Iris Apfel

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The New York Times profiles 90-year-old fashion icon Iris Apfel, who over the years gained notoriety for her style choices—most notably her round glasses. In addition to a new book and upcoming film, the free-spirited New Yorker will soon parlay her look into a tangible line, selling it on the surprisingly savvy HSN this September.

Bug Originals

USB vibrators, mealworm meals and Ford's new concept car in our weekly look at the web

The Atlantic’s Daniel Fromson has lunch with Marian Peters, the brains behind Amsterdam’s Bug Originals. Discussed over a plate of mealworm fried rice, Peters aims to make bugs a mainstream protein source through her line of insect-based meals and a cookbook with revered entomologist Arnold van Huis.

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USB vibrators, mealworm meals and Ford's new concept car in our weekly look at the web

Kim Pimmel used standard household soap and exotic ferrofluids to create this extremely intriguing video. The scientific spirit melds nicely with photography nerd impulses to culminate in a series of enchanting maze-like formations.