The other day I was headed to a yoga class. I noticed that my watch and the clock in my car were 10 minutes apart, which meant that if my watch was right I might be late, which meant I might not find a place to park, lay my mat in my favorite spot by the door, or even get in class. So what did I do? What any good American chasing the American dream going to a yoga class would do, I sped up! Just a tad, though, because I actually took care to think through the idea of how ironic (or ridiculous) it would be to get a speeding ticket on the way to yoga class.
Most of us just assume that we’re buying safe food when we go to the grocery store. After all, the government protects us, right? Well….some laws are in place, but whether they’re being enforced is another story.. This just became more evident when the scientific nonprofit, USP, United States Pharmacopeial Convention, announced that new reports of fake and contaminated food products submitted to its Food Fraud
Despite our diligent label reading, the incidence of “food fraud” is up 60% since last year alone, according to the nonprofit USP, the scientific organization that helps set standards for the "quality, safety and benefit" of foods and medicines. www.foodfraud.org. USP defines food fraud as intentional adulteration, dilution or mislabeling of goods, which can also occur when a seller fraudulently adds inferior ingredients or removes or replaces real ingredients with cheaper ones.
Guys, let me let you in on a little secret. Sometimes, we fake it. I know, I know. It's shady and you don't like it. But sometimes, it just happens.
Some of you might be wondering, "Why did you start an anti Janet Hsieh blog? What do you have against her? What did she ever do to you? Don't all her raving fans think she's wonderful?" Well nothing. But it's what she represents that I have a problem with. I mean, look at her - She's politically correct, full of fake enthusiasm, does publicity stunts, yet gets treated like a Goddess and there's not a single negative word about her on the internet.
Cold and influenza season is a real problem for romance. Singles can just forget about getting any action, because mucus is gross and bright red noses are only adorable if you're full of booze and only then if you're the former president of Russia. But the going steady, engaged and married crowds are in a different boat. Evidently, some couples take advantage of cold and flu-like symptoms to get out of chores OR to gain attention and sympathy.
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In recent days, the online world has been shocked and enraged over "April's Mom," a woman who has blogged for months about her supposedly doomed pregnancy with a terminally ill daughter-to-be— only to be revealed as a hoaxster in desperate need of attention. But should Beushausen really be sorry? And should her readers really be angry? Don't we all know better than to believe everything we read these days (especially when it's on the web)? You'd think so. But Beushausen isn't the first person to draw criticism from the masses for creating an elaborate online hoax. Below, we've listed 5 Fake Love & Sex Websites That Fooled The World.
If you're planning to take a beach vacation in the next couple of weeks, in addition to watching out for jellyfish, be on the lookout for plastic breasts! According to The Australian, Men's magazine Ralph was shipping $200,000 of fake mammaries from Beijing to its headquarters down under, but when the container arrived in Sydney it was empty! Where are the 130,000 pairs of plastic pectoral pillows? No one knows.