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Feathery Extravaganza Wraps Up Paris Fashion

Pic: AFPParis fashion wrapped up on Thursday with a feathery spectacular by young Belgian couturier Serkan Cura, notable for the number of black, mixed race and Asian models on the catwalk.

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Handling The Issue Of Disabled Children

Before finger-pointing starts, we should cease to ask who should be blamed, rather, we should ask what should be done to rectify the situation./Pic:Pic:zuri3389.blogspot.comIncidents involving neglected disabled child have been making headlines, among the many disturbing social issues that have been forward to our attention lately by the media.

AS a society, we tend to cry over the spilt milk when it comes to issues as heart breaking as these helpless children are concerned. May it be city, urban or country side; these parents of the neglected young ones are slowly becoming the point of discontent by all Malaysians...and this is indeed a terrible predicament that the nation is facing, albeit the hurrahs on economic or other forms of achievement.

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6 Reasons To Lose Weight That Have Nothing To Do With Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans

Pic: GettyIf you're carrying a little extra weight, you probably already know there are a host of health-related reasons to slim down. Even small changes on the scale can improve blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, diabetes and heart health.

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Study Shows Hostile People More Likely To Suffer A Stroke

A stroke patient recovering in Singapore's Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Cynical and hostile people are more at risk to stroke, surveys in the US show. Pic: AFPWASHINGTON: Feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke in middle-aged and older adults, according to a study out yestersday.

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Wall Art: The History Of Brickfields

GSKL curator Shawn Keng explains the concept behind the community art project dubbed ‘BetterStreets’, in Brickfields. Pic: The Malay Mail OnlineKUALA LUMPUR: While bullock carts no longer rumble along the roads of Brickfields, a colourful mural on a school pays tribute to this mode of transportation in one of Kuala Lumpur’s pioneer settlements.

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Diner En Blanc: A White Flash-Mob-Meets-Pop-Up Dinner

Diner En Blanc 2014 was held at Sentosa’a Tanjong Beach last Saturday. Pic: TodaySINGAPORE: So you pay S$40, around RM102 (on top of a membership fee of S$6.40) for a seat. But you’ll need to bring your own seat. Not to mention your own food, silverware, flatware, a white tablecloth and, yes, even your own darn table. All of which you have to schlep to some secret outdoor location that will be revealed to you only a couple of hours before chow-time. Decked out in your best white finery from head to toe, no less.

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(WITH VID) New York Museum To Host First Sleepover For Adults

Sleep with the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Pic: AFPNEW YORK: The American Museum of Natural History in New York is aiming to recreate the Ben Stiller film “Night at the Museum” by hosting its first-ever sleepover — for adults.

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12 Life Lessons I Learned From The Film Frozen

DISCLAIMER: This article has a lot of spoilers in it so if you haven’t seen Frozen yet, you better take a pause from reading this article, watch the movie, and then get back to this piece. You can even start a discussion after reading if you want.

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5 Popular Yet Affordable Coffee Joints In The Klang Valley

Pic:www.foreignstudents.comEVERYONE knows about the big guns of the coffee industry in Malaysia – but if you’re interested in the more quirky and quaint one-off gems (or maybe 2) the coffee industry in Malaysia has to offer; you want to try these guys. Though they don’t skimp on quality, you may just find some of the prices still affordable (not cheap though – there is quite a bit of cost involved in obtaining and brewing quality coffee).

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London Named World’s Most Visited City

London is the world’s top tourist destination in 2014, according to MasterCard's index. Pic: AFPPARIS: The British capital is the world’s top tourist destination this year, just ahead of the 2013 winner Bangkok, Thailand. Paris is in third place, according to the latest MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.

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