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The pet project of David Humphries is finally starting to come out of the underground. Hair Wars, the much-hyped Cirque du Soleil of hair fashion, started out in '85 as a weekly hair show emceed by Humphries at Detroit-area clubs he promoted. It eventually outgrew its roots, and in '91 became its own entity, hitting the road in '94 and debuting eclectic styles that pretty much broke the fourth wall: enter the "hairy-copter", the python-beehive, and the champagne-zipper bouffant...which, chances are, people have been posting as image comments to your myspace, or is that just me?

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Don't Have Space For a Christmas Tree? Decorate a Pineapple Instead
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Christmas trees aren't for everyone. Some people can't fit a fir inside their cramped abodes, while others are turned off by the expense, or by the idea of bugs hitchhiking their way inside. Fake trees are always an option, but a new trend sweeping Instagram—pineapples as mini-Christmas "trees"—might convince you to forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.

As Thrillist reports, the pineapple-as-Christmas-tree idea appears to have originated on Pinterest before it, uh, ripened into a social media sensation. Transforming a pineapple into a Halloween “pumpkin” requires carving and tea lights, but to make the fruit festive for Christmas all one needs are lights, ornaments, swaths of garland, and any other tiny tchotchkes that remind you of the holidays. The final result is a tabletop decoration that's equal parts Blue Hawaii and Miracle on 34th Street.

In need of some decorating inspiration? Check out a variety of “Christmas tree” pineapples below.

[h/t Thrillist]

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