• Top Weird Posts of 2013

    The 2013 weird news was filled with flesh-eating drugs, testicle-biting fish, sinkholes swallowing cars and buildings and people having intimate relations with inanimate objects in public. Here are the top Cult of Weird posts, weird news and...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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  • How to Taxidermy a Mouse

    If you are looking to embark on your first taxidermy adventure, you should not begin without Mouse: A Taxidermy Workshop Manual at your side. Taxidermist and workshop instructor Margot Magpie assembled this 70-page step-by-step photo tutorial to...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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  • Walter Potter’s Taxidermy Book for Christmas

    I found Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy under the Cult of Weird Christmas tree this year from Slasher Betty!

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • A Very Merry Cult Christmas

    Cult of Weird Christmas challenge: Put a Christmas hat, bow or ribbon on something odd and tag it #CultOfWeird on Instagram, Twitter or Tumblr!

    • Posted December 19, 2013
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  • The Porcelain Sculptures of Kate MacDowell

    Portland artist Kate Macdowell hand-sculpts these porcelain figures where humanity and nature collide to create intricate and beautiful new forms that have been dissected to expose the bizarre and intricate details, such as human skeletons inside animals...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • Snow in Egypt

    Egypt experienced its first in 112 years, leaving many people who had never seen snow in wonder and amazement on Friday, December 13th. While the photos circulating of the sphinx covered in snow are actually from a...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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  • These Creepy Vintage Santa Photos Will Give You Nightmares

    A collection of creepy vintage Santa photos sure to traumatize you for Christmas.

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • Giant Ant Hill Excavated

    A giant ant colony is pumped full of concrete, then excavated to reveal the complexity of its inner structure.

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Greetings from the Krampus

    Krampus is the terrifying horned companion of St Nicholas said to punish naughty children during the Yule season. While St. Nick brings gifts to deserving children on the eve of December 5th, this night is known as...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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  • Breast Ripper

    Similar to the Iron Spider, the Breast Ripper was an instrument of torture used for interrogation and punishment in Germany and France from 1599 until the nineteenth century. It would be heated up and used to slowly...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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  • Oddities from Crystal Curios

    It is always amazing to see what bizarre, unique and rare objects may be hiding in someone’s personal cabinet of curiosities. Here are some amazing pieces from the collection of Crystal Curios, the weirdest shop in Milton...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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  • The Bones of St. Nicholas

    Sorry folks, St. Nick is dead. And apparently his bones leak some kind of holy, healing oil.

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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