World’s Strangest

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Five O’Clock Quiz: Candy Calories

While it’s probably a stretch to say that any candy is “good for you,” do you know which ones are really packing the calories? We’ll give you pairs of candy, you tell us which one has more calories. Take the Quiz: Candy Calories

Rubber Bookshelves

You won’t need bookends with these shelves designed by Luke Hart. Just stretch out the silicone until the books fit snugly. They’re on display today in London at the Sculpture House of the London Design Festival. Link -via Colossal

Stretch Body Bits

Stretch Body Bits – $1.95 Life can be stressful when you are the type of person who is always lending a ear, hand, nose or foot. Are you looking for a way to put the play back in your day? With the Stretch Body Bits from the NeatoShop stretching yourself thin just became more fun. Be sure [...]

Dutch Superbus: Stretch Batmobile as Public Transportation

What looks like a Stretch Batmobile, goes really fast, and runs on electric motor? The Dutch Superbus, the brainchild of Wubbo Ockels, who created the car for public transportation (that or a really, really expensive ride to prom). AOL’s Translogic blog has the video clip: Link (Photo: Radio Netherlands Worldwide)

Own the Road: A Brief History of the Adopt-a-Highway Program

In the 26 years since the Adopt-a-Highway program was launched, it has helped keep America’s highways clean, saved taxpayers money, sparked a handful of free-speech battles, and even been featured on an episode of Seinfeld. Here’s a brief history of the program. The Birth of Adopt-a-Highway The idea hit James Evans like an empty soda can, or [...]

Moeraki Boulders

The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. They occur scattered either as isolated or clusters of boulders within a stretch of beach where they have been protected in a scientific reserve. The erosion [...]