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When do you think the first computer came around? Thinking the 80s? 60s? 40s? What if I told you that a computer had been designed back in 1837, and that the first person who programmed for this device was the daughter of one of the world's most famous poets?
A dog is man’s best friend. This is common knowledge and because of that fact, an owner may want to spend a lot of time with their dog and do fun things together. One of the ways in which an owner and his or her dog can bond is by going on a hike together. If you choose to go that route with your pet, here are seven tips you should follow in order for your dog and you to have the time of your lives. If you’re interested, please read on to find out these great hiking tips!
EXTRA! EXTRA!! DO NOT APPROPRIATE MINORITY CULTURE!!! Ladies and gentlemen, Boys and girls, White people. I have heard a lot of bullshit in my life on why culture vultures (people who steal from other cultures) always appropriate the cultures of minority groups (like black, Latina, Native American cultures etc.) and believe me, it's a lot of bullshit (my next article will talk about one of them). On the other hand, I've had a lot of people (who happen to be white) ask me how they can appreciate rather than appropriate culture. My white colleagues often tell me that they listen to rap music and enjoy it very much (I don't know why they feel the need to tell me but...okay). The follow up is often a question asking me if they are appropriating black culture just by listening to rap music. First, the answer is no. Second, my humble self would like to give you some tips on how to appreciate rather than appropriate minority cultures.
Time and time again, Hollywood goes to video games for material to adapt into the next movie blockbuster. Sometimes video game films make a buck. Sometimes, they make a lot. And other times they flop. Yet critical consensus among audiences and fans of the various video games brought to the screen is consistent. The movies are okay at best, and dreadful at worst.
Digital nomads are people who travel the world, working remotely from computers. They may be Facebook marketers, digital entrepreneurs, or just computer programmers who want to travel the world. It's a glamorous lifestyle, filled with talented people. But, to be a successful digital nomad, you need more than talent.
With the Trump Administration's decision to repeal internet privacy rules that protect ISPs from selling users' private browsing history, many people are beginning to wonder if our era of privacy has come to a close.
If you go on YouTube, you will see videos containing terrifying stories of people who have gone on websites that are located on "the Dark Web." It sounds like some kind of fictional, strange, evil version of the already-twisted internet we know and love. Though it sounds like stupid horror movie stuff, there is a legit Dark Web.
The internet adores cats–that much is obvious to any human being who has ever been on Instagram. The website is full of adorable pages full of pet cats hopping and lazing through life, looking cute and precious the whole way through. Or cool and mysterious. Whatever the case may be–or whatever your preference be–there is a plethora of cat pages, too many for one person to go through in one lifetime. Allow us to make things easier for you. Here are ten essential cat Instagrams that you would be a fool not to follow.
Anyone who has ever been online remains aware of the slice of social-media known as Dog Instagram. It is an empire reigned by adorable doggos and puppers who melt your heart every time you look at it. Adorable puppies waging war against pillows, wolf-hybrids bounding through snow, and beautiful, majestic pugs reclining on sofas. There are so many of these accounts online that it can be a little intimidating looking for a great one. Hundreds of dog Instagrams appear online every second, so here is a guide to the diamonds in the rough.
Animals are innately intuitive beings. People… not so much. Animals survive in the wild using their five senses and gut instincts. People, on the other hand, generally turn off their intuitive abilities by the time they’re six or seven years old. So, when an animal (a highly intuitive being) meets someone out-of-touch with their intuition (most humans), there’s lots of potential for miscommunication and high jinks.
Today's sexual orientations aren't just stuck to homosexuality, bisexuality, or heterosexuality. As sexologists continue to study sexual attraction, it's becoming clear that sexuality is a spectrum and that not all people fit in "traditional" orientations.
There has always been something special about the relationship you have with your dog - something you cannot simply put into words. The world is full of stories that portray the beautiful bond between man and his best friend; stories of love, care and loyalty. Each story makes one marvel at the love of a dog; a mere animal who has the ability to give back as much as he takes. So what if you don't speak the same language as them? There are signs and gestures only both of you understand and that's what makes your bond so special.
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in their day-to-day life as second nature because of the effect it's had on us in the past. Such as washing their hands or sneezing into their elbow. However, for the majority of people in first-world countries, it doesn't weigh on our mind 24/7 as it does in say, less developed countries. In modern life, with all of our current medicine, we don't seem to feel that a tiny micro-organism can be our undoing as it could have in ancient times but perhaps we'd better think again.
When I was six or seven, my parents went out to celebrate an anniversary and left our grandmother to watch my brothers and me. Grandma Jean is British, and when I was little I loved this the most about her. She brought chocolate Smarties and Noddy books back for us in her luggage and made us afternoon tea. I spent so much time reading British books, in fact, that I was often corrected at school for using a ‘u’ in the word 'color.'
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Sean Stone (eldest son of Oliver), and the host of Buzzsaw, a series on Gaia, a member-supported conscious media company.
It's a tough 'ole world out there for us girls - this is a known fact so I shan't labour it too much, worry not. I just want to share with you an experience I had the other day which had a superb effect on me.
Michael Jackson, also known as MJ and the King of Pop, was an iconic star in pop culture throughout his life. He began in a band with his older brothers known as the Jackson 5 but quickly moved on to a long solo career which landed him countless awards. His album, Thriller, is still the best-selling album of all time to this day. The intense popularity of this album was not only a musical and cultural phenomenon but very important because its success helped to pave the way for other Black artists. He was one of the first popular Black artists to consistently air music videos on MTV. It's nearly impossible to go through life without knowing the chorus by heart to at least one of his songs, especially off of this album. But if you're wondering which of the songs on this album are the top of the top, here are the best Michael Jackson Thriller songs ever recorded.
Men only drink beer and women only drink wine. Right? Wrong. Arrow actor Stephen Amell and longtime friend Andrew Harding stand behind the ideology that dudes can still be dudes and drink wine. In 2012 they created Nocking Point Wines, a winery located in Walla Walla Valley, now home to the popular tri-monthly subscription box service The Wine Club.
Steak is one of the few foods out there where you can become a connoisseur devoted to every step of the preparation process. Every little aspect of steak, from the meat itself to its preparation method, can be graded and rated by a solid set of standards.
I'm 37 years old and in February last year I was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism. After all that time, finally finding out who I am, was quite a revelation.