16 Gorgeous Photos of Gold From Our Readers

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You Should See What This Woman Sees Every Day. It's Gorgeous And Really Messed Up.

Forget all the politicians and corporations and talk shows playing tug-of-war in the “what climate change is and isn’t” game. This woman beats all of them. I’m joining her team.

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Show Us The Most Cringeworthy Photo From Your Awkward Phase

Poor outfit choices, bad haircuts, braces… having flashbacks yet?

1. Let’s face it: we’ve all had an awkward phase.

Let's face it: we've all had an awkward phase.

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Look at her glorious fringe.

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3. Some of us were certainly less fortunate than others.

Some of us were certainly less fortunate than others.

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On Wednesdays we wear pink.

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5. But through it all, we survived and emerged as (hopefully) less awkward looking individuals, like Matt Lewis for example.

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If there’s hope for Neville Longbottom, there’s hope for us all.

6. Share your awkward photos below!

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When This Rapper Realized Why He Was So Distracted, The Song Just Kinda Wrote Itself

When Talib Kweli (one of my favorite emcees!) got this beat from a producer, a lot of huge events were taking place in the world. Those events were breaking through the noise, pushing the Kardashians, Jersey Shore, and other who-gives-a-f*ck topics onto the back burner and forcing important issues into the forefront of people’s thinking.

Eventually, the very same things that were distracting Kweli became the inspiration for this song. And it does not disappoint.

Follow the lyrics in the transcript below.

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Share This With Your Friends To Find Out What Kind Of Leaders You All Are

Are you a “thought leader” or a “do leader”? What about your co-workers and friends? The folks at Mindjet and Jess3 made this awesome image so you can find out how you see yourself and how others think of you.

Use these instructions from Mindjet and Jess3:

Tag yourself and your friends with this graphic & share the challenges you face managing these personality types. You can also see how industry leaders deal with similar traits.

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What Would You Do If You Had Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak?

Transparent madness.

1. Having Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak would be the coolest thing ever.

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2. This wondrous cloak gives people permission to do whatever they want without anyone ever seeing them.

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3. If you had the invisibility cloak, you could poke fun at your enemies and have total control over their bodies…

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Should I drag my bully in the snow? Absolutely.

4. Or you could sneak onto the new Tina Fey and Amy Poehler movie set…

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And sniff Tina’s beautiful hair. Which probably smells like heaven.

5. Perhaps you’d listen to conversations that weren’t meant for your ears…

Perhaps you'd listen to conversations that weren't meant for your ears...

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Which can be extremely entertaining.

6. And you could even crash the Academy Awards and be in the presence of Hollywood’s A-listers.

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Meryl! Denzel! JLaw!

7. So tell us: what’s the craziest thing you’d do if you had Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak?

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Awards and badges will be given to the most creative submissions!

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They Found The 1 Straight Couple Who Were Negatively Affected By Gay Marriage. Bless Their Hearts.

When gay people won the right to get married in 2015, everyone thought life would go on as usual. They weren’t anticipating the end of the world. But then everyone voted, and it was too late. At 1:54, my drink shot out my straight nose.

If you feel the need to warn people about their impending lack of danger and totally normal lives continuing, feel free to share this. And maybe Like LGBT Noise on Facebook?

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