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Hotline For Those Who Want To Quit Smoking

GEORGE TOWN: The success rate of smokers quitting the smoking habit has surged from 18 per cent to 26 per cent this year following continuous efforts taken by various parties. 

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What Women Should No Longer Wear After Age 50

There’s a lot of ink these days in the blogosphere about how older women should be able to “wear whatever the f—- they want.” Well, of course, I applaud the sentiment and the theory. But in practice, for me at least, there are some things in my closet that have outlived their usefulness. I have thereby made the conscious decision to be a bit more moderate in my dress than I was in my 40s. That doesn’t mean I intend to go gently into that good night. On the contrary, I intend to continue to annoy people by being more visible every year. But I also refuse to go as a paler version of my younger self.

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Why Celtic Fans Flew The Flag For Palestine

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The life of a committed football supporter in the UK could never be mistaken for a bowl of cherries. Since that first day, long in the planning, when his mother or father decided finally to inaugurate him into the sacred mysteries he has been condemned to be viewed with suspicion, fear and loathing by the government, civic authorities and the men who actually run the game.

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Are Malaysians Tired Of Rallies?

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PETALING JAYA: Has Malaysians gotten tired of rallies?

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Why 'Medalling' And 'Summering' Are So Annoying

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People have been turning nouns into verbs for centuries – so why does it grate so much? Brandon Ambrosino takes a look.

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You Can Now Buy Pokemon Egg Bath Bombs And They’re Amazing

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Attention, Pokemon lovers: Pokemon egg bath bombs are real and they’re incredible.

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Sleeping Between Study Sessions Improves Memory

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A FRENCH study of student sleep confirms the importance of getting enough sleep to perform better academically and remember more from revision sessions.

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The Ignorance Aimed At Caster Semenya Flies In The Face Of The Olympic Spirit

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The image that will stay with me long after the last competitor leaves Rio this week is a decidedly un-Olympic one.

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The Decisions Behind Remaining Child-Free

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Despite the recent findings that having kids might be harmful to your self-esteem, it's pretty safe to say that American culture is "pronatalist": As soon as you graduate college, start a career, and marry somebody, the next level of the video game called life is parenthood.

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Undersea Surprise: Big-Eyed Squid Looks More Toy Than Animal

This Aug. 10, 2016, image provided by OET/NautilusLive shows a stubby squid on the ocean floor near Channel Islands National Park west of Los Angeles, Calif. The team of scientists that discovered the cephalopod that is closely related to a cuttlefish is part of a four-month Ocean Exploration Trust expedition to map fault zones and understand ecosystems around them. (OET/NautilusLive via AP)A team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn't contain their excitement when they spotted a bright-purple, googly-eyed stubby squid.

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