Category Archives: Absurd

The perfect Christmas gifts for the Germaphobes in your life…

H1N1-related stuff is apparently a huge hit this Christmas…i wonder what other fun-sounding (deadly) disease we can capitalize on next Christmas! Here is the complete list (via Fast Company): http://www.fastcompany.com/pics/here-comes-sani-claus-tech-gifts-germaphobes

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The perfect Christmas gift for….?

Brought to you by the ever-inspiring  Ship of Fools, from their annual round up of tasteful religious artefacts called The 12 Days of  Kitschmas: Perfect for Baptist churches, we present the world’s first water-resistant nativity. Yes, it’s the decisive moment … Continue reading

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For those of us intimidated by the opposite….

He Pingping, the world’s smallest man, met up with long-legged Svetlana Pankratova in London’s Trafalger Square, posing for a photograph showing him standing up comfortably between her legs. Pingping, 20, from Inner Mongolia, is just 74.61cm tall – a result … Continue reading

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Gismodo – for all your inflateable armaments:

For impecunious dictators, keep your oppressed masses (and the CIA)  in a constant state of terror by installing these babies around your palace.  Just another useful gismo brought to you via Gismodo, which we have added to the permanent links … Continue reading

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Not Green

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Banana horror

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Bigfoot discovered!

Rumours of the discovery of Bigfoot in America were wrong: the primitive and shaggy monster has been tracked down in his lair right under our noses, in North Sydney. Bounty hunters have sprung into action, trying to win the reward … Continue reading

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But does it make manure?

Ahh, the joys of a gallop in the great outdoors, the smell of sweaty leather, and the pleasure of shovelling manure………. The £40,000 virtual reality riding machine combines a mechanical horse with a host of electronic sensors and a screen, … Continue reading

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“I mean, how do you lose a 44-pound cat?!”

I’ve heard of fat cats, but this one takes the cake! A 44-pound feline was found strolling around Voorhees, New Jersey without a collar. “She’s built like a quarterback,” said Deborah Wright, a shelter volunteer and current foster owner of … Continue reading

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Wille Bean Roscoe P. Coltrane runs for Mayor

Only in Alabama…… One of the candidates in the race to become Fairhope, Alabama’s next mayor in the United States is considerably more hairy than the rest. He also has twice as many legs and a constantly wagging tail. Wille … Continue reading

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