Gary Whitlie

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The ultimate life skills: how to mix a martini and cook the perfect steak

Jacqueline Pearce obituary


Hope for Alzheimer’s drugs after discovery of brain’s vicious cycle

Alzheimer's Disease

Jeremy Catto obituary

Deep Frying

Weird Pulsar is Emitting a Mysterious Unexplained Light and Scientists Aren't Sure Why

Astronomers have noticed something unusual coming out of a nearby neutron star, known as RX J0806.4-4123.<p>Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team led …

Neutron Stars

How to keep your brain young - just keep moving! CELIA DODD reveals the ultimate guide to a golden retirement

All of us have met friends and former colleagues who've recently retired and felt a twinge of envy when we see how well and happy they look.<p>They are …

The Brain

Five security settings in iOS 12 you should change right now

iOS 12, Apple’s latest mobile software for iPhone and iPad, is finally out. The new software packs in a bunch of new security and privacy features you’ve probably already heard about.<p>Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of the new settings and lock down your device.<p>1. Turn on USB Restricted …


How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

My foray into the world of memorisation began with a single memory — a startling, gut-wrenching memory, at that. I was in France, visiting my …

Living Rooms

How to stop working and start living! CELIA DODD reveals how to tackle the biggest life-change of all, that so many struggle with

Theoretically, it should be one of the most eagerly anticipated times of our lives — an exciting era of new possibilities, of finally being able to …


Next financial crisis 'has begun and will be worse than 2008 crash,' economists warn

Economists who predicted the 2008 global meltdown tell Sky News the world economy is in danger once again.<p>The beginnings of another financial crisis …

Interest Rates

How to record a phone call

Log video and audio conversations on any device.<p>When you're conducting an important interview or watching your friend's reaction to some news, you might want to keep a record of that conversation for posterity. Luckily, some of the most popular calling apps, including Skype and FaceTime, let you …


BBC Two - Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, Series 8, Episode 2 - Do I really need to exercise for 30 minutes at a time to get the health benefits?

For many of us, fitting in all the exercise we’re supposed to do can be challenging.<p>Last year, it was revealed that 41% of middle-aged adults (aged 40 – 60) do less than 10 minutes of brisk walking a month, however the current guidelines are that we should be doing at least 150 minute of moderate …

Unlimited Clean Energy? Scientist Solve Major Problem in Harnessing Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion has the potential to offer almost unlimited clean energy, but harnessing it is extremely difficult. Plasma reaching temperatures of …

Solar Cycle

Stan Brock obituary

Wild Horses

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The diabetes diet revolution - super soups, shakes and delicious dishes to help you lose weight (the fast and easy way)

As the Mail revealed yesterday, the NHS will be offering people with type 2 diabetes a liquid diet of just 800 calories a day under medical …


Liz Fraser obituary

Film (UK)

Coping with knee pain: how to keep your legs bendy, whatever your age

In Sweden, the Elite Lost Touch with the People

As in the U.S., populism gains ground when media and government leaders deride many voters’ concerns.<p>Sweden’s elections on Sunday carry the same …


How to Delete iCloud Backups in iOS 12 and iOS 11

You can delete iCloud backups directly from iOS for any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that has been backed up to iCloud before. This means you can …


The 27-minute morning routine that could change your life, according to science

If you’ve ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed only to find it impacts your entire day, the good news is that simple changes when you first …


Bob Filby obituary

Pat Long obituary


Lack of exercise puts one in four people at risk, WHO says

<b>Very little progress has been made in reducing levels of inactivity worldwide, experts have warned.</b><p>A WHO report estimates that more than a quarter of people worldwide - 1.4 billion - are not doing enough physical exercise, a figure that has barely improved since 2001.<p>Inactivity raises the risk of a …


Neutrophil nanosponges soak up proteins that promote rheumatoid arthritis

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed neutrophil "nanosponges" that can safely absorb and neutralize a variety of …

The race to make the world's most powerful computer ever

<b>Quantum computers have long been touted as incredibly powerful machines that will be able to solve hugely complex computational problems much faster than any computer we have available today. But no-one can agree on the best way to make them. Who will win the race?</b><p>Superfast quantum computers could …

Quantum Computing

Claire Wineland: Cystic fibrosis activist dies at 21

<b>A young US woman with cystic fibrosis who made a name for herself through writing, speaking and social media has died after receiving a lung transplant.</b><p>Claire Wineland, 21, became renowned for her posts about illness and mortality on social media.<p>Ms Wineland underwent a successful double lung …

Social Media

Hormone therapy: why everything you thought you knew about HRT is wrong


Who’s hygge now? Why coorie is the coolest way to live


I will never cook steak or chicken again without this brilliant $69 device

You know when you come across a product and all you can think of is how much easier your life would have been if you had discovered it sooner? Well …


How to Call Back a Private Number

There is a nagging sense of mystery that comes with receiving a call from a private number. When you're on the receiving end of a private call, you …

Identity Theft