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23 Donald Trump Illustrations that Sum Up America's Feelings Perfectly
Humanity has always had a history of expressing social, political, and personal views using artwork. In Ancient Greece, the artwork extolling political figures took the form of statues and paintings on amphorae. In the 1850’s, it was a political cartoonist by the name Thomas Nast who outed Boss Tweed’s corruption through the form of easy to understand comics published in a local paper. Today, artists who are inspired to speak out against political figures are doing so through digital art - and what these pictures showing Trump definitely say more than a thousand words on how the artists feel about the president’s actions.
Important Things to Think about During a Divorce or Relationship Breakup
Dealing with a breakup of a marriage or long term relationship will always be a very hurtful time but it doesn’t mean you are a failure or your life is over. There are thousands of people in the same situation but the good news is; there is someone special out there for you when you are ready to receive them.
A Beginner's Guide to Understanding GMOs
Decades ago, scientists began to realize that there were major problems with a lot of the crops that were being grown. They were being eaten by bugs, often produced way too little to be profitable, and often wouldn't mature quickly enough to meet demand. To solve these problems, they decided to genetically modify them.
Best Online Lingerie Boutiques
The perfect lingerie can be difficult to find. Different body types, preferences, and requirements can make finding the perfect piece tedious and frustrating. Luckily, online shopping has opened a new world for women looking for the perfect lingerie.
How Social Media Would Have Destroyed Our Political Heroes
Social media has only held sway over three presidents in American history, and, in that time, it has reshaped the political landscape. Presidents have risen and fallen thanks to the internet's influence. Information and misinformation have reached countless ears. Entire social movements have been born on the internet, and reached the White House to influence policy—or resist policy that can harm countless people.
Why I Only Travel Solo And You Should Too
"A stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are." —Shadow of the Wind Exposed inquisitive exploration—that is what it means to travel the world, and in my case, solo; where experiencing different cultures, customs, nuances, and beliefs are a day to day learning experience and way of life.
Relationship Mistakes Men are Prone to Make
Relationships for whatever reason tend to be a difficult subject matter for men. Maybe it's society's stigma on men emoting and feeling out their personalities that keep an entire gender from exploring the intimate elements of the relationship. Maybe these problems are not specifically male issues, but issues people have with relationships in general.
Health Hacks for a Healthier You
There are so many ways to improve our health that it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Exercise, diet, lifestyle, and emotional health are all important. Getting healthier in every way is a great goal, but changing your habits and your lifestyle is something that takes time, and something you need to do in stages to be sure you're successful. Luckily, there are many small habits and changes you can add to your day that can boost your health without overwhelming you. Use some of these health hacks for a healthier and happier you.
Literature and Marijuana: Counter-Culture History Through the Years
America's literary counter-culture movement began after the Mexican Revolution in 1910, when those to our South came northward, and, in turn, brought their natural relaxant with them: marijuana. Granted, the counter-culture had begun to start over in Europe long before America joined in on the fun. James Joyce had already kicked off the modernist movement with Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, a novel that deliberately broke every established rule of literature.
21 NSFW Photographers to Follow on Instagram
"Photographers use their cameras as tools of exploration, passports to inner sanctums, instruments for change. Their images are proof that photography matters—now more than ever." - by Robert Draper
33 Booze Life Hacks Every Drinker Needs to Know
Elevate your bartender, mixologist and sommelier skills to the next level with these 33 booze hacks: Capsaicin, the chemical that makes peppers hot, is not water-soluble but is alcohol-soluble. Take a swig of vodka to stop the heat. Make cheap wine taste expensive by “aerating” it in a blender for 30 seconds. Use tube socks to keep your bottles from breaking when traveling with booze. Create your own vanilla extract by slicing vanilla beans lengthwise and storing them in a cheap bottle of vodka for a month. Don't water down your white wine with ice; use frozen grapes instead.
5 Unique Metal Bands You Should Be Listening To
If you’re in the market for metal, you probably know there are roughly 500 styles and sub-genres to explore (if you’re new to the metal scene . . . well, there are roughly 500 styles and sub-genres to explore. And yes, in most of them, you can understand the lyrics). Metal, like most genres, is also dominated by the major players, so listeners can be forgiven for thinking that it’s more or less totally comprised of 50% old-school faves, 48% new-school bands captained by sweaty screaming dudes, and 2% Nightwish. While there are a bunch of really fantastic bands that fall squarely into those categories ---- hey, they’re famous for a reason ---- metal is also home to a whole bunch of slightly lesser-known bands that are absolutely worth a listen. For me personally, I’m a fan of weird bands, and there are a whole stack of them in the metal genre. After all, for a genre that tends to get thought of as being pretty narrow, it’s actually huge. Metal can be influenced by a ton of other genres (electronic music, rap, or opera, anyone?) and played on a massive variety of instruments . . . or, as you’ll see in one band on this list, none at all. Ready to hear about a few awesome metal bands who defy easy categorization? Well, we’ll start with:
29 Rules of Drinking
Most would agree that getting drunk is easy–but getting the right kind of drunk? Not so much. Nights spent drinking with friends are supposed to be some of the greatest times... but if you overdo it you will end up with your head in the toilet, or left with only a fuzzy recollection of that thing you definitely shouldn't have said. The art of drinking is undoubtedly a tricky one.
The Bizarre World of Sasha Grey Fan Art
As Rolling Stones once put it, Sasha Grey is “the dirtiest girl in the world”, or she used to be. Now–by Grey’s own design–it’s unclear exactly what she is, but her wide cultural impact speaks for itself. Grey is hailed as a ‘hipster porn star,’ which is not so much a sub-genre as much as a categorization of a person whose body of work reflects no identifiable common thread.
Strange Music Genres You Need to Know
While musical genres like rap, rock, pop, hip hop, jazz, R&B and EDM have huge audiences and are known all over the world, there are many more interesting types of music that are worth discovering. Some are a fusion of categories, while others are their own bizarre niche. Either way, it's worth opening your ears and expanding your playlists with these strange musical genres.
6 of the Most Valuable Video Games Ever Made
People generally don't think of video games as high value collectables. Nothing ages worse than video games, games that were revolutionary years ago look like garbage compared to what we have now. While you can buy plenty of used games for under $3, there are still a few video games out there that would cost you a small fortune if you want them.
History of Penthouse vs Playboy
Some say that this was the sexiest war ever fought, others maintain it was the most sexist war in history. Others pretend it never happened (you read Playboy for the articles, right?). One thing is certain: audiences all around the globe benefited from this battle of Penthouse versus Playboy, or as it’s alternately known, the Tortoise vs. the Hare.
What It's Like To Be A: Producer
Ostensibly, I produce movies for a living. Several movies I had a hand in producing have been nominated for Academy Awards, including a win for Best Picture. Pretty heady stuff, to be sure. The reality, though, is slightly less fulfilling.
Porn Star Problems
I LOVE to complain. Anyone that knows me in the real world, will know it is my biggest talent. Next to all my trophies, I should have an award for most miserable bitch. You can also follow my complaints via Snapchat and Twitter, should you so wish. That being said, there is not one girl in this industry that doesn’t LOVE good moan (unless they consistently take happy pills and their face is so altered by botox that they are permanently fake smiling) because porn is fucking hard, and I don’t think us girls get enough credit for what we do. So here is a big old list of Porn Star Problems. For everyone that thinks our lives are all first class flights and champagne on set….
Defining the Western
After much movie-watching, researching about film, and a thought-provoking conversation or two, I ask myself: is "The Western" a genre of a film, or just the setting of one? How do you define it? If John Wayne isn't the star, is it even a Western? Do people still even make western films?