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Posted on the Sep 04, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I love these tinder pics that Jarrod Allen recreated because they turn sexy on its head.  If you're posting your pic on tinder looking for a date, then you have one shot at making an impression...
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Posted on the Sep 01, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I googled "Labor Day" because I had no idea how this whole holiday started.  Labor Day was declared a federal holiday by President Grover Cleveland after his failed attempt to break up a...
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Posted on the Jul 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Pictured here is an all-female Syrian rebel fighting unit. They're widows and mothers who took up arms against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.  Sebastian Tomado is the photographer and this...
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Posted on the Jul 06, 2014 by Carlin Ross
California 1948
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Posted on the May 20, 2014 by Carlin Ross
When Pooja Chopra was born, her father asked her mother to put her in an orphanage or kill her.  Like most Indian families, a baby girl is seen as a burden.  Over 750,000 female fetuses are...
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Posted on the Apr 04, 2014 by Carlin Ross
The most political act of all is to have independent orgasms.
Posted on the Apr 02, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I can't believe that it's been 20 years since the Bosnian war. If you've never seen Angelina Jolie's directorial debut film In the Land of Blood and Honey, find it on Netflix. Rape was a major...
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Posted on the Mar 26, 2014 by Carlin Ross
When we think of coerced sex (date rape), we think of young girls at frat parties getting ruffied. We don't think of young boys being plied with alcohol and pressured to have sex...but it happens....
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Posted on the Mar 25, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This photo was taken during Fred Phelps funeral.  His family had asked the public not to picket.  For those of you who don't remember Fred he organized funeral protests with "God Hates Fags...
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Posted on the Mar 21, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Turkey blocked twitter today in the midst of growing protests. This has to be the most photogenic protestor EVER.
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Posted on the Mar 18, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Psychotherapists are pushing the FDA to legalize MDMA (better known as ecstasy) for therapeutic purposes based on it's success in treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. MDMA was patented by Merck...
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Posted on the Mar 16, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets this weekend to protest the Kremlin's referendum to annex Crimea from the Ukraine. Signs read "stop the war" and this young woman's t-shirt reads "...
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Posted on the Mar 08, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I saw cruising around reddit when I found this post by Eva Mozes Kor entitled "I am a survivor of medical experiments performed on twin children at Auschwitz who forgave the Nazis. AMA!" At first, I...
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Posted on the Mar 05, 2014 by Carlin Ross
We all watched Jared Leto's Oscar speech - a tribute to his mother. Here she is living on a commune in Colorado with Jared in her lap and his brother to her right. They lived in Haiti for 18...
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