Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Advertisers Don't Want You to Forget Mom on Mother's Day!

Is it any surprise that marketing firms generate unique ad campaigns for Mother's Day?  Nope.  But you have to praise the creativity.

The Terminator thinks different in China

Here's one of the latest viral videos making the rounds on the Chinese internets. 'Secret Mission of the Terminator' is a fun video created by Leon Wang. It starts out with a shot of a terminator robot begging for change outside the Apple store in Beijing. After receiving a coin from a generous passer-by, he uses it to charge up from a nearby vending machine and then all heck breaks loose. Apple fanboys, please close your eyes. This isn't pretty.

Urine Sample Drinking Cups Put The P in Party

Planning a party? Emphasize the P with these authentic Japanese urine sample collection cups. Every time your guests take a "sip", they'll want to, er, spell it backwards.

My Brother, The Bloodsucker

This little fellow is a Rhodinus prolixus, aka South American bloodsucker, and his DNA may be in my DNA!  Don't be smug now... It could be in yours too.  And though maybe he's not our brother, he might very well be a distant cousin.  So don't step on him.

Geek House, Where Tokyo Techies Play More, Pay Less

Nerds of a feather, flock together... at least they do in Japan, where 'Geek Houses' are springing up like Mario's mushrooms.

Matter of Trust Wants Pet Fur To Clean Up Oil Spill

Everyone is talking about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico these days. How will it all be cleaned up? One group, Matter of Trust, wants a lot of pet fur to help clean up the spill and is asking for donations.

Cupidtino, Apple's Social Networking iJoke?

Could Dell, Kindle or Android ever pull this off? Apple aficionados have such an affinity for the company's products, an Apple dating service will launch next month to match up like-minded Machearts. Is it true that those that own iPhone, MacPros, iPods and iPads are all cut from the same cloth?

Artsy Tyvek Paper Tattoos To Become The Latest Fashion Craze?

Sometimes fashion doesn't need to be a new concept to be a hit. We all know that fashions make a comeback after decades, proving that fashion ideas can be recycled as trends. Sometimes, all it takes is a simple reinvention and a whole new trend is born.


The Pothole Gardener Brings Smiles, Green and Warning to his Community

Going over a pothole or two or more can make a car ride rough. It can make a bike ride rougher and dangerous. If the city will not take care of the pothole problems who will? The pothole gardener?

Huitlacoche: Gross-Looking Corn Smut Is Edible, Healthy, & Delicious!

Corn farmers in the U.S. have been trying to get rid of 'corn smut' for years.  The stuff has ruined many a corn crop.  Plus, who wants to look at it?

Relax While the 2010 Crazy Fit Massager Vibration Plate Tones You Up - Product Review

The vast majority of us do not like to exercise (and I think a lot of those who claim to like it actually don’t either).  There are constantly new machines and exercise programs coming onto the market claiming to be the quickest and easiest way to get in shape and maintain overall health.  One of these ‘big benefit for little to no effort’ machines is the 2010 Crazy Fit Massager Vibration Plate.

Used Adult Diapers - The Fuel Of Tomorrow, Today!

As Japan's elderly population continues to grow, so does the number of used adult diapers. A company called Super Faiths has come up with a novel way to keep these diapers out of overloaded landfills while fueling the nation's economy.

Philips Men's Body Shaver Keeps Guys Smooth, Girls Smitten

Body shavers for men? You betcha - because a girl likes what a girl likes and  these days, girls like their guys to be hairless.

Be Homeless At Home - Fake Street Bedding Looks Hard, Feels Soft

Imagine what living on mean city streets must be like with this printed cardboard box duvet cover and faux pavement mattress cover. Don't feel too guilty as you enjoy their soft comfort - a percentage of the purchase price goes to a Dutch foundation for homeless youth.

Pink Recycle Bin Made of Recycled Chewing Gum To Recycle Gum To Make More Pink Bins

Picture this. You're sitting in a public place and you drop your cell phone. You reach down to retrieve your phone when you notice dozens of different colored wads of chewed up and discarded gum stuck to the bottom of your seat. Most people would see this and not want to touch the stuff, but Anna Bullus came up with the idea to recycle it.