Superfoods to Add to Your Christmas Lunch

A superfood filled Christmas lunch

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 ...

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The History and Psychology Behind Christmas

The origin of a red and white Santa Claus

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 ...

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The Craziest Fad Diets

The Craziest Fad Diets

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 ...

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Snacks For a Happy, Healthy Halloween

Fun Halloween snacks

It’s been 25 years, almost right down to the day, that the witches came back and there was hell to pay. 1993 was the year Disney’s Hocus Pocus was released, and audiences learned, along with Max Denison, that Halloween definitely was not invented by the candy companies. Although, given the amount of the stuff consumed on the night of trick or treating and costume parties, you can sort of understand the character’s cynicism. Thankfully, it does not have to be that way. A few foodies ...

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Sunniest Summer Holiday Spots

Sunniest Summer Holiday Spots

Sun seekers find the winter months tedious and tiring for their mind and body and look forward to the longer days and nights of summer with bated breath. While you may need to endure a few rainy days, the good news is that you can fly to another part of the world where they are already enjoying cocktails on the beach in the brilliant sunshine! The trickiest part of your summer loving holiday may just be choosing where to go, so we’ve rounded up the best 5 holiday destinations for ...

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Where In The World Is Petrol The Priciest?

Most expensive petrol

Petrol is the lifeblood of the world. It is the grease that drives virtually every industry, if not directly, then indirectly to some extent. So when the petrol price increases, all other prices are sure to follow, given that there is no escaping the overarching costs of goods and personal transportation. Either way, you certainly know about when the price goes up, and your wallet feels the pinch. But it also happens that the price of petrol can vary drastically, based simply on where ...

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Should We Eat What Celebs Tell Us To?

Should We Eat What Celebs Tell Us To?

Its seems like every day is just another day, another celebrity endorsement – from sneakers to corsets to perfumes, it feels like celebrities will attach their name to anything that provides a payday and makes them look good (some actually do not seem to care about the looking good part of endorsing). While these endorsements make celebs a quick buck, they often are just as quickly forgotten about, with no lasting impact on their images. Maybe the only side effect for the celeb is that ...

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Top Tips To Boost Your Instagram Followers

Give your Insta followers a boost

This is the age of social media, and if you don’t have an Instagram account, you may as well be living under a rock making friends with the earthworms. Yes, Instagram is where it is at, granting everyone a voice, and offering companies a new, direct form of communication with consumers. Do you have an Instagram account? Of course you do, or you wouldn’t be reading this! But here is the $10 million question that everyone wants answered, from the most average Instagram user, to the top ...

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Top Tips to Slash Airfare Costs

Cut the cost of air travel with ease

You probably have the end of year holiday of your dreams in mind, be it on a beach, in a fancy casino or perhaps trekking through the wilderness in some far off adventurer’s paradise. What you’re not sitting around dreaming about is the inevitable aeroplane journey to get there. Let’s just be frank, air travel is not exactly the highlight of the occasion. Sure, travelling via plane is a great deal more comfortable than it once was, but that doesn’t do much in terms of making up ...

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The Hottest Hot Springs

The Hottest Hot Springs

Hot springs are tourist attractions and places of legend. For thousands of years people have believed that these warm water sources had curative properties. Regardless of whether they cure your ills or just feel nice and toasty, they are a huge attraction to many. Let’s take a trip, and dip our toes in the hottest hot springs. Grand Prismatic Spring Reaching temperatures of up to 60 °F (70 °C), the grand Prismatic Springs in Yellowstone Park are the largest springs in the US ...

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