Oddity Central

Oddity Central

Japanese Taxi Drivers Report ‘Ghost Passengers’ in Area Hit by 2011 Tsunami

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 02:29 AM PST

In a chilling turn of events, some taxi drivers in Japan are claiming to have picked up 'ghost passengers' in the aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the nation in March 2011. As many as seven of the 100 drivers interviewed by Yuka Kudo, a student of sociology at Tohoku, admitted to having encountered phantom fares.

This Photo of a Potato Sold for over $1 Million

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 01:57 AM PST

If you thought spending money on painted firewood logs was ridiculous, you're not going to be able to wrap your head around this: a man in Paris recently spent a whopping €1,000,000 (over $1 million) on a photograph of a potato, making it one of the top 20 most expensive photos ever sold!

Bionic Filmmaker Replaces One of His Eyeballs with a Small Camera

Posted: 26 Jan 2016 01:12 AM PST

Rob Spence, a Toronto-based filmmaker, is so dedicated to his craft that he's replaced one of his eyeballs with a camera-eye. Before you become too horrified, you should know that he hasn't taken out a real eyeball, just a fake one that he's had since he was a kid.

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