Via HuffPo, "children whose mothers are exposed to high amounts of certain pesticides while pregnant appear to have lower IQs than their peers when they reach school age, according to three recent government-funded studies."
Have you heard about the guy in San Francisco who wants the city government to ban the circumcision of newborn boys? If you happen to run into him, you might let him know that society actually needs those discarded foreskins.
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is a vegan who's against universal health care, and in some ways he's the embodiment of contemporary American food rhetoric: contradictory, self-righteous, and inflammatory.
- Celebrity stylist and stylist-cum-celebrity Rachel Zoe is rumored to forbid designers who loan her pieces from loaning them out to competing clients, but Zoe denies so we're gonna give her the benefit of the doubt. [NYP]
- "I have high anxiety from having two teenagers who tell me I have no taste. I love them, and even…
- PETA will be protesting outside of Nicole Miller's Fashion Week show because of her use of fur. And in a (failed) preemptive strike, Miller has issued a statement promising that only 12 of 150,000 pieces to be manufactured from the Spring/Summer 2008 collection being shown will contain fur trim. She also promises to…