World’s Strangest

Your source for the strangest things around!
Ads

The Late Movies: Erupting Volcanoes

On this date 6 years ago, Alaska’s Fourpeaked Mountain erupted (at left), its first eruption in at least 10,000 years. Fourpeaked had been dormant for so long that many geologists believed it to be extinct. To mark the anniversary of Fourpeaked Mountain’s re-entry into the active volcano category, tonight we present a variety of videos [...]

The Last RAF Pilots from the Battle of Britain

Only 79 British Royal Air Force pilots who stood against the Nazi horde in 1940 are still alive. The Daily Mail gathered 17 of them for a group portrait and told biographical sketches of each one. Here’s the tale of Air Commodore John Ellacombe: Single-handedly took on 12 German planes over the South East coast. ‘I [...]

Berlin Tower Lift-Off

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Berlin Tower Lift-Off! This countdown happened recently in Berlin, where they decided to further rid themselves of the architectural reminders from the communist past, and thus sent Berlin TV tower into space on a clandestine mission: watch it in higher-res here (made by Fabian Tischer). url Today’s pictures & links: The Reconstructed Glory [...]

British Isles made Sweet Eye Candy

This map is a real piece of eye candy – a model of the British Isles made completely from sweets. Artist Paul Baker turned the UK into Sweet Britain using more than 4,000 sweets in a painstaking model that even includes iconic British landmarks such as Stonehenge and Tower Bridge. The two-metre-long creation, which took two months [...]