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Weekly Round-Up #265: Coffee, Tea And Identity

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Weekly Round-Up #265: Coffee, Tea And Identity

Welcome to this week’s round-up, I hope you’ve had a fun and productive week.

This week we take a look at 41 suprising coffee facts and 45 benefits of drinking coffee and to balance your caffine intake out, we also look at the science behind the benefits of drinking green tea. We also 25 ways to improve your memory and also some worrying statistics that show how widely our identities are used or checked every day.

41 Surprising Coffee Statistics & Facts That Will Blow Your Mind! – Brew Smartly

Coffee isn’t only the second most-consumed drink in the USA after water, it’s also an interesting subject historically and culturally, tying together coffee drinkers across the world and across centuries. Plus, coffee is a truly huge part of the global economy! Brew Smartly have scoured the depths of the internet to find information on the history of coffee, how we drink coffee now, and the trends to keep an eye on for the future.

45 Benefits Of Drinking Coffee Every Day – Coffee Belly

Coffee has many benefits other than just helping you wake up in the morning and starting your day on the right note. Although that benefit alone might be the biggest reason why you drink coffee, scientists are finding a lot of positive health benefits that result in drinking coffee. Coffee Belly has put together a fantastic list of 45 benefits of drinking coffee – not that you need an excuse to brew yourself a cup, of course!

21 Science-Backed Health Benefits Of Green Tea – Foodlve

The main reason why green tea is such a popular tea is because of its health benefits. And, of course, these benefits have to draw from the nutritional components, right? Well, let FoodLve break it down for you. Compared to black tea and coffee, green tea has very little caffeine content. It has 20-45 mg caffeine per 8 ounces of a brewed cup. But, it is also true that the caffeine amount depends on the steeping time and the amount of green tea used for the infusion. Caffeine content aside, green tea has zero calories in it. The best part of nutrition comes from a wide range of antioxidants and polyphenols present in Green Tea.

Museum Of Curios – Admiral Insurance

Leading household insurer, Admiral, have analysed internal data from the last 8 years and created the Museum of Curios using gamification to display the most curios collectables that customers have insured over the years and how much they are worth. If any avid gamers have any Warhammer 40k models, they could now be worth £5,000 For the readers among us, a First edition A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf was valued and insured for £10,000 and if you’re someone who has collected stamps throughout the year, your collection could bring you a whooping £20,245!

25 Ways On How To Remember Things And What You Read Fast – Great Big Minds

In 2006, researchers at UC Irvine’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory published a journal article titled “A case of unusual autobiographical remembering.” The article presents the case study of Jill Price (under the pseudonym of “AJ”): the first person ever to be diagnosed with highly superior autobiographical memory, or HSAM. Individuals like Price hold critical insights into the question of how to remember things long after they enter our brains. Unlike most people, she has the remarkable ability to recall distant memories with surprising clarity. This article looks at whether that’s something you could learn to do as well.

10 Most Popular Online Courses On Udemy – RingCentral UK

Over the past few months, many of us have had time to sit and think more than usual. And a lot of us have come to the conclusion that we would like to learn and improve our skills. It’s no surprise that when allowed to reflect on life goals and career aspirations, people want the chance to improve where possible. Taking a course to reach these personal development goals is the perfect solution. The Courier reports that some firms have even seen a massive 1,790% increase in uptake of training programmes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

How To Clean An Oven And Oven Racks: A Step By Step Guide – Ktchn Essentials

When it comes to the “household to-do list,” there are a few things that are seemingly always at the bottom. Organize the garage? No thanks. Clean the windows? Maybe next month. Clean the oven? Doesn’t sound too important. Having a clean oven may not seem too important (no one’s looking in there anyway), but there are some signs that you should move that to the top of the list. Not having a clean oven can be seen, smelled, and even tasted. Excess build up in your oven can cause your oven to smoke while you’re cooking, and it usually doesn’t smell very good. This build up being cooked right along with the food you’re cooking can even begin to affect how your food tastes. So, how can you get your oven clean? Don’t worry, ktchn essentials has all the info you need.

