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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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The prettification of gun culture

The prettification of gun culture | this curious life | Scoop.it
The pro-gun world is aggressively exploiting female fears to grow their base -- and it's been working
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Media attention suggests fat may be the new sexy

Media attention suggests fat may be the new sexy | this curious life | Scoop.it
A usual academic event had a rather unusual impact earlier this month – a conference drew international media attention.Fat Studies: Reflective Intersections took place at Massey University in Wellington…...

 

'Unfortunately, much of the media coverage missed the point, misrepresenting the event as a “fat pride convention”  .......... instead of an academic conference. While this did allow for a broader conversation about fat hatred and discrimination, it didn’t promote any further understanding of critical areas of study in academic scholarship – something many lay people are often confused about.'

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Stress Makes Men Seek Curvy and Mature Women

Stress Makes Men Seek Curvy and Mature Women | this curious life | Scoop.it
If you are a woman and have been trying hard to lose those extra pounds and get a skinny frame, here is some good news. You can stop worrying and relax as a new research says that a woman's curvy body may be kind of 'therapeutic' to men.

 

'..... the scientists call, the "Environmental Security Hypothesis" which suggests that people might change their choices with changing circumstances.'


Read more at http://www.counselheal.com/articles/2475/20120809/stress-makes-men-seek-curvy-and-mature-women.htm#xARO78DLars6zEjp.99

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