Archive | August 2012

What to Do if Your Wife is Addicted to Feng Shui

How could we live without feng shui? It was a real disaster but not a life. All the times of furniture were in wrong places and the mirrors were hanging on the wrong walls. The dining tables standing in the area of bad energy flow prevented us from healthy meals and the beds situated in discordance with feng shui rules caused nightmares. I have been surprised when I learned that it was possible to be happy just moving your furniture around the flat. I’ll tell you haw to become a successful person with the help of feng shui and not to go nuts. The wise Chinese women made their husbands move the heavy wardrobes and replace tables to fill their living with happiness.

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5 Facts About Fast Food

A pair of In-N-Out cheeseburgers.

It’s been a long time since the word combination “fast food” has turned from the common noun into a censure. Nowadays, this is the synonym of unhealthy food, but in fact, initially, this word is defined as food that can be prepared and consumed fast and without any difficult manipulations. Thus, not every meal that is tagged “fast food” has a negative impact on your health. It depends on a fast food chain, and today I’m going to bust myths or prove some common beliefs about fast food.

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Knightly Weekend on Malta

If you want to turn back time and feel what it was like to live in the medieval Europe, you can make your dream come true by visiting Malta – the most knightly island in the world. Besides, you can combine your chase of historical heritage with lying on the beach and meet the yachts returning from The Middle Sea Race. Narrow streets without a single tree, huge domes of churches will carry you through the centuries to the Malta of the past.

The most interesting historical part of Malta is Valetta which is included in the list of UNESCO. Its streets and squires remained practically unchanged since the sixteenth century. Here you can visit St. John’s Co-Cathedral with the tombs of knights, or the Palace of Great Magister or walk along Republic Street (which is, by the way, the souvenir paradise for tourists) to the St. Elmo fort. You should also have a look at Mdina, the old capital of Malta. It seems that the time has stopped in this town forever. The gourmets will also find something interesting on Malta as this island is rich with sea products. Tasty local fish is called lampuca, another dainties are squid and cuttlefish which you can taste sitting in one of the numerous restaurants on the seafront.

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Summer Threatens Your Figure

It is widely believed that summer is excellent time for keeping fit and loosing weight. We have no appetite as we do not have to spend additional calories on warming. But nevertheless lots of girls mysteriously gain weight during summer. You should know the enemies of your figure and be careful with them – they are not as harmless as it may seem.

The first dangerous factor has very nice and sweet appearance and follows you all summer long. I mean ice-cream which is famous and widely loved for its cooling effect in the heat of the day. However, this product is the source of fats and carbohydrates, which are difficult to get rid of, especially if you leak ice-cream while lying on the beach and are not planning to perform any activity within next few hours. You can use the alternative to ice-cream – fruit ice. There are only twelve calories in one bar of fruit ice (if no sugar is added). Besides, this dessert is quite easy to prepare – just take some berries or fruit you like and blend them in the blender until they are smooth. Then pour this mess into pop molds and put them in freezer for about 5 hours.

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Tibet: Center of Spiritual Tourism

Nowadays this relatively small place in Himalayas is a real magnet for the huge flow of tourists. Among them one can meet the lovers of the exotic cultures, the extreme fans who prefer the mountains and sleeping outside to the comfortable hotels and sunny beaches and the serious pilgrims who want to get acquainted with the center of Eastern philosophy. The ones who enjoy the unusual nature full of contrasts also may find a lot of interesting in Tibet.

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Nick Wooster the Fashionist.

It is pretty strange but I have failed to find any information on Nick Wooster. How come? Well, I don’t know but the only thing I managed to find is some poor facts from his biography and of course lot of his pictures. Well, it is known that he is a journalist and started his career at Saks. Later he worked as an assistant of Peter Rizzo in Barneys New York and finally he gained recognition and fame working for Neiman Marcus Group as a fashion director. Nowadays he is supposed to be a style icon of men’s fashion based in New York. He runs his own fashion agency Wooster Consultancy launched in 2005 and works nowadays with Thom Browne, Chaiken Clothing and Mac Cosmetics.

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