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

Rocking Chair Charges Your iPad While You Rock

Are you ready to rock? Good. Micasa Lab’s iRock is a rocking chair with a built-in generator, speakers and a dock for an iPad or iPhone: The iRock is a product that explores how furniture can interact with technology and actually support the power for this technology. Movement is energy and to collect as much of [...]

11 of the Richest People in History

Coming up with a definitive list of the richest people of all time is almost impossible, thanks to the difficulties that arise with comparing different currencies and adjusting for inflation over thousands of years. But these 11 men were up there in the 0.001 percent of their time—and they were all just a little bit [...]

How to Find Sunken Treasure

Modern treasure hunting isn’t all maps and shovels—it takes science, too. STEP 1: PICK A SHIPWRECK There are plenty of ships in the sea. According to UNESCO, roughly three million shipwrecks across the globe are just waiting to be found, and at least 100 of them boast potential values that top $50 million. So what’s the best-case [...]

4 Ridiculous Space Accidents (Where Everyone Survived)

From wolves to lightning strikes, even the most well-planned space flights are often plagued by ridiculous accidents. Sometimes lots of them all in a row. And even more unbelievably, sometimes everyone involved lives. 1. Voskhod 2 Getty Images In the 1960s the Soviets took a great leap forward in the space race when they sent Voskhod 2 into [...]

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Prop Sells at Auction for $70,000

The Galileo has seen better days, but after a solid restoration job, it should serve as a solid commuter vehicle. Kiko Auctions sold this 1:1 scale prop from the original Star Trek series last week after a fierce last-minute bidding war. News Story and Auction Site -via Born Rich | Images: Paramount, Kiko Auctions

Home Tours of the Corrupt Rich and Infamous

[YouTube Clip] Hollywood may have movie stars home tours but 3-year-old Czech translator Petr Sourek has something even better: a tour of the homes of the corrupt Rich and Infamous! "In the corruption segment, the [...]

Rolls Royce Hearse

Charon will require more than a single coin for this ride. Rolls Royce will soon offer a hearse based on its Phantom model. The 23-foot aluminum car debuted at a recent funeral home expo in Bologna, Italy. Link -via Born Rich | Photo: Auto Guide

The Art of Living

Grant Snider at Incidental Comics found the secret to making life a lot more artful, interesting, and …strange. Link -Thanks, Rich!

Replica Race Car Opens to Reveal Slot Car Set

Slot cars, for those of you too young to remember, were among the greatest toys of the 1960s and 70s. This awesome 1:32 scale set by Slot Mods is built inside of a replica of the Porsche 917K that won the 12 Hours of Sebring race in 1971. Just push a button and you’re ready [...]