Original article here. Who knew that Halloween used to be a time of divination for romance? LOVE TESTS OF HALLOWEEN tells of other forgotten customs.
Would you drive by the above and keep going thinking it was fake? A man beheaded his mother and kicked her head around before stepping in front of a train.
The Doomsday Flight was a 1966 TV movie written by Rod Serling. The plot involves "a disgruntled aerospace engineer" who phones in a threat warning that he's planted a barometric pressure bomb on an airliner set to explode when the plane descends below 4000 feet for landing.
The tour for squares. The tour for hipsters. Their home page.
"Will absorb all fatty tissues from any part of the body." I wonder if Dr. Bouchaud was related in any way to Dr.
A forgotten giant of the art world. Source: The Santa Cruz Sentinel - Apr 7, 1965.
You recall perhaps the full-size rubber mask of the mystery half-wit? Well, here he is again, as a hand-puppet, inexplicably consorting with legit Disney characters.
Naomi Kizhner's jewelry serves two purposes: 1) it's decorative; 2) it harvests energy from your body to charge your various electronic devices.
The economy that soda built.
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Sold by The Ideal Toy Corp: "Inflatable Vinylite headpieces for children, built in the shape of lions, elephants, horses, and roosters.
Plagues have always been with us. Here's an instance from 1905. What was this exotic mystery germ? The answer is here.
Artist Jesse England converted a typewriter to type in Comic Sans, "the most popularly despised font of modern times." He says that he hopes this will provoke thoughts about how we "create, consume, store (and fetishize) media." More info at his website.
Swiss retailer Migros has apologized for placing pictures of Hitler and Mussolini on some of the coffee creamers it sells, calling it an "inexcusable blunder" and promising that "in the future we’ll be sure to sharpen our controls." However, they haven't really explained why they decided to use the Hitler/Mussolini photos in the first place.
Name your poison! Bosco, Ovaltine, Borden's or Tootsie V-M?
Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has come up with a plan to use "patented ion technology" in order to create the world's largest smog vacuum cleaner.