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These WWII nurses in gas masks look like retro-futuristic superheroes

Pictured here: members of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps advance through a cloud of smoke during a gas mask drill, ca. 1942. The masks, combined with the nurse's uniforms, look like something out of a 1940s comic book. These are the ladies we want saving us from peril. More at Retronaut and Adventures in Geneology. » 1/22/13 11:30am 1/22/13 11:30am

Aperture Science gas mask turns your face into a Portal gun

In case you've ever wanted to transform your mug into an Aperture Science Portable Quantum Tunneling Device, crafter Two Horns United has built one that fits right on your chin. I imagine it's incredibly useful if you're the kind of clumsy individual who frequently finds yourself plummeting off cliffs face-first. Wear… » 5/24/12 7:05am 5/24/12 7:05am