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Tips + Advice

6 Ways to Cry and Still Seem Like a Manly Man

In our society especially, maintaining your status as a manly man means sauntering around like a superhero in street clothes. And superheroes express themselves by displaying their might, grunting when things get tough (or something’s a little heavy), and laughing in clusters of three “ha”s. Superheroes do not cry. Writers of the show Lois and Clark had […]

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News Flashes

Ten Fictional Men I Wanted To Marry When I Was Six

We all formulate basic ideas of romance and love at some point in our early adolescences. Like most little girls, I dreamed of meeting someone and living the rest of my life out fairy-tale style. My vision of the perfect mate was someone who was heroic, smart, determined, of a strong moral fiber, a highly […]

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History of Love

Lipstickory: The Colorful History of Lipstick

Extra glossy, bright reds, neutrals, mattes, sparkly – with the number of new spins that make up companies put on lipstick, you’d think that it was a relatively new invention. But upon investigating the origins of lipstick, I surprised to discover that women over the past millennia have gone to great (though sometimes a bit unsavory) […]

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Tips + Advice

10 Opening Lines to Make That Hot Mailman YOUR Hot Mailman

When you find a man that shows up everyday wind, rain or shine – hold on to him. This article is dedicated to my friend Marie. Marie has a hot mailman. She just happens to open her curtains and peer out the window every day, at the exact time the mailman happens to walk up […]

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History of Love

Cause to Kiss the Ground

by Vic Shayne A teenager of eighteen years goes off to war in 1941 and is sent to the Pacific Theatre. In 1945 he returns a man who spends years in a dreadful Japanese POW camp, tortured and forced on a death march. He barely comes out alive and loses all of his closest friends. […]

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News Flashes

Eight Reasons to Love Spiders (Or At Least Spare Them)

Let me start this article off by admitting how petrified I am of spiders. Every man in my life has been transformed, at some point, into an all-powerful spider warrior. It goes like this: my fiancé will be working quietly in our home office when, suddenly, he’ll hear a shriek from the kitchen; he’ll fall […]

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Film + TV

Flamingos Flamencos!

In all parts of the world, single flamingos attend a sort of synchronized dance party as a way to attract their mates. Enjoy this fascinating video that’s reminiscent of Lord of the Dance with South American passion!

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Photographs

Strangers Touching Strangers

While we touch those we are close with regularly and freely, touch among strangers remains taboo in our culture. We are apt to apologize  for accidentally brushing a strangers hand or pull away quickly should our knees touch the person seated next to us. Consequently, there’s something very moving about these portraits by photographer Richard […]

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History of Love

The Art of Kissing Comes Naturally

I’d like to know who it was that first thought, “hey, wouldn’t it be a fabulous if, at the same time as I kiss what’s her face on the mouth, I just stick my tongue out?” I mean, it doesn’t really sound like a brilliant idea on paper. Is that one of those romantic things […]

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Art + Illustration

Everybody Needs a Pet

Pets give us so much, make sure to give the pet in your life a little extra love today. (If you know who the artist of this illustration is, please let us know – we’d love to give them credit!)