Mother knows best — except maybe when it comes to texting. She tries — and sometimes she succeeds — but more often than not you’re just glad that she can’t see you rolling your eyes at your phone.
But have patience. After all, she did bring you into this world — a world before emoticons and abbreviations — so the least you can do is play along…and reply immediately, lest you wish to incur the wrath of 25 continuous, “WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?” frantic texts.
The invention of the Internet has given us many gifts: on-demand television, a 24-7 news cycle, social media and, of course, the ability to buy almost anything and have it delivered right to your door.
One such market for feeding your Internet shopping addiction is Etsy — the internet’s cool-vintage-shop, where you can buy everything from a real mink stole to a repurposed apothecary jar from the 1800s.
But push through the pages of hand-painted wedding invitations and sparkly brooches from the 80s, and you’ll find that here’s a darker side to the world’s consignment store. A place where you can buy all the deliciously creepy vintage medical ephemera your little heart desires…
A set of vintage medical teeth, which have been cleaned and polished — though you can apparently re-stain them with Tim Holtz alcohol stains.