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Monthly Archives: October 2013

How do I find the perfect flat mate?

For students living away from home for the first time, or those moving out of halls into their own rented flat, finding the right living companion may not be as easy as it sounds.

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Prepare your online presence for death

Social media users are being advised to make arrangements for their accounts in case they die. 

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UK is a social media leader

The French may be known for their friendly kiss, kiss greetings and the Italians for the importance they place on family, but Britons are at the top of the scale when it comes to social networking.

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It’s time to get personal

Customers are increasingly looking for a more personal relationship with retailers, according to a new study.  The survey, by Groupon, found that shoppers expect targeted communication…

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It’s not over for handwriting yet

Handwriting was fast becoming a forgotten skill, banished to the days of old in favour of computer keyboards and touch screen typing.

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Bugs for tea

Insects are on the menu, and not just for Halloween.

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You can look younger every day

There are stories in the news almost every day about new treatments that claim to make you look younger – from plastic surgery to eating superfoods. Whatever happened to growing old gracefully?

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Works of ‘art’ on a plate recorded for posterity

Tired of their artistic creations being devoured and destroyed within minutes, chefs are taking to capturing their dishes on camera in order for them to be admired for a little longer.

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TV doctor reveals the biggest health myths

A presenter on BBC’s latest health series Trust Me I’m A Doctor, Dr Michael Mosley has written up an extensive and enlightening list of common myths we often fail to question for The Times. From avoiding sun to coffee and living steadfast by habits that won’t change a thing, here are some of his revelations:

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Love is blind with new faceless dating app

If love is blind then maybe online dating is the key to long-lasting relationships. 

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