Rene Mostert

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Transforming Ordinary Office Employees into Super Athletes Without Photoshop Trickery

They may look like fitness models, but they aren’t.<p>They’re everyday people — office workers, programmers and mothers who took the chance to try …

Party dresses: 50 of the best frocks for the Christmas season - in pictures

'Tis the season and all that, so stress ye not about what to wear to the office do or where to find a frock that will work for a round of glitzy Yuletide parties. Whether you're in need of a full-length gown, a chic coverup, something that flashes the flesh or something bold and colourful, stylist …

7 Big Mistakes People Make With Their Skin

For those that are skin-conscious, you probably avoid the obvious skin sins such as tanning and smoking, but you might be surprised at some of the …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Alzheimer's patients' brains boosted by belting out Sound of Music

Belting out classic numbers from hit musicals can boost the brain function of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers who worked with elderly residents at a US care home.<p>Over a four-month study, the mental performance of patients who took part in regular group singing sessions …

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year | National Geographic

11 Things Only A Coffee Snob Would Understand (PHOTOS)

Around here, coffee isn't merely considered to be a beverage on the morning menu, it is a <b>right</b>. Some of us need it for our brains to function correctly and some of us just really, really love the taste. As you talk to a coffee drinker, their investment in the stuff becomes obvious. Within five …

Snap, Crackle, Pop! 5 Quick Static-Fighting Solutions

Ah, winter. That magical time of year when breath turns to misty clouds that float away into the slate-grey sky. The season in which frost winks like …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Giant Deep-Sea Oarfish Found off California Coast

Wildlife<p>This giant oarfish was found dead off Catalina Island Sunday. Photo: CIMI<p><i>Updated on October 16, 2013 at 11 am.</i><p>A deep-sea creature that is rarely seen, and was likely the inspiration for sea serpent tales among mariners of yore, has resurfaced.<p>On Sunday, staff of the Catalina Island Marine …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

'You will obscure your talent by allowing yourself to be pimped': Sinéad O'Connor tells Miley Cyrus: http://gu.com/p/3j95z/fb

What human faces might look like in 100,000 years

Since we humans are prone to launching chemical weapons, unwittingly killing off the bee population or other factors that could lead to our extinction, it may be presumptuous to imagine what we'll look like in 100,000 years. But designer and researcher Nickolay Lamm has speculated anyway, …

Blogger Transformation: 10 Tips for Turning You Into a Success

5 responsesBlogging7 min read<p><i>Advertisement</i><p>Professional bloggers from all over the world share great blogging tips everyday. But, just how popular do …

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Is 'Stick And Go' The Laziest Beauty Trend Ever?

Did you know the average girl spends 15 months of her life applying makeup and beauty products? Now that’s a lot of time, if you ask us. Luckily …

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You're Doing It Wrong: Shaving Your Armpits

Shaving your armpits is a chore. It seems like you have to do it every other day in order to keep it maintained, and even then it still grows back …

Scary: A Deadly Makeup Campaign

In the last year, the auto-industry has started to broadcast one important message to women everywhere: don’t apply makeup while you’re behind the wheel.<p>Now, KIA Canada has released a new campaign to underscore the message even more. The latest ads from KIA depict everyday products like lipstick and mascara doubling as weapons, with the tagline: “Applying Makeup While Driving Can Be Deadly.”<p>The powerful ads follow on the heels of two videos released earlier this year by Mini-Cooper and …

Drugstore Line We Love: FLOWER by Drew Barrymore

We’re a little behind on this one, but if you haven’t heard yet, Drew Barrymore launched her own makeup line, FLOWER, in January. And not only are …

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DrinkSavvy Cups Detect Date Rape Drugs: Creator a Victim

Mike Abramson is the founder of DrinkSavvy, and a victim of sexual assault after drugs were slipped in his drink. Drugs such as gamma hydroxybutyrate …

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Cultural revolution

FEW business careers have been as spectacular as Hamdi Ulukaya’s. He bought an 85-year-old yogurt factory in upstate New York in 2005 and sold his …

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The Craziest Cab Laws You've Never Heard Of

You can barf in a cab, but it might cost you more than just the dry cleaning fee for your pants.<p>Taxi drivers in Key West have drafted an ordinance that would allow them to charge a $50 fine to anyone who vomits in their vehicle. Chicago, Austin and possibly St. Louis are in on it too.<p>Pretty smart, …

Step Inside The Grandiose & Extravagant Theatres Of Paris

Paris is recognised throughout Europe and most of the world, as a city famous for love and it's passion for art and theatre. So what better place for …

Teach children about web porn, says Tory MP Claire Perry

An advisor to David Cameron says sex education in schools is out of tune with the modern age as it fails to combat children’s increasing exposure to …

Eco-Friendly Wedding Gown Dissolves in Water After Being Worn

Here comes the bride…<i>aaand</i> there goes her dress. British researchers have developed a wedding gown that can be dissolved in water—just in time for …