40 weirdest holiday gifts of 2018

Need help with your holiday shopping? This might help.

Lance Cartelli

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1 of 40 Amazon via Weitengs

Nicolas Cage pillowcase

The holiday season is here. Instead of getting a boring gift for that special someone in your life, try one of these 40 completely crazy presents. 

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According to the Amazon listing, this Nicolas Cage pillowcase "can make you have comfortable feelings." And it most likely won't take your face off. 

2 of 40 Amazon via Images SI Inc.

UFO detector

If you truly believe we're not alone on Earth, then how do you not have a UFO detector yet? 

3 of 40 Amazon via Bestag

Poop emoji power bank

Charge your phone or tablet with this not-so-crappy USB power bank.

4 of 40 Amazon via Accoutrements


If you've ever wanted underwear for your hands but you didn't want to wear gloves, then this gift is for you. 

5 of 40 Amazon via Wallmonkeys

Old man wall decal

There might not be a weirder gift than giving someone a huge wall decal of an old man

6 of 40 Amazon

Gold water snail masks

This snail extract face mask supposedly improves skin elasticity. 

7 of 40 Amazon via Vbiger

Octopus beanie

Keep your head and face warm with this octopus beanie that is a "nice Christmas gift for yourself or friends," per the Amazon listing. 

8 of 40 Amazon via Marmol & Son

Batman cologne

You might not be a billionaire like Bruce Wayne or have a cool utility belt like Batman, but you can still smell like the Caped Crusader -- if that's your thing. 

9 of 40 Amazon via Accoutrements

Yodelling pickle

This might not be Pickle Rick from Rick and Morty, but it is a yodeling pickle that'll give "hours of mindless entertainment," per the Amazon listing.

10 of 40 Amazon via Delxo

Foot hammock

Never know what to do with your feet? Try this luxurious foot hammock.

11 of 40 Amazon via Holika Holika

Cat mask

Why wear a regular mask when you can get a 10-pack of these cat masks?

12 of 40 Amazon via Rasta Imposta

Cheeseburger costume

Seriously, who wouldn't want a cheeseburger costume

13 of 40 Amazon via Gift Republic

Space cat mug

There is perhaps no greater -- or weirder -- mug than this one of a cat reaching for a cheeseburger in outer space

14 of 40 Amazon via Think Geek

Unicorn Meat

We're assuming Unicorn Meat tastes just like chicken, but with more sprinkles. 

15 of 40 Amazon via Kingmas

Unicorn mask and hooves

If Unicorn Meat isn't enough for you, there's always this costume that includes a mask and hooves. 

16 of 40 Amazon via BigMouth Inc

Money Toilet Paper

Thankfully, this baller toilet paper is triple ply. 

17 of 40 Amazon via DOIY

Bicycle pizza cutter

Cut your homemade pizza in style with this pizza cutter in the form of a bicycle. 

18 of 40 Amazon via Spinning Hat

Bloody bath mat

Get this bloody bath mat for the horror film lover in your life. 

19 of 40 Amazon via Bad Air Sponge

Bad Air Sponge

Move over, candles. This Bad Air Sponge is the way to neutralize bad smells now. 

20 of 40 Amazon via Ben Shot USA

Bulletproof glass

Drink in style with this glass that has a real 0.308 bullet lodged into the side. 

21 of 40 Amazon via Kkika

Massage slippers

These odd-looking slippers will massage your feet while you walk. 

22 of 40 Amazon via Newport Jerky Company

Dehydrated tarantula

This tin of dehydrated zebra tarantula is apparently a good source of protein. 

23 of 40 Amazon via LaughMart, Inc.

Egg separator

This egg separator might be disgusting, sure, but it is rather efficient. 

24 of 40 Amazon

Dog toaster

Emblazon your favorite dog breed on a piece of bread with this toaster.

25 of 40 Amazon via Creature Cups

Creature cups

Liven up your morning routine with these ceramic cups that have creatures inside, including spiders, cats and gargoyles. 

26 of 40 Amazon via Elegiant

Rubik's Cube Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't normally weird gifts, but this Rubik's Cube-shaped speaker with lights sure is. 

27 of 40 Amazon via Fox Run

Silicone spoon holder

This heat-resistant silicone spoon holder might come in a crazy chicken design, but it could prove to be helpful in the kitchen. 

28 of 40 Amazon via M T Lott

The Farting Animals Coloring Book

Combine your two biggest passions: coloring and farting animals

29 of 40 Amazon via Ben & Jerry's

Ice cream lock

Protect your most prized possession -- Ben & Jerry's ice cream -- with this combination lock

30 of 40 Amazon via FreeNFond

Animal socks

Most people hate receiving socks as a gift, but that's probably because they aren't animal paw socks.

31 of 40 Amazon via Newport Jerky Company

Edible bugs

According to the Amazon listing, these edible insects are a "perfect stocking stuffer." 

32 of 40 Amazon via Starburst

One pound of cherry Starburst

There's no debating that cherry is the greatest Starburst flavor (OK, there's a lot of debate). Now, you can get an entire pound of it. Lucky you!

33 of 40 Amazon via Playmaker Toys

Monkey slingshot

Are there more efficient slingshots on the market? Yes. Are they in the shape of a monkey? Nope.

34 of 40 Amazon via Greenco

Bidet toilet seat attachment

Give a loved one in your life a bidet, if only to see their reaction to receiving it. 

35 of 40 Amazon via Laviana

Face Slimmer

Perhaps the Face Slimmer will help you create the perfect selfie. 

36 of 40 Amazon via Face Blankets Plus

The Face Blanket

If the face slimming doesn't work out, try covering up with the Face Blanket.

37 of 40 Amazon via ToysnPlay

Hot dog stapler

Every stapler deserves a comically large hot dog on top of it. 

38 of 40 Amazon via Accoutrements

Instant Underpants

If you ever find yourself in need of a pair of underwear then the Instant Underpants might be for you. 

39 of 40 Amazon via Loftus

Jumbo Penny

This Jumbo Penny is, in fact, rather large, but it doesn't have any monetary value. 

40 of 40 Amazon via SYZ

Potty putter

Take your bathroom breaks to the next level with some toilet golf.

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