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Racist 1920s Article Worried That ‘Savage’ Styles Were the Wave of the Future

Photo of unnamed Americans in 1923 (Library of Congress)When you comb through old newspaper articles looking for predictions for the future like I do you can start to become numb to the racism of the 19th and 20th centuries. But I just stumbled upon an article from 1927 that was pretty damn racist, even for the time. Read More >>

fashion
Show Your Disdain for Brexit With This Overpriced EU Flag Hoodie

Big fan of that whole 'European Union' thing, and utterly disgusted with the mere suggestion of Brexit? You're probably trying to hide from the reality of the current situation, and what better way to do it than spend £750 on hoodie proudly displaying the EU flag? Read More >>

space
Boeing Starliner Astronauts Are Going to Have the Most Space Punk Boots

Astronauts are golden retrievers of human beings. The rest of us have to live vicariously through their resplendent existences while we sit back and watch hours of cats reacting to fidget spinners. Now, Reebok has decided to make our astronaut envy even worse—it’s finally revealed the space boots for Boeing Starliner astronauts and goddamn are they fly. Read More >>

wtf
These White Socks Cost £70

Socks. White socks. £70. Look, even if it was reasonable for socks to cost £70 per pair, which it most certainly isn't, it would absolutely never be acceptable for anyone to wear a £70 pair of socks. Read More >>

business
How Many ‘Focus’ T-Shirts Does Pinterest President Tim Kendall Own?

Happy Monday, folks! How you feelin’, dude? Pumped up? Ready to show the world who’s boss? Got to be in it to win it, right? Carpe that motherf*cking diem! You hear that? That’s the sound of a winner. Winning. Read More >>

design
D&G Collaborates With Smeg On World’s Ugliest Kitchenware

Despite both individually making beautiful things (...depending on your taste), a collab between fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana and appliance brand Smeg has somehow birthed, well, this. Read More >>

google
Google Now Makes Jeans

Google has created a pair of fancypants designer jeans to match its 'Really Blue' Pixel handset. Read More >>

science
Guess Which Science Guy Owns ‘About 500’ Bow Ties

This week, a popular Knowledge Dude revealed that he possesses “about 500" bow ties, but can you guess which one? Read More >>

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I Am Lusting Over Sony’s New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch

Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that’s why we’re lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change its design, but is also thinner than a credit card. Read More >>

wtf
The Contactless Payment Scarf is a Thing You Don’t Need

Because it’s almost Christmas, a company has stuck contactless payment bits inside a scarf, pointed at it and deliberately mouthed the word “FUTURE”. Deep breaths. Read More >>

back to the drawing board
Norway’s Experimental Police Uniform Is Silly and Sort of Scary

A public backlash has emerged in Norway in response to a proposed police uniform that’s been compared to outfits worn by science fiction villains and totalitarian dictators. Read More >>

gadgets
Nike’s ‘Cheaper’ Self-Lacing Trainers Will Still Be Incredibly Expensive

Last we heard, the incredibly rare Nike Mags self-lacing trainers, which first appeared in Back to the Future II, were selling for over $200,000. So we were hopeful that the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes, which feature the same self-lacing technology, would be an affordable alternative. But unfortunately that’s not the case. Read More >>

wtf
World’s Worst Handbag Promises to Stop Women From Spending Money

Having a hard time keeping yourself from overspending? Good news, woman who can’t control her shopping impulses: this $5,000/£3,774 handbag can help. Read More >>

design
Pac-Man Bomber Jacket Will Remind People of All Those Ghost Battles You Fought

They might not be remembered in 75 years the same way the battles of World War II were, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be proud of all the times you fought those menacing ghosts while playing Pac-Man as a kid. Now, you can commemorate your valiant deeds with this on this bomber jacket from Blues Heroes. Read More >>

space
What Happens When Space and Fashion Collide

Over the past few months, five fashion schools have been working with the European Space Agency to find out what happens when space-age technologies and materials collide with couture design. The results, shown here, were unveiled at the London Science Museum yesterday. Read More >>