From Donald Trump’s beloved Palm Beach Island to the funkier West Palm Beach: Why the best things are free in a city of billionaires

It soon comes as no surprise to discover that Palm Beach Island in Florida is the wealthiest postcode in the US and home to 32 billionaires. This is where Donald Trump spends Christmas and corporate big-shots have second (or even third) homes. We head to Worth Avenue, Palm Beach Island’s exclusive shopping area, but there’s…

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The long, strange history of dieting fads: From William the Conqueror’s liquid diet to Andy Warhol’s ‘disgusting food’ regime – vanity has always outweighed healthy nutrition

‘Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity.’ So started William Banting’s ‘Letter on Corpulence,’ likely the first diet book ever published. Banting, an overweight undertaker, published the book in 1864 to espouse his success after replacing an excessive intake…

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