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Ridiculous Study Claims Plus-Size Models Are Normalizing Obesity — Do U Agree??

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There are a lot of people we can blame the world's problems on. Ashley Graham is not one of them.

Yet the model — along with other plus-size models — are being accused of "normalizing" obesity and causing people to underestimate their own weight as a result of promoting body positivity in the fashion industry.

Sociologists from the University of East Anglia found that only almost a third (33%) of women in England think they are at a healthy weight when they are not, compared to under a quarter (25%) who underestimated their weight two decades ago.

Related: Ashley Shares Beauty Tips Before The Met Gala!

The study of more than 23,000 people also found that half of overweight British men recognize they are overweight or obese, while the other half falsely believe they are at a healthy weight.

So, who's to blame for all this? According to study author Dr. Raya Muttarak, the "body positive movement" — including stores for "curvy" women and the surge in popularity of plus-size models — might be behind people's denial about their body size. She explained:

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Doctors Perform Ear Transplant On Solider After Growing The Ear In Her Forearm!

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After losing her left ear in a 2016 car crash, Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage knew she wanted a "real" replacement ear and not some prosthetic knockoff.

So what did she do? Grow the ear herself… with a little help from Army doctors!

According to an Army statement, doctors were able to grow an ear under the soldier's forearm and successfully transplant it onto her head. Science!

Related: Ken Jeong Stops Standup Set To Save Woman Suffering Seizure!

To perform the total ear reconstruction procedure, which had never been done before in the Army, doctors first had to harvest cartilage from the soldier's ribs and carve it into a new ear.

The ear was then placed under the skin of her forearm, where it was allowed to grow. Plastic surgeons

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Super Bowl 2018: Jurassic World's Fallen Kingdom Trailer Is Terrifying — And We Can't Look Away!

| Filed under: Music MinuteFilm FlickersZportzFootballScience!Super BowlScary!AmazingChris PrattBryce Dallas Howard

Well, well, what do we have here?!

Just a BRAND NEW trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom that debuted during the Super Bowl tonight!!!

While the football was being played on the field, it was all dinosaurs that, honestly, were a little bit terrifying for us and Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard!!!

Ch-ch-check it out (above)!!!

What'd U think, Perezcious readers?!

Share your opinions on the trailer with us in the comments (below)!!!

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Scientists Are Creating An Edible Banana Peel! That's BANANAS!!!

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Say goodbye to wasting the banana peel!!

Scientists in Japan are busy at work making an edible banana peel — which means you no longer have to toss out the peel when you get done eating your favorite fruit!!

And we're not really sure how to feel about this! LOLz!!

Related: This Cat Probably Won't Be Eating One!

Japanese agricultural research company D&T Farm has been hard at work on what they call the Mongee banana, growing them in a very precise low-temperature setting so as to produce a very thin, edible peel.

Their method for growing the new Mongee bananas

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Justin Timberlake REALLY Channeled His Inner Robot In His New Filthy Music Video!

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What can we say, the man does his own stunts!!!

We've been reveling in how cool Justin Timberlake's new music video is for Filthy, his new single, but as it turns out, the robot who featured prominently in the video itself was… well, it was Timberlake!!

Related: Justin Looks Like He's Going On Tour After Super Bowl Performance!

The superstar singer posted a behind-the-scenes video to his Instagram page on Saturday showing a little bit of insight into how they made the music video in general — and that robot, specifically.

Ch-ch-check it out (below)!!!

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Can't Get Enough Black Mirror?? Here Are 7 More MUST WATCH Movies For Fans Of Smart Sci-Fi!

| Filed under: TV NewsFilm FlickersScarlett JohanssonUma ThurmanJoaquin PhoenixAmy AdamsJon HammScience!Ethan HawkeAlicia Vikander

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Happy National Science Fiction Day!

To celebrate the occasion, we highly recommend watching the new season of Black Mirror – the Netflix anthology that does some of the most thought-provoking sci-fi in years by examining our changing relationship with technology.

Unless of course, you already finished it??

If so, we recommend giving these seven cinematic futures a try…

CLICK HERE to view "7 Must-Watch Movies For Black Mirror Fans!"

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CLICK HERE to view "7 Must-Watch Movies For Black Mirror Fans!"

CLICK HERE to view "7 Must-Watch Movies For Black Mirror Fans!"

CLICK HERE to view "7 Must-Watch Movies For Black Mirror Fans!"

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