Amazon has a weird product section and these are the best finds

Pickle Cotton Candy, Emotional Support Fries, Squirrel Finger Puppet

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Did you know there’s a whole section on Amazon featuring weird and wacky products? These virtual shelves are stocked with items that will make you scratch your head and wonder, “Who on Earth thought of this?”

From the bizarre to the downright baffling, we’ve scoured the digital aisles to bring you a collection of the wildest and most wonderfully odd products available for purchase. Read on to behold some of Amazon’s quirkiest wonders.

1. Shakespearean Insult Bandages

Shakespearean Insult Bandages

$7 at Amazon

Cheer yourself up after sustaining a boo-boo with these hilarious olde English insults from the era of the famous bard. The tin includes 15 bandages, each with a different insult from one of Shakespeare’s plays. You’ll find the name of the play underneath the insult, so if you’re playing nurse, you can even quiz the injured party before you bandage them up!

2. ZipString

Zipstring

$25 at Amazon

This ingenious toy is fun for all ages and transforms a simple loop of string into a dancing, floating optical illusion that’s almost as cool as watching fireworks. By tapping the string or moving your hand in a particular way, you can lasso and make different shapes.

The Zipstring is prone to tangling, but it’s easily unraveled. It comes with three different colors of strings and a charging cable — and it can even teach you about scientific concepts like gravity, lift, tension and drag.

3. Snail Spa Headband

Palm and Snail Spa Hair Bands

$6 at Amazon

Why use a boring headband to contain your locks while you cleanse, tone, moisturize or treat your skin, when you can use a snail headband? Choose from a range of colors to unlock your inner mollusk and brighten up your skincare routine with a touch of whimsy and humor. The stretchy band is made with soft fleece for ultimate comfort.

4. Squirrel Finger Puppet Set

Squirrel Finger Puppet Set

$6 at Amazon

We warned you this was a weird collection! Pick up this squirrel finger puppet set to transform your hand into an adorable mini mammal and delight your friends and family. Use them to add a novel element to imaginative storytelling or to entertain children. The five-piece set includes four clawed hands/feet and a cute little head, all in a comfortable and durable material.

5. Emotional Support Fries

Emotional Support Fries

$15 at Amazon

Life can be tough, and there’s nothing more comforting than a portion of hot, salty fries to help us get through rough times. Why not take your favorite snack and make it plush? These cute french fries have friendly faces with different expressions and even sunglasses. Whether used as a novel desk accessory or a cozy cuddle companion, these fries are sure to bring a smile and a sense of comfort whenever needed.

6. Tortilla Blanket Throw

Burrito Tortilla Blanket

$13 at Amazon

Cozy up inside a burrito with this weirdly wonderful blanket. Whether you use it in bed or share a swaddled laugh during movie nights, the Tortilla Blanket Throw is both practical and amusing. If tortillas are not your taste, try one of the other food-related blanket designs including a burger, pizza, avocado or a donut.

 7. Bread-Shaped Plush Pillow

Bread Shape Plush Pillow

$29 at Amazon

Along with snack-shaped blankets, you can also purchase a bread-shaped pillow to complete your good- enough-to-eat yummy bedding. It comes vacuum-packed, so you’ll need to wait a little for it to rise just like a real loaf of bread! The realistic design looks great in photos and brings a whimsical touch to any room.

8. Lobster Slippers

Lobster Slippers

$13.99 to $19.99 at Amazon

Choose these fabulously silly slippers that have a detailed lobster design for a playful addition to your cozy loungewear. Step into these crustacean-themed slippers available in three different colors to really make a statement. Or, opt for one of the other fun designs like a shark or a fish.

9. Taco vs. Burrito Family Board Game

 Taco vs Burrito Family Board Game

$20 at Amazon

This fast-paced card game is so much fun and involves players filling their burrito or taco with a selection of unusual ingredients including fresh brains, chocolate-covered shrimp and slimy liver among many other strange combinations.

