Sunday, 24 September 2017


Are e-cigarettes the best way to kick your smoking habit?

E cigarette

The last of the shishas have been extinguished in the capital, but at a swanky new retail outlet, well-heeled men lean over a wood-panelled counter, inhaling what appears to be smoke from small electronic devices. But as they are quick to clarify, it is not smoke, but vapour. Dense, white ...

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How to Stop Dating the Wrong People


When it comes to your romantic past, the saying “history repeats itself” may feel especially relevant. That’s because it can be really tough (read: nearly impossible) to break old patterns and avoid falling for the same type of person, again and again. As a result, those relationships fizzle (or crash and burn) in similar ...

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New study shows we’re going to live a lot longer

A new study shows that Irish men and women can now expect to live well into their eighties. The research, carried out by scientists from the Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) published their findings in the Lancet today. Irish men born in 2030 will ...

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Exactly How To Have A G-Spot Orgasm


Vaginal orgasms have been controversial ever since Freud insisted they were superior to clitoral Os, but one thing everyone seems to agree on is that they’re rare. Most research has found that, at most, only 20 to 25 percent of women have them, and one study in 2014 even suggested ...

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Valentine’s Day Special: A cynic’s view of love and romance

The last time Julia de Villepin ‘celebrated’ Valentine’s Day, she found herself turning as red as the roses she received. Out of anger and embarrassment. “He offered me a big bouquet of flowers. I appreciated the gesture, but I was ashamed; I hate being spotlighted.” Clearly, her man should have ...

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Women lose their mental sharpness in their 50s

Women’s brains start going downhill in their 50s – a decade earlier than previously believed, scientists have warned. On average the female mind loses up to 5 per cent of its sharpness between 50 and 60, researchers found. But they said the drop-off did not seem to be caused by ...

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Driving during the bad weather

If you are driving during the bad weather, here is some advice to make sure you keep safe: Before setting off: Do you know where your fog lights are? Check you know how to switch them on and off before you start driving. While driving in fog: Go slower. Maintain ...

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Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a public warning over the risks of acrylamide – a chemical compound that forms in some foods when they are cooked at high temperatures (above 120C). A ...

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The world’s most colourful cities

COLOURS spread happiness and these cities decided to shun drab, grey buildings for some interesting colours. Have a look at some of the most colourful cities in the world and see if you can spot one of Pakistan’s very own cities. Maybe you will be inspired to paint your surroundings. Guanajuato, ...

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