One Woman’s Quest to Bring More Color to Yoga

Although yoga is rooted in Indian tradition, it has become rather whitewashed in the United States. The typical image of a yoga practitioner in the U.S. or in the Western world is a privileged Caucasian person. However, yoga is a tradition which predates technology and does not…

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America the Beautiful is Still America in Multiple Languages

By now you’ve probably heard about the controversial Coca-Cola ad that aired during the Super Bowl. The spot featured “America the Beautiful” sung in various languages and displayed images of various American families, including a gay couple (yes, that’s apparently still scandalous). You’ve also probably seen the…

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Do You Like Dividing the World Up Into Categories?

I love taxonomies, categories, ways of dividing people into groups. If you’re the same way, take these quizzes to find out what categories describe you: 1. Are you an under-buyer or an over-buyer? I’m an under-buyer. 2. Are you an abstainer or a moderator? I’m an abstainer,…

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