World’s Strangest

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Everything, Except…

You’ve seen coupons like this before, I’m sure, but this is a particularly egegious example. The large print says “everything,” while the small print makes it clear that “everything” means something completely different to retail advertisers. -via Arbroath

A Hand on His Shoulder

You don’t see a tattoo this personal and meaningful very often. Redditor plazma15′s father died last year. When the funeral home offered to make a thumbprint for the family, he asked for an entire hand print. This past weekend, he had his father’s hand print inked on his shoulder permanently. Link

Encyclopedia Britannica to Stop Printing Books

Encyclopedia Britannica has been printing encyclopedias in book form for 244 years, but no more. The 2010 edition will be its last. You have to wonder how many copies they sold since the last update. Britannica president Jorge Cauz is not as sentimental about the change as you’d think, as the change has been coming [...]

Screaming Heroes

Roberto Salvador created a series of illustrations featuring super heroes screaming. Lots of them, in individual prints or in this patchwork print. And each are for sale! Get a good look at all of them at Buzzfeed. Link


Designer Ben Douglas illustrated a dozen pop culture vampires into one art print. Can you name them all? Of course you can! It’s for sale as a poster print or on canvas. Link to print. Link to artist’s site. -via Buzzfeed (Image credit: Flickr user Ben Douglas)

Eyes of Famous Cartoon Characters

Designer Yoni Alter made this adorable print featuring the eyes of a variety of famous cartoon characters? Can you name them all? If not, don’t worry, she also released a cheat sheet for the poster. Link Via BoingBoing

The Delectable Kaleidoscope of Candy Bars

A new poster print from Pop Chart Lab connects ingredients to candy bars, or alternatively, tells you what flavors are in your favorite candy bars, in a pleasing kaleidoscopic graphic. See how it all comes together by enlarging it at the site. Link -via Laughing Squid

My Neighbor Mister Rogers

*clap*clap*clap* This simple but brilliant print was made by Dann Matthews, whose Star Wars hieroglyphics we’ve featured previously. Link -via Uniblog

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.

This brilliant print, inspired by a scene in The Princess Bride, was made by an artist named Rakka. He writes “like i had any choice as to what to make inigo out of.” Well done, sir. Well done. Link -via reddit

Bill Murray As A Religious Icon

If you love Bill Murray, then you’ll certainly appreciate this great print of him by artist N.C. Winters called “The Wisdom of the Llama.” In case you were wondering, yes, it is for sale. Link via Laughing Squid