Internationally renown as the Queen of Double Eyes, Alex Garant studied visual arts at Notre-Dame–De-Foy College just outside Quebec City. After graduating in 2001, she ultimately settled in Toronto, Canada. She decided to truly commit to her passion for Arts after suffering from a heart attack in 2012, changing forever how she would see the world. Continue reading »
Journalists Mistook An Ordinary Teacher For A Famous Star, And This Changed Her Life In An Amazing Way
63-year-old Lyn Slater lives in New York and teaches students at Fordham University. She can pinpoint exactly the moment that her life changed forever. A few years ago, Lyn was waiting for a friend not far from the Lincoln Center, where the various shows of Fashion Week were taking place. Some photographers standing nearby mistook the stylish woman for a famous personality in the fashion industry. Continue reading »
Nicholas Nixon first took a photograph of his wife and three sisters back in 1976.
It looked like a typical family photograph, but he saw something truly special amongst the Brown sisters. He saw a beautiful project and a special bond.
Ever since that first photograph, Nixon has made it a yearly tradition to take a photo of the Brown sisters. The project would be a very intimate look at sisterhood and how time affected our lives and relationships. Although time may change our appearance and our bodies, it never changes the love shared amongst sisters. Continue reading »
Over the last 100 years, the women we consider to be sex symbols have had a huge variety of body shapes. Check out this decade-by-decade description of what people considered to be a “hot body.” Continue reading »
Prankster Changed The Hollywood Sign To “Hollyweed” To Celebrate The Decriminalization Of Marijuana, Again!
Back in the day of January 1st 1976, Danny Finegood and friends climbed to the top of Mount Lee and used stones, rope and sheets to change the Hollywood sign into reading “Hollyweed”. This was done to celebrate that a new marijuana law had been implemented by the state of California. It changed the charge of possession of marijuana from a felony to a misdemeanor. The changing of the sign made front pages around the world. Continue reading »
None of us should ever succumb to panic — real life is definitely still out there despite the huge role that the Internet plays in modern life. Gadgets and technology play a part in our lives, but it really is just a part. Nevertheless, it’s funny to think about the hundreds of little ways these things have changed our behavior. Continue reading »
This house in Toronto, Canada was built 72 years ago. Recently, the owner — an ordinary 96-year-old woman, a seamstress and knitter by trade — decided to sell it. But when real estate agents came to see the house, they gasped in astonishment. Judging by the interior design, they were back in the 1950s. Every centimetre was decorated with love and attention to detail. Among themselves, local real estate businessmen dubbed it “a pearl that’s been hiding in a shell.” Continue reading »
The creators of the YouTube channel Cut have on more than one occasion focused on the changes which have taken place in women’s fashion in different countries across the course of the past century. Finally, they’ve done the same thing for men: using the example of fashionable American guys, the guys over at Cut have reproduced the dominant style for each decade of the twentieth century one by one. It’s absolutely fascinating to see how much things have changed! Continue reading »
When the Hollywood Sign was dedicated on this day, July 13, in 1923, there was little hint that it would become an iconic emblem. In fact, the sign didn’t even say “Hollywood.”
Dedication of the sign, 1923. (Photo Courtesy of the Hollywood Sign Trust and HollywoodPhotographs.com. All Rights Reserved.)
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This is the original photo. “Beatlemania. October 1965, London, England, UK. Policemen struggle to restrain young Beatles fans outside Buckingham Palace as The Beatles receive their MBEs (Member of the British Empire) in 1965.” Let’s take a deep into the process below.
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