1928 zeppelin cocktail shaker complete with 4 spoons, 4 cups, corkscrew with cover, funnel, juicer, flask, cover. Manufactured by J.A Henckels. Many elements marked Germany, some marked D.R.G.M. 894-384 Made in Germany
French actress, singer and style icon Jane Birkin has asked luxury fashion brand Hermès to rename their famous 'Birkin bag' due to her concerns over cruelty to crocodiles at farms in Zimbawe and Texas that supply the company with leather. Recently, animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) released an undercover video that alleges atrocious cruelty to the animals.
Prices for Birkin bags start at £6,700, but can cost as much as £100,000 depending on the type of materials used. I have to say that these prices for something used to carry one's lippy, smart phone and credit cards are obscene.
Surgical interns at the Kurashiki Central Hospital in southern Japan prove their fine motor skills by folding a minuscule origami crane, reassembling a dead insect’s body and making miniature pieces of sushi out of a single grain of rice .
Atlanta-based graphic designer Matthias Brown loves to experiment with rotoscoping and other traced animations that he shares on his Tumblr, Traceloops. Each animation is physically drawn, cut, carved and scanned frame-by-frame. The one directly below makes me dizzy.