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Hate Protein Shakes? – What to do?

If you find it hard to stomach protein shakes, and we don’t mean lactose intolerance here… we mean physically drinking  protein shakes with milk or water on the daily, we think we have found a simple and enjoyable way to get your protein into your system and actually enjoy the experience. Of course, if you don’t hate […]

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Short Inspirational Quotes to live by

When you feel down, and everyone feels down at some point in their life, the hope is, at the very least, one of the below inspirational quotes in our list, will not only lift your spirits, but, by way of  a small few words, these inspirational quotes, crafted by someone better than I, help inspire you to […]

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1890 numbers ireland: Avoid calling 1890 and 0818 numbers & save money

Many Irish companies offer 1890 support/contact numbers. These, so called ‘low call numbers’, are often excluded from bundled phone plans on both landline and mobile networks. 1890 numbers may cost from 5 cent to 31c per minute depending on network. Before you call that number take a look at the website for company you want […]

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4 great Youtube tech channels you should be subscribing to

A little tip, when you browse youtube and find a channel you like – subscribe to it.  Then every time you visit youtube you get a much more refined experience, and if you love your tech like, me you get to stay up to date on the latest. Below, are some youtube channels you should really be […]

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8 things that could make Android Wear a must, for any fitness enthusiast

One caveat to this post, getting notifications is a nice feature, but who is the audience for these “wear” devices? Well, fitness enthusiastic people would be a pretty big audience i’d say, but so far watches like the LG watch and the Samsung Gear 2 rely completely on a connected mobile device. Sometimes you need […]

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How to detox your body with water

Drinking enough water, as most  people already know is a good way to flush your liver and keep you healthy. Apparently, it helps flush away those toxins*,  and when you think about it humans are basically sacks of water about 60% of us is water! But water is boring, and if you like something with […]

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The dangers of social media

Do you like curly fries? Have you Liked them on Facebook? Watch this talk to find out the surprising things Facebook (and others) can guess about you from your random Likes and Shares. By the way Liking useful.ie say’s a log of good things about you too… (more…)

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How to easily clean a juicer?

Once you have had your first healthy fruit and vegetable juice, you will quickly realise you are left with an awful mess to clean up. While extracting juice has been perfected, these days most juicers will give you a tasty sludge free juice, however cleaning the machine has become an nightmare. Here are a few tips, to […]

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Team Gavin Glynn Appeal

Gavin was diagnosed with a rare form cancer known as Rhabdomyosarcoma on 19th October 2011. Rhabdomyosarcoma is a cancerous (malignant) tumour of the muscles that are attached to the bones. If you would like to help text  Gavin to 50300 to give a 4 euro donation. Click here visit their support site and help them out.

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Glasses for visually impaired people, offer hope

Smart glasses developed at Oxford University for the registered blind are being trialled in public spaces for the first time. This is a  story of hope, and for me, one of excitement –  this is when technology goes from being a useful tool, to increasing people’s quality of life, possibly  ten fold. The glasses enhance images of nearby […]

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How do I save money on Protein Powder?

Protein Powder is an essential shake in most athletes diet. But, as you may have noticed that can be expensive. If you are finding this to be the case, an option to consider is one of these two websites (outlined below) which offer high quality (read the reviews) protein powders. Part of the saving comes […]

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Change TV source with SKY remote

I don’t know about you, but nothing, and I mean nothing, is worse than getting off your ass – setting down your beer, to change the TV source from SKY to your blu-ray player or media center. Yes, first world problems, and all that… But it can be a slight irritant. I accidently found out […]

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