More strange Barbie stuff. Included in footwear designer Jeffrey Campbell's summer 2013 collection are shoes that have clear, lucite heels filled with the heads of Barbie dolls.
Apparently, slightly more complicated strategy than merely saying, "Baby, you drive me crazy!" Original article here.
Labgrown penises coming soon! Maybe they will get around to less important things like, oh say, kidneys someday.
And now for a short musical interlude:
How refreshingly charming to find a young lady who is also a gearhead.
Strange Barbie dolls have been a recurring theme here at WU. We've seen scaled-up Barbie, makeup-free Barbie, non-human Barbie, Ancient Minoan culture illustrated with Barbie, Virgin Mary Barbie doll, etc.
I'm not sure if God sent a real elephant to get us to go to church, or if God Himself manifested as an elephant, or if the whole elephant thing is just a metaphor.
Nipper, cat owned by Dorothy Brinn, likes to eat his corn in comfort. His mistress fixed up this skewer and Nipper uses it for about two ears a day.
UK artist Mark Farid wants to spend 28 days wearing virtual reality goggles, and he wants all of us to pay for it.
Following up on my post last week about Dr. Willard Libby and his "nuclear detergent," here's Dr. Libby again, in 1961, promoting his "Poor Man's Fallout Shelter," which could also have been described as the "If you're stuck in this, you're screwed" shelter.
A self-styled medium, Ms Smith was not content to talk to distant or dead Earth people only, but also had a hotline to Mars.
On some islands in the sub-Antarctic fur seals have been observed having sex with penguins. That is how researchers describe it but it sounds more like rape, especially considering that in some cases the seal then eats the penguin.
Jake Bird was a truly creepy character — an axe-murderer who may have killed as many as 46 people. But even after he was caught in 1947 and sentenced to death, he's said to have continued killing people by putting the "Jake Bird hex" on them.
Boring pep talk from a CEO segues into a husband's foreign sex fantasies. That's a sweepstakes promotion!
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By the American musician Ralph Carney. I hadn't heard of him before stumbling upon this odd video, but apparently he's considered "an integral part of the indie music scene," and has collaborated with artists such as Tom Waits, the B-52s, and The Black Keys.
What exactly were the ingredients of Nervine that made it sell effectively for many decades? Read all about it here.
Original article here. PS: the seal won.