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Watch How The “Ideal” Female Body Has Changed Throughout History

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3,000 Years In The Making!

In this video, BuzzFeed enlists 11 models to give us a look at how female body standards have changed over the course of 3,000 years. Today’s (impossible) beauty standards may seem like they’re here to stay, but they’ve changed in the past and will undoubtedly evolve again. It’s cringey to think of desired body types as trends, though that’s exactly how it’s played out over the years — bodies aren’t sweaters you can replace every season to adapt, they’re what you’re born with! All the more reason to love our bodies just as they are, regardless of what era we live in! [Greatist]

Footage Shows Police Pepper Spraying Seattle Teacher At MLK Rally

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Infuriating

Video footage surfaced yesterday depicting Seattle police pepper spraying Seattle high school teacher Jesse Hagopian on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, unprovoked, just after he’d finished making a powerful speech about racial equality. That day, a rally had been held in Seattle in honor of Dr. King. Hagopian marched and spoke to participants about the importance of Black lives. When he was sprayed shortly afterward, he was on the phone with his mother planning his two-year-old son’s birthday party. In the video, he can be seen walking past police holding his phone before rushing out of the frame in shock. Keep reading »

Chelsea Handler Went Topless Again Because World Peace

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Chelsea Handler has once again gone topless on Instagram, this time to highlight part of her trip to Israel and to encourage cooperation between Muslim and Jewish communities. Keep reading »

Kenny G Claims Responsibility For Frappuccinos

Smooth jazz aficionado would like you to send him a silent thanks the next time you take a sip of an oh-so-delicious Frappuccino. Many moons ago, when Kenny was at his peak and Starbucks was still in its infancy, his uncle introduced him to the coffee shop’s founder, Howard Schultz. When Kenny laid his eyes on Starbucks, he saw wonder and promise that one day in the near future, Americans would in fact shell out $4.00 for a cup of coffee. He invested in the company and, from the way he tells it, he became pretty chummy with Schultz. Keep reading »

Taylor Swift Trademarked “This Sick Beat”

  • Because celebrities hog all the words these days, I guess. Taylor Swift recently trademarked “this sick beat,” “cause we never go out of style,” “party like it’s 1989,” and a few other phrases, all designated for placement on merch like paper products, clothing, and temporary tattoos. [Cosmopolitan]
  • Today Amal Clooney represented Armenia in the European Court of Human Rights’ trial about the denial of the Armenian genocide, and court reporters took that to be as a good a time as any to ask her questions about fucking¬†fashion,¬†because everything is terrible and also sexism. [Just Jared]

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I Present To You Kris & Bruce Jenner’s Glory Days

The world has ¬†Khloe Kardashian to thank for sharing this vintage infomercial footage, featuring our favorite Jenners attempting to sell us the “Power Walk Plus” treadmill. Sigh, what a dynamic duo these two once were. In the words of Bruce, “stay nice and erect”! [Cosmopolitan]

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