Category: Oddity

Varied collection of oddities that can be anything right from strange creations, bizarre events, weird news to strange gadgets and odd technologies from all around the globe

British veteran makes his own Spitfire aircraft at home

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When we talk of DIYs, making a functional aircraft at home is regarded as one of the most difficult task. That’s the reason why this homemade Spitfire by 63-year old Alan James from England is so special. Embarking on this project was not easy for him as he had to search across Europe for the specialist parts required to make it. After putting numerous hours and almost £18,000 into building the homemade Spitfire, James now flies proudly in his aircraft. Mind you, it took him almost three years to build this masterpiece.
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Watch hydraulic press crushing a $40,000, 24 Karat Gold Bar

Gold Bar Crushed under Hydraulic PressPeople on social media love to watch random things of daily use getting destroyed just for the sake of recreation. For instance, Pressit has taken an expensive leap in hydraulic crushing. This time it was a USD $40,000, 24 Karat Gold Bar that was put under the hydraulic press. Crushit took its time and repeated the process multiple times and recorded it from different angles. The Gold Bar appeared to be flowing n molten state when it was crushed. You should better take a look at it to extract complete satisfaction. Read More…

iPhone 7 put to extreme tests – Did it survive them all?

Extreme iPhone 7 and 7 Plus tests

Just like every new Apple phone that debuts in the market, iPhone 7 too couldn’t escape from the extreme brutality people put it through. In a way it is good, since it gives the prospect buyers a good idea of the device’s strength and durability. iPhone 6 turned out to quite durable in the relentless tests it was put through by Youtubers around the globe. Their motive? Well, there is only one motive for all the extreme tests. That being raking up as many views as possible.
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India’s new GPS chip enabled INR 2000 currency bill can be tracked via satellite?

GPS Chip in Rs. 2000 note

Indian economy as well social sphere is in chaos as the Indian Government decided to suddenly demonetize INR 500 and INR 5000 to crack down culprits responsible for stacking the old bills as black money. In India, where 80 percent transactions including most of small commercial industry are done through cash and major population doesn’t even have bank accounts, it was a setback for public in general. However, that’s the less interesting part.

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Ukrainian changes his name to iPhone 7, but why?

man changes name to iPhone 7

What length can one go to get hold of their favorite gadget for free? Apparently, changing the existing name to that very gadget is one way. Yes, that is right as a Ukrainian man changed his name to iPhone 7, to earn one for himself, courtesy a Ukraine store’s promotion offer. The 20-year old man now known as “iPhone 7 Sim” (Sim is seven in Ukraine), and he proudly owns the all new iPhone 7. All it took was around $2 to legally change the name from Olexander Turin to the new one.
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Ronnie O’Sullivan gets sucked into VR pool, bites the dirt

Ronnie O Sullivan VR pool

Ronnie O’Sullivan (a.k.a The Rocket) is a legend when it comes to playing the gentleman’s game. But he is having a hard time in virtual reality environment. Yes, the snooker champion recently tested a virtual reality pool game, but forgot that there was no table to lean on. Wearing a HTC Vive headset accompanied by the VR controllers, Ronnie had a hilarious moment on his American Hustle show which searches players from across the United States.
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Starry Sky Envelopes – Miniature planetarium for light polluted cities

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Are you always fascinated by the starry sky? Intrigued by what’s out there and how expansive the universe actually is? Then you’ve landed at the right place. This might sound strange, but for star gazers it is the perfect thing to get hold of. The Starry Sky Envelopes are developed keeping in mind urban areas where artificial lighting is so intense that seeing the stars is a bit of a rare event.
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Stay entertained in your afterlife with Internet Ready Coffin by MyRepublic

Internet ready coffin by Myrepublic

Most civilizations around the world believe in life after death, that’s why after someone deceases there are certain traditions to keep them happy in the afterlife. These rituals have been followed for ages, and the practice involves keeping the deceased’s most liked things close to the coffin. Well, New Zealand based fiber internet provider MyRepublic has designed a coffin keeping this fact on top of their list. They have kept in mind modern cravings like internet connectivity, gaming and quality sound to make a coffin that’ll always keep one entertained six feet under the ground.
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