World’s Strangest

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Music History #8: “New York Mining Disaster 1941″

“New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)” Written by Barry and Robin Gibb (1967) Performed by Bee Gees Getty Images The Music When the Bee Gees debut US single was released in April 1967, a lot of people thought it was The Beatles masquerading as another band. Even the name Bee Gees was [...]

Graphicus Interruptus

This Photoshop Disaster looks like a paper doll cutout! Not that there’s anything wrong with that -if you’re a little girl playing with paper. But this is an item in an online bridal catalogue. I can imagine that the editor was working late into the night combining a mannequin and a model and was so [...]

Unnatural Beauty

This Photoshop disaster looks as if someone noticed it was 5PM and went home, fully intending to finish the job the next day, but hit publish out of habit. See the entire screenshot from the J. Crew online catalog (which shows where her hair ended up) at PSDisasters. Link

Pugs Preparing For The Hurricane

The hurricane has come and gone now, but after seeing so many pictures of people preparing for the disaster, I have to admit that this gallery of pugs anticipating the worst is a breath of fresh (and cute) air. Link

Wedding Dress Made of Balloons

A wedding dress made of balloons just seems like a disaster waiting to happen, but it’s definitely a bridal look guests will remember. Bonus: no pricey dry cleaning bill after the wedding. And apparently this concept isn’t as original as you would think – Yahoo! has a whole gallery of finery made from balloons. Link

Netflix Relief Fund

(Funny or Die link) The Netflix rate hike is “literally the worst thing that has ever happened to white people.” Jason Alexander at Funny or Die hopes to raise money to fight this disaster. -via Laughing Squid

Honeymoon From Hell

It’s bad enough to encounter one natural disaster when you travel, but Stefan and Erika Svanstrom’s long trip has four. They’ve just came back from a four month-long “Honeymoon from Hell”: With their baby daughter in tow, the Svanstrom’s packed up and prepared to leave on their once-in-a-lifetime journey. But things didn’t go exactly as planned. They [...]

Japan tsunami ‘could be 1000-year event’

Seismologists discover evidence of a similar tsunami that hit Sendai in 869 AD. The devastation wraught by the disaster that hit Japan on March 11, 20…

New Zealand’s Deadliest Earthquake: Napier, 1931

My heart goes out to the people of Christchurch, New Zealand, who were hit yesterday by a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Scores have died, hundreds more are injured, major portions of the city have been damaged by the quake and its numerous aftershocks, and scenes of the disaster are popping up across the web. The [...]