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Facekini: Chinese Bathers Strange-looking Yet Fashionable Skin Protection By Philipp Engelhorn
The facekini is just what it sounds like: a head-sock, often in colorful patterns, worn over the head to protect one's face from the sun. They've become hugely popular in China, and the world of high ...  More
Feb. 20, 2018
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The Strange And Grotesque Decoration Of King Henry VIII Horned Helmet
One of the most mysterious objects in the Royal Armouries’ collection is the ‘Horned Helmet’ that belonged to King of England Henry VIII. Made by Austrian goldsmith Konrad Seusenhofer, a leading ...  More
Feb. 18, 2018
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Georgiana Houghton Drawings And Watercolors ‘guided By Spirits And Higher Angelic Beings’
Georgiana Houghton (1814-1884) was a Spiritualist medium who, in the 1860s and 70s, produced an astonishing series of abstract watercolours. Detailed explanations on the back of the works declare that ...  More
Feb. 10, 2018
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The Competitive, Colorful And Quite Frankly Bizarre Creative Dog Grooming
There’s a new fad that’s taking the dog grooming community by storm and raising some eyebrows in the process. Competitive groomers aren’t settling for a haircut and a green-tea scented bubble ...  More
Jan. 5, 2018