World’s Strangest

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Grumpy Octopus Coffee Cup Cozy

For a holiday party gift, Twinkie Chan crocheted this frustrated octopus cozy. Why is he grumpy? He probably hasn’t drunk enough coffee from his cup yet. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Hug Me Jacket For The Cold And Lonely

Wearing this jacket is like screaming “love me, hug me, hold me!” to the world, and will definitely get you lots of attention and pitying looks. Created by designer Si Chan, the Hug Me jacket is a fashion faux pas and a cry for help in one! Link

11 Cool bridges from around the world

1. The Moses Bridge, Neverthlands Designed by architecture group RO & AD, The Moses Bridge is constructed out of Accoya wood, a hi-tech wood that is supposedly harder and more durable than some of the best tropical woods. It is treated with a nontoxic anti-fungal coating to maintain its split-the-water functionality. 2. Da Vinci Bridge, Norway A bridge [...]

Cat’s Revelation

This gif, which probably originated at 4chan, shows a cat realizing who is actually moving that feather. Oh yes, that’s anthropomorphizing, but is certainly what it looks like to us. Let’s just hope he never finds out about the laser pointer, because he might never recover! Link

8 Strange Sea Creatures

With new species being discovered all the time, there seems to be no end to the strange wonders of the seas. 1. Leafy Sea Dragon Leafy sea dragons are in the same family as sea horses, but have awesome camouflage appendages that make them indistinguishable from the surrounding plants in the wild. Its only outwardly moving part [...]

Ladle-Like Lounge Chair

The design studio The Chair Ltd led by architect Michael CK Chan created this chair. Several in his collection have a lovely curved shape, like the above LC-018 lounge chair. Link via Born Rich | Studio Website | Photo: Super Yacht Design

The Mathematical Pi Song

Two weeks ago I wrote about The Story of Pi, a semi-educational retro video that visually explains Pi. One commenter (lynn) pointed out a song I hadn’t heard before, The Pi Song by Antoni Chan and Ken Ferrier. I present it below for your weekend edutainment. Set to the tune of the classic Don McLean [...]