Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Lunchtime Listings: 5 links of extra-curricular reading especially curated for you

Your lunch hour is not only for nibbling on sandwiches and the odd bit of window shopping - it's a great time to catch up on news and current events from around the world. As well as the articles posted daily on theworkwearedit, I'll be bringing to you five of the most interesting stories around the world to broaden your horizons and provide some intellectual stimulus outside of your daily workload.

Image from The Guardian.

  1. Teenager Jinan Younis recounts the abuse both she and her peers suffered at the hands of male students after she set up a feminist society in her her school. (The Guardian)
  2. Polls show that almost two-thirds of people still believe its "who you know" not "what you know" that gets people ahead in life. What do you think? (BBC News)
  3. Your bra size matters a lot less than you think- Elisabeth Dale discuss the other factors that can affect the fit of your bra. (Huffington Post)
  4. Although she's now famous as a television presenter and style icon extraordinaire, Alexa Chung started her life in the limelight as a teen model. Here she recounts the darker side of the industry and how young girls can easily be exploited. (Huffington Post)
  5. Feel like you're not getting the most out of your beauty products? Maybe the solution isn't in purchasing a newer, more expensive item but readjusting the way you use your current solution. (Style List)

What do you think of today's pick? Do these particular links interest you, or would something else be more likely to light a fire within you? Leave a comment or tweet me here with your thoughts.

 

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