Weird, Wacky and Hilariously Random Things on the Internet
The internet's biggest pro and also its biggest con are that anyone can post online. Anyone. Needless to say, there are some users out there who are a tad more...unique than the rest of us. Here you'll find a collection of some of the weirdest and most delightfully random things on the internet. Prepare to discover everything from websites that make zero sense to products you won't believe you can actually buy.
This Guy's Barter Offer
Given that Craigslist is pretty much the Wild West of marketplaces, it's no surprise that some really odd offers have ended up on its forums. In 2013, however, a Baltimore man took the cake with this internet gem.
If you've yet to feast your eyes on this video, then prepare for the most hilariously random three minutes of your life. It's actually been around for a while and has been cracking up deliriously tired people for nearly a decade.
Do you ever get so mad that you just want to slap a guy with an eel? Now you can tap into a primal urge you had no idea you felt until just now. Simply cruise on over to eelslap.com the next time you're feeling angsty.
Just a Bunch of Bouncy Cats
Meet the 2019 People's Voice Webby Award winner for the weirdest website of the year. Cat Bounce is exactly what it sounds like. When you log on, you'll see a bunch of 2D cats raining from the top of your browser and bouncing as they hit the bottom of the screen.
Omg Laser Guns
Looking for a little mindless fun? Then head on over to omglasergunspewpewpew.com. There you'll be tasked with controlling your choice of a space squirrel or rabbit, both of whom are armed with laser guns they use to fire at random objects that float across the screen.
The one thing you've got to give internet users is that it doesn't take much to collectively amuse them. A few years ago, a Texas mom named Candace Payne was able to unexpectedly cash in on this fact.
You know those blow-up tube guys that are always waving in the wind in front of car lots? Well, now you can enjoy the fun of their mesmerizing wind dance any time from the comfort of your own desk. Just head on over to the questionably named website StaggeringBeauty.com.
This Free Bobcat Someone Tried to Rehome
Something seemed a little off to potential pet adopters when they came across this cat that a well-meaning citizen had brought into his home. Due to the fact that the cat was plump and well-fed, the guy who "rescued" him was sure he had been someone's pet before, even though the cat was super aggressive.
This Interactive Toilet Paper Roll
If you’re super bored (or a cat), then you're sure to love papertoilet.com, which consists of nothing but a virtual toilet paper roll. You can unroll it to your heart's content simply by clicking on the paper and giving it a good virtual tug. Why? Because. Toilet paper.
As weird as pointerpointer.com is, there's also something oddly captivating about it. Basically, whoever's behind it got a bunch of random photos of people pointing. When you log on to the site, you'll be directed to place your cursor anywhere on the screen you want.
The Wilhelm Scream
Although you may not know it, there's a scream you've probably heard hundreds of times before. Known as the Wilhelm scream, it even has its own website where you can call upon it for personal use any time.
Find Out If Robots Will Steal Your Job
Will your job still be done by humans in 20 years, or will you too be replaced by a robot? Now you can find out the horrible truth with this tool that was compiled with research from Oxford University and Deloitte.
Cicada Challenge 3301
Among the biggest internet mysteries of all time is something called the Cicada Challenge. It's a series of insanely hard puzzles that pop up online from time to time. They’re published by a shadowy entity known as the Cicada 3301 Organization.
This Pimple Popping Simulator
If you or someone you love has a hard time resisting the temptation to pop pimples every time they appear, you're in luck. The Pop It Pal has made it possible to enjoy the disgusting satisfaction of popping pimples any time without damaging your face.
The Zoom Quilt
If you ever watched Lamb Chop’s Play-Along as a kid, then you may remember the song that never ends. Now there's a zoom that never ends. Some internet wizard out there has come up with a website called Zoom Quilt.
The Lick'em Cat Scratcher
If you're looking to take your shameless cat-loving ways to a whole new level entirely, then yes, there's a section of the internet for you too. Now you can return your cat's scratchy little tongue kisses by appearing to lick him back.
A Dramatic Cry of Indignation
You know how each time someone's plot is foiled in a movie or TV show, they always seem to execute the perfect "noooo!" as they shake their fist at the heavens? Well, now you can too, thanks to nooooooooooooooo.com.
A Delightfully Anonymous Way to Ruin Anyone's Day
Have you ever wanted to do something truly terrible but ultimately harmless to someone? Sure you have. Now you actually can with complete anonymity. At shipyourenemiesglitter.com you'll find a variety of loathsome things you can have shipped straight to your enemy's door.
A Search Engine for Those Down Days
You know how Google has the little tab that says "I'm feeling lucky?" Well, sorry Google, but not every day is one of those days. Sometimes, we all have those moments when our luck seems to have run dry and we just want to revel in it.
These Human Skull-shaped Fire Logs
If you're looking to really freak out your neighbors, throw the creepiest bonfire ever. You can buy these horrifying human skull-shaped logs to load in your fire pit. Whether you're looking to up your Halloween party game or just keep neighborhood kids out of your yard for good, these should do the trick.
This Website That Never Loads
If patience has never been your strong suit, then get a little practice at a website called patience-is-a-virtue.org. Be forewarned, however, that the whole beauty of this website is that it never actually loads, despite its promises.
Join the Pay for Nothing Club
They say that you get what you pay for in this world, but how often have you been disappointed? Well, some genius decided to cash in on the idea of offering the one thing that money can buy that's exactly what it claims to be: nothing.
Turn Yourself Into a Dolphin
If you're looking for a gift for that one friend who has everything (and have $65,000 to blow), then the internet is once more here to save the day. At seabreacher.com you can get a seacraft that's painted to look like a shark, dolphin, whale or another marine animal of your choice.
Bread Stapled to Trees
Reddit is a place where you can find your people, no matter how weird, random or out-there you may happen to be. Take, for instance, the group of folks who have a community completely dedicated to photos of bread they've stapled to trees.
An Insanely Creepy Dog Mask
In the annals of creepiness, this dog mask has to be near the top of the list. Who invented it and what their intentions were are things we're not even sure we want to know. Regardless, the mask is the stuff that nightmares are made of.
A Possum Massage Tutorial
If you've recently adopted a possum for whatever reason and are looking to make sure it stays nice and relaxed, then look no further than this YouTube video. In it, a woman demonstrates (in a surprisingly legitimate-looking way) how exactly one would go about massaging a possum.
If you grew up in the 1980s, then you may remember He-Man. Before there were a million Marvel and DC characters all over our screens, He-Man and his sister She-Ra kept the world safe from the forces of evil.
This Booty-shaped Pillow
If you like big butts but were never able to lie, then now your troubles are over. Someone out there has come up with a butt-shaped pillow that you can actually lie on. Whether this is something that caters to a fetish or more of a joke, we can't be sure.
The Million Dollar Homepage
Every now and then someone on the internet has an idea so crazy, you just can't believe it actually worked out. Such was the story behind the Million Dollar Home Page. Back in 2005, a guy named Alex Tew was trying to raise money for college so he made a webpage with a million pixels arranged in a 1000x1000 pixel grid.
A Variety of Fiverr Offers
If you're looking for someone to do a freelance gig for you, then look no further than the website Fiverr. Here, you can browse through hundreds of freelancers who’ll do anything, from designing you a logo to recording you a voiceover.