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Things We Saw Today: Studio Ghibli Umbrellas Change Patterns When Wet; Will Also Change Your Life

When it rains...MORE TOTOROS!



Check out this awesome Totoro umbrella! One of several Studio Ghibli umbrellas available in Japan that change patterns when wet. If you can get to (or order from) a Donguri Kyowakoku store (a chain that sells loads of Studio Ghibli merch), one of these will run you about $28 USD. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • National Geogaphic Channel will be airing a new documentary about Malala Yousafzai called He Made Me Malala from Fox Searchlight Pictures. The film will be released globally in October. (via Deadline Hollywood)
  • Love Etsy? Now you can support the crafters on there and help them create bigger and better products via their new crowdfunding platform, Fund on Etsy! (via Laughing Squid)


Check out this amazing LEGO Cinderella’s Castle, created by Erik Jones using 50,000 LEGO bricks. DAYum. (via Nerdist)

  • You know that you love cat videos….but do you know that there’s science behind why? In a new study, Indiana University media scholar Jessica Gall Myrick gives us some insight. (via Business Insider)
  • Kenneth Branagh set to direct Murder on the Orient Express for Fox. (via /Film)


Photographer Mark Simon Frei took some beautiful photos of Tesla sparks and mini-thunderstorms for our viewing pleasure. (via Colossal)

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