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20 things you should NEVER say to a pregnant woman!

by Kayleigh Dray | 01 04 2015<p>If you value your life, you will NEVER say anything like this to a pregnant woman…

Sienna Guillory's sex scenes leaves her with hives

Sienna Guillory says her 'grubby' sex scenes with Sean Harris in the film The Goob led to her contracting hives<p>With the possible exceptions of Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland in Don’t Look Now, actors rarely enjoy sex scenes in films. Douglas Booth, for instance, told me that he found it …

Explicit evidence showing Shrien Dewani is gay or bisexual 'doesn't matter', says judge

In a massive blow to the state’s case, Judge Jeanette Traverso throws out evidence after questioning whether Mr Dewani’s sexuality could have any bearing on his guilt<p>Explicit emails exchanged between honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani and an unnamed man have been thrown out of court after the …

Ebola crisis calls for 'strong' action, Obama tells United Nations

The West Africa Ebola outbreak is "a growing threat to regional and global security," U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, telling a high-level meeting on the deadly epidemic at the U.N. General Assembly that only an international response can prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe across the …

The Afghan girls who live as boys

In Afghanistan, the pressure to produce a son leads some families to disguise their daughters as boys<p>It is simple – if she is caught, no one eats. And every day she fears discovery. All that Niima is ordered to do, she does very quickly. She climbs to fetch store offerings from the top shelf. She …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Painted ladies: why women get tattoos

The first tattoo I ever saw belonged to my grandad. He had it done in Scotland during his national service in the 50s, so the tattoo must have been more than 30 years old when I became fascinated by it. I used to ask him to roll up his shirtsleeve and I would use my finger to follow the outline of …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

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Why is Las Vegas gambling $15 million on Britney Spears?

The Rat Pack made it cool, Liberace made it naff, and now the likes of Britney Spears are making it wildly profitable. But how does the Las Vegas residency make sense?<p><b>Just before sunrise one September morning</b>, hundreds of <b>Britney Spears</b> lookalikes gathered in the Mojave Desert. There were more than …

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat talks Peter Capaldi's Doctor

After the excitement of the <b>Doctor Who</b> 50th Anniversary Special ‘The Day of the Doctor’, Whovians are now gearing up for Matt Smith’s final appearance …

Iron Maiden: too hairy for pop but still turning metal into gold

Iron Maiden have never been exactly fashionable: too mainstream for punk, too scruffy for New Wave, too hairy and loud for pop. But it seems the classic British metal act is very good at turning metal into gold.<p>In a report published on Friday by the London Stock Exchange, the group – formed in …

No, Robbie Williams, you're not 49% gay. But you are 100% stupid

If Robbie Williams found himself in my bedroom (an improbable proposition, admittedly) he would likely conclude: "Given the mess and all the clothes on the floor, I'd say this subject is 100% straight."<p>Because the singer – and he is far from alone – seems unable to distinguish stereotype (that …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Histagrams, Major Historical Events Depicted as Instagram Posts

Histagrams — not to be confused with histograms — is a Tumblr blog that depicts historical events as Instagram posts. To see more of the funny posts, …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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Five new posters for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

As the release of <b>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</b> draws ever closer, Warner Bros. Pictures has seemingly stepped up its promotional campaign; …

Trailer for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time

As the 50th Anniversary celebrations for <b>Doctor Who</b> prepare to get underway, the BBC has released a trailer for the one-off docudrama <b>An Adventure in</b> …

More names added to From Dusk Till Dawn TV series

Last week Robert Rodriguez’s El Ray Network announced the start of production on <b>From Dusk Till Dawn</b>, the upcoming small screen adaptation of Rodriguz …

Terry Richardson: fashion's shameful secret

<b>Can you please explain who or what Terry Richardson is? I see his name everywhere these days.</b><i><br>Rosie, by email</i><p>Ahh, Terry, or – as he likes to be known by the young and frequently naked models he shoots – Uncle Terry, is one of the most successful celebrity and fashion photographers in the world as …

Prawn Risotto with Basil

<i>Mix up the Italian dish with a sprinkling of the sea with this recipe for prawn risotto. Creamy and guaranteed to fill tummies, this delicious recipe</i> …

The mystery of abandoned clothing

On a deserted beach in New Zealand, I encountered a pair of shoes abandoned in the sand. The shoes were neatly arranged, as if left temporally by a swimmer who expected to collect them on his return, and yet there was no-one else in sight (neither on the beach, nor in the sea).<p>Abandoned clothes on …