The moon, often overlooked and not fully appreciated, has been part of mankind’s experience since we crawled out of the primordial soup. As a species we looked upon this celestial body with wonder and awe and sought to understand it. Nowadays we comprehend it in its most fundamental way – its basic functions in terms of the pull it exerts on our tides, its aligned movement with the earth and the light it provides during the night. To say that the moon is underrated is only to point out the fact that in the modern era of living, as one gets older and more involved in one’s own endeavours, the moon gets taken for granted as do many other naturally occurring objects and procedures. Modern living has allowed us to take a lot for granted, often due to the technological advances of the day and the wealth of knowledge available to us all. [Read more…]
If you’ve eaten so much as one traditional Christmas lunch in your life, you probably know that you spend the rest of the day feeling heavy, possibly bloated, and maybe just a little ill. That may lead you to think that it is the unhealthiest meal of the year.
If you are the health-conscious type, you might be wondering how to add health-boosting superfoods to your Christmas lunch in the hope of it putting a spring in your step. The truth may surprise you. The traditional meal is far healthier than you realise, because it is already packed with superfoods. Take a closer look at what we’re talking about, and you’ll realise that you are already having the healthy option. [Read more…]
There is some sort of Christmas celebration in virtually every part of the world. You might be familiar with the tradition of setting up a Christmas tree, decorating it and putting gifts at its base. A star may well be placed on top of the tree and flashing lights may be draped all over its branches. A large man dressed in red and white might even be rumoured to climb down the chimney and deliver these gifts, carrying with him a list of good and bad deeds determining which children deserve gifts – or if a lump of coal is more appropriate! [Read more…]
Stan Lee, widely regarded as the king of the Marvel Universe, has passed away at age 95. It is no understatement to say that the Marvel franchise would not be the same, or may not exist at all, were it not for him. He is the mind behind some of the most beloved superheroes of all time, in fact, most of them as far as the Marvel Universe is concerned. Which is certainly nothing to take lightly.
With his passing, many are taking the time to fully appreciate just how much the man did for the world of superheroes. Many others are sad that he will no longer be making the now-traditional and expected cameo in virtually every Marvel film. [Read more…]
In this world of perfection and its focus on beauty, the quest to be thin drives people to extreme lengths. People have been dieting in one way or the other for a long time, and as the years pass, the methods used seem to get weirder. People seem to be willing to try anything; but hopefully as science enlightens us in the future, we take fewer risks in the diet department.
To give you an idea as to what people will go through in a quest to shed kilos we’ve rounded up the weirdest fad diets ever! [Read more…]