How to cure a hangover

We’ve all been there: the pounding headache, the slight queasiness the unrelenting brightness of any and all lights. Yup, congrats, it’s a hangover. There are quite a few hangover remedies floating around the Internet: Sprite, chugging water and the ever-popular solution, a few Bloody Marys around brunchtime. It can be hard to figure out what will work and what’s a sham. [...]

Home is where the beauty is

Inspired by our theme of health, we decided to try out some homemade healthy beauty treatments to see if they were truly effective and worth the effort. All three treatments were made with products and supplies found in our kitchen, so grocery shopping and a trip to the drug store were not necessary for this endeavour. We broke each creation down and reviewed its quality in the aftermath of the trial-runs. [...]

A new class with a kick

It is not often that you see someone do a series of flips in the middle of a fight, let alone a handstand. But flipping was a common sight last week when Dalhousie’s Capoeira Club kicked off its first meeting with a quick skirmish. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art, often performed to the sounds of music and people clapping. [...]

Hali-sexxx

Strap on your strap-ons and lace up your leather. For the seventh year in a row, the Everything To Do With Sex Show heated up Halifax last weekend. Exhibitors filled the Cunard Centre with boobs, bondage and bunnies (the vibrating kind) for three days. Events at the show included everything from seminars on anal pleasure, to a contest to see who could fake the best orgasm. [...]

Visualizing 50 shades of grain

With their new film, Dr. William Davis and director Jeremy Seifert want to inspire you to take back your health. This unlikely duo is working on a new documentary about the health effects of consuming wheat and grain products. “I do eat bread … soft and squishy … butter on top,” Seifert admitted. “I say all that to say that I’m coming at this as a bit of an outsider.” [...]

Staying healthy in the wintertime

Halifax’s winter weather may be ghastly, but your diet doesn’t have to be. During the cold winter months, Jessie Doyle says both good health and happiness are achievable, but only with the correct diet. Doyle is a registered holistic nutritional consultant and a co-founder of Fruition, a raw food bar located at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market on Marginal Road. [...]

Cold buster?

Don’t expect David’s Tea cold survival kit to help you survive your cold. The “Starbucks of tea” is marketing “Six teas to get you through cold season,” each offering a blend of ancient remedies, along with the cold survival kit, containing some of these “cold-fighting teas.” [...]