Our Top 100 NOTCOT.org posts of 2017! What a strange year it's been... HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can't wait to see what 2018 has in store for us.

Our Top 100 NOTCOT.org posts of 2017! What a strange year it's been... HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can't wait to see what 2018 has in store for us.

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Yolkels by Jason Freeny. A cheeky egg (what else) with a great personality! It comes with a white detachable shell that contains a little surprise inside~ Open it up and you'll find an adorable baby yolkel nestled comfortably with a pink pacifier in its mouth!

Yolkels by Jason Freeny. A cheeky egg (what else) with a great personality! It comes with a white detachable shell that contains a little surprise inside~ Open it up and you'll find an adorable baby yolkel nestled comfortably with a pink pacifier in its mouth!

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"As Told By Emoji" - Disney's animated emojis retell classic stories/movies from Guardians of the Galaxy to The Little Mermaid, Star Wars and more!

VIDEO"As Told By Emoji" - Disney's animated emojis retell classic stories/movies from Guardians of the Galaxy to The Little Mermaid, Star Wars and more!

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Porgs! Basically Star Wars Puffins... love that the easier, awesomer solution to digitally erasing or physically removing the puffins that live on the Irish Island of Skellig Michael was to turn them into Porgs!

Porgs! Basically Star Wars Puffins... love that the easier, awesomer solution to digitally erasing or physically removing the puffins that live on the Irish Island of Skellig Michael was to turn them into Porgs!

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On adaptive UI, you might see a different movie image depending on your viewing habits on Netflix - "Artwork Personalization at Netflix" By Ashok Chandrashekar, Fernando Amat, Justin Basilico and Tony Jebara

On adaptive UI, you might see a different movie image depending on your viewing habits on Netflix - "Artwork Personalization at Netflix" By Ashok Chandrashekar, Fernando Amat, Justin Basilico and Tony Jebara

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Kokili Tree Story

Kokili Tree Story

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AdWeek rounds up the "Agency Holiday Cards 2017: The Most Creative Farewells to the Year" - so many films, experiments, edibles, posters and more...

AdWeek rounds up the "Agency Holiday Cards 2017: The Most Creative Farewells to the Year" - so many films, experiments, edibles, posters and more...

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Howliday Surprise just arrived from TCB Studio (Taking Care of Business Elvis & Aretha style) - the brainchild of Charmaine Choi in collab with illustrator, Annie J Lim. Check out their print, tote, notebook, wrapping paper, dog treats and more!

FEATUREDHowliday Surprise just arrived from TCB Studio (Taking Care of Business Elvis & Aretha style) - the brainchild of Charmaine Choi in collab with illustrator, Annie J Lim. Check out their print, tote, notebook, wrapping paper, dog treats and more!

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The NOTCOT Amazon List ~ if you're still last minute holiday shopping from your couch, here are some (mostly prime) inspired gift picks that i have + love, have gifted, or played with + want!

FEATUREDThe NOTCOT Amazon List ~ if you're still last minute holiday shopping from your couch, here are some (mostly prime) inspired gift picks that i have + love, have gifted, or played with + want!

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David Kind: Made in Sabae City, Japan. A peek at how these glasses are handmade in Sabae, where traditional craft culture has a long history from lacquer ware and forged knives to paper and eyewear.

David Kind: Made in Sabae City, Japan. A peek at how these glasses are handmade in Sabae, where traditional craft culture has a long history from lacquer ware and forged knives to paper and eyewear.

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Standard Wines - cute packaging with these single serving mini glass bottles.

Standard Wines - cute packaging with these single serving mini glass bottles.

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NYTimes "Inside the Home of Instant Pot, the Kitchen Gadget That Spawned a Religion: The electric multicooker is a true viral phenomenon. We went to the company’s Canadian headquarters to learn why." by Kevin Roose

NYTimes "Inside the Home of Instant Pot, the Kitchen Gadget That Spawned a Religion: The electric multicooker is a true viral phenomenon. We went to the company’s Canadian headquarters to learn why." by Kevin Roose

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Do you text your mother with those fingers? This WPA-style collaborative print by BT Livermore & Michael Buchino was made without computers. Free download available.

Do you text your mother with those fingers? This WPA-style collaborative print by BT Livermore & Michael Buchino was made without computers. Free download available.

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A look at the Juxtapoz Clubhouse at Art Basel Miami that included the adidas Showcase, installations by Jean Jullien, Olek, Shepard Fairey, and gallery presentations by Corey Helford Gallery and Jonathan LeVine Projects, and so much more.

A look at the Juxtapoz Clubhouse at Art Basel Miami that included the adidas Showcase, installations by Jean Jullien, Olek, Shepard Fairey, and gallery presentations by Corey Helford Gallery and Jonathan LeVine Projects, and so much more.

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FML: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.
By Michael Hobbes on HuffPost Highline. Fascinating read with a lot of food for thought + great scrolling illustrations.

