Long hair, don’t care: get tresses without the stress with super-long cosplay wigs

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Want to cosplay as your fave super-long-haired character but find that most wigs just don’t cut it? Check out these ankle-skimmers!

Cosplay goods store Assist Wig (which specializes in wigs, hence the name) has a huge array of dress-up goods for sale on their online shop. Among the merchandise we spotted were these floor-skimming wigs which come in a variety of colours for all your cosplay needs!

As you can see from the above image, each wig reaches a whopping 160 centimetres (five feet, two inches), and comes in the rainbow of colours you’ll see below!


▼ Silvery-blonde…wig3

▼ Raven black…wig4

▼ Pink…


▼ Crimson red…wig6

▼ Lilac purple…


▼ Light blue…


If you’re in need of extra hair for your cosplaying needs, then check out the Japanese online shop. Assist also has an international webstore, but it doesn’t look like they’re stocking the 160-centimetre wigs yet. They do have 75-centimetre wigs available on the international online shop though, and there’s a contact form in case you want to see if they’ll send you a special order of the 160-centimetre wigs.

If you do end up using one of these lengthy hair pieces, be sure to send us pictures!

Source and images: Assist-wig.com via Nijimen.net



Epic Chinese wolf and eagle underwear lets you show off your alpha status in style 【Pics】

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When your manliness cannot be contained by boxers intended for mere mortals.

For some reason, it always seems like women get all the fun when it comes to cool underwear. Whether it’s magical girls, cats, or underwear you can wear as a bathing suit, women have a monopoly on all the sweet undergarments.

But not anymore! Chinese clothing brand Spinas has finally put out what every man has always dreamed out: wolf and eagle boxers.

▼ Awoooooooooo! *thunder* *lightning*
*swatting away suitors with a stick*

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▼ And before you ask, yes, the wold nose/eagle beak is actually 3-D,
giving more girth to the groin-area.

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▼ The wolf boxers come in three robust, rugged colors:
manly, manlier, and manliest.

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▼ And the eagle boxers come in the three colors of freedom:
red, (off-)white, and blue.

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▼ Just think: this could be you.
(Background wolves not included.)

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▼ Although there is this little odd bit of information on the website…

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▼ Unless they mean your sexiness is so powerful, it literally becomes an antibiotic that can heal people. In which case, yes, they are correct.

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So guys, are you ready to impress your lady-friends with your new-found manly prowess? You can order your own pair from the Chinese website Ali Express for US$18.99, or if you’re not ready for that kind of international commitment, Amazon Japan for 4,000 yen ($37).

And if you’re looking for something to go with your new pair of intimidating underwear, may we suggest an extremely masculine, rainbow-vomiting cat shirt?

Source/images: Ali Express, Amazon Japan



How To Stop Your Insecurities From Sabotaging Your Chances Of Finding Love

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Have you ever found yourself genuinely confused about how someone could be single? How could he or she possibly have any trouble when it comes to relationships?

Have you ever met someone and felt like his or her vivacious personality and wide-eyed wonder for the world is just what the world — maybe even your world — might be missing? Yet, this person is completely unaware and, instead, carries on about what’s wrong with him or her and what he or she could improve upon.

I’ve done this on more occasions than I can count. I’ve sat and watched people try to mask their emotions with regard to how they could possibly not be in relationships. I’ve got to say, it always really pains me how hard people can be on themselves and how oblivious they are to all that they bring to the table.

But, despite my stance on the matter, I’ve subscribed to the same anomaly at times. It’s funny how life works. It’s always easier to give advice than it is to take it. It’s always easier to give a compliment than to believe one when it comes your way.

Eight months ago, when I first started talking to my boyfriend, I told him I doubted he ever had trouble with the ladies. After hitting send, I immediately regretted it. All of a sudden, all these memories of the times when guys had said similar things to me started to resurface. As a result, I felt super insensitive for saying it.

His response? “Yeah, but that doesn’t mean they want to date me.”

