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Celebrities that Served in WWII
At the start of WWII, countless people took up arms to fight against the Axis powers, from the rich to the poor, all for the good cause – and, yes, there were even celebrities that served in WWII. I don't know why I wrote that as though it should come as a surprise. WWII proved the greatest threat to that generation, and countless individuals had to take up arms to fight against the injustice of the Nazis.
I Was at the #PhoenixProtests.
We wore anti-Nazi "45" shirts. We were turned away from the doors of the convention center for our shirts. The guy said, "we have the right to refuse anybody from entering the rally," but we also heard him say, "yeah, not with those shirts."
Signs the Job Offer Isn't Real
There's something to be said about being a freelancer. Like the name suggests, it offers a degree of freedom that most other kinds of work setups can't have. After all, most 9 to 5 careers will not allow you to do work in your pajamas, right?
Looking at the screen of the CAT scan I think, ‘Now this in authentic Reality TV.’ I am blinking fast and furious faucets of tears as if I think I can lift off and out of this cramped, over-heated office fueled solely by eyelash power. The young oncologist is calm. The scene, like his job, is a re-run, scripted with words like “cancer,” “Stage 4,” “8 months to a year,” “so sorry,” “do what we can.”
Best Erotic Illustrators You Should Follow on Instagram Right Now
Erotic illustration is so hot right now — and we're not just talking about the sexiness of the content, either! Throughout Instagram, people are showing their own take on human sexuality, and many of the best illustrators are gaining huge followings online.
How To Make Burnie Brownies
Melty chocolate. Warm, crispy edges. A soft, gooey inside. We’re talking about brownies! Brownies are a long time favorite for cannabis enthusiasts and non-users alike. You can eat it à la mode with a scoop of your favorite ice cream, you can add icing, eat it plain, or even turn it into an edible.
Top 10 Movies That Will Make Your Skin Crawl
There are the horror movies that make you jump, others leave you breathless, and others make you scream and close your eyes. But a movie that can make your skin crawl as you sit there squirming in your seat, resisting the urge to dig your nails into the palm of your hand, is something that’s not always easy in a film. Many audience members don’t enjoy that level of discomfort—but not you! You came for the list. So sit back and get ready to feel your skin crawl.
Have You Ever Had Your Fortune Told on Your Travels?
The queue was long and disorderly which made me more anxious. The monk on the other side of the counter, dressed in his traditional orange robe, was solemnly taking the thin, pink pieces of paper given to him by the over-excited audience, carefully opening them, ratcheting up the suspense, then whisper something to his assistant who would translate it into English to the bearer of the message who would either beam with delight, look confused, or just staggered…
Straight or Gay?
Straight or Gay ? Am I straight or gay ? I heard you say... I ask why it bothers you anyway ? Why judge a man by what's in his heart.
Easy to Make Sangria Recipes
Sangria has become one of the most popular cocktails in America, and it's a drink that's being sold by the pitcher in restaurants from coast to coast. It's a cocktail that goes well with just about every single meal out there and is available in both red and white versions.
You Want Hummingbirds? Grow Scarlet Runner Beans
"Do you want these hummingbird feeders?" asks my brother-in-law's husband Brad. Darn—they've done it again. I was going to buy one for my husband's birthday, in fact, I'd already bought it online. They mind read, I swear.
H.R. Giger's 'Alien' Art
H.R. Giger is one of the most famous names in modern art history, especially in the surrealist and sci-fi art genres. His work has graced magazine covers, music album covers, and even has been featured on clothing lines.
The History of Video Games: Part 2 - The Fall of the Atari 2600.
Welcome back. Last week we took a brief look at the Atari 2600. This week we will chart its rise and its eventual fall. The Atari 2600 was the first major console and in many ways set the stage for the consoles that would follow. Many of the features of video gaming we now take for granted started with the 2600.
Just Grubbin Series: Roxborough Night Market
**We said it before and we'll say it again, you can't throw a food truck festival and NOT expect Team Grub to show up and show out. The Roxborough Night Market in Manayunk, Philadelphia was no different.**
Must Have Thermostats for Smart Homes
Thermostats are, in their own strange way, a key to your home's ability to comfort you. They keep you warm when it's winter, and cool when it's summer — and they give you that awesome feeling of being in control of your surroundings.
From Suicidal Thoughts to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
For the first time in the history of the iconic magazine, Sports Illustrated recently hosted an open casting call for their next big swimsuit model. Women submitted videos on Instagram to enter, and 35 lucky finalists were selected to travel to New York for a photo shoot and interview.
How Do You Stay Sane Once You Enter Your 20s?
Your 20s – A time in which you are meant to relish in the richness of life whilst experiencing a generous amount of struggle but in a "cool, calm and collected way." A time that sees you make the biggest decisions of your life: Degrees, Career, Relationships. All of which you are reminded of (it seems) once you have your 20th birthday (and each day or week if you're lucky from thereafter). Each decision you make could be the one that carries you through your life. You likely move out. Make new, more true and profound friendships. You have to size up the world now that you are no longer deemed a teenager. You are stronger, you are in your prime, it's time to live free!
Most Reliable Online Car Buying Sites
I have enjoyed many, many years of online shopping and e-commerce. Over my years, I've ordered clothing, jewelry, nail polish, and even food using online sites. But, one thing I never did until my last car was use an online car buying site to find a dealership that had the car I currently own.
Strong Women Are Not That Strong
Almost a decade ago, in my first year as a Psychology undergraduate student, a colleague of mine said to me, "You are good at picking up the big fights, but you never go for the little ones."It took me a long while to realise what he really wanted to say. Some years later, I had a little glimpse: I was always ready to save others but I would put myself at the very bottom of my "people to save today" list. I could easily move mountains for someone else, but I rarely could engage in something that would lead me to my own happiness. Actually, I would never even think about that detail.
Think Good Thoughts
I remember thinking that I was a pretty positive person and that circumstances just got in the way of the real progress I wanted in my life. Growing up I kept a diary of things that I was dealing with and the questions I had regarding the way things would go. Life would present challenges and I kept my chin up and made sure that I spoke optimistically.