Designed for all ages, it combines strategy and humor as players create their own hilarious meal combinations. With a perfect blend of friendly competition and laughter, this game is delightfully offbeat and the perfect choice for your next game night.

 10. Pickle-Flavored Cotton Candy

Pickle Gourmet Flavored Cotton Candy

$7 at Amazon

If your usual dessert choices don’t include pickles, you could be doing it all wrong! This pickle-flavored cotton candy not only boasts a bright and vibrant green hue, but also combines the sweetness of cotton candy with the surprising tang of pickle flavor.

Bring it along to movie night or family gatherings and challenge your family and friends to try a new sweet and savory taste. This company also makes the usual sweet flavors as well as other unusual options like spicy jalapeño.

 11. Shocktato Party Game

Lightning Reaction Shocktato Party Game

$35 at Amazon

Add a novel touch to the traditional hot potato game by introducing an electrifying twist. Players pass the Shocktato potato around, hoping to avoid being shocked by its unpredictable zaps. With its combination of suspense and laughter, this game is perfect for teens and parties, providing unforgettable moments and plenty of giggles.

12. Wacky Sweatpants

Mens Cool Joggers Pants

$10 at Amazon

Make a statement with your sweatpants by choosing a quirky and bizarre design. Maybe you’ll go for the cat riding a shark through space, a sloth on a dinosaur, cat tacos or keep it classic with pepperoni pizza! These pants are conversation starters and speak volumes about the wearer’s eccentric tastes.

13. Barbarian Knit Beard Hat

Creative Barbarian Knit Beard Hat

$20 at Amazon

Stay warm and in disguise with these knitted hats that also feature a full beard. The beard is detachable and made of soft, high-quality materials. Perfect for adding a touch of playfulness to your winter wardrobe, it provides warmth and a unique, characterful style.

14. Fried Onion Ring Earrings

Fried Onion Ring Earrings

$13 at Amazon

These fun and quirky earrings look like real onion rings and even feature a dab of tomato ketchup from dipping. They make for a peculiar gift for your fast-food-loving friend and would be perfect for those who appreciate unconventional fashion. Choose these earrings for a tasty twist on traditional accessories.

15. Holding Hands Socks

Holding Hands Socks

$6 at Amazon

These socks come alive with a cute pair of eyes and hands as well as a set of magnets that keep them stuck together. They are a charming and heartwarming gift that creates a chain — keeping you and your loved one connected by those curious little sock characters as they lovingly hold hands. Just slide up close to someone else wearing the same style, and before long you’ll be connected.

16. Toast Crossbody Bag

Toast Shoulder Bag

$9 at Amazon

To continue the food theme in our selection of weirdly wonderful products, pick up these adorable and unusual bags which are designed to look like a perfect piece of toast with a melting pat of butter right in the center. You can also opt for the second design which adds a fried egg and some bacon strips to the mix. The gold chain allows you to wear it crossbody or over your shoulder.

17. Tooth-Shaped Plant Holder

Tooth Shaped Succulent Pots

$7 at Amazon

This dental-inspired plant holder is a whimsical and creative way to display your favorite green companions. Crafted with a toothy twist, this unique plant holder adds a touch of quirky charm to your home decor. Perfect for those with a sense of humor and a love for plants, this holder is sure to make a statement in any room. It doesn’t have a drainage hole, so it’s best suited to hydroponic plants or succulents that are in their own pot, so you can remove for watering.

Take your pick from these weird products and embrace all the oddities, relish the peculiar and revel in the fact that somewhere out there, someone thought, “Yes, the world needs this!”

About the Author
Fiona Tapp

Fiona Tapp is a British award-winning writer and former teacher living in Canada. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Popular Science, Parents, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, and many more. In addition to travel, parenting, and education stories, she loves writing product reviews and gift guides which she produced for CNN Underscored for two years as well as for The Spruce, Reader's Digest, Forbes, and Brit + Co. More.


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