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13 Strange Superstitions About Death

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.18.2017 | Weird News
Garry Rodgers

Yesterday I was looking over notes from my basic coroner training. One segment was in understanding various cultural practices and traditions about death.

Oddest Fund-Raising Campaigns

MoneyTips | Posted 08.30.2016 | Weird News

Here are just a few of the many interesting crowdfunding campaigns, ranging from the tasteless to the worthless to the just plain strange.

The 9 Weirdest Small Towns On Earth

Thrillist | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel

From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.

The Weirdest Roadside Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!

The Weirdest Museums in the World

Findery | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

What qualifies a museum as weird? Take a pinch of strange, mix it with morbid, and add a dash of mystery. All of these museums are one-of-a-kind and speak to the curious and will leave you smiling, shuddering or bewildered. Or, all of the above.

The Rest Of The World Thinks These American Foods Are Strange

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.02.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You're not alone... many American foods baffle people from other countries.

Wait, Did We See That Right?

Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy

You know when something's not quite right, but you can't put your finger on it? Well, this is not one of those times, because in this case, we can put...

LOOK: 17 Silly Scientific Discoveries

Huffington Post | Adam Toobin | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

A Nobel Prize may have never seriously been in the cards for the Dutch scientists who used MRI scans to image male and female genitals during sex, or ...

America's Strangest Food Competitions

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Ready to gawk?

First Lawsuit Filed Over NSA Phone Records Program

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Nearly a week after The Guardian broke word that the NSA was collecting phone records of millions of Americans, the first lawsuit has been filed in re...

Two More Starlets Who Met Tragic Demises!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

So, once again, I ask if it is within the realm of feasibility that these actresses were victims of some type of a curse for appearing in works in the sci-fi/horror genre? Or, were these just tragic cases of ill fortune?

3 New Fascinating Horror Film Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 10.25.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

A surprising true story was incorporated in The Masque of the Red Death! The stars of The Gorgon hated the creature! Color mitigated the horrific effects of I Was A Teenage Frankenstein!

Strange Foods In Strange Lands

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.14.2012 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Far from being a picky eater, I will generally try anything once -- the good, the bad and the severely unrecognizable.

Professor Weird Pilot Debuts on the Science Channel!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Is the universe literally teeming with life? Are some UFO abductees being implanted with control chips? Is it possible that Bigfoot could be an alien ...

A Trio of Intriguing New Film Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Why was Bela Lugosi so inept in his single rendition of the Frankenstein monster? Did glamorous Honor Blackman once portray a blind woman? What is the secret behind actress Vera Miles' name?

The Museum of Unnatural History in Strangetown (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts
Hans Proppe

2012-07-02-hansproppestrangetown.jpgI had a dream last night, a strange dream, visiting a strange place with a strange museum...

PHOTOS: Strangest Travel Phobias

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Disneyland's Space Mountain is infamous for long lines, but the only visitors it literally scares away are those who suffer from macrophobia, the fear of waits.

Play Dolls, Dolls Play (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 05.30.2012 | Weird News
Hans Proppe


Bizarre Japanese Video Game Actually Exists

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

What in all that exists (or doesn't) is going on in this video? The clip above is just one of several videos taken from a Japanese online game cal...

Achtung! Don't Heil Hitler.

Posted 10.30.2011 | Travel

Madame Tussauds, London’s most popular tourist attraction, has hired a new guard to stand next to the wax sculpture of Adolf Hitler and politely ask...

The Wonder of Exotic Creatures

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dora Levy Mossanen

For many years now, I continue to look forward every month to my copy of the "National Geographic," turning the pages with the eagerness of an explore...

The Mighty Boosh: A Mighty Interview

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Kreisler

Their appeal and fan base is definitely growing, whether or not it'll be enough to make them a hit in the U.S. still remains to be seen, but in the meantime founders Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding are certainly enjoying the ride.