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How Your Body Image Affects Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

Sometimes a post just hits a nerve.<p>Anne Parris' recent offering on Midlife Boulevard was that for me. It was about another Dove commercial. Highlighting the unintentional messages about body image that mothers give daughters. It's pretty shocking. Please. If you haven't seen the commercial, you …

TV Host Wears Same Suit All Year, Makes Point

(Newser) – An Aussie TV personality has worn the same suit on-air for a full year, and not because he likes the smell. Karl Stefanovic, a presenter …

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This Is Why Women Crave Chocolate, Men Want A Burger

Men love meat and ladies love sweets. Right? These stereotypes are near-effortless to buy into, particularly in the U.S., where marketers have played them hard, and consumers have adopted them as their own preferences and truths.<p>The perception is as follows: Women are to subsist on salad (and …

Russia starts Wikipedia-alternative.

Russia is not happy with the Internet. President Vladimir Putin—a one-man meme machine—has gone so far as to brand the web a “CIA special project.” …

This Chart Reveals The Age Distribution At Every Major Social Network

Social networks continue to be popular with teenagers, but their largest group is actually a bit older.<p>At some of the biggest social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, the largest share of the user base comes from internet users in their late 20s and early 30s, …

Taylor Swift Defends Female Songwriters Like Nicki Minaj: 'It's A Feminist Issue'

Taylor Swift is on the cover of the new issue of <i>TIME</i> because obviously -- where else would you expect her to be? Behind the couch? At the …

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