Site Uses Pic of Woman with Anorexia in 'Amazing' Weight Loss Post

The Chive is the internet's home for all things "awesome" and "mind-blowing," a sort of Total Frat Move/BuzzFeed mashup focusing on gifs, girls in bikinis and whatever other #viral #content they can scrape off the floor of the web and (barely) repackage into an article. And that, apparently, is how they came to use a… » 3/24/15 12:00pm 3/24/15 12:00pm

Is There a Silver Lining to Otherwise Awful Pro-Ana 'Thinspo' Blogs?

Pro-ana blogs might actually help anorexics deal with their eating disorder and eventually seek recovery, according to a new study. After interviewing 33 people from seven countries involved in the online thinspo community, Indiana University researchers determined that the 24-hour support the blogs offer somewhat… » 8/20/12 2:45pm 8/20/12 2:45pm

Paris Hilton Helps British Woman Lose Her Lunch

A 38-year-old UK woman named Parris Westcott lost weight thanks to Paris Hilton, reports the Mirror. The mother of 3 went into a depression after having a miscarriage and turned to food. At her heaviest, she was 215 lbs. When she would tell people her name was Parris, she knew that they were thinking she was "Fat… » 8/03/07 3:45pm 8/03/07 3:45pm