Elise Elliott

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5 reasons why you should do an autumn clean right now

While a spring clean is about making your home sparkle ahead of the summer sun, an autumn clean is essential for avoiding dreaded winter flu bugs and …

9 Books To Add To Your Reading List This Month

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

History MagazineHistory Magazine<p>A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along …

Little girl mauled in vicious attack by Pit Bull-type dog named as parents remain at hospital bedside

A little girl who was mauled by a dog as she played in a park with her sister has been named locally.<p>Victoria Resetnjova was reportedly picked up by …

From Alt-J to The Amazons: the best albums of the year 2017

Alt-J – Relaxer<p><b>★★★★☆</b><p>“There was a wayward lad crept out one morning/ The ground to be his bed, the sky his awning”. And so, as if reciting an old English madrigal, begins Alt J’s third adventure in sound, another kaleidoscopic cross-genre box of surprises.<p>The trio, who formed at Leeds University in …

The alternative bucket list: 17 world wonders you've never heard of

10 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

1 of 11<p>pressmaster/shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more. But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered …

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This Harry Potter Fan Theory May Finally Solve a Hogwarts Mystery

Although most of J.K. Rowling’s logic in the <i>Harry Potter</i> universe is considered flawless by fans, one detail that has always bothered readers is the …

​How to delete your Netflix history

Ashamed that you binge-watched all five seasons of "Saved by the Bell"? Don't want Netflix to blow the whistle on you during a Netflix-and-chill session with one of those "Because you like 'Saved by the Bell'" show suggestions? Hey, no problem.<p>How to hide your guilty pleasures on Netflix<p>To make …

World's scariest school run? Chinese children tackle 800-metre cliff

Children as young as six from Atuler village in Sichuan province have to scale a huge rockface using rickety ladders<p>Authorities in south-west China have vowed to come to the aid of an isolated mountain village after photographs emerged showing the petrifying journey its children are forced to make …

Japanese engineers say their flying cars will be in the air by the Tokyo Olympics

A team of young Japanese engineers is developing a flying car with the goal of launching it in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.<p>The futuristic vehicle – dubbed Skydrive – is fitted with three wheels, a motor and four rotors, enabling it to take off and land vertically from public roads without the …

Man mauled by lions in Chilean zoo is recovering, say authorities

Metropolitan Zoo in Santiago fends off criticism for shooting two lions as details emerge of its poor safety record and delusions of man who stripped naked in pen<p>Two zoo lions shot dead after the mauling of a man who jumped into their enclosure have been given a private funeral in Chile – while the …

Huawei Honor V8 goes official, complete with dual camera system, Type-C and company’s first QHD screen

Huawei has taken the wraps off its latest Honor smartphone in China and, if the spec list is anything to go by, this could be one of the best-equipped affordable smartphones around. With a 5.7-inch screen, high-end processor, fingerprint sensor, dual cameras and a premium metal build, the Honor V8 …

12 Must-Reads For People Who Love Traveling Alone

Me, myself and the world. 🌍<p>While it may seem intimidating at first, traveling solo is a rewarding and unique experience. Below, we gathered 12 of our most popular stories that give a glimpse into what it’s like to travel alone, ranging from personal experiences to expert-backed tips.<p>1. 10 Things …

Where to Find the World's Most Exciting New Spa Food

It’s no longer about avoiding carbs and calories—nowadays, chef-y, vegetable-centric cuisine that’s full of good fats is defining the spa menu. These …

A Peek at Paris in the Spring With the Jaguar Leading the Way

Have you enjoyed Paris? Looking behind the scenes and getting to know the city with the feeling of a Parisian and you have discovered the staple of the Parisienne mindset. Indeed, you now know why Paris has a personality that is incomparable around the world.<p><i>Photos by Guillaume de Vaudrey</i><p>I love …

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Top 10 Soviet-era experiences in St Petersburg

It’s 25 years since the USSR imploded but in St Petersburg there are still plenty of places to experience the highs and lows of the communist era, some of which are looked upon nostalgically by Russians<p>St Petersburg’s architecture is one of its biggest attractions. The centre’s original baroque and …

Artificial, Womb-Free Births Just Got a Lot More Real

Scientists have grown a human embryo for two weeks in a petri dish.<p>For the first time, scientists have managed to grow human embryos to at least 14 days old inside a petri dish. Their work has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of what makes us human—and it's the next step on the road …

1. Wanna Get Stuff Done? Keep Your Mouth Shut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHopJHSlVo4 The received wisdom is that, when you have a goal in mind, you should tell all your friends about it …

It’s Rumor Time: Hollywood might finally be getting around to making a Slender Man movie

If you’re friends with any internet forum goers or real-world teenagers (and it’s possible we just repeated ourselves), you’re probably familiar with …

This is why your laptop battery dies fast

Quick, what is the biggest drain on your laptop's battery?<p>If you answered "the display," you're right -- for the most part.<p>The single biggest occupier of battery resources, day in and day out, is your laptop's display. More specifically, it's the that energy goes into powering the backlight that …

Gigi Hadid's Met Gala Manicure Cost $2,000 — But Did Anyone Even See It?

The devil was in the details at this year’s Met Gala, as Anna-approved dresses featured tech-induced and boundary-pushing fabrics and embellishments. …

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Labour criticises Sats changes as parents plan 'kids' strike' over exams

Government accused of creating ‘chaos and confusion’ over primary school testing in England amid growing calls for boycott<p>Labour has accused the government of creating “chaos and confusion” by altering primary school tests, as frustrated parents stage a “kids’ strike” on Tuesday.<p>A group of parents, …

JK Rowling Apologises To 'Harry Potter' Fans For Lupin's Death On 'Battle Of Hogwarts' Anniversary

She's said sorry to fans, for killing off one of their favourite characters.<p>JK Rowling commemorated the anniversary of the ‘Battle Of Hogwarts’ on …

Meet Tei Shi, the Indie Darling Adored by Grimes

“I really didn’t anticipate playing Coachella at all,” said Tei Shi, the 26-year-old singer-songwriter-producer, who’s been making waves in the indie world since the release of her debut EP, <i>Verde</i>, in 2013. And yet here she was, stepping off the Gobi stage at one of the world’s most popular music …

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

Some of the world's richest people attribute much of their success to this single habit.<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said …

Hiding in the Sunshine: The Search for Other Earths

We humans might not be the only ones to ponder our place in the universe. If intelligent aliens do roam the cosmos, they too might ask a question …

One Minute of Intense Exercise Is Basically All You Need, Says Science

It's not that we don't know we need to work out; it's just that the alternatives (eating, sleeping, bingeing <i>Gilmore Girls</i> episodes from the couch) are so much easier. Between holding down full-time jobs, taking care of kids, doing all of the boring, behind-the-scenes grown-up stuff (we see you, …

Watch Doctor Who's New Companion Meet Her First Dalek

The Doctor has a new companion and she’s just met her first Dalek.<p>A few days ago it was announced that Pearl Mackie would be joining <i>Doctor Who</i> as the …

3 Recipes That Get You Legitimately Excited to Eat Salad

Salad should be substantial, craveable, and—honestly—fun to eat. Here’s how to get excited about raw veg.<p>Talk show hosts and writers of diet books always seem to be screeching about two things: Americans eat too much! And they don’t eat enough vegetables! As a lover of both overeating and …

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