In my experience, this isn’t true. Instead, I witness people saying these things and think, “I wish other people felt the same way.”

Even though this is what I’m thinking, I tend to just keep it to myself. I laugh it off because nobody likes a Debbie Downer.

But the thing is, when people say these things to us, our minds start turning. We keep wondering why we couldn’t keep the person we cared about. Or, if we have been lucky enough to keep him or her, we wonder why we have problems in the relationship.

We think about the times when we’ve been turned down and the times when we’ve been made to feel like we’re not enough. We think about how we look, talk, have fun, argue, overthink, react: You name it; we’ve thought it.

We wonder why people think we have no problems. They must just be trying to be nice. They probably don’t mean it.

But here’s the thing: When people say these things — although it’s true that they may not know your struggles — maybe they just see something in you that you fail to see.

That’s pretty uplifting, don’t you think? It’s great that somebody could see a world of potential in you while you’re stuck viewing yourself in a small-town sort of way.

So do your best to keep your head up, and I’ll try my best to take my own advice. Without a doubt, there’s someone out there who sees the absolute best in you, despite whatever issues you may have.

Someone out there accepts you exactly as you are. As my big sister says, “There’s someone whose ‘crazy’ mixes well with yours.”

Next time someone suggests there’s no way you have any issues when it comes to relationships, just take it as a compliment. Realize there’s more to you than meets the eye. Do your best to stop seeing yourself through the eyes of someone who didn’t realize that.

How To Stop Your Insecurities From Sabotaging Your Chances Of Finding Love

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


This Is How Much A Man Should Really ‘Work’ For Your Love

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A while back, I was confronted with the question, “What does it mean to make a man work for your love?” There was a woman who felt like she had done all of the work in her past relationship and didn’t receive the same in return as far as effort. They were in a long distance relationship, but she was always the one flying back and forth, cleaning his place and doing a multitude of other things without much in return.

Expect more from him and for yourself.

Hear me when I say this: Making a man work is not about controlling him or forcing him to be with you. That will never give you the results you desire. Instead, it’s about us, as women, communicating clear and reasonable expectations from the beginning. It’s about choosing and being with men who are ready and willing to put in the effort.

It all boils down to two words: man up. In other words, the man must have decided to make the conscious decision to put in the effort for the right woman at the right time. He is willing to go above and beyond to show how serious he is  about the relationship. That is, not just any relationship, but a meaningful one built on love, trust, communication, compromise and mutual respect.

A lot of guys — including my husband — have told me they want a challenge when it comes to settling down and being truly committed. In other words, they like when a woman makes them work for it … and I’m not just talking about sex. Some of them don’t mind working hard for the right person. However, we have to keep in mind not every man you run into will not always be ready to take this step.

When my husband and I started dating, there were ladies he was still talking to or involved with. Then, when he decided to take things to the next level, he knew I wasn’t going to play “second fiddle.”

Eventually, I had to sit him down and tell him exactly what I needed from him. I wasn’t nasty or rude about it, but I was firm and he knew I meant what I said. Shortly thereafter, he did what he needed to do to prove to me how serious he was about the relationship. That’s when I learned how important it is to communicate your reasonable expectations toward the beginning.

I clearly communicated to him how I wasn’t the least bit interested in playing games or dealing with nonsense. There was a time when manipulation and “pillow talk” were enough for me, but this time was different. I expected more from him and for myself.

Don’t make it so easy for him.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to do things for our men and making them feel special, whether dating or married. However, when we’re dating, some of us make it so easy for men that we make it harder for the women who refuse to settle for less than what they deserve. We give ourselves and require so little in return that some men are immediately turned off by those of us who aren’t willing to compromise our reasonable standards.

I can admit I was guilty of not requiring more from certain men I used to date. In the past, I tried to do everything in my power to please and keep a man even when he wasn’t putting in half the effort. I constantly sacrificed so much of myself but didn’t expect, nor require, the same in return.

That’s why I believe there are so many men today who will tell you, “I don’t have to pursue a woman,” or “I can do a whole lot less with someone else.”

