This week, a terrible lady made Deputy Editor Ashley Cardiff feel very bad about her own manners–which defeats the purpose of manners! Ashley told EIC Jennifer Wright, who has also experienced the toxic, passive aggressive “You’re welcome,” and she explained that when people do this, you have to scream at them. You have to scream hard. Here, they discuss the best way to shame people for being passive aggressive assholes… More
But Vogue has crossed the line from controversial to downright horrible. In the April 2012 Shape issue, writer Dara-Lynn Weiss opens up about a difficult motherhood experience. She talks about her year-long struggle to enforce a strict and publicly humiliating diet regimen on her daughter, Bea. More
Georgia is running a set of ads targetting childhood obesity… More
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is in hot water this week for making a shockingly stupid comment about First Lady Michelle Obama‘s body. More
Want to drop a few quick pounds for NYFW? Put on some Grateful Dead and spark up a doobie, my fine fashionable friend. More
Well, no, probably not. Though one Australian journalist seems to think it is! More
Here is a fantastic way to waste time at work. -ShelterPop
Should the state remove obese children from their homes? -Double X
Here is a child with a pet bird. -The Hairpin
How women fuel infertility myths? -HuffPo
Speaking of which: men can have pregnancy anxiety. -YourTango
Do lip plumpers actually work? -Birchbox
Macys has been fined for selling illegal (read: dangerous) kids clothes. -Styleite
Good product for pulling of ultra-bright eyeshadow. -Refinery29
I’m really into Victoria’s Secret model Jessica Hart‘s bright, fresh minimalism. -StyleList
Swimsuit by body type round-up. -Betty Confidential
The musician as muse is becoming really, really popular. -The High Low
Here is a delightful Ricky Martin gif. -The Frisky
Want a cushy job at Google? Put down the cake! More
This is depressing on a number of levels, but also not too surprising. More
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Source: The Frisky
Could He End Up In Jail For This?
It might seem like common sense to many that you can’t make someone healthier by shaming them, but for those who still don’t think so, now there’s a study. More
Or, I guess what I really mean is, how are they not as cripplingly obese as the rest of us? What are they doing right? Oh, and this is my question because I can’t begin to understand why we’ve universally gained weight in a 10 year period. Chipolte? Yeah, probably that.
So, here are some theories I have about people in Colorado: More
In yet another study that points to the dangers of mothers who work out of the house, researchers from American University found that kids whose moms work are more likely to be heavier than their peers. According to CNN, the increase in weight was minimal — about one pound for every six months the mom works — but still, they said, a clear link exists. More
Well, we’re getting one. The Adolescent Weight Control Registry is collecting data from people ages 14-20 who have lost weight and kept it off for at least 1 year. The first person to be included is Meagan Blanchette. The 16 … More
It’s not New York, despite what New Yorkers would have you believe. More