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14 Surprisingly Tall Celebs and their Style Secrets

I’m a tall girl! At 5’10”, I tower over a lot of people. If you are a tall girl like me, worry not! Some of the prettiest, and most influential celebrities, including America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, are also surprisingly tall!

Here are another 14 celebs who are rockin’ their height..

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Blake Lively. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Duchess Of Cambridge. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Elle McPherson. 6’0” (182cm)

 

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Gisele Bundchen. 5’11” (180cm)

 

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Jenna Elfman. 5’10” (177.5cm)
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Khloe Kardashian. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Laura Prepon. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Liv Tyler. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Maria Sharapova. 6’2” (187cm)

 

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Michelle Obama. 5’10” (177.5cm)

 

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Nicole Kidman. 5’11” (180cm)

 

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Taylor Swift. 5’11” (180cm)

 

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Tyra Banks. 5’11” (180cm)
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Uma Thurman. 6’0” (182cm)

 

Argentina mum’s joke about rape culture goes viral overnight.

Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

When a woman in Argentina made a small observation about a drunk man at a bus station and made a passing joke about rape culture, she had no idea what her snarky remark would turn into.

Gina Riveros, who works at the station, wrote what she thought would be just another Facebook post, which has now been shared nearly 300 times. But what shocked her was the screenshot of the post, which has been shared over 31,000 times.

Her post reads:

“Yesterday, when I arrived at the bus terminal at around 6 AM, there was this skinny man who was so drunk that fell into deep sleep after 10 minutes.

“He was wearing these oversized trousers that left his underwear and half his butt exposed.

“In short: young, drunk, middle of the night, in a sketchy place like the station is at that time, and with his ass showing… and not even me, nor any of the women who passed him by during the spectacle, raped or killed him.

“You see guys, it’s not so hard and no matter how drunk you are or how you dress, you can respect the lives of others???”


Someone give this woman a medal on feminism.

Argentina ranks 4th in the ranking of safest countries in the Americas after Uruguay and is the LGBT-Friendliest country in the continent. 
Source: Telegraph 

6 Signs That Your Partner Is The One And You Are The One For Them

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You are in a relationship, but yours is special. Your partner isn’t like any of your EXes. Are they they one?

1: Your partner’s presence around the house doesn’t annoy you.

I’m a writer. I like to spend a lot of time in solitude.In fact, I NEED it! Some days I spend hours working on my laptop and my partner and I barely talk to each other. Sometimes we don’t need to talk. We can be completely silent for hours and it feels comfortable and natural.

Some people take over the whole room or house, it feels like they are draining you of your energy and  you need to take a break (Yes Highschool reunion, I’m talking to you). But, my partner doesn’t bother me at all. We could be together for all of the 24 hours in a day for weeks on end and it just feels natural.

2: You accept each other the way you are.


Nothing makes my heart melt more than my partner loving me and accepting me the way I am. When your partner is the one (and you are the one for them) you just accept each other and love each other selflessly and without any conditions.

3: Your partner tells you all their secrets

Your partner trusts you with their soul. They tell you EVERYTHING. Trust is a big thing in a relationship. Don’t break their trust, ever. You are your partner’s best friend and confident. It feels just right to share deep things that no one else knows about you.

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4: You know their family and friends

I love it when my partner tells me stuff about her friends and family. I’ve known them for years and they’re amazing people. Her family knows my family. Basically; we are one big family.

5: You love to spend time together

I love to go out with my partner. I mean, I love to go out with friends, but spending time going out with my partner? even more!

6: Trust

We simply trust each other. I just have to come back to this even though I know I’ve mentioned it before!!! When you build your relationship based on mutual trust it just can’t go wrong. When your partner is the one, trusting them is natural.

Laziness is a sign of intelligence, study finds

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A study has revealed that people who spend more time thinking are less physically active.

A study carried out by researchers from the Florida Gulf Coast University found that intelligent people live a more sedentary lifestyle, as they rarely become bored and spend more time lost in their own thoughts.

They also realised that those who fill their day with physical activity are often ‘non-thinkers,’ and do so to stimulate their minds in order to escape their own thoughts.

The study concluded that those who are thought to be non-thinkers became bored much easier and also experienced the negative effects that comes with it.

Conversely, those with high ‘need for cognition’ were able to provide for their own mental stimulation by themselves.

Thus, individuals with high need for cognition seem more content to entertain themselves mentally, whereas low-NFC individuals quickly experience boredom and experience it more negatively,’ reads the paper.

Source: DailyMail

6 Things Every Low-key Transgender Woman Can Relate To

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Hannah Winterbourne. Transgender Officer in the British Army (Follow her on Twitter @hannahw253)

A lot of us opt for a quiet life, away from the spotlight and the prying eyes. Some people are actually surprised to find out that we are, in fact, transgender.

