World’s Strangest

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Eiffel Tower Radiator

This elegant radiator is one of many produced by Art Radiators, a firm that manufactures radiators that are disguised as sculptures. It can be backlit for mood lighting. Others designs look like flowers and geometric arrangements. Company Website -via Born Rich

The 50 Best/Worst Childhood Fads

What is childhood but a long string of awesome and asinine fads? Joe Carter forces us to look back at what was ridiculously popular among kids from the 1960s until today. Here are a few of my favorite things from his love/hate list: 14. Garbage Pail KidsWhat made it the best: They were disgusting.What made it the worst: They [...]

The Manliest Swordfights in Film

In the mood for some action movies this weekend? Ranker has some suggestions for killer swordfighting films. Yeah, we all know they are choreographed down to the inch, but some films do it so well that you can suspend your disbelief and wait for one or the other combatant to triumph over his nemesis. Check [...]

Jingle Bells in Overtones

If this doesn’t get you in the mood for Christmas, I don’t know what will! Here’s Neatorama’s favorite overtone singer Tran Quang Hai singing Jingle Bells with overtones. What’s an overtone? Basically it’s a way to sing more than one note [...]

The First Few Minutes of the Ferris Bueller TV Show

If you weren’t in a quiz-taking mood earlier today, you missed this clip from the TV adaptation of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, which debuted in 1990 and lasted 13 episodes. An early NY Times review compared it unfavorably to the year’s other new high school series, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose. In this clip, TV Ferris [...]

Brilliant Dog and Ordinary Cat

(Video Link) In the mood for some dark humor? Too bad, you’re getting it anyway. In a wonderfully paced short film, Graham Annable tells the tale of a remarkable dog. I won’t say anything else, lest I give away the ending. Or, for that matter, the beginning. via Super Punch

Mood Mustaches

Mood Mustaches - $5.95 Do you wish people understood you better? Mood Mustaches from the NeatoShop were made for you. Wearing any one of these colorful lip rugs will speak volumes about your personality. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more mustache fun.

$2000 Homemade Airplane

Bernard H. Pietenpol had a dream. He wanted to make an airplane accessible to the masses. So in 1928, with only an eighth-grade education, he set out to design and build a simple, inexpensive plane. The result was the Pietenpol AirCamper, and his family is still selling the plans for it, just in case you’re [...]

Town Gets A Safe Tree

It’s not exactly what people think of as a Christmas tree. The town of Poole, Dorset, England has a municipal Christmas tree that falls in line with Britain’s stringent health and safety guidelines, which try to avoid all possible risks, no matter how remote. Thus it has no trunk so it won’t blow over, no branches [...]