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Category: Strange + Wonderful

Precooked Giant Forest Scorpions: Bet You Can’t Eat Just One

Precooked Giant Forest Scorpions: Bet You Can’t Eat Just One
Tired of eating the same old boring dinners every night? Looking for something different to spice things up a bit? How about an up to 4-inch giant Asian scorpion? Mmmmm! Is your mouth watering? My mouth is watering.

Pampshades, Lamps Made From Real Bread Loaves

Pampshades, Lamps Made From Real Bread Loaves
Now I know what you’re thinking, and I couldn’t agree more: the wait is finally over. Pampshades (“P” from pan, bread in Japanese, and “ampshade” from lampshade) are lamps made from actual bread loaves. Did anybody else just lick make-believe crumbs from their fingers?

Physicists 3D Print a Boat Small Enough to Fit Inside a Human Hair

Physicists 3D Print a Boat Small Enough to Fit Inside a Human Hair
Because our scientists were so preoccupied with whether they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should, physicists at Leiden University have 3D printed a tiny tugboat only 30-microns in length. For reference, an average human hair is about 90-microns in width, although mine is much thicker because I shampoo with a product specifically formulated for bears.

How to Make Your Own Wearable Alien Facehugger Entirely Out of Rubber Bands

How to Make Your Own Wearable Alien Facehugger Entirely Out of Rubber Bands
Looking for a fun arts and crafts project? How about making your own wearable alien facehugger entirely out of rubber bands per this Instructable created by user tofugami? Personally, I can’t wait to make one, then slip it on when my girlfriend isn’t paying attention and see what she says.

Ketchup Flavored Candy Canes Are the Ultimate Christmas Condiment

Ketchup Flavored Candy Canes Are the Ultimate Christmas Condiment
Were you a good boy or girl this year? Doesn’t matter, 2020 has spoken and we’re all getting ketchup flavored candy canes for Christmas anyways. Created by Archie McPhee, a six-pack of “rich tomato flavor” ketchup candy canes costs $6.50 and is sure to be absent from every single Christmas list this year.

A Realistic Mutated Monster Toad Cake

A Realistic Mutated Monster Toad Cake
Here’s some more next-level cake decorating from Natalie Sideserf of Sideserf Cake Studio. The professional pastry chef in Austin, Texas made a video showing how she made this realistic mutant monster toad cake. The toad was inspired by one of the creatures in the recently released post-apocalyptic Love And Monsters movie.

Disney’s Humanoid Robot with ‘Lifelike Gaze’ Is the Stuff of Nightmares

Disney’s Humanoid Robot with ‘Lifelike Gaze’ Is the Stuff of Nightmares
Because sometimes you need to diversify your assets and Disney has decided it wants to add some nightmare fuel to its portfolio, they recently posted a video of a humanoid robot developed by its research division with a “realistic and interactive lifelike gaze.”

The Home Depot Sells an Elvis Squirrel Statue

The Home Depot Sells an Elvis Squirrel Statue
When I make a run to The Home Depot, it’s usually because I need some 2x4s, drywall compound, or drill bits. So go figure that while I was shopping on their website for some completely unrelated hardware, this thing popped up on my Facebook page later in the day.

Real Dead Giant Murder Hornets for Sale

Real Dead Giant Murder Hornets for Sale
Want to own your own giant murder hornet (Vespa mandarinia) as a memento to remember 2020 by? Well, you’re in luck, because BicBugs has got some very nice specimens available. Sold with their wings spread, they’re available either unmounted ($47), or pinned and framed ($59), and are sure to be one of this Christmas’s must-have gifts.

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Hearse Gets You to the Grave on Time

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Hearse Gets You to the Grave on Time
Have you ever gotten stuck in traffic behind a funeral procession? Those things move so slowly. Perhaps they’d move faster if the hearse had more horsepower. Something like a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, with its 700+ horses, should do the trick.

The Life-Size Uncle Fester With Lightbulb In Mouth Lamp of Your Dreams

The Life-Size Uncle Fester With Lightbulb In Mouth Lamp of Your Dreams
This is the life-size Uncle Fester Lamp created by Etsy seller ShrewdApe, based on Jackie Coogan’s Uncle Fester character from the 1964-1966 television series The Addams Family. Obviously, I very much need this staring at me from the dresser while I get ready for bed every night.

Monopoly Longest Game Ever Edition Sounds Like A Nightmare

Monopoly Longest Game Ever Edition Sounds Like A Nightmare
This is the Amazon exclusive Monopoly Longest Game Ever Edition (affiliate link). The game doesn’t end for anyone when they go bankrupt; oh no, the game only ends when a single player owns every single property on the board – of which there are three times more than in a regular game.

Tesla Monster Cybertruck Concept Looks Straight out of Damnation Alley

Tesla Monster Cybertruck Concept Looks Straight out of Damnation Alley
The Tesla Cybertruck already features a bonkers design that looks like something out of a 1980s science fiction movie. The angular, all-electric pickup truck has a pretty intimidating presence as shown in factory form, but it’s definitely more of an urban assault vehicle than something you could seriously take off-road.

This Creepy Metal Spider Holds a Bluetooth Speaker

This Creepy Metal Spider Holds a Bluetooth Speaker
There’s something about creatures with more than four legs that creeps me out. The more legs, the worse the creepy factor. While spiders sit somewhere in the middle between an ant and a millipede, they can still be pretty terrifying, especially if you’re an arachnophobe.

MIT Scientists Working on Tech That Can Manipulate Your Dreams

MIT Scientists Working on Tech That Can Manipulate Your Dreams
Dreams are weird enough all on their own. So the idea that technology could be used to influence your dreams seems like it could produce even stranger results. Now, researchers from MIT are developing a system that could do just that.

Garden Gloves with Claws Make You Look Like a Monster

Garden Gloves with Claws Make You Look Like a Monster
Who knew that garden gloves with claws were a thing? I sure didn’t. It turns out that they are, and they’re meant to make it easier to work in the dirt when you don’t have a shovel handy.