A floating Ferrari F50-replica made of wood? Yes, you’ll find that and more in this strange list. Which ones are your favorites?

Ferrari F50

Created by Livio De Marchi, this “full size Ferrari F50 floats on water, enabling him to drive around the many canals in his home town of Venice, much to the delight of tourists and locals.”

Olympus’ Wooden Camera

Olympus unveiled a “prototype three-dimensional camera made of Japanese evergreen wood at Photokina 2006.” No word yet on if this camera will go into production.

The camera is made by three dimensional compression of the wood using latest technology. Japanese cypress wood was compressed for the model. The hardness of the compressed wood exceeds that of plastic. The camera uses microscope lens


USB Wood Sticks

It may look like a wooden stick, but Guido Ooms latest creation is actually a portable USB 2.0 storage device that comes in 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, and 1GB capacities. Each one is handmade and needs to be special ordered. [Source]

Tanomi Wooden Keyboard

It functions and looks like a normal keyboard, but the exterior is made entirely out of wood. Here’s the strange part, it costs a whopping $2500!

…everybody’s had the desire to type with their fingers lingering over smooth, cool wood, but almost every version I’ve ever seen made ends up looking both goofy and uncomfortable. This keyboard does not have that problem


Solar Powered Wooden Copter

Priced at $32, this wooden helicopter “has a solar cell located on the top of the rotors that will cause the blades to spin when the toy is placed in a sunny spot”. Unfortunately, that’s about all it does. More information here.

For those whose lives are cluttered with obligations, appointments and confusion, maybe it’s time to simplify with this wooden helicopter that pretty much sits there and does almost nothing

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