Jay Baratilla

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Learn The Long & Short Of What It’s Like To Be A Professional Penis Photographer

Genitals: They exist and holy smokes do people love seeing pictures of ’em! And, as the frustrated clerk at your local Apple Store can tell you, getting quality photos of said genitals isn’t always a slam dunk. That’s why professional penis photographers like Soraya Doolbaz exist. To save us from …

Manny the Selfie Cat Will Steal Your Heart

Manny the little gray tabby cat loves exploring with his human, romping about with his loyal dog pals, and taking pictures of their various …

Gender Is Eternally Fluid in These Vintage-Looking Nude Portraits

Tonight, Rybyn Renee Hasty's "Z" is exhibiting photos that depict a spectrum of genderqueer and gender non-conforming individuals at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn.<p>Tonight at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, an exhibition of ambrotype photographs by Robyn Renee Hasty called "Z" opens to the public. The photos …

8 Things Picky Eaters Wish Their Parents Knew

It's hard for parents to understand how a toddler can go from eating everything to barely touching his or her meals. It's even more difficult for them to understand why kids are so reluctant to try new foods. And without a big picture understanding of why kids eat the way they do, parents are left …

Parenting

9 Super Simple Ways to Make Facebook Less Annoying

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9 Stunning Then And Now Photos Showing How Far The Philippines Has Come Since Typhoon Haiyan

The storm, which made landfall a year ago this week, was the most powerful to ever hit the Philippines.<p>More than 7,000 people either died or went missing in the storm, which was the most powerful to ever make landfall.<p>These nine composite images show how residents have been rebuilding their …

Which Lord Of The Rings Star Won't Be Showing Up In The Final Hobbit?

Find out where Prometheus 2 could be headed. Plus a fan theory makes a good guess at where <i>American Horror Story</i>'s fifth season might be set. …

Horror

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn’t take it …

Man and Uber Man

Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. His enemies include the taxi industry, regulators around the world, his rivals, and even, on occasion, his customers.<p>Every now and then, when he’s …

Best. Episode of Arrow. EVER!

"The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak," gives us a technically perfect superhero origin story. It's so beautiful, so elegant, that I want to enter it …

A Psychological Transformation That Only Astronauts Experience

We know very little about the effect of space travel on the human psyche – but what we have learned so far suggests that it's profound.Read more...

Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As "Common White Girls"

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

According to Jesus the Real Issue Isn't the Lack of Morals -- It's the Abundance of Hypocrisy

When Jesus walked the earth, his focus was ultimately on showing people that the problem in the world is not the lack of morals, but the abundance of hypocrisy. When he pointed the finger to make the problem of hypocrisy clear, his finger wasn't aimed at the outsiders, it was aimed squarely at the …

Portrait of a 'Writer'

I'm the worst kind of writer.<p>I'm the kind of writer who rarely writes, but retains the title. I'm prone to tiresome amounts of alliteration -- even now, I'm resisting the urge to be alliterative, and not doing a very good job of it. My writing often sounds like writing, in a bad way.<p>But this is …

5 Parenting Lessons My Mother Couldn't Teach Me

Wouldn't it be great if there was a parenting handbook that detailed the exact recipe for happy, well-adjusted children who grew up to be phenomenal adults? Alas, no such handbook exists, and so many of us turn to our own parents for the roadmap to successful child-rearing.<p>Parenting is largely a …

You May Have Been A Lab Rat In A Huge Facebook Experiment

A newly published paper reveals that scientists at Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on hundreds of thousands of users by tweaking their feeds and measuring how they felt afterward.<p>In other words, Facebook decided to try to manipulate some people's emotional states -- for …

12 Habits of Highly Heathy People

While at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, a series of twelve large posters that extended for about thirty feet caught my attention. The twelve posters were all under one heading: "12 Habits of Highly Healthy People." Note: not just healthy people, but "highly" healthy people. I spent some …

Red wine and chocolate for better health? Maybe not

Does the idea that drinking red wine and eating chocolate can promote better health and help you live longer sound too good to be true? According to a new report, it just might be.<p>Some studies in laboratory animals and cells have suggested that consumption of resveratrol — part of the family of …

Magnani

Italian film and stage actress Anna Magnani appears in Rome in the 1960s.

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Cannabis Cup: Denver holds festival in the shadow of state capitol

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of 20 April has gone mainstream in the first state in the US to legalise recreational marijuana.<p>Tens of thousands gathered this weekend in Colorado for cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment, from a marijuana industry expo …