Ashley Darrisaw

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If Animals Could Talk (10+ Pics)

Ever wondered what animals would say if they could talk? Then wonder no more because these awesome comics by Jimmy Craig will tell you everything …

Watching Sandra Bland

In the age of dashboard video cameras and cell-phone-captured arrests, there is so much that we see and can’t ever unsee. Police in Staten Island putting Eric Garner in a choke hold, while he gasps, over and over, that he can’t breathe.* The Texas state trooper threatening to use his Taser on …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Books

Angelina Jolie Turns 40

New York City

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching STEVEN UNIVERSE

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Books

You're On ft. Kyan (Alex Metric Remix)

London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens tech startups in the recruitment space scramble to join the fray, especially in the UK capital. …

Startups

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Raven-Symoné's Thoughts on Fired Host's Racist Comments Will Shock You

This is rather unexpected.<p>Raven-Symoné offered her take on some controversial comments made about first lady Michelle Obama and it was not at all what anyone would expect.<p>Last week, Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired after comparing the first lady's appearance to that of an ape. "Mind you, …

Typographic Illustrations by Peter Strain

A selection of experimental typographic illustrations by Peter Strain.<p>Peter Strain is an award winning illustrator who lives and works in the city of …

10 UX Design Trends You Shouldn't Overlook in 2015

In today’s fast-changing world of user experience design, predicting the future is no longer the art of gazing into a crystal ball. Instead, keeping …

How people Photoshopped before Photoshop

Photoshop before Photoshop<p>100 years of manipulating images without computers<p>1856-57<p>c. 1855<p>1857<p>Almost as soon as the science of photography was …

Photo Manipulation

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

5 Things Successful Parents Know About Kids And Money

Teaching kids about money is complicated. We want our kids to be responsible savers, but not greedy hoarders. We want them to be generous and philanthropic, but not naïve and idealistic. We want them to be successful, but thanks to 2,000 plus years of meek-shall-inherit-the-earth messaging from a …

Kids

Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.<p>Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son's claim amounted to making a terrorist threat.<p>Steward …

Winter layering inspiration from the street style set - Fashion Galleries - Telegraph

Timberland cuts ties with APC after its founder, Jean Touitou, uses the N-word

Timberland has cut ties with the French fashion label APC after its recalcitrant founder, Jean Touitou, used a racially offensive word at a presentation in Paris.<p>Touitou used the term while showing the label’s autumn/winter collection, holding up a sign saying “Last Ni##@$ IN PARIS” after the name …

Winter Fashion

Kazam Tornado 348 review

Pros<p>Very slim, decent spec, good battery life<p>Cons<p>So-so camera<p>Price<p>£250<p>7 / 10<p>Every time a smartphone claims to be the thinnest in the world, we take …

Why the hell are Scandinavians insanely good at making addictive mobile games?

It used to be that Scandinavians had a reputation for being fierce viking warriors — now the only time most of them dress up with horned helmets and …

Mobile Gaming

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.<p>By Anna Peele18 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>On his new album, the Texas …

New Albums

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

TV Club: Empire: “Pilot”

It could be a while before I’m ready to give myself permission to fully engage with <i>Empire</i>. Not a “couple of episodes” while, I’m talking about a …

TV

IFC's 'Portlandia' takes a different path in season 5

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ask Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein to give up hints about the new season of "Portlandia," and a few words suffice to make any …

Comedy