World’s Strangest

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The Best Table Ever

A farmer in Cambridgeshire, England, discovered a massive 44-foot-long oak log in a peat bog last February. The wood had been perfectly preserved for 5,000 years! Cabinet makers Adamson and Low specialize in processing bog wood, and recognized that this one is special, and made special plans for it. Besides, bog oak is beautiful and historical, [...]

The Wizard of Oz Book Sculpture

Helen Baker’s book sculpture shows a literary journey down the Yellow Brick Road. Follow Dorothy page by page in this work displayed at the Bath Central Library in the UK during July. Link -via Lustik

Smart People Drink More Booze

Drink a lot of alcohol? That’s because you’re smart! Here’s a study showing that smart children in the UK and the United States grow up to drink more alcohol than their dumber counterparts: … more [...]

“Moonlight Sonata” in a Bus Station

Can you play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” on piano? If you’re a random bus commuter in Newcastle, UK, the answer apparently is “yes” — with a little help from your friends. In this video, Andy Jackson of the Cobweb Orchestra plays the majority of the piece, leaving the high melodic lines for passersby. He coaches [...]

Psychics submit to blind reading test

Some of the UK’s top psychics were invited to take part in a test designed to prove their abilities. Several big names in the field such as Sally Morg…

Smart Highway in the Netherlands

We’ve got smart cars but how about smart roads? Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde teamed up with infrastructure management group Heijmans to create a special glow-in-the-dark paint that will not only illuminate the road but [...]

Travel in 1967: The Quasar Unipower

For that stylish glass box look and a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour, you couldn’t beat the Quasar Unipower. In 1967 and 1968, this car designed by Quasar Khanh and built in the UK was the ultimate ride for people who love cubicles. The car was featured in the 1970 French comedy Elle Boit Pas, [...]

Moniker Art Fair

Not too long ago we mentioned the Moniker Art Fair in a post about street artist LUDO. For those of you who enjoyed the LUDO piece, here are some highlights from the Fair. It took place in London, England from October 11th to the 14th. There is a long list of the artists involved here, [...]

Combat Creatures

In February, we introduced you to Jaimie Mantzel and his Greatest Toy in the Universe. At the time, the toy didn’t even have a name, much less a manufacturer. But things move fast, and the company Wow! Stuff is shipping a line of toys based on Mantzel’s prototype in time for Christmas. His model is [...]