While it is 2016 and it’s not unusual or unreasonable for a woman to pursue a man, at times we give away or do too much too soon without any reciprocity. That’s why I also say, “Don’t be a wife to a boyfriend.” Call me old fashioned, but I still believe anything worth having is worth fighting for — including a good woman.

Make sure his actions match his words.

I used to go from relationship to relationship thinking I knew what I wanted, only to later realize I was trying to fill a void that could only be filled through deep reflection and self-awareness. So, I took some time for myself and realized I deserved more. So, not only was I focused on his actions, but the same was true for my own.

I used to tell myself, “I’m not putting up with this. I deserve better,” but then I would do exactly that: put up with the nonsense. I didn’t require more and I didn’t do anything differently. So, I made up in my mind that I would no longer accept the bare minimum. If he said he loved me, then I needed to see it in his actions. Gone were the days where I would accept repeated cheating, games or lies. Gone were the days when I would settle for mediocre just to say I had a man.

Over time, I learned comfort and convenience weren’t substitutes for love. Sometimes, when you’re so used to things being a certain way you assume that’s how it’s supposed to be. But just because we’re used to a certain way doesn’t mean we don’t deserve better.

The first nine months of my relationship with my husband was long distance, and he told me he was going to make the effort to come and see me. I honestly didn’t believe him at first, but throughout those nine months, he did exactly what he said he was going to do. He drove nine hours every month (and sometimes more) just to see me and spend time with me despite his graduate school classes, midterms and finals. He did something that I never really required before or even expected from other guys before him; he put in the effort.

He was the initiator more times than not, which ultimately showed me two things: a) he was into me and b) he was willing to put in the work. He showed me what it really felt like to be in love. Everyone is different, but for me this is what I wanted, what I deserved. Because his actions matched his words, it helped build my confidence in him and our relationship. Despite all of Eric’s efforts, he never felt like I wasn’t into him just because he had to work for my love. Both of us were willing to put in an effort, which made the difference.

At the end of the day, no one – male or female – should feel like they’re doing all of the work. If the guy isn’t willing to put in the work, then maybe he’s not the guy for you. Sometimes, when people say “no” to you, they’re saying no to themselves because they’re not ready to step up to the next level of the relationship. That’s okay, though, because sometimes you have to meet people where they are. And sometimes, you have to leave them there.

This Is How Much A Man Should Really ‘Work’ For Your Love

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


13 Guys Weigh In On What They Really Think About Your Acne

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I endured acne on and off for 14 years.

It went through phases. It went from being non-existent to pretty intense. Luckily, it never got to the point of cystic acne. But nonetheless, I spent years using an arsenal of products to keep my acne at bay.

My first boyfriend experienced the brunt of my acne because I was young, hormonal, had a crappy diet and used harsh products like Proactiv. He loved me too much to care. Thankfully, my products, diet and skin got increasingly better after that relationship.

My routine awaited me every morning and every night. It didn’t matter how late I stayed up or who I was with. I always resumed my skin care ritual of three products in the morning and four products in the evening. It was what kept my skin clear.

Just two weeks ago, my man and I rejoiced at the fact that my skin was finally clear. But then, I decided to venture into unknown territory by experimenting with new products.

Experimenting with skin care is not something I’d recommend if you have great skin. It’s been an emotional roller coaster, and I’ve officially destroyed my clear skin. One day, I was hopeful. The next day, I started feeling helpless. Two weeks of experimentation followed.

My boyfriend saw what I was going through. But I wondered how things were for him. Most men don’t care about acne or makeup, as long as you look presentable and have a nice butt, right?

Well, instead of asking him (because he’ll tell me the truth I want to hear instead of the real truth), I decided to ask a group of men what they really thought about women with acne.

How does a woman’s acne make a man feel? Read on for their surprising answers.

On the one hand, I like women who look natural and not all ‘makeupy.’ On the other hand, when my girlfriend puts on well-executed foundation, she looks better.

