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Trump, Twitter and the Move toward Social Media Politics

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The United States has a new president, Donald J. Trump. Regardless of which candidate you supported, you have to admit that it was one of the most controversial campaigns in the nation’s history. From Bernie Sanders seemingly being vote-winked by the Clinton crew to Hillary herself being bludgeoned by email leaks and hacks to the Donald riling crowds with his coarse and sometimes vulgar verbal displays, the 2016 election process resembled more of a circus than a professional political contest.
Through all the shenanigans, bad press and mudslinging, there is one notable trend that has arisen and appears to be solidifying into a common practice – the use of social media by high-ranking political figures. The most obvious example that has shined the most light on the topic is The Donald himself. Both as a candidate in the presidential race and now as the sitting President of the United States, it seems social media – most notably Twitter – is a major venue of choice.
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Changing of the Traditional Filter Guard
The traditional mode of campaigning for public office was to travel from city to city, get up on the proverbial soap box and present your message in front of attending crowds of onlookers and press reporters. There were protective, controlling filters put in place to ensure that every jot and tittle of every speech and message gave favor to the speaker and the issues being addressed.
As technology progressed, venues such as radio and television offered politicians the means by which they could present their messages to greater masses of people than ever before. Although they could more readily skirt around some of the traditional processes, filters were still in place to ensure smooth delivery. Speeches were written, timelines were drawn and the venues themselves were meticulously controlled. With filters in place, the nation as a whole could witness campaign battles, news reports and ultimate victories through these miracles of modern society.
You can read more of this article in our March 2017 issue of ModelsMania

Esports in 2017

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Esports (electronic sports) are gaining growing popularity. They are being widely accepted throughout the world. A lot of people are getting addicted to Esports every year. It is hard for someone to remain unaffected by them. Its business is spreading substantially as well. Every year we see new changes in Esports and the competition gets better and stronger. Esports succeeded to make 2016 a big year prominent for Esports and it is predicted that Esports will be successful to entice yet again new audience into its addiction.
What to Expect in 2017
Looking at the events through which different Esports progressed throughout last year and carefully examining the happenings and occasions that took place in competitive Esports Gaming we can least expect following things to happen in this year. We cannot predict the winners or who is going to lose in the upcoming tournaments but only looking at the biggest scenes and by imagining how they could change in this year.
We can least expect these things to happen in the year of 2017 and following are the events that we can expect to happen this year in Esports Gaming.
Increasing Audience of FGC
The Fighting Game Community (FGC) is growing and growing each and every year because the prize pools and the audience is increasing exponentially. We will never see anything like before this year. Large and considerable population is keeping its eyes on Fighting Game Community (FGC). The prizes are being increased keeping in mind the growing popularity of Fighting Game Community (FGC). For instance Street Fighter’s V’s Capcom Cup allowed a prize pool that was funded by crowd and the award for first position was increased upto $230,000 for American Du “NuckleDu” Dang. So this year’s Street Fighter Pro is definitely going to blow everyone’s mind and it is going to be huge this year.
Super Smash Bros- Melee, it has been luring escalating number of people and their growing attention towards Super Smash Bros- Melee over the past few years and it was indeed an event to watch happening at biggest fighting game tournament in the world. There is a great possibility that Nintendo Switch will have a re-release of Melee on Virtual Console, and this year the GameCube will most definitely receive even greater support and appreciation than in any past year.
You can read more of this article in our March 2017 issue of ModelsMania
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Eating in Dubai

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Food in Dubai
Dubai is breathtakingly beautiful city and one of its beauty is that it is home to people from different regions. Dubai is full of immigrants and assortment of people belonging to different nations. But the food of Dubai is greatly influenced by Asian and Middle Eastern Dishes. Dubai has been developed quite recently and the land is full of people who are from different cultures. So, there is no such thing as “national food” because the diversity and variety in food is as much as the diversity of people. You can get all types of food in Dubai so there is no such food we can associate its origin to Dubai or any food which will be recognized as “Food of Dubai.”
Knowhow of Emirati Cuisine
If you want to spend time in Dubai with your family or you are going to Dubai with your friends, even if you are going alone or you are taking someone special along with you, there is one thing you should be aware of. You cannot go to Dubai and expect to be served with most tasty and delicious dishes on your doorsteps. You have to be well prepared and well aware of food in Dubai. So, if you are ever planning to take a tour to Dubai, then make sure you have firm grasp on Emirati cuisine. Because of diversity and great variety of food, you cannot expect that you will like every kind of food and you do not want to go and eat what makes you puke. Food in Dubai will be like the food which your taste-buds have never had savored before. The city might not offer you other new escapades but Dubai guarantees that you will be surprised by the kind of food it offers you. Dubai’s beauty lies in the heterogeneity and diversification it provides in everything, whether it is people living there or food that people enjoy in Dubai. And one thing for sure that Dubai can never be short of great and enormous eateries. But it is up to you to plan and decide which kind of food you like the best and which suits your taste the best.
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Varieties of Food
As far as food is concerned, Dubai is most exotic city which you will ever find. Dubai does not have its own Michelin Guide, but it utilizes those chefs and restaurant chains which have been previously recognized in their respective regions. Since it is populated with people belonging to different regions from all over the world but major chunk of population is areas nearby Middle East and Asian nations like Pakistan and India who work there.
You can read more of this article in our March 2017 issue of ModelsMania

