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Say Konnichiwa to Japan’s new departure tax

From January 7 2018, all travellers leaving Japan will be required to pay a 1000-yen ‘sayonara tax’.<p>While the figure appears hefty in yen, it only …

Knowledge principles for government

Here is a really interesting document on Knowledge Principles for the UK Government.<br>One of the first hurdles to get across when dealing with KM is to …

What 200 Calories of 10 Different Foods Looks Like

Get a visual on potatoes, pears, raisins, and more.

Nutrition

Here's What Sleep Does To Your Body

Get those sleep facts down!<p>Sleep is pretty darn important. From helping you deal with stress and maintain a healthy weight to solving your problems, getting enough sleep is crucial to your health.<p>So, how well do you know your sleep facts? Do you know what it does to your body and mind? Do you know …

5 Ways to Make Your Period Eco-Friendly

Tampons, pads and pantyliners can create a heck of a lot of trash quickly. On average, one woman will use up to 16,000 period products in her lifetime. Yikes. Eco-friendly gals want to make changes to our lives to be more green — like swapping out our beauty products for natural alternatives or …

This App Will Help Beat Your Next Migraine

If you suffer from chronic migraines… well, you already know — it’s just the worst. When one sets in, you likely head to your bedroom, put on an eye mask, cringe and pray for it to pass. But to get a better idea of what might be causing your pain, take off that eye mask for a few seconds and use …

5 Apps That Will Teach You to Sleep Better

We have found the ultimate secret to rockstar productivity, a better mood and that youthful glow. Guess what? It’s sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults should be getting seven to nine hours of it. But sometimes life can get in the way of a proper night’s rest. Whether it’s late …

Apps

How to Brew Your Best Cup of Tea

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Avoid over-steeped, bitter tea for good. Here's how to brew the perfect cup, whether green, black, or herbal is your tea of choice (or your cup of tea,</i> …

Get a Little Bang for Your Baht: 10 Nearly Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai

College Tourist - Author: Sam Corio, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California.<p>Studying abroad is an amazing experience but we all know it can be hard on your wallet. Living in Chiang Mai, we found many ways to keep busy and get to know the town without spending too much baht. So here's what I came …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

Avoid the Second Mistake

So often, we make the mistake of believing that sticking to good habits is an all-or-nothing game. (I say "we" because I've been there before as well.)<p>We assume that if we slip up on our diet, then we have ruined the whole thing.<br>• We act like missing one day of writing means we simply weren't meant …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

Hair Care

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Fitness

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

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