What do you get the kid who has everything?
Consider some of these unusual items from the Googolplex Gift Catalog. Some of these are
actual items that can be purchased on the web--but others are completely bogus. Can you
guess which are real and which are phony? Click through our blue catalog
then take the quiz below it to find out which items you can actually buy.
1) GAME FURNITURE
Why make an extra trip to the toy chest? These convenient coffee tables have popular game boards built right into the surface. Choose from such popular games as Monopoly and Scrabble.
2) ALL-IN-ONE PANCAKE FLIPPER
Youve flipped your pancake and its ready for the plate. With the press of a button, your choice of syrup dispenses from the handle, coating the cake with a delicious topping. Youve saved a step, and can devote more time to the griddle!
3) TV REMOTE JAMMER
Have you lost control of the remote? Return it to its rightful owner with the TV Remote Jammer, a hand-held device that blocks signals from remotes to your television set. If you cant control the remote, then no one can. Works with stereos, VCRs, and DVD players too!
4) MOP SLIPPERS
Let this unique footwear do the mopping - all you have to do is walk! These handy slippers double as a pair of floor cleaners.
Was your last dollar rejected by the vending machine because it was too wrinkled? With Bill-Be-Flat, youll never be rejected again. Pocket-sized rollers smooth the creases from your currency making it machine-ready in seconds. Bill-Be-Flat doubles as your key chain, so youll always have it with you.
6) JOKE MASTER
Never get caught without a knee-slapper! This handheld device offers over 1,000 jokes at the push of a button. Request a random bit of humor, or search by category -- politicians, lawyers, blondes, etc. Comes with own laugh track.
7) MOTIVATIONAL MIRROR
Start your day on a positive note with upbeat commentary from the Motivational Mirror. With just a flip of a switch, your bathroom mirror will randomly offer compliments and inspiration. Hundreds of messages including You look wonderful, No one is as smart as you, and Have you been working out?
8) SPEEDOMETER BASEBALL
How fast is your fastball? With the Speedometer Baseball, youll know every pitch. Tiny sensors gauge miles per hour and report the result on a 1-inch diameter screen. Record your fastest throws, calculate averages, and set goals. Also available in a softball size.
9) POP-UP HOT DOG COOKER
This handy toaster isnt for bread. Instead youre invited to drop a couple of hot dogs into the slots for a quick and clean meal. Toasts hot dog buns, too.
10) SINGING STRESS TURTLE
Release the anxiety of work or school with this mechanical turtle that strolls across your desk at a leisurely pace, belting out relaxing hits.