Geneva international auto show

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Koenigsegg Agera RS ‘Gryphon

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McLaren 720S

You can see more of these cars in our March 2017 Adult issue of ModelsMania

Mass incarceration – Let there be Justice?

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No one will doubt the fact that the United States justice system is flawed, the degree of how much the system is flawed, is where we usually differ among ourselves. Like most intuitions and systems, the American criminal justice system has undergone quite a revolution. From the use of religion to creating an independent system based on rules of morality, the American system of justice has come a really long way. The idea however is for the evolution to continue because there is still plenty of room within the system to change for the better.
One of the biggest failures of the American justice system lies within mass incarceration of its populace. Mass incarceration means imprisonment of the millions and millions of people all over the world. Interestingly enough while the United States makes up a mere 5% of the world population; however still, it is responsible for nearly a staggering 22% of the world’s prison population. The problems of mass incarceration need to be understood in its entirety, before any change is expected to be made. There let us try and explore the failures of the justice system in this regard, before we can talk about how the system must be overhauled to pave way for a reduction in mass incarceration and make a move towards a justice system that allows a room for flexibility.
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The mandatory minimum
More than 2 million people are incarcerated in U.S. prisons and a large percentage of those incarcerated are guilty of committing potentially heinous crimes but in a very trivial capacity. They are given sentences in the same manner under the mandatory minimum sentencing laws. This means no matter what the actual story was, the law is upheld and the punishment remains above all. Let’s take a look at the case of drug trafficking: in this case mandatory sentences are triggered whenever a crime involves a kilogram or more of heroin and 5 kilogram or more of cocaine etc. which implies that a 1st offense including manufacturing, distributing, or possessing with intent to distribute with no deaths caused or no serious bodily injury leads to 10 years of imprisonment, a 2nd offense where there is manufacturing, distributing, or possessing with intent to distribute, and death or serious bodily injury results in 20 years of imprisonment and in the 3rd offense, manufacturing, distributing, or possessing with intent to distribute leads to life imprisonment.
While most mandatory minimum sentences apply to drug offenses, however they are now enacted for other crimes as well which include certain gun, pornography, and economic offenses. This means that the number of incarcerations automatically increases under this system.
You can read more of this article in our March 2017 Adult issue of ModelsMania
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Stopping Sexist Trolls

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How to Stand Up Against Misogynist and Sexually Demeaning Persons Online
The internet was initially a place to connect, interact and socialize. Later on, it also became the environmental melting pot for antagonistic behavior where people who hide in animosity can bring other people down by their demeaning comments.
The term trolling refers to the antagonistic behavior or act of people online. Trolls bash people with their derogatory remarks regarding race, sexuality among other things. Trolls often take pleasure in their anonymous mischief and getting an irritated, and sometimes threatened reaction from their victims.
According to author Whitney Philips, Ph.D., trolls “ reveled in disrupting as many people’s days as possible. As a result, trolls were regarded by many as the primary deterrent to a kinder, more equitable Internet.” Philips also pointed out that “women are simply not as visible, or as valued, within the energy sector.”
And if we’re going to make sense of what Philips is trying to say, it’s easy to see why trolls like to do what they do and why they like to target women. Trolls most likely think it’s fun to bring down you self-esteem through their carefully-worded destructive comments and it brings them pleasure to see their victims being affected.
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Ariana Grande Defends Herself Against Online Trolls
Women, in particular, are prone to becoming victims of online trolls, especially of abusive sexist remarks. Trolls can specifically pick on celebrities with no problem. Celebrities are public figures and whatever they post online can easily be seen by anyone, including trolls. But being public figures doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stand up for what you believe in and defend yourself against the hurtful remarks.
It’s just a good thing that personalities like Ariana Grande knows how to stand for herself and put their trolls into their places.
April of last year, Ariana released her music video on “Dangerous Woman.” While fans were happy to see and hear their idol’s work of art, trolls are fast to slam her, calling the video as too sexual. One of the troll’s explicit opinion over the MTV said “Ariana all respect, but dangerous woman I loved but the trouble is that in he [sic] video salts like a whore!…sorry for the rudeness, I only just said the truth…SORRY.”
To which, Ariana replied “when will people stop being offended by women showing skin/expressing sexuality? men take their shirts off / express their sexuality on stage, in videos, on instagram, anywhere they want to…all. the. time.” The artist also criticized the prevalent double standards women suffer from when it comes to expressing sexuality, noting that women should be able to express themselves online and offline without judgment.
You can read more of this article in our March 2017 Adult issue of ModelsMania

