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A Wacky Bunch Hard At Work In The Kitchen During Mardi Gras

Would you still eat at a restaurant that had a kitchen staff like the madcap bunch in this picture? Well, if you were looking for a bite to eat during Mardi Gras in Munich, Germany around 1933 you might not have had much of a choice in the matter! Looking for more enjoyable pictures of people playing [...]

The Hat Cupcake

Early Friday morning, I predicted that Princess Beatrice’s hat would be the instant meme to arise from the royal wedding. Now it’s all over the place. You’ve really hit the heights of instant pop culture when you are enshrined in a cupcake. Wir Machen Cupcakes of Munich, Germany created this lovely tribute to Princess Beatrice’s [...]

Bandages That Change Color when a Wound Is Infected

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Research Institution in Munich, Germany, have placed pH sensitive dyes in bandages. These change color when they come into contact with fluids that indicate that a wound is infected: In creating the color control strip, the researchers had to ensure the dye remained chemically stable when bonded to the fibers of the [...]

An Apple A Day Calendar

As they say, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” With this calendar, you get an apple every day of the month and it helps you keep up with the days as well. The Serviceplan advertising agency of Munich, Germany created the apple calendar for AOK health insurance. Every month, fill it with 28, [...]