Where Your Identity Takes You In A Day – Hello Soda

It is estimated that the cost of identity fraud to the UK economy is £5.4billion and that cybercrime and fraud make up almost 50% of reported crime. Your identity is arguably your most valuable asset, but how often are you aware of all the ways that you use it to transact? With the lines of physical and digital identity becoming increasingly blurred, it’s more important than ever to safeguard your identity during transactions. HelloSoda explores a typical (pre-pandemic) day to see how easily one can expose their ID information to considerable security risks.

Every Student’s Checklist For Achieving Sustainable Living In College – PCliquidations

Getting into college or university in the U.S. is an expensive undertaking. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the annual cost of tuition, fees, room, and board averaged $17,237 for public colleges/universities so saving money is one of the goals of sustainable living, a responsible and holistic approach of utilizing resources to support current needs without compromising that of the future. The other goals of sustainable living are helping the environment, living healthily and working with the community for the common good. Living sustainably seems like a tall order, but any college student can put their mind to the cause.

25 Incredible Benefits Of Gardening – Happy DIY Home

Gardening is much more than a hobby or fun pastime. In fact, there are many proven benefits of gardening that people enjoy. No matter if you’re a hobby gardener or a professional-level horticulturist, spending time out digging in the dirt and caring for your plants, you too can enjoy these various benefits of gardening. If you’re not sold on the concept, Happy DIY Home is going to change your mind with this article.

Gender Split – Top 100 Instagram Influencers In The World – PostBeyond

It’s no secret that gender roles and pay gaps are still prevalent in companies around the world, with some celebrities taking massive pay cuts in order to match up with their female counterparts. But have you ever wondered if there’s a similar gender gap for Influencers on Instagram? PostBeyond has analysed the top 100 followed accounts on Instagram, and can reveal the pay gap as well as the salary each influencer gets paid for a post.

Recycle Today! – Fresh Big Bang

We all know today that unless we take it seriously, we will end up surrounded by plastics and other wastes. According to the World Wildlife Fund, more than one third of natural resources in Earth were consumed in the last 30 years. And the consumption rate is increasing, causing that we are literally taking more from the Earth than it can provide. If you are one of those thinking “I’ve got to do something!”, but you don’t know where to start, we have good news for you. You have already started. Your commitment is the first step!

Europe’s Favourite Luxury Ski Resorts – Altitude Ski and Snowboard School

Many people’s summer holidays were cancelled, however, even if you can’t bag a whole week off of work, there’s still time for your 2020 winter break (travel restrictions permitting of course!) Winter holidays are our best opportunity to relax, have fun and unwind after such a stressful year, so Altitude Ski School, the professional ski and snowboard school, researched some of the best ski resorts Europe has to offer, and found out how long it takes to travel between them, so that you can fit in a trip to the slopes just in time for Christmas. Whether you’re looking for relaxation and luxury, or particularly challenging routes to test your skills, you can ditch the sun loungers and dig out your skis, to cruise down some of the most beautiful pistes in all of Europe.

PR Outreach: How To Do It Right (+ Templates, Tips & Tools) – Respona

There is no doubt that PR outreach can help your business grow. The only problem? That most people are doing it wrong. And, with 57% of top-tier publishers receiving between 50 and 500 pitches per week, you can see why most pitches never get read. As someone who received hundreds of Guest Post pitches, P.R outreach emails and affiliate requests I can’t tell you enough how terrible it is to get an email with an ambiguous subject lines (“Quick Question” seems to be the favourite of late) so you’ll want to increase your chances of your email being read and responded to. In this guide from respona.com, you’ll learn what PR outreach is and how to do it the right way, as well as get a list of the best tips and tools concerning this topic.

Have A Great Week

I hope you have enjoyed this round-up, as always if you have any links you like to share with me and my readers please contact me through the website or send me a tweet.

Until next time, Stay Productive!

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Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running FlippingHeck.com, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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