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The fatty repercussions of free trade

The fatty repercussions of free trade

A thought-provoking study suggests that NAFTA’s reducing the cost of high-fructose corn syrup has contributed to Canada’s rising obesity problem.

Free trade agreements are controversial at the best of times, but now a study published in the Canadian Medical Association …

by July 12, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Kate Middleton Engagement Dress Designer Recalls Disastrous ‘Kate Effect’

Kate Middleton Engagement Dress Designer Recalls Disastrous ‘Kate Effect’

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As we’ve all learned from Shark Tank, a huge publicity opportunity can be a great boon for company. However if you don’t have your shit together, it can go the way of the now-defunct label Issa, the …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Blue Ivy Carter Makes Her RAP DEBUT On Bonus Track Off JAY-Z’s New Album — And Fans Are Shooketh!

Blue Ivy Carter Makes Her RAP DEBUT On Bonus Track Off JAY-Z’s New Album — And Fans Are Shooketh!

Getting a head start on those Grammys, we see!

It was only a matter of time before Blue Ivy Carter made her foray into the world of music. And while we’ve yet to determine if the 5-year-old has the …

by July 7, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Not a Girl, Not Yet a Cannibal: Julia Ducournau Talks Her Body-Horror Film Raw

Not a Girl, Not Yet a Cannibal: Julia Ducournau Talks Her Body-Horror Film Raw

Cannibalism has a way of infecting the minds of filmgoers. Movies that tackle the subject tend to achieve instant notoriety that defines their legacies—think Silence of the Lambs or the 1980 gore factory Cannibal Holocaust (among the taglines that have …

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
SpongeBob Squarepants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Reveals ALS Diagnosis

SpongeBob Squarepants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Reveals ALS Diagnosis

This is so heartbreaking.

Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, revealed he has been diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease ALS.

The animator announced his diagnosis in a statement to Variety, revealing he still intends to work on the hit …

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Amazon Beauty Box, ThinkGeek, Vince Camuto, and More

Today’s Best Lifestyle Deals: Amazon Beauty Box, ThinkGeek, Vince Camuto, and More

A huge ThinkGeek sale, a $12 beauty box from Amazon, Vince Camuto at Nordstrom Rack, and more lead Friday’s best lifestyle deals.

If you have yet to try philosophy products, I feel pretty comfortable saying you’re missing out big time. …

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
In Its Season Finale, The Handmaid’s Tale Leaves Its Source Material to Follow the Unknown

In Its Season Finale, The Handmaid’s Tale Leaves Its Source Material to Follow the Unknown

In its 10-episode first season, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale expanded far beyond the bleak dystopia first laid bare in Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name. (This post includes Handmaid’s Tale spoilers for the book and television show.)

These …

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Solar paint produces hydrogen from sunlight and water vapor

Solar paint produces hydrogen from sunlight and water vapor

There have been a few breakthroughs over the years that have promised a future where solar cells could be painted or sprayed onto surfaces for easy solar power, anywhere. A new solar paint technology from RMIT University takes a unique …

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Gwyneth Paltrow Finally Admits the Truth About Goop: ‘I Don’t Know What the Fuck We Talk About’

Gwyneth Paltrow Finally Admits the Truth About Goop: ‘I Don’t Know What the Fuck We Talk About’

A Perfect Murder star Gwyneth Paltrow was on Jimmy Kimmel’s talk show Monday night, and the two spent a large chunk of time discussing Goop, her nearly 10-year-old company that Paltrow calls her “full-time job.” After beginning with a few …

by June 6, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Woman Engineer Who Alleged Sexual Harassment at Tesla Has Been Fired

Woman Engineer Who Alleged Sexual Harassment at Tesla Has Been Fired

In February, AJ Vandermeyden came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and pay discrimination at Tesla, where she was one of few women engineers. Tesla claimed at the time that they hired an independent investigator who determined Vandermeyden’s assertions were …

by June 2, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle