The Canada-based Boston Pizza chain has revealed a new social media campaign that promises to provide a few "Pizza Game Changers," asking fans to vote for outlandish pizza-inspired products: Currently/unsurprisingly, a six-layer "pizza cake" is in the lead, with Boston Pizza promising that it's "great for birthdays, bar mitzvahs, weddings, and even lonely nights watching infomercials." Cool idea!
'Genesis of Cookies'(on kickstarter) an art print that illustrates "Origin of Today's Most Famous Cookies." "Out of curiosity SweeTooth Design went onto research and collect documented history for cookies. The finding contains long lists and details of cookies, which many people may not have the time to read. Eventually we continue with a simpler way to bring food knowledge and history by designing the first cookie history poster, “GENESIS of COOKIES.” There are two backgrounds to choose from: LIGHT and DARK."
Pathé's 85,000-video newsreel archive is available to watch for free on YouTube. The stash of videos contains from as far back as 1896 right up to 1976. There's clips from the the First and Second World Wars, scenes of the 1937 Hindenburg Disaster...
Summertime, a foam sofa designed by the Italian artist, Valerio Berruti for Gufram. The couch was inspired by the classic park bench, it's made out of foam. And because it's made from foam, it's a lot easier to move than your standard sofa.
Come To London, by British Pathe in 1966. This short clip shows a couple using a "water motorbike" on the Thames and Britt Ekland cutting a publicity stunt cake that Peter Sellers drivers out of in a Minnie!