oliveremberton 468k shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter I’m going to share a game with you. This game will reveal incredible things about whoever plays it; surprise, shock and delight complete strangers, and has kickstarted more friendships than I know how to count. Inside the Manconomy, the Industry Selling a New Kind of Masculinity There are a lot of commercials and celebrities and “celebrities” and books and hashtags and approximately 73 podcasts and at least one Bagel Bites campaign telling us how to be better fathers, husbands, friends, and colleagues. Their business is self-improvement—the individual and collective betterment of the male species—and they’re selling wokeness and intentionality, self-awareness and feminism. And we seem to be buying it.
Karma Jello - Cannabis, Psychedelics, Comedians, Astronomy, Philosophy, Photography, Art, MMA Karma Jello Cannabis, Psychedelics, Comedians, Astronomy, Philosophy, Photography, Art, MMA Psilocybin and The Psychedelic Experience Creates a Prolonged Positive Outlook on Life (Study)Based on these findings, shrooms may take you on a trip to a happier and more positively charged outlook of reality. 25 Documentaries Everybody Should Watch Sans Soleil This is not your average documentary. It is a fleeting memory, a sudden remembrance of times long past, a meditation on time and culture, a touch of an emotional diary. We follow the eyes of a world traveller who makes sharp observations and tries to convey them to his friend.
America’s Empty-Church Problem When pundits describe the Americans who sleep in on Sundays, they often conjure left-leaning hipsters. But religious attendance is down among Republicans, too. According to data assembled for me by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), the percentage of white Republicans with no religious affiliation has nearly tripled since 1990. This shift helped Trump win the GOP nomination. During the campaign, commentators had a hard time reconciling Trump’s apparent ignorance of Christianity and his history of pro-choice and pro-gay-rights statements with his support from evangelicals. But as Notre Dame’s Geoffrey Layman noted, “Trump does best among evangelicals with one key trait: They don’t really go to church.”
Blog New Flavour in Your Ear: Erosion Flow - 'Bedroom Jam' Straight outta Copenhagen, Henrik Koefod AKA Erosion Flow drops a new EP packing a tight list of low-slung, grime-tinged house and hazy, beat-driven electronica. Having already been featured on XLR8R and now set to share the stage with acts like Simian Mobile Disco, Bicep and Oneman at the Somerley Tea Party Festival, we dare say that this particular young Copenhagen upstart looks destined for big things. Record Store Day is a day that celebrates the world’s physical record stores. This year we’re joining in the festivities and inviting a line up of local and international DJs and artists to play in Studio A.
Rare Historical Photos Pt. 2 [19 Pics] Rare Historical Photos Pt. 2 [19 Pics] Oct 2 2012 Our first post highlighting rare photos was quite successful (1,300 views). Now you can travel back in time again with our second installment of interesting historical photos. Enjoy! Ageing: The girls who never grow older Our top 12 stories of 2014 - #4: A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immortality. Richard Walker has been trying to conquer ageing since he was a 26-year-old free-loving hippie. It was the 1960s, an era marked by youth: Vietnam War protests, psychedelic drugs, sexual revolutions. The young Walker relished the culture of exultation, of joie de vivre, and yet was also acutely aware of its passing.
25,000 Missing Deaths: Tracking the True Toll of the Coronavirus Crisis Peru 28,000 monthly deaths Jan. Dec. Deaths in 2020 Expected deaths in 2020 Blog A few days ago I put out this new Quirkology video. If you haven’t seen it yet, take a look. Hope you enjoyed that. At the moment it has had about 1.2 million views. Caroline Watt and I worked together on the piece, and I thought it might be interesting to take a look at some of the thinking behind it.
25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise.