If you're looking for ways to avoid sunburns on this very hot not-quite holiday weekend, Reuters photographer Aly Song snapped some shots of a fairly radical method employed by some beach-goers in Qingdao, China Friday: Nylon face masks.
Using a training video that shows God sending a doctor to hell for warning about SPF and preaching about the toxicity of chemical sunscreen are part of a growing effort by the tanning salon industry to change public opinion about tanning for the better.
After a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite tweets that made no sense
For ever and ever, women have been unfairly judged for something they can change only slightly at the margins -- their physical appearance -- while men have been free to be heinous, and it's been a change for the better that mocking women for their looks like has become less acceptable.
Hundreds of news outlets are picking up the story of Patricia Krentcil, a New Jersey woman who allegedly brought her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, but some outlets aren't acknowledging the obvious reason they're elevating a local news report: the woman is painfully, cringe-inducingly tan.
A new congressional report out today found that tanning salons will say anything to get customers into their beds, but in order to get this valuable information congressional investigators even went so far as to pretending they were pale teenage girls.
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