Hey Jezebel, Please Stop Thinking it's 'Racism'!

This isn’t going to be a long post, but I’ve had it up to HERE with Jezebel and their thinking that any form of skin lightening is “racist.”   They did it again on Tuesday with this post.   They don’t seem to “get” that in some cultures, light skin has been a beauty standard for centuries […]

LOFT Responds by using 'Real People' Models

Recently, LOFT posted pictures of staff wearing the same style of cargo pants on Facebook.  The “models” varied in size, ranging from 5’3″ to 5’10” and sizes 2 to 12.  This caused a burst of comments on their Facebook page and in the general blogsphere, and were both positive and negative.  There were those who […]

Textbook Wikis: The Best Thing for Right Winged and other Radical Profs?

Cynthia Cheng This New York Times article says Macmillan is introducing a new program called DynamicPress, a system which allows instructors (or anyone who can log in, anyway) to alter textbooks without the need to get permission from publishers and authors.  Tiis means that professors can not only insert their own material, but also CHANGE […]

Burhemian Chic, California Cool

Cynthia Cheng California-based Ettika, a line of jewellery started by Ettie Rafeili and Joey Rafeili is an all-American brand inspired by their surroundings in Los Angeles.  Every colour of the rainbow can be found in this collection, which includes not only bracelets, but anklets, earrings and keychains as well.  The pieces which have both a bohemian […]

Tunde Ertl: Holistic Practitioner, Event Organizer and Web Designer

Cynthia Cheng According to her biography, Tunde Ertl entered the healing business after leaving an emotionally abusive relationship.    Today, she is a trained and licensed Holistic Practitioner, Reiki Master and has been in the natural healing field for nearly 20 years.  For the past 10 years, Tunde has developed her skills as a telepath, and […]

She Does the City Holiday Bash at 69 Vintage

She Does the City, a Toronto-based lifestyle site, hosted its holiday bash at the new 69 Vintage on Bloor and Brock on Tuesday, December 15.  It was an evening of mingling, nibblies, shopping and playing dress up.  Good fun was had by everyone.  More pictures to come!

Poll: Do You 'Friend' Older Relatives on Social Networking Sites?

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Sara Sutton Fell: Being Flex With One's Career

Sara Sutton Fell of Denver, Colorado is the brainchild behind FlexJobs, a job site launched in 2007 dedicated to helping people find telecommuting jobs, positions where they can work from home.  Sara started this when she was pregnant with her first child and wanted to look for positions where she could spend more time at home.  However, […]

You and Twitter: Do you Tweet?

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Buy, Sell just about ANYTHING on EBay

eBay (NASDAQ GS: EBAY) was one of the earliest e-commerce sites on the Internet.  Launched in 1995, the eBay now has localized sites in many different countries, including Canada, the UK, Japan and France.  The site is very user-friendly and a log in is not necessary – one can use it as a guest shopper.  Items […]