Most successful brands have instantly recognizable logos. However, early drafts of some of the most famous logos in the world apparently confused "recognition" with "bitter insanity."
#7. Apple Computers - 1976
Pretty much everyone is familiar with the logo for Apple Computers, because it permeates virtually every level of hipster culture.
We're amazed it doesn't have a beard.
Recently, David Beckham, the only soccer player you have ever heard of, announced that he would donate his entire salary to charity, which we assume was part of the bargain he made with Lucifer in exchange for self-chiseling abdominal muscles and Posh Spice's inflated boobs. As it turns out, Beckham isn't the only person to give away a fortune (regardless of motive).
#3. George Lucas
When bearded dollar sign George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012, Star Wars fans across the globe collectively seethed with rage, probably because they'd waded through 10 years of shitty prequels and cartoons to be rewarded with this picture:
Disney via Washington Post
"We were wrong, everybody. Star Wars COULD get more lame."
Despite the fact that we live in a culture where most of us carry telephones in our pockets that can access any piece of information ever recorded (and also make phone calls), there are still countless people around the world who depend on painfully outdated technology as part of their daily routine.
#4. AOL Dial-Up
As we've discussed before, the Brothers Grimm were a pair of child-hating lunatics. Here are a few more of their baffling tales, because you should never be short of ways to frighten and confuse children.
#5. "The Girl Without Hands"
A man accidentally trades his daughter to the devil for wealth, because that's apparently something you can do by mistake (maybe he checked the wrong box on the application). But the daughter fights back by washing her hands, enraging the devil, who prefers everything to be covered in fart dust.