FML: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.
By Michael Hobbes on HuffPost Highline. Fascinating read with a lot of food for thought + great scrolling illustrations.

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FastCo Design "The 10 Design Trends Of 2017 That Need To Die: Do better in 2018–do away with these design crimes."

FastCo Design "The 10 Design Trends Of 2017 That Need To Die: Do better in 2018–do away with these design crimes."

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Outline Montreal Sound Reactive LED Masks are currently on Kickstarter and look stunning!

Outline Montreal Sound Reactive LED Masks are currently on Kickstarter and look stunning!

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Neue Freunde Bronco - a playful beech wood truck that holds a plastic scoop

Neue Freunde Bronco - a playful beech wood truck that holds a plastic scoop

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Apple Store Offline Exclusives at Apple Park and One Infinite Loop Stores in Cupertino. Both have a different selection of Apple goods from t-shirts and mugs to totes, cards, baby onesies, notebooks and more.

FEATUREDApple Store Offline Exclusives at Apple Park and One Infinite Loop Stores in Cupertino. Both have a different selection of Apple goods from t-shirts and mugs to totes, cards, baby onesies, notebooks and more.

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Taste has a fascinating read on "The History of Puppy Chow, a Staple at Human Holiday Parties" aka Muddy Buddies, Monkey Munch, Reindeer Chow... chex mix coated in chocolate/peanut butter rolled in powdered sugar.

Taste has a fascinating read on "The History of Puppy Chow, a Staple at Human Holiday Parties" aka Muddy Buddies, Monkey Munch, Reindeer Chow... chex mix coated in chocolate/peanut butter rolled in powdered sugar.

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Complete Hitchiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the Folio Society edition with covers illustrated by Jonathan Burton.

Complete Hitchiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the Folio Society edition with covers illustrated by Jonathan Burton.

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Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv showcases a body of work spanning 60 years from the seminal New York design firm founded in 1957 by Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar. Published by Standards Manual.

Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv showcases a body of work spanning 60 years from the seminal New York design firm founded in 1957 by Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar. Published by Standards Manual.

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Hangar 1 Fog Point Vodka - using "fog catchers to turn fog into fresh water. This water is then blended with vodka distilled from premium wine sourced from a sustainable vineyard on the Central Coast."

Hangar 1 Fog Point Vodka - using "fog catchers to turn fog into fresh water. This water is then blended with vodka distilled from premium wine sourced from a sustainable vineyard on the Central Coast."

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Blitzen: Roof Hooch - The rooftop beverage chiller by Deeplocal! For those of you in colder climates, you can strap a bottle to the Blitzen and magnetically secure it to your car before driving and arrive with a chilled drink ready to serve!

Blitzen: Roof Hooch - The rooftop beverage chiller by Deeplocal! For those of you in colder climates, you can strap a bottle to the Blitzen and magnetically secure it to your car before driving and arrive with a chilled drink ready to serve!

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Encrypt Your Bits! New mug from Android Foundry Progress Administration (Andrew Bell!) just in time for the holidays.

Encrypt Your Bits! New mug from Android Foundry Progress Administration (Andrew Bell!) just in time for the holidays.

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Bummer & Lazarus Dry Gin by Raff Distillerie, Treasure Island, San Francisco. What a label and naming story...

Bummer & Lazarus Dry Gin by Raff Distillerie, Treasure Island, San Francisco. What a label and naming story...

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The 2018 Whole Seed Catalog from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. "The preeminent resource for amazing heirloom/open-pollinated seeds, as well as cutting-edge information for and about the pure-food movement."

The 2018 Whole Seed Catalog from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. "The preeminent resource for amazing heirloom/open-pollinated seeds, as well as cutting-edge information for and about the pure-food movement."

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Cat & Cloud Coffee in Santa Cruz - great packaging and ceramics

Cat & Cloud Coffee in Santa Cruz - great packaging and ceramics

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Port of Mokha - The Yemen Trilogy. Pretty packaging for this coffee trio.

Port of Mokha - The Yemen Trilogy. Pretty packaging for this coffee trio.

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Unboxing the YETI Loadout Bucket with Lid + Caddy. It's more amazing than i imagined... from product and packaging down to the surprising design details!

FEATUREDUnboxing the YETI Loadout Bucket with Lid + Caddy. It's more amazing than i imagined... from product and packaging down to the surprising design details!

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Life size paper animals by Heavy Eyes for Theory Holiday Windows!

Life size paper animals by Heavy Eyes for Theory Holiday Windows!

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KOALA TOOLS takes graph paper to new dimensions. Their line of geometric and perspective gridded notebooks that includes everything from 1, 2, and 3-point perspective grids to 1/8" dot grid pocket notebooks.

KOALA TOOLS takes graph paper to new dimensions. Their line of geometric and perspective gridded notebooks that includes everything from 1, 2, and 3-point perspective grids to 1/8" dot grid pocket notebooks.

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Pantone Color of The Year 2018 = Ultra Violet a spacey, vibrant purple!

