World’s Strangest

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Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage?

Woodpecker image via Shutterstock If you or I bump our heads hard enough on a hunk of wood, it might smart for a while. But to get through an average day, a woodpecker might ram its head into a tree trunk at a speed of 6 or 7 meters per second some 12,000 times without seeming [...]

Leonardo da Vinci’s Anatomical Drawings

Images: Royal Collection and Dr. Richard Wellings/UCHW Five hundred years ago, Leonardo da Vinci wanted to know how the human body was composed, and set out to work on a treatise on human anatomy. [...]

Pirate Skull Door Knocker

Pirate Skull Door Knocker – $24.95 (sold individually) Ahoy! Are ye a landlubber looking for a way to release your inner pirate? You need the Pirate Skull Door Knocker from the NeatoShop. This handcrafted door knocker is shaped like a deathly pirate’s skull. Shiver me timbers! Ye may get your sea legs yet. Be sure to check [...]

Vegetable Skeleton

Here’s a great entertaining idea by Laura of Feeding Frenzy. Arrange vegetables into the shape of a skeleton and use a bowl of dip for a skull. Link -via Lori

30ft prehistoric crocodile discovered

A skull of a giant crocodile that lived 95 million years ago has been unearthed in Morocco. Known as Aegisuchus witmeri, the crocodile had a large ar…


From the look of the fossilized skull, you’d think this was a Smilodon, a sabertooth tiger. But no, this is Thylacosmilus, not a cat at all, but an ancient form of today’s marsupials. Note the strange lower jaw that runs the length of the saber teeth. Read more about Thylacosmilus at TYWKIWDBI. Link

Callin’ Oates

In dire need of some “Maneater” or maybe just bored out of your skull? Try dialing: Callin’ Oates 719-26-OATES (719-266-2837)! Once you connect, Press 1 to hear “One on One” – Press 2 to hear “Rich Girl” – Press 3 to hear “Maneater” or Press 4 to hear “Private Eyes.” This might be the strangest [...]

Banksy’s Graffiti Cow

Oh, that guy Banksy. Maybe he’s tired of spraying graffiti on walls, so he moved on to cows. Well, at least it’s better than Wim Delvoye tattooing pigs! Link – via Waslijn [...]

Mysterious skull discovered in Peru

An elongated skull found in the city of Andahuaylillas has managed to baffle anthropologists. The skull possesses a number of unusual features includi…

Skull Speaker

Skull Speaker – $17.95 Are you looking for a portable speaker that has the ability to scare away small children? You need the black Skull Speaker with light up red eyes from the NeatoShop. This ghoulish speaker is perfect for listening to funky tunes and frightening wee ones. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more [...]