Scientists have been hard at work trying to discover green alternatives to burning fossil fuels for energy. And the human imagination has delivered. While most of our homes and devices are still powered by traditional power plants today, advances in clean energy means we can look forward to a more sustainable future.
Archive for July, 2013
Spending hours on the treadmill may not be the best way to go about dropping those pounds from your waistline. Studies show that while exercising may burn calories, the body may respond with a lower resting metabolic rate and increased hunger to replace those calories.
For many, clutter is an inevitable result of living in the same environment for years. But that mountain of old magazines on the floor and shelves bursting with small curios and knick knacks might be costing you more than you realise.
Oatmeal is possibly one of the healthiest breakfast options to start your day. This gluten-free food is low in calories and fat but high in fibre and protein – great for stopping food cravings and reducing bad cholesterol.
Ramadan is currently being observed by Muslims all over the world, and from 8 July to 7 August, the occasion is marked by fasting from dawn till sunset. During this month, every healthy adult Muslim will refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids and smoking.
Our sense of smell is possibly one of the most powerful memory triggers. This may be why perfumes are more than just a fashion statement. There are avid collectors of vintage perfumes around the world, and many point to their ability to evoke a sense or memory of a different time, especially with perfumes that are now out of production.
Just what is it about bacon that makes it irresistible?
While most of us have been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, quite a number of us still end up skipping it.
Sight is one of our most important senses, and keeping our eyes in good health can help stave off the effects of optical ageing for a long time.
While many of us don’t think too much about the details of our lifestyle, such as our daily commute, sleeping hours or what we eat, they can have a major impact on how we live. Making some small changes to our daily routine could result in more energy, better moods and even higher productivity.