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  • The Best Modern Lesbian Spoken Word Poets
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    The Best Modern Lesbian Spoken Word Poets

    6 years ago

    The women's lib movement has found a home in spoken word performances, and some incredibly talented feminist and/or lesbian poets have emerged over the past decade.

  • Where to Find Inspiration for Tattoos
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    Where to Find Inspiration for Tattoos

    3 days ago

    How many times have you thought to yourself, "I want another tattoo, but I don't know what?" I've found myself in that predicament many times. I've learned, however, that inspiration can be gleaned from just about anything if you open your eyes to the beauty around you.

  • What to Expect When Bringing Home a New Puppy
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    What to Expect When Bringing Home a New Puppy

    6 years ago

    Raising a puppy can be one of the most joyful, rewarding experiences short of raising an actual child. But it isn't all fun and games, and it's important to be realistic about what to expect when bringing a new puppy home.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Symbols and their Meanings
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    Tattoo Ideas: Symbols and their Meanings

    5 years ago

    Travelers obeyed the stars long before there were maps or GPS devices; a star guided the Three Kings to Bethlehem, helped navigators plot their course. I spent many hours of my childhood gazing at the stars, so maybe this is why I ended up with 13 star tattoos.

  • Do Deceased Loved Ones Visit Us in Dreams?
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    Do Deceased Loved Ones Visit Us in Dreams?

    6 years ago

    Our minds are trained to think logically. Our mantra is, I'll believe it when I see it (although a more accurate motto should be I'll see it when I believe it.) But when something truly spiritual happens, you can't deny the tug at your heart that tells you, "This is real."

  • Tattoo Ideas: Pet Memorials
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    Tattoo Ideas: Pet Memorials

    2 days ago

    There are many ways to memorialize the loss of a beloved pet. Here you can find a ton of different and creative ways to ink a pet memorial tattoo.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Bible Verses
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    Tattoo Ideas: Bible Verses

    3 days ago

    Some Christians argue that it is against the word of the Lord to carve anything into your flesh; other Christians say, "Why not? Why not go crazy for God?" Instead of having to find a Bible and open to your favorite page, or recite it from memory, why not just tattoo the quote somewhere on your...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut
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    Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

    3 days ago

    "It came to me in a flash that everything that ever has been always will be, and everything that ever will be always has been."

  • Matching Tattoo Ideas for Couples
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    Matching Tattoo Ideas for Couples

    7 years ago

    If you and your significant other are thinking about getting matching couples tattoos, but are hesitating because you're wondering, "What if we're not together in the future?", then I encourage you to focus solely on how you feel today. It's 2011...

  • What to Do If the Skin Around Your Piercing Turns Gray or Black
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    What to Do If the Skin Around Your Piercing Turns Gray or Black

    2 days ago

    Is there a dark dot of gray skin around your piercing? This is known as "argyria." Learn what causes it and what you can do to fix it.

  • Great First Date Ideas: The Palm Beaches, FL
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    Great First Date Ideas: The Palm Beaches, FL

    7 years ago

    When I first moved down to Florida three years ago, I was staying with my grandparent's in St. Lucie County. Because it was primarily a retirement community, there was absolutely nothing to do other than go to the beach (which was great, I'm not...

  • Literary Tattoo Ideas: Poem Tattoos
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    Literary Tattoo Ideas: Poem Tattoos

    5 days ago

    There are many things to consider when deciding on a literary tattoo. Read on to learn more about what to think about when getting this kind of tattoo.

  • Literary Tattoo Ideas: Quotes From Books
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    Literary Tattoo Ideas: Quotes From Books

    3 days ago

    This article

  • Harry Potter Tattoo Ideas
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    Harry Potter Tattoo Ideas

    2 days ago

    During my travels this past week, I've been seeing a lot of billboards ominously proclaiming, "Harry Potter 7, Part 2—It All Ends 7.15." Although, I saw the first three movies and radically enjoyed the third one, I never quite got into the series. Regardless, I'm fascinated by Harry Potter...

  • 80s Cartoon Tattoo Ideas
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    80s Cartoon Tattoo Ideas

    3 days ago

    Growing up in the 80s, we definitely didn't have the technology and plethora of options that kids have today. I regularly see my 12-year-old brother playing Call of Duty on his Xbox, chatting away with other gamers across the world on his headset, then pausing the game to pull up a YouTube...

