World’s Strangest

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Artist Explores the Sea in Her Wheelchair

Sue Austin, an artist in the UK, can see the wonders of the ocean without leaving her wheelchair: To move through oceanic depths, the wheelchair uses a propeller and fins positioned at the back of Austin’s legs that allow her to steer via an acrylic strip attached to her feet. According toSmartPlanet, the design originally proved [...]

The Moses Bridge

“And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.” This eye-catching installation called the Moses Bridge lets you cross the moat of a Seventeenth Century Dutch fort beneath the water level. From [...]

Massive Spinning Metal Fountain

(Video Link) Skip ahead about a minute into the video to see this amazing work in action.┬áDavid Cerny, an artist from the Czech Republic, made this 14-ton sculpture for a business park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Its segments spin, align, and spit out streams of water. Link -via The Presurfer | Artist’s Website (warning: auto-sound)

Archive: June 2011

Magnificent & Weird Trees The Walking tree, the Cannonball tree, and others Philosophy 101 (Funny Pics) Philosophy slogans to pick you up or bring you down American Concept Cars Showcase, Part 1 The Creme de la Creme of Automotive Design Unintentional Faces in Objects Funny, weird, screaming, and simply nuts Industrial Photography with a Soul Iron Bridges, Gothic Bell Towers and Mystery Machines Radical X-Ray [...]

Austrian Lake Is Also a Popular Hiking Spot

Lots of great skiing mountains also double as hiking trails in the warmer months. However this area in Austria has got to be the only place this doubles as a hiking spot and a great place to scuba dive. Located at the foot of the Hochschwab Mountains, in Tragoess, Styria, Green Lake is one of [...]

Short Runner Disqualified for Using Stool to Climb over Hurdle

Sapolai Yao represented Papua New Guinea in the steeplechase event at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Since he’s 4′10″, the hurdles were a bit much for him. So Yao used a potted plant nearby as a step stool to climb up on top of one hurdle, and then jump down. He was disqualified as a [...]

Driver Shoots His Way Out Of Submerged Car

An unnamed 28-year-old man was driving over a bridge in Roseville, California when his phone activated and startled him. He drove his station wagon into Pleasant Grove Creek, where it sank six to eight feet under water. The Roseville Fire Department said the man used his handgun to shoot out his vehicle window, giving himself an [...]

Visualized Facts About Bottled Water

If you’ve ever wondered what the financial or ecological costs of a bottle of water really are, then check out this great infographic detailing the facts of bottled water. Some of the things are really interesting, like the fact that 40% of all bottled water companies just get their water from tap water. Link