The Independent

The obesity culprit: fast food

Jennifer Maciuba, Staff writer

September 26, 2006

The perception of the number calories in fast food is skewed in the American mind, as found by a study recently published by the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported by msnbc.com. People, in general, seem to have an easier time guessing the number of calories in a portion when it is smaller. The...

Sizing up: vanity sizes

Martii Kuznicki, Staff writer

September 26, 2006

Ladies, take a look in your closet. Okay, maybe you're reading this before class or in your office, but think about your closet. Think about the sizes of clothes in your closet. Chances are those sizes will vary a lot in some cases. Welcome to the world of vanity sizing. It's a marketing tool...

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