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Research shows that some products marketed to women cost more than the same products marketed to men. Women could be out $64,843 over their lifetime.

'Pink tax' payers see red

Research shows that some products marketed to women cost more than the same products marketed to men. Women could be out $64,843 over their lifetime.

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First we heard of ‘helicopter moms,’ now ‘lawnmower parents’ have their day.

Charting the rise and fall of ‘Lawnmower Parents’

First we heard of ‘helicopter moms,’ now ‘lawnmower parents’ have their day.

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The first Cuddle Party took place in 2004 by relationship and sex educators living in New York. Since then, they’ve taken off.

Getting cuddly with strangers in Santa Barbara

The first Cuddle Party took place in 2004 by relationship and sex educators living in New York. Since then, they’ve taken off.

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