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Plastic Surgery or "Cosmetic Darwinism?" - Andi Zeisler

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Complete program at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=349 Bitch Magazine editor Andi Zeisler offers a critical commentary on cosmetic surgery in a reading from her article, "Plastic Passion: Tori Spelling's Breasts and Other Results of Cosmetic Darwinism." ----- Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler celebrate "BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of BITCH Magazine." In the wake of Sassy and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of Ms., Bitch was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasure of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects and impacts women's lives, Bitch grew to be, today, a touchstone of hip, young feminist thought, looking with both wit and irreverence at the way pop culture informs feminism - and vice versa. "BITCHfest" offers an assortment of the most provocative pieces from the past along with new pieces - smart, nuanced, cranky, outrageous, and clear-eyed all. Lisa Jervis is publisher; Andi Zeisler is editorial/creative director. - Cody's Books
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Charles Darwin is the favourite scientist of Chris Smillie, a senior lecturer in Ecology and Environmental Management at Nottingham Trent University. Visit out website at http://www.favscientist.com/
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Happiest at home with his notebooks and his microscope, he shunned the public eye. Controversy made him ill. This brilliant observer of nature kept his most original and revolutionary idea under wraps for decades. Yet today, two centuries after Charles Darwin's birth, nearly everyone knows his name. What did Darwin do, and why does he still matter so much? Keenly observing nature in all its forms—from fossil sloths to mockingbirds, primroses to children—Darwin saw that we all are related. Every living thing shares an ancestry, he concluded, and the vast diversity of life on Earth results from processes at work over millions of years and still at work today. Darwin's explanation for this great unfolding of life through time—the theory of evolution by natural selection—transformed our understanding of the living world, much as the ideas of Galileo, Newton and Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the physical universe. Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection underlies all modern biology. It enables us to decipher our genes and fight viruses, and to understand Earth's fossil record and rich biodiversity. Simple yet at times controversial, misunderstood and misused for social goals, the theory remains unchallenged as the central concept of biology. Charles Darwin, reluctant revolutionary, profoundly altered our view of the natural world and our place in it.
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Paper vs. plastic bags: You'd think this fight would have been settled by now. But as Trace explains, for cities around the world, the fight is more complicated than you'd think. Read More: Do Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags Save Cities Money? http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/st353.pdf Consumers choose plastic bags far more often than paper or reusable bags to carry their purchases. Consumers like the fact that compared to paper and reusable bags, plastic bags are lightweight, strong, flexible and moisture resistant. Plastic Bag Bans 'Hurt the Environment,' Study Says http://www.environmentalleader.com/2013/12/17/plastic-bag-bans-hurt-the-environment-study-says/ "Plastic bag bans don't decrease costs for cities and hurt the environment, according to a study from the National Center for Policy Analysis." The Country That Bans Plastic Bags http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-carver/rwanda-plastic-bags_b_2680631.html "When you suffer a genocide as a people or a nation it can empower you to achieve extraordinary things. It gives you a rare, not to say unique, opportunity to start again." Bangladesh to ban plastic bags in capital city http://www.edie.net/news/0/Bangladesh-to-ban-plastic-bags-in-capital-city/5029/ From the beginning of January 2002, the Bangladesh government is banning the use of plastic bags in Dhaka, its third attempt to carry out such legislation. Currently, 9.3 million plastic bags are dumped in the city every day, with only 10-15% put in dustbins." How banning plastic bags helped clean up Rwanda http://www.theatlanticpost.com/culture/environmentally-cautious-rwanda-maintains-plastic-bag-ban-3790.html "As Kenya's residents side-step water gushing from clogged drains, inhale toxic fumes from the burning of plastics and watch livestock choke to death as a result of ingesting plastic paper bags; they do so in unison with most of Africa." The Country That Bans Plastic Bags http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-carver/rwanda-plastic-bags_b_2680631.html "When you suffer a genocide as a people or a nation it can empower you to achieve extraordinary things. It gives you a rare, not to say unique, opportunity to start again." Are Plastic Grocery Bags Sacking the Environment? http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/09/0902_030902_plasticbags.html "The "paper or plastic" conundrum that vexed earnest shoppers throughout the 1980s and 90s is largely moot today. Most grocery store baggers don't bother to ask anymore." Watch More: How Much Waste Do We Make? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy2K3l3hx4E TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-440-skipping-meals?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Make Glass from Nuclear Waste http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQKT4axR6RU ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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There aren't really dental specialties in the area of cosmetic dentistry, although some dentists like to specialize in crowns, bridges and veneers. Find out why some dentists avoid general dentistry with help from a dental surgeon in this free video on dentists and dental health. Expert: Don Gossett Bio: Dr. Don Gossett has been a dental surgeon in St. Joseph, Mo. for over 20 years. Filmmaker: Johnny Cathcart
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SciShow describes the fascinating science of Darwin's little darlings: meat-eating plants. Learn about their many different types, how they catch and eat their prey, and how scientists think they evolved. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: http://botany.org/Carnivorous_Plants/ http://www.sarracenia.com/faq/faq1040.html http://www.life.illinois.edu/plantbio/greenhouse/vt_carnivorous.html http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/03/carnivorous-plants/zimmer-text/1 http://www.omnisterra.com/bot/cp_home.cgi http://floranorthamerica.org/files/imported/Outreach/FNAfs_carnivory.pdf http://www.kew.org/discover/blogs/12-new-carnivorous-plant-species-philippines http://www.hawaiianbotanicals.com/cpintro.html http://floranorthamerica.org/files/imported/Outreach/FNAfs_carnivory.pdf