Michael Lucas has been taking Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, for about a year now. And the 42-year-old adult film director and gay porn performer readily admits that the decision wasn’t all that hard to make — especially when compared with the alternative.
The ancient Egyptians (in Africa) and the ancient pre-Incas/Incas (in South America) evolved on opposite sides of the globe and were never in contact; yet both cultures mysteriously possessed the same strikingly identical body of ancient art, architecture, symbolism, mythology and religion.
The drone that the United States Air Force sees as the replacement for the venerable U-2 spy plane is now flying surveillance missions over Nigeria as part of the search for 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group.
It’s easy to forget amidst the coffee breaks, the voicemail, and the traffic jams that we are currently doing this pretty amazing thing called living. I was recently reminded of this by a Quora thread where someone posed this question:
Its easy to lose ourselves in life sometimes. Life isn’t always easy, after all. Bad phases can come and go, or come and stay for a long time. But, we need to go on, and if we do we often come out stronger than we were before.
Nigerians get sick of the standard narratives about their country. While there’s truth to stories about Internet scams, corruption, and terrorist threats, they don’t fill in the whole picture, and it’s common for Nigerians to express weariness as they’re forced once again to correct the record.
Next time you wander down the cereal aisle with your shopping cart, ask yourself this: Why on Earth are all the cartoon mascots–Fred Flintstone, Cap’n Crunch, the Trix Rabbit, and so on–staring directly at your crotch? As it turns out, there’s a reason for that.