After more than 16,000 people signed the Change.org petition, Facebook removed “feeling fat” from their status update options.
Facebook wrote in a statement:
We’ve heard from our community that listing “feeling fat” as an option for status updates could reinforce negative body image, particularly for people struggling with eating disorders. So we’re going to remove “feeling fat” from the list of options. We’ll continue to listen to feedback as we think about ways to help people express themselves on Facebook.
Mattel introduced Barbieat the annual Toy Fair in New York.
Barbie was designed by Ruth Handler and introduced by Mattel Toy Company.
The first time Barbie cost $3!
Gone With The Windwent on sale in video stores for the first time
Rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie Smalls) was returning to his hotel in Los Angeles, California after an awards party
A car pulled up beside his and opened fire. Biggie was killed him almost instantly.
and then lastly…
John Allen Muhammad was sentenced to death in Virginia for the murder of Dean Harold Meyers
He was convicted in Prince William County, Virginia as part of the so called 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. Muhammed was accused ofkilling 10 people in eight states – Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas and Virginia .
A woman in Idaho has started a “Baby Wearing and Carrying” class where you learn how to properly conceal carry a gun while carrying your baby. Some people are applauding her efforts, while others are scorning her for even thinking of the idea.
An L.A. woman saw a mean-spirited post online, where a photo of a man dancing had a caption saying, “Spotted this specimen trying to dance the other week. He stopped when he saw us laughing.”
The woman tweeted about the fat-shaming message and asked, “Anyone know this man or who posted this? There’s a huge group of ladies in LA who would like to do something special.”
She and her supporters used the hashtag #FindDancingMan and found the man living in London. They started an online fundraiser that has raked in more than $33,000—well past its $20,000 goal—and they’re throwing him a big party in L.A.
Pharrell has asked the woman to keep him informed about the party and Moby offered to DJ the event, tweeting, “No one should ever be ashamed about dancing.”
Dean Smith decided during his girlfriend Jennifer’s birthday in 2014 that he would spend the next year planning to ask her to be his wife without letting her in on the secret. After filming parts of his video daily over the next year, he recruited Jennifer’s friends and family to help him propose to her in person on vacation they had taken to Aruba. And the result? Well, you’ll have to watch and see!
Let’s say you lose a HAND at work today. I’m not sure how that would happen . . . maybe it gets caught in your desk drawer while you’re reaching for candy? But let’s just say it happens.
Did you know someone’s already figured out EXACTLY how much money that hand was worth?
Every state sets its own worker’s comp numbers . . . and has a chart that says how much you should get paid if you lose different body parts. Now, if you’re injured on the job and sue for worker’s comp, you MIGHT get more than the “list price” . . but it’s probably a good jumping off point to get a sense of the payout you can expect.
Find out how much your body parts are worth in your state here!