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Why Do People Overeat?

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People eat when they feel the pangs of hunger or when they are in a party mode. However, there are those who frequently eat more which leads them to obesity or suffer from other health problems. One of the possible reasons why people head to the fridge is because of their personality. Each person has…

Courtship Customs Around the Globe

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Hollywood movies have taught the world the dating customs in America which has eradicated courtship among the young singles.  In some countries, the dating traditions have endured the changing times.  Here are a few of the dating customs that perk up romance in other cultures. Japan has one of the strictest customs when it comes…

Research Show Homosexuality is Biological

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Scientists did not find “gay strands” in human DNA in the course of getting answers on how homosexuality is formed.  It does get passed on to family members suggesting hereditary nature but traits are not always acquired through genes. Researchers at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) say that the answer may…

5 Best Cities in the World Where You Can Earn Top Dollar

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Earning enough to sustain your way of living can be tough especially when times are harder these days compared to before. However, there is a possibility that you can still earn top dollar when you move in to some of the highest paying cities in the world. There are several cities where you can draw…

Strangest Foods Around the World

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The culinary scene is not the same without the smelly fermented fish, the offal soup, roasted guinea pigs and many other weird edibles.  These are considered delicacies from their origins although many people find them hard to swallow– literally.  Here are some of the strangest foods that may make you curious or cringe.  Warning:  this…

Five Weight Loss Applications that Work

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Your phone can be your greatest ally in your quest for weight loss. With hundreds if not thousands of weight loss apps available for download, often for free they offer all of the benefits of a personal dietician or trainer with none of the associated costs or hassle. The future belongs to self-motivation and self-help…

Ten Facts About the Pentagon

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The Pentagon is known to the world as the symbol of the U.S. Military.  From the outside, the five-sided structure that exudes power and mystery looks like a high-tech alien base that could flare at the bottom and lift off to space.  One wonders what goes on in the Pentagon with 60 years of monumental…

Banks’ Most Competitive Home Loan Deals

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The country’s biggest banks are using cheaper rates to entice home buyers into fixed-rate mortgages after the central bank’s decision to cut interest rates has been unsuccessful at stimulating activity on the property market. Approximately 90% of Aussie home loans are floating-rate mortgages, meaning that the rate cuts have not been so effective at boosting…

The Evolution of Transportation

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China has just launched its bullet train that has turned 21-hour trips into a 6-hour ride. Guangzhou residents now have the promise of being able to work in the more affluent city of Beijing. In Europe, charging stations have been installed on the streets for electric car users. While at a port in East Coast…

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

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In 1736, Benjamin Franklin stated that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, referring to the importance of fire prevention in the time when fires were destroying Philadelphia. The saying can be applied to many other fields, but nowadays it is mainly used to highlight the importance of prevention in the field…

5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Two-Week Vacation

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In a world where everyone is constantly moving in a fast-paced environment, it’s important to take a break from time to time. Like batteries, people get drained out too. Some companies even give their employees a “forced leave” in order for them to rejuvenate and come back with renewed vigor and be better equipped to…

Nestle’s Environmental Goals

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The company who has given the world instant coffee, chocolate treats, cereals, and other food products aims to improve environmental standards to reduce its operational impact to the planet in the course of developing healthier products in a sustainable and profitable growth.  Nestlé has released a set of environmental goals that it wishes to achieve…

Don’t Waste That Whey

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As cheese makers sift out the milk solids, they’re left with a protein packed liquid called whey.  It can be re-used for another curdling cycle to make ricotta cheese, but the nutritious leftover has many other cool uses.  Here are some amazing kitchen and body applications for whey. Use it as a milk, buttermilk or…

Tips on How to Avoid Family Holiday Stress

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Although holidays are meant to be enjoyed, there are times when family holidays can take a toll on your health especially when there is too much stress going on. Among the things that can add stress to your holiday spirit are unhappy memories, changes in your life, and toxic relatives. These things can put a…