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    Clean Your House With These Toxic-Free Household Products

    Did you know that everything you need to make your own non-toxic cleaner is available in your cupboards? Truth is, the various detergents, disinfectants and cleaners sold in supermarkets are loaded with chemicals. And as we clean our homes with these products, we’re at risk of inhaling and being exposed to toxins. This is why it’s better to look for alternative cleaning products. Contrary to popular belief, attaining toxic-free cleaning products is not that hard. In fact, it’s as easy and heading to your kitchen and opening the cupboards! Here are a few toxic-free household products that will have your house looking clean and smelling fresh in no time: Lemon Juice. As lemons have low pH…

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    Hamleys Malaysia Opening on Nov 30th at 1U

    One of the world’s oldest and most popular toys shop, Hamleys is set to bring out the kids in all of us.  Come Nov 30th, Southeast Asia’s first Hamleys outlet will be opened at 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Just like its flagship store at Regent Street, London, you can expect an unforgettable experience of theatre, magic and entertainment. Hamleys has vast experience, since 1760 to be exact, of making things happened for the kids and ‘big kid’ in everyone. You can be sure that this Malaysian store will not be any ordinary toys store! The popularity of Hamleys toy shops lies in its hands-on approach with in store entertainment and…

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    Women Vs. Men: Who is the better multitasker?

    Who do you think is better at multitasking, women or men? According to a study that was recently published in the journal BMC Psychology, the better multitaskers are none other than women. This was deduced by a reasearch headed by psychologist Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The study sees two experiments: Experiment 1: 120 women and 120 men were tested via a computer-based task-switching paradigm. This was to measure task-switching abilities. Experiment 2: 47 women and 47 men were put to a mock multitasking situation that included standardised cognitive tests. To was to see how the participants would fare with situations in ‘real-life’. All in all, results…

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    Most Common Bad Dreams And Their Meanings

    While we all wish to dream of cotton candy, cakes and charming guys (such as Tom Hiddleston!) every time we close our eyes, bad dreams are bound to happen. Though, did you know that we can actually make our bad dreams go away? As explained by Michael Vigo of leading dream interpretation website DreamMoods, these unpleasant dreams of ours are actually “a way for your unconscious to get your attention about a situation that you have been avoiding but is obviously troubling you.” In other words, if you take notice and confront said issue in your waking life, those nightmares will most probably be gone! Below are some of the…

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    A Rescued Dog Is The First Canine To Climb Mount Everest

    He’s adorable and blessed with the most amazing spirit. Meet Rupee, the first dog in the world reported to have made it up to Mount Everest. This is one amazing furkid who was once a stray on the brink of death. Former professional golfer, Joanne Lefson had rescued the 11-month old pup from a dump in India last September and helped nurse him back to health. He was suffering from severe dehydration and starvation when she adopted him. Lefson put him on a high protein diet of boiled eggs and rice which successfully helped Rupee to make a remarkable recovery. It was then that she decided to undertake the expedition…

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    Let It All Out With Nando’s ‘Just Say Lah’ Campaign

    Want to score a free meal and voice out your feelings at the same time? From the people that give us brilliant ad campaigns and catchy tag lines year in year out, Nando launches its ‘Just Say Lah’ campaign. So if you have any deep dark secrets you’d like to share or any deep buried feelings about someone you like or any issue about ahem! bosses, you can submit your expression for the campaign. We’re all so used to mince our words and be respectful… well, no more! Now you get to err, just say lah! You can send the entries by typing out your feelings using the themes given…

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    World’s Oldest Animal (Accidentally) Killed By Scientists…

    The world’s oldest animal was killed in the name of science recently. Ironically, it was killed so that scientists can determine its exact age… Named after the ruling Chinese dynasty during which it was born, Ming is the oldest animal ever known lived since the year 1499. That is, until last week when scientists decided to open up the clam and killing it in the process – just so the mollusk’s exact age can be determined. Believed to be born before the 16th century, Ming is an ocean quahog from the species Arctica islandica that was discovered on a seabed near Iceland in 2006. During that time, scientists have published…

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    How To Heal Heel Pain Naturally

    Our feet, they take us everywhere and it’ll be good for us if we pay them extra attention. One of the most common reason for heel pain is plantar fasciitis or inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament. This is the part where the ligament runs the entire length of the bottom of the foot. You’ll generally experience pain and tenderness when this ligament develops tiny tears from wearing improper footwear, being overweight, standing for long periods on hard surfaces, doing long distance running or any other activities that can overly stress it. You can choose to ignore the burning pain and hope it will disappear, but note that the most…

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    40 New Stores at Johor Premium Outlets Phase 2

    Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) have just launched their second phase with bigger and better brands on November 15 The expansion of JPO’s Phase Two will see 40 brands joining the initial 80 for an enhanced outlet shopping experience, with more designer labels and brands and major savings under one roof. Spanning over 100,000 square feet, it will be a weekend of fun filled activities for the whole family this November 15 to 17 with pony rides, street magicians, clowns with balloon giveaways, busker performances, caricature artist, fire eater performance and more! With savings of up to 25% – 75%, here are some of the stores you can look forward to that…

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    Ernest Zacharevic’s Controversial Lego Thief Mural in Johor [UPDATE]

    If you aren’t already familiar with the name Ernest Zacharevic – where have you been hiding? The Lithuanian mural artist famous for making Georgetown in Penang a major tourist attraction thanks to his many murals (especially the Little Children on a Bicycle on Armenian Street), is now making waves in Johor for one of his newer artworks that people are deeming as controversial. Located at Taman Molek (Jalan Molek 1/9 for you Zachas art hunters), you’ll come across a Lego man (a nod to Johor being the home to Legoland – the first in the region) holding a knife in one hand as he looks over his shoulder towards the corner, awaiting…