This whimsical, girly, and very informative book covers two of my favorite topics – vintage style and traditional English tea. Author Angel Adoree (yep that’s her name) owns and operates Vintage Patisserie in London where she hosts adult tea parties with a retro spin.Read the rest
Later this month, the Smithsonian Institution's new exhibition “Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume" will open at Seattle’s EMP Museum. A collaboration with the Lucas Museum and Lucasfilm, the exhibit includes Jedi robes, Princess Leia’s slave bikini, Chewbacca's pelt, and many other costumes and related art and ephemera. Read the rest
These lantern slides on silent movie theatre etiquette from the 1910s show that inconsiderate audience members have existed since the dawn of cinema. They're collected in Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture. Read the rest
For around $13 Wonder Bubbles is a great trick. With a simple sleight of hand you can change a soap bubble into a solid clear ball.
"Well, that's what you do with these straps -- you just go," says the young man who didn't pay attention to the Wooden Block Between Two Strings experiment in physics class.
The FleshLight is a masturbation device for men. In this video, we visit the FleshLight factory in Spain to meet Eufrat Mai, the woman whose vagina was molded to make the device.