At the Imperia Vodka Hair Competition new heights wasn't an exaggeration. Thanks to Natalie West for the pic!
I might add that Project Runway is another one of my obsessions and Chris March's clothing made with real human hair was one of the most unforgettable collections in the show's history.
Of course no hair is more unforgettable than Medusa's head of snakes. Even she had to tame her mane as depicted in this great print by artist Nancy Farmer.
"Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair" Art Print by 2nd Coming cracks me up.
I also get a good laugh from this Vintage Novelty Hair Dryer. I feel like you could really freak out the neighbors if they caught a glimpse of you aiming this at your head in the bathroom one morning...
In an ultimate act of patience and recycling, Beijing hairdresser Huang Xin celebrated the 60th anniversary of Communist China’s founding with a replica of the buildings and monuments around Tiananmen Square – all made entirely of human hair. Photo and info courtesy of Mental Floss.
What you are looking at is hair. The NY Times reports: "According to Matter of Trust, a San Francisco environmental charity, the ridged texture that helps hair sop up natural skin oils also make it effective at catching crude. The group began taking donations 10 years ago to create hair mats for smaller spills and have been in the national spotlight since the Gulf oil spill. Learn more at Matter of Trust's web site.