The real reason why your running shoes have those extra holes

You’ve probably noticed that there are two small eyelets at the top of your running shoes. Maybe you’ve wondered what purpose they’re meant to serve. Well, now we can tell you the answer — and it turns out they’re actually really useful! These eyelets are a seriously clever invention… …which will make doing sport a lot easier… Basically,

simple ways to avoid being manipulated

Psychological manipulation occurs when one person is used for the benefit of another. The manipulator deliberately creates an imbalance of power, and exploits the victim to serve his or her agenda. Preston Ni, an expert in communication, offers eight simple ways to help you avoid this. Know your fundamental human rights The single most important guideline when you’re dealing with

Change your life for the better in just one month

Blogger Svetlana Pokrevskaya makes a bold promise to all those who carry out her plan: in just one month’s time, you won’t recognise yourself. As she explains, “Recently I received a letter from one of my readers. ’Hi, Svetlana! I want to change my life based on your lifestyle!’ Wow. I began to wonder — do I actually have a specific “lifestyle”? Well, it seems I have! And straight

Some Useful tricks for YouTube that no one knows about

Youtube is undoubtedly one of the best sites on the net. There are millions of people watching videos and movies on it at any moment. But there are plenty of tricks you can apply to make your viewing experience more enjoyable and more simple. We put together 20 of the best ones. 1. How to make GIFs Just add the letters “GIF” at the

drink water with warm honey and lemon every morning . Here’s what happened

Until a few years ago, honey and lemon drinks were something I bought in a packet from the chemist when I had the flu. Naturally, those little packets didn’t help much, so I was skeptical when I started this challenge. But drinking real lemon juice and proper honey in warm water is a totally different experience, and with all the

You Must Check This when you buy bottled water

What do you know about the risks of buying different kinds of plastic water bottles? The chances are no one’s ever told you all the details which you need to know in order to look after your health. It should be indicated somewhere on every bottle precisely what kind of plastic it’s made out of. This information is very important, as every kind of plastic

The 16 Rules of Modern Etiquette

1. Never come to visit without a call. If you’ve ever gotten a surprise visit, you might have been caught off-guard wearing a robe and slippers. One British lady liked to say that when she saw an unexpected guest, she would put shoes on, take a hat, and grab an umbrella. If the person was pleasant, she exclaimed: “Ah well, I just came!”.

The one little feature that has saved the lives of hundreds of children

Everyone’s familiar with these ballpoint pens. But very few people have ever really thought about why the cap on them looks the way it does. In 1991, the BIC company presented the world with a new design solution for its pens which remained completely unnoticed by the majority of people: there was now a small hole in the

22 Useful Facebook Tips

1. You only have to share THREE posts from someone else about stuff you are interested in in order to see more about that subject. 2. Write five original posts about the same topic. You’ll see even more of that same topic on your feed. I remember when I wrote about the Napa earthquake. My feed, within 30 seconds, became

They lost everything because of a mistake on Facebook!

A British couple, Mark and Becky Higgins holy learned a lesson that you are guaranteed to never forget it, as this lost everything because of a “mistake”. Note that this can happen to any of us. This is why it is so important warning! The couple wanted to be closer