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Remember how your Hindi teacher after catching you cheating in your exam would teasingly mutter, “nasal key lye phi anal chaise.” Who would have thought that she would make so much sense later on in life. No, this isn’t a throwback to your childhood days. I am talking about how so many Celebes in Hollywood are trying to play it cool fashion-wise along the lines of our favorite eccentric style icon–Ran veer Singh, despite lacking the attitude, body language, and the confidence that is required to pull that style off. We all know of his unconventional and bizarre fashion choices. From his sperm-like white onsite at Said Kapok’s pre-birthday bash to his maharani-like black net tee, he’s earned flak as well as fans for his offbeat dress sense. In fact, the outfits mentioned above happen to be two of his most talked-about ones. And it seems like a few Hollywood Celebes just couldn’t resist the urge to duplicate them. Don’t believe me? Take We know how everyone wants a piece of superstar Ran veer, but what we also know is the fact that Celebes trying to ape his style isn’t cool at all. Do they not realize that not every man has what it takes to pull off such quirky styles? Whatever happened to tailored suits and minimal goodies? Whatever happened to having your individual style in life? If only this B-Town Celebes had taken that Hindi teacher’s words of wisdom more seriously, they wouldn’t have made such fashion boo-boos. And definitely wouldn’t have ended up being the subjects of this story.
a look at Punjabi heartthrob, Dijet Dosanjh’s airport outfit. You can’t exactly deny its uncanny resemblance with Ranger’s infamous sperm outfit.
That’s not it. Popular T.V. anchor, Manish Paul too decided to don a peculiar net shirt with torn black jeans. And well, if that tee looked like a maharani on Ran veer to some people, and then we have to say that it looks no less than a transparent rug sack on other men.
You probably know the hymen as the stupid-a** thing that’s the keeper of your virginity. Oh that, and it makes having sexual intercourse for the first time a very painful and bloody ordeal.Except, most of what you know about the hymen might be incorrect. You see, all these notions of popping one’s cherry and the role of this little membrane in it are handed down from generation to generation–until they became engrained in pop culture and hence the collective memories of young ladies. In short, there’s a high chance that what you know about your hymen actually has no scientific basis. In any case, what you do need to know is right here.
The Hymen Doesn’t Really Cover the Vaginal Opening
We have come to think of the hymen as a shield covering the vaginal opening, waiting to be pierced open by the male member. This, however, is not true. Because had this been the case, virgin girls wouldn’t bleed out during menstruation as the membrane wouldn’t allow anything to flow out-until, of course, it was surgically removed. In fact, the hymen is a doughnut-shaped tissue lining the inside of your vagina. It has an opening in the middle which basically allows a free flow of period blood, and serves as an entryway for tampons and erections.
Not All Hymens Are the Same
More or less; all hymens have an opening (one out of 200 women are born with an imperforate hymen, which completely obstructs the vaginal opening). However, not all openings are the same. Some have a honeycomb structure with multiple openings, while others resemble ladders.
The Hymen Doesn’t Break
we’re talking about an extremely elastic tissue here. So, upon sexual intercourse the hymen doesn’t really break-it tears. And if you think, after the first few times the hymen magically disappears-you’re wrong. It stays right there, gradually thinning away.
It’s Constantly Changing
Here’s the thing: we don’t lose our virginity with the hymen we were born with. Let us explain. At birth the hymeneal tissue is quite thick. But as years go by-and as a result of walking, running, athletic activities, and masturbation-the tissue thins and wears away and its opening widens. By the time we come of age (read: are ready to have sex), it’s thin enough to enjoy for us carnal pleasures without pain. Which brings us to…?
The Pain is Not your Hymen’s Doing
Like we said, by the time you’re an adolescent the hymeneal tissue is really worn out and thin, and rarely causes discomfort. So, the pain you feel during your first tryst with sexual intercourse can be caused by a lot of things. Maybe you’re not wet enough down there and the friction is getting unbearable; your partner is a little too harsh with your nether regions; you’re dreading pain which is making you anxious and causing discomfort where there should be none; or you’re just not ready yet.
Your Hymen Is Not the Reason Why You Bleed
It’s time to permanently erase that culturally-approved image of white sheet with blood stains from your head, because get this: not all women bleed during their first time. And those who do, should not be blaming their poor little hymens-because this tissue is quite thin and has very little blood supply allotted to it. The vaginal tissue, on the other hand, is laden with red blood cells and not used to the thumping and pounding your first time might entail.
The Hymen is Not an Indicator of Your Virginity
You know it doesn’t always need to hurt and you know there is no guarantee that you’ll bleed-so then how is your hymen a tool to judge your virginity? In fact, biologically there is no one way to tell whether a woman is sexually active. In our opinion, virginity is a personal choice and shouldn’t be anybody else’s beeswax-even if that person is your significant other. But that’s a story for another day.
Days lost through sickness absence fell to a record low of around four per worker last year, official UK government figures have revealed.
Coughs and colds were among the most common forms for absence among the 137 million working days were lost from injuries and illnesses, the Office for National Statistics revealed. Depression was also regular excuse for sickness time-off.
The figure is equivalent to 4.3 days per worker in the UK, the lowest rate since records began in 1993, when it was 7.2 days.
