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These Movies Were Just Named the Worst of the Year

One day before Hollywood honors the best movies of 2015 with Academy Award nominations, the Razzies have singled out the industry’s worst.<p>Blockbuster …

Movies

Mogees - Transform anything into a musical instrument.

Mogees transforms anything into a musical instrument, giving you an entire world of new creative possibilities. Just stick the Mogees sensor to …

12 cool indie magazines for women who know better

While the term "print is dead" might still apply to mainstream glossies that are struggling, smaller niche magazines are actually thriving. Last …

Feminism

Adorable Baby Koala Poses for Her Very First Photoshoot

Australia's Symbio Wildlife Park is currently paying tribute to their adorable koala Imogen. The lovable joey will be celebrating her 1st birthday this coming weekend, so the park wants to look back on her life thus far. Even though Imogen is now happy and heathy, circumstances weren't always …

Cute

What Would Politicians Look Like with Man Buns?

Over the last few years, the “man bun” has grown in popularity as a laid-back style choice amongst men. Now, it’s quite common to see young men casually sporting a top knot. What about politicians, though? Their societal status doesn’t exactly allow them to wear their hair in a casually-styled bun. …

George Washington

There is a type of fungus that can instantly induce orgasms in women with its smell

The medicinal qualities of certain plants and herbs are well known, and these types of natural remedies been used to heal people for thousands of …

23 Famous Movie Poster Photos Without Text

Famous movies often have iconic movie posters that are easily recognizable at a glance. We’ve collected text-less versions of 23 different posters to …

Adorable 5-Month-Old Domesticated Fox Helps Raise Awareness for Her Species

Rylai is a 5-month-old red fox who has captured the hearts of thousands as one of the cutest pets on Instagram. Since her birth in April, she's spent her days eating, playing, and maintaining an adorably snuggly sleep schedule. Seeing as she's white in color, many assume that Rylai's an arctic fox, …

Pets

Winners: Foam Talent 2015 - Photographs courtesy of Foam Amsterdam | LensCulture

Every year, across the world, new photographic talents emerge, while previously emerging talents establish themselves in the field. For the past nine years, a key platform in this process has been the Foam Talent Call. Since 2006, Foam has identified hundreds of talented photographers, from all …

‘Fantastic Four’ Is So Bad That Fans Are Allegedly Begging For A Porn Parody

It’s been several weeks since the latest <i>Fantastic Four</i> film was released with a whimper, and the movie has been going downhill since, with both fans and critics saying the the film isn’t just bad…it’s awful. Now, the only thing that might save the franchise is an adult film parody of the superhero …

Fantastic Four

Couple Hilariously Recreates Newborn Photo Shoot with Their Puppy

A common question often posed towards couples is, “So, when are you having kids?” While it can be an irritating inquiry, one couple found a hilarious way to deflect the issue. Matt Kay and Abby Lee staged a very special photo shoot—the kind you see from newborn parents—only instead of a little …

Vintage

Exquisite Installations Unwind Strands of Ropes into Delicate Trees

Mello + Landini is a collaboration between Brazil-based artists Janiana Mello and Daniel Landini. Together, they create an on-going series of installations called <i>Ciclotrama</i>, which consist of intertwining ropes that twist and unwind into organic forms like roots and trees.<p>To the artists, <i>Ciclotramas</i> …

Design

Pine Tree Ballads - Photographs and text by Paul Thulin | LensCulture

<i>Paul Thulin is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. He was also one of the eight “jurors’ picks.” Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. Below, you can also read more about what made his work</i> …

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

North Island

How School Dress Codes Shame Girls and Perpetuate Rape Culture

Some of our most powerful and lasting ideas about the world around us are learned at school. Hard work pays off. Success comes from working together. …

Feminism

Nestle challenges Indian order on Maggi noodles recall

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Nestle India Ltd has taken issue with an order from regional food inspectors in a northern Indian state to recall a batch of Maggi noodles on the grounds that it contained dangerous levels of lead.<p>A Nestle logo is pictured on a factory in Orbe April 20, 2012. REUTERS/Joao …

India

Coldplay reveal ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’ – watch

Band lead cast of the HBO series in a musical version of the show for Red Nose Day<p>Coldplay have revealed their <i>Game of Thrones: The Musical</i> recorded …

6 Ways Periods Have Been Used to Send a Social Message

Taboo, schmaboo<p>If you’ve been anywhere near the Internet recently, you’ve probably seen this photo:<p>Rupi Kaur, a Canadian artist and poet, decided to make the taboo surrounding menstruation the theme of her college photo project, so she snapped pics featuring herself lying on her side with …

The 20 Best Movies about Dreams and Dream Worlds

7. Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985)<p>With a singular title and a heavy Orwellian influence, Terry Gilliam went on to create a cult classic for the sci-fi …

Are peaceful Muslims in denial about their religion?

Isis has sharpened many people's sense of paranoia towards Islam. The majority of Muslims have a peaceful reading of the Koran, but as Isis commits …

Christian sex activists warn against the “dangers of mommy porn” and “50 Shades of Grey”

<b>Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in "Fifty Shades of Grey" (Universal Pictures)</b><p>Writers urge women to “put down Cosmo and pick up the Bible” — or trade “50 Shades” for their Bible-based manual<p>Rachel Kramer Bussel<p>February 5, 2015 9:15pm (UTC)<p>“Fifty Shades of Grey” is not a book that inspires …

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …

The 2015 Indiewire Sundance Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

<b>LINEUP</b><p>Sundance 2015: The Complete Festival Lineup With Grade Averages<p><b>NEWS</b><p>The Winners of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival<p>Sundance Film Festival …

Photographer Makes Fruits and Vegetables Glow by Sticking Lights Inside

Romanian photographer Radu Zaciu has been experimenting recently with photographing fruits and vegetables using internal lighting. He places bulbs …

Photography

Watch 23 of the best dolly zooms in cinematic history

Vashi Nedomansky compiled this terrific collection of famous dolly zoom shots. Cinematographer Irmin Roberts used it to great effect in Hitchcock's</i> …

Pulp Fiction

Watch This Short Animation About The Smartphone Apocalypse

London-based animator Yukai Du’s new short film, <i>Way Out</i> plays like a <i>Left Behind</i> for techies. In the animated short, whimsically stylized people are enraptured by their phones, small yellow lines from screens illuminating their faces wherever they go. Before long, the technophilia becomes goes …

Animated Movies

Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride: ‘I know what my epitaph will be’

Since its release in 1987, The Princess Bride has built a devoted following – nowhere more so than in the Freeman household. Hadley Freeman takes her family along to meet its dashing star Cary Elwes<p>Back in 1987, my mother took my little sister Nell and me to see a new movie she’d read something …

Dress Codes