Does anybody actually buy these things?
You can buy anything online! No, really — you can literally buy anything online.
You’ve probably come across your fair share of odd products and services while scouring online shopping sites like Amazon, eBay, or even Etsy. You can find a lot of weird stuff out there, but every once in a while, a real gem of a product or service pops out of nowhere, often even gaining a bit of viral traction from people who share it on social media or write about it on blogs.
What’s even more shocking is to find out that there’s actually a market for some of these things, and actual people are buying them. Yes, they’re spending their hard-earned money on some of the most unimaginable things, for the most mysterious reasons.
Wondering what some of these things might be? Have a look through the list below.
10. The Original Glitter Bomb
The Original Glitter Bomb was a joke site that went viral in early 2015. The original creator actually set it up, not really expecting to attract thousands of orders who wanted to ship anonymous boxes of glitter bombs to people they hate. Specifically designed to make glitter go everywhere after opening the box, your enemy is virtually guaranteed to have the stuff stuck in hard to clean places for weeks. The site was eventually sold off to someone who was able to maintain the business and fulfill all the orders.
9. The ‘No Phone’
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Are you addicted to your smartphone? The No Phone can help wean you off of your bad mobile habits. Called “the world’s first simulated smartphone,” it has absolutely no screen, no camera, no music and no phone component. It’s quite literally just a smartphone-shaped object with no digital functionality whatsoever that you can carry around with you. weird things,weird things,weird things