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A day in the life of a waitress

My day begins when most people have finished theirs. I enter the misty old pub which reeks of stale cigarettes and unwashed cutlery. Before people come to amuse themselves and have a good time and one hears the cheerful clinking of glasses, the place has to be scrubbed clean. So, I roll up my sleeves and pick up the broom.

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07.08.2012 | 9:42

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Blogs in the competition

Tanushree Sharma Sandhu talks about a funny experience at school. A fan of Bollywood movies, Tanushree actually believed one song had the answer to her geography lessons!

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02.07.2012 | 10:15

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Sport the eco-friendly trend

You’ve given up using plastic bags and turned towards solar power to save the Earth. So here are some new green ideas for your wardrobe. Eco-friendly fashion is in. Designer Sarah Jacob explains, “When you make clothes, a lot of chemical processes are involved. When we speak about eco friendly fashion we take care that the fabric is not chemically run over. It can be recycled.”

When you opt for an eco friendly outfit, you actually help save the environment from the usage of pesticides.

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26.06.2012 | 16:20

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Mind your language, coach!

Football fan Julia Probst has the German football coach Joachim Loew in a tizzy. 30-year-old Probst has a hearing impairment and has taken to lip-reading Loew’s outbursts on the football field and tweeting them to fans on Twitter.

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23.06.2012 | 14:50

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Eco-friendly is as eco-friendly does

We all love style and comfort. Be it our small office desk or at home, eco-friendly products add that much needed punch to mundane living. So bring out the eco warrior within you and make serious efforts to reduce your carbon footprint. Wondering how to go about it? No worries, here are some suggestions.

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21.06.2012 | 9:34

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Five gadgets, five best friends

Gadgets and women are not what you’d call “bosom pals”. Gizmos seem to possess a mind of their own which only men seem to understand. How apt, considering they don’t understand women! Sudipta Mahapatra, a software engineer based in Bonn, elaborates on her favorite gizmos.

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11.06.2012 | 14:01

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The globalization of ideal beauty

Female beauty is often defined by the Western fashion elite in Milan or New York. But more and more German magazines are speaking out against it. Internationally, there are a multitude of different agendas.

“I’ve really had enough of the tyranny of fashion. That’s why I live in Berlin. Berlin is a lot freer,” explained the Spanish-Colombian fashion designer Ricardo Ramos. In fashion capitals such as Paris and New York, it’s a very different story.

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24.05.2012 | 8:03

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