  • Tattoo Ideas: The Neverending Story
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    Tattoo Ideas: The Neverending Story

    4 days ago

    If you were a child of the 80s and did not fall in love with "The Neverending Story", I don't want to know you. After my very first viewing of this 1984 adventure masterpiece, I was immediately hooked.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Symbols of Growth, Change, New Beginnings
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    Tattoo Ideas: Symbols of Growth, Change, New Beginnings

    2 days ago

    A tattoo can represent a new beginning. The phoenix, the butterfly, the never-ending worm Ouroboros, and the robin symbolize change and growth.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Ambigram Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Ambigram Tattoos

    4 days ago

    An ambigram is a typographical design where a word or phrase has a meaning, whether it's viewed right-side up or upside down. It can be the same word read either way, or it may be one word right-side up, and a totally different word upside down.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Hebrew and Latin Bible Verse Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Hebrew and Latin Bible Verse Tattoos

    2 days ago

    The most beautiful thing I've ever seen entered my vision years ago when I came across a photograph of a girl who had tattooed 1 Corinthians 13 down the entire length of her back. Read on to see great Hebrew and Latin bible verse tattoo ideas.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Japanese Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Japanese Tattoos

    4 days ago

    Japanese tattoos can be used to simply describe a tattoo that employs Japanese images. Read on to see some great tattoo ideas!

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes and Lyrics About Pain
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes and Lyrics About Pain

    4 days ago

    I've been through a normal amount of pain in my life: the pain of sickness, the pain of addiction, the pain of loss, love, disappointment, regret. Read on to see some great quote ideas for tattoos.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Lyrics About Love
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    Tattoo Ideas: Lyrics About Love

    6 days ago

    Love. The most powerful drug of all. Who in this world cannot say that at some time or other they've heard a beautiful song with a slow, rolling intensity that builds to a soaring crescendo and contains inspiring lyrics that tout the pain of loss or the joy of love?

  • Tattoo Ideas: Tim Burton
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    Tattoo Ideas: Tim Burton

    4 days ago

    I was seventeen when my best friend introduced me to her favorite movie of all time: The Nightmare Before Christmas. She popped it into my VCR and sang along quietly while I watched enthralled for the first of many times to come. I was into it, and...

  • Tattoo Ideas: New Jersey Pride
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    Tattoo Ideas: New Jersey Pride

    6 days ago

    A true born and bred Jersey girl has an attitude that is unparalleled: open minded, down to earth, and cool as hell (yes, I'm being biased). Is it any wonder that we want to tattoo our Jersey pride permanently on our skin?

  • Tattoo Ideas: Signature Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Signature Tattoos

    7 years ago

    The people showcased in this hub did not hesitate; they, too, thought it best to honor someone's memory with a signature tattoo. Some proudly wear their mother's signature or the signature of a friend who died young. Others chose to get the signature of a celebrity they admired, or a famous artist...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Gargoyle Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Gargoyle Tattoos

    8 hours ago

    Considering a gargoyle tattoo? Learn more about the history, meaning, and design options for this tattoo, and view lots of photos.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs—Pisces
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    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs—Pisces

    5 days ago

    Pisces, represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions but held together at the mouth by a cord, is the twelfth and last sign in the zodiac, which originates from the constellation of Pisces. The symbol of the two fish is excellent. Read on to learn more.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs—Taurus
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    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs—Taurus

    7 days ago

    Taurus is the second sign in the astrological zodiac and is represented by the symbol of a bull. It is an earth sign, and those born under this sign are ruled by the planet Venus (which also rules Libra). Here are some tattoo ideas for the sign.

  • Illustrated Guide to Neck and Nape Piercings
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    Illustrated Guide to Neck and Nape Piercings

    4 days ago

    This article explores great piercing ideas and includes useful tips for deciding whether of not to get a neck piercing.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Religions, God, Faith
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Religions, God, Faith

    3 days ago

    This article explores great ideas for quote tattoos regarding religion, god, and faith.

