Sunday, February 24, 2008

The Week in Bizarre

Have visits from UFOs left three Peruvian lagoons with strange healing powers?

Famous toy store FAO Schwarz now lets you make your own monster. Perhaps somethings are better left to professionals?

Could you sleep a night at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast?

Inside a former bank vault under a high-rise building in Tokyo lies a subterranean farm.

A Norwegian boy used his videogame skills to fend off a moose attack.

Technology at it's best: lickable ads.

(Artwork by Marlene Haring.)


Blogger Kitty said...

lol, ananka, I wonder how you get all this info! XD I want a lickable ad!! And whenever my mom or dad yells at me for playing video games, I'll tell them that... "I'M HELPING THE WORLD BY FENDING OFF MICE WITH GAME!!!" lol

2:05 PM  
Blogger falcon said...

kitty, wierd thing just happened.... I wuz on and it said 0 comments, then you had a comment, and I went back, and it said 1 comment.... anyway, all of that looks really cool... I'd stay at the lizzie bordon

2:13 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

Oh gross, lickable ads in a magazine in a waiting room??!
Hopefully the people who can read have the sense not to lick already-been-licked ads, and those who would lick anything can't read.

3:45 PM  
Blogger SAMEANANYMOUS said...

lickable ads!!!!!!! I like it!!

4:22 PM  
Anonymous Raph said...

I read all of them! The underground farm is utterly amazing... Wow. Clever and sustainable. Not to mention, very beautiful.
And, like Falcon, I'd definitely stay at the Lizzie Borden! That would be really awesome to investigate and stuff...
I guess they turned a murder into something profitable. xD

Jin Ai: Oh. That's kind of a disgusting thought. Because most people actually read those sorts of magazines in doctor's offices... -shudder-

5:44 PM  
Blogger lil'-geek123 said...

World of Warcraft! XD I dont play it but maybe i should. lol
I'd wan to go to the healing lagoons, theat farm in tokyo and the Lizzie Bordon. and lickable adds? I wanna try them!

6:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG Kiki Strike rules this world! my friend Isabelle said she wouldn't read it because of the name. WHAT?!?!!?

7:31 PM  
Anonymous Patsee said...

I would totally lick a magazine. If it were mine. And no one else had touched it.

Wrong "its" in you post, by the way. Not to be rude, or anything, but it's the sort of thing that I notice. ^.^

8:50 PM  
Blogger Mysterie said...

I'd stay at the Lizzie house! Sounds fun, but scary.
Lickible adds sound cool, but I'm still not sure I would lick them.
That guy who played dead is crazy. I mean, sure he survived, but would any sane person lie on the ground in front of a huge angry animal?
That farm is weird! How is it even possible?
I want a monster kit! That's cute.

9:20 PM  
Blogger International Mastermind said...

Lickable ads...
There shouldn't be a problem, if people use their brains.

I would only lick one if I knew it was mine. Yum.

6:29 AM  
Blogger International Mastermind said...

Oh- and that make-a-monster thing sounds fun!

6:31 AM  
Blogger Tikurrui said...

I wouldn't lick a mag... you know some types of red food coloring are made out of crushed beetles, and that what we EAT. let alone what we print on papers.

11:59 PM  
Anonymous Hobbes said...

what's the picture of? it looks like someone had a spaghetti noodle explosion...

1:53 PM  
Anonymous dangerous said...

thanks for this, i wanted my current events project to be a little more interesting than the usual 'this week there was a hurricane in utah...'

5:07 PM  
Blogger Nico said...

hmmmmmmm. Kirsten you have the coolest blog EVER. how many viewers do you get?

6:18 PM  

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