World’s Most Bizarre Barcodes

June 23, 2014
Barcodes. QR codes. This is a technology with many permutations and practitioners. Take a look at some of the more bizarre iterations.

Barcodes and QRs.  You can pay for your coffee at Starbucks with a QR, pay for your commute via QR, discover the burial place of your ancestor...

We have curated a selection of what we felt were bizarre barcodes, and we want YOU to write captions for them.  We'll put them in here, get votes, and announce the winner.

While we're on the topic of barcodes, check out Tom's latest blog post regarding cargo scanning, enjoy our related curated video gallery, "The Artistic Beauty and Political Ugliness of Scanning—Caught on Video," and our featured barcode infographic.

And don't forget to send in your captions!  [email protected]