Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Meet 'Mega Big Boy', Japan's Mammoth New Prophylactic

Tired of being the butt of 'short sword' jokes, Japan takes the bull by the tusks by rolling out Mega Big Boy prophylactics... but will anyone there buy them?

Artwork Way Better Than a Mixed Tape

Cassette Tape: A recording format that contained prerecorded music. Also known as an "audio cassette" and "tape". Erika Iris Simmons is an artist that takes the out-of-date cassette tape and creates something way cooler than any song could be.

Interactive Virtual Makeup Remover Strips Girls To The Cheekbones

A new iPhone app called 'Suppin' promises to reveal what a dozen of Japan's cutest and most fashionable girls look like without their makeup. Sorry guys, JUST without their make-up.

Neiman Marcus Unveils The Gingerbread House Of Your Kids' Dreams

There are so many fun things about the holidays and when you are a kid the excitement is multiplied by about a million.  It is hard to imagine anything kicking that enthusiasm up another notch, but I am pretty sure that the life-sized, edible gingerbread house at Neiman Marcus would do it.

Alien Umbilical Cord iPhone Charger: Slick Or Sick?

Japanese artist Mio I-zawa has created an oddly organic pulsating power charging cable inspired, perhaps, by an unborn child drawing nourishment via his/her umbilical cord. Er, hold my calls, I'll be in my womb.

Make Your Food Look More Impressive With Esslack

There are all kinds of ways to show off how well you are doing, financially speaking that is.  Looking much like a graffiti artist’s tools of the trade, Esslack by The Deli Garden, is an edible food coloring spray paint that comes in gold and silver shades.  It can transform the look of pretty much any food item you choose.

Dog Poop Lights 'Eternal Lamp' For The Park Spark Project

Instead of trying to identifying the culprits of that poop on the grass, dog poop is actually a welcome sight to the residents of Cambridge, Massachusetts, who are happily participating in the Park Spark Project.  The objective of the project is to turn dog poop into methane gas and use it for energy.  A relatively small amount of dog poop is already lighting one of the city's lamps - an eternal light from the power of dog poop.



Take The Party Wherever You Go With The Cruzin Cooler

Have you ever been on your way to a picnic or backyard barbeque and realized that you forgot the cooler?  You know, the one with all of your special cocktails, mocktails and outdoor snacks.  To keep yourself out of this type of sticky predicament you could invest in a Cruzin Cooler.

2010 Ig Nobel Prizes To 10 Strange & Funny Scientific Studies

Read this, if you want to die laughing...

Celebrating its 20th anniversary of Ig Nobel Awards on September 30 at Harvard University, Improbable Research granted 10 Ig Awards to some of the most hilarious scientific studies you will ever hear about.  They are laughable, but then they make you think, which is the main objective of the Ig Nobels.  So, laugh and then think as you read about these winning discoveries.


Pedaled, Not Driven: BOND Bike Is The Coolest Cycle Ever

You know a bicycle that bears James Bond's name is bound to be intriguing. And this one doesn't disappoint. Up until you find out it's not for sale.

The Wobbly DEWS Toothbrush Won't Fall Over

Why is it that everything to do with kids and toothbrushes is a challenge?  Getting them to brush their teeth is a struggle, getting them to do it properly is a huge effort and getting them to keep their toothbrush clean is practically an impossibility, especially when you are dealing with really young kids.  The DEWS toothbrush design features a rounded, wobbly doll-like handle base that tapers in towards the brush end.  

Love Cheese And Chocolate? How About Blue Cheese Truffles?

There are those who consider themselves connoisseurs of all things chocolate and there are some who fancy themselves aficionados of all varieties of cheese, but even though there are people who love both, I never thought that I would see the two treats merged aside from in a silky piece of chocolate cheesecake.  I was wrong.

Toilet Plunger iPhone Stand Really Sucks

iPhone leaving you flat? Blackberry too low-profile? This tiny toilet plunger will lift your phone or player to new heights, leaving you flush with happiness!

Hay, What's That Thing Out There?

What is 36 feet tall and made out of hay? No, not a giant scarecrow.

Hair Doctor Hat Puts A Hot Tub On Your Head

Now hair this! An easy to use, specialized bath cap that fills itself with hot water while you bathe or shower promises to melt away dirt, oils and shampoo residue from your scalp, leading to less hair loss and healthier hair.