World’s Strangest

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7 Odd and Extreme Mineral Formations

The world is made up of wondrous chemicals that sometimes do pretty out-of-the-ordinary things. Here are seven places where minerals, carried by water, by heat, or by the actions of Mother Earth herself, left us with strange and wonderful sights. 1. Pamukkale Terraces, Turkey Looks ice cold, doesn’t it? Actually, the water is quite warm at the [...]

Turkish village is latest doomsday hotspot

A village in Turkey has become the latest location deemed to be a haven from the Mayan apocalypse. With around 600 inhabitants, Sirince has seen an un…

Dancing Buffalo Roasted Turkey

(YouTube link) Chow shows us how to make Buffalo Roasted Turkey in this all-singing, all-dancing musical video recipe. The turkey “dances so hard that it cooks itself.” If you find the dancing a little distracting, you can access the conventional recipe at Chow. Link -via Laughing Squid

Bad Movies for Thanksgiving

When you think of Thanksgiving films, you think of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, and Alice’s Restaurant, and to some degree, Miracle on 34th Street, and …what else? There are not very many classic movies centered around Thanksgiving, but if you dig a little, you’ll find a few films that aren’t exactly fit for prime time [...]

The Traditional Thanksgiving Eel

Turkey? No, thanks. I want a traditional Thanksgiving–the way the Pilgrims did theirs. Two years ago, James Prosek wrote in The New York Times that the original Thanksgiving feast may have been upon freshwater eels: Indeed, eel was the dinner that Pilgrims were given on the very day after they made peace with Massasoit, the sachem, [...]

The Missing Links: Pay Up, Will Ferrell

Time to Pay the Piper, Will Ferrell A crafty Imgur user has decided to call in his just reward from Will Ferrell, who made a series of lofty promises last week. As a citizen of the net, I think it’s about time Mr. Frank the Tank makes good. * When A President Dies, You’d Think You’d Want to [...]

8 Wonderful Terraced Pools Around the World

Looks ice cold, doesn’t it? Actually, the water is quite warm at the Pamukkale terraces in Turkey. The white formations are deposits of minerals from spring water that built up into a series of dams, making the terraced pools what they are. That process is typical of the eight places featured in this list, although [...]

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in November

Turkey day may be the main event in the second-to-last month of the year, but there are plenty of unusual holidays to fill your November days with celebration. 1. November 2nd: National Plan Your Epitaph Day Getty Images Whether you’re morbid or just really on top of planning ahead, take the day to decide which of your [...]

Turkey Baster

  Turkey Baster – $9.95 Turkey time is almost here. Are you ready to cook that huge bird to golden perfection? You need the Turkey Baster from the NeatoShop. This Turkey baster shaped like … a turkey comes with English and metric measurement markers.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Kitchen Stuff! Link

Holiday Creep

No, “holiday creep” doesn’t refer to the character in the picture, but to the fact that Christmas decorations show up in stores before Columbus Day. Why do stores do it? Because customers respond -by buying early and buying more. Despite the loud sighs and eye rolling that usually occurs when shoppers see Christmas decorations in stores [...]