Splendid Sundays Volume 179

Sunday, April 26, 2015

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

Women won more individual Pulitzer Prizes in journalism this year than in the last five.

Every high school in America is getting a free DVD of Selma. "Companion study guides will also be made available to the nation’s tens of thousands of high schools for any teachers who want to teach the movie in their classrooms." [TIME]

Facebook is cracking down on fake 'likes' in latest authenticity drive. "The social network has already removed bogus ‘likes’ from 200,000 pages since March." [RT News]

More than a stretch: yoga's health benefits may extend to the heart. "Performing a variety of yoga postures gently stretches and exercises muscles. This helps them become more sensitive to insulin, which is important for controlling blood sugar." [Harvard Health Publications]

Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:

New 2015 wedding industry statistics and insights available from Splendid Insights:

2015 Global Wedding Market Report

2015 Luxury Wedding Market Report (budgets of $96,000 or greater, not including honeymoon)

2015 Premium Wedding Market Report (budgets of $31,000 - 95,000, not including honeymoon)

2015 United Kingdom Wedding Market Report

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