WickedBadSugar

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    amongst-the-clutter:

    bratkitty:

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    nicolakay:

    oh-no-zo:

    symmetrism:

    Art’s great nudes have gone skinny

    Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano has created a visual re-imagination of historic nude paintings, had the subjects conformed their bodies to what the 21st century considers an ideal of beauty. The results are revealing—and quite shocking in what they say about the modern attitude toward women’s bodies.

    This is genius

    This makes me uncomfortable

    I would like to point out, though, that the women in these paintings were still depicted within the beauty standards of their time. A lot of times standards that were still considered unrealistic for most women. Pale skin and fuller figures were associated with wealth, much like tans and thinner figures are today.
    In medieval art, you see a lot of women depicted with full stomachs, and smaller hips and breasts. A fantasy of the female figure that isn’t necessarily realistic. Much like thinner figures with disproportionately large breasts of today.
    My point being, beauty standards that are difficult to obtain or are downright unrealistic have existed as long as we’ve had art.
    For today’s women who look longingly at Reubens paintings featuring voluptuous women, unless you were in a well-to-do family, you probably wouldn’t have looked like that at that particular time.

    I think these gifs are very interesting. But I still feel the need to point out that insane beauty standards have always existed even if the standards themselves have changed.

    One of our 2-D design projects at my previous college was to pose in a photo to imitate a (academically relevant) painting. No photoshop was allowed, just us and whatever we did to look like the painting. The hardest ones to imitate were the figure paintings, because holy fuck anatomy does not work that way. Abstract expressionists weren’t the first ones to take huge liberties with anatomy to make shit work, because in almost every painting there is no way that shit could have worked.

    I remember reading that the woman in Ingres’s Large Odalisque would need about three extra vertebrae to exist in real life based on her pose.

    I’d think she’d need more than that… a detachable leg, for starters. And exorcist neck too.

    (via fourofthem)

    — 1 day ago with 74699 notes
    #art  #gifset 

    lustyloveylady:

    whiteboyfriend:

    NPR posted an article with a title asking why people don’t read anymore, but the content was just an April Fools joke. Then people started to embarrass themselves.

    (gawker)

    This is so beautiful 

    (via fourofthem)

    — 3 days ago with 41787 notes
    #beautiful 
    rosydrops:

Cleaning
clean bathroom tips
organize your closet
how to fix a leaky faucet
how to keep a clean kitchen
removing stains from your carpet
Money
how to coupon
what to do when you can’t pay your bills
see if you’re paying too much for your cell phone bill
how to save money
How to Balance a Check Book
How to do Your Own Taxes
Health
how to take care of yourself when you’re sick
things to bring to a doctor’s appointment
what to expect from your first gynecologist appointment
how to make a doctor’s appointment
how to pick a health insurance plan
a list of stress relievers
how to get free therapy

how to remove a splinter


how to avoid a hangover

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what to do if you get pulled over by a cop
a list of hotlines in a crisis
things to keep in your car in case of an emergency

how to do the heimlich maneuver

Food
recipes that take 30 minutes or less
Yummy apple thing
Brownie in a cup
Cookie in a cup
French bread pizza
Egg tacos
panera mac n cheese recipe
different salad recipes
harry potter recipes
healthy recipes
various cookie recipes
chocolate cupcakes w/ eggless cookie dough topping
s’mores pie 
nutella hot chocolate
peanut butter nutella swirl cookies
cookie in a mug
starbucks holiday drinks
fruit leathers 
brownie in a mug
how to make ramen 1000x better
eggless cookie dough (not to bake, just to eat)
make recipes using things you already have
how to put together a very fancy cheese plate 
make different flavored lemonades
various desert recipes
make tiny chocolate chip cookies
20 dishes every cook should know
learn how to make your own tea
Macaroni and cheese in a mug
Study snacks (2)
40 on-the-go breakfast recipes
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what the hell is a mortgage?
first apartment essentials checklist
how to care for cacti and succulents
the care and keeping of plants 
Getting an apartment
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time management
create a resume
find the right career
how to pick a major

how to avoid a hangover

how to interview for a job

how to stop procrastinating

How to write cover letters
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Traveling for Cheap 
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The Best Way to Pack a Suitcase
How To Read A Map
How to Apply For A Passport
How to Make A Travel Budget
Better You
read the news
leave your childhood traumas behind
how to quit smoking

how to get a book published


how to knit


how to use a polaroid camera


how to solve a rubik’s cube


how to stop biting your nails


how to stop procrastinating


how to stop skipping breakfast


how to stop micromanaging


how to stop avoiding asking for help


how to stop swearing constantly


how to stop being a pushover

learn another language
how to improve your self-esteem
how to sew
learn how to embroider
how to love yourself
learn how to do yoga
100 tips for life
learn how to make your own cards

    rosydrops:

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    — 5 days ago with 160647 notes
    darylalexsy:


DAY 18
 A couple (any two people)

Otters are people, too.

    darylalexsy:

    DAY 18

    A couple (any two people)

    Otters are people, too.

    — 5 days ago with 10240 notes

    zooophagous:

    scrappyrabbit:

    Spoiled rabbit growls/thumps when you stop petting it (´;ω;`)

    PET ME ASSHOLE

    (via ghostdrive)

    — 1 week ago with 89391 notes

    ancientrelic:

    nowissiwon:

    140407 Siwon and Hangeng at Jackie Chan’s Birthday Event. [x]

    Finally…real pictures! lol. This is nice.

    (via babyskullhead)

    — 1 week ago with 5351 notes
    #sihan  #TT________TT