A new study suggests that obesity spreads socially not because friends have shared ideas about acceptable body size, but because they share environments and carry out activities together that may contribute to weight gain.
Isaac Julien, a groundbreaking filmmaker and member of the Creative Caribbean Network has proved once more to be the supreme capturer of cultural identities and narrator of seemingly undisclosed histories.
I was shocked when I read Kim Kardashian's recent proclamation that "I am Armenian, so of course I am obsessed with laser hair removal!" It makes me sad that we live in a society where women punish themselves in such painful and bizarre ways.
So the recession has you stuck in the city for the Summer. There may not be an island getaway in your future, but you can at least trick your olfactory senses into believing you've escaped with these paradise-inspired products.
Young women may think there is no emotion attached to the physical, but in reality, most of the times there is, and that misconception can lead to a lot of hurt feelings and damaging of the self-esteem.
We live in a culture of religious diversity that is at present experiencing a reawakening of interest in spirituality. We first need to clarify the difference between religion and spirituality -- exoteric and esoteric.
If change is elusive for most people, real transformation seems far out of reach. But there have been new findings, ranging from neuroscience to genetics, to support the once-mystical notion that inner transformation is real.
The philosopher George Berkeley posed the question, "If a tree fell in the forest and no one heard it, would it make a sound?" A closer look may have bearing on the question of whether there is life after death.