Graduate school is energetically taxing — you're spending long hours in the lab, sprinting across campus, synthesizing ideas, and absorbing complex material. With routines like this, sleep often takes a backseat. But how important is sleep for graduate students, and how can it be improved?
Today, girls are hitting puberty earlier than ever. The national average age for a girl to get her first period is 12, and girls can start as early as age 8. Why so young? Some theories point the finger at fatty foods and preservatives, but research suggests a cultural shift in parenting strategies could be to blame.
A wise man once said, "I like big butts, and I cannot lie." Who would have thought? A 90's rapper, notorious for his appreciation of women's curvy lower halves, provides some of the most poignant insight into today's damaged standards of beauty, and delivers an important message: that healthy is beautiful.