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Woman Mutates Her Body In Real Time To Make A Point About Body Image

“It felt very therapeutic editing each photo as my appearance became unrecognizable and less human with every click.”

To illustrate what she felt were the media’s effects on the way we look at ourselves through the prism of public impression, artist Kelsey Higley created this animated loop of her digitally-altered Photoshopped self portraits.

“It felt very therapeutic editing each photo as my appearance became unrecognizable and less human with every click,” she writes on her artist’s statement. “This project reminds me that these things I categorize as my flaws are what makes me human. And I love that.”


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Jim Browning is a YouTuber from the UK who has an amazing ability to catch scammers in the act.

In this video, he responds to a scam email claiming he bought a laptop by breaking into the scammer's computer. In the process he uncovers where the scammers work, their banking information, and even their personal identities.

"I got an 'invoice' email telling me that I had paid for a $3800 laptop," Browning writes on his YouTube page. "No links... just a phone number. It's a real shame that these scammers emailed me because I was able to find out exactly who they were and where the were."

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Danielle Reno of Missouri left her car running and it was stolen by thieves. But she wasn't going to let her car go so easily.

For 48 hours this owner of a pet rescue tracked the charges being made on her credit card. Ultimately, she found her car at a local Applebee's, and then went after the thieves.

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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took aim at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg onstage at Wednesday's Las Vegas Democratic debate, likening the billionaire businessman to President Donald Trump and questioning his ability to turn out voters.

Sanders began by calling out Bloomberg for his stewardship of New York's stop and frisk policy that targeted young black men.

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