World’s Strangest

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Jake Plush Backpack Clip

Jake Plush Backpack Clip (front and back shown) Attention Adventure Time fans! Your next back to school adventure is right around the corner. Don’t traverse those hallowed halls without the magical Jake Plush Backpack Clip from the NeatoShop. This plush makes the perfect constant companion.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Adventure Time [...]

The Secret City of London: Government

A while back, Miss C told us about a video clip by C.G.P. Grey that explains the most complicated political entity in the world: The City of London. No, not London, the capital of England. [...]

Woody Woodpecker’s Movie Cameos

(YouTube link) The clip is from 1960 film The Time Machine, produced and directed by George Pal, based on the H.G. Wells novel. Yes, you’ve seen this movie probably more than a few times. But did you ever see Woody Woodpecker in it? He’s there, for an interesting reason. When director George Pal first came to the [...]

Don’t Copy That Floppy!

Even before The Pirate Bay and BitTorrent, people have been copying software. And along with that activity came anti-piracy public service announcements. Here are two of our favorite anti-piracy ads of yore: Don’t Copy That Floppy Produced by the Software Publishers Association in 1992, the video campaign starred actor M.E. Hart [...]

The Dangers of Texting While Walking

Texting while driving is dangerous, but what about texting while walking? As this video clip by the Associated Press shows, “distracted walking” got one man to fall onto train tracks! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]

Pee-wee Herman’s The Dark Knight Rises

(Video Link) For this clip from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Paul Reubens voiced over all of the dialogue using the many tones of Pee-wee Herman. But that’s just a taste of the entire film, which is excellent, except for Chairry’s horrible, horrible death scene. -via Nerd Approved

The Toilet Paper Factory

(YouTube link) A clip from the Sesame Street instructional video Elmo’s Potty Time, featuring music from nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot. He made it a fun factory tour! -via Bits and Pieces

What Playing Cricket Looks Like To Americans

As an American, I can safely say that this video clip nailed it. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – via Robert Popper

Courtroom Suicide?

Moments after being convicted for arson of his Phoenix, Arizona, mansion, an ex-Wall Street trader collapsed and later died. Looking back at the video clip, authorities are now wondering if that was actually a [...]

1986 World Series Game 6 … in Kenya

[YouTube Clip] Dan Freiman, a Canadian volunteer and baseball fan, knows that his students, a group of orphaned Kenyan children, love two things: going to the field to play sports and making movies. So [...]