18 Services Around The World That Are Bizarre & Unsual. I Can't Believe #4 Really Exists
by N/A, 10 years ago | 1 min read| 1286
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it...right?
1. Ashes to Portraits
Virginia's Cremation Solutions offers families the option of having their loved ones remembered in a portrait made from their ashes, starting at only $127.
2. The Las Vegas Hangover Bus
Board this bus and you'll have your options of IV-hydration, anti-nausea meds, and anti-inflammatory medications to help you deal with yesterday's drinking.
3. Grandmas for Hire
This Australia-based company has a wide variety of grandmothers, anytime you need them!
4. Last Meal Delivery
Located in Toronto, Canada, this company delivers people the last meal requested by inmates on Death Row. As an added bonus, you'll receive a DVD and paper mask of the prisoner whose last meal you're eating.
5. Chicken Trial Rentals
This Australia-based company called "Rentachook" helps ease buyers remorse, but showing you what it will really be like owning/raising/farming chickens. If you return it, you've simply rented it. If you keep it, you've bought it!
6. Rent A Significant Other in China
This company helps with those conversations that involve family and friends asking you why you aren't dating.
7. Bicycle Taxidermy
This UK founder describes his services as, "The loving and lasting solution for your mechanical bereavement.â€
8. Anonymous Nose Hair Notification
This service originated in Japan, but has spread worldwide. Chololi allows you to put in a recipients contact info and they're notify them that it's time to trim that unsightly nose hair.
9. Goldfish Leasing
The Happy Guest Hotel Lodge in Cheshire, UK lets you rent a goldfish for your room so that you aren't so lonely while traveling away from home.
10. Japanese Apology Services
Multiple companies in Japan offer apologies on your behalf. They range from email/over the phone apologies to face-to-face apologies that could cost you up to $240.
11. Snake Massage
Ida Barak is an Israeli spa-owner that helps her clients reduce joint pain and relax by covering their bodies with snakes.
12. The Hourly Nudist
The Natural Cleaning Company of South Africa sends a naked person to do an array of tasks. Believe it or not, sex is not included!
13. Japanese Ear Cleaning Parlors
Many Japanese men flock to these services, as they are reminiscent of childhood cleanings done by their mother.
14. The Vending of "Official Irish Dirt"
This is used by Irish immigrants around the world for weddings, hosuewarmings,
15. Pet Poop-Scooping
For those individuals who don't want to pick up their own pet's poop, you can now pay a professional to do so.
16. Your Own Personal Stalkerazzi
This company provides you with an anonymous stranger who follows you around taking candid photos of your daily activities.
17. Rent A Little Person
These services are often sought out by party hosts looking for something "different." The services even include the bizarre act of "Dwarf Tossing."
18. Hakali Cactus Massage
These services are available at resorts around Mexico. I'm not so sure if this would be the most relaxing, though!
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