Category: CULTURE

The Silent Victims: Exploring the Devastating Impact of Garbage on Wildlife

Do you watch Ocean Conservation Namibia? If you don’t, I highly recommend it; they are a Non-Profit organization that saves seals from us (yes, that is correct, HUMANS).
My husband got me started watching them, and I have to admit, it is addicting. The videos are a range of incredibly sad situations where seals find their way into fishing lines, fishing nets, and plastic and suffer devastating injuries. However, watching the OCN team with their many seal rescues is confirmation that there are good people who genuinely care about the world around us.

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Unpacking the Controversy: Why is the New Barbie Movie Dividing Audiences?

Still, Barbie was nothing like any doll [woman] I’d ever seen, with her perfectly coifed white-blond hair, slim physique, and risque outfits. Even with our limited means, my sisters and I had Barbie dolls; in fact – that is what all of our dolls, Barbie or not, ended up being referred to, Barbie dolls. It was branding in its infancy, and wasn’t that the point? How many girls through the ages would pick up Barbie over Wonder Woman? And what does that say about us as a society?

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How ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ On Social Media Is Detrimental

How ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ On Social Media Is Detrimental

In today’s digital age, it has become almost impossible to escape the constant barrage of carefully curated lives and seemingly perfect lifestyles displayed across social media platforms. As we scroll through our feeds, we are constantly bombarded with images of exotic vacations, luxurious purchases, and picture-perfect moments, leading us to compare our lives and achievements to those of others. But what is the actual cost of this constant comparison?

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