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When friends – real, live friends, not "Facebook Friends" – told me about Facebook a few years ago and urged me to sign up, I asked them what it was like. Most of them talked about it in superlatives...


» Despite 'Healthier' Options, Fast Food Is Still High in Calories
By Laurel Avery | Published 12/2/2012 | Nutrition | Rating:

A trip to your local drive-through may present you with more options than you would have had a decade ago. Salads, oatmeal, fruit smoothies — at a glance it’s easy to think that fast food restaurants have upgraded their typical fries and burger fare...


» Why You May Want to Try a Gluten-Free Diet
By Laurel Avery | Published 11/8/2012 | Diets | Rating:

Gluten may be one of the more difficult foods to avoid, as it is such a ubiquitous part of the Western diet. When you think that gluten is found in most bread, pasta, bagels, breakfast cereal and baked goods...


» A Practical, Up-to-Date Guide for Parents — Common Problems and Worries
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Babies' skin just isn't as smooth and clear as the advertisements say it is. Almost every baby develops a fine pink or red rash whenever the skin is irritated by rubbing on bedclothes, by spitting up, or by very hot weather.


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» ASMR: Are 'Brain Orgasms' Real? And How They Might Cure Insomnia
By Adam Sinicki | Published Today | Miscellaneous | Unrated

There are some pretty strange things you can find online – especially on YouTube – but perhaps one of the weirdest of all, at least at face value, could be the recent 'ASMR' phenomenon...


» How to Induce Lucid Dreams – And What to Do With Them
By Adam Sinicki | Published Today | Psychology | Unrated

All of us have things we would love to do but can't. Either society won't allow it, we don't have the physical capabilities or monetary means, or it's just physically impossible...


» What Is the 'Mind Muscle Connection' Theory?
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If you want to push yourself further and enjoy some more intensive workouts, then looking into new training techniques and exercises is only one part of the equation...


» The Patellar Reflex Test – Why Doctors Tap Your Knee
By Dr. Janice Rachael Mae | Published 04/22/2014 | Medicine | Rating:

Watch any cartoon where a character visits the doctor and one of the things you'll see them do is to hit the patient's knee with a tiny little hammer...


» Why Do I Feel Sick in the Gym?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/22/2014 | Training | Unrated

Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate yourself to head to the gym and this is something my Karate teacher used to talk about a lot...


» How Bad Is Peeing in the Pool?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/22/2014 | Miscellaneous | Unrated

Peeing in the pool is one of those minor crimes that most of us don't think is that serious. We know we shouldn't do it, but seeing as the chlorine kills the bacteria anyway it hardly matters, right?


» Does One Grey Hair Mean You're Turning Grey?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/17/2014 | Miscellaneous | Rating:

Finding your first grey hair can be a scary moment that makes you suddenly realise you aren't going to live forever and that you are at some point going to 'turn old'...


» Why Some Guys Wear Jumpers in the Gym
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/11/2014 | Training | Unrated

When I first started out in the gym I remember it feeling as though I'd landed on an alien planet. This place was full of strange customs and people and I really had no idea what I was doing...


» In Defence of Looking in the Mirror While Working Out
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/11/2014 | Training | Unrated

We've all seen them at the gym: those guys who stand in front of the mirror checking out their biceps while they slowly curl weights and those women who pout at themselves while jogging on the treadmill. Man they're annoying, right?


» A Quick Pro Plus Review – Can Popping Caffeine Pills Really Aid Your Productivity?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/10/2014 | Medicine | Unrated

In countries where it's easier to get hold of more exotic smart drugs, students are these days taking everything under the sun to try and keep themselves awake while they do their coursework/cram for exams...


» Why You Should Use Rest Sets for Maximum Muscle Growth
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/10/2014 | Training | Unrated

If you're working out regularly and your current aim is to build size and strength, then here's a useful technique that may just help you to reach your goals faster...


» How Placebos Are Ruining Modern Medicine – And the New Proposals for Drug Trials
By Dr. Janice Rachael Mae | Published 04/10/2014 | Medicine | Unrated

If you don't know what a placebo is, then you should take a moment now to go and look them up (there's plenty of information on this website)...


» CBT Exercises You Can Do Yourself
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/3/2014 | Psychology | Unrated

CBT stands for 'Cognitive Behavioural Therapy' and is currently the most popular form of therapy for a range of psychological issues. If you go to the doctor with a phobia...


» Annoying Things You're Doing in the Gym
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/2/2014 | Bodybuilding | Rating:

If you've recently joined a gym, then it's important to recognise that this is more than just a place that you work out. For many people the gym is a sacred place...


» Is Hookah Bad for You?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 04/2/2014 | Smoking Cessation | Unrated

Hookah pipes, also known as hitboo pipes, shisha pipes and water pipes, are large instruments used for vaporizing and smoking a range of flavoured tobaccos (which are also known as shisha)...


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