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1. Allow Body Painting on Facebook

Recently there has been a spike in the popularity of body painting and body effects in society thanks to shows like Naked Vegas and FaceOff.

Yet, artists from around the world are having their art removed from Facebook due to the fact that it so called, "violates nudity restrictions" on the social media site. It is time that the restrictions be revised to allow TASTEFUL body art and effects to be displayed and promoted.

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2. Bath and Body Works to Australia

Bath and Body Works are a huge franchise of bath and body products including lotions, creams, shower gels, scrubs, candles, hand soap and hand sanitizer.

Many Australian citizens love Bath and Body Works but unfortunately they do not ship to Australia.

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3. Stop Barneys and Disney From Changing Characters Into Supermodels

Barneys New York and The Walt Disney Co. are teaming up on a holiday campaign, which transforms classic Disney characters into bony supermodels.

On November 14th, 2012, Barneys' Madison Avenue store will unleash a store display featuring Disney characters, like Minnie Mouse, as rail-thin models. Children, most of all, are greatly influenced by Disney characters.

In a study on fifth graders, 10 year old girls and boys told researchers they were dissatisfied with their own bodies after watching a music video by Britney Spears or a clip from the TV show "Friends".

Viewing these cartoon characters as emaciated models can negatively affect children and adults alike.

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4. Fighting Childhood Obesity In St. Louis, Missouri

Build A Body Kid's Fitness, Inc. (BABKF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting the childhood obesity epidemic in the USA. Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2-19 years are obese.

Since 1980, the obesity prevelance among children and adolescents has almost tripled.

There are significant racial and ethnic disparities in obesity prevalence among U.S. children and adolescents. In 2007-2008, Hispanic boys, aged 2-19 years, were significantly more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white boys, and non-Hispanic black girls were significantly more likely to be obese than non-Hispanic white girls.

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5. Young Voices Unsilenced

The young voices have been silent too long and that has taken a toll on our bodies, we need change in the media industry. No longer is "healthy" considered beautiful, instead it's who's the most muscular or thin.

The number of teens with eating disorders and suicidal thoughts or action are rapidly rising because of depression that comes from not being "perfect."

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6. Stop the implementation of body scanners in Australian airports

Everyone should care about this due to TSA agents in America starting to get cancer from these machines.

The type of radiation that comes from these machines damages your body in every way from mutating cellls to contributing to destroying your fertility.

Just think about an X-ray and what they give you when they do the scan and why they cover what they are not after.

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7. Against Compulsory UK Airport Body Scanners

The idea of having to either use the body scanner or be denied travel is against human rights.

Passengers, especially children, should have the right to have an opt-out system like some American airports do. To chose between the full body scanner, or a pat-down or a strip-search in serious cases.

This is basic human rights.

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8. Please Never Play Heidi Montag Again

At Virgin Radio we are proudly Canadian.

We believe everyone deserves a chance, innocent til proven guilty and all that!

So we're gonna play Heidi Montag's song Body Language until we get 500 names on our "Please Never Play Heidi Montag Again" online petition. Until then...enjoy!

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9. Ban body building

June 20, 2006

Body building should be banned because body builders look ugly and clothes won't fit them.

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10. Board Members for a m0nkey Moderator

As king of post, post oat bran, and post toasties, I, k0k0them0nkey have been treated unfairly. I have a dream, my poor little children, that one day, I may moderate the loc board with my monkey bretheren. Well today, this dream is now. We must fight against the humanoid oppressors. And fight we will. They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me. Then, they will have my dead body, not my obidience. We will not submit to this war.....um.....yeah, anyways, make me super jedi warlord moderator today!

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