9 Things to Know This Week (21 October 2016)

9 Things to Know 21 October 2016

A weekly series that highlights 9 things to know from the best stories around the web this week

9 Things to Know 21 October 2016

  1. Running is great for thinking and letting your mind wonder. But if you just want to shut it up for a while go short and fast. During high intensity workouts like running flat-out it’s a lot harder to start thinking through problems than when you’re running comfortable [The Science of Us]

 

  1. A 2 ingredient DIY facial toner that’s good for your skin and the environment [Grace Charlotte]

 

  1. Seven Year Old Sofia celebrates being Down Syndrome, shutting down misconceptions about it being scary in this adorable clip [Refinery29]

RELATED: How one Family is Changing the Way we See Down Syndrome

 

  1. This is the most common food in celebrity’s diets. Spoiler: It’s not what you think and you probably have one in your fridge [Body and Soul]

 

  1. Jax of JHBeats shared her version of healthy rice crispy treats here and now we want to make them again [Jhbeats]

RELATED: Make Your Own Healthy Rice Crispy Treats

 

  1. There’s a baby sleeping bag that repels mosquitoes. The only question is, does it come in adult sizes? [Rattle and Mum]

 

  1. Is sriracha actually healthy? Don’t read this if you’re trying to cut out added sugar and you love sriracha on everything [Well and Good]

 

  1. South Africa’s recent drought means there’s been a huge push to conserve water and limit your usage. If you haven’t been careful these pictures of a shockingly empty Vaal Dam may change that [Good Things Guy]

 

  1. How bad is it to hold in your pee? Your bladder is able to stretch to hold 1000ml of liquid. After that it’s set to burst (literally). If you regularly hold it in, watch this fascinating video of Ted Ed which details how the inner workings of your bladder works and why you should just go [Ted Ed]

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Zissy Lewin

Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. She likes to make things, do things and wear things.
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