What we consider “erotic” has changed drastically since the turn of the century. In the late-1800s/early-1900s, all it took was some cleavage and a book to make people blush. If only it was still that easy! Reading is still sexy, but unfortunately, not remotely pornographic. Click through to see what was risque back in the day. [izismile]
Not that I’m looking for a career change; my job is freaking awesome, and trust me, I know it. But there are some jobs that sound too incredibly amazing to be true.
Can you imagine getting paid (not sure how much) to jump on the bed? That’s what Reuben Reynoso does. He’s a professional mattress jumper at a handmade mattress factory. Rueben’s job is literally to jump on three mattresses a day and compress them so they are just right for human use.
“It’s work … It’s not for everybody. There is a right way and a wrong way to do it … This is not a game … not to me,” he says. Even though Rueben reports that the job is only fun if you don’t have to do it, it sounds like a goddamn blast to me. Sign me up. [SF Gate]
Keep on clicking for some more dream jobs that will inspire jealousy in you. And maybe even make you consider a career change.
The Salon Du Chocolat is a Parisian dream world — a five day chocolate festival in Paris, featuring a global smorgasbord of the world’s best chocolatiers. There’s basically chocolate everywhere, and the event is kicked off with a chocolate fashion show. Yes, that’s right: a chocolate fashion show, chock full of sartorial designs created mostly from the dark sugary treat. This is the Salon’s 18th year, and it seems that the chocolatiers have really, truly outdone themselves. Check out the fashion show above!
A good surplus or leather jacket is great in its own right, but the latest crop of outerwear this season is putting an unexpected twist on our old autumn standbys with mixed-media touches, like leather sleeves on a classic army jacket or twill topper. The result is a little ― okay, a lot ― cooler than the original, infusing any fall outfit, whether it’s a frilly dress or a pair of jeans, with a tough, downtown vibe. Pick up one of these 10 pieces and hit the street, but be prepared to hear “where’d you get that?” at least twice today.
Click on to see readers dressed as Day of the Dead skulls, zombies, murderers, pirate wenches, and even a “naked” Eve of Eden. Oh my.
Yeah, yeah, I thought we were done with them too. But no! Even though Halloween was basically postponed in our neck of the woods, celebs in Hollywood and beyond kept on celebrating well into the night on October 31. Let’s see whether their costumes impressed….