Is Chipotle evil? This ad campaign says absolutely – Washington Post
“There’s nothing false at all about our advertising or marketing, but there are legitimate ways to challenge these sorts of things. Launching a smear campaign isn’t one of them. It’s actually just pretty infantile.”
Clothing brand BauBax launched a Kickstarter campaign on July 7 for what can only be described as the Swiss Army knife of jackets, with 15 built-in features for travelers, and people have been quick to show their support.
Charm and Make Friends Fast with These Questions – Wall Street Journal
A protocol called “Fast Friends” helps strangers establish “interpersonal closeness” in 45 minutes. The key? Both subjects need to gradually disclose personal information.
Why Every Church Needs a Drag Queen – The Atlantic
It’s an unusual mix: a stated commitment to socially progressive values, and a stated commitment to tradition. But perhaps this misconception—that progressive values and traditional worship can’t mix—is one reason why some Americans have felt like they don’t have a place at church.
Colonialism was neither romantic nor beautiful. It was exploitative and brutal. The legacy of colonialism still lives quite loudly to this day. Scholars have argued that poor economic performance, weak property rights and tribal tensions across the continent can be traced to colonial strategies. So can other woes. In a place full of devastation and lawlessness, diseases spread like wildfire, conflict breaks out and dictators grab power.
10 Reasons I Take Off My Shirt In Yoga Class – MindBodyGreen
Whenever I take my shirt off, I notice that a lot of the women who might normally declare, “I’d never take my shirt off in yoga,” begin to feel more comfortable in their own body.
By reducing urban mobility to rush-hour commuting, you’re missing the 20-some hour window of the day where metro areas have an underused (if not ghostly) roadway system as well as an underfunded city transit system—whose poor performance ironically leads more people to rely on cars.
Roving from big city to big city, you begin to see how some cities are more integrated than others. Some have distinct parts of town where racial groups tend to live, while other areas are blurs of multicolored dots.
And then there’s Detroit.
Why is everyone becoming a yoga teacher now? – Wall Street Journal
Studio owners say teacher training has become a kind of advanced course for people seeking a deeper yoga education after years of taking regular classes.