Isobel Ali

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Origami Artist Creates Charming Animals with Unique Wet Folding Technique

Hoang Tien Quyet has been folding paper ever since he was a kid. Amazed at how a flat sheet of paper could transform into a three dimensional object, he kept up the practice as he got older and eventually joined a Vietnam Origami Group forum. It was there that he met many friends who shared the …

Crafting

Surrealist Sculptures by Ellen Jewett Effortlessly Combine Animals With Their Fantastical Surroundings | Colossal

<p>Ellen Jewett (previously) effortlessly blends animals with elements from their environments, creating ceramic pieces that often balance unexpected …

Art

The True Religion

Here's yet another entry from my <i>Opinionated Dictionary of Religion.</i><p><b>The True Religion</b>: <i>noun</i>. The religion that is true, however truth may be construed.<p>Which of ten thousand past, present, and future religions is The True Religion?<p>Here are the choices.<p><b>Option one</b>. Only one religion is true (and …

Religion

This Just In: Entrepreneurs Who Get Pregnant Still Walk, Talk and Think

Bias against women who seek startup funding is real and ongoing. Of the nearly 7,000 businesses funded by venture capital from 2011 - 2013, 85% had nary a woman on the executive team. Only 3% of the VC-funded ventures had a woman CEO. Conventional equity funding models clearly are ignoring or …

Startups

What It's Really Like to Be a Volunteer Escort at an Abortion Clinic

I have been a volunteer clinic escort at an independent abortion clinic in northern New Jersey for almost two years.<p>In that time, I have been berated, cursed, elbowed and even sexually harassed. I've seen women reduced to tears because grown men stood and screamed at them that they are murderers …

Feminism

Why Are Users of PrEP Being Slut Shamed?

A recently published article on Towleroad brought forth a slew of concern regarding the drastic increase in STI infections in the United States. The article succeeded in deliberating the rising incidence rates of certain STI's, including syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. While the article's use of …

Public Health

Amber Rose Channels Feminist Icons For Paper Magazine Shoot

Kim Kardashian can keep her champagne flutes because Amber Rose channeling suffragette Susan B. Anthony might be the best thing we've seen all year.<p>In the second installment of the Break the Internet issue, Paper Magazine decided to honor their readership with a collection of outrageous photo …

Feminism

Amber Tamblyn Perfectly Captures Hollywood's Absurd Sexism In This Poem

In under two minutes, Amber Tamblyn has captured the absurdity of Hollywood's sexism. The actress, known for roles in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and "Two and a Half Men" is also an accomplished writer and poet.<p>In a Button Poetry video from an Art Share LA poetry event published in …

Amber Tamblyn

The Secret of Charismatic People

In one moment I learned my first major secret to people. Let me tell you the story:<p>Back in college, I was standing talking to one of my favorite professors at the club fair. Dr. David Edwards was not only my psychology professor at the time, but he was also one of the most beloved teachers at Emory …

Self-help
Books

Lawyer Who Won DOMA Case Shares Journey In New Book

Support the news<p>2015 was a huge year for gay marriage - arguably the biggest. In June, the Supreme Court decided in Obergefell v. Hodges that …

Serena Williams

This New World War 1 Vampire Game Explores a "Dark and Brutal" World

Although Life Is Strange and Remember Me developer Dontnod is not yet ready to share more gameplay footage from its upcoming vampire-themed game, Vampyr, the studio has now shared more details about the RPG's art and backstory. GameSpot spoke with narrative director Stéphane Beauverger, art …

Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Beta Start Date Moved Up

The Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer beta is coming sooner than expected. Sony announced today that the beta will begin tomorrow, December 3. Previously, it was expected to begin on December 4.<p>The news comes from PlayStation Europe's official Twitter account, which also specifies that the …

Uncharted

A Prefab Shed that Provides Refuge for Work and Play

When Marco V. Morelli’s home office became his daughter’s bedroom, he found an ideal workspace in an unexpected place—his backyard.<p>In the end, it was sheer desperation that pushed Marco V. Morelli out his back door and into his yard.<p>Morelli and his wife, Kayla, were running a successful Web-design …

Prefab Homes

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

GIF Animations

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art

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DC Comics

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Avengers: Infinity War

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'Monstress': Inside The Fantasy Comic About Race, Feminism And The Monster Within

"I didn’t realize how massive it was until I started writing it," creator Marjorie Liu tells THR.<p><i>Monstress</i>, a new comic book series from Image Comics …

Feminism

Review: Nina Freeman’s Cibele Is an Incredibly Personal Look at Online Relationships

If you’re unfamiliar with Nina Freeman, she’s created short vignettes and games that cover everything from figuring out how sex works to having …

Sexual Harassment