Sex She Loves

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For many men female sexuality is what J. K. Rowling would call the „Chamber of Secrets”. Asking yourself what women want in bed is a neverending discussion that men can spend entire lives wondering about and debating: they can capitalize on, bet on, get dissapointed with, get angry for or get scared about, while still being attracted it as a primordial desire. What do women actually want in bed? If I had an exact answer to this question I would surely be the number one guru coaching adult men for a living. However, as varied as these may seem, the sexual desires of women do have some milestones and some common parts described below, as parts of common or shared experience.
However, just to clarify, for most women, sex is feeling. And by feeling I don’t just mean excessive romance or movie-like juicy scenes. By feeling I mean everything from prelude, feeling you inside of her, up to post-sex emotional implication and just being there actively and showing you’re her number one. This kind of active implication produces pleasure and women love all experiences that offer them pleasure. So no matter how they’re tempered, no matter if they’re hard-to-get, nymphos or shy, women do have some common sexual preferences that you can keep in mind and play with, one thing’s for sure: they do like playing.
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Talk dirty to her
Words are sometimes stronger than actions, and sex is one of the situations this rule applies. Most people get mentally aroused first, and then physical excitement occurs. More than that, studies show that women are way better at talking dirty than most men, and are very willing to get attracted in dirty talking games. Even the most feminine and soft women feel the need to hear you tease them with dirty words. It’s not necessarily a taboo habit, it’s sometimes just the simplest way to get them horny, especially in non-conventional situations, wen they least expect it. They may not be very clear on shouting out this dirty desire, as we all know women don’t come with instruction manuals, but you can be sure that dirty talking is one of women’s greatest mental pleasures. Just imagine she’s at work and you’re calling her for no reason and taking her out of her focus with some sexy breathing and gentle teasing. This way you could actually start a prelude hours in advance, which would make her go cazy, that’s for sure!
Keep her busy
Women are very active sex partners. You may be surprised, but many women consider men as pretty predictable and dull in bed, because they really are more active than you would be tempted to think. And by active I mean both phisically and mentally. Not sure why this is and why they sometimes consider men as a bit boring, maybe because men are many times reluctant in making the first step or maybe because the misionary position is just too old to cope with in 2016. In any case, many women like to be offered the chance to lead a wild sex act, which is most likely done with the consent of the partner, just to be on the safe side. So don’t let her get bored, just act natural and give her all the freedom she can use for getting what she wants from you. From caressing to gently grabbing her hips and moving her the way she likes it, you can let your woman do all the work, be sure she’s enjoying be in control more than you would think. Encourage her and tease her and „you will never have to work a day in your life”.
You can read more of this article in our January/February 2017 Adult issue of ModelsMania
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The Hottest Cannabis Stocks

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Since Cannabis has taken a turn over the past years and has become legal in more and more states, the industry has been showing a large growth like no other. Along with growth follows a potential for a booming market, which means that investing in cannabis stock is hot and it’s a great opportunity to invest right now.
Investing in cannabis can start out small, by putting up a few hundred dollars and investing in a minimal number of companies. With just a little bit of research into some of these cannabis companies, and identifying some of their stocks that you think will move, you’ll find a long-term potential for success within the marijuana market.
Of course, trading and investing is not without risk, so be sure to keep that in mind when choosing what stocks to invest in. Here are a few companies that are hot on the market right now:
Marapharm Ventures Inc. (OTCQ: MRPHF, CSE: MDM and Frankfurt: 2M0 zero), based in British Columbia, Canada
Cultivating, producing and distributing marijuana for Canada and the U.S., this company which will soon be reaching British Columbia, Washington State, Nevada, and California. Investors can acquire portions from at a low $2 per share. Momentum is expected to rise due to an early establishment in these regions. Early investment at a low cost will prove major benefits.
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The company has experienced management along with sophisticated strategies which will lead to diversified products and profits. Multiple investments are expected here, not only for recreational and medicinal purposes but in dispensaries, hemp products, and automated vending machines. Their all-natural hemp oil called Maragold, is expected to be on the market this year.
Medical production in Canada, where use is already adopted, will make the investment process move quickly up the ladder. Once approved, Marapharm will begin production in the Province of BC through it’s planned facilities.
You can read more of this article in our January/February 2017 Adult issue of ModelsMania

