Forget stats and rosters; which new Overwatch League team looks the sleekest?

February 7, 2019

Eight new teams have been added to the roster for the upcoming season of Overwatch League, which commences this month. While many are speculating about how well these teams will position themselves thanks to their players and team compositions, I wanted to talk about something far more important How well any team will do in the Overwatch League can be a bit hard to tell before matches start playing out…

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Meet Schlafly Brewers Stephen Hale and Emily Parker

January 31, 2019

The Saint Louis Brewery, the producers of Schlafly Beer, is Missouri’s largest independent brewery and soon will celebrate 25 years of brewing.  From 1991 to 2013, Stephen Hale primarily served as its chief brewer.  In 2013, he moved into a new role as ambassador brewer.  Hale explained, “After working 22 years in the brewhouse, I know the company from the inside out and can share its story with confidence. You…

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God Uses Power and Gentleness With Us

January 20, 2019

Mighty is the work of sanctification. Over the chaos of our miseries, over the dry and empty waste of our poor heart, is seen the Spirit; and His fruitful breath causes a richer and more beautiful creation to arise than that which sprang forth in the beginning of time from the hands of the Almighty. A holy soul: there is no richness that can equal it or any work of…

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Discover: Why Jordan Kines isn’t asking for anyone’s permission

December 14, 2018

In the ‘Discover’ series, we highlight distinct up-and-coming photographers on 500px, sharing their experiences from behind the lens. In this instalment, we’re featuring Jordan Kines, a travel and lifestyle photographer from Boston. Q: Tell us a bit about yourself as a photographer—give us your 20-second elevator pitch! A: I am a Boston-based travel and lifestyle photographer with a passion for capturing the magic in everyday moments with a dramatic, versatile…

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Lil Peep’s Honesty About Mental Illness Inspired A Generation To Accept Themselves

November 15, 2018

lilpeep/Twitter One year on from his untimely death, Lil Peep’s legacy of acceptance, honesty and authenticity will never be forgotten by the hoards of emo kids who consider him among their own.  Before his death, which shook his loyal fans and skyrocketed Peep’s stock, the 21-year-old bottled-blonde Pennsylvanian was widely hailed as the future of emo. His story came to a tragic end on November 15, 2017. However, with posthumous…

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Food banks distribute meals and food options to end hunger across America

November 7, 2018

–Written by Erik Sargent Having a reliable food source and knowing where your next meal is coming from is something that many people in this country take for granted, but unfortunately, it’s not always the case for a large number of individuals across the U.S. Hunger is an issue that continues to affect many people right here in our own country. Due to a variety of factors that can come…

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Lara Croft Inspired Generations Of Women And Revolutionised Video Games

Square Enix When children are asked ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’ they could reply with absolutely anything but often the answers are very similar. While most of my peers responded by saying they dreamed of being actors, singers or even superheroes, my reply was always quite different – I wanted to become an archeologist. Mainly thanks to Terry Deary, the man behind the Horrible Histories…

October 28, 2018
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Body Shaming In 2018 Is Completely Out Of Control

Tess Holliday/Kim Kardashian/Instagram It’s 2018 – if you hadn’t noticed – and people are still here calling others out for their body shape and size. Still. There’s always someone out there who takes issue with other people’s appearances, and what other people look like is quite simply none of their business. As I’m sure many of you have, I have been subjected to body-shaming. In my case, it’s because I’m ‘skinny’, or…

October 16, 2018
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World-Renowned Artist Wyland Launches New Rum

October 14, 2018

He’s internationally known for his life-size, outdoor whale and sea life murals, but for marine artist Wyland, it’s his ‘pirate life’ that’s influencing his latest venture—the launch of his own name-brand rum. “I’m a pirate. I’ve spent a lot of time diving the Caribbean, testing various rums. It’s a lifestyle brand I created here. Art and rum go together perfectly—even makes my art look better.” – Wyland, Famed Painter and…

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Dr. Frank D. Sánchez: A Situational Leader

October 8, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – There’s been a dramatic sea change taking place in higher education within the Ocean State. Just take a look at Rhode Island College (RIC). The 164-year-old public institution that stretches across a sprawling 180 acres of land has been making some audacious moves in recent years, thanks to the visionary leadership of its president, Dr. Frank D. Sánchez. “He’s the real deal,” declares Dr. Jason L. Meriwether,…

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