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• Sugar batteries! "Researchers at Saint Louis University in Missouri have developed a fuel cell battery that runs on virtually any sugar source — from soft drinks to tree sap — and has the potential to operate three to four times longer on a single charge than conventional lithium ion batteries, they say."

• An interesting article called Militarism that covers some of my favorite things: uniforms, Claire McCardell, and pockets (!).

• A piece on glamour & dolls by Gary Alston fashion designer for dolls of all kinds.

• Vintage timeline from the Vintage fashion Guild. Click on the years in the chart to see descriptions and photos of sample period garments.

• Sweet dress up website. Play! My favorite, of course.