unrealistic self-image. While Mattel has cashed in on trends over the years and made millions, they have also promoted Barbie as a role model for girls - who vicariously live out varied lives and careers, from being in the Army to occupying the Oval Office as US President. Barbie recently made an appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated and followed it up with a defense.
unrealistic self-image. While Mattel has cashed in on trends over the years and made millions, they have also promoted Barbie as a role model for girls - who vicariously live out varied lives and careers, from being in the Army to occupying the Oval Office as US President. Barbie recently made an appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated and followed it up with a defense.As a girl, I enjoyed playing with dolls. I adored their perfection, and the accessories to that perfection. I also enjoyed puzzles, reading and music. And pottering around in the chemistry lab, finding copper sulphate just as pretty as intriguing when it reacted with iron. I enjoyed writing computer programs. And a host of other things. In short, playing with dolls did not impede the growth of my intellect. The dolls lent themselves to play, and I played with them. Once I'd outgrown the dolls, however, I joined the ranks of feminists who accused Barbie of promoting the objectification of women and an Read More »from To Bar-bie or not to Bar-bie
What happens when a species that has been hunted to extinction is introduced to its happy hunting grounds after 70 years? The answers are fascinating, humbling and inspiringBy Bijoy Venugopal | Traveler – 11 hours ago
‘Trophic Cascade’ is perhaps not your average household phrase. In fact, if your family or circle of friends doesn’t include a wildlife biologist, chances are it’s completely new to you. Until now, of course, when it’s the reason being ascribed to why rivers in Yellowstone National Park, the pride and joy of America’s natural history, have changed course. The force behind this major geological shift is the ancestor of man’s best friend: The wolf.
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First, let’s demystify the phrase. What is a trophic cascade? (Nope, nothing to do with rolling trophies.)
Trophic level is the position a species occupies in the food chain (the word trophic is derived from the Greek for food or feeding). Simply put, a trophic cascade refers to the changes that take place in an ecosystem driven by a food web and determined by the relationship between predators and prey species. For example, if a large prey species is introduced in an ecosystem, it may affect the numbers of the primary prey species, which in
If reference to just one viral video passes your lips this week, it’s bound to be this: “First Kiss,” by Tatia Pilieva, a 3-and-a-half-minute lineup of strangers making out for the first time, which has racked up more than 6 million views since being posted to YouTube on Monday. Oh, and by the way, it's a clothing ad — an interesting little fact that just emerged on Tuesday, thanks to a recent tweet from the Los Angeles–based brand behind it, Wren Studio, a chic women's label:
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But commercial or not, it's really fun to watch (even if it was sneaky to not label it as an ad).
“We asked 20 strangers to kiss for the first time …” is the explanation that flashes across the screen at the start. Then we see all the pairs — two women, two men and the rest men and women — one at a time, standing and facing
'Yahoo brings Vikas @ Home' is a brand new 52-week video series from Yahoo Lifestyle Cuisine. Every week, Masterchef Vikas Khanna will bring you one dish that has made a difference in his life; as he shares the recipe, he will also share his experiences and stories behind that recipe. Stay tuned for an exciting 52-week journey with Chef Vikas.
EPISODE 15: SAOJI MUTTON CURRY
This week, Chef Vikas brings you a hot and spicy mutton curry recipe from the orange country of Nagpur. The key ingredient in this recipe is the spice paste. The recipe may seem long, but is incredibly easy to make. Just make sure you have all the ingredients ready.
For the Marinade
½ kg mutton, on the bone
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Salt to taste
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For the Saoji Masala Paste
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1 teaspoon cloves
3 tablespoons black peppercorns
1 three-inch cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon black cardamom
1 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds
¼ cup freshly
- Khristina Patra | SHE – Tue 11 Mar, 2014 6:04 PM IST
We're celebrating womanhood all this month on Yahoo India Lifestyle. Whether a daughter, sister, wife, or mother (and the many other relationships in between), a woman knows how to juggle them all with ease.
So dear men, take a moment to show some gratitude to the women in your life. Not just today, not just this month, but all year round.
This video, conceptualised and created by EmotionalFulls and called, Tune...Mujhe Banaya - A tribute to women, will encourage you to do so. Watch the video and share your comments in the space below.
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