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Oreo Thins Promote Unrealistic Standards for Oreos

Oreo is debuting a thinner Oreo. It has a good chunk of the filling squeezed out, and a much more slender, crispier cookie aspect. The new, skinny Oreo! blare a thousand headlines. But why are we shaming ordinary, beautiful, perfectly delicious Oreos? We’re so serious about this. This is a serious post. Please share… » 7/06/15 6:10pm 7/06/15 6:10pm

Just How Bad Is Child Abuse in America? Very.

Child abuse is a dark and depressing reality in American life, but until now, it's never been clear just how widespread a problem it was. A new study, led by Dr. John Leventhal of Yale University, offers the first comprehensive estimate of serious injuries caused by child abuse in the U.S., and the results are pretty… » 2/07/12 12:00pm 2/07/12 12:00pm