World’s Strangest

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El Diablo’s Vulcan Dining

El Diablo Restaurant on the Spanish island of Lanzarote has a distinctly unique way of cooking food -over the heat of a volcano! The restaurant was built over a volcanic heat vent, which is used as a grill. Building a restaurant on top of a massive heat source is not the easiest task. Architects Eduardo Caceres [...]

WTF In Cartoon Form-A Giant Hot Dog Eats Batman

(YouTube Link) Here’s your WTF moment of the day, an animated short featuring a giant hot dog eating the Caped Crusader! The hot dog has no facial features save a giant maw, so it’s hard to tell what it’s thinking about as it chomps down on old Batsy, but I bet it wishes it had a [...]

Funky Stools Which Are Organically ‘Grown’ With Magnets

These awesome looking stools were made by suspending giant magnets above a mixture of iron ore and molten plastic, in order to allow the hybrid substance to naturally “grow” into organic shapes and textures. Created by Dutch designer Jolan van der Wiel, they look like just the thing to spruce up your cave when you’re expecting [...]

Colombian Slum with Giant Outdoor Escalator

It may be a slum, but it’s a slum with an escalator! Officials in Medellin, Colombia, have inaugurated a giant outdoor escalator in one of its poorest slums: For generations, the 12,000 residents of Medellin’s [...]

Giant owls preying on cats and dogs

Albuquerque residents have claimed their pets are being targetted by giant owls roaming the area. One dog owner claimed that her puppy had been killed…

Rubber Duckie Helps Japan

Move over, Godzilla! Another giant has emerged in Japan. The giant 31-foot-tall rubber duckie by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman (previously on Neatorama) arrived in Osaka, Japan last month to raise funds to help the [...]

Fascinating WTF Photos From Russia

Russia seems like a chaotic place to live, with giant pigeons lurking around every corner, blighted urban landscapes full of dogs getting it on, and an extremely diverse citizenry trying their best to act like nothing’s wrong. These photos capture a side of Russia few outside the country ever get to see, and each image has [...]

$1 million human slinky Halloween costume

A giant human slinky costume is on eBay in time for Halloween with a $1 million price tag. The famous costume has been seen in performances on both st…

What’s That Mysterious Spot on Uranus?

All right, stop laughing. In all seriousness, there is a mysterious spot on the gas giant. No, really. Discover Magazine explains: Uranus, like the other giant planets in the solar system (Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune), is made up almost entirely of [...]

How did giant pterosaurs fly ?

The basic physics of how giant prehistoric flying reptiles flew has been challenged by scientists. Depictions in books and models of pterosaurs soarin…