People Have Strong Opinions About Starbucks' New Avocado Spread


Starbucks and avocados, two of our favorite things about mornings (or, OK, about any time of day), have united at long last in one of the holiest brunch unions in recorded history. In an effort to “fuel the warmer days ahead,” Starbucks announced on Tuesday that stores nationwide will now offer Organic Avocado Spread, ready to be smeared atop any ...

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Photos: Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme


Premier Michael Dunkley recently visited West Pembroke and Francis Patton primary schools respectively as part of the Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme. The Premier was joined by Health & Seniors Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Cole Simmons for the West Pembroke visit. To date, since the programme began, the Premier has attended seven schools. This Friday [March 24], the Premier ...

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The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder


Have you ever stared into your pantry and thought, what the heck is the difference between baking soda and powder? Or looked at a recipe and had to double or triple check that you’re using the right one? The two seem—and even sound—the same, and they do actually have a lot in common. But the little things that differentiate the ...

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24 Hour “Relay For Life” To Be Held In May


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is urging everyone in Bermuda to find at least ten people they want to spend the night with, all for a good cause – fighting cancer. On May 12 and 13, title sponsor Ironshore and the Bermuda registered charity #070 are hosting the fourth annual Relay For Life of Bermuda event at North Field, National ...

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Corporate Blood Drive Competition Heats Up


Businesses participating in the 2017 Corporate Blood Drive are scheduling special blood donor drives to maximize their chance of winning the competition, which is helping maintain vital blood supplies for people in Bermuda. Over the last few weeks, a Bacardi blood drive encouraged 17 staff donate, Argus had 11 and Ariel Re had 9. The Corporate Blood Drive is an ...

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What does that sentence say?


Imagine coming across a sentence in English that reads like this: “Mary apple eats her delicious.” For most native-English speakers, the sentence would likely strike you as odd because it doesn’t seem to be structured in an order that immediately gets the message across. It has always been thought that, when adults learn a second language, they face this problem ...

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5 Foods That Reduce Stress


When you’re on deadline and you’re stressed to the max, making strategic food choices might be the last thing on your mind. But what you are or aren’t putting in your mouth could be affecting how you feel. Certain things (like alcohol and caffeine) can have an immediate negative impact that takes your stress levels to, well, another level—which means ...

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Weigh In Is Done, Now The Hard Work Begins


Participants in the 100 Day Challenge have taken their first steps towards reshaping their lives after being ‘officially’ weighed in. Now the hard part is set to start as they are put through rigorous exercise and diet regimes, much of it recorded for everyone to see on TV. Among those taking part was Katharyn Albouy, who said: “I am doing ...

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7 Creative Ways to Turn Basic Household Objects Into Kitchen Tools


There are thousands upon thousands of kitchen tools out there—some totally ingenious (Microplane for the win!), others pretty useless (cough, cough, corn cobber). But because there are so many, it’s impossible to own them all. (Especially if your kitchen is the size of a closet, like mine.) When you’re in a pinch and don’t have the appliance you need to ...

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