World’s Strangest

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Farmer "Hand-Farts" a Song and Stares Intensely at the Camera

Let this be the weirdest thing you see all weekend (please). This Universal Newsreel from 1933 introduces farmer Cecil H. Dill, whose Stupid Human Trick is Letterman-worthy stupid: he performs Yankee Doodle by squeaking his hands together. Even weirder than hand farts, if you can believe it, is the way Dill looks as he tells his [...]

Crab-Powered Computer

This has got to be one of the weirdest computers ever devised by man: crab-powered computing. New Scientists explains: Although you’re unlikely to ever stop by the Apple store to pick up the latest [...]

Weird Inventions of Edison

One of Edison’s weirdest inventions: The Edison Talking Doll Perhaps you thought of the lightbulb, the phonograph, or even direct current when you think about Thomas Edison, but those aren’t the only things he invented (or technically, improved), as shown by this Oobject list: Link Previously on Neatorama: 10 Fascinating Facts About Edison

10 Most Ridiculous Laws

Since the Internet began, people have been sharing lists of the weirdest laws in the world, even so, I can’t get enough of these absolutely inane rules. Elistmania has a great top 10 of these terrible laws, the best of which may just be “Single women can’t parachute on Sundays in Florida.” Why in the world [...]