1: Really? Are you? But you don’t look transgender.

Haha! This one always makes me laugh, and even though I feel a little bad admitting this, it’s quite validating actually! I’m a low-key trans girl, I just want to blend in, get coffee, walk my dog or go about my daily life. I don’t care about being looked at any more than the average lady does.

2: So: Did you get a sex change?

I presume you mean what set of genitals do I have? That’s none of your bloody business.

3: While lots of transgender girls can’t wait to get home to put on a bra, I can’t wait to get home to ditch it.

Haha! If I could actually get away by staying in my pajamas all day I would. Truth is, to me, being a low-key trans girl, my gender is more of an internal thing. Sure enough, I care about fashion just like any other girl does, but I seldom go over the top with it. Shopping for super deals on ebay is my passion!

4: The thought of clubbing and partying the night away makes me feel drained.

There’s no party like my low-key trans girls party. Because such party never happened in the first place!

Face it. I’m a chill lady. I would rather go out for coffee with a few friends instead. This is why it’s perfectly acceptable for anyone else to stay home on Friday night reading an essay on women rights in Africa! Do what youw want! It doesn’t matter if you didn’t even brush your hair today. You do you!  You’re a beautiful, interesting mind and that is all that matters. Plus, there’s nothing like sushi and a good drink in the comfort of your home, away from the noise and the messy drunk people.

5: Friends and Relatives say: I would have no problem with someone like you using the female restroom. You aren’t like them.

Dear friends, I know you’re just trying to say something nice, but it doesn’t make me feel better when you insult other people in order to compliment me. Plus: Like whom? Who determines who is feminine enough to use a public restroom?

6: Some people often share their sexual fantasies and fetishes with you as you begin to roll eyes hard.

I’m first a woman, and a decent one at that. I don’t care about your sexual fantasies bro. Why are you sharing all this personal information with me? I won’t send you nudes. Perhaps you want to meet some crossdressers instead? Whoever it is, I am not your lady. Trust me.

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Some Inspiring Quotes to Calm You Down When You are Feeling Angry

These are some of my favourite quotes for when I’m not feeling very well. I hope you enjoy them too 🙂

 

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.

 

Anger is only one letter short of danger – Unknown

 

Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love – Leo Buscaglia

 

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. – Buddha

 

Happiness cannot come from hatred or anger. Nobody can say, ‘Today I am happy because this morning I was angry.’ On the contrary, people feel uneasy and sad and say, ‘Today I am not very happy, because I lost my temper this morning.

 

 

Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved. – Marcus Antonius

 

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

 

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese Proverb

 

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry. – Sir Winston Churchill

 

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. – Joyce Meyer

 

it’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient. – Daniel Kahneman.

 

I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony. – Leni Riefenstahl.

 

 

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.  – Jenn Proske.

Tim Cook: CEO, Activist, Human Rights Advocate and Gay.

Tim Cook, one of the most powerful men in the world, and perhaps the only openly-gay CEO of a major American firm, explained a few years ago the reason why he wanted to go public about his sexuality.

 

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“In all honesty, every day I come to work I have, right in front of my desk, a photo of Robert Kennedy and a photo of Dr [Martin Luther] King,” replied Cook, who joined Apple in 1998. “And every day I sort of ask myself – it was doctor King’s quote – life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’

“And it became so clear to me that kids were getting bullied at school and kids were being discriminated against and even being disclaimed by their own parents. And that I needed to do something.

“Where I valued my privacy significantly, I felt that I was valuing it too far above what I could do for other people.”

He continued:

“And so I wanted to tell everyone my truth.

“Many people already knew – for many people it was no revelation. It was like discovering something your iPhone’s always done, you just didn’t quite know it, right?

“So, it wasn’t a revelation to the people I worked with, but it was to the broader world so I felt a tremendous responsibility to do it.”

Cook came out in October 2014, writing a lengthy op-ed in Bloomberg saying he was “proud to be gay”.

“For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation,” Cook wrote. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way they treat me. Of course, I’ve had the good fortune to work at a company that loves creativity and innovation and knows it can only flourish when you embrace people’s differences. Not everyone is so lucky.

“While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.”

He said that his experiences have given him greater insight and he credited these experiences for making him a better leader.

“Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into the challenges that people in other minority groups deal with every day.

“It’s made me more empathetic, which has led to a richer life. It’s been tough and uncomfortable at times, but it has given me the confidence to be myself, to follow my own path, and to rise above adversity and bigotry. It’s also given me the skin of a rhinoceros, which comes in handy when you’re the CEO of Apple.”

Recently, Tim Cook defended Apple User’s right to privacy by denying the FBI the unlocking mechanisms of the iphone, since that would pose a security breach for all apple users worldwide.

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35704103

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