I felt bad that I liked the way they looked with makeup on more. It’s not that I cared about the acne per se, or when they had blemishes. I felt more upset that I was affected when they covered them up. If they are cool as sh*t, a blemish is not going to affect my love for them.

— Brian, 32, Writer

Well, I think the acne isn’t the unattractive part: It’s the layer of cake on her face. Makeup is more of a deterrent than acne.

You wear a nice suit, and then her face rubs off on your shoulder. That’s, like, a $15 dry cleaning.

— Luke, 28, Accountant

It never mattered at all, since I was aware of my own self-consciousness to do with my spots. But I was never put off, since I idealized the total beauty of any girl I went out with.

I had chosen her, after all. So, I couldn’t contradict my innate good taste. I think, if anything, a girlfriend having spots shows a human or vulnerable side, in contrast to the tendency toward arrogance or vanity that sometimes comes with beauty. I know it may sound bizarre, but a mutual spot pop can be a bonding bonus.

— Ben, 40, Artist

I think we all have warts and pimples at times, whether physically or through intangibles like character. We’re human. Imperfect.

I understand the social pressures when it comes to women and this stuff. Men have different pressures.

— Joe, 28, Producer

It’s not a big deal unless it’s severe. If it’s genetic, then it’s understandable, But if she has an unhealthy diet, then I wouldn’t be interested.

— Roman, 27, Public Relations Specialist

I have dated a few girls with acne issues. I didn’t notice it too much, but they were both very sensitive about it. Personally, it doesn’t bother me that much. Honestly, I’ve never really thought about it that much.

— Alex, 37, Bartender

I have never dated a girl with acne or any real skin problems as such. It’s mainly just the normal spots here and there that are easily covered.

But to be honest, it made me feel more human, as I used to suffer with acne myself. As much as I liked them feeling good about themselves, it was nice that we both had the same issue. I wasn’t getting judged or having to feel like she didn’t want to touch me.

— Tom, 28, Musician

My ex had acne. It didn’t gross me out because I loved her, but I knew she was prettier without acne. So, I tried to find solutions to help her.

— Marc-Andre, 27, Entrepreneur

If you want my honest opinion, I have never dated someone with skin problems. But I had acne in my early years of high school that I was pretty self-conscious about, and that may have played into the fact that I have never ended up being with someone who has the same issue.

— Marty, 27, Pro Hockey Player Turned Accountant

I always felt like it bothered them much more than it bothered me. I was only drawn to it because they’d remark a lot about how it looked, and they’d constantly be trying to fix it and cover it up. So, I felt bad that they had to go through that.

— Tim, 34, Podcaster

I’ve dated a girl with acne. It didn’t bother me because I had it really bad: Accutane bad. So, I was understanding. I never judge based on acne. I only hated it when she caked on makeup, It was, like, flaking off as we were hanging out.

— Chris, 29, Success Coach

The thing is, it never really mattered to me. Although I myself had acne growing up, while I looked at her, I was always looking at her eyes or her lips. I think the personal connection I shared with her made it so that I looked past it. I barely noticed it.

It’s possible if I were on a first date with someone and she had a whitehead on her lip, I might feel odd about kissing her. But a girl I’ve been dating for a year? Meh. Don’t care.

In my experience, the women I’ve dated have cared much more about their complexion than I have. Some even point out their pimples to me, without me having even noticed.

— Thomas, 29, Actor

I’ve definitely dated girls who have had breakouts, and the truth is, if it’s a girl I’m in love with, it’s not a big deal. In some respects, it actually humanizes her, if that makes any sense.

If a girl’s pimples are a big deal to me, it’s a sign I don’t truly feel the way I should about her.

— Brett, 38, Doctor

The Moral Of The Story

It’s easy: Be the confident, badass bitch that you are, instead of projecting insecurity or drawing attention to your acne. Ain’t nobody got time for that.

Make sure that if you’re hiding these flaws, you’re not applying cake-like foundation all over yourself (or his nice suit). Less is more when it comes to makeup and acne. Pounds of makeup can exacerbate the problem instead of making it better.

