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Be Enthralled With the Beauty of Boracay

The island of Boracay in the Philippines has attracted a ton of attention over the past few years as more travelers get wind of this small patch of tropical beach bliss. Located only an hour by plane from Cebu and Manila, the common issues of overcrowding and wild parties have accompanied the influx of new ...

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Palm trees and white sand at Boracay Beach in the Philippines.

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics is designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity for productivity and health. It is multidisciplinary and draws from various fields as diverse as industrial engineering, computer science, biomechanics, safety engineering, and psychology. Virtually every workforce in the world uses ergonomics. The control rooms of big data use it, and so do small business offices. Factory ...

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Four business women sitting on office chairs.

3 Doors: The True Meaning of Harmony and Tranquility

Once upon a time, a young prince asked his renowned monk teacher: “What does the future hold for me?” The teacher replied: “You’ll encounter three doors on your journey in life. On each door, you’ll see some words. Then, when you read them, you’ll understand. I’ll be waiting for you after you’ve passed through the ...

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Large doors opening to the heavens.

Giving the Gift of Character to Children

The most important subjects children can learn aren’t graded. Those lessons are in strong character and moral values, yet we seldom receive instruction. Here are some of the best gifts to help introduce those great lessons and build character in your children. Developing companionship For children, the warmest love comes from the companionship of parents. ...

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Having Chinese Parents-In-Law Has Changed My Life

For thousands of years, daughters-in-law have dreaded their Chinese parents-in-law. Why? Because the son’s mother has more power and status in the family, according to Confucian principles of filial piety, sons — not daughters — are the only ones obligated to serve and care for their birth parents in their old age. As a result, ...

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An older Chinese couple.

The Mathematics of a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Researchers are a step closer to understanding how to prepare a perfect cup of coffee with the help of mathematics. Coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world, with estimates of more than a couple of billion cups consumed each day worldwide. Brewers have developed many methods to make the perfect ...

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A cup of coffee with roasted coffee beans.

Brown Sugar Beauty Tips for Natural Skin Care

Brown sugar is the best choice for women to nourish their blood. Besides that, it also has fantastic cosmetic benefits, which you may not know about. Chinese people often use it to make safe and healthy detoxification beauty foods. It is rich in minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. It can help smooth the skin and also promote skin metabolism. ...

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A bowl of brown sugar.

10 Easy Steps to Achieve Healthy, Pearl-White Teeth

Your teeth help you when you talk and chew, and they can also make or break your appearance and even your relationships with others. That is why it’s essential to maintain healthy, pearl-white teeth. 10 easy steps to achieve white teeth 1. Change your diet If you love smoking, drinking liquor, or even having a ...

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Young blonde woman with perfectly healthy teeth.

Are Toddlers Becoming Addicted to ‘Cocomelon’?

Cocomelon is an American YouTube channel and streaming media program acquired by the British company Moonbug Entertainment and maintained by the American company Treasure Studio. Cocomelon specializes in 3D animation videos of both traditional nursery rhymes and their own original children’s songs. However, child psychologists and parents have expressed concern over the anonymous nature of ...

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How to Make a Kombucha SCOBY From Scratch at Home

Interest in homemade healthy beverages has increased, and more people are ditching store-bought drinks. As a result, kombucha is quite popular among the health-conscious. This sweet-and-sour beverage is made with tea and a process that involves fermentation. It is said to have numerous health benefits. The beverage has been around for almost 2,000 years. The ...

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A kombucha SCOBY.