It’s hard to find an iPod dock that does everything you want it to do and provides quality sound. Thankfully, the Edifier On-the-Go System allows users to flit effortlessly between an FM radio and an iPod doc, and provides super speaker sound. You can take it with you, or simply let it sit pretty on your shelf!
How meta! Urban Outfitters sells these coy little “Embarrassing Photo Protective Sunglasses” so that you won’t have to be spotted in photos–presumably with your other too-cool-for-school-Urban-Outfitters-sporting friends. Whoa! It’s like the universe is folding in on itself! [$12, Urban Outfitters]
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Now that the Royal Wedding of the Millennium is over, experts are analyzing every little piece of information about the big event. Like the news that Kate Middleton‘s hair dressers practiced her big day ‘do with a $10 tiara purchased at a friggin’ Claire’s Accessories. Oh hellz no, the plastic crown didn’t touch Kate’s locks–it was tested on the head of an assistant, in a dark back room, with the windows taped over, to ensure that absolutely no one would see the hair work in action before the big day. Apparently it all paid off — Middleton’s hairdresser, James Pryce, won big props for keeping Kate’s long and loose. But the look was slightly more complex than it appeared. The real tiara — loaned to Kate by the Queen — was actually stitched into a braid in Kate’s hair. Ingenious! [Telegraph UK] Keep reading »
What’s in a swimsuit? Well, if it’s got an image of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi on it, apparently a lot. Hindus are outraged after Australian designer Lisa Blue trotted a suit with an image of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of love and abundance, down the runway in her recent spring 2011 show during Australian Fashion Week. In response to the suit, members of right-wing Hindi group Shiv Sena burned the Australian flag, believing that it is inappropriate to use Hindu deities or concepts for commercial usage. Lisa Blue has already vowed that the suit will never be made for sale. Keep reading »
Ever leave the office and then realize, Oh dang! I forgot to send out that last, very important TPS report!? Now there’s a bra that’ll help you get the job done! This handy — and not at all uncomfortable — Keyboard Bra allows you to type and show off your, uh, assets to the company bigwigs, all without missing a crucial email, file or memo ever again! [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »