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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for MTV)

‘Twerk’ and ‘Selfie’ Among New Oxford Dictionary Words

The Oxford Dictionary adds new words to its online database once per quarter, and the most recent crop brings just one term to mind. Seriously? Or should we say Srsly?

08/28/2013

A trend dubbed "mirror fasting" was started online but encourages women to avoid looking at their own image on any type of reflective surface. (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/GettyImages)

Trend: ‘Mirror Fasting’ Helps Women Break Image Obsession

Dubbed ‘mirror fasting,’ the trend recommends that people abstain from staring at their reflection. This includes looking at one’s own image in computer screens, shop windows, and anywhere else a reflection could be glimpsed throughout the day.

08/20/2012

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