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Deciphering the Vibrant Street Art of Porto

4 hours agoFood & Drink / Wine : CataVino

Enchanting, mystical, charming…these three words perpetually fall off my tongue when I describe the city of Porto. It’s a city that holds a thousand secrets etched on porcelain tiled buildings and abandoned romantic gardens teeming with flowering camelia trees. Show More Summary

Your Smile is Worth a Thousand Words

We meet so many people in our business activities at events, conferences, meetings, workshops and even randomly. I have found that if I invite and attract someone to me by my energy, attitude and self confidence all wrapped up in a big, warm smile and a firm handshake, it’s worth a thousand words. Show More Summary

Microchips-For-Newborns Hoax Has Thousands of Christians Believing That the End Times Are Near… Again

It doesn't matter how atrociously written the prose is, how unlikely the story, or how obscure or unreliable the site. Even if you put the word HOAX over the headline, hordes of people will still treat a made-up tale as if it were real. This...Show More Summary

Gold Futures Halted Again On Latest Furious Slamdown

It seems the two words "fiduciary duty" are strangely missing from the dictionary of the new normal's asset management community. This morning, shortly before 8:27am ET, someone decide that it was the perfect time to dump thousands of Gold futures contracts worth over half a billion dollars notional. Show More Summary

This 1981 Computer Magazine Cover Explains Why We’re So Bad at Tech Predictions

Thirty-three years later, artist Robert Tinney's concept smartwatch is worth at least a thousand words

Don’t Turn Your Back on Selfies

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — A selfie says a thousand words, especially when it’s taken with a longtime friend. We’ve all taken selfies to commemorate something together; it’s as if the moment doesn’t exist if we didn’t take that photo. Some selfie situations are more intense than others, however.

Coachella 2014: Lana Del Rey Debuts “West Coast” And Delivers A Rambling, Riveting Set

“My pussy tastes like Pepsi Cola” were the first words Lana Del Rey uttered at Coachella on Sunday night (April 13) as she strutted across the Outdoor Stage in front of thousands of dazed and delirious fans. And with that one lyric, she effortlessly set the tone for a rambling and rocky set that was... More »

Badgal Diaries: Rihanna Couples Up With Drake At Dinner To Celebrate BFF Melissa Forde’s Bday

Drake And Rihanna Dine Together For Melissa Forde Birthday Celebration Although neither Drake nor Rihanna have come out and admitted it yet, if a picture speaks a thousand words, then these two are most definitely a couple. AubRih was once

Breaking News! Glenn Greenwald Arrives in US, Not Arrested, Not Tortured, Not Murdered

After all the thousands of words Glenn Greenwald has written about the danger he faced if he returned to the United States, and how the government was out to get him and would undoubtedly throw him into solitary confinement instantly upon arrival, and possibly even murder him because that's how...

What Rolling Stone didn't get about 'Millennials' Sexual Revolution'

Even after reading Rolling Stone’s recent article “ Tales From the Millennials’ Sexual Revolution,” you might not have realized it was about polyamory. It was easy to miss. In several thousand words, the term appeared only one time. And no one could be blamed if the phrase that author Alex Morris chose in its stead caused even more confusion: “The New Monogamy.” Huh?

Worth a Thousand Words: Luncheon of the Boating Party

Add captionvia Wikipedia This is a favorite of practically everyone, with good reason.I completely agree with the sentiments of actor Edward G. Robinson who said, "For over thirty years I made periodic visits to Renoir's Luncheon ofShow More Summary

Celebrity Real Estate: Wayne Gretzky's 'Passion'-Charged Mansion Wants $10.5M

Word on the street is that retired hockey super star Wayne Gretzky just listed his Thousand Oaks, Calif. mansion for $10.5M. Because Gretzky happens to be something of a real estate kingpin,...

Respect The Curve: A Gallery Of The FUNNIEST Curves On The ‘Net

No one likes rejection (or the word “NO”) but it’s very common on social media where thirstballs are curved and put on BLAST for thousands to laugh at on the daily. Hit the jump for the funniest curves on the

20 Years After the Start of the Rwandan Genocide, ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Points to the Power of Words

6 days agoNews : Truthdig

The 1994 Rwandan genocide was stunning for its ferocity and speed. Eight hundred thousand people were killed in the span of just 100 days.

Worth a Thousand Words: Fishermen at Sea

Fishermen at Sea, William Turner, 1796via Wikipaintings When I came across this I couldn't tear my eyes away from the waves. They look so very real. Click through and take a look at this close up. I can almost feel the spray hit my face.

Worth a Thousand Words: Self-Portrait with a Beret

Self-Portrait with a Beret, Claude Monet, 1886via Wikipaintings And here I thought I liked his nature paintings best. I like the rather startled gaze. Or perhaps it's a gaze of fierce intensity. Odd how I can't decide which it is. I'd never have thought of them being interchangeable until this moment.

Syria: 'Never Again' Is Now

Twenty years ago this week the Rwandan genocide began. Since then we've filled museums with haunting relics, held memorials remembering the hundreds of thousands of victims senselessly slaughtered, and solemnly declared the words, "never...Show More Summary

United We Stand

You've heard it a thousand times before, I'm sure: "United we stand, divided we fall." And since this week is National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (NYACAW), those words keep ringing in my ears. They probably qualify as a cliché now, but just because they're overused doesn't make them any less true. The power of community is undeniable. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: Satyr Riding on Top of Dolphin

Satyr Riding Dolphinvia Barcelona Photoblog It occurred to me that I hadn't gone digging around in Barcelona Photoblog's archives for some time. Look at the treasure I found in the first month I chose (April 2007). It was hard to make a final choice, believe me. But this photo most of all made me say, "I want to go to there." And I do.

Kendall Jenner Ass Photo Blows Up Instagram, Proves She is Heiress to Kardashian Throne

This photo of Kendall Jenner defies description. It's one of those pictures that are truly worth a thousand words, although you could also sum it up in five. Wow. Look at that ass. We'd feel bad saying that if she were a regular kidShow More Summary

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