"Lift the gloom of gray that darkens your face!" Source: The Raritan Township and Fords Beacon - Apr 10, 1936
I don't think the gal in the third video is wearing one....
We're now three weeks into Movember. So this seems like timely advice from the Washington Post - Apr 28, 1912.
Life moved at a slower pace in Meddybemps, Maine back in 1922. Probably still does. According to Wikipedia, the 2010 census listed Meddybemps as having a population of only 157.
More strange Barbie stuff. Included in footwear designer Jeffrey Campbell's summer 2013 collection are shoes that have clear, lucite heels filled with the heads of Barbie dolls.
Apparently, slightly more complicated strategy than merely saying, "Baby, you drive me crazy!" Original article here.
Labgrown penises coming soon! Maybe they will get around to less important things like, oh say, kidneys someday.
And now for a short musical interlude:
How refreshingly charming to find a young lady who is also a gearhead.
Strange Barbie dolls have been a recurring theme here at WU. We've seen scaled-up Barbie, makeup-free Barbie, non-human Barbie, Ancient Minoan culture illustrated with Barbie, Virgin Mary Barbie doll, etc.
I'm not sure if God sent a real elephant to get us to go to church, or if God Himself manifested as an elephant, or if the whole elephant thing is just a metaphor.
Nipper, cat owned by Dorothy Brinn, likes to eat his corn in comfort. His mistress fixed up this skewer and Nipper uses it for about two ears a day.
UK artist Mark Farid wants to spend 28 days wearing virtual reality goggles, and he wants all of us to pay for it.
Following up on my post last week about Dr. Willard Libby and his "nuclear detergent," here's Dr. Libby again, in 1961, promoting his "Poor Man's Fallout Shelter," which could also have been described as the "If you're stuck in this, you're screwed" shelter.
A self-styled medium, Ms Smith was not content to talk to distant or dead Earth people only, but also had a hotline to Mars.
On some islands in the sub-Antarctic fur seals have been observed having sex with penguins. That is how researchers describe it but it sounds more like rape, especially considering that in some cases the seal then eats the penguin.