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Posted by · December 18, 2013 4:35 pm

Round Two of our annual Holiday Shopping Guide or Wish List or Curiosity Collection.


2015 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang.
No pricing on the 2015 yet, but the 1964.5 edition runs from $15,000 up, depending on condition.


Samsung UN85S9 85-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV.
There’s a used one (really? what, no garage sale?) listed at Amazon, but the new one is a bargain at $39,997.99, and the reviews are priceless.


CrossChasm Loki Stealth Snowmobile.
Developed for the Canadian military. Hybrid/electric-powered. $620,000, but it’s quiet. James Bond package is extra.

contact lens

Telescopic Contact Lens
When your eyes are as old as your editor’s, being able to enlarge print to three times normal means you can read that tiny italic gray text at … nevermind.


“Fresh-tasting, healthy cocktails.” $26.

Peel P50

Peel P50 Single Person Automobile.
An homage to a classic from fifty years ago, seats one, good for 40 MPH. £8,000

CIA manual

CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception
Declassified, of course. $15.


Features a display on both sides. €499

Shaving soap

J&D’s Bacon Shaving Cream.
Best used after a hot shower or before an important date with someone you may want to spend the rest of your life with. Men can use it too. $13


DL-44 Blaster from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back & Return of the Jedi.
At auction this weekend, recovered long, long ago from someplace far, far away. Serial numbers missing. Bidding starts at $200,000.


Parking at 88 Townsend, SF
$82,000 for a spot a block from AT&T ain’t bad. It could be in Boston.


Giphoscope Handmade Analog GIF Player..
You have to supply your own GIF file. From €299 plus shipping.

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