Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Not Knowing When To Fold 'Em May Not Be Your Fault

According to scientists at the University of Minnesota, gamblers may actually be as rational as the rest of us - and just as wrong.

5 More Wacky, Unusual Extreme Sports

Five of the oddest, scariest and least recommended activities that you could ever subject life and limb to.

Bug Pesky Mosquitoes With The Golden Lucky Mosquito Coil Cover

This jumbo-sized golden mosquito coil cover looks as if might attract flies but its real purpose is to repel mosquitoes... and bring the owner some good luck in the bargain

Leggings With No Bottom In Lake And Stars Fall Collection Shows Off Your Best "Assets"

So here's the thing; it's not at all unusual to see fashion designs hit the runways that just will never translate into street-wear. People like to admire the trends that appear in a new collection, but the chances of them buying to wear is extremely slim. If showing off your best "assets" is your thing, you might get a kick out of this new fashion that had its debut on the runways. But there's a good chance that you'll agree this fashion will be reserved for runway wear only.

The Dunk Mug Makes Cookie Dipping Effortless

Milk and cookies, tea and cookies, coffee and cookies, hot chocolate and cookies – they are all fantastic combinations, but if you are not situated near a table it can be difficult to balance your delicious duo.  The Dunk Mug is a very clever idea, combining a traditional mug and an easily accessible resting spot for your cookies.

Japanese Invention Assesses Your Health While You Sit On The Throne

The Japanese, long known for their unusual gadgets, have developed a unique way to test your health.  While remaining true to efficiency, the “Intelligence Toilet” design by Toto tests the sugar levels in your urine as well as weighing you and checking your blood pressure all while you use the facilities.

We've Got Your Crappy Furniture Right Here

That's no dump! Would you buy your furniture from a store whose mascot is a flying, smiling, cartoon cow-pie? Of course you would... and now you can.

The Snazzy Napper: Comfort For You, Apprehension For Onlookers

If you are one of those people who likes to catch some extra Z’s every chance you get then the Snazzy Napper may be just the invention for you.  The idea behind the Snazzy Napper seems to be to give the spontaneous sleeper a bit of extra comfort and darkness in order to promote a more restful snooze. 

Suitcase Stickers Will Help You Get To Know Airport Security Personnel On A More Intimate Level

Make your wait in the airport security line more fun and interesting with Suitcase Stickers.

Nuke Your Food On The Run With The Portable Wavebox

It is sometimes tough to imagine what we did before microwaves.  They haven’t been around for very long, relatively speaking, but they have become such a fixture in most people’s day to day lives.  There are still some situations though where a microwave would be handy, but one is not available.  The Wavebox is perfect for these instances and comes complete with a carrying handle on top.

Facial Jewelry Highlights Today's Obsession With Enhancement

Have you ever wondered why some people go so far with their cosmetic enhancements?  It seems that time and time again we see pictures of celebrities who looked much better before they started hitting the ‘spa’ or plastic surgeon’s office on a regular basis.  Turkish designer, Burcu Büyükünal, has created a line of facial jewelry to highlight this skewed sense of beauty.    

Wee Wee Football Aims To Make Potty Training Boys Easier

Potty training is frustrating to say the least.  Luckily I have a little girl.  I have heard that little boys can be more difficult and even once you teach them to sit and use the toilet they will still need to learn how to stand and pee.  If your little (or big) boy has reached this advanced stage of the potty training process and needs a little help with aim then the Wee Wee Aim Football may help.

Tropicana Japan Introduces 'Orange With Rare Cheese Flavor' Drink

Tropicana "Orange With Rare Cheese Flavor", a new Fruit Sweets drink from the Japanese division of the global orange juice powerhouse, offers thirsty office workers a "sweet and sour" snack that combines oranges and cream cheese - presumably without curdling.

The OOoo Chair: It May Be Invisible, But You Can Make It Yourself With No Materials

At Decker Yeadon the focus is on the environment - particularly on how new material technologies can lessen the impact on water and energy depletion while positively contributing to health, safety, and security.  The creation of the OOoo Chair, invisible though it may be, stands out as the chair design with the least impact on the environment, although I don't know about 'security.'


Will Research Prove The Positive Effects Of Psychedelic Drugs For Psychiatric Patients?

LSD, magic mushrooms, ketamine... We thought they died out with Timothy Leary.  But Swiss researchers now want to break the restriction on studying these psychedelic drugs because they believe that the drugs may be therapeutic in treatment of psychiatric disorders.