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    29 Cool Products You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Including a rainbow 3D puzzle, a spiral-burning candle, a vertical chess game, and much more.

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    1. A pair of Thinx underwear for anyone searching for an alternative to tampons and pads. One pair can hold up to four tampons’ worth (depending on the style) but they look and feel like a normal, comfy pair of undies.

    Three models of different skin tones wearing Thinx underwear

    2. Hunt A Killer — an immersive murder mystery game told over the course of six “episodes” or boxes. Each box is filled with different clues and physical items (such as autopsy reports and witness statements), which will help you catch the culprit. Happy sleuthing!

    The Hunt A Killer box with all of its contents displayed around it, including newspaper clippings, case files, a magnifying glass, a map, photos, and more

    3. A vertical chess game so you don't have to sit down for a match. You and the roomie can take turns in passing, whenever you have time. Plus, it doubles as a cool piece of wall art.

    The vertical chess set mounted on the wall

    4. A pair of reflective cycling and running socks to keep you visible to motorists on your early morning or nighttime run.

    A person wearing the reflective socks while walking on a leafy path

    5. A limited-edition gift box curated by BuzzFeed's Pero Like team and Spiritú filled with unique products and artisanal goods made by Latinx entrepreneurs and creators.

    6. A self-cleaning cat litter box that'll stay fresh and clean (for weeks!) without the hassle of scooping every day. It has an automatic rake system that sweeps waste into the covered compartment 20 minutes after your feline friend uses it.

    7. Long-distance touch bracelets to make time spent away from your loved one a little more bearable. Touch one and the other lights up and vibrates, so they know when you're thinking of them and vice versa.

    A person wearing the long-distance touch bracelet while using the Bond app

    8. A dip clip so you can enjoy your drive-thru chicken nuggets without spilling sauce all over the car, even when the ride gets bumpy.

    A person inside a car dipping a chicken tender into a sauce packet held in place by the dip clip, which is attached to the AC vent

    9. Glossier's new hand cream — it's moisturizing without being greasy and smells like their signature scent, "You." The packaging is both attractive and ergonomic, with its click-to-close cap that'll protect against spills in the bottom of your bag.

    A person holding the Glossier hand cream in their hand

    10. A loose-leaf tea steeper and strainer that'll automatically dispense from the bottom when you set it on top of a cup.

    11. A hair-finishing stick to tame stubborn cowlicks and flyaways so your 'do will look super neat. It's like a big tube of brow gel — but for your head!

    The top of a person's head before and after using the hair-finishing stick. Before using the stick, there is a lot of frizz. After using the stick, the hair is slicked back.

    12. A portable paw cleaner so you can make sure your doggo doesn't track mud into the house after a play sesh in the yard. It has soft silicone bristles inside to help gently remove dirt.

    13. A Sorting Hat bath bomb any Potterhead would want — it'll melt away and reveal which house you really belong in.

    A bath bomb shaped exactly like the Sorting Hat in Harry Potter

    14. A mushroom funnel that puts the "fun" in fungi — and funnel!

    15. A cool gadget to turn freshly brewed hot coffee (or any non-carbonated drink, such as wine) into an iced one in a matter of minutes — without watering it down.

    A person pouring coffee into the drink-chilling vessel

    16. A Friends photo frame mug for anyone who's on their 15th rewatch of the series. Even though there's no Central Perk IRL, coffee will still taste great out of this cup.

    A person inserting a small photo into the signature yellow frame on the side of the mug

    17. A PopSocket phone grip with a built-in lip balm so you can solve two problems with one product: 1) not being able to prop up your phone while watching YouTube videos, and 2) dry lips.

    18. A spiral-burning candle that'll probably be one of the most satisfying things you'll ever own. Plus, it's scented!

    19. A pair of banana-shaped shoe deodorizers to eliminate the ripest of smells. They're designed to absorb moisture and are infused with lavender, lemon, patchouli, and tea tree essential oils.

    The banana-shaped deodorizers half inserted into a pair of tennis shoes

    20. An automatic pan stirrer for those annoying recipes that call for continuous stirring. Now you can take a break and let this lil' gadget do all the work for you.

    The automatic stirrer placed in a frying pan

    21. An all-in-one measuring cube so you can consolidate your drawer full of measuring cups and spoons all into one nifty gadget.

    22. A 5-in-1 wine corker that can also be an aerator, pourer, filter, and leak-proof stopper. Can't finish a bottle in one sitting? Just pop this in and it'll keep your booze fresh for the next wine night.

    The wine corker plugged into a bottle of liquor laying on its side in the fridge

    23. A makeup brush cleaner to do for you (in minutes) one of the most annoying jobs ever — cleaning makeup brushes.

    24. A rainbow 3D puzzle for anyone who believes they've mastered flat puzzles and is ready to move onto a new challenge. It has 540 pieces and each piece is a slightly different color. Yup, I'm ~sphere~ for it.

    The completed spherical puzzle on the display stand

    25. A penguin-shaped boiled egg cooker that'll make you say, "~Waddle~ I do without this?!" It's not only practical but also just looks cool.

    The egg holder, which looks six little penguins connected by a handle

    26. A pair of waterproof covers (aka little raincoats for shoes) to prevent your kicks from getting wet in a sudden downpour. So go ahead and indulge in some puddle splashing!

    A person wearing the shoe covers over their sneakers

    27. Blooming lollipops perfect for gardeners with a sweet tooth. You can plant the sticks after finishing the candy!

    The six lollipops displayed next to the herbs or flowers they'll grow into

    28. A Darth Vader device stand so you can hold your game controller or phone up with the Force.

    The Darth Vader-shaped device stand holding a game controller

    29. A chic mid-century modern side table that doubles as a speaker. It's truly the perfect combination of form and function.

    The speaker side table displayed next to sofa in a living room

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