The total peaked at 185 million in the late 1990s and has risen slightly in recent years as the UK total workforce has increased.
Sickness absence rates were highest in Wales and Scotland, at 2.6 per cent and 2.5 per cent respectively, and lowest in London, at 1.4 per cent.
Smokers had a higher absence rate at 2.5% than for those who had never smoked.
Here are the three most common causes for sickness absence in 2016, including number of days lost:
- Coughs and colds 34 million (24.8 per cent of the total)
- Musculoskeletal problems including back pain, neck and upper limb problems (30.8 million)
- Mental health issues including stress, depression, anxiety and more serious conditions such as manic depression and schizophrenia (15.8 million days)
There are hundreds of everyday items inside homes that people can be allergic to without even knowing. A home’s interior traps and harbours all sorts of allergens, sometimes making them impossible to avoid.From laundry detergent to bed sheets, there are plenty of common household things that can trigger reactions and illnesses, including perennial allergic rhinitis, eczema and asthma. See below what potential allergens could be lurking in your home.
1) Dust mites
About a quarter of a millimeter long, dust mites are microscopic creatures that live off the skin scales of humans and thrive in humid environments. They can be found in bedding, carpets, clothing and soft furnishing.
People allergic to these tiny bugs often aren’t directly allergic to the mite itself, but the proteins in their feaces.
Each mite produces around 20 of these droppings daily, which continue to cause allergic symptoms even after the mite has died.
Allergies to house dust mites is very common; asthma, eczema and perennial allergic rhinitis are all known to be linked to the mites.
Most of the exposure to the mite allergen occurs in the bed. Taking precautions by utilising allergy-proof covers and washing sheets regularly can help prevent allergic reactions.
Vacuums help banish the likes of dust and pet dander allergens, but an ill-treated machine will do quite the opposite.
An old or full vacuum will dredge up debris through the air and spread it around furniture and flooring, causing debris to build up and linger around for longer.
A full vacuum bag will hinder suction, leaving the dust and debris to have nowhere to go. Emptying a vacuum’s filter every six months or whenever the bag gets about three-quarters full will inhibit this.
3) Bath mats
As the chilly damp weather continues to dominate most of the current weather front, the temptation is to stay inside, turn up the heating and hot water usage. But if there’s not enough ventilation inside a home, this creates the perfect environment for mould to grow.
Positioned in a room that gets damp regularly, bathmats are an ideal culprit for mould spores, bacteria and dust mites to develop and travel through the air.
Washing bath mats monthly will prevent mould spores and bacteria from growing that can cause illnesses.
4) Upholstered furniture
Upholstered furniture can pick up allergens easily, including dust and bed mites.
Upholstered sofas and headboards are much harder to clean than most other household furnishings, and heavily contaminated items can make allergy symptoms worse.
Vacuuming can aid with removing some allergens lurking on the surface, but won’t get rid of the mites and bacteria living deeper in the fabric and stuffing.
5) Soft toys
Childrens plush toys can be swarming with dust mites that can bring about sneezing, wheezing, coughing and a runny nose. Or worse, an asthma attack in those who are heavily allergic.
Avoid this hidden danger by only purchasing soft toys that can be washed, and wash them monthly to keep the little critters at bay.
If toys are non-washable, spritzing them with an allergen reduce spray will reduce risks.
Second-hand bookstores and libraries are known for their musty smell, but people who suffer from dust allergies can face serious issues in such areas where thick layers of dust form.
The same applies for basements, attics, storage rooms, study rooms and bookshelves inside homes.
Wiping down surfaces, books and other collectibles will stop allergens from gathering and causing bad reactions.
Indoor plants encourage any room to appear more welcoming, however some, including ragweed, produce tiny wind-borne pollens that usually cause allergies.
While plants that depend on insect pollination, like most flowers, don’t.
Yet the strong scents given off by flowers can still be an irritant for some people and can cause continuous sneezing.
Heavily fragranced blooms like freesia and stargazer lilies are best swapped for neutral smelling blossoms such as dahlias and irises.
8) Laundry detergent
The ingredients in some laundry detergents and fabric softeners can cause some people to break out with allergic reactions.
Skin tightening, sneezing, itchy eyes and skin rashes such as eczema and hives can be triggered by detergent liquids directly touching the skin, or being transferred through clothes, towels or bed sheets.
For those with sensitive skin such allergic reactions can be prevented by avoiding detergents that are heavily fragranced or include sodium lauryl sulfate; a chemical that breaks the layer of oil on the skin that keeps it from drying out.
Most people are enjoying the marvellous mild March weather with temperatures edging above 17C in the south of England.But there’s a long way to go before the UK breaks its record for the warmest March day ever-recorded.March’s warmest ever temperature was 25.6C at Mepal, Cambridgeshire, on March 29, 1968. However thermometers regularly nudge above 20C so the UK is well-short of smashing March weather records.The March average for the south of the UK is just 10C and it looks as if the mercury will remain well above that mark for several days at least.
But thermometers are unlikely to beat the 18.3C recorded in London last month, which was the warmest day of the year so far and the seventh mildest winter day on record.Meteorological spring began on March 1, while the first day of astronomical spring is on March 20.