Category Archive: I’m so broke.

Jun 18 2014

Want: Retro-Styled Cthulhu action Figures

  Indie toy maker Warpo recently started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the making of their Legends of Cthulhu Retro Action Figure Toy Line. If you’re wondering, yes, you are allowed to keep them in the package for the rest of your life until your kids break into your stash one day and you come …

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Apr 29 2014

Oxymoron: Upscale Taco Bell

You know what an oxymoron is right? Good, because I’m not about to explain it. Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed told Restaurant News that the new chain targets wealthier customers who are “edgy in how they live their lives but not necessarily in how they eat.” Diners will be able to nosh on the “One …

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Apr 17 2014

This is my 1000th Post

Everyone bow down in astonished horror. You read that right, this is my 1000th post on Uncanny Flats. I can’t believe we’ve made it so far. To make it even better. I did it in under a year. Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of my very first post. Let’s look back at some of …

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Apr 08 2014

Weren’t They Always: New Scratch-n-Sniff Jeans

How long is it okay to wear a pair of jeans without washing them? I think a week is about right. It takes two days for them to loosen up after a washing so they are actually wearable and then can usually last about 5 more days until they are too dirty to pass off …

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Mar 17 2014

For Sale: Old-Timey Space Suits

Next month these two suits go on sale. the left is an American “Mercury suit” and the right is a Soviet “Strizh spacesuit.” Either one would make a fine addition to any well-stocked wardrobe. You don’t even have to wait for casual Friday to wear these. They are business suits after all. Mercury suits date …

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Mar 05 2014

Want: Street Legal Batman Tumbler

If you’ve got a million dollars taking up floor space then I have a deal for you. Here’s a street-legal version of Batman’s Tumbler that you can buy for me. This concept vehicle features an LS1 motor with a custom built frame, chassis and drive line. It has an automatic transmission, dually rear end featuring …

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Mar 03 2014

Have All the Money: Richest Disney Villains

As we’ve all heard repeated a million times by after-school specials, “crime doesn’t pay.” Only that’s not true, and you know it if you think about it. Remember that guy in high school who you always suspected was up to something nefarious? Yeah he made a butt-tonne of money. But he’s an idiot so he …

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Feb 26 2014

Because We Hate Mornings: McDonald’s Considering Extending Breakfast

McDonald’s is starting to realize that the morning time sucks and people don’t want to have to experience it. Or maybe it’s just that weekend hangovers aren’t allowing people to leave the house until noon. Either way they are considering extending their breakfast hours. At least for the weekends. It seems that the company’s target …

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Jan 31 2014

Genius: Man Earns Himself 300 Free Meals with 1 Plane Ticket

In an excellent example of playing the system and probably ruining it for the rest of us, a man in China has earned himself 300 free meals by simply purchasing a first class plane ticket. [A] clever traveler booked a first-class ticket on China Eastern and waited in the airport’s VIP lounge. While he was …

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Jan 13 2014

I’d Wear That: Color Changing Camouflage

Tell me if you’ve ever found yourself in either of these situations: Hiding from the authorities, hunting Bigfoot, or sitting int he back of class trying to avoid the teacher calling on you. In any of these cases you could benefit by being able to better blend into your surroundings. That’s why you’re wearing camouflage …

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