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How To Choose Toothpaste

Choosing a toothbrush is relatively simple: dentists recommend brushing with a small-headed soft-bristled brush, for two minutes, twice a day. But how on earth do you decide between the 50-odd toothpastes on the supermarket shelves?

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

The difference between introverts and extroverts isn’t as important as we make it out to be. As this video explains, though, there are some scientific reasons why some lean more towards one end of this spectrum or the other.

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sleeper's Paradise [Infographic]

You want your bedroom to be a relaxing retreat that you return to at the end of the day that encourages deep, restful sleep, and shields you from the blinding sun. We’ve talked about how to do this before, but this graphic wraps a few of those tips into a simple, easy to follow package.

The Effects Of Four Different Types Of Meditation

Meditation has real, practical benefits for your body and mind, but there are lots of types to try. Knowing the specific effects of each of these popular types of meditation can help you narrow down which ones may be best for you.

Muscle Rings Build Strength Without The Gym

If you’re a fan of bodyweight workouts, you’ll dig muscle rings. Similar to suspension trainers like TRX, muscle rings are versatile, portable and, more importantly, let you get a fierce upper body workout anywhere.

Night Owl Vs Early Bird: The Science Behind Sleeping Patterns Explained

Sleep is critical for physical and mental health, and our quality of life. While three per cent of the population are genetically programmed to function with less than six hours sleep regularly, the rest of us need around 7.5 hours a night. But what determines whether we like to go to bed early or late?

Why You Shouldn't Always Let A Dog Lick Your Face

It’s a common myth that a dog’s mouth is actually cleaner than a human’s, but it is, unfortunately, just a myth (depending on the company of humans you keep, perhaps). It turns out that a typical dog’s mouth and tongue are hosts to a wide range of bacteria.

Focus On The Basics To Get All The Benefits Of Front Squats, Even With Poor Mobility

The front squat is a great exercise, but it’s less forgiving than squats if you’re not mobile or healthy enough in places like your shoulders. Don’t miss out on the benefits though — focus on the basics, like your hand, elbow and bar placement and take it slow. This video explains how.

Calculate Your Alcohol Kilojoules For This Weekend, Right Now

How many kilojoules are in your usual night at the bar? Doing maths with kilojoules is probably not part of your fun night out. Instead, here’s a calculator that will give you a good estimate before (or after) the fact.

Add Coconut Milk To Cider For 'Apple Pie In A Glass'

Nothing feels more cozy than a hot, steaming mug of apple cider. To make a beverage that drinks like pie in a glass, just add in a little coconut milk.

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