LIFESTYLE

MARRIAGE IS HARD WORK! !!!!!!

MARRIAGE IS HARD WORK! !!!!!! I used to interpret the saying “Marriage is not for small boys” to mean small boys in terms of age, until I visited a female mentor that has been in marriage for 47 years. I asked, so what is the secret of your over 47 years in marriage? Beaming, she retorted; My son, the expectations ...

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Recipe: How to prepare the popular oil rice a.k.a ‘angwamo’

Savory rice marinated in salted beef and assorted vegetables is on the menu today. Seriously though, no matter the amount of grammar you choose to associate with this meal, there’s no better name than “Angwa mo”; it’s simply music to the Ghanaian ears! From the child who wants a quick fix because mother still hasn’t returned from the funeral to ...

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Lifestyle: Is it smart to exercise while ill?

Many of us may find it difficult to believe it, but there are people with flesh and blood who do not make any excuses to avoid exercising. I certainly wish I was in this unique category. These exercise addicts and some professional athletes who think missing an exercise session will spell doom to their dreams will call you at the ...

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A sauce made from flying ants

Every spring, Oaxaca residents await the arrival of the chicatanas, a flying ant that has become a delicacy in high-end restaurants throughout the region. “It’s like it is literally raining ants. They fall from the sky, and you can sweep them up into big piles and then toast them on the comal [a flat griddle].” The sky fills with biblical-like ...

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House cleaning chemicals may cause birth defects

New research finds that two chemical compounds commonly found in household cleaning and personal hygiene products cause birth defects in rodents. Researchers from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech – both in Blacksburg, VA – set out to examine the effect of a common type of chemicals in ...

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