Kim K's photo remake breaks Internet, Amber Rose pic forgotten forever -- Fusion Kim Kardashian is “breaking” the Internet with a remake of a provocative 1976 photo of Carolina Beaumont. Both the original photograph and the Kardashian remake were shot by famous French photog Jean-Paul Goude. We can picture Kanye shouting something like, “She is the most beautiful woman of all time to ever live! Four years ago, back in the days of KanyAmber, Kanye started a blog KanyeWest.com. The difference is that Rose’s photo — shot by some dude who’s not French — was entirely unmemorable, while Kim’s remake is killing it. So does Kanye have a fetish for Goude photos?
53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Courtney Seiter In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. At Buffer, we've shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We've explored tools that help anyone create visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It's a question with a lot of different answers and caveats. We'll explore all of these and then some in this post about free image sources. What is Creative Commons? There are various types of Creative Commons licenses that range from allowing any type of use with no attribution to allowing only certain uses and no changes. What is public domain? These terms will come up often as we discuss free photo sources. In this post, we'll break down more than 50 different sources and tools for visual content. Searchable photo databases 1.) 2.) Image Credit: khunaspix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net 3.) 4.)
Beyonce pens open feminist essay: ‘We need to stop buying into the myth of gender equality’ - News - People - The Independent Not to mention her refusal to call herself a feminist during an interview with British Vogue for the May 2013 edition ("That word can be very extreme," she told them). Review: Beyonce's New Album Is An Unashamed Celebration Of Very Physical Virtues But Beyoncé, it seems, is determined to claw back some of her "Independent Women" audience. In fact, she’s penned an entire essay on the subject of gender equality on behalf of the Shriver Report’s recent findings that 42 million women in the USA are either living in poverty or are on the brink of living in poverty. "We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality," the singer writes in her piece, titled ‘Gender Equality Is A Myth!’. "It isn’t a reality yet. "But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change. Why Beyonce Went Shopping In Walmart For Her Own Album "Humanity requires both men and women, and we are equally important and need one another. Beyonce Recorded 'More Than 80 Tracks' For New Album
Wintervacht Revives Decades-Old Blankets as Wool Coats Upon a first look at Wintervacht's brightly hued wool coats—from plum purple and canary yellow to curious patterns that evoke lava lamps or colorful chess boards—it's almost impossible to believe that in their past life, these coats were old blankets (and by old, we're talking decades). Thus, you won't find the standard outerwear shades of black, gray or even houndstooth here. While the Snuggie trend has come and gone, Wintervacht finally makes "sleeved blankets" wearable outside the house. Founded by designers Yoni van Oorsouw and Manon van Hoeckel, Amsterdam-based Wintervacht was born out of spontaneous necessity. "At that time, I lived in a house without any heating so I had three old woolen blankets on my bed to keep me warm during the winter," she continues. "We like to look at materials that have proven and kept their quality but lost their original purpose," says van Hoeckel. Usually, the designers can make two short coats, or one long coat, from an average-sized blanket.
The best pools around the world Under the direction of photographer David Sims, Karolin Wolter played everything from femme fatale with the utmost elegance, to off-the-wall tomboy for the Studio Vogue new season edit in the February edition of Vogue Paris. Originally from Germany, like Anna Ewers and Toni Garrn, she is part of the new generation of Nordic beauties taking over the runway. When she takes a break from her busy Fashion Week schedules, the German model likes nothing more than heading back to Berlin, a city she knows like the back of her hand. We’ve sussed out the hotel hotspots for 2015, right around the world from the Miami Beach Edition to Soho House Chicago, stopping off at the Ace Hotel in Panama.
How To Un-Break The Internet: Compare The Plight of Sarah Baartman To Kim Kardashian I will be frank: I do not respect Kim Kardashian’s “work,” whatever that is. She simultaneously manages to be society’s laughing stock while seemingly influencing popular culture and beauty standards. Her “work” is being whatever society wants her to be, and to me there is no art or talent involved. I avoid talking about her and I avoid participating in any form of popular culture that has anything to do with her. But here I am discussing her because she is a menace in that way. As you may know, she recently “broke the Internet” with a picture of her butt. de Oliveira’s piece, was many things but most especially, it was disrespectful to the memory of Baartman, callous in consideration to those who bear that legacy in their bodies, flat-out ignorant of African perspectives, and historically inaccurate, given most of the recent narratives that have emerged about Sarah. In the first place, context is everything. Now one can argue that Baartman had a choice – she could have not performed.
12 Sources for Free Images to Use on Your Blog and Social Media Posts November 3, 2014 by Tricia Goss The image you choose can make or break your social media updates, blog posts and other content. But, finding the right picture to accompany your post can be challenging. Not only do you need to find one that complements your post and grabs readers’ attention, but you also have to make sure you are free to share the pic. You can purchase stock photos, but that could take a bite out of your budget and even then, the choices are not always ideal. When you know where to look, you can find professional, attractive photos that are free for you to use. Why We Love It: Every 10 days, Unsplash releases 10 new, high-resolution photos that you can use in any way you want. Searches and Downloads: There is no search feature, so you’ll have to browse to find the photo you want, but you can subscribe and have the 10 new pics emailed to you each week. The site includes a helpful search feature and you have the option of downloading various sizes of each photo. Related
Did the Dagenham women's equal pay fight make a difference? 30 September 2010Last updated at 05:45 By Claire Heald and Caroline McClatchey BBC News A new film portrays women's battle for equal pay at Ford's Essex plant in the 1960s. But as the pay gap between working men and women endures, how much difference did they make? The spotlight falls on the women of the Ford car plant in Dagenham, Essex, this week, just as it did when they got up from their sewing machines and walked out on strike in 1968. Their story is the subject of a new British film, Made in Dagenham. It tells how 187 car-seat cover machinists challenged the accepted norm and took industrial action in the battle to get their work recognised as skilled and equal to their male colleagues. It follows the women as they brought car production at the bedrock of UK car manufacture to a halt, prompted the lay-off of thousands of workers and was only solved with the intervention of then secretary of state, Barbara Castle. 'No bra-burning' "We didn't burn our bras on the way," says Eileen.
The Guardian – New season, new trends We are starting the new "fashion/non-silly news/football/school/theatre/TV/harvest" (select as appropriate) season with a look at new and continuation of old trends. Watch that trend Smartwatches are the next big thing, according to Business Insider, which expects 91.6 million smartwatch units to be sold globally in 2018, creating an estimated $9.2 billion (£5.9 billion) market. Indeed, smart device giants have signalled the war for the wrist: Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Gear on 4 Sept, Sony is updating its SmartWatch and Apple is expected to release iWatch around mid-2014. Smartwatches will get traction with consumers, because they are more convenient to carry around than smartphones, people generally like wearing watches, which also can be a fashion statement and there is a huge potential health, fitness, location, personal organiser, news alerts, etc. uses for the device. Demanding brands We are used to the idea of consumers demanding ethical behaviours from companies and brands.
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