The Untold History of Ugliness

We've all had that moment while perusing a flea market or junk store when you stumble across an item and have to yelp, "Good lord, that is ugly!" So ugly, in fact, you have to marvel that it even got made in the first place. » 3/21/14 1:00pm 3/21/14 1:00pm

The Ugly Carpets of Vegas are Hideously Clever Social Engineering at…

Something this horrific can't possibly be an accident. I mean, it takes genius to come up with something so offensive to the eye. Sure enough, the crazily appalling carpets that adorn Vegas casinos are designed to keep you gambling. » 9/02/10 5:20pm 9/02/10 5:20pm

Teac's LP-R500 CD-Equipped Record Player Fell Through Ugly Timewarp

Ugh. Ugh. Ugh. This is Teac's LP-R500. Ugh. Sorry, I'll try pulling myself together: it's a modern version of what my grandad used to call a "radiogramme," cramming in an FM radio, a CD player, cassette player and record deck into one sleek » 11/06/08 11:30am 11/06/08 11:30am ancient, massive, clunky box along with an amp and speakers. Admittedly it…