World’s Strangest

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Kitten Riding a Tortoise

(YouTube link) He has a killer ride -for a kitten! But you know he’s thinking of that Roomba he asked Santa to bring him for Christmas. -via Everlasting Blort

Radi-Aid

(YouTube link) Africans are banding together to help their brothers and sisters in Norway. The goal is to send radiators to those poor cold Norwegians, and spread the warmth of global brotherhood. The theme song is performed by an all-star group called Africa for Norway. Link -via Everlasting Blort

Amazing Kitten Fetch

(YouTube link) Hyder the kitten goes the extra mile to retrieve her favorite toy. She didn’t break any of the blinds -this time. This game night not be so entertaining when she reaches her full size. -via Everlasting Blort

Tank Slippers

Want to wrap your cold feet in a Tiger 1 Panzer tank? Amagurimi maker Miligurumis will put you in business! You do the crocheting yourself, with the pattern sold at Etsy. Or if you wait, she might make some for you to buy, but they will be in high demand when that happens. Link -via [...]

I Hate Kitties

(vimeo link) What if there were an artful video game in which you could score points and advance to different levels by kicking cats? Well, there is no such game here, but instead a video that imagines one, by Pamela Reed and Matthew Rader. No cats were harmed in the making of this video. -via Everlasting [...]

How to Make Articulated Feathered Wings

Toby created a website with detailed information on making your own angel or bird wings that fold and expand. These wings look like they are growing out of your body for extra realism! Whether you want to try this yourself or just admire the art of the craft, you’ll want to check out the step-by-step [...]

Fire Ants and Techno-Chaos

(YouTube link) Fire ants are the geeks of the insect world. They seek out technology, particularly electric gadgets. And they have super powers, such as the ability to survive being cooked in a microwave oven. Don’t believe me? Watch this clip from the BBC program Supernatural – The Unseen Power of Animals. -via Everlasting Blort

The Battle of Little Desktop

(YouTube link) It’s green vs. tan as the little plastic army men defend their position on the desktop! Youtube user Slipshot Films says, “This video is dedicated to the men who died defending little desktop.” The use of O Fortuna is a nice touch. -via Everlasting Blort

Octolabra

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

Michael

(vimeo link) The only motivation I can see for this video is “How many weird non-pornographic things can we do with a cat in 30 seconds?” The result is exceedingly odd. And then they go and give it the mundane title of Michael. -via Everlasting Blort