Fat Girls Can’t Have Pockets; Or, Why Women REALLY Shop So Much

As many of you likely already know, I started swimming again, made changes to my diet and got a personal trainer, all of which has resulted in the loss of quite a bit of fat, several dress sizes, quite a bit of girth and a tiny bit (not much) of weight. So every month or…
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How Much Is The Life Of A Mentally Ill Person Worth?

A man allowed his brother to freeze to death and only got a one-year sentence for it. If that’s not enough to make you angry, that one year isn’t a year in prison or even a year in jail; it’s a year of probation. Bruce Simmons’ frozen body was emaciated, dressed only in a makeshift…
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Disturbing Images On Facebook

I think people don’t always think things through before they repost them on social media sites. While there are many bits of incorrect information out there involving bad health/food/diet information, feel-good or shock stories that turn out to be totally untrue, as well as photos filled with blood and gore, there are also a few…
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Bad Ideas On Television: An Antivaccination “View”

Jenny McCarthy has been hired as a “personality” on “The View,” ABC’s morning TV show, and this is, most likely, a very bad thing. It will give her a platform from which to proclaim bad ideas, primarily the idea that vaccines cause autism. Vaccines do not cause autism. Multiple scientific studies have found no connection…
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Spider Lies On Facebook

I am terribly afraid of spiders, so I was a bit squeamish about debunking a few of the false spider-related posts on Facebook. I Used to be an Adventurer Like You Until I Took a Spider to the Butt One of the popular Facebook posts involves a two-striped spider that likes to hide in airplane…
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