Diet or calorie-portioned packs of snack food are actually counterproductive since they make people believe they can eat more of the unhealthy food inside. • New trend? New York City is welcoming its first vaginal fitness spa, meant to tighten women up, down there. • Environmentalist and author, Robert Engelman, says that access to birth control can control global warming because it prevents adding climate-destroying humans to the already massive population. • Celebrity assistants are apparently as narcissistic and bizarrely secretive as their famous employers. • Hey! My tallys of non-white models on fashion runways and in magazines got a mention in the WSJ! Oh, and fashion insiders are patting themselves on the back for dedicating a special Vogue issue to black models.
• A woman claims her fake breast was damaged when it was struck by a fake apple being thrown around the pool area of a La Quinta Inn. Women are saving less than men for retirement, in large part because because they are paid less. • Shopping mall developers are asking women directly what they want out of their shopping experience (answer: more food!).