Decorative Face Masks Playfully Encourage Social Distancing With Their Bizarre Knittings

Decorative Face Masks Playfully Encourage Social Distancing With Their Bizarre Knittings

Faces masks are probably on your mind right now. Tapping into this collective thinking on face coverings is the artist Ýrúrarí. For the past couple of weeks, she’s been sharing her version of masks that are a twist on convention. These masks are NOT meant to be protective in any way, but merely decorative. Continue reading »

This Guy Used An Old Samsung Monitor To Make A Legendary Plague Doctor Mask

This Guy Used An Old Samsung Monitor To Make A Legendary Plague Doctor Mask

Employees of the IT industry sometimes have to communicate with users. And they also need protection – like the legendary mask of the plague doctor, but with nuances. User of Pikabu social network used an old Samsung SyncMaster monitor to make this mask by himself. The result is amazing! Continue reading »

Cockblock Corona Mask: Mother Selling Social Distancing Penis Face Masks Raises Money For Non-Profit, So Far

Cockblock Corona Mask: Mother Selling Social Distancing Penis Face Masks Raises Money For Non-Profit, So Far
Mindy Vincent. Pattern: Penis Print by lillybold

When people tell Utah mother Mindy Vincent that her face mask has penises on it, she: “Kindly [lets] them know this is how I determine they are too close, kindly back the f*** up.” That’s what Vincent said in a Facebook post featuring a selfie with her mask. It quickly went viral with more than 413, 000 shares. Continue reading »

Japanese Twitter User Shares Simple And Clever Way To Make Your Own Reusable Mask

Japanese Twitter User Shares Simple And Clever Way To Make Your Own Reusable Mask

With a recent state of emergency declared, the spread of the novel coronavirus has hit Japan hard, and as a result many areas across the country are still dealing with a troubling mask shortage. While some companies have shifted their production focus to mask supply, and the government will be shipping 50 million reusable cloth face masks to those in need, many remain concerned about the length of the current lack of supply in areas. Continue reading »

Russian Designers Make The First DIY Anti-Coronavirus Cardboard Mask With A Replaceable Filter

Russian Designers Make The First DIY Anti-Coronavirus Cardboard Mask With A Replaceable Filter

Introducing BUMASK, a foldable cardboard mask with replaceable filter and defense against excessive viral load. Reduces the risk of coronavirus respiratory invasion and spreading through through close contact. Continue reading »

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture has created a novelty protective face mask with embedded lightweight wearable LED technology that lets the wearer to create their own animated warnings, messages, and designs. The mask can also display equalizer effects with the use of a smartphone microphone, exterior music or with just the wearer’s voice. Continue reading »

Using An ‘Alien’ Facehugger As A Protective Face Mask

Using An ‘Alien’ Facehugger As A Protective Face Mask

During these challenging times, people are getting very creative with their protective face masks. A curator of the Barcelona Alien Museum 3d-printed a mask that looks like the iconic “Facehugger” from the film Alien. Continue reading »

Ex-Apple Mechanical Engineers Designed DIY Surgical Mask Brace

Ex-Apple Mechanical Engineers Designed DIY Surgical Mask Brace

From the statement: “To help with the global shortage of N95 masks, a group of ex-Apple mechanical engineers got together to Fix The Mask. We are creating an open source surgical mask brace — improving the sealing and filtration efficiency of standard surgical masks. But while that’s pending, we’ve come up with this DIY surgical mask brace as an immediate solution. This is just the beginning…” Continue reading »

Meet The Russian Who Walks Around The City During The Coronavirus Pandemic – Dressed As A Plague Doctor

Meet The Russian Who Walks Around The City During The Coronavirus Pandemic - Dressed As A Plague Doctor

A man in the costume of a plague doctor walks along the Kaliningrad streets, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea. It is sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic coast. The people look at the tall, thin figure in black with surprise. Continue reading »

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

Japanese Youtuber Makes Easy DIY Face Masks That Look Surprisingly Cool

In the days of COVID-19, masks are a must-have. However, retailers are struggling to meet demand as panic buying strikes consumers across Japan. Sharp has begun production but who knows when the average consumer will get them. Even when the wayward store clerk manages to stock the random shipment, they are instantly snatched. Continue reading »

An Authentic 16th Century Plague Doctor Mask Preserved And On Display At The German Museum Of Medical History

An Authentic 16th Century Plague Doctor Mask Preserved And On Display At The German Museum Of Medical History

This authentic 16th century plague doctor mask has been preserved over the years and is currently on display at the German Museum of Medical History in Ingolstadt.⁣ This was the first design of the Plague Doctor’s mask. During medieval Europe, there were two main theories of how diseases were spread and contracted: the Four Humors theory, and the Miasma theory. Continue reading »

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

Australian designed, botanically infused, designer masks. Ergonomic, highly breathable, and reusable. Blocks over 97% of PM2.5.

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

AusAir was created by two brothers Elias Honor and Isaac Honor, and their lifelong friend Jack Graham. When travelling overseas, they experienced unhealthy air pollution first hand. To protect themselves, they looked for a stylish, breathable and functional mask but couldn’t find any. Continue reading »

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

By 2100, a temperature rise of 3.2℃ is predicted to happen, causing a sea level rise affecting between 0.5 – 3 billion people and submerging the megacities situated in the coastal areas. Continue reading »

Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Sci-Fi Author Jared Gray Turns His Sleep Apnea Mask Into An Alien Facehugger

Jared Grey, an author and self-described Tinker Gnome, decided to combine his love for science fiction with the inconvenience of sleep apnea with a CPAP Facehugger that he fashioned out of an Alien life-size foam Facehugger replica and his CPAP mask. Gray describes the entire process step-by-step on his site. What’s interesting about this is that Gray had prophesied doing this very thing for years. Continue reading »

Artist Saša Aleksandar Creates Fantastic Fashion Masks Entirely Made Of Paper

Artist Saša Aleksandar Creates Fantastic Fashion Masks Entirely Made Of Paper

Saša is not a designer, nor a cook, yet he loves to design and eat. He works across multiple disciplines including textile design, illustration and graphic design. He established Saša Design in Tokyo where he lived from 2004 to 2010 and this is where he started creating his wondrous paper masks. Continue reading »

This Woman Gave A Second Chance To So Many Soldiers Whose Faces Were Severely Injured In World War I

This Woman Gave A Second Chance To So Many Soldiers Whose Faces Were Severely Injured In World War I

World War I caused the death of millions of combatants and civilians, while countless soldiers suffered from injury and disfigurement. Perhaps the most disheartening were facial injuries, as soldiers had to not only deal with the physical loss, but also the constant psychological stress of wondering how people would react to their changed appearance. These men worried about their homecoming — how would strangers react, but more importantly how they would be treated by friends and family. Continue reading »

Max Factor’s Beauty Calibrator: A Beauty-Measuring Mask Analyzes Facial Flaws For Makeup From The 1930s

Max Factor's Beauty Calibrator: A Beauty-Measuring Mask Analyzes Facial Flaws For Makeup From The 1930s

The beauty micrometer, also known as the beauty calibrator, was a device designed in the early 1930s to help in the identification of the areas of a person’s face which need to have their appearance reduced or enhanced by make-up. The inventors include famed beautician Max Factor, Sr. Continue reading »

Weird Halloween Costumes Of The 1970s And 80s

Weird Halloween Costumes Of The 1970s And 80s

Unfortunately, most trick-or-treat attire of the 1970s and 80s was woefully bad. Generally, costumes consisted of a plastic mask and apron/smock. It was cheap and it came in a box at your local drug store. Continue reading »