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RackedWire: Ugly Bridal Dress Contest; The Last Polaroid Film Ever to Go on Sale

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ONLINE—There's no Internet black hole like an Ugliest Bridal Dress photo contest. The WE network is getting readers to send in pictures of the most hideous gowns their loved ones have ever made them wear. When we went over to investigate, we got sucked in for half an hour, so explore at your own risk. By the way, doesn't the dress above look like it should be on sale at Topshop right now? [Racked Inbox]

FLATIRON—The Photo Village has taken it upon themselves to offer you, dear readers, discounts on the last Polaroid film ever to be sold. At the store, mention Racked; online, type in "RACKEDBUCKS" at checkout. Polaroid is bankrupt, but this film will stay good through October, so if you happen to have an old-fashioned camera, this is pretty much your last chance to use it. [Photo Village]