Why Scandinavian Prisons are Superior - The Atlantic
If you can’t tell whether you’re in a prison, can it be a prison?
And speaking of prison. . .
How Yoga is Helping Prisoners Stay Calm – BBC News
Yoga has made it easier for the prison staff to motivate the [prisoners] to change the behaviour that has brought them to prison in the first place.
Everything you need to know about Downton Abbey Fashion – Series 4 - Never Underdressed
Dresses fell far past the knee, in a sort of loose sack shape. ‘It’s like a uni-bosom that just goes on down. . .the clothes are sort of baggy really, it’s a cylindrical look that you’re getting.’
The Dangers of Going Gluten Free -Macleans
“All kind of questions are coming about for which we really don’t have good answers. Our problem is people going gluten-free without being properly counselled or checked out. It becomes problematic.”
And speaking of gluten. . .
Increase in celiac disease comes at a time when lots of other autoimmune diseases and allergies are on the rise, too.
The Mental Strain of Making Do with Less – NY Times
There is a paradox here: diets create mental conditions that make it hard to diet.
And speaking of mental strain . . .
How Intense Study May Harm Our Workouts – NY Times
Exercise simply feels harder when your brain is tired, so you quit earlier, although objectively, your muscles are still somewhat fresh.
You’re Not Fat - Dances with Fat
Being “not fat” is important in this society, so sometimes a woman will say “I’m so fat” so that someone else will say “You’re not fat” and she will be able to feel better about herself for a minute, or she’ll say “I’m so fat” because she knows that she is not fat by society’s standards and is reminding herself that she is “better” than fat people.
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