Friday, July 04, 2014

July 4th, outsourced

David Holland (yes, of those Hollands) gives great perspective on gender issues in Mormonism. [HT Jen]

I loved seeing the different ideas of beauty on display when this woman's picture was photoshopped in 25 different countries. I think Argentina is my favorite. The US one is badly done, sorry.

First there was First Moon Party. Now this "Like A Girl" campaign. Feminine product commercials are now officially THE BEST.

A woman in Australia was electrocuted (and died) recently while using a knockoff phone charger. This article has more about the differences between the real thing and the cheap ones.

Trivia + maps = awesome. [HT Andrew]

The World Cup of arm folding. Soooooo hilarious. [HT Blair]

What is the future of English, which is increasingly spoken as a second language? Good news: "whom" might be officially DONE.


Glenda The Good said...

India taking out the clavicles...oh my! Seriously Bridget you find the most interesting stuff!

Jeremy Palmer said...

Not sure whom you had in mind in that last link...

Jennifer said...

Great article on gender issues. Also loved the map trivia game!

Susanne said...

The future of English article was really good.

I've seen a few different links with that photoshopped woman. Both US versions are awful! Of the ones I saw just now I think I preferred Ukraine and Bulgaria.

Thanks for the interesting links!

Kathy Haynie said...

Loved the Mormon-gender issues article. World cup arm folding - so enlightening! Thank you! Also loved the "Like a girl" ad campaign. Thanks, Bridget!


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