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Maybe an actual car isn’t in the budget this year, but at least you can get a classic one for your kid in the form of a vintage pedal car that crushes any plastic jalopy from Walmart. RM Sotheby’s is offering up 53 lots that include just about every kind of pedal car you can think of from trucks to boats and planes, as well as some truly classic human-powered cars. Pedal car aficionado Bruce Callis has curated all of them and performed careful restorations, as well, including disassembly, cleaning, body work, painting, etc. to bring them to their current condition. Most of these were displayed at the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington, IL for two years. The auction might be over, but more than a few kids will be really happy way before Christmas.

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While you can go all MacGyver and shuck oysters with a screwdriver or other household tool, we highly recommend you invest in a good oyster knife. Why? Well, for starters, it’s safer. The best oyster doesn’t taste so hot when you’ve got something sharp stuck in your palm. Secondly, it makes the process easier and a bit more refined. Laguiole is an iconic name in knife making and the French brand has you covered when it comes to shucking thanks to the Laguiole Oyster Knife. Made of 420 stainless steel and complete with a wood handle, the Oyster Knife measures 6 ¼” and makes easy work of even the toughest shell. You just need to supply the cocktail sauce.