Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

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.  

Hauntingly Beautiful Growing Green Sculptures

Take a look at these hauntingly beautiful growing sculptures by Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy, a talented French artist from New York. She calls them Ça pousse! The name is French for, it's growing.

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.

Pepsi Mont Blanc Bottles The Flavors Of Chestnuts And Snow

They must be nuts... chestnuts, that is! Come October 26th, Japan's thirsty soft drink fans will get to guzzle Pepsi's newest seasonal flavor, Pepsi Mont Blanc.

Open-Toed Boots: Chic Or Crazy For Fall?

Over the past few seasons, there have been some interesting shoe trends to hit the runways and the stores. First it was sandals that masquerade themselves as boots, and now for winter, because we didn't get enough of the open-toed shoes during the summer months, there are boots pretending to be sandals.

The Bubble Scrubber Makes Dishwashing Less Tedious

One thing that I absolutely despise is doing the dishes. It would be nice to have something to make the whole process a bit more entertaining.   The Bubble Scrubber by Fred & Friends is part cleaning tool and part toy, which is a very rare combination. 

Bread Tags Make Tiny Cute Eco-friendly Monsters

Are bread tags recyclable? Well... they're definitely craftable. Just take a look at these adorable bread tag monsters and see what I mean.

Eel Burger Slides Onto Ritzy Japanese Hotel's Lunch Menu

Where's the beef? You won't find any on this burger because the patty is a delectable filet of wine-marinated eel. Mmm, now that's a moray!