The Deplorable Cult of ME

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“The Prohibitive Rise of Self-Absorption”
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In the ancient and mythical writings of humanity, a powerful visual image was created in the form of the Worm Ouroboros, the giant snake that would eat its tail. In many a folk tale, epic poem or song was found this profound symbol of The Great Worm. The underlying allegory of a snake eating its own tail once had a positive connotation, a depiction of wholeness, totality and oneness. Over the centuries since its first appearances, this legendary creature has seen many different treatments in all forms of literature, but the oldest and purest forms of the myth were profound examples of the symbol of infinity and completion. Over time and as society and its icons evolved, the myth of the Great Worm has changed too. In the modern age, that encouraging tale of Ouroboros has been revised and reworked, taking on a darker tone, one that leaves a sour taste on the tongue. The Worm Ouroboros and its literary cousins is now the story of the creature that devours itself completely in an effort to stave off all-consuming hunger, no longer able to find sustenance from its surroundings but must turn on itself to assuage its emptiness. It is a tale of destruction and desolation more dreadful than most people can even fathom.
There are few anecdotes darker than this modern reworking of Ouroboros. It is the story of an entity that can never have enough nourishment, nothing satisfies its hunger nor fills its barrenness. No matter how much is swallowed, there will never be enough. It is the tale of being destroyed by a ravenous appetite that is beyond all control, immeasurable anguish of a soul without any chance of finding light and beauty that can soothe the spirit. The modern tale of the snake devouring itself is quite chilling in the extreme for it can be applied to any situation or any person possible. The country that consumes all of its resources, even the lives of its citizens, to feed its incessant desire for power and gain is just as gloomy a story as the talented musician who cannot get enough attention to fill the emptiness inside and so self-destructs through dissolute behavior when the spotlight isn’t on them each and every minute of the day. All it takes is looking into the grimy crystal ball of most media outlets to see stories like this at home or abroad on a global or even a local scale.
But these are grandiose examples, the kinds of fodder we see on the network news broadcasts and supermarket tabloids. The disease that is self-absorption has permeated down from our fascination with celebrities and stars to our complete preoccupation with social media and has now infected how the average person goes about living their lives. Children rarely play together in small or large groups in the neighborhoods where they live.
You can see more of this article in our January/February 2017 issue of ModelsMania
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Love to Live Longer

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Do you live to love or love to live? As weird as this question may seem, this is one of the most interesting questions that caught the attention of scientists since the beginning of modern times. The reason for that is in fact the theory according to which love is considered by many as a vital type of nurture, just like food or water for the body. Although it may come in many forms and natures, love is the engine of a huge amount of energy that fuels our lives every day. It’s like a sort of invisible fuel standing at the basis of acts, intentions and general state of mind. Now let’s see a bit of how love can improve parts of life and even existence in general.
It has been proven scientifically that love generates happiness. And in a simple analysis, happy is healthy, since the body generates happiness hormones that are able to offer a state of good through endorphins. Now, since happiness is the aim of human kind by excellence, there have been numerous studies conducted in order to search for the factors that are able to produce happiness in our existence.
If we think about it, we many times wonder for the reason why we are here, and more often for the reason that we are meant to interact with one another. Interaction is considered by many experts as one of the engines that are able to produce happiness, and it’s quite obvious why this is a fact. Irrespective of the fact that you may be an introvert or an extrovert, in general lonely individuals tend to live unhappier than the ones who surround themselves with loved ones, like friends and family. In fact, introversion is quite wrong understood in this scenery, in that it started to be somewhat promoted amongst the new generation of millennials, through the heavy inclusion of technology in our daily life and through attracting attention towards a lonely way of living. Actually, this situation is strongly related to the possibility or impossibility of loving, and hence of being happy.
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There are more and more psychologists who started to worry about this situation and who started thinking of new ways to use the modern tools, like social media, to change the tendency of “lonelyfication” a bit. And their solutions have reached a certain degree of efficiency in that the young generation is more and more attracted to these cute gimmicks. These are represented by meetup events, concerts, discussion groups that encourage the personal encounter rather than just electronic interaction and so on. And the same experts who participated in the organization of these events have found that people are really getting happier out of meeting one another in person, out of discussing to each other in reality and out of hearing a human voice respond to their questions, comfort them for their hardships or just narrating random facts to them. The human mind is an extraordinary tool helping us interact, however the heart comes into play on this occasion and pours the sugar on interaction by preferring this to be in person, rather than from a distance.
You can see more of this article in our January/February 2017 issue of ModelsMania