I won’t deny that I’m a BuzzFeed fan. I enjoy humor. I enjoy GIFs. It’s fun and I love it. But every now and again, BuzzFeed comes out with posts that are serious and profound. Today, I found this… The Story: India’s Incredibly Powerful “Abused Goddesses” Campaign Condemns Domestic Violence An ad shop in India used models […]
Not one story, but two. I couldn’t pick which story to write about so I’m doing both! So there. Enjoy. The Story: GSK cancer vaccine disappoints in melanoma trial GSK, a pharmaceutical company out of England, has just learned that their Phase III clinical trial of a vaccine to treat melanoma “failed to extend disease-free survival […]
The Story: Your Brain on Yoga: A Blueprint for Transformation (And related: 23 Problems Only yoga People Understand) *wink! The Scoop: Gabriel Axel is a neuroscientist and cognition specialist who went on a journey to find a behavior that highlights the connection between physical, mental and emotional aspects of the human life. He discovered yoga. Yoga, […]
Normally my news offerings don’t come from infographics, but today’s infographic from DailyInfographic.com was too good for me to pass up. The Story: Bring Food Education Back The Scoop: Kids don’t know anything about food. Like, at all. Click the graphic below to see the stats.
The Story:HPV Vaccines for Boys has “Good Start” in 1st Year In college, I wrote for the student newspaper during the year that the HPV vaccine was first introduced. It caused a ton of chatter and one or two arguments. I was intrigued. So I went to the university’s clinic physician to interview him about […]
In the sixth grade, I had a friend named Jennifer. I was in the “tween” years, even though we didn’t call it “tween” back then, I was simply a kid. But it’s around that time that my generation started getting extended phone privileges with friends. (Incidentally, I didn’t get my first cell phone until is […]
You can choose whether or not to remain a man or a woman. But apparently, some people think they can also choose whether or not to remain human. In today’s news: Transgender Woman Dies After Beating in Front of NYPD Precinct The Scoop: A 21 year old transgender woman, Islan Nettles (born Vaughn Nettles) was beaten in […]
Get this: Nonprofit says it was threatened with arrest for feeding Raleigh Homeless. The Scoop: The police in Raleigh are threatening nonprofit religious organizations feeding the homeless with arrest. It’s crazy but it’s a little complicated too – there are ordinances, there are liability issues and there is the issue of rationality.
Saw this interesting little piece today: Unfilled jobs in Italy spark heated debate. The Scoop: In Italy, there are a ton of jobs that need to be filled in lots of categories like food service, retail, manufacturing etc. But the people who are ideally suited for this kind of employment (the young – aged 16 -24) […]