Flickr user toothpastery appears hell-bent on documenting every toothbrushing moment in her life. The toothpastery Flickr stream consists of two daily photos of a toothbrush loaded with a strip of toothpaste, with meticulous notes about the brand of paste used that day ("Desert Essence Natural Tea Tree Oil Toothpaste with Baking Soda & Essential Oil of Fennel"). This is clearly a magnificent obsession.
In her profile, Toothpastery/Joanna notes "For the most part, I'm probably just objectifying toothpaste in an unhealthy way. These images are methodically captured, lovingly hand-tagged and uploaded daily. This is more boring for me than it is for you," and "These images are not licensed though Creative Commons for a damn good reason."
(Thanks, Better Living Through Miles!)
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