Chinese Parents Sue Children For Neglect

There's a saying that I've heard from other friends who have children that goes, "Be nice to your children because they choose your future nursing home". While I've tended to laugh when I hear that phrase, it's not a laughing matter in China. A law is set to be passed in China starting July 1st that entitles any parent to sue their child if they feel the've been neglected. Strange as it may sound to most people, this law has merit due to the overwhelming aging population that is predicted to explode by 2053. ...more

Stars are not like us: Reese Witherspoon edition

I always chuckle when a celebrities say things like, "Oh, we just sit around watching movies on a Friday night, pretty normal", or "I am so happy to have a night off from the kids" (on the red carpet at the Oscars). Better yet, the insert in US Magazine titled Stars are Just Like Us, showing beautiful bazillionaires getting groceries, or at the park with their kids (I have yet to see a diaper bag or snack spit up in any of these photos). ...more

Political Correctness: Don't Make Yourself A Victim!

Political correctness has become a straightjacket. ~ Gary Oldman...more

The Bushes are Just Regular People Like You and Me

The dedication of the George W. Bush Library last week was interesting, as there were five living presidents together -- both Republican and Democrat. BlogHer Just Jess in ATX attended the dedication in Dallas. She has an interesting perspective as a native Texan, the granddaughter of a JFK Democrat... and a proud Republican. Here's part of her observations:...more
Well said, I can't image how hard it is to be celebrity/political figure/ etc and be judged ...more

To the Mother of Terrorists

Zubeidat Tsarnaev,You don’t know me, and I know very little about you, but I know this-...more

Surgery or Photoshop? What the Korean Beauty Controversy Says About Us

Have you seen the collage of Korean beauty pageant contestants that’s circulating around the web? Besides sparking a multitude of inane comments about all Asians looking alike, it’s also stirred up a lot of debate about whether plastic surgery – or even Photoshop – has gone too far. ...more
This is insane. South Korea also possesses among the world's highest teen suicide rates - the ...more

Killer Kraft Mac 'n Cheese: How To Fight Back

Meet Tartrazine and Sunset Yellow: You can thank them for the foil pouch of day-glo cheese powder that comes in every box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Every box in the U.S., that is. Kraft reformulated the recipe for the European market replacing the artificial dyes with natural, plant-based ingredients like paprika and beta carotene. ...more
@AlexandreaMerrell It is shameful. No more so than when you look at the Monsanto protection Act, ...more

The Perils of a Food Taster

 Adolf Hitler and mistress Eva Braun enjoying a meal.At the end of her life, Margot Woelk has decided to tell her incredible story as a young woman who was Adolf Hitler’s food taster....more

President Obama's Funniest Moments at the Nerd Prom

Did you watch the White House Correspondents' Dinner (affectionately known as the Nerd Prom) on C-SPAN Saturday night? Well, in case you were out actually having a life of your own, you missed a lot of funny one-liners. Some were by host Conan O'Brien, but a lot of them came from President Obama himself. ...more
The President is awesome! The non-president is a non-entity. She "works her ass off"? Going from ...more

The Not So Glamorous Side of Living In Spain

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I would surely be happy having Spanish diet instead of fast food of any kind...on the other ...more