Women Are Dying To Be Thin: Are The Fashion Industry And Media To Blame?

Eating disorders have a higher mortality rate than any other mental illness. As many as 20% of individuals suffering from anorexia will prematurely die from complications relating to their eating disorder, including suicide and heart problems . While there are many possible causes and triggers for these disorders, the media’s influence on body image cannot be overlooked.


The Designer’s Toolkit

Published on the Daily Infographic by  .  Originally [via] and they are a lot of fun to look at.  Surprise!

Today’s infographic takes you into the offices of 180 creative professionals to see what apps they have open. Small sample size notwithstanding, the results are educational. From word processing to storage to email– there are usually clear winners. I completely agree on Gmail, though I’ve never harbored much affection for Google Docs. What apps do you swear by and why?