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Archive for October, 2008

Weird, carnivorous plants

Most people are probably aware that some plants are carnivorous (insectivorous), but many probably don’t know much other than the venus fly trap.  In fact, there are quite a few varieties of insect-hungry plants.  In fact, there are more than 660 species of known carnivorous plants. The plant pictured here captures its prey by luring [...]

Strangest fast food lawsuits?

Cracked has a post detailing the seven most bizarre fast food industry lawsuits. There’s quite a few hilarious ones that you probably never heard about.  It’s amazing what people will sue over these days.

Strangest Sundae?

Ice cream sundaes come in all shapes and sizes, but how about this “ice cream” sundae? Apparently over in Nebraska some people prefer replacing the ice cream with a main entree!  The final flavor does seem a bit intriguing.  There’s another interesting meal at the end of the post over at the andiamnotlying blog.

Strange but nice wedding rings

Mental floss has a post highlighting some weird wedding rings.  There are quite a few unique designs and pictured here is one of my favorites, the intertwined rings.  I was also quite fond of the decoder ring and the ethernet rings (with male and female pieces).  I suppose wearing these rings would say a lot [...]