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  • Choose An Awkward Scenario, Get A Cute Puppy To Make It Better

    These may not solve your problems, I know, just try to revel in these little floofers.

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    Should You Order A Pizza Tonight?

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  • Why Matcha Green Tea?

    Why Drink Matcha Green Tea? So, you already know what green tea is. You probably know people who drink it – the Yogi from work, your mom when she found out it was healthier than her usual English breakfast blend, or you, if you’re feeling adventurous at Cosco. Perhaps you’ve seen matcha green tea on Instagram and have heard it’s better for you than the tea bags, but the higher price has got you skeptical. Is matcha green tea really any different than the stuff in tea bags you’d pick up from the supermarket? The short answer is yes – drastically. Instead of being loose leaves in a tea bag, matcha is stone-ground into a powder, meaning that you drink everything you put into your cup. You see, while green tea is famous for its antioxidant content, with brewed green tea you’re throwing most of that away when you bin the leaves or tea bag. The hot water can extract some of these antioxidants, but when compared to matcha, it’s a tiny fraction of what you could be getting. In fact, you’d have to drink approximately ten cups of brewed green tea in order to get around the same amount of antioxidants as in one cup of matcha. Matcha gives you your full dose. And it’s a big dose. You’ve probably heard of ‘superfoods’, and how they are famous for being high in antioxidants as well. Well, put down the smoothie maker, because matcha is higher in antioxidants than blueberries, acai berries, broccoli, and spinach. So instead of struggling through your morning green smoothie, you could be enjoying a cup of delicious matcha instead. Don’t worry, it looks just as pretty on Instagram. But let’s rewind a second – what exactly are antioxidants? They’re what keep your body working well. They help boost your immune system and make sure your body is good to go when it comes to fighting both infections and chronic diseases. They also help prevent aging, what’s not to like? Okay, that all sounds good, but what if you need your daily cup of coffee to get up in the morning? I get it, but depending on the serving, a cup of matcha contains around 35-45mg of caffeine. That’s around 2/3s of the amount you’d get from a cup of brewed coffee or half of what you’d get from a cup of instant. Although technically this is less caffeine, it may not necessarily mean that you end up with less energy. Many people find that after they switch to matcha, they get more of an energy boost than they did with coffee. There are a few reasons why this might be. For one, coffee gives you your energy all at once. This might result in you feeling jittery, or experiencing a crash after your coffee high. Matcha releases its energy more slowly due to its L-Theanine content, and some people believe that the nutritional content of matcha gives them an energy boost too. The L-Theanine also has calming properties, which is why after drinking matcha you’ll probably find that you feel relaxed as well as alert. This is actually the reason behind why matcha has long been consumed by Japanese Buddhist monks before meditation. Due to this calm-alert combination, matcha won’t put you on edge or leave you with the coffee shakes either. It’s the drink equivalent of having a handful of nuts instead of a sugary chocolate bar. And while we’re on the subject of coffee, you won’t have to worry about bad breath after drinking matcha, which is another downside of harboring that coffee habit. You might be wondering by now, what’s the catch? Let’s be honest, we’re not always up for things just because they’re healthy. Wheatgrass shots are also supposed to be healthy… but that doesn’t mean we’re queueing up to get them. But this is the great thing about matcha – it’s naturally delicious. Whereas western drinks like tea and coffee often need sugar and milk in order to improve their taste, matcha is most commonly served by itself. In fact, the taste is so good that it’s often used to improve the taste of other things. As well as being used as an ingredient in baked goods such as cakes, you can find matcha in ice cream, and in Japan, even in KitKats! While matcha cakes might not be quite as healthy as the tea, the fact people are adding matcha to their treat food is proof of its great flavor. Are you converted? If you’re keen to get your hands on some matcha, head over to matcha.com to pick the best blend for you. You can buy matcha green tea powder on its own, or if you’re eager to do it properly, you can pick up a full matcha starter kit instead. Team Matcha Kari

  • RJ Fenty Tweeted 'Poo' Then Deleted It Straight Away Why?

    RJ Fenty tweeted 'poo' then deleted it straight away why?

  • Must Try Themed Restaurants In Delhi-NCR

    Are you in the mood for a quirky eat-out plan? Then there’s no place better than Delhi-NCR.From fun eateries to interesting restaurants, Delhi is just full of quirky and unusual restaurants which serve diverse cuisines and come replete with global themes.

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    12 "Would You Rather" Questions That Are Not For The Faint Hearted

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  • Answer 10 Random Questions And We'll Tell You Which Chow Chow Will Be Your Next Instagram Obsession

    Answer some random questions, and we'll tell you which ball of fluffy cuteness that you need to follow on Instagram!

  • Compassion and other human emotions are not alien to chickens

    British researchers from the University of Bristol conducted a series of studies to determine whether domesticated birds can experience feelings.

  • She said "wow!". In China, a couple of dogs married

    An unusual wedding ceremony was held in the Chinese city of Kunming. By marriage, two loving canine hearts were held together. Photos of this wedding sparked a heated discussion among the users of the Network.

  • 10 Things You Need To Understand About Introverts

    A guide to understanding your hermit of a friend

  • The Pope spoke about a paradise for animals

    Pope Francis consoled the boy, who mourned the death of his dog, assuring him that the doors of Paradise were open to animals.

  • What Do Meme Lovers Think About? Find Out!

    50 fresh memes as 'mohstly' submitted by Imgur fans. Thanks to IG:@steelmemes10 as one of the main contributors

  • 15 Gif Of Dogs Helping That Will Make You Say Awwww

    15 insanely cute gifs of dogs helping everyone.

  • Dalek Days: Diary Of A Disabled Person.

    A new blog post has been released.

  • Hubble Captures Massive Dead Disk Galaxy that Challenges Theories of Galaxy Evolution

    By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery—the first example of a compact yet massive, fast-spinning, disk-shaped galaxy that stopped making stars only a few billion years after the big bang. Finding such a galaxy early in the history of the universe challenges the current understanding of how massive galaxies form and evolve, say researchers. When Hubble photographed the galaxy, astronomers expected to see a chaotic ball of stars formed through galaxies merging together. Instead, they saw evidence that the stars were born in a pancake-shaped disk.

  • Some REALLY Cool Sunglasses Everyone Should Buy!!

    I´m guilty for having WAAY to many sunglasses but honestly can you ever have enough?? Here are some really cool sunglasses everyone should buy NOW!! I selected a few of my favorites, both budget friendly and some designer glasses.

  • Six Insanely Luxe Log Cabins To Celebrate Log Cabin Day

    Forget everything you thought you knew about the rough-hewn wooden abodes. These six sumptuous cabins offer up amenities like private suites, jetted soaking tubs, built-in fire pits, waterfront access, and views for miles. Bring on the gourmet s'mores!

  • A Better Way To B12

    Indispensable to the nervous system, especially in seniors and to growth, it comes exclusively from the diet. The importance of vitamin B12 cannot be overemphasized. Only certain bacteria are capable of producing this vitamin, and they are not part of the intestinal fauna. Its two main functions are the maintenance of the brain and blood.

  • Which Adam Ant Should Sweep You Off Your Feet?

    Get off your knees and hear the insect prayer

  • 15 Ninja Dog Gifs

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  • 20 Cute Australian Animals That Say Australia Isn't All Bad

    Everyone thinks that Australia is full of ravenous spiders and wild drop-bears. But these cute little animals will prove otherwise!

  • The Woman Behind This Invention Deserves An Award

    Look no further, friend. If you love baths, you'll want to see this.