1. This 1973 lingerie store catalogue tells it like it is. 2. These Asthma Cigarettes are not recommended for children under six. 3. This ad, from Life magazine, 1956, promotes clothes for “chubby girls”.   4. This extreme vision of a bad hair day is from Charles Antell, a hair products manufacturer. 5. This anti-malaria […]

With tomorrow being Halloween, this is the time of year when we hear the chitter-chatter surrounding the notion of ghosts and goblins. The intrigue of haunted houses, vampires and the unsolved mystery of the afterlife are on the forefront of mortals’ minds. Did a door mysteriously slam or did a ghost appear outside your window? […]

Neil Freeman posted an interesting question on his blog, Fake is the New Real:  What would the United States look like if each state were equal in population? Freeman, an artist and urban planner, has redrawn the map of the United States to show what it would look like if the same number of people […]