Category Archives: Wired





Japanese Artist Paints Simple Stones as Charming Figurines

Akie Nakata describes herself as a “stone artist”, but there is more to her craft than simply painting river stones into familiar animal shapes. Every one of her pieces goes through a complex process that begins with choosing the right stone and continues with bringing



How to keep your husband happy in lockdown posters condemned

The Malaysian government’s department for women has apologised after it released a series of online posters telling women how to keep their men happy during the COVID-19 lockdown. Titled “Household Happiness”, the tips posted on Facebook and Instagram included giggling coyly instead of nagging, not

Woman Leaves Real-Life Husband to Pursue Video-Game Romance

This is the story of a middle-aged woman from the UK who decided to end her unhappy marriage to pursue a fairy-tale romance in an online video game which ultimately resulted in a real-life wedding. Kelly Sexton was 37 when she first started playing Second



The Incredible Ballpoint Pen Drawings of Samuel Silva

We originally featured the amazing ballpoint pen drawings of Portuguese artist Samuel Silva back in 2021, but he has been buys over the last eight years, and I though we’d take a look at what he’s been up to. Looking at some of Silva’s incredibly

Police raid closed comedy club after live-stream mix-up

A comedy club in Liverpool, closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, was raided by police over the weekend after a recorded show it streamed on Facebook was mistaken for a live event. The Hot Water Comedy Club has told Sky News that “around 20 officers”

Self-Described “Crazy Snail Lady” Cares for 150 Pet Snails

40-year-old Pepper Apollo has been fascinated with snails ever since she saw some outside her workplace, 10 years ago. Today she is a self-described “crazy snail lady” with 150 shelled gastropods in her care. When I first saw a short video documentary on Pepper Apollo



Finger Lime – The Rare and Super Expensive Caviar of Citrus

Shaped more like a like a jalapeno pepper than a citrus fruit, the small finger lime yields tiny caviar-like pearls that burst with flavor when you bite into them. Originating from the lowland subtropical rainforests of coastal Australia, Citrus australasica, or the Australian finger lime has



Apparently Horses Can Grow Lush Mustaches Too, Who Knew?

You’ve probably seen photos of horses sporting luxurious staches and thought to yourself “that must be fake”, but it turns out that horses can indeed grow mustaches. From curly mustaches worthy of classic cartoon villains, to locks that reach way past their snout, horses can

Meet Xherdan, Unofficially the World’s Scariest-Looking Cat

We’ve featured our share of famous internet felines, from grumpy cats, to incredibly beautiful fur balls, but we never really posted about scary-looking felines. That ends today, with Xherdan, the scariest-looking sphinx you’ve ever seen. The phrase “a face only a mother could love” is

Creepy Alien-Like Scene Is Not At All What It Looks Like

Photos of what looks like an Alien scene featuring dozens of xenomorph eggs ready to burst have gone viral on Japanese social media, but there’s nothing alien about it. If you’ve ever seen Sigourney Weaver blasting xenomorph in any of the classic Alien movies, you



Sexy Anime Soap Bars Only Reveal Their Secrets If You Use Them

In a time when washing your hands as often as possible can literally make the difference between life an death, hiding sexy anime babes in bars of acrylic soap suddenly doesn’t seem kinky at all… If the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic isn’t enough to scare you

The Photo-Like Ballpoint Pen Portraits of Samia Al Homsi Dagher

Samia Al Homsi Dagher, a software engineer and illustrator from Lebanon, has made a name for herself by creating stunningly realistic ballpoint pen portraits. From celebrities to commission portraits of everyday people, this talented artist’s artworks are sometimes hard to tell apart from photographs. Born



The Exquisite Fondant Sculptures of China’s Sugar King

When it comes to fondant modelling, there are few food artists in the world who can even hold a candle to Zhou Yi, China’s famous “Sugar King”. His amazing sculptures are so incredibly detailed that even though they’re edible, they definitely qualify as ‘too good



This Company Specializes in Opulent Baby Furniture and Accessories

If you want to offer your baby the best things money can buy, starting with only the world’s most luxurious cribs, baby bottles and even pacifiers, you need to check out Spanish design company Suommo. There are plenty of companies that sell premium baby products,