If you’re super insecure and don’t have the confidence yet, fake it ’til you make it. Act like you’re confident and brilliant because you are.

In fact, remember that he is insecure too. He’s just worried about other things. Your flaws can actually make you more lovable, more real and less terrifying. Let’s be honest: An all-too-perfect woman can be frightfully intimidating to a man.

Men don’t really care about your acne. As long as you love and take care of yourself, he’ll love you back.

We women care about and notice our own flaws more than anybody else does. So, you can relax and stop stressing about them.

The right man will love you whether you have acne or not. If a pimple is going to keep him away, is he really the man you want in your life?

13 Guys Weigh In On What They Really Think About Your Acne

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


How To Finally Attract The People And Experiences You’re Missing Out On

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I’ve been on close to 250 Tinder dates since originally downloading the app back in January 2013. I consider myself to be a pioneer, of sorts.

This fact is typically followed up with grunts of frustration or questions from peers about how horrible the dates were. Quite frankly, I’ve only been on one bad Tinder date, and I 100 percent expected the date to go exactly as poorly as it did.

You get what you put out in this world, and the same goes for online dating. In order to attract the people, experiences and relationships you want on Tinder, focus on how you’re presenting yourself online.

Over the last few years of crushing Tinder, here are a few key takeaways on how to attract the people and experiences you’re aiming for:

Destiny Lalane Tinder Hacks

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Profile photos

I can tell by a guy’s profile picture if we’re going to have chemistry, whether it will be platonic, purely sexual FWB status or future bae status. I know what you’re thinking, but hear me out.

Your profile photo is everything. It should always be current and represent your personality and values. I define a current photo as any photo taken of me within the last month.

I can’t believe I even have to say this, but include your face in your profile photo and feel free to cover your friend’s faces with emojis to respect their privacy and avoid confusion.

When I first moved to LA, I decided to cut my hair into a cute pixie cut an hour before meeting up with a date for the first time. Bold, right? I was super self-conscious that he would look at me as some sort of catfish, as my profile contained six photos of me traveling that month with long hair. I made sure to communicate this dramatic change via text and headed to our date.

Being in the land of the superficial, and unsure of how I even felt about my first-time pixie, I was pleased when my date lit up when he saw my hair. Our date rocked, and it quickly led to my best and most influential relationship to date.

You only get six profile photos, so chose them wisely. I tend to use photos of me by myself experiencing things I would like to share with a partner. Whether you enjoy traveling, dive bars, mustaches or reading, someone else out there wants to enjoy these passions with you. You just have to give them a hint.

Current Work

During months of unemployment, I still kept my occupation as a freelance writer. Why? Because that’s what I am. I have supported myself fully for months at a time off of my writing.

At the same time, being unemployed is nothing to be ashamed of. These days, an increasing number of jobs aren’t posted online and are filled through referrals. Talking about your unemployment status may actually lead to an introduction to a connection, or even a job opportunity.

Additionally, in the land of the gig economy, someone calling themselves an entrepreneur does not completely discredit them. In LA, I meet people of all sorts of life who are gainfully self-employed entrepreneurs. Whether you’re building an app, walking dogs or dancing at a bar for money, to each their own. And quite honestly, the most important part of my relationships and who I meet isn’t defined by how they make a living.

But at the same time, there is a fine line. Calling yourself the co-founder of a startup when you don’t even have an LLC, let alone landing page is slightly offensive and for sure crossing the line.


Always put your legal name or the name your peers know you by. If you make a separate Facebook account with a different name and use it on Tinder, things can get weird. Imagine showing your friend the cutie you matched with online, just to find out you have friends in common and they’re lying about their name. Awkward much?

Also, if you’re making a second Facebook account strictly for Tinder to avoid running into matches on Facebook, your thought process is flawed. That’s a Facebook algorithm that connecting your contacts with Facebook, and then pulls them into your “People You May Know” section.

