Victoria’s Secret Stirs Up Controversy With New Ad Campaign

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(PCM) Women’s lingerie company Victoria’s Secret has created quite a bit of controversy with their new ad campaign which many are saying forces negative body image standards on women.

The ad campaign is for Victoria’s Secrets new bra collection which is called “Body”.and features the company’s incredibly thin models in bras and panties with the words “Perfect Body” splayed out across their bare midriffs.

Many individuals became outraged over the ads and what society feels is the standard for the “perfect body”. They feel that the ad showcases an incredibly damaging message to young women. The controversy even found the … read more...

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Star Jacqueline Laurita Connects With Other Caring Moms

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Frank and Linda Kuepper of the Autism Cares Foundation are joined by Jacqueline Laurita and her son, Nicholas, at a recent event in New Jersey.

(PCM) As a reality TV star, Jacqueline Laurita is accustomed to high drama, but off-camera is when the reality of motherhood stirs the most emotions in her life.

Laurita, of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, (RHONJ), is the mother of a five-year-old son, Nicholas, who was recently diagnosed with autism.

Since that first moment that his mom saw Nicholas struggle with speech and socialization issues, she began a tireless search to find answers: therapists, … read more...

A Look At The Most Ridiculous Excuses For Calling In Sick

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(PCM) We have all had those days when the desire to call out of work even when we are not really sick have occurred. Sometimes we are looking for some more time to relax and other times there are just too many important errands to run and not enough time in the day.

CareerBuilder.com has compiled a list of some of the most ridiculous and zany excuses that people have given for calling out of work sick.

Topping the list as the most insane excuse for calling out was “I just put a casserole in the oven” … what that … read more...

Sam’s Club Pulls Potentially Contaminated Baby Wipes From Stores

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(PCM) Sam’s Club stores have announced a voluntary recall of its’ Simply Right baby wipes saying that there is a potential possibility that they could be contaminated. Please note that it is not a full on FDA recall on the product.

The company sent out an email to its’ customers that may have purchased the baby wipes which read:

“You are receiving this message because Sam’s Club’s records indicate that you recently purchased Simply Right baby wipes.

The safety of our members and their families is a top priority at Sam’s Club. Our supplier, Nutek Disposables, Inc., has advised us … read more...

Soda Manufacturers Reveal A Pledge To Cut Calories By 20 Percent

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(PCM) Major soda manufacturers Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Pepsi have recently revealed a pledge to cut down calories in their famous drinks.

One of the major reasons that health conscious people stay away from a variety of carbonated beverages is due to their incredibly high calorie count.

Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo Inc, and Dr.Pepper Snapple Group Inc. have pledged to consumers that they will cut the calorie count in their beverages by 20 percent by the year 2025. It is the companies goal to assist with the ongoing issues of not only obesity, but both diabetes and heart disease as well.… read more...

Russia Plans To Install Park Benches That Double As A Scale

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(PCM) We have enough problems with body image as it is now, however there are plans being put into to place is Moscow, Russia to install park benches that would act as a scale, weighing the individuals seated on them.

The idea is still in the proposal phase in Moscow, however a similar idea has already be implemented in the Netherlands with a bench that was installed at at public bus stop.

The proposed Moscow benches would be sponsored by gyms and fitness clubs (of course) in the area and the hope is that by the individual seeing their weight … read more...

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