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If you love vintage fashions and the most famous sci fi movie of all time, then you’ll certainly appreciate this sexy geek pin up girl dress. Etsy seller BongaChopShop has similar styles featuring Gremlin fabric, She Ra, Popeye and more! Link Via Fashionably Geek

Photoshop Before Computers Existed

You may be familiar with vintage LOL cats that actually required posing animals in human clothing and props, but you might not know just how ancient faked photographs are. Unlike today’s hoaxes, which are often perpetrated solely for the sake of tricking gullible internet users, these early methods of trickery often involved making “tall tale [...]

Instagraham Crackers

For the vintage taste, try Bakerella’s Instagraham cookies. They’re scratch-made graham crackers decorated with the Instagram logo. You can find her recipe at the link. Link -via Tasteologie

Vintage Bus Tickets

A Vintage Flavor has a dozen bus tickets from Milwaukee in the 1930s. Imagine riding the bus all week for just a dollar! In those days, it was cost-effective to redesign the passes every week to discourage re-use or counterfeiting. Or maybe they just liked them to look nice! Link -via Metafilter

DIY Vintage Camera Nightlight

We showed you the night lights that Jason Hull (jayfish) makes out of vintage cameras. He has since opened an Etsy store, although the inventory is a little thin so far. But you can make your own! Hull has also posted the process for converting old flash cameras into night lights at Instructables. Link

Avoiding Traffic Jams

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Avoiding Traffic Jams … in Russia (highly dangerous and illegal, of course). See another method in this video. Link Today’s pictures & links: Getting some adrenaline in Switzerland: (image via) ———— Interesting Concepts for Duesenberg by Virgil Exner, circa 1964 These renderings were done by Ross Cousins, best known for Cadillac brochure and print advertising: (images via) Second image [...]

Nightlights

Jason Hull finds vintage flash cameras at garage sales and flea markets and converts them into night lights! He removes parts that don’t show in order to make them lightweight and then adds a plug-in and different types of lights. Hull is considering opening an Etsy shop when he has enough lights made. Link (Image credit: [...]

1920s Subway Train Running in NYC to Promote Boardwalk Empire

To promote their Prohibition Era show Boardwalk Empire, HBO has brought some vintage trains back to select subway routes in NYC. If you’re in the Big Apple in the month of September and find yourself in need of a ride, try to check out the express 2/3 track in Manhattan from 12 to 6 p.m. [...]

A Complete Guide to Seinfeld’s Sneakers

Seinfeldians and vintage sneaker aficionados alike will geek out over Complex’s shockingly detailed guide to the various sneakers Jerry wears throughout the series. For example, the flashy kicks you see in the picture above are 1991 Nike Air Challenge Pro Low White/Fluorescent Pink. Now if only we had a list of his cereal collection. Link [...]

World War II In Color

I don’t know about all of you, but I’m a sucker for vintage photos shot in color and these gorgeous WWII images from the Library of Congress are both fascinating and stunning. You can find more of them over at The Atlantic. Link