Hipstory: Artist Amit Shimoni reimagines world leaders as hipsters

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Israeli artist Amit Shimoni created the series, depicting global political icons in the most improbable way possible, outfitted and styled in the latest hipster fashions. The illustrator said he hopes to 'encourage us to reflect upon our leaders, our society, and ourselves' with his new set of unlikely artworks. The illustrator mixes the modern hipster culture of today's youth with history's greatest, most iconic leaders for the Hipstory series. The subjects are seen against solid pastel ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason

The Presidents of the United States captured at a young age

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Running for the US president is no beauty pageant. Presidents are remembered for what they accomplished while in the office as the most powerful people in the world. What we often forget though is that just like us, once these guys were regular dudes, too. Even the presidents got to enjoy their youth before they became the men whose names would be forever written in the History books – shocking, I know. And, may we add, some of the U.S. presidents were very handsome too. So ladies and ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason

Orders for Sally Noedel “Trump Voodoo Dolls” surge post-election

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Sally Noedel is a small-business owner in the Pacific Northwest who sells satirical Donald Trump voodoo dolls on her online store "DonaldTrumpVoodoo.com". The website advertises the voodoo dolls in English and Spanish alike. She calls the dolls, which are made in the U.S.A., “the bipartisan solution to political gift giving.” And right now, business is booming. To meet post-election demand, she had to unpack her shelved supplies and enlist a friend to help make enough voodoo dolls. “I have ...  View More
November 21, 2016 Jason

#TrumpIsComing is the latest viral challenge sweeping the internet

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The #TrumpIsComing challenge involves a group of people reacting to the looming arrival of America's president-elect, Donald Trump. It goes a little something like this: One brave soul shouts, "Trump is coming!" and then all those within earshot respond by displaying signs of absolute panic. #TrumpIsComing seems to have gotten its start the day after the election, when 16-year-old Emi Chavez, from Azle, Texas, challenged his friends to demonstrate how they'd react to Trump showing up. Emi then ...  View More
November 21, 2016 Jason

The 2016 Oxford Dictionaries “Word Of The Year” is “Post-Truth”

Here is the definition of 'post-truth': Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief: ‘in this era of post-truth politics, it's easy to cherry-pick data and come to whatever conclusion you desire’. In Britain, the campaign to leave the European Union, known as Brexit, was marked by numerous factual evasions and missteps. Yet the side that appeared to use truth more loosely won. ...  View More
November 20, 2016 Jason

The “Muslim ban” has been quietly removed from Trump website.

After his election victory, it could be that Trump is set for a retrospective makeover to soften the populist rhetoric that was the cornerstone of his campaign. The Dec. 7, 2015, statement calling for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” resided on Trump’s site through the morning of Election Day but was then removed later that night. The page now redirects to the Trump campaign home page. A cached version, time-stamped on election day at 8.52am, is ...  View More
November 10, 2016 Tiffany

The Iceland “Pirate Party” holds 10 seats out of 63 in Parliament.

Cobbling together a coalition of left-wingers, transparency advocates, hackers, anarchists, and people broadly opposed to patent and copyright laws, various national Pirate Parties have been launched throughout the European Union. The Iceland's Pirate Party, which was founded in 2012, is anti-establishment and pledged to legalize drugs, decide policy using online referendum and grant citizenship to Edward Snowden.  View More
November 1, 2016 Megan

Trump’s handwriting is now a font called “Tiny Hand”. It’s Free.

The distinctive handwriting of Donald Trump can now be used by designers and art directors thanks to a recently released typeset courtesy of Buzzfeed and Font Bureau. Named after an insult that has haunted Trump over the years, the Tiny Hand font is based on the diagonal, capitalized notes handwritten by the Republican candidate on various notes and memos.  View More
October 31, 2016 Megan

Pedro Lascurain was the 34th President of Mexico for less than one hour. The shortest presidency in the history of the world

Pedro Lascurain was a cabinet member during the administration of Mexican president Francisco Madero when Madero was overthrown by General Victoriano Huerta on 18 February 1913. Lascurain assumed the presidency, designated Huerta as his Foreign Minister, then resigned, allowing Huerta to take office as the new president. The whole deal took less than an hour, giving Lascurain a place in The Guinness Book of Records for the shortest presidency. As for Madero, he was shot and killed 19 February ...  View More
September 15, 2016 Jessica
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