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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


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


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

New study suggests that gamers are more aggresive towards strangers.New study suggests that gamers are more aggresive towards strangers.

After the Onslaught matches, Geary and Oxford found that testosterone levels of the winning team members spiked immediately after the tournament, particularly among players who had contributed most to their team's victory.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:39 AM | Tags (7) | study | brain | gamers | aggresive | strangers | science | newscientist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 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


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

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


Monday: August 24, 2009

A handy tutorial regarding how to understand... horse talk?A handy tutorial regarding how to understand... horse talk?

Ever wanted to know what a horse was actually trying to say to you? Well with these steps you can get better at understanding what horses try to communicate in their actions, verbal, and body language.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:46 AM | Tags (4) | horse | talk | tutorial | strange |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 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


Friday: August 7, 2009

A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.

Six-neck guitar and The Matterhorn suspiciously not included on this list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 11:45 AM | Tags (6) | crazy | guitars | matterhorn | music | strange | trey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Fifteen interesting original chess sets for your viewing pleasure.Fifteen interesting original chess sets for your viewing pleasure.

Anyone up for an amorphous organic game of chess? Anyone? Anybody out there?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | chess | sets | strange | original | different |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.

The most shocking one, though, is no better—but perhaps no worse—than the thought of a real-life Monkeys 'n' Cream: raw horseflesh, which can be found in at least one ice cream shop in—yes, Tokyo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:22 PM | Tags (6) | flavors | strange | world | icecream | horse | monkeys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New Zealand woman had to be rescued from over-playful dolphin.New Zealand woman had to be rescued from over-playful dolphin.

Heed caution and beware of over-playful dolphins, who knows when and where they'll strike next!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:44 AM | Tags (4) | dolphin | playful | rescue | strange |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Followup: Iowa rethinking butter statue of Michael Jackson.Followup: Iowa rethinking butter statue of Michael Jackson.

Don't fear just yet butter fans, organizers of the Iowa State Fair are going to put this proposal to a vote.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:31 PM | Tags (4) | butter | michaeljackson | strange | vote |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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