Sunday links, 3/16/14

pie crust nutella and peanut butter hamantaschen

One of my friends made delicious hamantaschen with pie crust instead of cookie dough for my Pi Day party on Friday!

Fa(t)shion
How to overhaul your look in 4 easy steps.
-A bunch of Fatshionista members talk about their experiences with Gwynnie Bee, the plus size clothing rental company (which I will be reviewing soon, I promise! I did a monthlong trial back in November and haven’t gotten around to writing about it yet…)
-I love everything about this colorful goth bridal shoot. Dark tulle gown and dark makeup + vintage-y pastel flowers = YES.
-Olivia and her friends look adorable in the new Cut for Evans collection.
-Cat reflects on Fatshion February.
-Total fashion inspiration: every single outfit in this post of pictures from a makeup expo.
Tokyo’s street fashion is ridiculous and amazing.

Fat Acceptance
-“Tall people are afflicted with tallness in exactly the same way fat people are afflicted with fatness.”
-Ragen answers a few common questions about HAES.
-Liss writes about two studies about anti-fat bias that don’t think they’re about anti-fat bias.
Someone stole a picture of Rachele in a bikini to sell a diet program.

Climate and Sustainability
-Everything Rebecca Solnit writes is brilliant, and this piece is no exception. If you read one thing this week, make it this: By the way, your home is on fire: the climate of change and the dangers of stasis.
100% renewable energy is feasible and affordable, according to Stanford proposal.
-A really cool new idea for renewable energy: catching waves with a seafloor carpet.
Offshore wind farms could tame hurricanes before they reach land.
Strawberry trees offer free solar charging for gadgets.
Fertilizing crops with pee sounds gross, but also really useful.

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Holiday highlights

This year there seemed to be fewer holiday parties than usual, but still, much merriment was had.

My friend Red topped her Christmas tree with a Star of David, since most of her roommates are Jewish. 🙂

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