THIS IS NOT A 30-FOOT VIRGIN
… But Some Give This Statue The Madonna Treatment
Scientist by day, writer by night
Driving to work earlier this week, I heard Terry Gross of Fresh Air interview Annie Jacobsen about her new book, Area 51. It all sounded like sober investigative reporting, until it got to the coda.
Could we ever incorporate an idea like siesta into the US working day? Could we set aside our five-hour energy drinks for a nap instead?
Actor; Board Member at Oceana
What if the fish you find in the market isn't what you think it is? According to a new report by Oceana, U.S. consumers are frequently served a completely different fish species than the one they paid for.
Rabbi Without Borders
Wouldn't it be wonderful if in the future the only thing Sixth and I had to worry about with their food truck was whether they had enough challah on hand to serve the hundreds in line?
About 18 months after Avatar turned everyone into a 3D fanatic, the 'cool' factor is wearing off, as audiences are realizing that most 3D isn't going to blow their minds or take them to another world of immersion.
Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute
Either none of my neighbors qualify for salvation, or Harold Camping is wrong in predicting that the countdown to the end of the world begins today. I vote, without surprise, for the latter.
Hindu Chaplain, Columbia University and New York University
I'm not referring to the yoga practice where you try to turn yourself into a pretzel. I am sticking to the original meaning of the term, to harness or bind back. Yoga means you are trying to reconnect with the divine.
Co-founder, One Green Planet
The only reason we eat and use animals is because we've been doing it for eons and animal-free alternatives did not exist. It is 2011, people; we need to get with the program and evolve!
Force-feeding prescription drugs to healthy people, just to make them grow faster, would be considered ludicrous by any doctor. Possibly even criminal. But the FDA allows factory farms to essentially to just that.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a total of 1.1 million men underwent cosmetic procedures in 2010, representing a 2 percent increase over the previous year.
Sexologist, relationship expert and columnist
In speaking multiple languages, you could potentially have "multiple personalities" in the sack, exponentially increasing the passion potential in your boudoir as you keep things fresh and exciting in Swedish, German, Spanish, Italian...
FOX45 Reporter, Starpulse Entertainment Writer
I was a bit surprised when, as I was driving in the car with my sister, Bonnie, she said she didn't know the name of one of my dearest friends. This constant companion had been virtually everywhere with me.
Election Integrity/Senior Editor, OpEdNews
Symphony of Science is a music video series that remixes the powerful words of influential scientists and makes them sing about their subjects, through the use of auto-tuning techniques.
Co-founder of EatingLiberally.org
Forks Over Knives successfully highlights the addled agricultural policies and industry meddling that keep our government agencies more focused on protecting corporate profits than promoting good health.
Our rockstars are American Idol judges; our most shocking pop culture moment of the past two years was Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift. So, if all we have left are shoes with penis heels and motorcycle-riding disciples, is that enough?
Skechers is marketing a "get thin quick" product that has no proven benefits to the health or fitness to girls as young at seven.
Rabbi and writer
The biggest mistake we make in determining why powerful men cheat is to believe they're looking for sex. If it's sex they're after they have wives who can cater to their needs. No, these men are looking for something else entirely: validation.
Host/Writer, That's Gay on Current TV's infoMania
Beer ads are usually the province of babes in bikinis. So when a new Budweiser ad featured two young men locked (briefly) in a tender embrace, the Internet's gaydar started tingling.
Director, Yale Prevention Research Center
Obesity bias is, indeed, rampant, and well-documented. But in all of the literature on the topic that I have seen, one important element is only rarely addressed. Seldom does anyone ask: why?
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