  • Sleep Paralysis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
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    Sleep Paralysis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    2 years ago

    Sleep paralysis is a fairly common condition characterized by either partial or total paralysis of muscles. It occurs upon awakening from sleep or falling asleep, and can be quite frightening.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Addiction, Sobriety, Recovery
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Addiction, Sobriety, Recovery

    7 years ago

    After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Death, Heaven, Mourning
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Death, Heaven, Mourning

    7 years ago

    After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Dreams, Hope, Belief
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Dreams, Hope, Belief

    2 days ago

    I went back through all 2,000+ comments on my previous articles and tried to identify the most common themes people requested when asking for help with quote ideas.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Life
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Life

    2 days ago

    A collection of short, yet meaningful quotes that make for great tattoo ideas.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

    4 days ago

    After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Strength, Adversity, and Courage
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    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Strength, Adversity, and Courage

    2 days ago

    They say what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger and stranger. If that's true, wouldn't you want a permanent reminder of the fact that you survived?

  • Tattoo Ideas: Breast Cancer Pink Awareness Ribbons
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    Tattoo Ideas: Breast Cancer Pink Awareness Ribbons

    5 days ago

    When I was in elementary school in the early 1990s I remember seeing neighbors tie yellow ribbons around the trees in their front yard. My grandparents told me it was in support of our troops, who were overseas fighting in Operation Desert Storm.

  • In Loving Memory: Memorial R.I.P. Tattoos
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    In Loving Memory: Memorial R.I.P. Tattoos

    2 days ago

    Memorial tattoos are a healthy way of expressing love, loyalty, and honor to the memory of loved ones you have lost. This article discusses many design options and includes many photos.

  • Reincarnation: Recognizing Past Life Dreams
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    Reincarnation: Recognizing Past Life Dreams

    6 years ago

    My first girlfriend started breaking my heart in 2001 and didn't stop until five years later. Over the course of our two-year relationship and ten-year friendship, we played out a sick series of events involving addiction, codependency and insanity...

  • Really Bad Quality Tattoos Part 2: The Sequel!
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    Really Bad Quality Tattoos Part 2: The Sequel!

    11 years ago

    Welcome all to the eagerly awaited follow-up to the notorious "Really Bad Quality Tattoos". At it's height, that hub was receiving in excess of 5,000 hits per day and fielding dozens of comments, both good and bad. The good comments said something...

  • Where to Buy Funky Clothes Online
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    Where to Buy Funky Clothes Online

    11 months ago

    A comprehensive guide to unique, original, eccentric, unconventional, and all around "funky" attire. You can buy such clothes at a number of retailers worldwide, but online shops are much easier.

  • Designer Diaper Bags
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    Designer Diaper Bags

    11 years ago

    Designer diaper bags are the latest in a line of products being made for parents who are now tapping into the "baby couture" trend. Sophisticated and stylish yet still practical and functional, designer diaper bags come in several styles and a variety of patterns.

  • Scrapbook Furniture for Organizing and Storing your Supplies
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    Scrapbook Furniture for Organizing and Storing your Supplies

    9 years ago

    My very first scrapbooking area consisted of two sofa tables purchased from Ikea for $20 each, and a bunch of stackable plastic bins. I threw everything into one bin or another, trying to maintain some semblance of organization but it usually failed...

  • John Edward: Psychic Medium or Cold Reading Fraud?
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    John Edward: Psychic Medium or Cold Reading Fraud?

    13 months ago

    The title of this hub suggests that I am calling the validity of John Edward's mediumship into question. From a journalistic standpoint, indeed I am. I want to examine all available evidence and present an argument both for and against his psychic...

  • Home Remedies for Acne and Pimples
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    Home Remedies for Acne and Pimples

    11 years ago

    Persistent acne plagues millions of people each year, adults and adolescents alike. It can cause permanent scarring and low self-esteem if left untreated. Even those with otherwise clear complexions are prone to the occasional zit once in a while,...

  • Lesbian Pregnancy: Pros and Cons of Using a Known Sperm Donor
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    Lesbian Pregnancy: Pros and Cons of Using a Known Sperm Donor

    7 years ago

    Unlike the majority of straight couples, lesbian couples who are thinking about starting a family are not going to have the easiest time of it. Unlike straight women, they don't have a built-in sperm donor in the form of a husband or boyfriend who...

  • How to tell if you have Bipolar Disorder
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    How to tell if you have Bipolar Disorder

    6 years ago

    Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by severe disturbances in mood. People suffering from bipolar disorder, a term which has replaced the outdated ‘manic depression‘, go through episodes of mania (exaggerated highs) and...

  • Tattoo Lettering Ideas: Deciding What to Get
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    Tattoo Lettering Ideas: Deciding What to Get

    3 days ago

    Tattoo inspiration can come from a number of places. Here are a few options to get your ideas flowing.

