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6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

This Guy Created 365 Drawings To Document Every Single Day He Spent With His Beloved Wife

An inspiring tribute to love.<p>It's not easy to capture a moment.<p>Sure, we can take photographs, videos, record sounds, but ultimately, they all just …

In Defense of Learning Code the Hard Way

At least relatively speaking.<p>It's the new year, which means many of us are making resolutions to be better, healthier, less-bad, or just generally more valuable human beings.<p>One popular resolution is (again) learning to code. With an ever-multiplying field of e-learning websites, web dev bootcamps, …

2015 Readers Poll: Most Underrated Band - Features - Alternative Press

Some bands just don't get the praise they deserve. Here are your top picks for Most Underrated Band.<p>Runners-up:

Scientists May Have Figured Out Why It's So Hard to Get Out of Bed in the Morning

Are you a morning person or a night person? Are you already buzzing at 6:00 a.m., or do you hit your energy peak later in the day or even well after …

29 Things to Do in Oahu for $10 or Less

Oahu ain’t cheap -- we don’t have a “paradise tax” for nothing. Luckily, the island’s geological wonders provide tons of free beach-going and …

Not-So-Silent Night: 14 Punk Rock Christmas Classics

1 / 15<p>Like it or not, the holidays are upon us. And that means sugary Christmas music is taking over every department store, elevator, TV commercial …

16 Lessons We Learned From Our First Real Relationships

It's a truth universally acknowledged that no one forgets their first love.<p>Whether it lasted eight years or eight minutes, there's a scientific …

The 12 songs of a pop-punk Christmas featuring Fall Out Boy, Blink 182, more - Features - Alternative Press

There may be <i>a lot</i> of Christmas song lists floating around in the world right now, but we decided to shake things up a bit and highlight only the …

The Best Experimental Albums of 2015

<i>Featuring everything from wordless hymns sung by ghosts, to brain-massaging minimalism, to solitary field recordings, to a symphony of cicadas, The Out Door's Marc Masters and Grayson Haver Currin present their 20 favorite experimental releases of the year. Follow The Out Door on Twitter and Tumblr</i> …

The Thirteen Best Pop-Punk Christmas Songs Ever Of All Time

Yes, we put Skrillex's old band on this list.<p>It's Christmas time. Again. For one month out of the year we all have listen to a special genre of music, and that's Christmas music. Most Christmas songs suck, because writing good music is hard and Christmas songs are inherently more difficult to write …

Build a Music Studio in an Apartment Building

Introduction: Build a Music Studio in an Apartment Building<p>About: I am a paper engineer, writer, maker and chemist wannabe. In addition to pop-up …

Roland TR-909 drum machine made with HTML5

You can buy a 1980s era Roland TR-909 drum machine on eBay for about $4,000. Or you can just go here.

More E. coli cases linked to Chipotle

Another day, another round of E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating E. coli outbreaks in …

If We Instagrammed Our Real Lives, Here's What It Would Really Look Like

2015 might become known as the year that people "came out" on Instagram: Some of the most well-known bloggers finally admitted that the lives they …

Some not so sound love advice from your favorite bands including Blink 182, All Time Low - Features - Alternative Press

Some people look to magazines for advice on love. Others ask friends. Me; I think the best advice can be found in songs. Musicians always are talking …

Luke Skywalker is a jihadi who was radicalized by the Jedi

It's hard to make sense of the politics of Star Wars (a Senate whose electees include senators that represent government agencies; an elected …

Dating my best friend worked better the second time

I met Alex when we were 15. He was visiting family in my hometown while Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on his own. What started as a five-day …

Voight-Kampff Empathy Test, 2015 edition

Voight-Kampff Empathy Test, 2015 edition. [NBM Online via Waxy]

100 Years of Chinese Beauty is here, and it's absolutely gorgeous

Beauty trends come and go; but our memories of the best and worst of ’em last forever. Whether crimped hair and glitter eyeshadow in the ’90s or neon …

Paramore part ways with bassist Jeremy Davis - News - Alternative Press

Paramore’s Jeremy Davis has left the band. In an official statement released through Paramore’s Facebook page, remaining members comment, “To be …