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Friday Frivolities: Baubled beards, sketchy skiing, head costumes and more

Christmasy chin wigs

For all you flower beard fans, there is now a festive, yuletide alternative. Beard baubles, which is basically a bunch of cheap ornaments attached to some bobby pins for £7 a pop.

Skiing through a mountain

Cody Townsend, a 31-year-old from California took out this year’s ‘“Best Line” award at the 15th annual Powder Awards by barreling down this near vertical and extremely narrow mountain chute , deep in Alaska’s Tordrillos Mountain Range.

Hats off to this guy

Melbourne-based Phil Ferguson (a.k.a ChilliPhilly) makes hats like you have never seen before, each taking him several months to complete. He started putting them on Instagram “to meet new people” after learning how to knit and crochet from YouTube tutorials. This, my friends, is the kind of thing the internet was made for.

A bottle for when you don’t have the bottle 

Based on the notion that if you’ve got something difficult to say, it’s easier to say it with a beer, Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi recently created the ad below for Andres Beer. By scanning a QR code on the label, users can download an app, record a message, and then send it virtually along with the bottle.

Warren Buffet thinks you’re poor

And he can back it up with a handy website that shows how much he earns compared to you (warning: may cause immediate depression).

Click on the image to open the interactive version. (Source: http://pennystocks.la).

A graduate from the AUT business school with some ad agency experience, Callum takes care of Idealog's social media, the website's look and feel and even does a story here and there.

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