  • How to Break Up with your Girlfriend
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    How to Break Up with your Girlfriend

    7 years ago

    Breaking up with your girlfriend is a daunting task because it almost always has ramifications. It's hurtful and nerve-wracking, it's painful for you, it's painful for her. She may have been your first love or the person you lost your virginity to...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Famous Works of Art
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    Tattoo Ideas: Famous Works of Art

    3 days ago

    It's no secret that most artists are insane, or that brilliance borders madness.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Good Luck & Lucky Symbols
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    Tattoo Ideas: Good Luck & Lucky Symbols

    6 days ago

    Everybody has a different idea of what's considered lucky. Traditional symbols of luck and good fortune include the horseshoe, a rabbit's foot, the number seven, a four-leaf clover, diamonds, and dice.

  • Tattoo Ideas:  Banksy Graffiti
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    Tattoo Ideas: Banksy Graffiti

    5 days ago

    The works of graffiti artist only known as Bansky (an anonymous Englishman whose real name may be Robert Banks) first began popping up on city walls in England in the late 1990's. Read on to learn more.

  • How to Choose the Best Mattress for your Body Type
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    How to Choose the Best Mattress for your Body Type

    2 years ago

    The power of a good night's sleep should never be underestimated. As we sleep, our body's serotonin levels are restored, our immune systems are rejuvenated and our memories are sharpened. Because sleep is so integral to our everyday functioning, it...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Sparrows and Swallows
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    Tattoo Ideas: Sparrows and Swallows

    5 days ago

    First and foremost, let's understand the difference between swallows and sparrows. They are not the same thing. They are not the same bird and have vastly different meaning between them. The words swallow and sparrow cannot be used interchangeably....

  • The Sims Cheats, Codes, Tips + Tricks
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    The Sims Cheats, Codes, Tips + Tricks

    11 years ago

    I became addicted to "The Sims" computer games way back in the 90's when "SimCity" made you the mayor and charged you with building roads, developing communities, and putting out fires from a bird's eye point of view. The makers at Electronic Arts...

  • Extreme Body Mod:  Surface Piercings
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    Extreme Body Mod: Surface Piercings

    4 days ago

    As opposed to a traditional nose or tongue piercing, a surface piercing has both entrance and exit holes that go through a flat area of skin such as the arm, leg or sternum. Read on to see great examples of surface piercings.

  • Tattoo Ideas:  Blacklight UV Glow-in-the-Dark
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    Tattoo Ideas: Blacklight UV Glow-in-the-Dark

    11 years ago

    If you don't know what a blacklight is, then either you didn't grow up in the seventies or you've never been to a Spencer's Gifts. Spencer's has a blacklight section at the back of all their stores, an area that is decorated with glow-in-the-dark...

  • Digital Scrapbooking Freebies
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    Digital Scrapbooking Freebies

    11 years ago

    A list of twenty-five links to the hottest FREE digital scrapbooking sites on the web.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Children, Kids, Parents, Motherhood
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    Tattoo Ideas: Children, Kids, Parents, Motherhood

    2 days ago

    The birth of a child is an important event, one that might deserve a tattoo for remembrance and celebration. Here, you'll find many examples for inspiration.

  • Tattoo Ideas in Elvish Script from
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    Tattoo Ideas in Elvish Script from "The Lord of the Rings"

    5 days ago

    Get some ideas for an Elvish tattoo.

  • 9-11-01 September 11 Memorial Tattoos
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    9-11-01 September 11 Memorial Tattoos

    11 years ago

    One unremarkable day at my former place of employment, I was helping a member pick out furniture for his living room when I noticed a small tattoo on his inner wrist. This gentleman was a very clean cut, suit-and-tie kind of guy, classic style, with...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Wedding Ring Finger Tattoos
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    Tattoo Ideas: Wedding Ring Finger Tattoos

    4 days ago

    This article explores great ideas for ring finger tattoos.

  • Angelina Jolie's Past and Present Tattoos and Their Meanings
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    Angelina Jolie's Past and Present Tattoos and Their Meanings

    5 days ago

    Angelina Jolie is an actress best known for her lead roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Gia, Girl, Interrupted, and Hackers, her marriage to super-celebrity stud Brad Pitt, and the incident where she made out with her brother after winning the Oscar. Read on to learn about her many tattoos.

