Emma Hollett

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Top 10 Biggest Weight-Loss Myths for Women

What to expect from Apple's 'spring forward' watch event

Here's a twist: Apple is about to hold an event where you probably know what the main attraction will be. Yes, barring surprises, the March 9th "spring forward" presentation will largely answer the remaining questions about the Apple Watch. However, that list of questions is seemingly a mile long. …

Apple Watch battery life will be better than expected

Apple has been very quiet about the Apple Watch’s battery life since the device’s unveiling in September. Reports that the wearable might run out of juice after just 2.5 hours of heavy use have worried many Apple fans, but according to TechCrunch, battery life will be better than expected.<p>Tim Cook …

Queensland Hells Angels challenge bikie laws with first charity motorcycle ride since VLAD Act introduced

The Hells Angels threw down a gauntlet to Queensland police and the State Government on Saturday, holding their first charity motorcycle "poker run" …

Sources offer hands-on Apple Watch details: battery life, unannounced features, and more

Just ahead of the finalized Apple Watch’s presentation at Apple’s March 9th “Spring Forward” event, sources with hands-on Apple Watch experience have revealed a collection of new details about the device’s features to 9to5Mac. Our sources have offered new information on the Watch’s real-world …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

A thing for redheads? Man chops nose to resemble Marvel villain Red Skull

A Venezuelan fan of extreme body art is slowly transforming himself into Marvel comic book villain Red Skull, the character portrayed by Hugo Weaving in 2011 superhero epic Captain America: The First Avenger.<p>Henry Damon, 37, of Caracas, has already had part of his nose removed and subdermal …

Comic Books

The Funniest Things You've Heard Tube Drivers Say

Recently we asked Londonist readers the funniest (or weirdest) things they'd heard a London tube driver say. You responded in your droves (fitting, …

London

Here’s what I learned by trying on almost every single wearable on the market

Yesterday, I tried on 56 wearables. Fifty-six. And, unsurprisingly, most left me wanting more.<p>But, by subjecting myself to a torrent of trackers, Android wrist computers, and even a smart sweatband, I came to a few conclusions that you might find helpful — if you’re buying a wearable, or if you get …

Old whales - good genes | DW | 09.01.2015

Bowhead whales live in the Arctic seas, from Alaska to Greenland, about 100 meters (328 feet) below sea level. They eat krill - tons of it - along …

Biology

'Walking Dead' tours: Zombie sites in Atlanta, rural Georgia | CNN Travel

The World’s Largest Clairvoyance Experiment Has Begun

I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.<p>Icelanders call it <i>Berdreymin—</i>the ability to see the future in dreams. On my travels collecting dreams from around the world, clairvoyance has been one …

Robin Williams

Google's Greatest Travel Hack Will Make Flights MUCH Easier

We're not sure why we've never heard about this before -- but as they say, it's better late than never.<p>Unless you're dealing with a late flight, that is.<p>When you're in a hurry to find your personal flight info, it turns out you can turn to Google. Reddit user jasenlee pointed out the trick: If …

The things we got stuck in our bodies in 2014

Meanwhile, a set of keys, a toothbrush holder and tent stakes needed to be removed from people's rectums.<p>Deadspin.com does not detail how those items …

Knitting

Unplugged Tropical Retreats Where You Can REALLY Escape in 2015

When you've reached the point of needing a true escape, these nine unplugged tropical retreats are just the spots to escape to.<p><i>-- Alex Creange, Oyster.com</i><p><b>Strawberry Hill, Jamaica</b><p>Nestled among the steep, winding hills of Jamaica's Blue Mountain, this former coffee plantation might just be the …

9 Things That Make Maui Irresistible (In Photos)

I've been missing Maui a lot lately. Like a lot, lot. From the simplicity of lazing around being a beach bum to the incredible beauty of Hawaii's second largest island, nostalgia is definitely an understatement.<p><b>Beach vacation now, please!</b><p>I started missing Maui so much I began looking at old photos …

6 Holly, Jolly Ways to Photograph Timeless Memories This Holiday Season

Holiday songs and jingles, decorative sights and sounds – holidays are here! It's been sung as the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” for many …

Decorations

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

London

How to Decorate Sugar Cookies | Cookie Recipes | Allrecipes.com

The 100 Best Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable

To find the best dining options, OpenTable pored over more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for 20,000 restaurants, covering all 50 states and Washington D.C.<p>SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was named their top pick overall, …

17 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland

There are a ton of secrets Disneyland keeps close to the vest, but that doesn't stop the park from being the happiest place on earth.<p>Whether you're an experienced mouse hunter or new to the Disneyland grind, the park offers tons of hidden corners, attractions and quirks that remain invisible to the …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 10

September 15, 2014 - from Kingman, Arizona to Barstow, California<p>I woke up in Kingman with a very heavy heart and had the feeling that everything about this trip had changed. Jen had put an ad on Craig's List and someone had answered from Las Vegas with a link to a page "with pictures" asking if …

How to Make Honey Glazed Ham | Ham Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Christmas Without the Kitchen

A roasted, free-range Christmas goose worthy of Dickens, preceded by caviar and salmon on toast points and accompanied by artichoke parmesan stuffing and a brand of smoked sausages named on Oprah's Favorite Things and endorsed by Martha Stewart as well as Mrs. Claus can be on your festive Christmas …

How to Make Christmas Wreaths | Christmas Cookie Recipes | Allrecipes.com

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in September of 2010, the Apple TV has …

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies review – no more than a middling finale from Middle-earth

And so, in the end, we find ourselves once again at the beginning, having travelled there and back again in the company of elves, dwarves, dragons and hobbits – a journey which started 13 years (and more than 17 screen-hours) ago with the unveiling of <i>Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring</i>in …

The best of Alaska by boat: top 10 Alaska cruise tips

Calving glaciers, miles of untouched wilderness, whales and orcas, and Egyptian-cotton sheets – no wonder an Alaskan cruise is on many a bucket list. Southeast Alaska is where a slew of the state's highlights are concentrated, many of which are inaccessible to automobiles but easily reached by …

Most Fabulous Holiday Theme Park Attractions

World of Color Winter Dreams in Disneyland Anaheim (Photo Credit: Flickr/Anna Fox)<p>For families, the holidays can be an emotional rollercoaster -- which may be all the more reason to embrace the chaos and head to the land of live-action roller coasters.<p>Indeed, a theme park is the last place you …