Swiss retailer Migros has apologized for placing pictures of Hitler and Mussolini on some of the coffee creamers it sells, calling it an "inexcusable blunder" and promising that "in the future we’ll be sure to sharpen our controls." However, they haven't really explained why they decided to use the Hitler/Mussolini photos in the first place.
Name your poison! Bosco, Ovaltine, Borden's or Tootsie V-M?
Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has come up with a plan to use "patented ion technology" in order to create the world's largest smog vacuum cleaner.
From an AP story that circulated in August 1951 (example here): PORTLAND, Ore. — This cat made such a pest of herself when Ted Matson tried to play table tennis that he finally put her on one side of the net and let her try the game on her own.
Original page here. Do we dare to believe this Weekly World News article? Well, the case was reported a year prior in a reputable newspaper.
Handy in or out of the operating room. Order Your's Here
The Pee Pocket is yet another device that allows women to pee standing up. (I'm pretty sure I've posted about several other such devices.) It was designed by a heart surgeon.
Existential candybars, as only David Cronenberg could direct it. For more weirdness, try his new novel.
Toy'sR Us is going to carry Breaking Bad action figures and accessories which include bags of pretend crystal meth.
In the past, if you wanted to send someone a package full of a pile of feces, you had to collect the feces yourself, put them in a box, and take it to the post office.
For a brief time in the USA, eight-sided houses were a thing. Based on the crackpot theories of one fellow.
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A new book going on sale soon in Japan teaches the art of making "radish animals." All you need is a pile of grated daikon radish.
Is it just me, or was there more creativity in the old days, when you could use "any fruit or vegetable" with Mr.
It is always embarrassing when a" title="frog protecion/fraud protection"> credit card is declined, but one would imagine even more so when you are the leader of the free world.
NewDealDesign, a design house out of San Francisco, is behind an idea for implanted tattoos that carry information about the wearer that could be exchanged by touch.
November 12, 1951: As British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden was delivering an address at a meeting of the General Assembly of the U.N.
"Are books your friends?" I don't believe the information sciences are much like this anymore.
Norris Kellam's great talent in life was floating. For which he earned the name "The Human Cork." In May 1933 he attempted to break the world record for staying afloat by floating in a saltwater pool in Norfolk, Virginia for over 86 hours.