Yes, There’s A More Eco-Friendly Way To Brush Your Teeth — And It All Starts With These Toothbrushes

We only recommend products we love and that we think you will, too. We may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was written by our Commerce team. Bamboo toothbrushes are quickly becoming a staple in many households, not only because they’re naturally antimicrobial, but also because of their eco-friendliness and biodegradability. While a plastic […]

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Now more than ever, a tale of 2 Hamptons

As the coronavirus hit New York City in March, wealthy city-dwellers fled to the Hamptons. Luxury businesses followed them out to the East End — as did a wave of social backlash. Pitchforks-wielding protesters have descended on billionaires' Hamptons mansions, demanding a wealth tax. The pandemic is magnifying the inequality that has always existed in the Hamptons.  Visit Business Insider's […]

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Depop is adding fizz to flat times for enterprising teens

It's been billed as Instagram meets eBay, and with opportunities for teenage fun largely gone in lockdown, the "social shopping " platform Depop is taking off among enterprising Australian kids. Like Instagram, the app provides users with a feed of images (of second-hand clothes) other young users have posted, and the chance to follow influencers in whatever vintage niche floats […]

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Push for coaches to help relieve mental health crisis

Beyond Blue is pushing for a system of mental health coaches to be rolled out nationally to address the nation's unprecedented social crisis under the COVID-19 pandemic. As the nation's mental health services experience unprecedented call volumes from locked-down Victorians, "low intensity" mental health support is being proposed to help up to 450,000 people identified by the Productivity Commission as […]

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4 deaths linked to methanol-based hand sanitizers in two states

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states. Health officials reported this week that 15 adults were poisoned in Arizona and New Mexico in May and June after drinking hand sanitizer. Besides the four who died, three had ongoing vision problems, the Centers […]

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Home cinemas and hot tubs: Park resorts entice buyers with posh lodges

‘Luxury lodges are the new second-home alternative’: The top-of-the-range park homes that come with wet rooms, walk-in wardrobes and designer kitchens You can imagine something called Vogue Classique and Dreamcatcher cutting through the waves on the high seas but not, perhaps, standing on a park resort. Yet holiday-home manufacturers are giving their high-end lodges exotic names and packing them with […]

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Amber Guyger asks to be acquitted murder charge in death of Botham Jean

Former police officer Amber Guyger, who was found guilty of murdering her neighbor Botham Jean when she entered his apartment in 2018, has filed an appeal for her conviction. Guyger has requested to be either acquitted of murder or acquitted and charged with the lesser crime of criminally negligent homicide, claiming she believed Jean was an intruder in her own […]

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