World’s Strangest

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Quilted Rooms

Kay Healy, an artist in Philadelphia, quilted entire rooms of a house and put them on display at a local airport. It’s like relief sculpture, but rendered in fabric. Her designs are chosen from memories of her childhood home and the childhood memories of other people in her city. Link -via Lustik

Mickey Mouse and Friends Voltron

This, Neatoramanaut, is what happens when childhood memories collide. Behold, Chogokin King Robo Mickey Mouse and Friends, or what happens when Disney goes Voltron! Caleb Goellner of Comics Alliance has more: Link

UK housewife ‘raised by monkeys in jungle’

Marina Chapman spent five years of her childhood being raised in the jungle by a colony of monkeys. Marina had been abandoned in the jungles of Colomb…

Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby?

There are probably blackout periods you can’t remember at all from your childhood, and the memories you do have are likely hazy and garbled. Although pretty much everyone experiences this phenomenon known as childhood amnesia, its causes are still somewhat of an enigma. Here are 4 hypotheses that might explain why you can’t remember much [...]

The Chip Shop Awards

The fictional "Stop Childhood Obesity" campaign, one of the mildest examples I could find – by Creative Vein Ad people are a creative lot, but they’ve got to constraint themselves [...]

Adorable Art Series – When I Grow Up I Wanna Be…

Every superhero has to start somewhere, and childhood dreams turned into the real thing for these famous figures from comic book lore. This series of illustrations by Andy Fairhurst is called When I Grow Up I Wanna Be…,  and they depict the silhouettes of kids at play to show what some superfolks were doing before they [...]

A Rainbow Made Out Of Toy Cars

This vibrant rainbow circle was created by artist David Waller, who rounded up 6,000 toy cars he’s collected since childhood and arranged them into rings of color, reminiscent of an OCD sufferer’s childhood memory. Hit the jump to see a fun close-up shot that looks like a traffic jam in Toyland, and a contrasting shot of [...]

Trike Drifting

This ain’t your childhood Big Wheel! Behold Trike Drifting, a new extreme-sport video from Devin Graham. Think of it as the Fast and the Furious … on trikes! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]

The 8 Most Wildly Irresponsible Vintage Toys

We’ve posted about some extremely unsafe toys here. the one that came to mind immediately when I saw the title of this Cracked post was the Atomic Energy Lab, and it’s included. But the others are just as shockingly dangerous! However, I remember some of them from my own childhood, the childhood with no seat [...]

Should Obese Children be Taken Away From Their Parents?

We all know that childhood obesity is a serious problem here in the United States. Sure, obese kids are unhealthy but is it child abuse? Harvard University child obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig thinks so. He goes as far as to suggest that parents should lose custody of their fat children: “In severe instances of childhood obesity, [...]