France makes throwing away edible food illegal for grocery stores.

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Millions of tons of perfectly edible food are put in our landfills every year.   More than a third of the food produced in the world goes uneaten. France is trying to change that, according to Le Monde, and passed a sweeping bill through the National Assembly last Thursday that would require food retailers to …

Should you teach your children classics or computing?

Should your children study classics or computing?

Undertaking a graduate degree is no mean feat. Not only are you signing up for huge amounts of student debt, you are also dedicating the next three or four years of your life to studying in a particular field. What should your child study, classics or computing?   Unless you want to throw away a …

How to deal when you hate how you look in pictures.

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Unless you’re Blake Lively, who is seemingly incapable of taking a bad photo, you’ve likely looked at pictures of yourself in the past and thought, Yikes. Whether it’s the face you’re making, your choice of outfit, or the ever-feared appearance of a double chin, there can be a number of reasons you don’t love how …

Sikh good samaritan who removed turban to help injured child gets surprise reward.

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A Sikh man in New Zealand who removed his turban to aid a boy struck by a car received worldwide praise — and then an unexpected bonus. The Good Samaritan, Harman Singh, said he “wasn’t thinking about the turban” when he saw that a child was bleeding on the ground following an accident outside his …

5 myths busted: Coupons save you money.

5 myths busted: Coupons save you money.

Did you ever find a great buy on something of fairly substantial value – a new computer maybe – then run an online search for a digital coupon or promo code and quickly find a way to get another 15% or more off the price? The fact that coupons save you money is not a …

Honoring the greatest generation on Memorial Day.

Memorial Day

Mention Memorial Day to most people and visions of the first unofficial day of summer will appear.  It’s the date most associated with the opening of public pools and the beginning of seashore activities.  It also conjures up visions of outdoor barbeques, poolside cocktails, wave jumping at the beach and family vacations far and wide. …

Fast and Furious kills: The dangerous influence of street racing films.

Fast and Furious kills.

Fast and Furious kills: The dangerous influence of street racing films.   During the last twenty years, a certain film series has built up an extraordinary following. The Fast and The Furious franchise consists of seven films, two short films and several best-selling video games. It has propelled actors to super stardom, paved the way …