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Remembering Stan Freberg, the ‘father of the funny commercial’

Remembering Stan Freberg, the ‘father of the funny commercial’

Stan Freberg is honored at American Cinematheque Hosts The Genius Of Stan Freberg: 70 Years Of Creative Entertainment at the Egyptian Theatre on November 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.; Credit: Michael Kovac Chances are good that if you watch commercials or listen to radio shows today, you’ll hear Stan Freberg’s influence. The advertising legend, comedian, […]

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Indonesian muslims perform Eid Al-Adha prayer at Parangkusumo beach on October 15, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Eid Al-Adha, known as the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’, is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar. ; Credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Christianity has been the world’s largest religion since 2010, with Islam coming in second. […]

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Indonesian muslims perform Eid Al-Adha prayer at Parangkusumo beach on October 15, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Eid Al-Adha, known as the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’, is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar. ; Credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Christianity has been the world’s largest religion since 2010, with Islam coming in second. […]

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Indonesian muslims perform Eid Al-Adha prayer at Parangkusumo beach on October 15, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Eid Al-Adha, known as the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’, is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar. ; Credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Christianity has been the world’s largest religion since 2010, with Islam coming in second. […]

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Pew projects Islam to dominate world religion by 2070

Indonesian muslims perform Eid Al-Adha prayer at Parangkusumo beach on October 15, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Eid Al-Adha, known as the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’, is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar. ; Credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Christianity has been the world’s largest religion since 2010, with Islam coming in second. […]

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

Body Image; Credit: Charlotte Astrid via Flickr The French National Assembly passed two measures Friday that effectively ban ultra-thin models. France is just the latest country to regulate the industry; Israel, Spain and Italy each have bans of their own. French models and agencies now have to adhere to strict body mass index (BMI) guidelines. […]

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

Body Image; Credit: Charlotte Astrid via Flickr The French National Assembly passed two measures Friday that effectively ban ultra-thin models. France is just the latest country to regulate the industry; Israel, Spain and Italy each have bans of their own. French models and agencies now have to adhere to strict body mass index (BMI) guidelines. […]

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

Body Image; Credit: Charlotte Astrid via Flickr The French National Assembly passed two measures Friday that effectively ban ultra-thin models. France is just the latest country to regulate the industry; Israel, Spain and Italy each have bans of their own. French models and agencies now have to adhere to strict body mass index (BMI) guidelines. […]

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

Body Image; Credit: Charlotte Astrid via Flickr The French National Assembly passed two measures Friday that effectively ban ultra-thin models. France is just the latest country to regulate the industry; Israel, Spain and Italy each have bans of their own. French models and agencies now have to adhere to strict body mass index (BMI) guidelines. […]

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

France bans ultra-thin models; could it happen here?

Body Image; Credit: Charlotte Astrid via Flickr The French National Assembly passed two measures Friday that effectively ban ultra-thin models. France is just the latest country to regulate the industry; Israel, Spain and Italy each have bans of their own. French models and agencies now have to adhere to strict body mass index (BMI) guidelines. […]