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Toilet paper by the piece, and the cupcake battle rages on.
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Gentlemen, start your engines. The fastest and

most expensive car

. And of course, it's inevitable: the

most expensive car crashes

.

Once the Bugatti's in the shop, you'll need to provide your own wheels. Try out one of these

bicycles

, and just think of all the money you'll save on gas -- not to mention on dinner dates, since you probably won't be taking anyone out.

Take another look at that Rolex on your wrist

-- were you ripped off? Here are 12 ways to

spot a fake

.

You'll never have a sulking guest at your next cocktail party with this

light-emitting wallpaper

. If anyone's lurking on the fringes, just turn it on for a surefire conversation-starting illuminated design. Plus, this way you can see if anyone's stealing the silverware.

The

Apple

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iPhone may be

the new black

, but a little company called

Google

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has

built a fashion empire

.

When you're in Japan, if you haven't gotten hot ramen, toilet paper and a rhinocerous beetle from a

vending machine

, you haven't lived.

If you simply can't bear the thought of that torturous flight to Tokyo, though, you can evoke it with

bath oil

from cosmetic kingpin She Uemura ($40 for a 200 mL bottle). The aroma of cherry blossom, cypress or yuzu -- a type of Japanese citrus -- will turn your bathroom into first-class

onsen

(just close your eyes as the tub's filling up and you won't see the stains).

The name Mark Mothersbaugh should be familiar -- he was the front man of the iconic band Devo, as well as the music behind the TV shows

Spongebob

and

The Rugrats

-- but his latest foray into

high-end ceramics

is something that no one will want to whip, no matter how intense the domestic squabble. Design Sponge showcases his inaugural Black Forest line, which features a bold graphic print that instantly elevates any bleary morning cup of coffee.

Cupcakes with

corn and bacon

, cupcakes with

acorn squash and salted buttercream frosting

-- finally, can we stop the madness? They don't need to be

banned

, they need to be served as the main course.

And on the other end of the food spectrum, wine snobs, take note:

Vinotheraphy treatments

are getting the gas face at Chowhound.com. Grapeseed-oil massages and red-wine-extract mud masks are apparently taking the cult of the oenophile too far -- or maybe everyone just needs to relax and have another glass.