Strange New Products

This link was first posted on this blog on November 5th 2007

http://www.strangenewproducts.com/

This is a blog about all the more unusual products out there on the market with entries like ‘Wedgie-proof underwear’ and ‘Stainless steel lollipops’ (really these are real mass-produced products!) Furthermore the site also links to the home pages of these products and to places where you can actually buy this weird stuff.

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these are caffeinated Sunflower seeds

50 Things We Know Now That We Didn’t This Time Last Year

http://tinyurl.com/9fk695

Scientists have discovered that dogs appear to experience feelings of jealousy and pride (previously only humans and chimps were thought to exhibit these qualities).

Also, stress causes human brain cells to either shrink or grow – this can cause problems for our central nervous systems.

Despite these examples this site actually makes quite interesting reading…

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a scientist man

Best And Worst Lists: 2008

http://www.fimoculous.com/year-review-2008.cfm

On this page you will find many, many links to articles on best and worst things of 2008. There are categories on cars, books, dance, architecture and loads more other stuff.

Check out the best WordPress themes, India’s best-dressed, the 100 worst movies or the 10 best breweries…

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This is the McEwans brewery right here in Edinburgh – on a good day you can smell it from miles away…

Beware The Bellybuttons

http://www.navelmaniac.com/

Let’s face it – these things have pretty much served their purpose to us by the time we are born. You can guarantee that everybody has got one – otherwise you would have had a pretty difficult time developing in the womb!

This site is devoted exclusively to pictures of various people’s navels – has archives going back as far as 1999…

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picture NOT taken from this site as apparently that is not allowed