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7 Stock Photos That Have No Idea What Babies Are Actually Like

Jenny Evans | Posted 10.01.2016 | Parents
Jenny Evans

What's not to love about a good stock photo?

Here Are Just A Few Epic Stock Photo Fails

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump Jr. received swift backlash on Monday after he tweeted a stock image of a bowl of Skittles and compared Syrian refugees to the candy: Th...

Adobe Creates Genius Clothing Line Using Only Cliche Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 09.19.2016 | Style

Stock photos provide us with endless entertainment. Whether the painfully staged images include women laughing alone with salad or Vince Vaughn doing ...

Can You Tell The Difference Between Million-Dollar Art And Garbage?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts

Late spring and summer is the season for beach balls, sunburns, ice-cold beverages and perplexingly high-selling art. Yes, while most of us plebes are...

Why the Death of Kenneth Wiggins Is a Huge Loss to Black Creatives

Brian McCoy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Black Voices
Brian McCoy

We remember the work, but also the spirit of this crater that's been left in the black creative space. We speak and will always remember your name as a visionary for this generation's black creatives, Kenneth Wiggins.

15 Weird Photos Of People Tangled In Christmas Lights

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.25.2015 | Weird News

Ah, Christmas tree lights. They make your tree look so pretty, but they're such an annoyance if they get tangled. Which happens most of the time. The ...

And Now, John Oliver Yelling At The People Of Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

HBO's "Last Week Tonight," having concluded its second season on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, will be off the air until February. That's a long, co...

Chocolate Porn: 15 Sexy Photos of People Covered In Chocolate (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weird News

A lot of people love chocolate. But that doesn't mean you should rub it all over your naked body. Or does it? These chocolate-coated stock photo model...

Democracy Finally Comes to the Arts

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts
Chaker Khazaal

There is no definitive standard for what constitutes an exceptional piece of art. While some may consider a work of art to be the epitome of expression, others may consider it to be absolute gibberish.

One Search of a Stock Photo Site Will Show You Every Sexist Stereotype You Can Think of

Katie Tandy | Posted 04.11.2015 | Comedy
Katie Tandy

To give you a sweet-and-sour taste--like the cheapest, shittiest Chinese food you've ever tasted--of life in the trenches of Thinkstock, I've gone ahead and rounded up some of our favorite search terms, side by gender side.

500px And SheStock Partner To Provide Awesome Stock Images Of Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women

Whether you notice them or not, stock photos of women are overwhelmingly populated by white, stiffly-posed ladies in corporate dress. Luckily, more re...

Life In Hawaii, According To Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.13.2014 | Travel

The Hawaiian Islands tend to be an easy target when it comes to stereotyping, and nobody can boil down stereotypes to their purest form like a stock p...

Office Stock Footage Makes One Hilarious Rap Video

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy

It's nice to see someone finally getting use out of the strange and bizarre world of stock video footage. There's not a person among us who watche...

'It's Like They Know Us' Is The Tumblr Every Parent Needs To See

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents

The stock photos that accompany many online articles tend to be a tad unrealistic. This is especially true of stock photos that depict families. Image...

The New Way to License Photographs: A Q&A with ImageBrief Co-Founder Simon Moss

Heather Hummel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Heather Hummel

Imagine if you had a project that required a certain, even specific, image and rather than pool through thousands of images in a stock library, you could personally describe the photo you have in mind in great detail to a pool of professional photographers.

27 Stock Photos Of Horses That Will Restore Your Faith In Horses

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.22.2014 | Weird News

Horses. Sometimes they are just the worst. But not always. Sometimes they are the greatest. Usually, horses achieve their apex while running and a...

According To Stock Photos, Nothing Is Sexier Than Reading

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.25.2014 | Home

In stock photo world, readers can't stop getting hit on, even if they almost definitely just want to read. After all, if there's anything sexier th...

This Is the Absolute Weirdest Series of Stock Photos Ever | Posted 04.03.2014 | Comedy

Generally, the point of stock photos is to depict a wide variety of generic situations that will then be licensed by publishers to illustrate their ar...

Dear Media: This Is What People Who Use Marijuana Look Like

Sharda Sekaran | Posted 05.26.2014 | Media
Sharda Sekaran

It would seem that marijuana has finally entered the mainstream of U.S. and international politics. However, someone has neglected to tell the many news outlets that continue to recycle the same old "Cheech & Chong" images that should have been retired decades ago.

Stock Photos Will Finally 'Lean In'

Posted 02.11.2014 | Women

Stock photos of women primarily consist of skinny white ladies laughing alone with salad, being mean mommies and struggling to drink water -- which ma...

30 Women Who Are In An Intimate Relationship With Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

You've seen 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad,' but you're not prepared for this.

Women Hanging Out With Turkeys -- A Thanksgiving Tradition For The Ages?

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.28.2013 | Women

When you think of generic images of women on Thanksgiving you likely picture families eating dinner, watching football and enjoying each other's compa...

Stock Photos Of Kids Eating. Weird.

Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste

Now, if only they ate like this in real life...

Seriously, Stock Photos, I Think We Get It

Posted 08.29.2013 | Comedy

Why is no one acknowledging this elephant that's indoors? Making time travel through the air quickly? Floating lightbulb? We don't want your apple,...

15 Women Who Feel Really Guilty About Eating Dessert

Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy

Here's a bunch of women who feel really guilty about eating dessert. And no wonder -- I think we can all agree that women who eat dessert should be pu...