Articles written by: Amanda Hill


2012 Super Bowl Commercials: Ending the World With Social Media

With a ridiculously star-studded halftime show, Victoria’s Secret Angels and grandma-propelled babies, Super Bowl XLVI was a social media frenzy. Not only did the broadcast break viewership records with 111.3 million people tuning in, but it also garnered 12.2 million social media comments from 5.4 million viewers — the most […]


The 30 Seconds Worth $3.5 Million

This Sunday, you can expect upwards of 173 million Americans to be glued to a television, watching the battle unfold between the Patriots and the Giants. But of those 173 million viewers, only 47.3 percent are tuning in for the game. The Super Bowl is a rare social phenomenon; beside […]

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Cheers to the New Year!

With the start of 2012 comes all of our new year’s resolutions … work out more, quit smoking, spend more time with family and friends, find a job. This list also includes a few food-related goals: become a vegetarian, stop buying pints of Ben & Jerry’s, consume more locally grown […]


The Top 10 Misconceptions About Sex

What we think and what’s true, based on information from UCSB professor John Baldwin, sexuality specialist, and, the website created by Baldwin and his wife as a comprehensive source of sex education. 1. Penis size matters Interestingly, if given the choice, most women would actually pick a smaller penis. […]

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A Glass A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Red wine has been fabled as the heart-healthy and weight-reducing drink. We’ve all heard the old adage, but is it true? To an extent, research does support the rhyme. Studies have shown that wine boosts your body’s defenses, guards against some cancers, boosts estrogen levels and preserves memory (obviously beneficial […]