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Fashion Photos Against Social Injustice (Slideshow)

Style Quotidien, an online fashion magazine, recently released a new photo series focused on the disconnect between wealthy consumers and third world factory workers. The series, "Balance of Power," …

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Live From SxSW Eco: Engineering A Sustainable Culture

The first-ever SxSW Eco is taking place this week in Austin, Texas. It's a three-day event that brings together sustainable companies, scientists, politicians, media and citizens that are concerned ab…

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Like Daughter, Like Mother: The Consumer Doppelganger Effect

What the daughter does, the mother did. ~Jewish Proverb This old Jewish proverb of unknown origins should likely be amended in light of some newly published research out of Temple University Fox Sc…

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Parent Traps

The other morning, I was invited to one of those indoor gym facilities that cater to hyperactive toddlers and stir-crazy parents. There is a loose sort of structure to the gymnastic mayhem, but don’t …

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Also I think that you you makeup should emphasize your advantages but it shouldn't make you feel and…

I wear makeup to my part time job and when I feel like it. It is not predicated on what "men" will …

My friend has the same dog as I do and she has spent upwards of a $1,000 on tooth removal and yet I …

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