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I Saw You Walking In The Rain

Is there anything better than going to Japan and then seeing Totoro with an umbrella waiting for a bus? Now that’s simply magical. I sure wish he was my neighbor. Link Via io9

Slow Loris with Umbrella

(YouTube link) Possibly in Russia, where possession of the animal is legal, a slow loris proudly but slowly clutches his tiny umbrella. Say it with me now: aaaawww! -via Daily Picks and Flicks

Umbrella Possibilities

No doubt, the umbrella has evolved over time into a successful, functional personal accessory that works well in keeping rain off. In a driving rain accompanied by a powerful wind, an umbrella may turn inside out, or fail to keep one’s dress or pants dry. But it generally works well, and the latest compact designs [...]

10 Epic Halloween Costumes

This article was originally posted in October 2007. The use of the word “epic” in the title could mean any of its uses, possibly “awesome,” could be “larger than life,” or it could mean “it’s a long story” as it pertains to these Halloween costumes. Chris Miller made his own Bender costume. The eyes moved by a [...]

10 Strange and Wonderful Umbrellas

Umbrellas are utilitarian objects that most of us have -unless we don’t. A wise woman once said you need three umbrellas: one to forget at home, one to leave on the train, one to leave at the restaurant. If you are the kind of person who can keep up with an umbrella, you should treat [...]