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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep

Sleep is required to function and while scientists do not know everything about sleep they do know some. Different amounts of sleep are needed depending on your age; babies need sixteen hours, kids 3-18 need ten, adults 19-55 need eight, and adults over 65 need six. Sleep is the time when your brain recharges, your cells repair, and your body releases important hormones.…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 30, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Keep Your Animals Safe and Happy This Halloween

Each October, Halloween ushers in its own brand of awesomeness in the form of pumpkins, candy, and costumes. Spider webs and creepy decorations set the stage for ghost stories and trick-or-treating. But holiday fun for humans can translate into hazards for companion animals. Halloween is the busiest time of year…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 28, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Planning

Hi! 

I am a student in Sweden currently studying Natural Science. I will be researching the benefits of being a Vegan for my scientific paper. Our Scientific paper is similar to what you do when getting a PhD, but this research is not completely new, but is something we have to do to apply for University here in Sweden. 



My research paper is going to be, like I said, the benefits of being a vegan. I will on here be writing my progress so I can show you, and so you can read…

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Added by Kathrina D on October 25, 2014 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

Happy Diwali ॐ

May all of your prosper, and recognise the good over the evil, and be amongst light over darkness!

Eat sweets, wear new clothes, and put out some candles! …

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Added by Alisa on October 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

5 Quotes That Tell Us Norman Reedus From The Walking Dead is a Cat Loving Badass!

There’s a whole perception that cat people are slightly kooky individuals who cry at ASPCA commercials (damn you Sarah McLachlan). While we’re going to admit that description totally fits…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 23, 2014 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Happy Wombat Day!

Added by Alisa on October 22, 2014 at 5:15am — 1 Comment

Happy National Apple Day!!

Enjoy an Apple, make an apple pie, do some apple bobbing, and most of all, keep that doctor…

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Added by Alisa on October 21, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Top Ten Uses and Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar





Apple cider vinegar is my favorite go to product for just about all my medicinal and general household needs. Why? The benefits of apple cider vinegar are so vast that it can do pretty much anything – for your skin, your hair, your house, and even your pets.




Why should we all start using more apple cider vinegar? First of all, apple cider vinegar is a completely natural product: apple juice is fermented…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 20, 2014 at 11:28pm — 1 Comment

Diwali Festival 2014

Gifts and Sweets form an integral part of Diwali. The excitement, enthusiasm and festivities during Diwali are unparallel. Diwali is also known as Deepavali as houses, offices and other establishments are decorated with row of lit oil lamps; the word Deepavali means row of lamps. The festival of Diwali is…

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Added by Nilesh Ahuja on October 20, 2014 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Budget Fully-VEGETABLES lunch+Tricoloured mash

Sunday is a day to relax-well, at least to find an excuse to break from studies. With a potato left from the dinner yesterday, I bought some other veggies and made myself a 99.99% veggies lunch.

 

It started with these...

A combination of veggies like this usually becomes a plate of…

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Added by Sharon Ng Huey Yuek on October 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Stoemp!

I thought last week would be my last dorm-room cooking in 2014. No, I never thought that I would be cooking again today!

I think I was right in choosing to prepare my own dinner. The waiting time for ordered food is just the same, if not longer than preparing my own meal, not to mention it being more expensive and calls for me walking out in the rain. This meal is under MYR10.00 and is very filling. Guess what?

Stoemp (Belgian carrot-mashed potatoes), broccoli…

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Added by Sharon Ng Huey Yuek on October 18, 2014 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Eco-friendly Sunglasses Brands For Men and Women

Sustainable or “eco-friendly” fashion didn’t always have a very good sartorial reputation. But those days have long passed. Sustainable is the new chic and luxury to high street everyone’s finding a way to merge sustainability with style. It’s no surprise because the future of fashion belongs to earth-friendly fashion.

A stylish new breed of brands, with forward thinking responsibility, has redefined eco-friendly fashion with their uber stylish clothes, accessories and even…

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Added by Ritika Jain on October 17, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

VEGAN SUPPLEMENTS (a comprehensive list for your information)

For anyone interested, I found this very informative vegan supplements list from veganstrength.org. As such I thought I would share as I know sometimes it can be difficult to find vegetarian…

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Added by Chris Ballester on October 16, 2014 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Almost-Vegan rant

Not a 100% vegan due to outside food...

But I am working towards it by preparing vegan meals for myself and opt for vegan options when eating out.

Since becoming vegan...

-clearer face

-more energy

-can think clearly

-happier

-can sleep well

-need less sleep. 5 or 6 hours is sufficient, when I needed at least 8 hours previously

-save money

-lost a little weight since ditching dairy altogether.

 

However,…

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Added by Sharon Ng Huey Yuek on October 14, 2014 at 4:25pm — 3 Comments

Vegan Fashion - Look Of The Day

Jessica Pritchanrd Ryan demonstrates to us proper methodologies to do flared denim for Fall. She combined her 70s style J brand flared pants with a chic naval force blue jacket from J Crew and plaid shirt. Completing off the look with her vegetarian Stella Mccartney Falabella sack, red lips and a…

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Added by Ritika Jain on October 13, 2014 at 1:48am — 2 Comments

Sharing is Caring

 

Today is the last day of dorm-made meals for 2014. I have a major examination ahead, so this day, I must make it special:

Meals with my friends!

Veggies are good, but the sheer volume can be daunting for one ordinary folk to consume. To make matters worse, there is no fridge for leftovers in my college! What better way to have veggie meals than to share some with your friends? You can spread the love by sharing your meals with your friends, provided that they love lots…

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Added by Sharon Ng Huey Yuek on October 12, 2014 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

We Are All Drops from the Divine Ocean of Love, and to this Ocean We Shall Return

"The nature of the soul (atman) draws us upwards and inwards and establishes us in our own true nature. Returning to our origins involves turning inward: withdrawal of consciousness from the senses and the sense objects in order to go upward from the darkness to the realms of Light and Sound. [We experience this phenomenon of withdrawal as we pass from waking consciousness to deep sleep.] Another way to express…

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Added by James Bean on October 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top Ten Things You Need To Do NOW To Protect Yourself From An Uncontrolled Ebola Outbreak

Now that Ebola "patient zero" has been confirmed in the United States, it's clear that Ebola is spreading far beyond the control of any government or health department. Just weeks ago, President Obama promised Ebola wouldn't arrive in the United States, but now it's…

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Added by Xiao Kang on October 7, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

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