LIFESTYLE

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October 13 — No Bra Day

The month of October is marked as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). It covers an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast […]

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Trinidad And Tobago’s Bacchanal Not On For 2021

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, has declared carnival a ‘no go’ for 2021. Dr. Rowley, who was speaking at the Spotlight on the Economy forum, said that unless there is a dramatic change by Christmas, the carnival is ‘not on’. “I see no future for Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago in the months ahead…unless there’s […]

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The Obama’s 2019 Summer Playlist Is Out

Former President Obama has unveiled his and former first lady Michelle Obama’s 2019 summer playlist on Twitter and Instagram. “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy,” Mr. Obama posted on the social media outlets. The playlist featured 44 songs which some pundits have […]

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The “Squad” — AOC, Omar, Pressley, And Tlaib

Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley dubbed the “squad” are four U.S. female citizens who were elected to the House of Representatives in last November’s mid-term elections. The four women are described as progressive but have gained the reputation of attacking the Trump administration fearlessly time and again. They have even clashed in recent weeks with their […]

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Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba — Africa’s Rising Star

“We live in a country where our young ladies who have recently attained the age of puberty cannot afford sanitary pads, but our men and women in public offices have iPads which they do not even know how to use.”  ― PLO Lumumba Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba a.ka. PLO, the 57-year-old Kenyan lawyer, professor, and fire-brand speaker is not only commanding […]

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A Jamaica Goat Farmer’s Joke

Renown public relations consultant and writer, Lance Neita, in a piece for the Jamaica Observer, shared the following joke which is bound to have you rolling on the floor laughing: A goat farmer named Maas Tom had an accident on Old Harbor Road with a truck. In court, the trucking company’s lawyer questioned Maas Tom, “Didn’t you say, at the […]

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4 Ways To Make A House Feel Like Home

Savvy real estate agents know they can make more money off of a property sale if they call it a ‘home’ instead of a ‘house.’ A house is simply a building until it is filled with all the things that make it a home. If you’ve just moved into a house and can hear your voice echoing in the empty […]

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4 Inventions That Changed The Face Of The Planet

The axle Many people think the wheel was one of the most important inventions in the world, but the wheel itself is an easy concept. Anyone can see that a round object is needed to ease loads, but that’s not the tricky part. The tricky part is keeping a flat, stable surface balanced on it without that surface moving. This […]

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6 Bad Habits That Are Actually Good For You — #3 Is Super Gross

Skipping Showers No one likes that funky smell that comes around if you put off showering for too long, but as long as you aren’t working up a heavy sweat, daily showers aren’t necessary for proper hygiene. In fact, skipping showers can do a world of good for your skin, by letting your natural oils do their work. Allowing your […]