Big Papi For Mayor
Red Sox Player David Ortiz received the most write-in votes in Boston’s mayoral election. 560 people voted for Ortiz.
More Men Than Women Wanna’ Hear Britney’s New Song
Are you a big Britney Spears fan? The pop singer’s latest single “Perfume” was released earlier this week, and it turns out men are searching for the new song online more often than women. Yahoo! reports that searches for the term “Britney Spears” spiked nearly two-thousand percent over a 24-hour period, and that 86-percent of those searches came from men. The new song is a ballad about suspecting a lover of cheating. Yahoo! reports that the top Britney-loving cities, based on their searches, are: Rapid City, S.D.; Marquette, Mich.; and Harrisburg, Pa. (ABC News)
Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister Advises Time Away From the Internet
I wonder if her brother knows about this? Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is advising people to take time away from the Internet. Randi, the CEO of Zuckerberg Media and first marketing director of Facebook, recommends a so-called “digital sabbath” in her new book, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives. She says, “It’s a great idea at least once a week to put the devices down, take a bit of stock in yourself and your behavior.” However, Zuckerberg says this doesn’t go against Facebook, saying, “The is really in line with Facebook’s message of sharing with the people you want to share with and doing it mindfully and consciously. Unplugging and connecting to people in the real world . . . just strengthens the relationships you have with them online as well.”
Lululemon Founder: Size of Women’s Thighs Causes Yoga Pants Pilling
The founder of Lululemon has raised women’s ire with his comments on Bloomberg TV Tuesday (November 5th) that blamed his high-priced yoga pants’ pilling problem on the size of women’s thighs. Appearing on the show Street Smart, Chip Wilson said, “Frankly, some women’s bodies just actually don’t work for it. They don’t work for some women’s bodies. It’s really about the rubbing through the thighs, how much pressure is there over a period of time, how much they use it.” Wilson’s wife, Shannon, seeming to realize her husband’s misstep, tried to jump in, saying, “What the use and what’s it being up against? Are you sitting on a cement ground?” When the interviewer then asked, “Interesting, not every woman can wear a Lululemon yoga pant?”, Chip seemed to back away from his previous statement, saying, “No, I think they can. I just think it’s how you use it.” Angry women have been lashing out on Lululemon’s Facebook page and on Twitter, with some calling for a boycott of the brand. Lululemon already had PR problems earlier this year, after reports that it’s yoga pants, which cost close to $100, were see-through as women bent over doing their yoga poses.