Simple fix: Don’t give someone your phone number until they pass the first date test. There’s nothing wrong with keeping your interactions within the app. If a date goes poorly, it’s pretty simple to message the person, thank them for their time, explain how you felt and un-match them.


Don’t lie about your age. Tinder isn’t broken. We understand why many of you lie about your age. You do it to make sure you’re not being filtered out because of your age. I see this a lot with guys in their 30s.

If you’re going to lie about your age, you’re already starting off on a bad foot. Stop chasing approval of the wrong people. By lying about your age you’re already starting off on the wrong foot by attempting to attract the wrong women. The reality is you can’t force someone to like you, and if someone is willing to write you off as a loss because of your age, just keep swiping.

Plus, lying isn’t cool and will lead your partner to wonder what else you’re capable of lying about. I once caught a friend of mine in the act. He had two Tinder accounts with two names and two different ages on his profile. Neither of them were accurate.


You get 500 characters, which is a ton to work with, but keep in mind that only about 230 characters will show “above the swipe,” or “above the fold,” as they call it in journalism. It’s the amount of text a person will see without scrolling down on your profile, which makes the first half of your profile the most important.

It’s not about what you’re doing now, it’s about how you got there. Share a line or two about how you ended up where you are now. Mine says, “I’m one of those Millennials who quit their job, traveled for three months and moved to LA on a whim. #DigitalNomad.” I’m looking for thrill seekers and people with a passion for remote work.

Be direct. I personally enjoy when I know what someone’s looking for before I swipe. “Looking for people to explore dive bars and speakeasies with,” is a perfect example. Knowing what someone else is into for fun is important, and will attract people that are either interested sharing these experiences with you.

If you’re only in town for the weekend, make that sh*t clear. I personally think it’s the worst when I match with someone, start a great conversation, and suddenly have to ask why they’re currently 2,000 miles away just to find out they were in town for one weekend. Some people are looking for love or friends in their local area. Respect that.

If you’re using Tinder for threesomes, make it clear. You can’t force someone to be your third wheel, but trust me when I say there are tons of people who are interested in joining you and your partner if you make it clear to them.

Write in your voice. Stop letting your friends write your profile for you. Mention things you’re passionate about. I personally love politics, so I don’t shy away from a good old fashioned political joke.

And one more thing, ditch the “new to this” and “Tinder sucks” lines. If you think Tinder sucks so much, I have a solution. Delete Tinder, and let the people who are interested in enjoying themselves have fun and carry on.

Keep calm, carry on and happy swiping, y’all.

How To Finally Attract The People And Experiences You’re Missing Out On

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


Everything I Want To Say To The Woman I Will Marry Some Day

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To my future wife,

I can’t say there are many things in life that I value over you. Although we haven’t met, I think about you every day. I relish in thinking of all the amazing things we’re going to do together in life. I know that all of the things it takes to make life seem fulfilled will be simplified once I’m with you.

Although I doubt you’ll be able to cure my wanderlust, my insane curiosity and my constant need for mental stimulation, I’m sure you’ll contribute greatly to making all of these more pleasurable and attainable. Nothing will be more amazing than the simple bliss of sharing my presence with you.

I will truly appreciate you and everything about you. The creative way you speak, your addictive laugh, your aesthetic smile, your style, the swagger in your walk, your perfectly carved out lips, your impeccable smile, your beautiful imperfections, your quick wit, your genuine personality, your broad perspective on life, your prolific intelligence, your candid opinions, your passion and more.

You are truly one of a kind, and I won’t ever take you for granted. I really can’t wait to start a life with you, and often wonder about how we’re going to meet and all the logistics. I have a feeling it’s going to happen when we’re least expecting it, and will happen in a natural and congruent manner.

I can’t say I’m not impatient to meet you, but I know that however long it takes for us to cross paths in life, it’s going to be worth the wait. I know all of my prior relationships and sexual encounters are preparing me for the best: for you.

