Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Eat Write With Meat & Veggie Supermarket Packaging Notebooks

Food for thought? It's likely these meat and vegetable themed notebooks will spark up an appetite - and not just for knowledge.

Baseball's Big Unit Is Now A Paparazzi

One of the most dominant pitchers ever, and a shoe-in Hall of Famer, Randy Johnson, who retired this past winter, is already on to his next gig. Unlike many ex-players who choose to stay in front of the camera in broadcasting roles, Johnson is stepping behind the camera.

Fried Axolotl Looks Like Dragon, Tastes Like Chicken

A Japanese restaurant is advertising a rather unique dish: Fried Axolotl, served on a bed of noodles with green and red pepper garnishes. The wee beastie is fried whole, so squeamish folks should prepare themselves before clicking through!

Anamorphic Typography: DIY 3D Design With A Message

Wall stickers have been very hot decorative items in home and office interiors. The trompe l'oeil (trick of the eye) effect creates many fabulous and fun 3D effects, including wall stickers of furniture, plants, even exterior scenes.  But graduate students at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London have unleashed a new purpose for such optical design.  Their Anamorphic Typography makes a statement.

 

Don't Look Now But... There Are Ghosts Floating In The Creek

Among the loyal attendees to the Albacete, Spain film festival last month were guerilla designers from Luzinterruptus, a Madrid-based design house known for its spontaneous public lighting designs. Wanting to pay homage to the cult film Dawn and its author/director, Luzinterruptus left a shocker in this town....

Get Your Duckface On With Quack-tastic Lip Balm

Duckface - the despised puckered pout seen way too often on the 'Net, may be poised to corrupt Japan. 'Perfect Lip Wrapping' lip balm helps girls prep their lips to get just the right level of overexposed duckface daffiness.

Giant Lawn Chair Grown To Discourage TV Watching And Encourage More Nature Watching

I love to sit and relax in the front yard chatting with my neighbors, while my kids run around on the grass with their friends. Last year my HOA fined me for leaving my lawn chairs outside. Apparently, I have the wrong kind. The right kind isn't in my budget. So, this year, I have nowhere comfortable to sit, but what if I grew my own lawn chairs, like the ones in England?

The iDish - For Apple iPads So Clean You Can Eat Off Them

The Apple iPad is one very useful device, but a Japanese owner has found the popular tablet computer performs in ways Steve Jobs never thought of.

Flash Some Serious Ice With A Bling Pop

When I was a kid one of the coolest kinds of candy you could get was a ring pop because it was part accessory and part treat.  Nowadays, kids can make their own edible trinkets and even keep cool in addition to looking cool.  The Bling Pop from Urban Trend is a special mold kit for creating your own super-sized frozen jewels.

Women Think Macho Men Are Sexier Than Modest Men

What?  You thought that macho men were out?  Perhaps you were hoping that letting the sensitive side of your nature show would be more appealing, even sexy, to a woman.  Well, the researchers reporting in the Psychology of Men and Masculinity journal thought so too.

Six New Bizarre Ramune Sodas Soothe Thirsts, Shock Stomachs

Octopus Ball Soda, anyone? Ramune summer shocker sodas do their worst to keep up with the Joneses.

The Lotus Music Candle Adds The Pyrotechnics Your Birthday Bash Was Missing

So, if you are planning a birthday bash and are having trouble finding something that will really wow the crowd and cap off the event then the Lotus Music Candle may just do the trick.  It combines a unique candle shape with music and pyrotechnics to create a new birthday party experience.

I Drink Your Canned Pancake Milkshake!

Carnation has Instant Breakfast, Morinaga has a Pancake Milkshake... which would you rather drink?

OMO Detergent Is A Cross Between Internet Of Things & Foursquare Gone Wild

Unilever is experimenting with a promotion for their Omo Detergent product in Brazil. The brand is adding a GPS device as an additional ingredient to its two-pound detergent box which will trigger its promotion agency Bullet to track shoppers down from the supermarket to their front door.

Motorboat Zipper Illustrates Art On The Fly

The oceans just got sexier, thanks to Japanese artist Yasuhiro Suzuki and his zany zipper motorboat. Hey Neptune, your fly is open!