Archives for December 2011
The problem with ordinary picnic tables — they’re actually the opposite of having a picnic. But the grass-covered picNYC Table, by Haiko Cornelissen, will get you as close to nature as possible — since you’d usually put something between your food and the ground at a real picnic.
With water made from the finest glaciers on Hoth, Star Wars by Evian will keep you hydrated under the hot suns of Tatooine. Actually, the series of high-end water bottles is a student project by Mandy Brencys — depicting minimalist versions of the cast, and designed to be wielded like a light saber.
Are you planning a vacation around your bacon consumption — again? Then consider the infographic Bacon Based Tourism to be your ultimate travel guide. With handy bacon-related info for most major countries, you’ll know what type of meat candy to expect at each destination, and how to order it properly. Because no one wants to look like a tourist on their bacon vacation.
When they weren’t creating timeless classics or animated acid trips, Disney took full advantage of having America’s attention in the 40s, by making war propaganda films. Created in 1942, Food Will Win The War attempts to make US citizens feel warm and fuzzy during wartime, by using US agriculture as a measure of the country’s power.
However, the film occasionally derails with highly-exaggerated statistics, images of spaghetti sweaters covering the earth, and giant ears of corn hanging over Hitler’s head. See for yourself.
[via Laughing Squid]