News of the Weird Weirdnuz.M451, November 29, 2015 Copyright 2015 by Chuck Shepherd. All rights reserved.
A new Australian company, Humai, has an ambitious goal. It wants to make people immortal. From its "vision" statement: We’re using artificial intelligence and nanotechnology to store data of conversational styles, behavioral patterns, thought processes and information about how your body functions from the inside-out.
You will also find Mars's artwork on this great new collection of weird fiction, a nice Xmas gift for lovers of "cosmic horror."
The judges probably thought it was a bold new take on apple butter. The Plain Speaker (Hazelton, Pa. — Oct 24, 1956)
Original article here.
Created by artist Renato Garza Cervera out of leather, polyester, polyurethane foam, glass eyes, and paint.
Found a great Top 10 Weirdest Japanese Inventions list. The Daddy Nurser isn't number 1 but it should be!
1906: Robert Naysmith, the "human ostrich," died from eating too many hatpins and brass nails. Back in the day, I think there were a number of people who earned a livelihood by exhibiting themselves as human ostriches.
Very forward-looking and thoughtful of Westinghouse to create a TV set that aided one-handed people. Of course, nowadays you only need one finger (on the remote) to tune!
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you all enjoy your turkey dinner — and that your frozen turkey doesn't come back to life.
If Turducken is Gluttony 101 then Piecaken is the Masters Thesis. A pie inside a cake layered on another pie inside another cake.
January 1985: The women of the Thurlow family proved they were serious fans of the TV show St. Elsewhere.
Which corporation--still around today--felt that this technological monster symbolized all the services they provided, back in 1969?
High-test safety glass was developed jointly by five American companies during the 1930s. It had an inner layer of polyvinyl acetal resin.
You've heard of MUSIC FROM BIG PINK? Well, here's MUSIC FROM THE BIG HOUSE. Full story here.
British lady tried out a life hack she read about on Facebook with unfortunate results.The suggestion was to lay the toaster on its side to make cheese on toast instead of grilling it.
Apparently the Amish practice of "plain dress" extends to marathon running, because Amish runner Leroy Stolzfus has been showing up to races dressed in a long-sleeved shirt, black slacks, and suspenders.
Let me know when you bail!