Knowing this, I will be patient and open minded to our first chance encounter. The paths we’re both currently on is happening for a reason. All of the weird and crazy sh*t that’s happening in life is all going to add up to that one moment — that quick, brief, subtle moment —  when we somehow manage to cross paths. I can’t wait to experience the moment when it’s the first day of the rest of our lives together.

Timing is everything, and the world will only bring us together when we are ready. We will both be living amazing and fulfilling lives on our own, and will both be secure with ourselves when we’re ready to be together. We will both be emotionally healthy and know what we want in life, and will be able to truly open up to each other.

I’m sorry, but until it’s the right time, we’re not going to fit into each other’s lives. As much as we might want to meet each other already, life won’t let it happen. Life knows what we both deserve, and we can’t force our love until it’s the right moment. But as we keep progressing in life, each moment is one closer till the day we fall in love. Knowing this makes life worth living. You motivate me, you inspire me, you bring out the best in me and I’m willing to do anything in the world to make you the happiest girl alive.

You are my dream girl, you are the girl I’m proud to call my life partner. You are worth fighting for, you are worth the late-night phone calls, you are worth losing sleep over, you are worth going to your parents’ house for dinner, you are worth waiting for.

I don’t know what you’re going to look like, but I know the feeling I’m going to have when I see you; that feeling is going to be priceless. There are 3.5 billion girls in the world, but you’re the one I want. I promise I won’t settle for anyone else but you.

Everything I Want To Say To The Woman I Will Marry Some Day

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


Why Being In Love Sometimes Means Sacrificing Your Needs For Your Partner’s

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“Money will be tighter than it’s ever been,” said my fiance a few weeks ago.

That statement felt like a bullet going through my heart because I know why he said it. It’s because everything has come crashing down on us faster than we could ever imagine, and we must get out of the living situation we’re in.

Over the course of just one year, we moved 800+ miles away to Tennessee after he got a job. I got a job three months later; we got a dog, went on a few vacations and got engaged. The moving-to-another-state thing was probably the biggest thing that’s happened in my life thus far. And while it was emotionally draining in the beginning, I got through it, and we lasted a year here.

In October, one of the worst things in his field happened, and he began working 12- to- 15-hour days. It was only him and another guy. It didn’t get better and so, over the course of three months, it went from bad to worse.

One day in early January, he called me out of the blue from work.

“I almost quit today because my co-worker insulted my work ethic,” he said.

At that time, his co-worker’s brother died, so he was out for three days. When he came back, he complained about how terrible of a job he had done while he was out. But, in reality, my fiance worked 12- to- 15-hour days, would come home at night exhausted, worked in 30-degree weather while he was sick, and still, it was not good enough.

I sat in my office stunned. I didn’t know what to say or do. After I got my thoughts together — after about 30 seconds — I said, “You know I support you in whatever you do, so if you feel the need to quit this job, I’ll be there for you.”

He paused. I think he was drained and put all of his energy into not flipping out. He was hurt, and that was understandable. I would have felt the same way. And, so, we were left with three options: Either he found another job here, we would look for other jobs in different states or we’d move back to PA and live with his folks.

One night, as we watched TV in the living room, I turned to him and said, “I think the most mature decision would be to move back to PA. Our wedding is in November, so that would be our best bet.”

Did I really want to do that? No, but sometimes, you have to sacrifice and put your feelings aside for the other person.

He then said to me, “I think that’s a very wise decision.” And so, it was final.

Here are a few things you need to do while sacrificing for your significant other:

1. Be there for your significant other.

When your significant other is going through hell and back, you should sit by his side and cheer him on despite how you feel. You need to put your feelings aside and think about what he’s going through.

2. You need to set-up a concrete plan for the two of you.

If we were moving back to PA, I needed to know what was coming next. We decided to live there through our wedding, which is is in November. Around late August, we’ll start to seriously look for other jobs.

You should always be prepared and talk about the next steps.

