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The 81-Year-Old Girl With The Lizard Tattoo… And More Than 50 Others

December 18, 2014 by

For her 75th birthday, Helen Lambin, a retired secretary, celebrated in a most unusual way... she got a tattoo. Now six years and more than 50 tattoos later, the 81-year-old Chicagoan (born in Iowa) credits that decision with changing her life “expansively.” “It radically changed growing older,” Helen remarked. “Because when I talk to these people of all different ages, they ... [Read More]

Porn For Book Lovers: The Art Of Making A Book

Porn For Book Lovers: The Art Of Making A Book

December 17, 2014 by

Individual letters put together to form words that are connected to make sentences that are then weaved into stories meant to entertain, educate, or inform. Those are the foundations of any book. But in the age of e-readers and internet-everything, it's easy to forget what it once took to physically make one. Aptly described as "porn for book lovers," this beautiful video captures each step of the truly ... [Read More]

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Why Feminism Is Important: A PSA

December 17, 2014 by

Comic created by communications student and illustrator Ameorry Luo. ... [Read More]

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Paintbrush Portraits Take The Concept Of Upcycling To An Entirely New Level

December 15, 2014 by

San Francisco-based artist Rebecca Szeto uses paintbrushes to create her artwork, but it’s not quite what you think. Instead of using paintbrushes to paint, Rebecca creates something completely unique, taking the concept of upcycling to an entirely new level. Combining her master carving skills with a keen sense of humor, ... [Read More]

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If You Had Nine Lives How Would You Live Them? Artists Respond With Awesome Pop Art Series Of Iconic Heroes As Cats

December 12, 2014 by

Artists Candace Patterson and Will Kiser, committed partners in life and in "making art for the people," set out to create an inspiration packed, visual mashup centered on the two things they are obsessed with most: cats and pop art. The result is NINE LIVES, an original ... [Read More]

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The Surprising Truth Behind The “Armor Dress” That Whipped Our Facebook Page Into A Frenzy

December 9, 2014 by

Last week, we randomly stumbled on this photo in the deep bowels of the web. Having no caption or accompanying details, we didn’t know what we were looking at; we just knew this "Armor Dress" was insanely awesome and would make anyone wearing it look like a total badass. We came to learn - thanks Google! - that the dress was connected ... [Read More]

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The Feminist Graffiti Writing Is On The Wall

December 5, 2014 by

Like so many other parts of our society, graffiti and street art tend to be male-dominated art forms. However, a growing number of women are embracing the medium and have managed to break through the competitive scene. These women scale fences, break the law, and risk their lives to comment on the global issues that women face today. ... [Read More]

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Artist Declares… My Body Is Not A Democracy, Sets New Rules For Her Empire

December 4, 2014 by

By Teafly Peterson - My body is not a democracy. My body is an empire and I am its dictator. You do not get a vote. There will be no coup d’etat. Rebel forces will not overthrow me. I am in charge of it forever. You are welcome to have your opinions. And you are welcome to keep them for yourself. Please do not leave them at the gates of my empire. They will only be thrown in the incinerator, as all of my ... [Read More]