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Essential Oils for Hair

1. Lavender oil<p>Lavender oil can speed up hair growth. Knowing that lavender oil has properties that can generate the growth of cells and reduce …

How to start a zero waste lifestyle

<i>This post is part of Mashable's</i> <i>Spring Cleaning Week</i><i>. Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those</i> …

4 Crucial Lessons Minimalism Has Taught Me

When I graduated university and came back to the room I grew up in, I realized I had the massive job of cleaning ahead of me. I've always been quite a messy person and I used to hate cleaning. I had huge collections of perfume samples, mini shampoos, pencils, and scrap paper.<p>As I stood there, …

How My Junk Drawer Became a Metaphor For My Life

I can’t remember who I have and haven’t told about this so I’ll tell everyone, but fairly recently, a mouse chewed a hole through the bottom of my …

Minimalism

When the state abandons suicidal children, something has gone badly wrong | Frances Ryan

Because of Conservative cuts to NHS funding, young people having a mental health crisis are having to turn to charity. There’s simply no one else to help them<p>The first time you hear a 13-year-old say they want to die stays with you. I was a volunteer counsellor at Childline for a decade until a few …

Free Speech on Campus

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Our Best University President” (column, Oct. 21):<p>Bret Stephens credits the University of Chicago’s use of strict, just-say-no-to-trigger-warnings stance for its success. But equating warnings with “intellectual ‘safe spaces,’ ” as the university’s president does, isn’t what …

A turning point in war on sexual harassment

<b>(CNN) —</b> The perpetual battle to stop men sexually attacking, abusing and harassing women appears to have reached a turning point. But what are the chances that we will, indeed, score a lasting victory; that anything will truly change? After all, we've been here before, even recently, and nothing …

Cutting refugee admissions hurts Americans. Here’s how.

By Michael Chertoff<p><i>Michael Chertoff, U.S. homeland security secretary from 2005 to 2009, is executive chairman of the Chertoff Group, a security and risk-management advisory firm.</i><p>President Trump will make another decision this month that will affect thousands of people: How many refugees will the …

Why DeVos’s position on campus sexual assault is flawed

By Diane L. Rosenfeld<p><i>Diane L. Rosenfeld teaches at Harvard Law School, where she is director of the Gender Violence Program.</i><p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week announced a retreat from the Education Department's work to protect students from sexual assault. While demonstrating that she has …

Bernie Sanders: Why We Need Medicare for All

This is a pivotal moment in American history. Do we, as a nation, join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee comprehensive health care to every person as a human right? Or do we maintain a system that is enormously expensive, wasteful and bureaucratic, and is designed to maximize …

Liberalism and the Campus Rape Tribunals

Last week Betsy DeVos, the secretary of education, announced that the Trump White House would be revising the Obama administration guidelines for how colleges and universities adjudicate accusations of sexual assault.<p>There were protests outside her speech and spittle-flecked rants on Twitter, but …