Novel idea: if, for any reason or due to any twist of fate, one stumbles across a container labeled “Pandora’s box,” refrain from opening it. We all know what happened last time, right? There shouldn’t have to be a next time for something that, as legend goes, is responsible for giving us all of the world’s ills. Jason Airey, 37, fell unconscious and later died after opening — yeah, you guessed it — just that container. Keep reading »
Is it just me, or does the concept of an owl cafe not quite possess the same appeal as their predecessor, cat cafes? A bird of prey is not exactly my ideal coffee ‘n’ crumb cake companion … but as Japan would have it, “fukurou” cafes offering owl-themed food and drink are all the rage, with certain establishments even permitting patrons to pet the owls in residence. I’m interested in hearing what Amelia has to say about this. The owls are not what they seem. [Worst. Nightmare. No. That is all. -- Amelia] [via Refinery29] [Photo: Lonely Planet]
Wonderful Pistachios have really stepped up their ad game in what seems like an exorbitantly expensive way. I mean, they’ve landed Snoop Dogg, Homer and Bart Simpson, Psy at the height of his awful-moment-in-pop-culture fame, even the Prancercise lady … I had no idea there was so much money in pistachios. This latest video star also couldn’t have come cheap, but how they got Dennis Rodman is just not one of the questions I have about this clip. No, there are so many more, like why they thought it would be a good idea to feature a green-haired Rodman being obliterated via red button by a doppelgänger for his close pal Kim Jong Un. So many questions, and not one of them is whether or not I’d like to go buy Wonderful Pistachios right now.
Venezuelans now need to worry about their hair.
Women in the city of Maracaibo in Venezuela should be careful when wearing their hair down. According to local news sources, a group known as “piranhas” are now stealing women’s hair — and they prefer it straight.
The robbers will hold women at gunpoint in malls and tell them to tie their hair into a ponytail so that they can then cut it off and sell it to beauty salons as hair extensions, according to Venezuelan digital newspaper Informe 21. Read more at Huffington Post…
Love makes us do some pretty crazy things. And sometimes, we feel the need to prove it to the entire world. And no, we don’t mean getting a tattoo of your partner’s name on your leg or proposing on the big screen at the Yankee game. We mean renewing your marriage vows 101 times or making out for 58 hours.
Who would go to such extremes you ask? Meet the Guinness World Record-holders in all-things love. They gave up sleep, food and even going to the bathroom alone, all in the name of loving longer than anyone else. Read more on Your Tango…
Two Carolina men faced jail time the past week after allegedly assaulting their girlfriends with pizza in separate cases.
Cody Sebastian Parsons, 25, was charged with assault on a female Sunday evening after North Carolina police responded to a domestic disturbance call, WFMY reported.
According to a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun, police say Parsons became upset after slipping on a wet floor and began to curse at his girlfriend while pelting her with pizza.
In an unrelated incident on Wednesday, a different South Carolina man was charged with criminal domestic violence after police say he assaulted his girlfriend with pizza. Read more on Huffington Post…
I said it couldn’t be done. I was wrong. Here, my friends, is a cat in pantyhose, just chilling with his control top like it’s no big deal. [TruTV]
When we talk about the hair at fashion shows, we generally mean the hair on the models, not the hair on the clothes. Charlie Le Mindu certainly didn’t have convention in mind when he presented Metal Queen, his “haute coiffeur” collection, on the runway in Paris during Couture Week. “I wanted to do a collection that was inspired by the women who scare me and have a lot of charisma. So that’s why the models look like kind of sexy monsters — I want them to scare men,” said Le Mindu of his line, which features, yes, human hair (culled from extensions, no scalping necessary) protruding from the designs in every which way. Sure, why not? I mean, don’t you ever wake up in the morning and say to yourself, What I really need in my wardrobe is more human hair? [WWD]
Are you in search of the perfect clothes to emphasize your man’s “very sexy bod” this holiday season? Would you like for them to have cutouts in the shoulder area and perhaps a hand or two around the crotch? Does your guy maybe, just maybe, need a $250 bandeau bra with LED lights on the nipples? If you answered yes to all of these questions, and I know you did, look no further than Yoko Ono’s limited edition “Fashions For Men” collection, now available at Opening Ceremony. The 18-piece line is based on a book of sketches the artist gifted to John Lennon on their wedding day, which she was inspired to create “with love for his hot bod” because her man was “looking so great.”
So if your man’s bod has been looking very sexy lately, you should absolutely, no question, purchase him a pair of $250 Cutout Trousers, complete with a circular sheer mesh panel in the butt area. If you’re trying to stay on the more frugal side of things this Christmas or Hanukah, we think the $75 Butt Hoodie will suffice. Either way, your guy is bound to love whatever you choose from this can’t-be-missed collection. You can both be sure that it will emphasize his hot bod beautifully. [Opening Ceremony via The Cut]
Karl Lagerfeld vs. Martha Stewart: who is the stranger pet owner? It’s a tough call. On one hand, we have Karl, whose Siamese cat (Choupette!) inspired a Chanel couture collection and has two personal maids who keep a diary on her behalf. On the other, we have Martha, who named her kittens Emperor Ch’in (after the Chinese ruler) and Kublai Khan (after the heir to the Mongolian empire), and also owns a Chow Chow named Ghenghis Khan. Oh, wait! Martha definitely wins, and here’s why:
“As with all my new pets, I gently bit each kitten on the face. This is how I let my animals know that I am now their mother.”
There you go. [The Martha Blog via Dlisted]