Mirka Jelic

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How an Engineer Earned 1.25 Million Air Miles By Buying Pudding

Air Miles are awesome, they can be used to score free flights, hotel stays and if you’re really lucky, the scorn and hatred of everyone you come in …

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Spring-Cleaning That Won't Take Over Your Life: 8 Hours, Start to Finish

<b>9 A.M.–10 A.M.: Bathroom</b><p><b>Vacuum and wipe the walls and ceilings.</b> If you clear them annually of the almost imperceptible grime that builds up, then you …

The Right Sleep Positions: Ease Back Pain, Heartburn and More

What's to blame? Not just too-few hours in the sack. The way you lie down is a major factor in the quality of your slumber. The wrong sleep position can cause muscle cramping, impair circulation, and leave you hurting come the a.m. And for the millions of women with preexisting aches (such as back …

5 Creative Ways to Try Problem Solving

<b>The Trick: Pretend the problem is not that important to you.</b> <b><br>Try It:</b> Mentally distance yourself from the issue by imagining you're solving it for someone else (literally, it's not your problem) or that the deadline is further away than it actually is.<p><b>Why it works:</b> This helps you take in the bigger …

Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …

It's all Double Dutch at Tesco as 'British' pork chops come from overseas

Tesco pork chops labelled as British were likely to have actually come from the Netherlands, a new report claimed today.<p>Just months after the "Horsemeat" scandal, an investigation for the BBC today revealed tests which showed there was a less than 1 per cent chance that a pack of chops labelled as …

Bishop T.D. Jakes: If You Hold On to History, You Could Lose Your Destiny

When people hold on to the toughest moments of their past, they're shortchanging their futures, Bishop T.D. Jakes says. Watch as Bishop Jakes …

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Amalfi Coast

To Do or Not to Do, That Is the Question

"What you do is who you are" is one of my favorite mottos. It drives my actions day after day and my passion to define my work and mission. I always advocate the delight of alignment. When your job is not a job anymore but a way to express your personality and values, the natural collateral effect …

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How Dangerous Are Parabens, Sulfates, and Phthalates in Everyday Beauty Products?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Matt Harbowy, Data Wrangler, former Ph.D. student, Chemistry, Cornell University, 1991-1993</i><p>They're not, except when they are. See also, "Is Sodium Lauryl Sulphate Harmful?")<p>That's not intended as a flip answer, because there are so many …