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Italian bread poster

One of our readers has written in with a wonderful food mystery on his hands -- there's a certain almond bread he remembers from back in the 1970s, and he… [read more]

Man and woman dancing in clothing of the WWII era

In general, it's women's fashion that changes so dramatically from one year (or one season, even) to the next. Men's clothing is much more difficult to pinpoint in time, for… [read more]

Ferrari Furarri Red Car Dog Bed

So a luxurious Italian sports car to ride around in isn't in reach of your pup-pampering budget? Join the club... Also, knowing my driving skills, if I had one I'd… [read more]

Hockenheimer magazine or newspaper storage stools by NJUStudio

Stack up those glossy magazines you can't bear to throw out, buckle them down with a pillow on a pale birch wood base, and voila! you've got extra party seating, plus a personal piece of art... [read more]

recycled plastic bottle flower

Have you seen those fantasy faux-glass flowers made from recycled pop bottles? I mean the delicate fragile-looking twisty looking ones, like those the US-based artist Laura Astor) used to make… [read more]

my grandmothers old recipe book

My mother just gave me the old battered notebook in which my grandmother wrote down the recipes she collected through her married life. It is more than 70 years old, and the pages are crumbling away beneath my fingers... [read more]

woman with diamond-encrusted contact lenses

Some fashion trends are just so ridiculous, they can't possibly be allowed to pass by without comment and an eye-roll. What next? The new hot Bollywood fad could be diamond-encrusted… [read more]

A collection of classic Muppets songs covered by contemporary musicians pays tribute to an iconic show of the 1970s-’80s. Listen online to "Muppets: The Green Album" (released August 23) thanks to National Public Radio... [read more]