  • Lip Piercings: Labret, Lowbret, Madonna Pictures
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    Lip Piercings: Labret, Lowbret, Madonna Pictures

    7 years ago

    You may have thought that humans only have one set of lips, comprised of two separate entities, but lip piercings actually fall into eight separate categories. Lip piercing is an ancient body modification, still common among certain African tribes...

  • Tattoo Ideas:  Greek Words and Phrases
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    Tattoo Ideas: Greek Words and Phrases

    2 days ago

    Greek is one of the oldest languages in the world, spoken in Europe since the year 2000 BC, and it makes for some gorgeous tattoos.

  • An Illustrated Guide to Navel Piercings
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    An Illustrated Guide to Navel Piercings

    2 days ago

    A navel (belly button) piercing passes through the rim of the navel. While they are typically done just above the navel on the top ridge, they can also go anywhere around the outside of the navel, wherever there is a fold or "lip." This type of...

  • Introduction to the Types of Nostril and Septum Nose Piercings
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    Introduction to the Types of Nostril and Septum Nose Piercings

    3 days ago

    When you hear about a nose piercing, chances are you think of a nostril piercing, which is the most common, or in the septum, which is the second most common. Learn about placement, heal time, and more.

  • Illustrated Guide to Eyebrow Piercings
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    Illustrated Guide to Eyebrow Piercings

    3 days ago

    The earlobes and cartilage are not the only places that can be pierced on an ear; the center is not the only spot that can be pierced on a tongue; and the eyebrow is not the only place that can be pierced on, well, an eyebrow.

  • Illustrated Guide to Tongue Piercings
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    Illustrated Guide to Tongue Piercings

    2 days ago

    You might be surprised to know how many different ways there are to pierce your tongue. So, before going in, check out this illustrated guide and learn what your options are.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Italian Words and Quotes
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    Tattoo Ideas: Italian Words and Quotes

    2 days ago

    Great ideas for Italian tattoos, including pictures, quotes, and translations.

  • Tattoo Ideas:  Gaelic Words + Phrases
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    Tattoo Ideas: Gaelic Words + Phrases

    5 years ago

    Scottish and Irish tattoo ideas, including Gaelic quotes, pictures, and translations.

  • Latin Tattoo Ideas: Words, Phrases, Quotes, and Photos
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    Latin Tattoo Ideas: Words, Phrases, Quotes, and Photos

    2 days ago

    Latin is a language we can all relate to, as many modern words are derived from it. It's a dead language now, but it was once spoken throughout Europe and is still widely used in tattoos.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Arabic Words + Phrases
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    Tattoo Ideas: Arabic Words + Phrases

    6 years ago

    Although it is not uncommon to see Arabic lettering tattoos in the United States, many people residing in Middle East countries like Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia (particularly followers of Islam) are staunchly against it. Informed readers may be...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Hebrew Words + Phrases
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    Tattoo Ideas: Hebrew Words + Phrases

    7 years ago

    The Hebrew tattoo craze exploded once mega-celebrities such as Madonna and Britney Spears began practicing Kaballah and Victoria Beckham and her soccer superstar husband, David Beckham, got matching Hebrew tattoos as a testament to their love and...

  • 5 Myths About Methadone Treatment
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    5 Myths About Methadone Treatment

    8 months ago

    The stigma surrounding methadone as treatment for opiate addiction is strong. This article seeks to dispel some of the myths related to MMT, which I successfully used to conquer my heroin addiction.

  • Drug Addiction Treatment:  Suboxone & Subutex
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    Drug Addiction Treatment: Suboxone & Subutex

    24 months ago

    For a long time, methadone detox/maintenance coupled with Narcotics Anonymous meetings was the only way to treat drug abuse long-term on an outpatient basis. A discussion of suboxone and subutex.

  • Tattoo Parlor Etiquette
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    Tattoo Parlor Etiquette

    3 days ago

    In this article, I discuss how to properly conduct yourself in a tattoo parlor.

  • A Guide to Different Ear Piercing Types and Their Positions
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    A Guide to Different Ear Piercing Types and Their Positions

    6 days ago

    The human body can pretty much be pierced virtually anywhere that there is skin, and the ears are no exception to this rule.

  • Tattoo Ideas:  Words and Phrases III
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    Tattoo Ideas: Words and Phrases III

    4 days ago

    In the form of words either done in English or translated into another language, lettering tattoos can be words, names, dates, phrases, lyrics.

