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Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World

A truly fascinating and well-written article on how changes are afoot in the worlds of psychology, economics, and just about any other field that has performed tests on American participants and extrapolated the results into universal traits.

Given the data, they concluded that social scientists could not possibly have picked a worse population from which to draw broad generalizations. Researchers had been doing the equivalent of studying penguins while believing that they were learning insights applicable to all birds.

CONSUME CONSUME

I’m sure there’s a theme connecting all of these pictures. I just haven’t figured out what it is yet.

25 Worlds Weirdest Animals

Sad, sad blobfish. Freaky, freaky aye-aye.

Total Makeover Retouching

Now your child can look like a denizen of the uncanny valley with just a little Photoshop magic.

strange maps

This blog devoted entirely to maps is far more interesting than it sounds. It's a treasure trove of weird and wacky stuff. Fascinating... and a complete time sink.

Album covers of questionable taste - a photoset on Flickr

John put together this disturbing collection of bygone album covers.

Album covers of questionable taste