This strange image is just one of Black & White Photos That Cannot Be Explained"(naw, this ones easy. The kid is painting a face on the older gentleman, who has male pattered balding. His head is tilted toward the camera is all. Not so odd.
I really like this design. They did a really good job at making it look sleek and professional. Everything flows nicely together, and since the buttons/tabs don't have a stroke on them they help the design come together.