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The story behind this iconic Olympics protest

The story behind this iconic Olympics protest

The image of sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City is an enduring image of silent protest. But the key to understanding it goes beyond the black-gloved fists. All three medal winners, including silver medalist Peter Norman of Australia, wore buttons that…
How To Get That Iconic Potato Filter & So Many Others On Zoom

How To Get That Iconic Potato Filter & So Many Others On Zoom

And folks, you, too, can turn into a potato — or a baby, or even the Tiger King himself — directly on the video conferencing service of your choice, including Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Skype. The filters in question come from Snap Camera, Snapchat's desktop app, which you can download here, as long…
Charlize Theron’s Latest Hair Makeover Is An Iconic ’90s Throwback

Charlize Theron’s Latest Hair Makeover Is An Iconic ’90s Throwback

The hairstylist, Adir Abergel, wrote on Instagram that he was “inspired by early images of Linda Evangelista shot by [photographer Peter Lindbergh].” In the ‘90s, Evangelista was known for her short hairstyles, which ranged from pixie cuts to side-swept A-line cuts to brunette bowl cuts. Abergel also thanked his team, writing, “It took some rad…
You Can Have Your Own Fantasy Suite Date In The Bachelorette’s Iconic Windmill

You Can Have Your Own Fantasy Suite Date In The Bachelorette’s Iconic Windmill

The windmill's listing on Airbnb was first discovered by none other than Lauren Luyendyk, (eventual) winner of Arie Luyendyk's season of The Bachelor. According to Arie's Instagram story, Lauren was concerned over whether the infamous windmill had a bathroom, so she found it on Airbnb, sent Arie the listing, and confirmed that it does, in…
Chaka Khan Used Fabric Dye To Get Her Iconic Red Hair Color

Chaka Khan Used Fabric Dye To Get Her Iconic Red Hair Color

When I first saw the face behind those soft chords — her bright smile, red lipstick, and flowing burgundy hair — she reminded me of the many other strong Black women in my family. The cool aunt who gave me my first glitter eyeshadow, the older cousin who taught me how to two-step, and yes,…

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