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The fashion and beauty industry’s strangest jobs

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Beneath the glitzy façade of fashion lie unglamorous jobs involving light-holding, hair-flicking and dressing (The fashion and beauty industry’s strangest jobs http://t.co/nhRTVjl7sV)…

See on fashion.telegraph.co.uk
LGBT retirement home: the end of the rainbow

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Europe’s first LGBT retirement home, a modest 80s apartment block in Stockholm, gives gay people a friendly place in which to grow old. It’s the start of a growing trend, discovers Eleanor Margolis

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Restored Image of Amun Discovered in Sudan - Archaeology Magazine

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This stele depicting the Egyptian god Amun was defaced on the orders of a heretic pharaoh. http://t.co/PJQrAAuqPK http://t.co/LIcO7SSrlt

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A Multi-Function Clip That Hides a Toolbox In Your Hair
See on Scoop.it - Nerdy Needs

A Leatherman multi-tool hanging off your belt is a great way to stay prepared for emergencies, but it means you look like someone with a Leatherman hanging off their belt—and that part’s not so great.


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Changing the Way We See Native Americans
See on Scoop.it - Colorful Prism Of Racism


This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013 Matika Wilbur took on a project of massive scope: to photograph members of each Federally recognized tribe in the United States. “My dream,” Wilbur says, “is that our children are given images that are more useful, truthful, and beautiful.” 


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E-Books War To Intensify Between Apple And Amazon

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E-Books War To Intensify Between Apple And Amazon
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) on Friday confirmed acquisition of book recommendation service Book Lamp in an attempt to apparently boast its e-books sales.

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List of Literary Journals for LGBTQ Writers, Women, and Writers of Color
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In a previous post, I mentioned my desire to compile a list of journals and presses that exclusively focus on publishing underrepresented voices, such as women, LGBTQ writers, and writers of color. I’ve finally managed to pull something together that hopefully may prove to be a good starting point and resource for those writers who may wish to find a good home for their writing. Or maybe readers who wish to read more widely or diversely.


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ARRRG! Now there’s birth control shaming?! “Why I Don’t Care Why You Don’t Use Birth Control”
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24 women shared why they don’t use birth control - and it’s exactly as shame-y and problematic as you’d expect.

Deanna Dahlsad's insight:

ARRRG! Now there’s birth control shaming?! Now we don’t see access to birth control as a choice?! Shit, I thought that narrow vision was gone & in my lifetime we’d get people to see abortion as a choice… Now this?! *sigh*


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Confirmation Bias for Everyone!
Basset Hound Singing - With Piano Accompaniment
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Tristan Xavier matching pitch. Sort of.

Deanna Dahlsad's insight:

Our basset, Sir Oliver T. Puddington, does not howl. But he is very vocal. While he does not sing (yet?), his favorite song is MJ’s Thriller (he is very keen on the Vincent Price parts). While watching this video, Oliver was more interested in the “Good boy!”s


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