Is the new Opal card all it is cracked up to be and could it end up costing you more?
Does setting out to dress modestly for nine months give you any special insights into someone else’s culture?
How did a day that grew from West Virginian Mothers’ Work Days from 1858 onwards (where mothers worked together to improve their community), and Mothers’ Friendship Days from 1865 (to promote harmony between former opponents in the Civil War), become what we celebrate now as Mother’s Day?
See the difference that apostrophe position makes?
I’m rather liking the rethink-V-day activism around this year, which has ended up being a bit more substantive than some of the Anti-Valentine hating that I’ve seen around in other years. How about doing something positive/useful/affirming instead? Create rather than consume, or raise awareness about the limited ways we think about romance.
Because The Mountain Goats do anti-LEGO sexism rants on twitter: Dear Legos dudes, the regular Legos are cool for girls you don’t have to condescend to the awesome little girls of this world #liberateLEGOs when you’re a new dad &… Read More ›
Chinese men spend more on fashion clothing than women. More than twice as much ($1.1 billion to $439 million).
[t]he media images and fashion icons that we aspire to emulate are constructions. Like billboard signs and magazine editorials, the pictures are manipulations that distort our sense of normal bodies.
I think that most of us here probably waste far more than we need to (I certainly do), but at the same time, most of us probably have our own little small personal economies to reduce waste, and it strikes me that sharing these with each other could be useful.
After many years of receiving only one or two such enquiries per year, all of a sudden we’re getting two or three a week.
Final 2005 Words To The World…sounding hugely relevant right now.
TW for rape analogy