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Tuesday: October 13, 2009

Thirteen of the world's most uncomfortable chairs for you to gawk at.Thirteen of the world's most uncomfortable chairs for you to gawk at.

The Radiator Chair comes with an optional companion piece: a $1,200 end table that sports a red valve handle on one front leg. Don’t turn it, whatever you do!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:51 AM | Tags (6) | uncomfortable | chairs | weburbanist | gallery | radiator | strange |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.

Grasshoppers are apparently a great choice for a healthy and delicious snack all over the world. They also have very a distinct 'crunch' when you bite into them for the first time. Hey, did you bring lunch today? Where are you going?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:55 AM | Tags (6) | food | grasshoppers | lunch | strange | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 78 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Homer Simpson is the new face of healthy eating over in Britain.Homer Simpson is the new face of healthy eating over in Britain.

The government hopes that viewers will realize they should follow that behavior, and not the beer-swilling, doughnut-guzzling diet of Homer Simpson and his family.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 3:38 PM | Tags (7) | homer | simpsons | health | eating | britain | beer | doughnuts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Eleven unbelievable glittering golden objects for you to gawk at.Eleven unbelievable glittering golden objects for you to gawk at.

I can't help reading the text of this article without using the Mike Meyers's Goldmember accent. 'I am from Holland. Isn't that vierd? Yesh! Would you like a shmoke und a pancake?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:34 AM | Tags (6) | glittering | gold | objects | strange | strange | weirdi c |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Five highly productive low stress animals that you can raise at home.Five highly productive low stress animals that you can raise at home.

You don't see too many Nigerian Dwarf Goats around the NYC suburbs, I'll tell you that much. Good luck!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 3:24 PM | Tags (5) | animals | raise | productive | lowcost | popularmechanics |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 72 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Some of the world's coolest bus stops for you to gawk at.Some of the world's coolest bus stops for you to gawk at.

'Anyone know where the nearest bus stop is? Oh yeah, it's in the strawberry.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:38 AM | Tags (5) | bus | stops | strange | urlesque | strawberry |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

A collection of the world's strangest conventions for you to gawk at.A collection of the world's strangest conventions for you to gawk at.

At this weeklong convention in the Netherlands, giant LEGO constructions take center stage. Watch with bated breath as teams compete in building competitions, or try to beat world-record LEGO construction times...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 2:46 PM | Tags (8) | strange | conventions | legos | office | celebrities | impersonators | travel | leisure |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Yes, poodles can be groomed to look like just about anything these days.Yes, poodles can be groomed to look like just about anything these days.

Meet some of the entries for 'creatively groomed' dog shows all over the United States. This feels so wrong.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 4:16 PM | Tags (6) | camels | horses | pandas | pirates | poodles | transformed |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Nine examples of creatively designed toilet paper just for you.Nine examples of creatively designed toilet paper just for you.

If you have time for a game of Sudoku while using the lavatory it might be time to seek out a proctologist.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 5:52 PM | Tags (5) | creative | design | fun | toilet | toiletpaper |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Seven amazing circular geological oddities for you to gawk at.Seven amazing circular geological oddities for you to gawk at.

All of these oddities were found via Google Earth which happens to be a great circular geological oddity finder.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 8:07 AM | Tags (5) | geographical | odd | strange | circular | formations |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 59 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Five species that seem to want to take over the world.Five species that seem to want to take over the world.

You read that right: the world's leading nomura scientist just said that they cannot be stopped. But more surreal and terrifying is the reason why: when you try to kill one, it literally gives birth to millions of offspring first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:49 AM | Tags (5) | cracked | domination | funny | species | world |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Bacon-flavored ice cream anyone?Bacon-flavored ice cream anyone?

Restaurant in aforementioned article also makes bacon shakes. Their current flavor of the summer is jalapeno cream cheese with a raspberry swirl. Yummy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 10:21 AM | Tags (5) | bacon | icecream | strange | california | shakes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Turns out that ninety percent of US paper money contains trace amount of cocaine.Turns out that ninety percent of US paper money contains trace amount of cocaine.

...scientists are reporting that cocaine is present in up to 90 percent of paper money in the United States, particularly in large cities such as Baltimore, Boston, and Detroit. The scientists found traces of cocaine in 95 percent of the banknotes analyzed from Washington, D.C., alone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 10:09 AM | Tags (6) | money | science | strange | currency | cocaine | trace |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Mr. Clucky, a celebrity rooster, is now facing eviction.Mr. Clucky, a celebrity rooster, is now facing eviction.

Miami Beach code prohibits keeping poultry and other livestock in residential areas. But there might still be hope for Mr. Cluckey: Buckley can ask city commissioners for an exception or appeal to the courts.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:59 AM | Tags (7) | celebrity | eviction | florida | livestock | miama | rooster | strange |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Luxury resort offers up cheap rooms by eliminating beds, lights, and toilets.Luxury resort offers up cheap rooms by eliminating beds, lights, and toilets.

Sounds quite luxurious if you ask me.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 2:34 PM | Tags (3) | amenities | cheap | luxury |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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