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14 Photographs That Shatter Your Image of Famous People

14 Photographs That Shatter Your Image of Famous People
When you step out the door, you're playing a role. Whether you're a hippie, stock broker, police officer or biker, you dress the way the world expects you to dress, you act the way the world expects you to act. So you can imagine how much more intense this is for celebrities, whose very careers depend on managing a public image down to the molecule. But even they can't keep the occasional image-shattering photo from leaking out to the public ... #14. Dr. Via There are two kinds of people in the world: those who, when seeing this photo, immediately hear "Werewolves of London" in their heads, and those who do not. And no, this isn't one of those photo ops where a public figure poses with a prop to look like regular folk. Which is amazing, considering that a man who would attempt a shot like that in the middle of a match is probably something of a sore winner. #13. Via On one hand, none of us probably thought that Stephen Hawking was born in a wheelchair. #12.

30 Worst Book Covers and Titles We post so many great design examples here on Bored Panda that, I’m afraid, it can sometimes make you feel bad about yourself. That’s why it’s good to look at some bad works from time to time, to be more specific, we want to show you 30 Worst Book Covers and Titles! We’ve already posted 33 Worst Photoshop Mistakes, Top 15 Worst Logo FAILS and 40 Worst Album Covers of All Time, so we know how much you love these lists. Be sure to check them out if you missed them earlier! Now, start scrolling down the list, and when you finish, don’t forget to tell us what other funny book titles and worst book covers you know. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here. You can buy this book here.

5 Seemingly Harmless Things That Are Stressing You Out Ever fly into a rage for no reason? You think you're calm, but something comes along and pricks your balloon, and suddenly you're screaming at the car in front of you to JUST GO JESUS CHRIST IT'S GOING TO BE YELLOW FOR LIKE THREE MORE SECONDS. It's almost like you were stressed out and on the verge of snapping for hours before that. But that's strange -- you didn't feel stressed out. There's no life crisis going on at the moment. Well, the hormones that trigger what we call "stress" are affected by all sorts of seemingly harmless things that science is just beginning to understand. #5. Getty People spend a lot of time moaning about cubicles, but these days lots of offices have done away with them in favor of an "open plan" where everybody can see everybody else (just think of The Office sans the wacky antics, because, well, that's it). GettyNow scroll down very gradually so the slow reader at the back can keep up. The Stress Factor: Technically, it's not about the office per se. #4. #3.

Dancing at a party 5 Ways College Accidentally Prepares You for the Real World My freshman year of college was filled with some pretty depressing realizations. After all, like so many high school kids, I'd dreamed of college as a magical place where all petty, small-minded behaviors would magically float away. It would be a place filled with people who "got it." The halls would be teeming with bipolar, bisexual girls looking for three-ways with a deep and sensitive boy like me, and being a David Bowie fan would not be cause for suspicion. Still, college taught me a lot, and I'm not talking about all the things I learned as an English major: Dorothy Mermin explained the inherent anti-Irish elitism in T.S. Look, I'm sorry, but Cracked requires me to include a really old photo of myself in one out of every three columns I write. Y'see, although I wasn't conscious of it, in the back of my mind, whenever I saw children misbehaving, whether it was cheating or bullying or not sharing their toys, I thought, "Oh, some day, you'll have to grow up. #5. #4. GettyHe does. #3.

Crimson - Meme - StumbleUpon 6 One-of-a-Kind Things You Won't Believe Had Duplicates They say that there's nothing new under the sun, and that applies to more things than you realize. Whether you're talking about famous historical events or entire cities, the real world often winds up feeling a lot like Groundhog Day. #6. Via Wikipedia - US Public Domain You know the story of the Titanic by heart, and thanks to James Cameron, you probably even know it in 3-D."We just assumed half our passengers would want to die at any given moment." The One You Didn't Know About: There were actually three Titanics. Via"Why can't you be more like your sister? The Olympic made its intentions known right out of the gate when it arrived in New York after its maiden voyage and the sheer size of it sucked in and smashed up smaller ships in port. It's only when the Titanic sank that people started getting nervous about traveling on the Olympic, especially since both ships were practically devoid of lifeboats, and everyone saw how well that worked out for the Titanic. #5.

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5 Scientific Explanations Behind Everyday Nuisances #2. Salt That Clumps in the Shaker Clumped-up salt is a common nuisance and a gateway to many an awkward situation, as anyone who has been walked in on while hammering the salt shaker with an ice pick can attest to. It's one of those things that just seem to happen no matter what -- you store the stuff in a closed container in the darkness of your spice rack, yet the next time you fancy a dash on your fries, you can count on having to spend some time spice-punching the rock-hard formation that has somehow grown out of the grains. But it's not as if you can do anything about it. GettyYou're a cold bastard, salt. The Science: The problem is that your salt acts as a magnet -- for water. Can It Be Fixed? You might have been to a restaurant or diner somewhere that showed you the answer. GettyWell, some of them are maggots. The only problem is that the rice grains need to be periodically replaced, lest they soak up too much to handle their task. #1. The good news: It's not your fault.

40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind - StumbleUpon Asking the right questions is the answer… It’s not the answers you get from others that will help you, but the questions you ask of yourself. Here are 40 thought-provoking questions to help you refresh and refocus your thinking: Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. Also, check out our sister site, Thought Questions, for more photo-illustrated questions like these; and check out The Book of Questions if you’re interested in reading even more inspiring, thought-provoking questions.Title photo by: Helga Weber For all other photo credits please refer to Related 40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. April 13, 2012 In "Aspirations" 40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers … because asking the right questions is the answer. August 5, 2015 In "Happiness" 25 Photo-Illustrated Reminders to Help You Find Happiness

5 Reasons Immortality Would be Worse than Death If you're reading this, congratulations on having achieved the primary goal with which we begin each day: You have avoided death. We're big on this idea of not dying. We love stories of immortal vampires and invincible superheroes, each of us wishing on some level that was us. But could we? Evolution Will Turn You Into a Freak Contrary to what many people believe, humans are still evolving. Science has no idea where future mutations might lead us by that point, so it's anyone's guess what your neighbors will look like in the future. Their bodies and brains are going to continue to adapt to an ever-changing world. One thing we do know: You won't be getting any lovin'. Basically, it's nature's complicated "the triangle doesn't go in the square hole" law, with a bunch of subset rules that will kill off your children if you decide to take a hammer to the triangle. Of course, that's assuming that you're even safe walking around among the members of this new freak species. "Wait!

Global Food Disparity: A Photo Diary - StumbleUpon In an increasingly globalized world, it’s still sometimes shocking to see just how disparate our lives are compared with other human beings around the world. A book of photographs by Peter Menzel called "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" ("©Peter Menzel Ten Speed Press, published in 2005) makes a relevant point with great irony: at a time when hundreds of millions of people don't have enough to eat, hundreds of millions more are eating too much and are overweight or obese. In observing what six billion eat for dinner the authors note, "Today, more people are overweight than underweight." It is these cultural differences, emphasized and reinforced by the author, which exemplifies the lifestyles and dietary habits of people around the world. You can buy the book here. Meet the The Manzo family of Sicily. Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07.