Woman Dies in Head-on Crash Moments After Facebook Post Police received a call reporting a head-on car collision just a minute after 32-year-old North Carolina woman posted about how happy she was listening to the Pharrell song, "Happy" after uploading some selfies. At 8:33 am, Courtney Sanford shared her last words with her friends and family via Facebook - "The happy song makes me HAPPY." Seconds after posting this message to Facebook, her car hit a recycling truck head on after crossing the center median of the road.
Jamie Oliver Hamburger Chef Jamie Oliver Proves McDonald’s Burgers “Unfit for Human Consumption” Hamburger chef Jamie Oliver has won his long-fought battle against one of the largest fast food chains in the world – McDonalds. After Oliver showed how McDonald’s hamburgers are made, the franchise finally announced that it will change its recipe, and yet there was barely a peep about this in the mainstream, corporate media. Oliver repeatedly explained to the public, over several years – in documentaries, television shows and interviews – that the fatty parts of beef are “washed” in ammonium hydroxide and used in the filling of the burger.
The media needs to stop obsessing over women's beauty Last updated 11:09, July 29 2015 Photo by Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post. Plus-size model Candice Huffine during a fashion shoot this year in New York. Objectifying women of all sizes is the effect of many efforts currently made in the name of body positivity. OPINION: This week, women sizes 14 and up will compete in the Miss Plus America pageant in Atlanta. There will be interviews, pant wear and evening gown shows, and a "photogenic photo" contest. Is there really a single ideal body shape for women? Many scholars of Renaissance art tell us that Botticelli’s Birth of Venus captures the tension between the celestial perfection of divine beauty and its flawed earthly manifestation. As classical ideas blossomed anew in 15th-century Florence, Botticelli could not have missed the popular Neoplatonic notion that contemplating earthly beauty teaches us about the divine. Evolutionary biologists aren’t all that Neoplatonic. Like most scientists, we’ve long stopped contemplating the celestial, having – to appropriate Laplace’s immortal words to Napoleon – “no need of that hypothesis”.
Discussions 9d weeks 3+4 You probably remember the articles we worked with last year and the discussions you had afterwards. We will work the same way this year. You will get 2 1/2 lessons to work on this so get started! Media's Effects on Teen Girl's Body Image & Self Esteem Before research: In order for our research question to be answered, we will print out pictures of models that the media considers to be “perfect” and show them to different girls. We will then give them a survey on how the images make them feel about their own bodies. We will survey girls ages fourteen to eighteen with all different body types to make sure we get an accurate perception of how all women think.
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New ESPN Body Issue Showcases the Fittest Female Athletes Female athletes are having a major moment. First, the U.S. women's national soccer team took home the World Cup. Now: the annual ESPN The Magazine Body Issue. Not only are the photos absolutely jaw-dropping, but the athletes' quotes about loving their powerful and muscular bodies—and learning to live with their insecuries (because yes, they have them too!)
'Not all runners are skinny': Fitness magazine smashes stereotypes with plus-size cover model Last updated 12:54, July 24 2015 Women's Running This magazine's choice of a stereotype-smashing cover model has been winning praise from readers. Running is not a one-size-fits-all sport.