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7 common exercise and fitness myths busted by a pro

From the dangers of swimming after eating to the real benefits of sweat, we ask an expert to prove – or debunk – seven beliefs people have about working out.

3 Apr 2020 - 8:00AM

From the dangers of swimming after eating to the real benefits of sweat, we ask an expert to prove – or debunk – seven beliefs people have about working out.

7 common exercise and fitness myths busted by a pro
A guide to using Wikipedia for your next assignment

We've got 5 tips to help you find reliable information and avoid traps on this incredibly useful resource.

13 Jan 2020 - 8:00AM

We've got 5 tips to help you find reliable information and avoid traps on this incredibly useful resource.

A guide to using Wikipedia for your next assignment
10 Christmas hacks for a stress-free holiday season

Whether you've left all your Christmas planning late, are short on cash, or just out of ideas, these quick fixes will help make the festive season a breeze.

27 Dec 2019 - 3:19PM

Whether you've left all your Christmas planning late, are short on cash, or just out of ideas, these quick fixes will help make the festive season a breeze.

10 Christmas hacks for a stress-free holiday season
What's the best cloud storage option for students?

We looked at four of the best known online file-hosting services so you'd know which are the best choices to make studying, learning, and organising your work easier.

27 Dec 2019 - 3:20PM

We looked at four of the best known online file-hosting services so you'd know which are the best choices to make studying, learning, and organising your work easier.

What's the best cloud storage option for students?
8 mindfulness tips to help you stay focused and in control

Staying up to date with social media, a 24-hour news cycle and everything else means it’s hard not to look at your phone every five minutes, but all of this has made us less efficient. 

22 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM

Staying up to date with social media, a 24-hour news cycle and everything else means it’s hard not to look at your phone every five minutes, but all of this has made us less efficient. 

8 mindfulness tips to help you stay focused and in control
A workout guide if you're new to the gym

We asked a personal trainer to design a week-long plan for anyone who wants to get fit and improve their health.

22 Nov 2019 - 3:26PM

We asked a personal trainer to design a week-long plan for anyone who wants to get fit and improve their health.

A workout guide if you're new to the gym
How to photograph neon signs: 5 tips for beginners

Learning to take photos at night is easy if you know how to set up the perfect shot for the ultimate Instagram post.

30 Oct 2019 - 8:00AM

Learning to take photos at night is easy if you know how to set up the perfect shot for the ultimate Instagram post.

How to photograph neon signs: 5 tips for beginners
What is insomnia? What causes it, how to prevent, and how to deal when you can't fall asleep

We've all had the odd sleepless night, but what if that happens every time you go to bed? We take a closer look at this sleep disorder.

29 Oct 2019 - 6:42PM

We've all had the odd sleepless night, but what if that happens every time you go to bed? We take a closer look at this sleep disorder.

What is insomnia? What causes it, how to prevent, and how to deal when you can't fall asleep
Peer pressure: expert advice on how to deal with it and stay true to yourself

The desire to fit in can sometimes make it feel like you have to do what everyone else is doing, even if you don't want to. But it doesn't have to be that way.

2 Oct 2019 - 4:32PM

The desire to fit in can sometimes make it feel like you have to do what everyone else is doing, even if you don't want to. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Peer pressure: expert advice on how to deal with it and stay true to yourself
A beginner's guide to cryptocurrency like Bitcoin and blockchain, and how you can profit from them

There are definite risks to investing in digital money - but there are some awesome benefits, too.

30 Sep 2019 - 3:00PM

There are definite risks to investing in digital money - but there are some awesome benefits, too.

A beginner's guide to cryptocurrency like Bitcoin and blockchain, and how you can profit from them
9 essential travel apps you need to download before you leave home

Make sure you're fully prepared for any eventuality by making sure these apps are on your phone before you head off on vacation.

27 Dec 2019 - 10:20AM

Make sure you're fully prepared for any eventuality by making sure these apps are on your phone before you head off on vacation.

9 essential travel apps you need to download before you leave home
Make these 5 minor changes to your lifestyle habits for a big impact on your physical and mental health

Sometimes, you only need to make a small tweak to your regular routine to make a big impact on the well-being of your body and mind.

7 Oct 2019 - 2:19PM

Sometimes, you only need to make a small tweak to your regular routine to make a big impact on the well-being of your body and mind.

Make these 5 minor changes to your lifestyle habits for a big impact on your physical and mental health
Topless bars, bikini-clad escorts and smelly bean curd: Hong Kong’s official 1980s tourist guide

Hong Kong welcomed more than 2.5 million overseas visitors in 1981, drawn here by the world famous harbour, bargain shopping, and, if the official tourist guide is anything to go by, topless bars and bikini-clad escorts.

17 Sep 2018 - 10:48AM

Hong Kong welcomed more than 2.5 million overseas visitors in 1981, drawn here by the world famous harbour, bargain shopping, and, if the official tourist guide is anything to go by, topless bars and bikini-clad escorts.

Topless bars, bikini-clad escorts and smelly bean curd: Hong Kong’s official 1980s tourist guide