World’s Strangest

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Moniker Art Fair

Not too long ago we mentioned the Moniker Art Fair in a post about street artist LUDO. For those of you who enjoyed the LUDO piece, here are some highlights from the Fair. It took place in London, England from October 11th to the 14th. There is a long list of the artists involved here, [...]

Scarf Charting the Population of Russia over Time

You’re looking at a bar chart showing the growth of Russia’s population from the years 1500 to 2000. A blogger who goes by the moniker Russian Sphinx crocheted it to entertain her cat and keep warm. Link -via Explore

If Kermit and Miss Piggy Had a Child

An artist with the moniker J-RYU refers to this piece as “Forbidden Love Child.” Well, forbidden only in the eyes of some people. If you’re in Los Angeles on Friday, you can see it at the Toy Art Gallery’s “Brain Evolution” show. Link -via Super Punch | Gallery Website

Parrots Name Their Babies

We already knew that parrots can learn our human languages, but as turns out, they also speak to one another with an incredibly complex language. Even more impressive, they actually name their chicks—and the names follow them for life, just like when we name our kids. The chicks recognize the names their parents have given [...]

Vegemite Bikini Wrestling in Australia

Vegemite Bikini Wrestling in AustraliaYesterday was the 222nd anniversary of the fine country of Australia, celebrated under the clever moniker Australia Day — or Invasion Day, if you want to get all badass about it.What do your favorite Foster’s-guzzling, thong-footwear-wearing, Sydney Opera House–worshiping football hooligans do to quietly honor their maiden land? Why, they lather [...]