Provocative parenting: This TIME magazine cover featuring L.A. mom Jamie Lynne Grumet breast-feeding her almost 4-year-old son has been the talk of the Internets. TIME says they ran the provocative cover photo and a story on attachment parenting to mark the 20th anniversary of the Dr. Bill Sears book on the subject, but some critics think they’re just desperate.
Busy day on the Book: Yesterday Zuckerberg announced plans for a Facebook app store, but he won’t let just any old app in. The criteria is pretty tough and developers will need to create high-quality and beautiful products if they want Zuck’s stamp of approval… tell me why this isn’t the norm for all app stores?
Acid attacks: Pakistani women are fighting back against the men who suppress them using their own torture tactics — acid attacks. It is thought the rise in attacks on men have emerged due to the recent suicide of a Pakistani woman who was horrifically scarred in an acid attack by her husband more than a decade ago. Here’s one story of a woman attacking her husband as he opens the door to their home, watch the video.
Reaction time: Obama made a big splash when he announced his support for gay marriage. Here are a few worth reading —