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Are Pimple Popping Videos Satisfying?

Pimple Popping Videos: Are they Satisfying?

We all know that we shouldn’t pop our pimples. We’ve been warned of infections and unwanted, long lasting scars. But, no one has condemned watching other people popping their pimples. There’s just something so satisfying about watching others pop their pimples, almost as satisfying as a warm cup of coffee in …

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Instant Noodles: Friend or Foe?

Instant Noodles: Friend or Foe?

Would you rather have a packet of Smith’s salted potato chips or a box of instant noodles when your assignment is due at 9 am the next day? You would want something warm, filling and refreshing to keep our stomachs happy, aka instant noodles, right? It’s a simple recipe:  just …

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A Misfit’s Guide to Wearable Technologies

A Misfit's Guide to Wearable Technologies

Buying a Misfit smartwatch three years ago in a jaded attempt to “get fit” was one of my biggest misbuys. It promised to monitor my heart rate, running speed and tell the time all in one. And that it did, to the closest two minutes. It had a placebo effect …

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Exclusive Insight Into Student’s Healthy Lifestyle

UNSW student gives an exclusive on his ‘healthy’ lifestyle.

Once you start uni, life consists of readings, work, debt and repeat. Many students ask themselves whether it is actually possible to be a healthy uni student. The answer? Yes. Bobby* a typical second-year commerce student let us follow him around for the day for an insight into what makes …

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Do Healing Crystals Work?

Healing Crystals are an alternative medicinal practice that claims to have healing powers. But do they actually have healing powers or are they simply colourful rocks? As an enthusiast of all things New Age, I decided to take a crack at healing crystals to figure out if they can heal …

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It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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A Dropkick’s Guide to University Sport: Touch Rugby

In contrast to last week’s Blitz sports article by Niko, who offered a thoroughly educational recap of all that was sport over the Summer, this week I will instead give a personal take on my first ever experience at participating in a uni sport. For the many of you who …

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