Can Selfies Redefine Beauty? Dove Thinks So

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As you may have noticed from previous posts, I am pro-selfie.  Selfies are those pictures you take of yourself with a camera phone and flip around lens.   I’m not in favor of selfies because I like to take them.  I like selfies because they are a form of expression enabled by new technology.  And I […]

8 Ways Selfies Can Make Your Life Better

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It’s rare to read an article about selfies, Millennials or Facebook without narcissism making an appearance in the first paragraph. No wonder people, especially parents, get worried when they see the proliferation of selfies posted on Instagram or Facebook as if taking selfies were, well, a normal thing to do. News bulletin: Taking selfies is […]

Flash Mob Brings Rembrandt to Life

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Last April, the Rijksmuseum, the Museum of Netherlands, and their major sponsor ING celebrated the reopening of the museum after lengthy renovations by organizing a unique flash mob.  They recreated one of Rembrandt’s most famous works, the Night Watch, in a shopping mall. The performance is a delight to watch but it also does two things. […]

Obama’s Selfie at Mandela’s Memorial: Double Standard?

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President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt were captured posing together while taking a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.  You’ve probably seen it.  The photo is rocketing across cyberspace.  It is not unusual for people to want capture extraordinary events. Mandela was extraordinary.  Both the man and his […]

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