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Pamela Anderson Strips Off Makeup in Sci-Fi Film

It’s “a portrait of a woman grappling with aging, self-perception, and transformation in a technologically optimized world.”

In photographer and filmmaker Luke Gilford’s new sci-fi short, “Connected,” Pamela Anderson lays herself bare. Playing a fitness instructor in a spiritual crisis, Anderson toys with her image as a sex symbol, appearing without makeup and exuding a deeply soulful unhappiness. In the short, Anderson joins a mysterious wellness cult to find a reason for living.

“’Connected’ is a portrait of a woman grappling with aging, self-perception, and transformation in a technologically optimized world,” explains Gilford on his website. “Jackie (Pamela Anderson) is … obsessed with self-improvement tapes (voiced by Jane Fonda), and she is soon drawn to an advanced yet enigmatic wellness spa that promises to enhance her mind, body, and soul.”

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ARFID: A New (And Underdiagnosed) Eating Disorder

Symptoms seem to be caused by something that happened in early life.

Image via (cc) Flickr user Ella Alfon

Children can be picky eaters, of course. But their fussiness can grow out of control—no texture, no color, nothing solid—becoming a disorder and leading to serious health issues.

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Instagram Stunt Becomes an Art Sensation

It’s been touted as the first masterpiece of the digital age.

Artist Amalia Ulman increased her followers by the thousands when she announced she was moving to Los Angeles. She depicted her new fabulous life in a series of typically sexy, filtered selfies, intermixed with still lifes of flowers and brunch. Then things got dark. She broke up with her boyfriend, got a boob job, and posed with a gun. Then she pulled through, posting inspiring messages and photos of her meditating, as well as being embraced by a mysterious man. “Isn’t it great being taken care of?” she wrote.

It was all a performance. “Everything was scripted,” Ulman explained to The Telegraph. “I spent a month researching the whole thing. There was a beginning, a climax, and an end. I dyed my hair. I changed my wardrobe. I was acting: It wasn’t me.”

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‘A Loser’—Elizabeth Warren Goes Off on Trump in Twitter Rant

Elizabeth Warren takes to Twitter to attack Trump.

“Many of history’s worst authoritarians started out as losers—and@realDonaldTrump is a serious threat.”

Senator Elizabeth Warren has yet to endorse a candidate, but she is mobilizing her supporters to take action against the Republican front-runner. Her series of tweets are as relentless and as furious as any late night rant, but with no regrets.

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