Jennifer Lawrence and the evils of Photoshop

We all know fashion magazines have an obsession with making the celebrities on their covers look perfect. But explain this to me:

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This is the before and after shot of Jennifer Lawrence for a Canadian magazine called Flare.

Why do you need to alter Jennifer Lawrence. They’ve moved her collar bone, stretched out her fingers, narrowed her hips and … well, you see it.

Why bother using real people. Just create Photoshop avatars of perfect humans. (Via Jezebel)

Buys in the skies

Amazon is talking about delivering packages with drone helicopters. When I was growing up, these things we now call drones were known as remote-control airplanes. And I saw one fly that was shaped like Snoopy on his dog house. Now that would be something. Have Snoopy deliver packages.

By the way. I’ve seen these things at every indoor sports event I’ve been to, shaped like sharks or blimps, dropping coupons and other crap on the fans.

At least they’re not killer drones … yet.

Ask a slave …

… Since who else would know more about the foibles of the founding fathers?

There’s a whole series of these on YouTube. Here’s another one:

I’ll go out on a limb here and say when she really did this for a living (a slave re-enactor), she was at Mount Vernon. And the sad thing is, these are really questions she was asked.

These definitely aren’t the answers she gave on the job.