These Penguins In Sweaters Are Fake

You may have recently seen the heartwarming story of Australia's oldest man (109 years young!) who knits sweaters for penguins. The story is currently making the rounds with an adorable photo purporting to show the grateful penguins of Australia's Phillip Island. The only problem? Those penguins in that particular… » 2/11/15 6:32pm 2/11/15 6:32pm

The World's Ugliest Christmas Sweater Includes a Working Toy Train Set

Try as you might this holiday season to find the ugliest Christmas sweater imaginable, you're not going to be able to top YouTube's bd594's creation this year. It's got an ugly argyle pattern, a tacky Christmas tree, blinking lights, and the pièce de résistance?: a working toy train circling the gaudy creation. » 12/08/14 12:30pm 12/08/14 12:30pm

Watching These Designer Sweaters Gently Unravel Will Drive You Nuts

I can't quite describe the feeling I got while watching this simple video from creative misfits Lernert & Sander. They're systematically unwinding beautiful, designer-label knitwear until all that's left is perfect balls of wool. And somehow, it's totally satisfying and strangely unsettling in equal measures. » 3/17/14 7:40pm 3/17/14 7:40pm

8 Awesome* Teched-Out Christmas Sweaters

*These are awesome in the sheer sense that they are so terrible. You would think nothing could make them any less terrible. But the thing is, they all have some unusual, surprising use of technology. It may get lost in the hideousness, but it is definitely there—a little LED, a video display, or some musical number.… » 12/24/12 1:00pm 12/24/12 1:00pm

Macy's Lowers the Bar For Terrible Holiday Sweaters With an Embedded Video Screen

If you thought you'd seen the worst of tacky holiday sweaters, Macy's and Sean John want you to know you ain't seen nothing yet. The two have teamed up to create this monstrosity, which by itself isn't actually so terrible. Until you notice the embedded OLED display on the sleeve letting you play videos or run… » 12/04/12 8:53am 12/04/12 8:53am

Dead Dog Sweaters May Not Be the Best Way to Remember Your Pets

Beth and Brian Willis really loved their dogs Kara and Penny. They were very sad, understandably, when they died. What did they do to remember them? Frame a photo of their beloved pups? No, that's too normal for these two. They decided to make sweaters out of the fur of their dead pets. Yes, I said sweaters out of… » 3/19/08 10:30am 3/19/08 10:30am