World’s Strangest

Your source for the strangest things around!
Ads

The Banana Car

Redditor tkw97 spotted this engineering marvel in downtown Raleigh. What is it? It’s the Big Banana Car! Steve Braithwaite built this delicious custom car which, sadly, cannot be split in half and filled with ice cream. You can view more pictures and videos at the link. Link -via reddit

Banana Boat Sunscreen Recalled After People Burst Into Flames

Most people use sunscreen to prevent burns, but unfortunately, that’s exactly what some people get after applying a line of Banana Boat spray-on sunscreen: they burst into flames! From CBS [...]

Nutella Banana Sushi

You had me at Nutella, Inspired Housewife. Are crepes too frilly-sounding for your fam? Then roll a banana up with some Nutella inside of a crepe accentuate with a little bit more Nutella on top and voila -now it’s Nutella banana sushi! Link

The Late Movies: Sid and Marty Krofft

Somewhere along the line, Sid and Marty Krofft became synonymous with weird kids’ TV. Let’s take a look at their wondrous imaginary worlds. Banana Splits 1968 Sid and Marty did not produce the Banana Splits Show, but they designed the characters and the sets.* H.R. Pufnstuf 1969 Things got really weird when the Krofft brothers did [...]

Banana Slicer Reviews

Some of the greatest comedy fiction on the web can be found in Amazon reviews. For example, 1,082 of 1,089 people found this review of the Victorio Kitchen Products 571B Banana Slicer helpful: For decades I have been trying to come up with an ideal way to slice a banana. “Use a knife!” they say. Well…my [...]

Banana Chair

I, for one, fine the Banana Chair by Polish design studio WamHouse very a-peel-ing. Hah! Technabob has more pics: Link

Music History #3: “Yes! We Have No Bananas”

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of Bill DeMain’s new column, where he explores the real historical events that inspired various songs. “Music History” appears twice a month. “Yes! We Have No Bananas” Written by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn (1922) Originally sung by Eddie Cantor The Music The story goes that one day in 1922, songwriting duo Frank [...]

Bang! Bang! Banana Gun Will Shoot You Down

Now that’s a fancy banana, it looks just like a .45 caliber with a gorgeous carved handle. It would be too beautiful to eat if it weren’t for the fact that the artwork will just rot away in a few hours anyway. Link Via BuzzFeed

The Most Artistic Bananas You’ve Ever Seen

You already know that bananas turn brown when they’re bruised, so the concept of banana art being made with nothing more than a push pin makes sense. Even so, the how-to video is still pretty impressive, as are the resulting artworks and the rotting process afterward. These creations are part of a larger project by artist [...]

Grilled Banana Boats

Stephanie at Lick My Spoon has a great idea for dessert while grilling with friends. Take a banana and slit it lengthwise. Fill in the slit with chocolate chips, coconut shavings or little marshmallows. Wrap the banana in aluminum foil and set it on the grill. Link -via Jenny Landis