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  • 5 things that make your man less fertile

    making men less fertile

    People thinking of having children often focus solely on the woman while the man is often making some fairly obvious – but serious – fertility mistakes.

    Sperm takes 90 days to mature but it is closer to two and a half months and diet and lifestyle play a crucial role in this process. Healthy sperm develops in the testicles for 50-60 days and are then excreted into the sperm-maturing tube, the epididymis, to complete their maturation for another 14 days.
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  • The 10 filthiest items in your office

    filthiest things in your office

    A lot of us make sure that our homes are always kept clean, tidy and free from germs – but what about the place we spend around 40 hours a week in, the office?

    The web has dug deep to uncover the dirtiest items in our workplace – and the list will leave you reaching for the hand sanitiser.

    It includes the obvious items like your computer mouse and keyboard, as well as unexpected entries like headphones and communal pens that can find their way into absent minded co-workers’ mouths…
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  • 5 health myths about tea we need to stop believing

    stop believing tea myths

    First things first: Let’s give tea the credit it’s due. In terms of our health, there’s plenty of research highlighting the benefits of this particular beverage, second in popularity in the world after water. Studies have shown that tea can help protect the heart, detoxifies harmful chemicals and reduces the risk of strokes.
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  • Ten short & inspiring quotes about spring

    ten short quotes about spring

    “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” — Rainier Maria Rilke

    spring has returned

    “Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” — Robin Williams

    let's party quote

    “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep the Spring from coming.” — Pablo Neruda

    pablo neruda quote

    “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” — Leo Tolstoy
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  • 10 Furry facts about Norwegian Forest cats

    ten furry facts about norwegian forest cats

    Here are a few other furry facts about the very Scandinavian feline.

    1. THEY’RE WARRIOR CATS

    The breed’s origins are a source of mystery. Norwegian Forest cats could be related to black-and-white short-haired cats from Great Britain, which the Vikings used as mousers on their ships. But they might also be descendants of long-haired cats brought to Scandinavia by the Crusaders.
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  • Top 12 jobs for people who don’t like people

    12-jobs-for-introverts

    Then you should probably avoid pursuing a career as a sales agent, a psychologist, or an elementary school teacher, all of which require more human interaction than you could likely tolerate.

    The careers described below were chosen based on two factors: how much a job requires workers to be in contact with others and how much a job requires workers to be pleasant with others.
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  • 10 dinner party entrees you can make for under $20

    10 dinner party entrees for under 20 bucks

    Friday dinner parties are a highlight of entire week. But when we tried to tighten the budget recently, we combed through bank statements and realized those weekly gatherings were making grocery bills balloon. So we tried a new approach to the menus: set a $20 limit on the main dish. Here are some of the faves:
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