Models forced to lose weight: " They asked me to mark my ribs "

Bridget Malcolm is a well-known model who has filed for the firm Victoria’s Secret and since last August decided to “make peace with your body.” In her blog, the Australian, of 26 years, tells the hard process in which she has been immersed since she has suffered an eating disorder…

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To get rich you do not need to have talent but luck

A computer model that simulates the distribution of talent and wealth in the world shows that the richest are not the most talented or vice versa. The key element is luck. This model can be used to maximize the profitability of public investment in science, among other things. What factors…

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Carrefour, the failure of a model

The Carrefour distribution group has announced a major global restructuring that will affect several thousand workers in the group. The measures include the closing of 273 Dia stores in Spain (which will be put on sale or closed) and which will cause job losses. In effect, supermarkets that do not…

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Chile’s pension system, model of privatization for many, crumbles

Luis Montero, 69, a protester whose monthly pension is approximately 150 dollars (about 100,400 Chilean pesos), participated in the march. Like many, Montero has worked mainly in informal jobs without a contract, with income too low to save for retirement. He still does maintenance work in a school so that…

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