Growing Up in a Sexualizing Situation [The Situationist]
The American Psychological Association (APA) published a fascinating and important report this month examining the proliferation of sexualizing and objectifying images of girls and young women in the media. The report summarizes evidence of how those images may have a variety of negative consequences for girls as well as for others in our culture.
Pop-up stores aim to create a buzz in fleeting existence [Chicago Tribune]
The Northfield-based food company will turn the vacant museum into a temporary pizzeria in an effort to generate buzz over the unveiling of its newest frozen pizza.
Consumer Smarts: Unsolicited credit cards are legal, but not a steal [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
But, unlike other junk mail, it included something that made Young angry: a First National card that resembled an actual credit card — complete with his full name, a 16-digit number, expiration date, a hologram and magnetic bar code.