Struggling to get in those squat sessions? Here’s even more motivation to hit the gym: Big butts are all the rage and sexy stars like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are sex symbols mostly because of their backsides.
This wasn’t always a trend, though. According to Patricia Garcia in Vogue, “In music videos, in Instagram photos, and on today’s most popular celebrities, the measure of sex appeal is inextricably linked to the prominence of a woman’s behind. For years it was exactly the opposite; a large butt was not something one aspired to, rather something one tried to tame in countless exercise classes.”
While you might be squatting for the sake of looking like “one of those rap guy’s girlfriends,” it turns out that a round bottom can be good for the heart and brain too.
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On the night of 29 September 1994, seven-year-old Nicholas Green was fatally shot during a family holiday in southern Italy. The death was a tragedy for his parents, Reg and Maggie, but their decision to donate his organs caused organ donation rates in Italy to triple in a decade – a result dubbed the “Nicholas effect”.
“The first time I sensed danger was when a dark car came up close behind us and stayed there for a few moments,” says Reg Green, who is remembering the night his son was inexplicably shot by strangers in southern Italy. “Shortly after, this car began to overtake. I relaxed, thinking there was nothing wrong after all.”
But, instead of overtaking, the car drew alongside. Reg and Maggie heard loud angry cries. They assumed that the men inside wanted them to stop.
“I thought if we did
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