Watch Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, and Lenny Kravitz Perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

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TIME

Tonight, Katy Perry took the stage in Glendale, Ariz., for the Super Bowl halftime show. It was a dynamic act defined by multiple costume changes and a moving rendition of signature song “Firework.”

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One of the show’s guests, rocker Lenny Kravitz, joined Perry on guitar for a duet on Perry’s breakout hit, “I Kissed a Girl” (a surprise inclusion on the setlist, given its edgy content).

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Finally, Missy Elliott, who’s largely been on hiatus since the mid-2000s save for a few guest appearances (including on Katy Perry’s remix to “Last Friday Night”), took the stage for a performance of several of her hits.

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Destination Wednesday: 5 Destinations For Before, During, And After The Holidays (Domestic Edition)

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Laguna 2There’s no place like home for the holidays, ‘cause no matter how far away you roam, sometimes you need a place that actually encourages you to pad downstairs in your jammies and drink orange juice straight out of the bottle. But there are also drawbacks to home, most notably the fact that it’s not somewhere else – since being home always leaves us dreaming of somewhere else, and being somewhere else always has us dreaming of home.

When we want to be somewhere else for the holidays, or just want to be dreaming about being somewhere else, here are some the places in the U.S. we dream about most often. (The international version of our dream destinations is coming Christmas Eve, just in time for Santa.) Note: These also make wonderful après-holidays vacations, too, and great gifts. Hint. Hint.

Vail 2Vail: Of all the western ski-resort towns, Vail is the one…

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The truth about travelers

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We have been called many things. Travelers, by default. But we like to be called nomads. Explorers. Vagabonds. Adventurers. Wayfarers. Modern gypsies. Wanderers. We’ve adopted them all. A growing breed of humans with restless feet and the inability to stay still, the inability to stay in one place.

That is who we are. And that’s just the gist of it.

We come from all walks of life, from bustling gray colored cities, sleepy beach towns, snow-covered metropolises, small villages nestled in between lush green mountains, we come from everywhere. But our inner gravity always brings us to the same place… the road.

We deem courage weighs more than money when it comes to travel. We’re not rich, not financially well-off and we don’t travel for luxury. Our money does not come from rich parents, trust funds, or whatever privileges you think we have in order to maintain…

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Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People

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By Kevin L. Nadal, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay
College of Criminal Justice – City University of New York)

When I was a little kid, I used to hear my brothers, cousins, and friends say things like “That’s so gay!” on a pretty regular basis. I would usually laugh along, hoping with all my might that they didn’t know my secret.  My parents and other adults in my life would tell me things like “Boys don’t cry” or “Be a man!” which essentially was their way of telling me that being emotional was forbidden or a sign of weakness.

When I was a teenager, there were a few boys at my high school who ridiculed me, almost everyday. When I walked by them in the halls, they called me a “faggot” or screamed my name in a flamboyant tone.  I learned to walk by without…

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How to have a very BULLSH!T Valentine’s Day

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For some reason, Valentine’s Day represents all kinds of pressures for both individuals in a relationship, so we’ve decided to do a good deed and help you all out this year. We’ve been kind enough to put together a crash course for Valentine’s Day, detailing the perfect gifts, sexy ideas, dates and cards to impress your loved one, or seduce a new interest.

We guarantee that these romantic tips will not only make your relationship 100% stronger and happier, but they will also increase your weekly servings of red meat.

Perfect gifts:

A one year gym membership:
Being comfortable enough to try and change your partner’s physical appearance is the emotional equivalent of second base. And remember, nothing says “happy one month anniversary” like trying to lock someone into a binding relationship for the next year.

Chocolate moulded into the shape of their face (or genitals):
Caesar had statues built to remember his…

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#nojudgment 8 Things You Should Never Be Ashamed Of

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By May June

Our society is full of artificial norms and fake standards. Whatever is attractive is whatever you’re not. Whatever is normal is whatever you’re not. Whatever is popular is whatever you’re not.  Whatever is ideal is whatever is impossible.

Despite this, people are going to judge. You can’t stop them. But you can stop caring. Instead of worrying what others are going to think, embrace your quirks and guilty pleasures.

Surround yourself with people who love you for who you are and screw the haters. You should never have to start a sentence with, “No judgment, but…”

Be unique. Be spontaneous. Be free. If you’re not going to be you, then who will?

To get you started, here are 8 things you should embrace and never have to hide. Enjoy!

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Ghosts

Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts. Describe the ghosts that live in this house: Image credit: “love Don’t live here anymore…” – © 2009 Robb North – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic

 

Do you believe in ghosts? I do not as I have never seen proof for myself. There are some, that swear by the existence either by personal experiances of the slightly supernatural and others are just really freaked out by eerie noises. I for one, love the idea of the supernatural. I enjoy scary movies, the TV show “Supernatural” “American Horror Story” “Walking Dead”.

Why are there so many vampire shows and Zombie Apocalypse obsessions out there? We love what we fear and we love what we don’t have proof of NOT existing. It is all about the possibility and the “what if”.

Staying On Track During The Holidays

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By: Kristen Clifford

Starting and sticking to a diet is hard any time of the year, but the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be some of the hardest few weeks! Here are a few things I try to do to keep me from straying from my diet:

1.Be prepared– This is key! If I know I’m going to be at a holiday event I always bring a dish to share. I make sure that the dish I bring is healthy and can fit into my calorie allowance. This way I go into every party knowing, that if there is nothing else for me to eat, I at least have the dish I brought. If I know I’m going out to eat, I always look at the menu ahead of time and plan out what I’m going to eat. Sometimes waiting to look at a menu until I’m…

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