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4th Amendment Underwear

Core77’s Design for Social Impact contest winner created underwear specifically for going through TSA security. For covering up your private parts during an X-ray, the set includes bras and boxers with the fourth amendment on them printed in metallic ink. Link -via Core77

What’s Soderbergh Watching?

Public radio show Studio 360 recently spoke to Steven Soderbergh about what he reads, watches, paints, and directs. The result is this PDF showing what he did in 2010 and 2011 through late March. It’s an impressive list, including some odd moments like the period from May 22 to June 1 2010, during which he [...]

The Number of the Day: 67

The Social Security Administration started tracking baby names in 1880. For the first 67 years, Mary was the most popular female baby name in the United States. Linda finally surpassed her in 1947. Related Fact: For the first 44 years, John was the most popular name for male newborns. The streak was broken in 1924, when [...]

8 Not-So-Famous Firsts

Ever wondered who received the first Social Security Card? Who was involved in the first wet T-shirt contest? Today’s your lucky day. 1. The First Hamburger Chain McDonald’s, Burger King and that girl with the braids are better known, but they were all latecomers to the game. Walter Anderson and Billy Ingram partnered up to employ Henry [...]