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Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
How People’s ‘Most Beautiful’ Reveals Changing Beauty Standards

By Claire Altschuler Chicago Tribune People magazine, which focuses on celebrities and personal interest stories, boasts the largest audience of any American periodical. One of its most popular features is the annual Most Beautiful People list, which recently served as a tool for researchers trying to determine if beauty standards have changed over the last...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
Vegan Fashion: Sisters Create Brand That Mirrors Their Cruelty-Free Lifestyle

By Theresa Walker The Orange County Register Meg and Komie Vora live together, work together, eat together. And, always, the pair of millennial-age sisters do what they do as vegans. That includes the outfits they wear, culled from their own women's luxury clothing line, Delikate Rayne. They combine their contemporary sense of design with a...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
Traditional Mexican, Central American Huipiles Showing Up In Sonoma County Shops

By Eloísa Ruano González The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. Just a few years ago, Maria Mendoza could not find stores that carried huipiles, loose-fitting embroidered blouses or dresses traditionally worn by Mexican and Central American indigenous women. Often associated with Frida Kahlo, the garments decorated with vibrant flowers and geometric designs were hard to...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
The Designer With A Love For “Western Wear”

By Sarah Linn The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) In high school, classmates teased Quincy Freeman about her rodeo-inspired look: cowboy boots, colorful socks, hand-painted belts. She wore big, bold earrings and tucked red roses in her hair. "Nobody ever thought I would make a career out of that unique style," Freeman, 26, recalled. Today,...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
How Having ADHD Can Be Beneficial For Entrepreneurs Who Know How To Handle It

By Ann Marie Van Den Hurk Lexington Herald-Leader Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is a phrase commonly used when someone has difficulty paying attention or hyper. Often, ADHD has a negative connotation. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health, about eight percent of the United States population has some form of ADHD. Common symptoms in...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
My Life Without A Smartphone

By Roy Germano Los Angeles Times Just over a year ago, my pocket was picked while I was walking down a crowded sidewalk. Although the thieves didn't manage to snatch my wallet, they did take my iPhone. My first thought was to replace it right away. But I stopped myself and asked a simple question:...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
Shamed For Being Fat. Shamed For Being Fit. Women Can’t Win

By James Fell Chicago Tribune When it comes to judgment of their bodies, women can't win. "Research consistently shows the pressure to maintain a particular physique is stronger for women," said Kelly Brownell, dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Brownell, an expert in weight bias, says women are valued more...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
Millennials Are Spending Big On Trendy Places To Sweat

By Ronald D. White Los Angeles Times Carla Zuniga is punching a heavy bag as if she were preparing for a title fight, although she's a 35-year-old hair stylist doing her regular workout. Zuniga isn't sweating at some low-fee, big-box fitness chain. Prevail Boxing is a 1,500-square-foot studio in Los Angeles that charges $250 for...

Posted by Nuhanzi Staff | 01 December 2017
Depressed But Can’t See A Therapist? This Chatbot Could Help

By Tracey Lien Los Angeles Times Fifty years ago, an MIT professor created a chatbot that simulated a psychotherapist. Named Eliza, it was able to trick some people into believing it was human. But it didn't understand what it was told, nor did it have the capacity to learn on its own. The only test...