Have you ever gone into a clothing store and snorted in disgust at the stick figure mannequins modeling the latest fashions? If so, you aren't alone!
An clothing store in Sweden has drawn praise from women around the world after photos of some curvier than normal mannequins were published online.
The Facebook page "Women's Rights News" posted pictures of two mannequins dressed in lingerie. They both have fuller thighs, rounder hips and generally more realistic proportions than typical store models.
So far, the photos have received over 50,000 Facebook likes and 16,000 shares.
"I love these!...
It sounds like something straight out of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory but it's not "pure imagination" - it's a room made entirely of chocolate!
A sculptor in Belarus used more than 1,300 pounds of Belgian chocolate to create everything from the lampshade to the chair legs in a lounge that's on display at the ALL shopping center in Minsk.
Elena Kliment spent two months planning the exhibit, which was unveiled on March 8. It will remain up until April 14, after which the chocolate will be broken into pieces and offered to visitors.
Some of the tasty items that can be found in the chocolate...
What do you get when you take the sun and divide its circumference by its diameter? Pi in the sky.
Today is March 14th, and that means math fans around the world are celebrating Pi Day! (3.14, get it?)
Pi is an irrational and transcendental number, meaning it will continue infinitely without repeating.
According to the official Pi Day website, the mathematical constant that allows you to calculate the area inside a circle has now been calculated to over 1 trillion digits past the decimal.
True story: I went to a math and science charter high school, and every March 14th we went outside and...
It's St. Patrick's Day today, which means it's also time for some classic Irish food. Why not whip up some corned beef and cabbage?
You can even go all out and serve this dish with a special St. Paddy's Day cocktail (or a non-alcoholic "mocktail" for the kids) and a Lucky Chocolate Mint Cupcake for dessert. Enjoy the feast!
To get you started, here's a simple and delicious dinner recipe we found from Kitchen Daily:
o 5 to 6 pounds corned brisket of beef
o 5 cups water
o 1 tablespoon pickling spices
o 1 pound turnips
o 1 pound carrots
o 2 large onions
o 2 pounds small red...
After several of voting, the conclave of cardinals convened in the Sistine Chapel has chosen a new pope to lead the Catholic Church.
White smoke was shown billowing from the chapel's chimney on Wednesday, which means that two-thirds (or 77) of the 115 cardinals convened voted for the same man.
French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the senior cardinal in the order of the deacons, stepped onto the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica and announced, "Habemus Papam," Latin for "We have a pope."
The new pope is Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio - and he has chosen to go by the name of Francis....
Twinkie-lovers rejoice! The spongy, cream-filled snacks could be back in stores by this summer!
Hostess is moving ahead with plans to sell several snack cake brands, after accepting a $410 million bid from Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management.
"Our family is thrilled to have the opportunity to reestablish these iconic brands with new creative marketing ideas and renewed sales efforts and investment," Metropoulos told CNN. "We look forward to having America's favorite snacks back on the shelf by this summer. We are also ecstatic to bring jobs back to many cities across the...
It's official: Sean Lowe is joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars for its 16th season.
The 29-year-old "Bachelor" will hit the dance floor with pro Peta Murgatroyd on March 18th when the show returns.
"Hopefully, I won't make a fool of myself on the dance floor," Lowe said on Good Morning America.
The reality TV star will have the support of his new fiance Catherine Giudici, who accepted his proposal on the season finale of the Bachelor last night.
"When they asked me, the first thing I did was call Catherine because I wanted to make sure she was on board and was fully supportive," Lowe...
Could the artificial dyes in Kraft Mac and Cheese be bad for you?
Two moms from North Carolina are petitioning Kraft Foods to remove the artificial colors from the cheese mix in its popular macaroni and cheese product.
Vani Hari, of the blog Food Babe, and Lisa Leake from 100 days of Real Food, have taken to Change.org in an effort to convince Kraft's management to stop using Yellow No. 5 and Yellow No. 6.
In the online petition, they maintain that 30 Kraft macaroni and cheese products contain the artificial dyes and that it is "unfair to the children lured by these products (several...