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Hair Model Shows What She’s Like Behind the Smoke and Mirrors of Social Media

“Behind every pretty face or perfect lifestyle is a regular person … this is all cultivated.”

Hairstylist and model Ursula Goff has made a name for herself on Facebook and Instagram for her beautiful rainbow-colored creations. After receiving adulation from people across the world, she wanted to be clear that she’s not “awesome and perfect all the time” and that “behind every pretty face or perfect lifestyle is a regular person.” So she posted photos of herself without all of the photographic tricks and makeup to show her followers that she has flaws, too.

“I think it’s important to note that lighting, angles, facial expression, and make-up make a huge difference in photography and presentation (especially in my case!).”

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Startling Photos Taken By First Responders To The Puerto Rico Hurricane

About 60% of the island is still without power.

On Sept. 20, Category 4 Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. At landfall, the winds were up to 155 mph and immediately wiped out the island’s phone towers and power grids. The island would go on to experience record flooding, and two months later, around 60% of its residents were still without power. Recent reports show the death toll could exceed 1,000 people.

Although it’s hard to calculate the cost of such a disaster, Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rossello, asked the United States for $91 billion in relief. The Trump administration has only requested $29 billion to cover hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas combined. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a $146 billion plan to rebuild or upgrade Puerto Rico’s critical infrastructure while eliminating the country’s $70 billion debt.

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Six years ago, Loren Krytzer was down on his luck, to say the least. The onetime carpenter was forced to live on a paltry disability check each month after losing his foot in a car accident. After paying $700 in rent in Leona Valley, California, “LT,” as he is known by his friends, was left with only $200 a month for basic living expenses. He was in such financial straits, he moved his children to Louisiana to live with their grandmother.

One night in 2011, Krytzer turned on “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS and saw a man’s First Phase Navajo blanket valued at $500,000. He couldn’t believe it was appraised for so much money because it looked similar to an old blanket he inherited from his great-grandmother. “I paused [the TV] and I went and got the blanket and I’m sitting there holding it,” he told CNBC. “I’m lining up the lines on the TV with the blanket, seeing if they match.”

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8 ​Gaslighting Techniques To Use At Work

Gaslighting at work is all the rage. How can you use this powerful psychological tactic to your own advantage?

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One Man's Tour Of Cheesecake Factory's 'Postmodern Design Hellscape'

The restaurant’s decor resembles a spastic, multigenre interior design fever dream.

The Cheesecake Factory has never been known for its subtle approach to casual dining. First and foremost, it’s called “The Cheesecake Factory.” Second, their tome-like menu consists of bloated offerings that would serve as several days’ worth of meals were one guided purely by caloric intake recommendations.

However, putting aside their food, The Cheesecake Factory also more quietly exists as one of the more ridiculous takes on restaurant design the world has ever seen. Max Kreiger, a Cleveland-based game developer, walks the world through the senseless, anarchic, and baroque approach to design the chain has managed to leverage to great financial ends.

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A Tenacious High School Sophomore Grills Her Congressman As He Dodges A Question About Her Family's Fate

Congressman Dan Donovan is unable to evade this girl’s simple question about the Dream act.

Gisele Mendez is a high school sophomore represented by Congressman Dan Donavan of New York. During a recent town hall forum, Mendez introduced herself to Donovan as the daughter of immigrants, a youth leader for immigrant rights group Make the Road New York, and the sister of someone protected by the DACA, which Donald Trump stated he wished to end.

As a member of Congress, Dan Donovan is one of the representatives tasked with voting on new legislation that will decide the fate of Mendez’s family members and millions of others like them.

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