Humans Have Been Doing Weird Shit to Make Themselves Look Good for Some…

Considering that people used to wear mouse skin as fake eyebrows, bleed themselves to look paler and dye their teeth black to match their hair makes our time of wax strips, chemical peels and Skrillex hair seem a lot less strange. We're just contributing to the ageless human tradition of doing crazy-ass things to… » 3/30/12 4:30pm 3/30/12 4:30pm

The Televised Guide To Teen Girl Friendships

Breaking news: Teenage girls have complex friendships. I know this not because I'm a teenage girl (I'm a gay man, actually, which I guess can be sort of the same thing) but because television and film told me so. » 11/10/10 5:21pm 11/10/10 5:21pm


We've already established that Italian Vogue » 9/26/08 11:20am 9/26/08 11:20am is the one with all the good ideas. Recently, the mag asked acclaimed photographer Steven Meisel to "do something crazy." The : Total sensory overload. The shoot, called " Patterns," is just that: Layers and layers of patterns. Explosions of colors and shapes. The…

Max Factor's Iron Maidens

We just found this on Weirdomatic — a short piece from 1935 about a device invented by Max Factor to measure Hollywood actors' facial structure. Resembling something between a medieval torture instrument and Pinhead from Hellraiser, the gadget fits over the face and can detect slight flaws, even ones that "escape… » 7/30/07 3:30pm 7/30/07 3:30pm