caption Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. source Facebook Billionaires may splurge on multi-million-dollar estates and luxury cars, but that doesn’t mean they’re digging deep in their wallets for the best and most expensive foods. Some tech billionaires are well known for their outrageous and unhealthy eating habits. These are some of the richest in the tech world who have spoken publicly about their diets. Just because billionaires have the money to pay for pricey personal chefs or high-end healthy foods doesn’t mean they’re adhering to diets that are good for them. Some of the richest people in tech have some pretty terrible – or bizarre – eating habits. While some experiment with the latest health fads, like the Paleo diet and veganism, there are other tech billionaires who enjoy eating chocolate for breakfast or skip eating altogether for days. So even though there are some wealthy techies whose diets … [Read more...] about Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s been ‘playing with fasting’ and only eats one meal per day. Here are the diets of other notable tech billionaires.
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The project was created with agency M&C Saatchi and MTArt as part of Visual Diet, which examines how images can affect mental health. Each series shows the original, unretouched faces, right next to the polished and often dramatically changed versions.The phenomenon has been dubbed as Snapchat dysmorphia, described by experts as a type of virtual body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Apps like Facetune, SelfieCity, RetouchMe and others can be used to do anything from mild retouching to complete digital cosmetic surgery. To avoid any bias, Rankin found teenagers that weren't actually using the apps, then taught them how."What you can do on these apps is way beyond what even a great photoshop operator can do," he told Bored Panda. "They're addictive, very impressive and you can have a lot of fun warping, changing and reimagining your appearance. But it's when people are making an alternative or 'better' social media identity that this becomes a mental health problem."For my latest series, … [Read more...] about ‘Selfie harm’ and the damage done by social media
Tech & Science Many of us have started the year determined to be more organised: no more drawers full of plastic containers with missing lids, or lone socks. The decluttering craze is led by Japanese tidying aficionado Marie Kondo, author of a New York Times bestseller and Netflix show Tidying Up. Read more: Who is Marie Kondo? The origins of the KonMari Method Charity groups such as St Vincent de Paul are reporting a 38% increase in donations, year on year, as we get rid of the clothes, books and household items that don’t “spark joy” or have a place in our future. And there is good reason to get on board, whether it’s via the KonMarie method, or just having a good clear-out. Clutter can affect our anxiety levels, sleep, and ability to focus. It can also make us less productive, triggering coping and avoidance strategies that make us more likely to snack on junk and watch TV shows (including ones about other … [Read more...] about ‘Marie Kondo Tidying Up’: This is What Clutter Does Your Brain and Body
Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Jasyjot Singh Hans for NPR Jasyjot Singh Hans for NPR Yassiry Gonzalez goes to bed early. But often she wakes up around 1 or 2 in the morning. And from then on, sometimes all the way through dawn, the New York City high school student is on her phone — on FaceTime with close friends, or looking through Instagram. "Sometimes, I'm so tired that I'll just fall asleep in school." She estimates the all-nighters happen once or twice a week. And on the weekends? "There's no sleep. No sleep." Looking back, 2018 may be the year that a critical mass of people started wondering: Am I spending too much time on my phone? The World Health Organization officially designated "Internet Gaming Disorder," as a diagnosis similar to gambling addiction. And after Apple shareholders asked the company to address compulsive use of the iPhone, CEO Tim Cook announced new tools to track your use. Cook told NPR's Steve Inskeep in … [Read more...] about Teen Girls And Their Moms Get Candid About Phones And Social Media
Model Bella Hadid is once again the target of online criticism because of her physical appearance. Love Magazine posted a Youtube video of Hadid posing in two black bathing suits as part of its 50-video “moving image issue.” In one gem-studded bathing suit, her pointy hip bones are clearly visible as she describes her experience accepting her own appearance. View this post on Instagram ‘When I felt most beautiful was in the past two years, when my health was at its best… I just felt very comfortable in my own being, instead of looking for the person I should be through others.’ @bellahadid reflects on the universal battle between the burden of expectation and the joy of self-acceptance. Watch the full series exclusively at youtube.com/thelovemagazine @youtube. Film by @callthis_number @steve__mackey @douglashartfilm Creative Director and Fashion Editor @kegrand Hair @sydhayeshair Make up @patmcgrathreal Casting @bitton @twodadstwokids … [Read more...] about Bella Hadid Body Shamed for Appearance in New Video