Friday, July 19, 2019

Looking For A Doggone Good Time?

In celebration of national hot dog day, the 27-foot Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is now available for rent!
"There's a mini fridge stuffed with Oscar Mayer cookout essentials, an astro turf front yard for kickin' back and throwin' down dogs, a custom art piece from area artist Laura Kiro, and a mysterious hot dog-inspired welcome bundle."
A stay at the dog-on-wheels is $136 a night, and bookings open July 24th on Airbnb.

More: Dwell

Simmering Soup for 45 Years

A family-run restaurant in Bangkok has been serving soup with the same broth for 45 years. Leftover broth is preserved at the end of each day and used in the next day’s soup.

Simmering Soup for 45 Years from Great Big Story on Vimeo.

Joni Mitchell Lyrics Rendered as Pulp Fiction Art

American screenwriter, director and artist Todd Alcott creates clever digital mashups that you can purchase at his Etsy site.


Read more: Open Culture

Thursday, July 18, 2019

More Tiny Pricks

The Tiny Pricks Project (previously) provides the material record of Trump’s presidency, one stitch at a time. They hope to have 2020 Tiny Pricks by 2020. Trump obligingly continues to provide plenty of virulent fodder for the project.

Should you wear light-colored clothes in hot weather to stay cool?


What do astronauts, brides and Tom Wolfe have in common? They all wear white to keep the heat at bay. Yet Bedouins wear black robes to keep cool in hot deserts. Who's right?
HowStuffWorks takes a look at whether clothing colour affects body temperature and it turns out it's all about the airflow.