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How realizing your passion can change your life

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It’s time to change your life and start up your wildest dreams. Sure it will take hard work, perseverance and maybe even a little bit of luck, but realizing your calling is the first step. Its that moment when it suddenly hits you: theres something else out there for you. For these four people, realizing their dreams wasnt a slow burn but an explosion. Suddenly, they had to make a change. As the saying goes, “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” Watch in the videos below to discover how others experienced a moment […]

Epic pictures from the dance party LGBTQ activists threw outside Mike Pence’s house

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LGBTQ activists threw a jubilant dance party outside the Washington, D.C., house of vice-president-elect Mike Pence to protest his anti-LGBT record before his official inauguration. About 200 protesters from WERK for Peace and DisruptJ20 danced their way to Pence’s home wearing tutus, stilettos and spandex. It was a joyful crowd of people of all ages, walking with glow sticks and rainbow flags. SEE ALSO: Mike Pence’s new neighborhood gets plastered with ‘trust women’ signs Pence has a history of supporting oppressive policies against the LGBTQ community. He has called same-sex marriage a sign of “societal collapse” and once called for […]

Obama’s photographer perfectly shades Trump after Merkel press conference disaster

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Attention, internet: The newest edition of our favorite series of presidential shade has arrived, and it’s probably the only good thing that came from today’s press conference. In case you’ve been missing out, Barack Obama’s official White House photographer Pete Souza has turned his Instagram into the universe’s premiere source for Donald Trump shade. This week between #MicrowaveGate and a painful press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Souza’s content has been extra shady (and we’re here for it). SEE ALSO: Twitter is slamming Donald Trump after awkward press conference with Angela Merkel After the president refused to shake Merkel’s […]

Unesco awards Lake District World Heritage site status – BBC News

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The delegates heard the 885 sq-mile (2,292 sq km) Lake District had been trying to obtain the Unesco status since 1986. Lord Clark of Windermere, chairman of the Lake District National Park Partnership which put together the bid, described the decision as “momentous”. In pictures: Where are the UK’s world heritage sites? Men-only island gets World Heritage nod Image caption Steve Ratcliffe said it “has taken millennia to become the evolving masterpiece it is today” About 18 million people visit the Lake District each year, spending a total of 1.2bn and providing about 18,000 jobs. It is home to England’s […]

NASA’s first African-American Space Station crewmember is a total badass

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NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps.Image: NASA NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is set to become the first African-American crewmember on the International Space Station when she flies to space next year, the space agency announced Wednesday. Epps’ months-long trip should begin in 2018, and it will mark the first time she has traveled to orbit, following in the footsteps of the women who inspired her to become an astronaut. SEE ALSO: This is what astronauts see when they look out their window “It was about 1980, I was nine years old. My brother came home and he looked at my grades and […]