The internet is a treasure trove of bizarre products. Amazon alone is home to a never-ending stream of head-scratching items — and some of them you may even want. But there's another, perhaps larger, group of products that leaves us asking a painfully obvious question: "Who would buy that?" Here are 25 of them.
Price:$403 | Buy it at Japan Trend Shop
Yes, that's the actual name of the product. Yes, it’s a giant pair of jeans that can sleep two, complete with soft, furry fabric and built-in pillows. Yes, there are holes in the legs for your faces to peek out of. Yes, it costs nearly $500, plus another $75 for shipping.
Price:$5,000 | Buy it at Hammacher Schlemmer
Never mind that $5,000 could actually buy you a pretty nice trip to Ireland: It can also buy you a 75-square-foot inflatable pub to set a jovial mood for your next soiree. Sadly, you'll have to pay extra for an air pump to inflate the behemoth — or have superhuman lungs.
Price:$136 | Buy it at Japan Trend Shop
When your house or apartment starts feeling just a bit too big, it's time to snuggle up in this oversized bubblegum-pink pet house "and enjoy the slow life at home." Six times the size of an actual house for cats, it folds for storage if you need to hide it from your friends.
Price:$11.98 | Buy it on Amazon
No one ever claimed that a fanny pack was cool, but if you'd like to take your ironic fashion statement one step further, there’s this "dad bag" fake belly waist pack. Whether you want a belly covered with coarse, dark hair; tattoos; pale, fleshy flab; or chiseled abs, there’s an option for you.
Price:$49.95 | Buy it at Hammacher Schlemmer
Turn heads on campus with this massive, blingy backpack, which has a whopping 6.5 cubic feet of space. What, pray tell, could you stuff in it? Just your entire wardrobe, an air mattress and bedding, or even a whole series of encyclopedias.
Price:$29.90 | Buy it at Keekir
Want to make your dog a total outcast at the dog park? Clip this "innovative pooper scooper" onto their tail and watch their dignity die a slow (and smelly) death. (Also, the thought of cleaning the silicone teeth seems worse than simply picking up the poop normally.)
Price:$20 | Buy it at Etsy
There's nothing more charming to hang on your wall than a cross-stitch in its hoop … unless, of course, the design depicts the Ebola virus in all its glory. If Ebola's not your favorite pathogen, there's also herpes, Mad Cow, the common cold, and so much more.
Price:$12 | Buy it at NoPhone
Irked by a friend or family member's slavish devotion to their phone? The makers of No Phone, essentially a pet rock for modern times, hope you're so irked that you'll pay $12 "to always have a rectangle of smooth, cold plastic to clutch without forgoing any potential engagement with your direct environment."
Price:$4.95 | Buy it at Amazon
If you're a spork lover who feels like your favorite utensil gets no respect, it's time to upgrade to this rugged stainless-steel model. It includes a quick-release clip, a bottle opener, and a serrated knife-edge. Clearly, this is a spork that means business.
Price:$15.89 | Buy it at Firebox
Don't misunderstand: This is more than a bonding experience. You're actually making these crafts with a fresh crop of your feline's fur. Pro tip: Your cat will shed more in the summer, leaving you with more raw materials.