World’s Strangest

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Super Wedding

Jessica and Jonathan Carroll tied the knot in true super hero style, although DC comics might be surprised to see Superman marrying villain Harley Quinn, as the two appeared at the nuptials. Read all about it and see more wedding photos at Geeks Are Sexy. Link

How to Tie Your Shoes

When I learned how to tie my shoes as a kid, I was taught what I now know is a granny knot. The problem with this knot is that, at least for me, it came undone easily, causing me to have to re-tie it several times a day. Eventually I started double-tying my shoes, making [...]

Scots site may hold key to Arthurian legend

Scanners will be used to probe the mysteries of the King’s Knot near Stirling Castle. In a continuing effort to investigate ancient sites without dist…

Knotted Gourds

Glen Burkhalter, a gourd artist of Lacey Spring, Alabama, creates some impressive pieces, including gourds with spiral and knotted stems and others engraved to look like globes: When his extra large handle dipper gourds are about one feet long, Glen Burkhalter wraps them in pantyhose. Then, he waits for about two months until the gourds are [...]

Tie-Tying Machine

(Video Link) The rabbit goes over log, then under the log, then through the log, and then back over the log. Or something like that. You could also just use Seth Goldstein’s “Why Knot?”, a kinetic sculpture that ties ties. Link via CrunchGear

Pythons get married in Cambodia

Two pythons have tied the knot in an unusual wedding ceremony in a village south of Phnom Penh. Cambodians tend to be very supersticious and practice …

Man marries video game character

A Japanese man has hit the headlines for marrying a video game character from the Nintendo DS game Love Plus. The 27-year-old tied the knot in a w…