Oil Pulling: Good for more than healthy gums

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Oil Pulling also known as gandusha is used in Ayurvedic medicine. Originated from India oil pulling is an oral health practice. “The oral health practices of Ayurveda include chewing on sticks and eating herbs, as well as oil pulling. Original practitioners of oil pulling used sunflower and sesame oils as a […]

River Island: #LABELSAREFORCLOTHES Campaign

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The River Island , UK clothing brand is marking their 30th year in the fashion business with a campaign geared towards expelling labeling. The campaign launches officially on the 5th of February and aims to celebrate the uniqueness of each of their customers as well as their individuality. “We believe […]

Kelly Clarkson Fires Back at Recording Academy President’s Statement

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Kelly Clarkson is firing back at Recording Academy president Neil Portnow after the Grammy executive made a statement saying women wanting to be in the music industry need to “step up”. His comment came after the controversial hashtag #GrammysSoMale started trending on Twitter during the airing of the 2018 Grammy […]

Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan: A new healthcare system

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Tuesday, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and bank, JP Morgan chase announced they are forming an independent healthcare company for their employees in the U.S. It’s no secret healthcare in the United States is expensive, these corporate businesses coming together to focus on creating low-cost and high-quality healthcare to employees and their […]

Six BBC Journalists Take Salary Cut To Support Equal Pay

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This year, Iceland became the first country to legalize equal pay for men and women. BBC recently reported that 6 of its male journalists; Jeremy Vine, Nick Robinson, John Humphyrs, Huw Edwards, Nicky Campbell and Jon Sopel. The highest paid out of all of the journalists was Jeremy Vine. He […]

Canadas Olympics Cross Country Skiing team #PyeongChang2018

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Canada nominated 11 cross country skiers for the upcoming Pyeong Chang 2018 Olympic winter games. The Canadian team consists of 11 athletes. The male team includes; Alex Harvey, (Saint-Ferréol-les-Neiges, Que.), Devon Kershaw, (Sudbury, Ont.), Lenny Valjas, (Toronto), Jesse Cockney, (Yellowknife) , Knute Johnsgaard, (Whitehorse), Russell Kennedy (Canmore, Alta.) and Graeme Killick […]

Nike: Diversity in Sneaker culture

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Nike first came out with the Air Force 1 in 1982 and the Air Jordan in 1985. Originally, these shoes were designed for male/ male basketball players. Almost 35 years later, the iconic styles are being redesigned by a female team. The concept ‘The 1 Reimagined” is an innovative collaboration […]

Wycon Cosmetics – Thick as a N***a Nail Polish

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H&M recently received backlash for its controversial “Coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie, now Italian brand Wycon Cosmetics has recently come under fire for naming a black nail polish in its new line “Thick as  N***a”. The product became a product of conversation with Afro-Latina singer, actress and Youtuber- Loretta Grace. Amid […]

Tarte Shape Tape Foundation Controversy

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Tarte Cosmetics created a full coverage foundation that mimics one of their best selling products “Shape Tape Concealer”. After the release of the foundation, the company came under fire for releasing only 15 shades. Some backlash the company received after the launch of the foundation came from Youtube Influencers. The […]

Hard Candy Cosmetics looking to trademark “Me Too”

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Last year, TIMES released its annual issue and featured the brave and strong female celebrities they called “The Silence Breakers”. The #MeToo movement was founded in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke as a way for women to show unity amongst one another and it went viral after actress Alyssa Milano […]