Strange, Odd, Weird or Wacky

Burger King Japan's 'Crazy Whopper' Will Have You Feelin' HOT HOT HOT!

Burger King scored a worldwide hit with their spiced-up Angry Whopper but now the fast food giant is set to turn the heat WAY up with the Crazy Whopper. Jalapeno peppers? Meh - the Crazy Whopper's claim to flame is the dreaded Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Chili), certified as the world’s hottest chili pepper.

Wacky Jelly Bean Company Promises Scented Farts

A company that's currently keeping its name under a guise of secrecy is one that's promising to offer a solution to one of the world's biggest issues. No, we're not talking about the Gulf oil spill, so perhaps that's a bit of an exaggeration, but we are talking about another type of gas!

Watch the Tide Come In With Swimmers Sculpture Art

Carole Feuerman is an artist that creates very real and eye-catching sculptures.

Minature World Replicas: Whimsical Fashion Accessories By Kendal Murray

This is a whimsical twist on a concept that we've all been thinking about over the past few years since CSI made the creation of miniature settings a hotter trend, at least when it comes to crime scenes. Now, there's an artist who has decided to leave out the blood and gore and introduce the idea to fashion.

Trashlight: If Your Trash Was Public, How Would You Display It?

I have to admit feeling a sense of relief when garbage pick-up became automated.  It meant that I would be anonymous to the sanitation workers as well as to those searching the garbage dump for hidden treasures.  But here's industrial designer Craighton Berman, putting together a trash basket and a lamp, of all things, so that our trash can be... in fact, wants to be... observed... even searched by our family and guests.

 

Pets: Would You Like A Dog Or A Panda Bear?

Though Giant Panda Bears are still on the endangered species list, apparently some families in southwestern China are keeping them and other exotic animals as pets.

 


Cooling Cream Keeps Japan's Balls In Order

Delicare M's (the 'M' is for Men) is a topical cream from Japanese pharmaceutical company Ikeda Mohando that features an added cooling ingredient. Sort of like Icy Hot without the hot part; something that should keep users singing a happy tune and not 'Great Balls of Fire'.

Ghost Busters Replica Backpack: Who You Gonna Call?

It doesn't matter how old you are, the Ghost Busters have been a fixture for decades, and let's be honest here - we've all dreamed about having a ghost busting machine (otherwise called a Proton Pack) of our very own. Yeah, sure, there have been plastic toys, but the coolest replica that's also functional will soon be available.

Dream Cap: The Fashion That Promises To Get Into Your Head!

Not all fashion items are entirely sane, but that doesn't mean that they're not worth talking about.  Some fashions, you might think, you've only dreamed about, but even the wackiest things have been dreamed up, including this little gem.

Disney Ads Put Humor Into Star Wars Weekends

Without a doubt The Walt Disney Company is a master in the marketing arena.  And for Star Wars Weekends, it proves to be a Jedi Master.

Get it?  Yeah, I know... that was lame.  But the ad campaign makes up for it!


'Champ' Concept Threatens To Take Down Couch Potatoes

Look out couch potatoes; if the ‘champ’ design by Tobias Fraenzel ever makes it to stores you may be left without an excuse for just sitting around in front of the TV. 

3-in-1 Frying Pan Pleases Time & Space Challenged Chefs

The 3-in-1 Frying Pan cooks different foods equally while keeping them separated - ideal when whipping up a mess of vittles for the entire Klan. er, clan.

iNotePad Handheld Portable Tablet Has Got The Write Stuff

The next generation iPad has arrived... make that your grandparents' generation.

Oil Spill Spills Over Into YouTube With Crude Satire & Parody(Videos)

As the beleaguered Gulf Coast continues to consume America's zeitgeist since 30 million gallons of crude - and counting - spewed into the sea - social media channels have been working over time in relating to various versions of the unfolding story. With the blogosphere in overdrive, tweetin' BP impostors and Facebook fan pages growing exponentially, even the FBI have decided to get in on the act

Fun Infects Campana Brothers' New Fossils Designs

Fernando and Humberto Campana are two design-prolific brothers from Brazil, known to have more fun doing what they do than most people in the world.  All of their designs are inspired by fun and many are inspired by toys, often in animal form.  The NativoCampana series, new for 2010, includes some pretty fun-but-creepy-looking insect and snake "Fossils" just released in limited editions yesterday!