coloring book cover with body parts all over it
    picture of disease for herpes simplex

    It has over 35 pages filled with icky stuff like flesh-eating bacteria and parasitic worms.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.86.

    14. A pair of socks featuring Kevin spilling chili that you can look at for comfort whenever you think you had a day.

    socks with kevin spilling chili on them
    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95 (available in three colors).

    15. A simple black mug with an important secret message that reveals itself when you add a hot drink.

    mug with nic cage surrounded by flowers that says you're my national treasure
    reviewer with the mug

    One thing to note: You can't put color-changing mugs in the microwave or dishwasher. If you wanna go with a more low-maintenance mug, this one has a similar design.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    16. An ironic Dracula garlic crusher ready to mince several cloves with a simple twist of his head. I'd wager this is easier to clean than a traditional garlic press AND it's cute.

    One garlic crusher that's shaped like a tiny vampire and another of the same crusher with the lid, which is shaped like a vamprie head, removed to reveal crushed garlic inside
    Amazon

    This little blood-sucker is 100% food-safe, BPA-free, and dishwasher safe!

    Promising review: "I was getting very tired of the garlic presses that turn garlic into a mush and require incredible force to mash the clove into unrecognizable oblivion. This is far easier and turns the garlic into pieces rather than mush." —C. Pearlman

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    17. Sponges that look like quaint embroidery, despite their blunt messages. It even comes with a suction cup frame for storage!

    frame with sponge that says clean up your act
    Amazon

    It comes with four sponges with different cross-stitch designs, a frame, and suction cups. Warning for language prudes: Some of the messages include curse words. 

    Promising review: "I love these! Especially the frame it comes with, didn’t expect that. I gave some as a gift and my parents love them so much they don't want to use them." —honest reviewer (:

    Get it from Amazon for $14.55.

    19. A sweet lil' Groot ready to hang out. You can attach this Guardian to anything from a stethoscope to a houseplant stem.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    20. Kitschy oil and vinegar dispensers with a gravity-activated beak that spits out liquid as you pour. They also have measurements on the side — how convenient!

    four dispensers with clear bottoms and blue, yellow, pink and white tops
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The best oil dispenser I've ever bought! Great price, leak- proof, easy to use and the best part, it's made of glass!" —MB

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $11.04 (available in three color sets).

    21. A burger bicycle bell for biking in the neighborhood or making late-night trips to McDonald's.

    Promising review: "No, I didn't buy this for a kid. I bought it for my old self. And yes!! I absolutely love it! The housing is plastic but surprisingly sturdy. The bell sounds like a bike bell should, and hey, it's a burger — a favorite of mine after a long ride." —kim

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    22. A trio of opossum finger puppets in case you wanna start a really weird barbershop quartet and need some backup.

    three possums on fingers that look like they're signing or yelling
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a gag gift for my partner for Christmas and it was hilarious. I have a size 12 finger and these fit my fingers so that’s a win!" —Ace

    Get them from Amazon for $7.77.

    23. A pair of cat paw oven mitts so you can feel like a little critter in a fairytale bakery. 

    cat oven mitts with pink paw design
    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A mini claw machine that won't eat all your quarters in one go. While this isn't a good fit for young children (choking hazard), some adults use it as an elaborate pill holder!

    mini claw toy with mini dinosaurs
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Impulse buy after laughing hysterically at the video of this going around on TikTok. This thing is cute and fun and very entertaining! Be forewarned: The clear top dome part does not attach firmly." —Szibarita

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99

    25. A mystical wireless phone charger for anyone who prefers fantasy over the sci-fi reality we live in.

    flat circular charger that lights up with runes when phone is on it
    Amazon

    Magic = unexplained science! This spell circle works with iPhones 11 and up, and Samsung Galaxys S8 and up.

    Promising review "Product works great, looks cool, gives my nightstand a bit of magical flair without being so ostentatious that it keeps me up at night unlike some other magic circle chargers. AFAIK the runes mean nothing, the only word I can make out along the outer circle is futharc, which is the name of the Norse rune alphabet and is comprised of the first six letters of said alphabet. Most likely the rest of the letters are merely the rest of the alphabet in sequence, the literal rune equivalent of 'ABCDEFG' and so on. Overall, a good find. I am satisfied." —Kevin

    Get it from Amazon for $44.98 (available in two colors).