Amanda Lopez

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14 Signs You're Really Happy (And How To Stay That Way)

If someone on the street asked you if you were happy -- what would you say?<p>Many factors influence how we feel on a day-to-day basis, whether it’s a struggle at work or an issue in our personal lives, and most of them can decline our feelings of positivity and well-being. And we aren’t alone -- …

Couple Celebrates Their 61st Anniversary With “Up” Inspired Photoshoot

Nina and Gramps have been married for 61 years, however, all they’ve got from their wedding day is a single photograph. On one of the most important …

How to Throw a Holiday Party on the Cheap

Your guests will never know you budgeted, we promise

Item of the Day: Honk If You Love Feminism Tee Shirt

The other day I got to see the wonderful and amazingly talented Nadia Kamil perform. (If you don’t know her, look her up immediately on that link.) …

The Fusion Of Colors In Leonid Afremov’s Nostalgic Oil Paintings

The elegance of the rich colours playing together on Russian-Israeli artist Leonid Afremov’s nostalgic oil paintings gives us the opportunity to …

Our Problems and Flaws Turned Into Cartoons by Angel Boligan

Art can be used to express powerful ideas and messages, and Cuban cartoonist Angel Boligan’s political and social cartoons are a perfect example of …

Gifts for the Jane Austen Super Fan

Die-hard Austenites like myself are always thrilled when they receive a gift that not only lets them know that the giver knows them oh-so-well, but …

8 Simple Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter

With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.<p>With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.

10 Obscure Words About America’s Favorite Morning Beverage

I’m not a coffee expert. If I were, I would definitely not be whittling away at research papers for hours on end, hoping to uncover the “real” …

5 Reasons 'Gone Girl' is the Perfect Holiday Read

The holidays are a magical, delicious time of year. You spend time with your loved ones, you get to shower them with beautifully wrapped gifts, and …

7 Things You Learn From Working In A Restaurant

In order to become a decent human being, one must work in a restaurant or in retail at some point in their lives. In addition to strengthening your …

Are Amazon’s Drone Plans Just a Fantasy?

Jeff Bezos says an unmanned aircraft could be dropping books at your door in five years. But he glossed over the huge legal, technological, and …

Disney’s Sublimely Subversive ‘Frozen’ Isn’t Your Typical Princess Movie

Disney's Frozen debunks outdated tropes like love at first sight and damsels in distress, slyly showing us how not to make a princess movie. Warning: …

Can Being With Your Family on Thanksgiving Actually Kill You?

We all know that spending time with your extended clan over the holidays can be aggravating. It can also end your life, science says. How to save …

​The Best Condoms for Her

​These condoms protect you without sacrificing your pleasure.<p>You probably don’t give much thought to condoms when it comes to your pleasure. After all, you use them to protect yourself from STIs and an unintended pregnancy, and their effectiveness is priority number one.<p>While condoms usually do …

25 Habits To Break By Age 25

This year, I celebrated my 25th birthday by eating multiple Magnolia Bakery cupcakes, attending improv class and watching a comedy show with friends. …

Would You Ever Travel Long-Term?

The November winds are gusting, the fiery orange and red leaves are falling to the ground and fading to brown, and the temperatures are dropping. …

I am a Feminist Because…

The feminist moment both in the past and modern day is not without its flaws. There are still issues that need to be addressed, but being a feminist …

Should We Pay For News?

Occasionally I’ll buy a real newspaper, a proper physical one that makes crumply noises when I turn the page and causes me to accidentally smudge …

Keep Your Sick Butt at Home!

<i>You’d think</i> we’d all be on the same team about valuing our health over our money, time, and work. <i>You’d think</i> that in the event that someone gets a …

Watch This Girl Sing 'Wrecking Ball' While Reading The Lyrics In Braille

Her voice is amazing. Joyce Jimenez, from the Philippines, is only 11 years old and has a soulful voice of an adult. She is blind, so she is reading …

10 Reasons To Love Portland

• <b>People Love To Make Things Here</b>. The heart of Portland beats to an Artisanal beat. It’s true, as seen in Portlandia, the things we love to make can …

Little Girl Sent Home Because Of Her Hair...Wait, What?

Do you remember your very first trip to the principal’s office? That short walk from your classroom felt almost unbearable as you searched your brain …

Recently Discovered World’s Largest Cave, Son Doong, Open to Visitors

There are many things that make the Son Doong Cave in Vietnam a remarkable natural wonder; at about 9km in length, 200m in width and 150m in height, …

These Cozy-Looking Clothes Are Actually Carved From Stone

At a glance, it looks like a regular cozy hoodie. But looks can be deceiving. Sydney-based artist Alex Seton creates these super-realistic sculptures …

When Nature Runs Out Of Paint: 25 All-White Animals

Given the millions of different shades of color that we see in nature, it’s no wonder that, once in a while, nature might simply run out of paint. …

Free Porn Is Threatening the Adult Industry. Here Are 5 Ways to Save It.

The adult industry is struggling under a wave of free content. Porn star Aurora Snow on how it can fight back.<p>Free porn on the Internet is …

Radical Fast Food Joint Doubles Down on High Wages

So you thought $12 an hour for a burger place was revolutionary? Try $15.<p>In August, I spoke with the owners of Moo Cluck Moo, a Detroit-area burger …

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Pledging Allegiance: Game Of Thrones House Bow Ties

This is a series of Game of Thrones house sigil bow ties made by Etsy seller 2Marys. They come in Lannister, Baratheon, Stark, Targaryen and Arryn …