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Why Do We Yawn?

Yawning is known in medical circles as ‘oscitation’ and is a single, deep and involuntary inhalation that stretches the muscles of the jaw and the trunk. It’s one of the least understood of all our functions, although scientists have had a good crack at it. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, believed people yawned to expel poisonous air from their body.

Upholstered bed

The Bedstar Guide to Upholstered Beds

Recent research found that furniture reupholstery is one of the tasks that people search for most on the internet. ‘DIY table’ has been the most popular term with around 62 000 searches per month. Then came ‘reupholstery’, which received around 49 000. It seems that in the lockdown period people have decided to get into some DIY and get comfortable.