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

Google’s voice-translation enabled Fridge gives out beer for free [Video]

It maybe publicity stunt, but it bloody well is good use of technology. If you’re in Canada, it’s time for you to brush up your language skills to get some free Molson Canadian beer. Thinking Box and Google have collaborated to develop Global Beer Fridge that features Google’s voice translation technology. The refrigerator requires people to talk right into it saying, “I am Canadian” [famous slogan from Molson Canadian commercial] in any six languages out of 40 languages the appliance understands. When six languages match, the fridge automatically opens to serve cool beer for free. Read More…

Bricasso – A printer made from Legos that prints Lego mosaic art!

Bricasso Lego Mosaic Printer by Jason Allemann

Gosh, we can’t get enough of Legos simply because creative geeks give us all the reasons to love Lego creations. This one by Jason Allemann is right out of the extraordinary category and you’ll know why I’m saying so. Lego Mosaic Printer dubbed as Bricasso is made completely out of Lego Bricks and what does it do? Print out the usual documents or photos? No sir, it prints out Lego bricks on a Lego base plate from images that it scans!
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Rocking horse with the gut of a bike engine, only Colin could have thought of that!

MotorHorse by Colin Furze

The crazy Brit is back again with yet another surprising invention of his. Yes, I’m talking about Colin Furze, and his new DIY project is a rocking horse that can burn the tarmac down the alley. A rocking horse converted into a two-wheel racing machine that can take on any skilled knight of the yesteryears. This people is MotorHorse, a fiberglass rocking horse converted into something that I have not seen before. Colin made this MotorHorse as a request from guys over at Field Day, and boy is it rocking!
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Want to buy this Terminator Genisys replica worth seven grand?

Terminator Genisys 3D printed endoskeleton replica

Terminator Genisys is all set for initial release in different parts of the globe on 25 June and on consecutive days in other locations, and the expectation is huge. Going in with the popularity of Terminator movies is this 3D printed endoskeleton replica of the humanoid robot by Chronicle Collectibles that is back again to save the future world. Well, that was a bit too much I admit, but still if you are a Terminator movie fan, this will quench your desires.
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Apple Watch hacked to run Mac operating system, but why?

Apple Watch running Mac OS

You won’t believe me if I said that an Apple Watch can run Macintosh OS 7.5.5. To prove this statement true, Nick Lee shared a video of the Apple smartwatch running two decade old Mac OS released on September 27, 1996. The software was made for the Power Macintosh 5500 and Steve Jobs would never have thought that a watch-sized gadget would run this OS. And if you can’t believe your eyes, yes it is Mac operating system starting flawlessly on the Apple Watch and running like a charm with the classic Mac OS logo clearly showing.
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Strange World: Man implants microchip in his hand to commute in the local subway

Vlad Zaitsev implants chip under his skin

Vlad Zaitsev implants microchip under his skin

How the hell do you remember to put your public transport card inside the wallet amidst the tight daily schedule? Either you set a reminder for it or bank on your memory to buzz the reminder every single morning. Another way would be to implant the chip in your palm and never ever bother about remembering it. Yes, that is exactly what Vlad Zaitsev, a Russian engineer did! Read More…

Flike Tricopter –Manned aerial vehicle that looks too risky to drive up in the sky

Flike manned aerial vehicle

Flike manned aerial vehicle takes its first flight

What do you get when a quadcopter is scaled to humungous proportions and a person is seated on it, driving the thing high up in the air? You get a Flike tricopter. Yes this is the new concept for personal commuting developed by the Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. (state-owned applied research institute in Hungary) in just a year’s time. The Think Fly-Bike, also known as Flike took its first flight at Miskolc Airfield in northern Hungary on March 7 to demonstrate the capabilities of manned-rotor vehicle flight all set for the future of commuting.
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Chinese Richie Rich gifts his husky dog 2 Gold Apple Watches!

Wang keke Gold Apple Watches

Wang keke wearing the 2 Gold Apple Watches

It’s a crazy world out there, and money rules the roost no doubt. I say this because people blessed with a fortune can do anything they wish to do. In a country where dogs aren’t used to much kindness, Wang Sicong, the son of one of China’s richest man has done what will truly surprise. He bought his husky dog (a bitch) two gold Apple Watches (known as Apple Watch Edition) that the canine absolutely loves to flaunt.
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Book that germinates into a tree – Mother Nature is so gonna love this!

Tree Book Tree

Book reading is a good habit, but on hind site we don’t realize how many trees are felled down each year to make millions of books that we read. Somehow the circle of Tree becomes paper and paper becomes a book is incomplete as we are not giving nature back enough. This very though provoked publishing company Pequeño Editor to make a children’s book (recommended for 8-12 year old child) that can be planted in the ground after reading. Eventually with time it becomes a jacaranda tree and completes the full circle of tree becomes paper, paper becomes book and book becomes a tree!
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Pizza Hut Blockbuster Box – New way to enjoy movies with a slice of pizza

Pizza Hut Blockbuster Box

Normally when you order a pizza from your favorite food joint, after enjoying the delicacy you throw away the packing in the trash can. But now you won’t throw it away and enjoy a cool movie while sipping cola on your couch as you gulp down the pizza. Yes, you will surely do that as Pizza Hut Hong Kong has launched an innovative new promotion campaign that turns your pizza box into a projector. Called as the Pizza Hut Blockbuster Box, the campaign is in-fact a very cool design concept that got a patent by Ogilvy & Mather Group Hong Kong.
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