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5 things everybody is talking about this week: Fur

Fashion victims

Fur is this season's glamour hit according to Vogue. The magazine's editor Anna Wintour has never apologised for wearing it, while publisher Tom Florio has said: "Nobody was wearing fur until Anna put it on the cover in the '90s."


Leading neuroscientist Gina Rippon of Aston University has dismissed 'myths' that women's brains are wired differently from men's and they are controlled by fluctuating hormone levels.

Coffins r us

Ireland's first online funeral site, Funeralsonline.ie, allows customers to purchase coffins etc and the funeral ceremony can also be webcast for individuals who cannot attend in person.

Figure it out

According to a survey by www.MyVoucherCodes.co.uk more than 30pc of women surveyed said they'd rather be childless than "ruin their figures". Try telling that to super mom Angelina Jolie.

Going gaga

In Camille Paglia's essay What's Sex Got To Do With It? she claims Lady Gaga is an "asexual, confected copycat who has seduced the internet generation".