World’s Strangest

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The Man Who Gave Up Money

In 2000, Daniel Suelo opted out of the cash economy. For the past dozen years, he hasn’t used money, hasn’t paid taxes, and hasn’t used government financial assistance services. He eats roadkill, rummages through dumpsters, and lives in caves. And what’s weirder, he has a blog. In addition to his blog, [...]

Artwork Shows What May Lie At The Center Of The Earth

Scientists have known what is contained in the Earth’s core for about 75 years now, but that hasn’t stopped sci-fi authors and artists from doing some wild speculation of their own. These images by Japanese sci-fi illustrators are really far out, and I’m sure you’ll agree that the Earth’s core would make the awesomest setting ever [...]

Man Spends $16,000 On An In-Game Sword

Oh, and did I mention that the game hasn’t even been released yet? Developers of the upcoming game Age of Wulan thought that auctioning off exclusive items for their new MMORPG would be a good way to help promote it. Something tells me they weren’t expecting someone to throw down an amazing $16,000 on a virtual [...]

Pack of Dogs Attack Cat

(YouTube link) Mama can teach her puppies to chase cats, but she hasn’t taught them what to do when they catch one! Russian YouTube user ignoramusky strikes again, adding just the right music to change the mood of an everyday video. -via Arbroath

Woman holds record for longest nails

Chris Walton hasn’t clipped her nails for 18 years and as a result they measure up to 10ft in length. The grotesquely long and curved fingernails hang…

"Lizard Man" returns to haunt South Carolina

A mysterious creature is being blamed for a series of car bumper vandalisms in the United States. The so-called “Lizard Man” is a legend that hasn’t b…

40 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

Surge hasn’t been sold in ten years. These 40 things will make you feel old (assuming you’re not young in which case you won’t get these references which in turn will make the rest of us feel old.) Link

Hadron Collider to recreate Big Bang

Scientists are using the Large Hadron Collider to recreate the conditions following the Big Bang. Its a state of matter that hasn’t existed in the uni…

Quadruple Amputee Swims Across the English Channel

Philippe Croizon, 42, lost his arms and legs in an electrical accident 16 years ago. But that hasn’t stopped him from swimming across the English Channel in 13 and a half hours: He had set off at 6.30am, expecting to spend up to 24 hours in the water. The swim was, he explained, “a symbol of [...]

Calvin & Hobbes Creator Interviewed

It’s been 15 years since the beloved characters Calvin and Hobbes left the comic pages. Creator Bill Watterson hasn’t given an interview to anyone since 1989, but he recently answered some questions for Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter John Campanelli. Here he explains what he would tell grieving fans. It’s always better to leave the party early. [...]