Members of the American Psychological Association are considering renaming picky eaters “selective eaters” and classifying it in the category of eating disorders. Unlike anorexics and bulimics, selective eaters are not in life-threatening danger. However, people who continue fussy eating habits into adulthood are at risk for nutritional deficiencies. Some researchers think that this kind of eating has to do with being super-sensitive to taste and texture while others see it as a mild form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. For reasons that are unclear to scientists, most picky eaters like french fries, chicken fingers, pizza and pasta. I think it has something to do with the fact that those foods are awesome. But, seriously, do you think “selective eating” is a legit eating disorder? [DailyMail UK] Keep reading »
Five years ago, British mum Deborah Higley had a boob job, increasing her bust from a 32A to a D. Her teen daughters, flat-chested themselves, shared a bedroom and would chat before sleep at night about how they, too, wanted breast implants. This year Deborah arranged for her 19- and 21-year-old daughters, Harriet and Rose, to increase their cup sizes as well — and their father covered the bill for all of this. For reasons completely unknown to me, the Higley ladies and their new bosoms posed together for the U.K.’s Daily Mirror newspaper. Keep reading »
The Portuguese publishing partners of Playboy are getting crucified for their July issue. Their in-poor-taste cover features a racy pic of Christ cradling a nakey Mary Magdalene type. Inside the issue, there is allegedly a photo spread featuring the lord and savior observing a lesbian kiss.
Playboy Enterprises Inc. is less than thrilled about the JC spread. In fact, they want to sever ties with their Portuguese partners for neglecting to get the controversial cover approved before publication. But the pics of Christ’s res-erection may not have been meant to be exploitative or offensive—they are thought to be a tribute to Portuguese author Jose Saramago who recently passed. His last novel published was The Gospel According to Jesus Christ. So what do you think? Was this cover too blasphemous for publication? [AOL] Keep reading »