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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Next Time Your Parents Force You To Go Play Outside

  As a teen, there's basically nothing worse than being commanded by your parents to leave your room and "go play outside." But when it happened to him, this tech-loving teen knew exactly what to do. Take that, Mum.

Girl Talk: The 6 Most Annoying Texts Guys Send & How To Respond

A lot of the time, especially when it comes to crushes and dating, it can be really frustrating… especially when you’re dealing with a dude who sucks at texting. Believe me, there are plenty of them out there. There are few things more grating than getting annoying texts from a guy you like and having [...]

12 Secrets From Straight A Students For Getting Good Grades

When I was in high school, I was friends with a guy who was super smart. He was always the top of our class. As someone who was really good in school but never the best, I was amazed by him. Whenever we asked him for his secrets, he would shrug and say, “I just [...]

Girl Talk: 5 Bizarre Things You Didn’t Know About Lipstick

Lipstick is one of every girl’s favourite beauty products. Despite the obsession, there are some pretty gross things about lipstick. I don’t want to scare you, but check out these 5 horrifying things you never knew about lipstick. Wearing Lipstick Used To Mean You Were A Prostitute Thank goodness it doesn't anymore! Back in ancient [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference Between INTERESTING and INTERESTED

What is the difference between Interesting and Interested? I was chatting with someone last weekend and she made the statement below: I was really interesting in the child, but I couldn’t do anything to help her. The sentence is incorrect; unfortunately, I didn’t know how to say that to her. I can only hope she [...]

5 Better Ways To Say ‘I Don’t Know’ In The Classroom

Most times when we’re asked a question, we are too often likely to say we don’t know just because the answer doesn’t easily come to mind. Are you fond of answering a question with the response “I don’t know” in the classroom? Perhaps you should consider no longer saying that phrase and instead say these [...]

The difference between bacteria and viruses

Okay, so many of you are confused differentiating between bacteria and viruses. You see, bacteria are microscopic and they live just about everywhere, including extreme environments like hot springs and radioactive waste. Now, you can wag a finger at bacteria for things like ear infections and strep throat, but most types aren't harmful, and in [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between MORAL and MORALE

MORAL (noun / adjective) As a noun, a moral is the lesson learned from a story – often used in the expression “the moral of the story.” The plural form, morals, has a different meaning. It refers to a person’s standards of determining right and wrong behaviour: The doctor refused to perform an abortion because [...]

Brain Teaser: Who’s feeling like a Maths Genius? Try this

7 Huge Texting Mistakes You Don’t Realise You’re Making

Thank God for texting, I don’t know what I would do without it. Texting makes our lives much easier because we don’t have to talk on the phone if we don’t want to, and we can be in quick communication with people we want to talk to whenever we want. However, it’s also a curse [...]

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