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Bill to ban certain tattoos & piercings passes Senate


The Arkansas Senate recently passed a bill that would ban “non-traditional” tattoos, piercings, and other forms of body art. The bill is called “An Act To Limit Body Art Procedures”. Senator Missy Irvin is sponsoring the bill. She said that body modifications should be limited to “traditional” tattoos and piercings. She would ban dermal implants, scarification … Continue reading

Truck decal depicts kidnapped woman


  If you saw a women tied up in the back of a pickup truck, would you call the police? This decal on the tailgate of a truck in Texas is stirring up a controversy surrounding that question. This is an optical illusion created by Hornet Signs in Waco, Texas. It looks like a woman … Continue reading

Tim McGraw Explores the Dangers of Texting and Driving in Powerful ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Video With Taylor Swift & Keith Urban

Tim McGraw Explores the Dangers of Texting and Driving in Powerful ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Video With Taylor Swift & Keith Urban


http://vevo.ly/11ZaWP8 <—- Link to watch the video! Sorry about my technical difficulties y’all. I’m not computer savvy.  Even if country music isn’t your cup of tea, this song is still worth listening to. (Although I personally loved the song even before I saw the video.) The plot of the ‘Highway Don’t Care’ video features a bereft … Continue reading

What Your Playlist Says About Your Personality

What Your Playlist Says About Your Personality


Introduction “What Do Music Preferences Reveal About Personality? A Cross-Cultural Replication Using Self-Ratings and Ratings of Music Samples” was written by Alexandra Langmeyer, Angelika Guglhör-Rudan, and Christian Tarnai and was published in the Journal of Individual Differences in 2012. The purpose of this study was to determine if our musical choices reflect important aspects of … Continue reading

Maria Theresa von Paradis

Maria Theresa von Paradis


  I didn’t think that I would have time for another blog post this week (college is stressful, y’all), but I came across this tid-bit while studying for a music appreciation test. Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759-1824) was a blind musician who was renowned for her remarkable musical memory, which was able to retain about … Continue reading

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo


    Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who was born in 1907. Her work art was primarily self portraits. As a teenager, she was involved in a traffic accident that left her with lifelong health problems. While recovering from the accident, she was isolated from other people.Kahlo said, “I paint myself because I am … Continue reading

Police raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Police raise Breast Cancer Awareness


A patrol car at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has a new paint job. It is for a good cause, although it may not scare criminals. The patrol car has been painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It will patrol different areas and raise Breast Cancer Awareness The Sheriff, Mike Hale, said “We love … Continue reading

Graffiti.


This is the graffiti I put in my composition book a few weeks ago when we talked about Graffiti from Pompeii and ancient graffiti in Israel. I never really viewed graffiti as criminal, just a part of life. I used to look at trains as they passed by and wonder why an artist with that much … Continue reading