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Watch: Woman Loses 88 Pounds (In GIFs!)

Plus kiddie pole dancing, the rise of nail polish, and more of the top stories of the day

• Watch this woman lose 88 pounds in one friggin' second. Redditor Dignityblows documented her amazing weight loss in GIF form. [Buzzfeed]



• Say what? The latest kiddie health craze appears to be pole dancing. Yes, pole dancing. The classes are being marketed in Britain as "pole fitness" classes, and so far, several hundred girls have signed up for the sessions. But child psychologists are, predictably, concerned. "When I hear about mums taking their daughters to classes like this, it angers and astonishes me," said child psychologist Emma Kenny, who's worried about the oversexualization of young girls trying out the provocative pole-dancing moves. Proponents of the classes say they're just another way to stay healthy and fit. What do you think? [Daily Mail]

• Nail polish is now selling as quickly as lipstick -- for the first time ever, and may actually outsell lipstick this year. The market's worth around $356 million and the value's continuing to rise. [Daily Mail]

• When Catching Fire the second movie in the Hunger Games trilogy comes out this fall, there'll be a fashion-y way to take part. This week, Net-a-Porter announced that they'll be debuting a clothing collection inspired by the film and created by the series costume designer. The 16-piece Capitol Couture by Trish Summerville will be available in tandem with Catching Fire's November release. The collection will also include jewelry and leather goods, so start saving your dollars now. [Glamour]

• I want: Marchesa collaborated with Revlon to create six totally blingin' new 3D nail applique designs. But bad news: They're only available at Boots pharmacies in the UK at the moment. Please bring 'em over here, k? [Vogue UK]

• Text claw: It sounds like something you'd use to pull out prizes from a grabby machine at an arcade. But it's an actual medical condition, caused by too much texting on your smart phone, and categorized by stiffness and pain in your fingers and hand joints. But! Thankfully, there are ways to treat it (without sacrificing precious texting capabilities. [Huffington Post]

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