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rulesintroHey, all you wives — stop eating your bon-bons and watching your “stories” on television for just a minute, yo! Here are 11 rules from 1953 you need to follow for a happy marriage.

AboveTopSecret explains:

“Be the wife he always dreamed of,” is the advice that delivers that “guide” that was written to please men, by an Spanish woman named Pilar Primo de Rivera, sister of the founder of the political party of the extreme right, the “Spanish Falange.”

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memorialflagsThe undocumented immigrants impacted by the bombing of the World Trade Center were practically invisible to the government and agencies that were supposed to help them, two academics reported Tuesday.

The victims and their families were never properly counted because of their social and political isolation from wider society:

  • Immigrants without papers distrusted law enforcement and were wary of drawing attention to themselves.
  • Even if they did come forward, they lacked the paperwork necessary to prove claims and receive assistance.
  • Public opinion linking immigration and terrorism after 9/11 exacerbated the risks of coming out of the MIGRA closet.

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Let’s face it, hermanas. Dudes yelling rude remarks when you’re walking to work is the last thing you need. What’s the first thing you need? New CockBlok® immediately moves those asshats into the Friend Zone.

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College is not so hard to understand, even for idiots like you, so long as you watch this video!

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Last month we published the powerful essay Maybe I grew up in a Latino and African-American neighborhood by Navarro, the Chicago-based hiphop artist formerly known as Scheme. Now it’s back, with music: [Mas…]

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Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu is looking forward to 2042, when white Americans will only be 49% of the population.

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Disabled people are like everyone else — some are cool, some are assholes. Stop the stereotyping.


That awkward moment when an art restorer finds the teeth in an 18th Century Mexican statue of Jesus are human teeth. Y tambien en español: [Mas…]

Orbitas: In space, no one can hear you hug (video)

by Verdana Bold August 11, 2014 Cartoons
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Down on the planet, it’s war. But for two astronauts from “enemy countries,” Orbitas is a trajectory for love. [Short video from Spanish animation school PrimeFrame.]

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POCHO History 101: The invasion – how America ‘grew’ (video)

by Verdana Bold July 31, 2014 Cultura
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Via EHistory.org: Between 1776 and 1887, the United States seized over 1.5 billion acres from America’s indigenous people by treaty and executive order. The Invasion of America shows how by mapping every treaty and executive order during that period. It concludes with a map of present-day Federal Indian reservations. PREVIOUSLY ON NATIVE AMERICANS:

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If you think you worked hard today, watch these guys! (video)

by HO LEE KAO July 10, 2014 Cultura
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Four guys with picks and shovels dig a water well in Oaxaca in this 2008 video. The temperature approached 100°, according to the uploader. It’s amazing to watch how hard these guys work, and the techniques they use to turn a hole in the ground into a working well. Here’s what it says on YouTube:

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Bouncy castle for adults is filled with boobies (video)

by Verdana Bold July 1, 2014 Cultura
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It’s boobs, chi-chis, ta-tas, hooters, tetas and breasts galore inside this bounce house for adults. But haven’t we seen a breast-filled rubber room before? From one of MR. POCHO’s favorite bands? Yes, we have, but we can’t run it here. Click to peep this NSFW video from Mexican rockers Molotov with Rastamandita, the “Full Tetas […]

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Brazil: Topless body builder futbol fans flex for the camera

by Verdana Bold June 30, 2014 Cultura
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Futbol fans went topless to flaunt their ripped torsos for the camera and World Cup FIFA Fan Fest crowds in Sao Paolo Saturday.

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Undocumented strangers meet and share their secrets (video)

by Verdana Bold June 17, 2014 Cultura
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Director Rocsi Diaz’s short video The Secrets of Strangers explores what happens when undocumented immigrants reveal their status to people they have just met — other undocumented immigrants.

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Venice High School 11th Grade: ‘It’s Not My Fault’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC June 9, 2014 Cultura
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It’s Not My Fault is an original song and music video created by a group of 11th grade students at Venice High School. Their goal was to raise awareness and prevent physical, mental and emotional abuse against women. [Video project via My Purpose Party.]

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Mexican TV’s Sandra Corcuera stays cool after live ‘nip slip’ (video)

by Verdana Bold June 2, 2014 Cultura
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Gravity happens, and Sandra Corcuera is totally cool with that. PREVIOUSLY ON TV TITTIES:

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Study shows brown skin, tattoos will cost you money on Craigslist

by Verdana Bold May 29, 2014 Cultura
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A year-long study has shown that potential buyers were less likely to contact Craigslist sellers with brown skin and/or tattoos. And when contact was made, according to the research, the prices offered for identical items were less. Sociological Images has the story:

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Johnny Sanchez on George Lopez: Yup, I’m Mexican (video)

by Verdana Bold May 22, 2014 Cultura
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Being brown, growing old, living as a short person — Johnny Sanchez shares TMI about the intimate secrets of Mexican-American men.

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Dude goes loco now that Doritos Locos Tacos are in Canadia (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 15, 2014 Cultura
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Canadia is just across the border, and looks deceptively like the United Estates, until something distinctively Canuckian happens. This footage captures one of those moments when self-proclaimed Twitter star Peter Chao learns that Doritos Locos Tacos are just a selfie video away. PREVIOUSLY ON CANADIA:

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Proper Pronunciation for Pochos: ‘How to Say Chipotle’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 14, 2014 Cultura
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Today’s word is chipotle, a smoke-dried jalapeño chile pepper. It’s also the name of a national food chain. It’s a difficult word to pronounce properly, so listen closely. PREVIOUSLY ON CHIPOTLE:

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Animation 101: Giving your characters ‘The Illusion of Life’ (video)

by HABLO PICASSO May 8, 2014 Cartoons
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How do animators give drawings The Illusion of Life? Cento Lodigiani explains: The 12 basic principles of animation were developed by the ‘old men’ of Walt Disney Studios, amongst them Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, during the 1930s.

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Happy May Day from the Workers of the World (music video, lyrics)

by MOON GUAC May 1, 2014 Cultura
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Enjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those red commie cabrones in Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive cells everywhere else but the lame stream media sheeple won’t tell you that.) May 1 is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day. Today the communist comrades sing […]

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Elise Roedenbeck: Top porn search terms by state (video)

by Verdana Bold April 30, 2014 Cultura
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Sweet dreams are made of this — who am I to disagree? I travel the world and the seven seas. Everybody’s looking for something. Elise Roedenbeck — she’s @buttronica on the Twitter — learned the same lesson when she investigated the top porn search terms broken down by state. Everybody’s looking for something. They’re looking […]

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Mascot Madness! Brazil’s Mr. Balls, meet India’s Mr. Poo (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold April 22, 2014 Cultura
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This story is not about the shameful racist pro sports team mascots that purport to honor Native Americans. It’s about icky Senhor Testiculo (photo, above left), the mascot of Brazil’s cancer society, who we think has just been “out-grossed” by Mr. Poo (photo, right), who comes to us from UNICEF in India. Señor Poo is central […]

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