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2016 Pirelli Calendar features role models instead of supermodels

While the Pirelli calendar is usually known for its artsy photographs of seductive, semi-nude supermodels in tropical settings, the Italian tire manufacturer decided to try a new approach for… 267 more words

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Dating apps cause spike in HIV among Asian teenagers, U.N. warns

A new two-year study by the United Nations has revealed that mobile dating apps have led to a spike in HIV infections among teenagers in Southeast Asia. 239 more words

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IB Irrtated with things learned on the internet this week

“true Christianity no longer exists”

“…upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it…” Matthew 16:18   Also,  Romans 14:11, “For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” I’m taking God at His word on this one. 368 more words

Texas woman sues U.S. government for return of missing Kennedy assassination footage

A Texas woman named Gayle Nix Jackson has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government demanding the return of a home video that captured the John F. 176 more words

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Things they never told me about the end times....

1.The delight people would take in post apocalyptic fashion shows. Around these parts, it’s as if the road warriors of Mad Max have met the grunge look of Nirvana, with a few moss covered forest creatures thrown in for good measure. 229 more words

Image of women meteorologists across U.S. wearing same $23 dress goes viral

It started with a link to a stylish $23 dress being posted to a private Facebook group for broadcast meteorologists. More than 50 of the female meteorologists in the group purchased the Homeyee Women’s stretch tunic pencil sheath dress, and on Sunday a composite image of female broadcasters across the country all wearing the dress went viral on popular sites such as Reddit. 97 more words

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Stereotypes, Allies, and Microaggression.

When the Paris attacks took place last week, I spent the early hours after the attack archiving the ways in which Instagram was guiding/leading me to (mis)read information… 990 more words

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