There's a kid who knows the score on childhood vaccinations givin' Jenny McCarthy and the knuckleheads at ABC the side eye. [via twitter]
I stumbled across this amazing study this morning--literally, since I stayed at a Holiday Inn last night, and it was in USA Today: ladies, just eat more peanuts during pregnancy, and our country's long peanut-free nightmare might beShow More Summary
Wow, this is unusual. Or have I just not been paying attention? Usually, buying a travel system [a stroller + carseat combo] means you get one brand, and little choice or flexibility. If you're buying something beyond top-of-the-line, like the Orbit Baby system, that might be fine. Show More Summary
By the gleamin' gates of funky Asgard, what the hell. Disney is rebooting/revamping/relaunching all of Marvel's properties? And so they basically plundered DeviantArt for attention-getting ideas, like turning all their properties into animals. Show More Summary
Sometimes England is so weird. Like the time the whole place was devastated and dejected and injured and dead in the wake of World War I, and Princess Marie-Louise thought building a huge dollhouse for Queen Mary filled with tiny British...Show More Summary
It's Things I Really Want To Post Before The End Of The Year Week here at DT, starting with The Bank. The Danish artist collective Superflex contributed one of the most thoughtful installations for this year's Sharjah Art Biennial. Whatever...Show More Summary
Oh crap, I thought I'd get a little writing done while the rest of the family's at the 8th performance of The Nutcracker this year. But Andy Baio just tweeted out the link to PeeWee Herman's Christmas Special. Looks like I'm clearing...Show More Summary
Thanks, @Honda, for the best gift ever - my new Odyssey m?i?n?i? maxi van! instagram.com/p/hj4x1KyToL/ — Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) December 6, 2013 And NPH would have taken an Instagram of the whole car, too, if only Honda hadn't cheaped out and delivered the Touring instead of the Touring Elite.
Oh man, this is so awesome. I'd pay good money to watch @pennjillette throw these balls at Jenny McCarthy: — John Gruber (@gruber) December 21, 2013 Disclosure: A publisher of a book with a foreword written by Jenny McCarthy once bought an ad on Daddy Types. Show More Summary
I'm willing to cut this cute Batman raincoat some slack on the "No capes!" rule. But it still fails my "No Abs" test. Why do all kids' costumes these days have abs? This is going to lead to crazy body image issues disguised as fitness, if it hasn't already. Toddler Superhero Raincoats, $19.99 [thinkgeek via boingboing]
First and foremost is the awesome name, obviously. Then I guess the thing I'm thinking about as I scroll back through Agamben Toys' archive is amazement and despair at the breadth and variety of Playmobil Riot Police over the years. Also,...Show More Summary
So think about it. In 1969-70, it was the Cultural Revolution, a wholesale disruption of the entire Chinese civilization that shipped all the city folk to scrounge for yams on dirt farms in the provinces. Meanwhile, America was not only...Show More Summary
10. Whether celebrities waxed their baby's unibrow. Actually, that right there's pretty much our top 1 through 10. We will note that Orbit's anti-paparazzi shield has proven to be a masterstroke of design, at least in terms of cementing its position in the ongoing It Stroller Wars. Bravo.
Congratulations to Matt Yglesias, whose fake baby Tim Duncan Crawford was born over the weekend as part of a Slate pitch on how you don't need to actually verify you have a baby to get 20% discounts on subscriptions from Amazon Mom. How To Save Money on Amazon With a Fake Baby [slate] image: Bagage, Elmgreen & Dragset, from their 2011 show at Perrotin in Paris [perrotin]
A young boy in KKK robes sees his reflection in a riot shield held by a Georgia state trooper, '92. By Todd Robertson pic.twitter.com/CH1Sveszx2 — History In Pictures (@HistoryInPics) December 16, 2013 I was going to be shocked thatShow More Summary