The character of Plato in Rebel Without A Cause (1955) was supposed to be subtly but definitely understood as gay. Although the Production Code was still very much in force and forbade any mention of homosexuality, director Nicholas Ray, co-star James Dean and the actor who played Plato, Sal Mineo, all worked together to insert restrained references to Plato’s homosexuality and attraction to Jim, including the pinup photo of Alan Ladd on Plato’s locker door, Plato’s adoring looks at Jim, his loaded talk with Jim in the old mansion, and even the name “Plato,” which is a reference to the Classical Greek philosopher. For that mansion scene, Dean suggested to Mineo that Plato should “look at me the way I look at Natalie.” (x)

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What Some International Borders Look Like.

1. USA - CANADA BORDER

2. NETHERLANDS - BELGIUM BORDER

3. HAITI - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BORDER

4. NORWAY - SWEDEN BORDER

5. NORTH KOREA - SOUTH KOREA BORDER

6. MALAYSIA - SINGAPORE BORDER

7. ARGENTINA - PARAGUAY - BRAZIL

8. USA - MEXICO BORDER

9. NAMIBIA - BOTSWANA - ZIMBABWE - ZAMBIA

10. AUSTRALIA AND THE REST OF THE WORLD

Fox News Host Bill O'Reilly Gets Buried By His Own Guests With Facts (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Gets Buried By His Own Guests With Facts (VIDEO)

While discussing cop deaths and Black Lives Matter, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly made the mistake of talking to experts who came to the interview armed with facts. During Tuesday’s edition of The O’Reilly Factor, the conservative loudmouth featured former police officer and John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Peter Moskos. O’Reilly hoped that Moskos would help him demonize Black Lives…

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10 interesting facts about Mexico.

1. A Mexican tamale called the zacahuil is three feet long and weighs about 150 pounds. image

2. Mexico is the 14th largest country in the world, geographically, and the world’s 11th most populated country. image

3. The tricolour stripes of the Mexican flag are intended to represent the embodiment of the values of the Mexican nation. The green stripe signifies hope, the white the purity and the red the blood of the nation’s heroes. The coat of arms in the centre of the flag depicts an eagle and a snake from an old Aztec legend. image

4. Speaking of hot, Mexico is situated in one of the most volcanically active regions on the planet, named the ‘Ring of Fire’. The area contains 75% of the world’s active volcanoes. image

5. The city is sinking, and quickly running out of water. Mexico City has sunk about 30 feet in the last century. image

6. Mexican children do not receive presents on Christmas Day. They receive gifts on January 6, the day on which Mexicans celebrate the arrival of the Three Wise Men. image

7. Spanish conquerors brought bullfighting to Mexico, which is now a national sport of Mexico. Bullfighting takes place from November to April, and the Plaza Mexico is the largest bullring in the world. image

8. The government of Mexico imposes fines for individuals who perform their national anthem incorrectly. image

9. Mexican urban subculture known as the Cholombians is notable for its craziest haircut ever. image


10. The sacred drink of the Aztec people was hot chocolate. They also used to add chili pepper to this drink, making it a spicy chocolate concoction. image