World’s Strangest

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Meat-eating sponge observed on ocean floor

A bizarre carnivorous sponge shaped like a candelabra has been found off the coast off California. Known as the ‘harp sponge’, the species lives two m…


The Octolabra is a lovely candelabra shaped like an octopus. It has eight legs, but only holds four candles. What? You’d think that for $785, they could have a candle for each tentacle! Link -via Everlasting Blort

Cake Candelabra

Cake Candelabra – $7.95 Are you looking for a quick way to add flair and style to your pedestrian cake? You need the Cake Candelabra from the NeatoShop. This classy candle holder includes 9 matching silver candles. Your friends will be awed and amazed by your decorating talents. Be sure to check out all the fabulous Party [...]

Gummi Bear Candelabra

Three years ago, we featured a chandelier that designer YaYa Chou made out of gummi bears. She’s also made a candelabra from the same delicious substance. Link via Geektoplasm | Photo: Kevin Janow

The Super-sized Saguaro and its Greedy Guests

The Saguaro – now there is one big cactus.  A native of Mexico and Arizona (with some in California too) it attracts a number of visitors – especially when it flowers.  Not all of them are desirable however, with a number of birds – notably the Flicker, making their homes inside the motionless giants. The amount [...]