Author: sarkostique

Five great day trips from St Petersburg

July 18, 2018

A single trip is nowhere near enough to truly appreciate the splendour of St Petersburg. But even a first-time visitor should consider a quick escape from Russia’s imperial capital to nearby parks, palaces and medieval towns that are very much a part of its cultural circle. Easily visited by car, public transport or tourist bus, […]

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Intermittent Fasting Benefits: Lose Weight, Protect the Heart & Brain

July 15, 2018

It’s every dieter’s dream: imagine being able to eat whatever you want most days of the week, limiting your intake for one or two days at a time and still losing weight. Believe it or not, intermittent fasting benefits more than just your waistline; crucially, fasting helps to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation and keep your […]

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How I Stopped Binge Eating and Started Living

June 11, 2018

Most people have experienced overeating or emotional eating at some time in their life. Sometimes it’s a lighthearted occurrence like mindlessly eating a whole bag of potato chips while watching Netflix. However, some people become held captive by binge eating disorder. Binge eating disorder is defined in the DSM 5as recurrent and persistent episodes of binge eating. […]

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Six iconic Sydney foods and where to try them

May 24, 2018

One of the joys of travel is tasting the cuisine of a new land, and Australian food offers a cornucopia of superb ingredients deftly handled by a foodie community that is passionate about quality and flavour. Here are six unique Australian flavours, and the best places to sample them, all located in inner Sydney. One […]

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4 Things to Know If You’re a Woman Joining the Tech Industry

May 16, 2018

There’s an issue in the tech industry, and it’s one we’ve known about for quite some time. While many tech companies are trying to increase their female workforce, a majority of them still have a shockingly low number of women among their ranks. In fact, a recent report showed that among major tech companies, only 26-43% of […]

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Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer’s

March 18, 2018

Emerging evidence suggests that a “potent” drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease — but only if a person takes the medication long before symptoms of this condition make an appearance. An existing drug may be able to stop Alzheimer’s onset, researchers say. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia; according to the […]

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Thrills and chills: North America’s most spectacular winter destinations

March 18, 2018

You know it’s winter in North America when ads promoting the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii start appearing in droves in newspapers and online. The message: winter is something you should flee. Counterpoint: those balmy destinations are great year-round. The places that hit peak beauty at the chilliest times of year, on the other hand, are […]

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7 Email Templates You Need When You Start a New Job

March 11, 2018

It’s your first week on the job, and age-old wisdom tells you that it’s important that you make a splash and hit the ground running. But, uhhh… how? What the heck are you supposed to say in order to impress these people who are all still strangers to you? Start by sending a few of these […]

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Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

January 10, 2018

As much of the world experiences a record-breaking heat wave, this Spotlight turns its attention to vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin. Here, we inspect the latest research. The “sunshine vitamin” has a range of surprising benefits. Vitamin D is a hot topic currently, with a raft of studies proclaiming its benefits for a variety of […]

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Drag & Drop Feature

November 21, 2017

She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village and the subline of her own road, the Line Lane. […]

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