Syahira Safni Nisaruddin

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The rise of 'anorexia athletica’: 'I ran until I was sick and swam until I fainted’

Anorexia athletica, the compulsive and excessive use of exercise to maintain an abnormally low body weight, is not a formally recognised mental health disorder. It is not something doctors diagnose in its own right, and when I speak to one psychologist about the condition, she declines to use the …

Mental Health

My Best Orgasm Ever Was With a Woman and I Thought I Was Straight

"I thought she was straight and I was straight, but there we were having awesome sex."<p><i>Despite kissing another girl once in high school, Lisa, 30, just assumed she was straight. It wasn't until she was 19 and in college and slept with a woman who</i> also <i>thought she was straight that her whole world</i> …

Relationships

The secret world of membership libraries

Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted …

Makerspaces

How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

Nutrition

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos… And How to Fix Them

Want to improve the way you look in portraits, or improve the portraits that you shoot? Here are 9 common reasons people look awful in portraits and …

The Expert-Approved Schedule to Follow for Your Best Hair Ever

Having a good hair day depends on a bunch of different factors: Everything from your workouts, to how you sleep, to your scalp's production of natural oils, or sebum, impacts your strands' quality of life. But, there are a few things that essentially hold true for everyone. We tapped hair stylist …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

So You Want To Be An Illustrator?

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

Exercise

19 Daily Habits Of Artists That Can Help Unlock Your Creativity

You don't have to be a famous painter or sculptor to sympathize with the pains of creative block. Whether it comes on like a giant smack in the face or creeps up on you like a shiver down your spine, we've all dealt with the woes of being stuck. You second guess yourself, you dance around ideas and …

Can Creativity Be Taught? 73% Of Creative People Say Yes

Fast Company polled its Most Creative People to better understand their muses, inspirations, and creative processes. The good news is that 73% believe creativity can be learned–but you may have to shake up your routine to get there.<p>“It is important that any account of creativity should recognize …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

Marine Biology

SCAD ID Students Rock Cintiqs

Is it a commercial for SCAD's ID department, or a commercial for Wacom? We don't care; anytime you take us inside a school's industrial design …

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