Best Funny Pictures: Why God Made Pets « Bad parents... | Main | OFF-TOPIC: Free PSP and Free Xbox 360 offers turn out to be legit (but only the ones from FreePay/Gratis) » May 31, 2005 Stumble It! L Filipe dos Santos ‘ L Filipe dos Santos (aka Corcoise) was born in the summer of 1978 in Portugal. He grew up in a rural environment but watched too much television and, through his adolescence, he developed his rural-hype self identity. Not knowing what to do with it, he searched for some way to express himself. So, by the age of 16, he started sketching.
40 Beautiful Nature and Animal Paintings by Carol Cavalaris Carol Cavalaris lives in the middle of a forest in the high country of Colorado. It is the wild beauty of her surroundings that inspires her digital paintings of wildlife and nature. Carol currently exhibits her work in several Colorado galleries, including the Grace Gallery in the famous Santa Fe Avenue Art District in Denver. She is a freelance artist for The Mountain, and creates custom art, specializing wildlife, floral, and pet paintings. Her on-line galleries can be viewed on her website.
sidewalk chalk guy sidewalk chalk guy «« back to gprime.net all material copyrighted by its original creator | 10 Ways to Instantly Build Self Confidence Self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared out of your wits. Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you. Perception is reality — the more self confidence you have, the more likely it is you’ll succeed. Although many of the factors affecting self confidence are beyond your control, there are a number of things you can consciously do to build self confidence. By using these 10 strategies you can get the mental edge you need to reach your potential. 1.
"The most beautiful thing I've ever seen" - Roger Ebert's Journa When I began as a film critic, Jean-Luc Godard was widely thought to have reinvented the cinema with "Breathless" (1960). Now he is almost 80 and has made what is said to be his last film, and he's still at the job, reinventing. If only he had stopped while he was ahead. That would have been sometime in the 1970s. Maybe the 1980s. For sure, the 1990s. Power of Language - I’m Sorry, I Don’t Know, I Can’t Photo by Vanessa Paxton I find myself blurting out I don’t know as an instant answer to questions I don’t have immediate answers for. Lately, I’ve been noting how these simple words made me feel, and I’m starting to take notice that on some level, these casual words are effecting my emotions and self-esteem.
28 Recommended Art and Design Tumblrs I Heart My Art Tumblr has quickly become the ideal platform for crowd-sourcing art on the web. I have chosen 28 Tumblrs that range from contemporary, modern, and classical art; vintage illustration; vintage photography; design and typography. Each of these Tumblrs has its own spectacular character. Stress Changes Who Men Find Attractive When men are under stress, instead of preferring women who resemble themselves as they normally do, they choose dissimilar women, researchers now find. Scientists in Germany and their colleagues had 50 men look at 30 pictures of erotic female nudes. These photos were computer-modified so their faces subtly resembled either the volunteer in question or another volunteer. All the men in question were white, clean-shaven heterosexual university students of normal weight without facial tattoos or piercings, and none of the men recognized the erotica had been computer-modified or resembled them. Before the volunteers looked at the nude pictures, they put their hands in either comfortable body-temperature water or painfully cold water. Tests of heart rate and blood pressure, as well as of saliva to check for the stress hormone cortisol, all confirmed the cold water stressed the men while the warm water did not.