They’re hard to avoid–all those headlines on the latest lifestyle choice that’s going to give you breast cancer. We’ve cut through the info clutter to tell you how to really play your odds.
Those who know her point to her astounding intellect and unrelenting pursuit of the truth. Meet Michell Dawson. She says it’s only luck that’s kept her from being institutionalized, and yet she is making important—and controversial contributions to our understanding of autism.
Think celebrity perfume and Britney Spears, Elizabeth Taylor and Beyoncé may spring to mind. But a new brand of scent celeb is emerging: the “noses” who create high-quality niche perfumes. And while movie stars and singers are seeing their perfume sales slip, those niche perfumes are grabbing more attention–and market share.
Come February, with Valentine’s Day and Family Day packed into the shortest month of the year, it’s tough for those who are single or childless to avoid the message that they’ve missed the boat. And that’s ironic, given the demographic shifts of the last few decades. Because while February’s holidays may be sending the message that kids and marriage are the norm, for more and more Canadians, they aren’t.
How much water do we use? That was the question my sister Tina and I asked about ourselves and the little house we share in Toronto. The taps, flushes and washer cycles didn’t surprise us–but the water that goes into the things we consume sure did.