World’s Strangest

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Soviet Hydrofoil: Rocket of the Riverways

Soviet hydrofoil Burevestnik (Stormbringer), with two airplane turbine engines. Photo: We’ve covered the Soviet’s Ekranoplan before in our feature Bigger is Better: 7 Insane Soviet [...]

Traffic on California Highways in the 1950s

Psst, Californians – did today’s traffic jams on the 5 and the 405 make you wish for the good ol’ days? You know, when the freeways flowed freely like a wild river? Well, maybe [...]

Whiskey Vending Machine

Ah, the good ol’ days. Actually, they’re probably called that because the whiskey (or "whisky" for all you purists) made you forget all the bad parts … The Whisky Vending Machine, which mixes whiskey [...]

Atari Joystick Gum

Atari Joystick Gum – $3.95 Ah, remember Atari? Now you can ruminate the good ol’ days of video games by chewing on this Atari Joystick Gum (comes with a collector tin shaped like the retro controller). From the Neatorama Shop: Link | More Offbeat Mints & Candies Back in Stock: Mario Question Block Candy Mario Star Candy NES Controller Mints Mario Mushroom Sours