  • Getting Your First Tattoo
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    Getting Your First Tattoo

    3 days ago

    This past weekend I had the honor of taking my best friend to get her first tattoo. I planned on taking her and her girlfriend (who was going to be getting her second tat) to my favorite parlor, "Il Bacio" in Trenton, NJ. I'm not sure if most...

  • 14 First Date Ideas:  Philadelphia
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    14 First Date Ideas: Philadelphia

    13 months ago

    Cleaner than NYC, smaller, and so much easier to navigate, Philly offers a wealth of places perfect for first date ideas.

  • 20 Fun First Date Ideas:  New York City
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    20 Fun First Date Ideas: New York City

    7 years ago

    A first date should be a memorable experience. It is a starting point, a jump off into eternity, and a day that might just determine your destiny. A first date can lead to fifty years of bliss, or it can end after five hours of togetherness. ...

  • Ghost Hunting 101: Using a K2 milliGauss Meter
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    Ghost Hunting 101: Using a K2 milliGauss Meter

    5 years ago

    A K2 (or K-II) meter is a handheld device that picks up Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). It locates and tracks energy sources, and picks up on fluctuations in electromagnetic frequencies.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Hands, Fingers, Palms
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    Tattoo Ideas: Hands, Fingers, Palms

    5 days ago

    How many times have I seen the words "love" and "hate" tattooed across the knuckles of each hand? Honestly, I've lost count. It's fairly common placement for a fairly common phrase, and although it fascinated me the first time I saw it, it has now...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Face, Neck, Head, Ears
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    Tattoo Ideas: Face, Neck, Head, Ears

    5 days ago

    Have you ever seen footage from a prison yard or a black and white mugshot photo of a man with a black tear tattooed just below his eye? This is a common gang- and prison-related marking. Read on to learn more.

  • Tattoo Ideas: Words & Sayings IV
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    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Sayings IV

    6 days ago

    Inspired by a documentary about Lisa Lopes, I began thinking about all the people in the world who connect so strongly with a word or a phrase that it becomes imperative that they ink the saying permanently on their skin.

  • Understanding Men: Dating Body Language
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    Understanding Men: Dating Body Language

    2 years ago

    Body language makes up 55% of our communication with others. The movements our bodies unknowingly and subconsciously create speak volumes about the way we're feeling mentally and emotionally. When a couple is in the midst of a heated argument and...

  • Tattoo Ideas: Geeks (Video Games, Math, DNA)
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    Tattoo Ideas: Geeks (Video Games, Math, DNA)

    11 years ago

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines geek as: "an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity". Wikipedia, on the other hand, offers a slew of definitions, particularly focusing on the difference between the words geek...

  • Great Lesbian Movies: Foreign Films
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    Great Lesbian Movies: Foreign Films

    11 years ago

    This highly controversial German film from 1931 is the original tale of lesbian love between teacher and student, detailing a crush that is overwhelmingly intense and unfortunately unrequited...or is it? It's hard to tell whether or not Elizabeth...

  • Haunted Places: Charlie Brown's Steakhouse, Hackettstown, NJ
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    Haunted Places: Charlie Brown's Steakhouse, Hackettstown, NJ

    11 years ago

    In 2006, my mother and I attended the New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society annual ghost conference in Hackettstown, NJ. In addition to visiting the Washington Theater (abandoned for thirty years but recently restored to it's former glory) we were also...

  • Music and Band Tattoo Ideas
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    Music and Band Tattoo Ideas

    4 days ago

    Music themed tattoos come in several different variations: band logos, music notes, lyrics, and musical instruments. I'm going to tell you something right now. Getting a band's logo (like the Hatebreed logo and AFI symbols seen here) is usually...

  • How to Measure Window Blinds
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    How to Measure Window Blinds

    11 years ago

    When I worked at the wholesale club Direct Buy, one of my jobs was to help our members order blinds for their home. It was the members' responsibility to provide me with the exact measurements of their windows, however, and I can't tell you how...

  • Understanding Body Language
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    Understanding Body Language

    11 years ago

    I'll never forget a scene from my sophomore year. A group of friends and I were part of a peer counseling group led by the school social worker. Two girls out of the five of us had serious problems--family issues, divorce, abuse, etc.--the...

  • Ghost Hunting 101: How to Avoid Getting Arrested
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    Ghost Hunting 101: How to Avoid Getting Arrested

    5 years ago

    Ghost hunting can be a fun and exciting experience--just make sure you don't get caught.

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