Monthly Archives: November 2012

Muscular Body Image Lures Boys Into Gym, and Obsession

Anyone who thinks that it’s only young girls who are becoming more and more obsessed with body image are wrong. Studies have shown that young teenage boys are now doing anything they can to attain what is really an unattainable body. And while adopting a less-couch potato, more exercise-conscious lifestyle is a good thing, the…

American Political Sex Scandals: The Early Years

Sex and politics, and sex in politics. It’s a wonder why anyone is shocked by all the happenings going on with the generals and their ladies these days. Our country’s politicians have been “doin’ the wild thing” (among other things) in a socially unacceptable way for as long as we’ve been a country. From The…

30 Years After Chia Pets, Seeds Hit the Aisles

Ch-ch-ch-chia is ch-ch-ch-changing the health food landscape. Remember Chia Pets–the animal-shaped figurines that sprouted green “hair” overnight when you watered them? Some enterprising folks have discovered that the chia seeds are high in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, and are now marketing everything chia (without the pets) as health food’s new shining star. From the…