No Movie Would Dare To Include Such Weird Futuristic Costumes As These

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, Hollywood pushed the envelope in terms of weird "futuristic" costumes — just look at Zardoz and Logan's Run. But these days, apart from the odd extra in the Hunger Games, the movies are tame. And the real strange futuristic garb appears on fashion runways. » 9/15/14 3:30pm Monday 3:30pm

The Most Outrageous Fashions of Star Trek: TNG Seasons 4 Through 7

Star Trek: The Next Generation kept boldly going to some pretty amazing places, fashion-wise, after its first few wild seasons. We never again saw quite so many bonkers glued-on costumes, but there was still a lot of WTF. Here's our tribute to TNG seasons four through seven. » 5/22/14 1:27pm 5/22/14 1:27pm

Why Do We Make College Graduates Wear Such Dorky Hats?

It's the time of year where students of all kinds — high school, college, graduate school, etc. — are graduating. And everyone, except for doctoral students, has to wear the mortarboard. Which is, objectively, a ridiculous hat. So why are thousands of students struggling to keep these monstrosities on their heads this… » 5/20/14 11:52am 5/20/14 11:52am

Hidden in This Beautiful Jewelry is a Secret Drug-Science Reference

Much as we love the present trend of sticking drug-molecules on everything from coffee mugs to t-shirts, we crave something new. Fortunately, science-themed artist Delftia has a novel take on subtle drug jewelry: pendants that replicate spider webs spun under the influence of psychoactive drugs. » 4/18/14 3:19pm 4/18/14 3:19pm