Sexist Cartoons

Sexist Cartoons: A Tale of Princesses, Patriarchy and Pedophilia

Let’s talk about sexist cartoons. Art is always a product of its time, meaning that anything creative, especially mainstream arts, have been influenced heavily by the time they were created in. We have previously looked at racial stereotypes in classic cartoons, as well as war propaganda (with and without racial stereotypes), but that is not all there is to see.
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Retail work

Working in Retail? Why You Should Quit and Walk Out

Too many millennials are trapped in wage-slave jobs across the world such as working in retail. Skilled graduates employed in supermarkets, bars and cafes are falling deeper into a cycle of despair and worthlessness as low-paid employers are promising them an arduous “career path” in their companies whilst offering low-hour contracts and poor pay. Such dreams of a more prosperous future often accompany such disillusionment and millennials are increasingly taking drastic measures to break themselves free of the cycle, such as walking out in the job, balls-deep in the middle of a shift. For some, they are looking for a quick and drastic escape into the unknown, yet for others, it has been meticulously planned in their head for months.
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Health and human byproducts

Bizarre: 5 Tasty Human By-Products You Can Eat

Although picking your nose, peeing on your feet and drinking your own blood is typically frowned upon (and quite gross), there are some physical and mental health benefits these human by-products can offer. From fighting diseases to boosting moods – here are some inexpensive home remedies you can use that will cost you nothing more than your dignity.
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Refugee displacement

Refugee Displacement: It’s High Time We Talk About It

Wars, conflicts, and persecution are some of the reasons people are forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in a safer place, contributing to the mind blowing refugee displacement statistics. According to the UNHCR, 65.6 million people from around the world have been forced to leave their homes.
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Internet Communities

How the Internet Changed Communities

Some see them as social circles or places where someone can stand out. Ideas are shared, plans for meet-ups can be arranged, and friendships are forged. How can anyone feel alone in the vast communities of cyberspace? We are living in a world where every clique, every group, every small little neighborhood of data and people flood every web page.
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Money is an idea

Money: The Story of a Neat Idea

Money is a funny concept. We regularly trade goods against colorful pieces of paper. But why? What makes money worth anything and how foolproof is it? Let’s take a quick and overly simplified tour through the history of currencies and see why money, after all, is nothing more than a neat idea.
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Propaganda Cartoons

Cartoons & Propaganda in the U.S.: Disney, Hitler & War bonds

We’ve already taken a look at how racist cartoons have been in the past. However, those examples were solely meant for entertainment purposes back then; there is an another dimension of old racist cartoons we haven’t yet touched on: Propaganda Cartoons.
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Bionics

Robo-Humans: How We Will Integrate Bionics Into Our Bodies

We’ve heard of providing individuals who’ve lost limbs with prosthetic arms and legs. We’ve even heard of doctors implanting bionic hearts into patients, but how far will this bionic future go? With the aid of science and robotics, people who couldn’t walk or see are now doing so. However, these faux body parts could eventually become the norm and even favored by humans who want to advance their abilities.
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