Witches Protest Etsy's New Ban On Sale of "Metaphysical Services"

Ebay banned the sale of spells back in 2012, and Etsy has followed suit, adjusting its guidelines on what kind of services can be sold through the site. No longer allowed: “any metaphysical service that promises or suggests it will effect a physical change (e.g., weight loss) or other outcome (e.g., love, revenge).” » 6/18/15 12:00pm 6/18/15 12:00pm

Crocheted Bane face mask keeps you warm while you're terrorizing Gotham

We can't promise that this crocheted face mask by Etsy seller Rose Pope will make you any easier to understand than Bane was in The Dark Knight Rises, but it certainly looks a good deal more comfortable to wear. Pope is selling these masks for £60, but due to high demand, there's a waiting list for this cold-weather… » 3/09/13 11:00am 3/09/13 11:00am

The Best Gifts for Action Figure Addicts and Collectors of Collectibles

Buying gifts for toy collectors is always hard. Even if you can decipher what they want - never easy when the tiniest of variations can turn one toy into trash, and another into treasure - their choices are sometimes impossible to find. Still, there is hope! Here are 20 toys that will make awesome gifts for the… » 11/21/12 1:30pm 11/21/12 1:30pm

Good to know: Etsy retailers can sell human teeth, but not bones

Oh, Etsy, you wonderfully weird online bazaar. One can find almost anything beneath your digital marquee — from made-to-order Jayne Cobb beanies to dog toys in the shape of a penis, to bar soap carved in the likeness of a baby's face — but there's one thing you won't find for sale at Etsy: human bones. » 8/13/12 6:50am 8/13/12 6:50am

Age your booze for 75 million years in this Velociraptor claw flask

Perfect for hiding your whisky on a paleontology dig or if you just like reciting lines from Jurassic Park while tailgating, this porcelain flask is shaped like a single Velociraptor claw. Just remember to cork it before pretending to slice your friends' bellies open, or risk spilling booze instead of blood. » 6/16/12 3:30pm 6/16/12 3:30pm