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The Edge of Addiction

Way Out - Dan Edwards

It's hard not to be affected by the continuing, low-grade (and sometimes high-grade) stress that comes from a financial crisis. And it can be hard to tell when escapist escapades go from being recreational to dangerous. A little concerned about your own? Then read on.

The Better Cheater

Python - K Rayker

Most men are highly likely to agree with what one of my friends recently said to me. “Men are built to be polygamous; women are built to be monogamous.” He was convinced, and at the time I really could not be asked to argue. (It was one of those days and it was getting late.)

The Nutritionist: Smart Carbs

Black Pasta - Ulrik De Wachter

The other day I went to lunch with a client. I couldn’t stop thinking about the amount of white pasta on his plate, and how this would send him into an after-lunch carb-sleep. But is pasta really a food that deserves to be on the nutritional blacklist?

Secret Agent Secretary

Toilet Sign - Jenny Rollo

As my fellow ZoZa wrote a few weeks ago, office life can resemble Mafia wars. But in my office, it's not the boss who is playing the part of Tony Soprano; it’s his secretary.

You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail Movie Title

Remember that movie? Granted, it wasn’t particularly memorable, but it was easy viewing, and I was reminded of it the other day when I found an e-mail in my inbox indicating that apparently someone out there liked me.

The Nutritionist: Coke vs. Diet Coke

Cold Drink - Jonathan King

I have to admit, I used to be a Diet Coke addict before studying nutrition. Funnily never Coke, always Diet Coke, and always out of a can, never a bottle. Either version, though, is filled with chemicals. But which one is 'better'?

The Mafia Boss

Shadow - Ede Bittle

I have had several bosses in my past, and they can be divided in approximately two groups: those who have watched too many Mafia movies and think managing employees means holding an imaginary gun to their head, and those who do not. 

The Nutritionist: Pick Me Up

Lisa Wulf Nutritionist

If you are reading this while sipping your morning latte and tucking into your cereal (checked the sugar content?) or blueberry muffin (low fat?), this week's column will make you think twice about your breakfast options.