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Top 5 Gifts For Dog Lovers

Top 5 Gifts For Dog Lovers

Having a pet dog is a joy; a beautiful fluffy boy or girl who will remain by your side through good times and bad, always ready to give you a slobbery kiss whenever you’re down. I have a pet Jack Russell and he’s probably the single most loyal person (yes, I refer to him as a person) in my life, ...

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Top 5 Travel Accessories That Won’t Cost The Earth

Top 5 Travel Accessories That Won’t Cost The Earth

Going on holiday is about much more than the destination. For me, half the fun is getting organised, buying new clothes and accessories, planning my journey and getting more than a little excited. Of course, there are many practical elements to travel that need to be addressed, such as what color suitcase will you take?! Just a joke, but seriously, ...

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Top 5 Best Dry Shampoo Brands

Top 5 Best Dry Shampoo Brands

These days, time is precious. We always seem to be rushing from one commitment to the next, fitting in day to day tasks whenever we can; in fact, sometimes it can be hard to fit everything in. Maybe you’re like me, and you wake up in the morning, your alarm heralding the start of a new day, you immediately groan ...

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Top 5 Anti-Wrinkle Eye Creams To Help You Stay Forever Young

Top 5 Anti-Wrinkle Eye Creams To Help You Stay Forever Young

We are bombarded with advertisement campaigns these days; products all promising to make us look younger, turn back the clock and as a result, we’re supposed to be happier and more radiant. It can be confusing to know which products actually work! The signs of aging can first start to show around the delicate eye area, with crow’s feet and ...

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The 5 Best Over-Ear Headphones For The Discerning Audiophile

The 5 Best Over-Ear Headphones For The Discerning Audiophile

Hands up those of you who hate in-ear headphones? I certainly do! Earache, the buds falling out when you’re at a crucial point in that film, and the way they always seem to get in a tangle no matter how tidily you put them away. Thankfully, technology has advanced, and over-ear headphones are now making a huge comeback. I’m not ...

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Top 5 Best Self Tanners – Bronzers That Won’t Break The Bank

Top 5 Best Self Tanners – Bronzers That Won’t Break The Bank

Summer is here and that means baring the legs for the first time since the dark depths of winter. If you’re like me, those pins will be lily white and possibly blinding for those in near proximity! However, harsh UV rays from the sun may feel warming when the vitamin D begins to flow, but they can be dangerous for ...

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The Top 5 Deadliest Earthquakes In History

The Top 5 Deadliest Earthquakes In History

Mother Nature’s fury, acts of God, natural disasters, whatever you want to call them, earthquakes are both deadly and destructive, and the damage ranges hugely from event to event. Measured by the Richter Magnitude Scale, often known just as the Richter Scale, this measures the energy emitted by a particular earthquake, and scores it on a range. The worst earthquakes ...

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The 5 Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions In History

The 5 Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions In History

Some of the deadliest things on the planet hold a certain mystery, be it undiscovered mountains, mysterious rainforests or our topic, volcanoes. There is possibly no better example of the fury of Mother Nature than an erupting volcano – terrifying and catastrophic, when a volcano decides to blow, there’s nothing and no-one standing in its way. I recently travelled to ...

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5 Great Family Vacation Destinations

5 Great Family Vacation Destinations

Family vacations  – the term alone brings to mind memories of long, hot summer days, endless sun, laughs, smiles and the smell of suntan lotion. For me, my childhood family memories are precious, so it’s important to make sure we get the destination right when we’re planning summer vacations. Of course, there are thousands of holiday destinations, but just what ...

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The Top 5 News Stories Of 2012

The Top 5 News Stories Of 2012

Roll up, roll up! Read all about it! 2012 was full of newsworthy tid-bits, from huge political scandals to sporting achievements. We had topsy-turvy weather, technological advances which unfortunately turned out to be a little less amazing than first promised, and crazy dances that swept across the globe. Here are five of the top news stories of last year, according ...

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