For the last two weeks we’ve been trying to wrap our heads around the many things we didn’t get about Patricia Krentcil (aka Tanning Mom). In the process, we’ve grown a wee bit fond of her. Amelia and I were talking today, and while we still don’t understand exactly how she achieved her mysterious shade of tan, there are a few things about tanning mom that can understand. For starters, everyone does feel better when they have a tan. You can’t argue with that. More after the jump. Keep reading »
So apparently all it takes to create a banana peel trucker hat is a few simple knife cuts and some careful sticker placement. Now I just have to make some apple skin cargo shorts and orange peel aviators and my whole fruit basket will be ready for spring break in Cancun! [Neatorama]
To say Tao Porchon-Lynch is an extraordinary yoga teacher isn’t a stretch, considering she has fans all over the world. But what makes her truly amazing is the fact that she can support her whole body on her hands — even though she’s 93.Now she has another accolade to add to her list: Guinness World Records has just declared her the world’s oldest yoga teacher.
Porchon-Lynch started practicing yoga when she was eight after seeing some boys doing the exercises on the beach of her hometown of Pondicherry, a French colony in India on the Bay of Bengal. Read more …
I normally hate sports, but competitive toe wrestling is the kind I could get into. It may be the only sport that requires a pedicure. At the World Toe Wrestling championship in the UK, competitors interlock toes and foot it out for the best of three. It’s similar to arm wrestling, but with feet. I would be too scared of catching some kind of foot fungus to actually engage in such an activity but I would really like to have a competitive toe wrestling name like Nasty Nash or Paul Preditoe. Mine would be Ami Angeltoe. [Buzzfeed]
You thought you had a bad prom? These Wisconsin teens lined up on a pier to take those awkward pre-prom photos. Then they heard a cracking sound … and the pier gave way, dumping everyone in the lake. I bet all the parents who paid for $300 prom dresses, hair and nail appointments were pissed.
More pics at the link. I won’t pretend I didn’t laugh. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »