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I attended an all-girls school from kindergarten through my high school graduation. Two of the things that growing up in such a tight-knit environment taught me are: 1. The importance of women helping other women, and 2. the necessity and nourishing benefits of a strong community. I’ve made it no secret that the adjustment of…

Desert survivor drinks pasta sauce, windscreen wiper water and urine in six-day ordeal
Desert survivor drinks pasta sauce, windscreen wiper water and urine in six-day ordeal

Updated November 21, 2018 07:47:47 A woman has revealed how she survived six days in Australia’s remote Outback by drinking pasta sauce, windscreen wiper water and her own urine.Mount Gambier woman Brooke Phillips was travelling to a community near the Western Australian, Northern Territory and South Australian borders last month when she took a wrong…

Nearly Half of Americans Rack Up Holiday Credit Card Debt. Here’s How to Avoid That Fate.
Nearly Half of Americans Rack Up Holiday Credit Card Debt. Here’s How to Avoid That Fate.

How to control spending on holiday travel, entertaining, and gift shopping. The holidays are a time to celebrate, reconnect with loved ones — and, apparently, overspend. An estimated 48% of Americans go into credit card debt during or immediately after the holidays to cover the expenses associated with them, according to a new study from…

Jesse Jane on public intoxication bust: I was drugged
Jesse Jane on public intoxication bust: I was drugged

November 30, 2018 | 12:42pm | Updated November 30, 2018 | 1:04pm Porn star Jesse Jane claims she was drugged before her public intoxication arrest earlier this month, insisting she only had two drinks before becoming “extremely incoherent,” she told The Post. Jane — whose real name is Cindy Taylor — was arrested on Nov.…

A table and two chairs can save tax for cake shops
A table and two chairs can save tax for cake shops

MUMBAI: What could possibly be the difference between a cake shop with two tables and four chairs and another without the furniture? Well, according to the revenue department the answer would be tax arbitrage of up to 13%. So, don’t be surprised to see your corner mithaiwala, halwai or cake outlet owner suddenly rebranding his…

Toronto Food Events: High Park Zoo Beer, Caribbean Christmas Market, Breakfast with Santa
Toronto Food Events: High Park Zoo Beer, Caribbean Christmas Market, Breakfast with Santa

Lisa Power Posted an hour ago Toronto Food Events: High Park Zoo Beer, Caribbean Christmas Market, Breakfast with Santa Lisa Power Posted an hour ago Event Newsletter Get our weekly event picks delivered straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe anytime or contact us for details. Food events in Toronto this week offer the promise…

Getting Funky: Pairing Cheese, Sips, and Music
Getting Funky: Pairing Cheese, Sips, and Music

The ingredients for a good party are pretty simple: Friends, food, drinks, and a soundtrack. The first bit is up to you, but I recently came across some fun suggestions for the other three: Our local grocer, Nugget Markets, puts out an in-store magazine every season, The Field Guide, and their fall issue went beyond suggesting…

Lindsay Lohan Trolls for Work on Facebook: All ‘Substantial’ Offers Considered
Lindsay Lohan Trolls for Work on Facebook: All ‘Substantial’ Offers Considered

Fancy a troubled former child star with a reputation for unreliability, heavy drinking, bizarre finger-related accidents, public screaming matches, and drug use to rep your brand?Then Lindsay Lohan could be just the frontwoman you need.And hiring her won’t be a problem. A rep for the Mean Girls star went trawling for deals on a Facebook…

The party season’s corkingly good low alcohol drinks that are (almost) as quaffable as the real deal
The party season’s corkingly good low alcohol drinks that are (almost) as quaffable as the real deal

The British have long been a boozy bunch — knocking back pints and goldfish bowl-sized glasses of wine with gusto. And no time sees us drink more than Christmas.But as this party season approaches, scores of us will be abstaining, and if you try to present formerly hollow-legged relatives with a glass of Champagne this…

Should there be a tax on red meat?
Should there be a tax on red meat?

Image copyright Getty Images A “meat tax” could prevent almost 6,000 deaths per year in the UK, according to researchers, but should politicians be telling people what they can and can’t eat?Scientists at the University of Oxford say governments should consider imposing price hikes on red meat – such as beef, lamb and pork -…