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Entries by Verena von Pfetten from 03/2008

Step XIV of My Spiritual Journey: In Which I Talk Drugs

| Posted 03.05.2008 | Healthy Living

I know I'm a day late on this, but hey - my posts go up on Wednesdays. But first, before I begin, let me state for the record, for posterity, for m...

The 101-Year-Old Marathoner Who Drinks, Smokes And Fights

Posted 03.06.2008 | Healthy Living

Already Britain's oldest employee, 101-year-old Buster Martin now aims to become the world's oldest marathon runner by completing the London Marathon ...

Is Grey Hair Good For Your Sex Life?

Posted 03.06.2008 | Healthy Living

Do men think women with gray hair are sexy? One woman conducts a daring dating experiment. "I realized that there was a close-to-the-bone experiment...

Why Is Pancreatic Cancer So Deadly?

Posted 03.07.2008 | Healthy Living

As we're sure you've heard, actor Patrick Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and, according to the National Enquirer, given 5 weeks to live. ...

Rare Helen Keller Photo Found

Posted 03.07.2008 | Healthy Living

Photographs of Helen Keller, the world-renowned advocate for the deaf and the blind who suffered from both handicaps herself, are not hard to come ...

French Women: The New Sexual Predators

Posted 03.07.2008 | Healthy Living

French women are becoming increasingly assertive in their sexual habits, while one-in-five younger French men "has no interest in sex", according to o...

Daylight Saving Time: 5 Fun Facts

Posted 03.08.2008 | Healthy Living

A Friendly HuffPost Reminder: It's Daylight Saving Time! So, tonight (tomorrow?) at 2AM, it will be time to turn your clocks forward ("Spring Ahead, ...

Oh, Danny Boy!

Posted 03.10.2008 | Healthy Living

With St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, we thought we'd be extra helpful and post the lyrics to the most popular (and not-really-Irish) St. ...

Wolverine: The Latest Furry Sensation

Posted 03.10.2008 | Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) -- A research project aimed at weasels has turned up a bigger prize: a picture of a wolverine, an elusive animal scientist...

What Makes The Perfect Woman?

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

Blue-eyes, blonde hair, and, most importantly, on a salary considerably lower than her boyfriend or husband. These are key attributes that define t...

My Spiritual Journey: Thoughts On Sin

| Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

So, the Vatican updated their seven deadly sins to include some present-day trespasses that fall a little more in line with the issues facing us in th...

The Life Of A High-Priced Call Girl

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

For helpful tips on call girls and where to find them, you can also check out Prostitution: A User's Manual....

How To Put Your Vodka To Good Use

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

The Living Editors are no stranger to vodka and all of it's glorious attributes, but it turns out that according to Miss Charming's Vodka Page, there ...

The Black Mamba: World's Fastest and Deadliest Snake

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

Snakes are probably our least favorite animal. While we know a lot of them get a bum rap, it's snakes like the Black Mamba that ruin it for the rest o...

Why Do Men Cheat?

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

Since time immemorial, men have cheated. They cheat on beautiful women, they cheat on smart women, they just plain, old cheat. And yes, women cheat t...

What Does Your Poo Say About You?

Posted 03.12.2008 | Healthy Living

According to this Salon article, poo is sweeping the nation! Well, at least a book about it is. What's Your Poo Telling You?, by Josh Richman and Anis...

Pi Day: Time To Party!

Posted 03.14.2008 | Healthy Living

Calling all math nerds! (It's OK -- haven't you heard? Geeks are the new chic!) Today, March 14, is Pi Day. Get it? 3/14? 3.14? Pi? C'mon, 8th Grade...

Is Happiness Genetic?

Posted 03.17.2008 | Healthy Living

Though most of us spend a lifetime pursuing happiness, new research is showing that that goal may be largely out of our control. Two new studies this ...

The Art Of The Mix Tape

Posted 03.17.2008 | Healthy Living

It took hours to make: every free moment curled by the boombox, the local radio station's song-request line set to speed dial, the volume knob turned ...

Pills, Placebos, and Prescription Drugs - Oh My!

Posted 03.18.2008 | Healthy Living

It looks like pills are a popular subject this week. Yesterday, Newsweek dove in to the dangerous debate over placebo pills. No one is saying "posit...

Where Have All The Normal Pants Gone?

Posted 03.18.2008 | Healthy Living
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PARIS: Harem pants, ballooning from thigh to ankle; Indian dohti styles with a crotch dropping to the knees; jodhpurs and rompers or longer, baggy blo...

Crazy Girls And The Men Who Love Them

Posted 03.19.2008 | Healthy Living

You've dated a woman like this. In all likelihood, your friends sounded alarms that you willfully ignored. Your parents pleaded with you. Looking back...

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire When You Can Be A Butler?

Posted 03.19.2008 | Healthy Living

Wannabe servants are flocking to high-end butler and household-management academies. Undeterred by fees ranging from $10,000 to nearly $19,000 for two...

Abuse in Public: Is It Your Business?

Posted 03.19.2008 | Healthy Living

In our end of day internet perusing we came across this article on ABC.com about Primetime's "What Would You Do?" series. In the episode discussed, P...

Toilets: To Squat Or Not?

Posted 03.20.2008 | Healthy Living

Beijing organizers are refitting the toilets at three main Olympic venues after complaints from foreign athletes about having to squat, an official sa...