Charlotte Jones

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Chipotle Hackers Direct Racist Tweets at Obama

Chipotle apologized and promised an investigation into racist tweets sent by hackers from the company’s Twitter account early Sunday morning.<p>In the …

Six Nations 2015: England hit back at Wales' accusations of dirty tricks

Coach Mike Catt responds after Wales ask French referee to be aware of illegal tactics ahead of Millennium Stadium clash<p><b>England</b> have been forced to defend the legality of their attacking play ahead of Friday night’s RBS <b>Six Nations</b> opener at the Millennium Stadium after being accused of potentially …

Six Nations 2015: Just go for it England, you have nothing to lose against Wales and everything to gain

The pressure is on the home side in the cracking tournament opener in Cardiff on Friday and Stuart Lancaster's side should embrace this opportunity to cause an upset<p>Rugby can at times contradict itself. We spend so much time focusing on the future that we can forget about the now. But then a lot of …

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

Nutrition

Xbox One is getting its first big update of the year

The first Xbox One system update of the year has begun rolling out, Microsoft announced in a post on Xbox Wire.<p>The new update is bringing improvements to the console's wireless controllers, which will now sync up more speedily, and let you get into a game ever so slightly faster.<p>The new February …

The Psychology Of Notifications

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i></i><i>Ximena Vengoechea is</i> <i>a design researcher at Twitter,</i> <i>and</i> <i>Nir Eyal is the</i> <i>author of</i> <i>Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products.</i><p>In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtime with the ring of a bell. Pavlov found he could elicit an involuntary physical response …

Shrinking the Education Gap Would Boost the Economy, Study Says

Narrowing the education gap between America’s poor and wealthy school children could accelerate the economy and significantly increase government …

America Should Send More People to Prison

You know the statistic. We incarcerate a higher proportion of the population than any other country does. Russia and South Africa rank respectively second and third.<p>Hundreds of thousands of young, now aging, men, are doing hard time for possession of small amounts of drugs. More and more people …

Beer could help 'protect brain against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's'

Researchers in China have found that a compound in hops could help fight off degenerative brain diseases<p>As self-delusional arguments go, it sounds like it is up there with claims that a bowl of ice-cream supplies a quarter of your daily calcium needs.<p>However, scientists in China have found that …

Chief Medical Officer defends three-parent baby technique

Professor Dame Sally Davies has spoken up in favour of the treatment to replace defective mitochondrial DNA, a technique that would see IVF babies born with DNA from three different people<p>The Chief Medical Officer for England has refuted suggestions that a new technique that would see IVF babies …

Genetics

Why Netanyahu's Use of the Holocaust Is a Vile Form of Propaganda

Some things should remain sacred enough never to be used for political gain or as justification for military operations. Take a look at these photos published in <i>The Atlantic</i> and think of the emotions evoked by such horrifying images. Think of the 33,771 Jews murdered at a ravine named Babi Yar in …

Are Labour MPs trying to kill Ed Miliband with kindness?

The Blairites may be taking a leaf out of the party's 1983 playbook<p>After more headlines about plots and tensions within the Labour Party, it’s worth pointing out that for all noise made by Blair-era Cabinet ministers like Alan Miliburn last week, the current generation of Blairite MPs (who, …

Ed Miliband

Mike Huckabee: Gay Marriage Is Like Drinking

Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>David Zalubowski—AP<p>Davis Turner—Getty Images<p>Michael Conroy—AP<p>Tyler …

Corrupt policeman offered 'blue light' taxi service

Official report exposes extraordinary stories of gun and drug corruption in British police forces - some of which come straight out of a Hollywood movie<p>A report by a watchdog has highlighted concerns about sex and drug-related corruption among police officers.<p>Her Majesty's Inspectorate of …

Corruption

Three Body Hacks You Shouldn't Try At Home

Leave these self-improvement tricks to the professionals<p>To improve themselves, a growing number of people are going beyond meditation or exercise. These brave pioneers are trying to hack their bodies with bacteria, special diets, and even electrical zaps.<p>1. Smell Better<p>Humans don’t stink—it’s the …

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

How to Hide Anything on Your iPhone

Jae C. Hong—AP<p>Michael Nelson—EPA<p>Robyn Beck—AFP/Getty Images<p>Rick Wilking—Reuters<p>Yang Lei—Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Britta Pedersen—dpa/Corbis<p>Britta …

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

Top 10

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Houston, we have a ringer<p>The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that was recently accepted for publication in <i>Astrophysical Journal</i>, scientists from Leiden Observatory in …

Astronomy

California Says E-Cigarettes a Health Risk

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has come out against electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), releasing a new report on Wednesday …

Nick Clegg: I saved Britain from Greece style debt crisis

Liberal Democrat leader appears to take credit for rescuing UK economy<p>Nick Clegg has appeared to take sole credit for saving the British economy by claiming that he was responsible for preventing a debt crisis similar to that suffered by Greece.<p>The Liberal Democrat leader made no mention of the …

Westminster’s conspiracy of silence is becoming deafening

From health to housing to the ever-soaring national debt, our political classes wilfully downplay the real scale of the problem<p>Had Sigmund Freud still been with us, he would have enjoyed yesterday’s Prime Minister’s Questions. There was anger, there was rage and there was <b>much loud disagreement</b> …

Nick Clegg accused of £300 million 'ploy' to save Danny Alexander

The Deputy Prime Minister says he wants Inverness to get a 'city deal' before the general election as Mr Alexander faces a tough fight against the SNP to save his seat.<p>Nick Clegg has been accused of a “desperate ploy” to save Danny Alexander from losing his Scottish Highlands seat to the SNP after …

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Havoc review

Advanced Warfare may be the boldest-looking COD in years, with its Kevin Spacey-fuelled sci-fi gadgetry and game-changing player movement, but it …