22 Reasons To Eat Chocolate That Will Make You Feel So Much Better About Your Guilt

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

22 Reasons To Eat Chocolate That Will Make You Feel So Much Better About Your Guilt

Chocolate pie, chocolate milkshakes, chocolate cake, chocolate bars…I really don’t care what form it comes in, I just LOVE chocolate! Usually, I try to abstain from the treat as much as possible. I’ve always thought that it would lead to acne, rotten teeth, and other health problems, but it turns out that the opposite is […]

Read More...

The Weather Gets These Kids Down, But Their School Janitor Makes Everything Better

, , , , , , , ,

The Weather Gets These Kids Down, But Their School Janitor Makes Everything Better

While he was out shoveling snow one day, this janitor at a secondary school in Russia decided to do something fun for the kids who have to walk in the bitter cold every day to get to class. Always artistically inclined, Semen Bukharin loves painting on canvas, but something about making pictures in the snow […]

Read More...

46 Years Ago, The National Guard Shot And Killed 4 Kent State Students

, , , , , , , , ,

46 Years Ago, The National Guard Shot And Killed 4 Kent State Students

On May 4, 1970, the realities of the Vietnam War reached Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Students were protesting the war as a result of President Nixon’s declaration of the United States’ intention to attack Viet Cong. More than 1,000 protestors and demonstrators were at the university campus. According to Kent State, the protests […]

Read More...

In Honor Of International Women’s Day, Here Are Some Incredible Women To Watch

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

In Honor Of International Women's Day, Here Are Some Incredible Women To Watch

The road to gender equality has proven to be an arduous one, but it’s always been paved by incredible women doing equally incredible work. By railing against the systems that have traditionally kept women under thumb, exceptional writers, activists, scientists, and politicians have made it their mission to call these systems into question, and ultimately […]

Read More...

A Man Rang This Little Girl’s Doorbell And Asked To Marry Her, But Wait Until You See The End

, , , , , , , , , ,

A Man Rang This Little Girl's Doorbell And Asked To Marry Her, But Wait Until You See The End

How old is old enough to get married? In Mali, West Africa, child marriage is an epidemic. As many as 82 girls under the age of 15 are married every day. The Danish organization BØRNEfonden, also known as the Children & Youth Foundation, works to raise awareness and funds for those in danger of child […]

Read More...

When A Photographer Combines Dogs And Peanut Butter, The Results Are Adorable

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

When A Photographer Combines Dogs And Peanut Butter, The Results Are Adorable

There’s something truly…special about watching a dog try to remove peanut butter from the roof of his or her mouth. On the one hand, the dog is relishing in the taste, but he or she probably also feels a little betrayed that there’s so much work involved with getting all of that goodness. Thankfully, though, […]

Read More...

You Might Think These Wildlife Photos Are Staged, But That’s How Close He Really Got

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

You Might Think These Wildlife Photos Are Staged, But That's How Close He Really Got

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever been to a national park, you know that approaching wildlife is typically frowned upon. And for good reason. That’s their turf, and things can go from bad to worse in two seconds flat if they feel like you’re encroaching on their territory. But what would you be able […]

Read More...

The Results Of Foot Binding Are Just As Crazy As You’d Imagine

, , , , , , , , , ,

The Results Of Foot Binding Are Just As Crazy As You'd Imagine

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7421173e6′).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118175_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1″); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7421173e6′); }); They say that pain is beauty, but if you ask me, some people take that adage to the absolute extreme. Take, for example, many women from China, who practiced the painful act of binding […]

Read More...

20 Photos Of Reflections That Will Blow You Away

, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

20 Photos Of Reflections That Will Blow You Away

“Sometimes there is so much beauty in the world, I feel like I can’t take it.” Remember that famous line from the Oscar winner “American Beauty”? Ricky Fitts was quite a dramatic character, but his words ring true. There is a lot of beauty in the world if you take the time to slow down […]

Read More...

This Artist Proves That You Don’t Need Photoshop To Create Unbelievable Images

, , , , , , , , ,

This Artist Proves That You Don't Need Photoshop To Create Unbelievable Images

While enhancing photography with programs like Photoshop is a talent in and of itself, there’s something to be said for photographers who can create totally unique images the old-fashioned way. In an age when photo manipulation is the artistic status quo, some creators still capture their subjects in their most authentic forms. One such artist […]

Read More...