40 Incredible Life Experiences You Will Never Forget

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”— Albert Einstein The older we grow, the more peaceful and grateful we become. Life humbles us gradually as we age. We realize how much nonsense we have wasted time on. And we begin to feel the peace that flows from our decision to rise above the petty drama and distractions that don’t really matter. I was reminded of this today after reading the opening lines of ...
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Michigan high school student wanted to write about her gay moms. Her teacher said no.

The McDermitt family. Via screenshot. Destiny McDermitt, a junior at Hill-McCloy High School in Montrose, Michigan, has become the center of a media firestorm after her teacher denied her the right to pen an essay about her two moms. The New York Post reports that McDermitt’s teacher, who remains unidentified, assigned her to write an essay about a subject for which she had passion. McDermitt’s mothers, Angela McDermitt-Jackson and Chris Jackson, married when marriage equality became legal in...
Tags: Feature, New York Post, Life, Lifestyle, Michigan, Ad Friendly, Chris Jackson, McDermitt, Angela McDermitt Jackson, Destiny Mcdermitt, Hill McCloy High School, Montrose Michigan, Montrose Community Schools, Linden Moore

Being Creative vs. “a Creative” vs. Creativity

I’ve been called creative, been “a Creative” in my career and like to think I was born with an innate ability to create (we all were). But In the business world, especially in marketing where I spend the majority of my days, creativity can be a tricky topic... -Creative: You might not get paid professionally to be this but you probably already are, especially if you’ve ever solved a problem unconventionally or applied your imagination to accomplishing a task. -A Creative: Your professional ...
Tags: Business, Life, David Armano

No, the CDC is not telling guys to shave off their facial hair to avoid catching coronavirus

There’s a lot of nonsense circulating on the internet right now about coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the possibility of a global pandemic wiping out humanity. A workplace safety infographic put out by the Center for Disease Control began making the rounds on social media this week that has many men falsely thinking they need to shave off their beards and mustaches to avoid catching the virus. The infographic claims facial hair might interfere with respirator devices. CDC warns men about fa...
Tags: New York Post, Cdc, Life, Lifestyle, Facial Hair, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Misinformation, Science Alert, Prepared, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Parent asks Internet for help with closeted son: ‘He is my life’

A dedicated mother created a Reddit account just to ask for help saying the right things to her potentially-closeted teen and “support him in his journey.” “My sweet wonderful son is 14,” she wrote in a February 20 post that’s been 98% upvoted. “I have been 80% sure he is gay since he was very small. Although he hasn’t shown any sexual interests I found a Tumblr account on his phone that was following a very specific fetish. … He is a typical grumpy, private teen. We live in a closed-minded are...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Netflix, Reddit, Mother, Dad, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gay Son, Closeted, Reddit Advice

Man apologizes for being homophobic after finally meeting his bro’s partner

The world is down one homophobe, it seems. After forging new ties with his gay brother and meeting the brother’s partner, a man apologized on Reddit for being homophobic. Related: Straight dude pens essay about coworker turning him from homophobe to ally “My gay brother [has been] dating one guy for three years,” the man explained in his February 24 post. “I told him that I don’t want to meet him, because I thought that’s sin. Today, it was my son’s baptism, and he was [the] godfather. He came ...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Reddit, Apologies, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Brothers, Homophobes, Gay Brother

Man pretended to be gay to befriend lesbian commuter, then raped her

Taurence Callagain (Photo: Fulton Country Jail) An Atlanta man has been found guilty of raping a woman he met on his daily train commute. The woman is a lesbian and in a longterm relationship. To befriend her, the man – Taurence Callagain, 36 – pretended he was gay. Callagain began talking to the woman in August 2015 after encountering her at a transit station in West Atlanta. After gaining her trust, they swapped phone numbers. He maintained that he was gay during this period and she believe...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Atlanta, Rape, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Fulton County, Atlanta Medical Center, Taurence Callagain, Fulton Country Jail An Atlanta, Callagain, Paul L Howard Jr

Podcast #588: The Audacious Command of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great became king of Macedonia at age 19. By age 30 he controlled an empire that spanned from Greece to India. In the two thousand years after his early death, his influence has persisted. Military leaders from Caesar to Napoleon studied his campaigns and imitated his strategies and tactics, and without Alexander, the influence of Greek culture on the world wouldn’t have been the same.  My guest today has written a very readable, yet academically authoritative biography of this ...
Tags: Podcast, Greece, Life, India, Macedonia, Napoleon, Philip, Alexander, Alexander the Great, Caesar, Ancient Greece, Philip Freeman, Alexander Alexander, Military History, Philip Philip, Aristotle Philip

Freddie Mercury Close street sign unveiled where the World Zoroastrian Organisation’s HQ is located

A short secluded section of Hanworth Road, starting outside World Zoroastrian House (WZH) in Feltham has been renamed after one of its most famous residents. ‘Freddie Mercury Close’ was officially unveiled today (Monday 24 February 2020) by Freddie’s sister, Kashmira Bulsara, and the Mayor of the London Borough of Hounslow, Councillor Tony Louki. At a ceremony, on a very damp morning, surrounded by friends, family, residents and fans of the great singer and all the UK Committee members and s...
Tags: UK, London, News, Life, India, Labour, Chelsea, New Zealand, Freddie Mercury, Tanzania, Parks, Zanzibar, BOI, Jimmy, PIA, Freddie

Client Meetings: More Jazz Than Classical

I was recently prepping with the team for a client meeting... We were doing the usual drill—moving slides around, clarifying roles and practicing our talking points for what we wanted to accentuate and where we hoped we could lead the meeting. It’s all good practice. Meeting preparation that is. No matter how informal a meeting, one should be prepared and knowledgeable of the topics to be discussed. However, more times than not, client meetings turn into jazzy jam sessions vs. a classical m...
Tags: Business, Life, David Armano

This carnaval could be sexier and crazier than Rio, check out these pics

After Brazil's President Bolsonaro saw news video, he tweeted, "What is a golden shower?"
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Bolsonaro

Questions Couples Ask About Sex

Every year I get the privilege to be invited to speak to local churches Mom’s Groups or Marriage Retreats. This year in the past 4 months we landed on the topic of a sex Q&A – where the audience had the chance to submit questions beforehand, or ask them during the time while I was […] The post Questions Couples Ask About Sex appeared first on Sexy Marriage Radio.
Tags: Life, Sex and Intimacy

How to Take Care of Rope

In our introduction to rope, we gave you the rundown on different rope materials and construction methods.  Today we’re going to discuss how to take care of your rope so your rope takes care of you.  Do You Really Need to Worry About Taking Care of Your Rope? Rope is rope. It’s not a fine-tuned machine. So do you really need to worry about how to take care of it? Well, that depends on what kind of rope you’re talking about, and what you’re using it for. For everyday types of rope, fo...
Tags: Life, Knots, Manly Skills

How to Dry Wet Boots With Hot Rocks

Imagine you’re on the trail, and it’s getting late. The sun has gone down. It’s starting to get cold. Then you come to a creek. When you rush to scramble across its exposed boulders, you slip in, filling your boots with freezing water.  Keeping your feet dry and warm is critical when you’re out on an overnight hike or backpacking trip. When crossing rivers or creeks is necessary, it’s often better to completely remove your boots and socks and walk across barefoot.   If you do find yourself with...
Tags: Outdoors, Life, Shoes, Manly Skills, Ted Slampyak, Amazon Illustrated

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