Odd Stuff

Top 10 Most Awesome Lego Models

Who doesn’t love LEGO? My 4-year-old son does, my 34-year-old husband does….it’s something that you just never grow out of. Which explains the hours of time and effort that some people put into creating, not just a tiny fire engine, but life-size Lego models, or elaborate dioramas. Yes, these are [...]

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Top 10 Failed Products

Every now and then, a product comes along that makes you think “Yes!!! This is the things that has been missing from my life up till this point!” And it truly does change your life (the internet and the George Foreman grill are the two that spring to my mind). [...]

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Top 10 Ideas That Everyone Used to Believe

Nowadays, with our speedy communications and the whole of human knowledge at the press of a button, it’s tempting to think that we have the monopoly on ideas. That everything we believe is infallible and it’s only people in the past that had these crazy theories. But let’s not get [...]

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Top 10 Most Spooky Coincidences

Have you ever thought about someone and then they called? Or had a song in your head and then switched on the radio and it was playing? Well, forget about it. Those might be coincidences, but they’re nothing compared with some seriously spooky stuff we’ve found out about. These are [...]

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Top 10 Brands That Have Made It To Every Corner of the World

Travel is great for broadening the mind, isn’t it? Seeing different cultures, experiencing different foods, knowing that you’re miles away from the nearest McDonalds. Or maybe not – global expansion of certain brands has been so successful that you can be thousands of miles away from America and still be [...]

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Top 10 Strangest Sea Creatures

If you need any proof of the wonderful diversity of nature, you only need look as far as the obscure corners of the ocean to find it. And when I say “wonderful diversity” I mean, weirdness. There are some terrifying creatures that live down there and some that are just [...]

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Top 10 Most Psychedelic Kids’ TV Shows

It’s a known fact that if a group of 20-somethings are drinking for long enough, the conversation will turn to the kids TV shows of their youth. They may start singing the “Thundercats” theme tune. They may dig out their smartphones in order to google the name of the baddie [...]

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Top 10 Premature Death Announcements

Imagine opening the newspaper and reading your own obituary. It would be a shock, right? That’s what happened to political campaigner Marcus Garvey, who was recovering from a stroke when he opened the newspaper to read the headline “Marcus Garvey dies in London”. Unfortunately, the shock was enough to give [...]

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Top 10 Amazing Sculptures Made from Unusual Items

For centuries, artists have reclaimed items to turn them into their art: whether it’s reusing canvases (as X-rays demonstrate almost all the old masters did) or incorporating found items into sculptures, such as pop artist Robert Rauschenberg’s creative way of reusing items ranging from bicycles to roosters. These artists, though, [...]

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Top 10 London Ghosts

London is a city that’s full of history – almost every street has an interesting story behind it. Riots, murders, torture and forbidden love – they’ve all happened over and over again in London. So, you’d expect a city with such a rich history to have its fair share of [...]

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