Turns out fall’s favorite fruit (well, technically, a pumpkin is a berry, part of the Cucurbitaceous family) is actually kind of a super food.
Xernay Aniwar, from Western Massachusetts, is the former Health and Wellness editor of The Edge. She is a Strategic Communications major with a minor in Psychology. When she's not researching her next article, she can be found curled up with her cat, binge-watching Netflix.
Last week we showed you a very bloody Donald Trump, and this week we're continuing the conversation with more menstrual-talk. First, let's talk about Lammily dolls: they're basically Barbie dolls, only with normal, realistic, human proportions and features. Their newest feature: having their period. Yup, you read that right.
According to a statistic we found in Time Magazine, "nearly one in five unsolved alleged sexual assaults from 2002 to 2007 involved untested forensic evidence." Wait, what? Ok. Let's break this down.
Australia is looking to introduce a new feral cat plan. Why? Turns out Australian felines aren’t minding their manners as much as they should, and have been helping themselves to one too many endangered birds. Oops. Gregory Andrews, Australia’s first threatened species commissioner, is plotting to create a law that would make all domesticated cats exclusively indoor cats.
In a pinch for dinner between studying? Impress yourself by throwing down a cheese plate next to your laptop. Cheese may not sound like the healthiest thing for a health & wellness writer to be writing about, but as long as you're not eating the entire block of it, using it in Velveeta form, or slathering handfuls of the stuff on everything you eat, its totally fine.
FOR DRY LIPS What you’ll need: One part white or brown sugar (grab packets from anywhere there’s coffee!) One part petroleum jelly (aka Vaseline) What to do: Mix ingredients in the palm of your hand and use a finger to gently rub the mixture into your lips for about 30 seconds. Rinse and repeat as necessary. Finish with a later of petroleum jelly.
Are you intimidated by the idea of picking up heavy objects then putting them back down? Enter Climaxed Fitness; a start-up company formed by Elon juniors Corey Mitchell, Tracey Coppedge, John Silas and Zach Dupree. Their mission statement is to “offer comprehensive and individualized training programs for anyone looking to get fit”, but this foursome of fine young men are much more than just guys looking to Instagram pictures of their biceps. This afternoon, I had the honor of sitting down with Corey Mitchell and Tracey Coppedge to discuss their business plan.