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Plus-Size Women Recreated High Fashion Ads, and the Results Were Stunning

Our culture at large has made great strides to be more inclusive of plus-size bodies; however, the fashion industry is still a little behind. Yes, plus-size models—like <i>Glamour</i> Woman of the Year Ashley Graham—are rapidly redefining beauty, but high-fashion advertisements and runways are still mostly …

These Are the 10 Best Workplaces in Advertising and Marketing

We asked the workplace culture experts at Great Place to Work, the longtime partner for <i>Fortune’s</i> list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, to …

These Are the Tricks Political Campaign Ads Use to Brainwash Us

Vote for whoever the hell you want to vote for. But don’t make your decision after watching an emotionally prying, stupid-person-targeting, …

Why, as a recovering anorexic, I think banning 'beach body ready' ads is dangerous

A lot of things contributed to my ten-year battle with anorexia – but bikini-clad models were not one of them. As long as my daily intake hadn’t exceeded more than 500 calories, and I’d run my five miles, and above all hadn’t succumbed to food or laziness, I honestly couldn’t have cared less about …

This Brand is Bringing NASA-Style Innovation Into the World of Men's Fashion

They're hacking the apparel industry, one "Frankensock" at a time.<p>A suit you can run a half-marathon in. A sweater that uses carbonized coffee to absorb odors. Something called a "frankensock." These are the sorts of things that Massachusetts-based brand Ministry of Supply is bringing to the world …

How Years of Macho Food Marketing Is Killing Men

When I was a kid, my after-school journey home was a junk-food-themed gauntlet. A few hundred feet out from the schoolyard I’d hit up the nearest …

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The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …