09/07/2012 01:32 pm ET | Updated Oct 04, 2012

9 Bizarre Products Released In 2012

July offered a shimmer of good news for a stagnant U.S. economy. Consumer spending, a driving force of the economy, was up 0.4 percent in July, the highest showing in five months.

So if you, like some Americans, are now more willing to burn a hole in your wallet, why not make a minor indulgence in some mindless products?

This year, plenty of those have been released, as platforms like Kickstarter have brought depraved twists on a fun party game to life and inventors have helped to settle the age-old question of how to to best dip your Oreo in milk.

Check out some bizarre products that have come out this year:

Bizarre Products, 2012 Edition