Lifestyle

Snow, ice wasted lots of food

There’s one impact of the nine school snow days this winter that you may not have thought of: wasted food. Portland Public Schools had to throw out or donate $42,249 worth of school lunches and breakfasts as a result of the unusually frequent and intense snow and ice storms this year. The loss to the school district is permanent. The ...

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Is This Kate Upton’s Wedding Day Makeup Look? Get Her Go-To Beauty Products

Getting Kate Upton‘s body may take some work, but her beauty look? That’s now a whole lot more attainable. The Sports Illustrated cover model was the talk of the night at the magazine’s Swimsuit Premiere party. Her dramatic smoky-eye-and-neutral-lip combo perfectly accentuated her simple LBD. The mastermind behind this sultry beauty look? Celeb makeup artist Tracy Murphy, who claims with the right tricks and ...

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What Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips Should Get Each Other This Valentine’s Day

They always have your back, and you love them for it. Nothing is better than good friends. Just ask Oprah Winfrey about Gayle King, Michelle Williams about Busy Phillips or Tina Fey about Amy Poehler. They cheer for you when you win, they hold you up when you’re down, they even let you vent for hours at a time. Friends ...

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After bunfight over opening of fast food outlet near the Vatican, McDonald’s to dole out cheeseburgers to homeless people

less than a month after upsetting cardinals and cultural heritage guardians by opening a fast food outlet near St Peter’s Square, McDonald’s is to hand out thousands of burgers to homeless people who live around the Vatican. The charitable act was seen in Rome as a way to win back public opinion and atone for the resentment caused by the ...

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I Tried CoolSculpting, Khloe Kardashian’s Fat-Freezing Secret to a Killer Body

A way to freeze your fat and never have it return? It sounds too good to be true…but is it? Well, I tested it out and, spoiler alert, it’s uh-mazing. CoolSculpting is literally thehottest coolest trend in Hollywood right now. Celebrities including Molly Sims, Kris Jenner and Gretchen Rossi have all been outspoken about their support for the process. Khloe Kardashian has even credited part ...

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DIY Your Own Korean Beauty-Inspired Gel Sheet Mask

I’m a face mask fiend, especially when it comes to the slightly terrifying-looking, always-effective sheet mask category. I love that there is no scrubbing or washing involved! And sure, I might look like Jason from Friday the 13th for a good 10 minutes, but the glow my skin retains afterwards makes me feel confident enough go nude — on my ...

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Asthma pill ‘promising’ for people with severe symptoms

An experimental pill could help adults with severe asthma, an early study in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal suggests. In the small trial, patients who were given the drug, known as Fevipiprant, had less inflammation in their airways. And some patients with uncontrolled asthma felt their symptoms improved. Charity Asthma UK said the research showed “massive promise and should be ...

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Rise in prostate cancer raises alarm

A dramatic rise in the number of men being diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer in the US has raised alarm among Australian doctors. Surgeons from the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand fear there could be a similar increase in Australia due to a decline in testing for protein marker PSA. A new study shows the number of men ...

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Private health insurance: For the rich, paranoid and sick?

JUNE is here and with it another fun period of deliberately procrastinating finding out if you should buy health insurance. Who wants to spend Saturday — even a cold Saturday — making a spreadsheet of costs and benefits? There’s always Medicare, which you’re already paying for anyway. Why the heck would you fuss with the administration of buying insurance? Not ...

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Eggs conjure all kinds of culinary magic

f you have an egg you have a meal. Eggs allow us to conjure all kinds of culinary magic. Eggs make a meal of something that otherwise might seem too slim or too simple. Whether it’s dipping a buttered soldier into a runny yolk or crowning a simple plate of roasted ratatouille or humble lentils with a crisp edged, cheery ...

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