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The Wizard of Oz Dress Sold at Auction for $480,000

If you’d love to get your hands on Judy Garland’s blue and white gingham dress from The Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like an auction house: the iconic [...]

More Adorable Geek Pin Up Dresses

If you like this style of dress, then you’ll certainly like Lameasaurus’ Etsy store that’s filled with tons of similar dresses all with geek themes, like Doctor Who, Doctor Horrible, My Little Pony and classic Disney films. Link Via Fashionably Geek

Mirror, Mirror OFF the Wall: Woman Went Mirror-Free for 1 Year

When she was shopping for a wedding gown, bride-to-be Kjerstin Gruys realized how she was stressed over her body image. So the 29-year-old PhD student in sociology decided to embark on an experiment of [...]

The Missing Links: The Anthropology of Comedy

It’s Casual Dress Friday It’s Friday, so you may be at your office right now wearing jeans. If so, your office is one of many with a relaxed end-of-week dress code. If you’re lucky enough to be dressed down today, you owe it to yourself to know the history of business casual. * Does Obamacare Cover Robots [...]

What The Girls In The World of TRON Wear to Prom

Flickr user Karen Green spotted this great cosplay dress at Comic Con 2011 and appropriately titled it “like a TRON prom dress.” I don’t know about you guys, but I’d love to see someone actually wearing this dress to their prom. Maybe one of our younger readers could take a little inspiration for their prom -you [...]

Dress Made Out of 50,000 Gummy Bears

For its debut, Twelv Magazine commissioned this Alexander McQueen-inspired dress made out of 50,000 gummy bears: To build the design, stylists Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi twisted steel wire into the shape of a dress and covered it with vinyl. [...]

11 Household Items Made Into Prom Dresses

Industrious ladies have always taken to designing and creating their own prom dresses, but generally that just means sewing a few pieces of fabric together. For the truly crafty and clever, though, the materials for a one-of-a-kind dress can be found around the house. 1. Duct Tape The most common oddball material for prom dresses and tuxes [...]

Prom: The Ever Escalating Cost of the Social Arms Race

If you’ve got a teen who’s been bugging you about going to prom, then you probably already know this: prom is much more expensive nowadays than when you went oh so many years ago. USA Today business reporter Hadley Malcolm (left, above), [...]

Strategic Homelessness

A law student at Yeshiva University in New York City who goes by the pseudonym “David” weighed his options carefully. If he timed his use of university and gym facilities just right, could he go through a semester without actually living anywhere? That is, could he be effectively homeless without misery? David decided to try [...]

Fake Pregnant Bellies Selling in China

Well, of course! Who would go outside without one? Artificial replicas of pregnant women’s abdomens, made of silica gel, have become hot sellers on the online shopping market, the China News.com reported on Monday. Looking like the belly of a genuine pregnant woman, the imitations have variously been described as having “flesh color” and “human skin [...]