Pantone Color of The Year 2018 = Ultra Violet a spacey, vibrant purple!

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Made Here PDX - the ultimate made in Portland, OR gift shop!

Made Here PDX - the ultimate made in Portland, OR gift shop!

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#62981
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Vitreluxe Stump Cocktail Set - An oak branch was processed into a bronze blow mold where a bubble of glass was blown inside, creating oak bark texture just like the original branch, complete with a live edge detail on the lip and nail stir stick.

Vitreluxe Stump Cocktail Set - An oak branch was processed into a bronze blow mold where a bubble of glass was blown inside, creating oak bark texture just like the original branch, complete with a live edge detail on the lip and nail stir stick.

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ROKSHOK - the hidden engagement ring iPhone case that lets you video the whole moment from the perspective of the proposer/ring. (Hidden so long as the proposee doesn't notice you switched phone cases?)

ROKSHOK - the hidden engagement ring iPhone case that lets you video the whole moment from the perspective of the proposer/ring. (Hidden so long as the proposee doesn't notice you switched phone cases?)

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UPDATED NOTCOT Collection Of Stuff For People!!! There's no need for labels or categories. Just amazing things we love, want, or think about gifting... (Now with more stuff!)

FEATUREDUPDATED NOTCOT Collection Of Stuff For People!!! There's no need for labels or categories. Just amazing things we love, want, or think about gifting... (Now with more stuff!)

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Amazon Pet Profiles - you can now add your pet to your account and they will get their own profile page, discounts, and more?!?! (As Amazon permeates all aspects of our lives, this is an interesting addition.)

Amazon Pet Profiles - you can now add your pet to your account and they will get their own profile page, discounts, and more?!?! (As Amazon permeates all aspects of our lives, this is an interesting addition.)

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Tiffany Bozic's solo show "Spectrum" at Joshua Liner Gallery features stunning juxtapositions of creatures in acrylic on maple panels! The way she integrates the wood grain into the imagery is gorgeous!

FEATUREDTiffany Bozic's solo show "Spectrum" at Joshua Liner Gallery features stunning juxtapositions of creatures in acrylic on maple panels! The way she integrates the wood grain into the imagery is gorgeous!

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Rusty Squid, a studio for robotic art and design, reveal their unique robotic design process which takes them back to first principles in a short 4-minute film: How We Build a Robot

VIDEORusty Squid, a studio for robotic art and design, reveal their unique robotic design process which takes them back to first principles in a short 4-minute film: How We Build a Robot

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CryptoKitties - Blockchain gaming begins. Built by AxiomZen, you can buy, sell, and breed CryptoKitties on the Ethereum blockchain which is run by 5 Ethereum smart contracts.

CryptoKitties - Blockchain gaming begins. Built by AxiomZen, you can buy, sell, and breed CryptoKitties on the Ethereum blockchain which is run by 5 Ethereum smart contracts.

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Pappardelle's Dark Chocolate Linguine! Chocolate pasta! Use it for a "unique and incredibly scrumptious dessert or savory pasta."

Pappardelle's Dark Chocolate Linguine! Chocolate pasta! Use it for a "unique and incredibly scrumptious dessert or savory pasta."

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I Am Elemental Female Action Figures. Currently available: Series 1 - Courage and Series 2 - Wisdom Warriors. (Very Batman Animated Series meets Wonder Woman?)

I Am Elemental Female Action Figures. Currently available: Series 1 - Courage and Series 2 - Wisdom Warriors. (Very Batman Animated Series meets Wonder Woman?)

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Lodge 2017 Holiday Mini Skillet (perhaps the first of a new annual tradition?) 3.5" diameter, and perfect for an egg or brownie or hung on the tree.

Lodge 2017 Holiday Mini Skillet (perhaps the first of a new annual tradition?) 3.5" diameter, and perfect for an egg or brownie or hung on the tree.

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Anthony James sculptures - beautiful series of infinity geometric solids filled with lights and mirrors...

Anthony James sculptures - beautiful series of infinity geometric solids filled with lights and mirrors...

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OffBits from Fat Brain Toys. Each kit enables you to create at least 3 unique "out of the box" models, plus an infinite number of possible designs created by your own imagination and includes a special five-in-one SuperTool.

OffBits from Fat Brain Toys. Each kit enables you to create at least 3 unique "out of the box" models, plus an infinite number of possible designs created by your own imagination and includes a special five-in-one SuperTool.

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Olika Birdie Hand Sanitizer. Cute simple bird design for this 2-in-1 hand sanitizer containing 20mL of spray and 10 dry textures wipes.

Olika Birdie Hand Sanitizer. Cute simple bird design for this 2-in-1 hand sanitizer containing 20mL of spray and 10 dry textures wipes.

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The folks behind Stamptitude have created Luma, a magnetic aluminum wax seal that allows you to swap seals with ease. Currently on Kickstarter.

The folks behind Stamptitude have created Luma, a magnetic aluminum wax seal that allows you to swap seals with ease. Currently on Kickstarter.

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