3.  Think about the positives in the decision.

Honestly, this year is full of weddings. His cousin is getting married in June; his brother in October, and ours is in November. There would have been no way we could have gotten that much time off, so that was a huge positive for me. Not to mention, since we’ll be living in PA, it will make things 10 times easier to plan it there instead of 800+ miles away.

More than anything, love is about sacrifice. One of you needs to sacrifice your life to help the other person. Even though I’m not ready to leave just yet, I need to sacrifice for him like he’s done for me time and time again.

Now is not the time to be selfish. Honestly, this should be the most joyous time in our lives, and it’s turned out to be the most miserable. So, once we get back on track and think about our future, things will get better.

Why Being In Love Sometimes Means Sacrificing Your Needs For Your Partner’s

Credit: Dating – Elite Daily


Hand-drawn store-front signs, featuring everything from food to anime, are wowing passersby

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Dragonball Z, One Piece, and more are appearing on random store signs, advertising salads and chicken, and impressing Twitter-users the net over.

If you’ve worked any sort of retail job before, then you probably understand the importance of advertising. My part-time job in university had us changing store signage just about every other week. With each new sale and season came new signs from the corporate office, with specific instructions on where to place them and what merchandise to move around. There was no room for creativity, which was a shame since, the store sold art supplies and the majority of staff were artists, either professionally or by hobby.

Granted it’s hard to say that, had we been given the freedom to add our own touch of creativity, the store would have drawn in more customers, but it’s also hard to deny the appeal of really awesome drawings, like the photos of hand-drawn store signs below that have been showing up on Twitter.

▼ Who better to advertise noodles (like udon, soba, and ramen) than Naruto?

▼ YuYu Hakusho, Dragonball Z, and One Piece advertising current sales at a local convenience store.





▼ This is pretty amazing.

▼ When the drawings are just as impressive as the Buddhist statues sold inside…



▼ A lovely sign reminding us that Mother’s Day is soon… Don’t forget a gift!

▼ If the hand-drawn food looks this good, I’d be willing to bet the real stuff is even better.

▼ This artist at Yodoyabashi Station is starting to grow a fan base.






▼ At TSUKUMO eX., a computer and electronics store in Akihabara.

▼ At a cycling shop in Osaka

▼ Just… wow!

Would you be more likely to patron a store that had signs like these, or is standard advertising enough for you? Let us know!

Source: Twitter via NAVER Matome
Top image: Twitter/ @maya_cat01, @nam_5 edited by RocketNews24



Watch over 20 drones dance in unison with a trio of shamisen players in front of Fuji【Video】

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Synchronized blinking drones, Mt. Fuji, and tsugaru-jamisen make for one of the most gorgeous videos we’ve ever seen!

If you’ve been reading RocketNews24 for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we’re big fans of traditional Japanese music in general and the tsugaru-jamisen in specific. We never get tired of seeing talented musicians rocking out, but adding dancing, blinking drones and a gorgeous night shot of Mt. Fuji into the mix is a sure way to really get our attention.

And that is exactly what this Sky Magic performance did with this captivating video!

As you can see in the video, over 20 drones were strapped with brilliant LEDs and sent into the air to dance in unison. Apparently MIDI controllers were used to keep the flying devices and 16,500 lights grooving to the music, which we can only imagine is even more difficult than it sounds!

▼ The results were certainly mesmerizing though.


The shamisen players were from the Tsugaru-Jamisen Oyama-kai, a national organization that was founded in 1963. You can check out a video of one of their “performance battles” here.

Players from the Oyama-kai also performed in another video featuring light effects and drones as part of a Sky Magic Live event.

By now, you’re probably wondering what Sky Magic is — it turns out it’s actually a project by the Japanese ad agency Micro Ad. It’s certainly one of the prettier takes on advertising we’ve seen, but these performances are more about demonstrating their technological abilities than marketing a specific product. The project is focused on using cutting edge technology in creative ways both for advertising and entertainment.

And now I really want a drone for some reason…

Sources: Tabi Labo, YouTube/Sky MagicMicro Ad/Sky Magic
Featured image: YouTube/Sky Magic