Jacqueline Clark

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Moving house? Then bookmark this checklist!

Swapping an existing property for something newer, bigger or just different is a huge life milestone and can be fraught with upset and organisational …

Home Improvement

How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home

Barbara Ehrenreich, popular author and self-described mythbuster, has written about how, having reached her mid-70s, she has lived long enough and now forgoes regular medical exams. And Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a 60-year-old oncologist and bioethicist, argues that we might all be better off, himself …

Home Improvement

The cost of moving house – and how you can make savings

This is how much you'll spend on relocating, and some ways you can make it cheaper!<p>Thinking about moving house? It’s important to consider the real …

Housing

The best grey paint – how to choose the right shade for your walls

Grey is the colour everyone has fallen in love with and although it’s the new neutral there are actually many different tones and shades that can …

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

Huawei’s P20 Pro is a hugely promising phone that will upset Americans

If only you could buy one of these in a US carrier store<p>This week in Paris, I witnessed a subtle but profound moment of change in the mobile industry. It came when Huawei announced its next flagship phone, the P20 Pro, will cost €899 (more than $1,100), and no one in the audience blinked, winced, …

What Is the Perfect Color Worth?

<b>L</b>ast spring, a dozen people filtered into a sunny, whitewashed conference room on the seventh floor of the Royal College of Art, overlooking London’s Hyde Park. Mostly Western Europeans from different precincts of the fashion industry, they had been called together by a British man named David …

Los Angeles

4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Eat For Fast Weight Loss, According To Experts

Protein is an essential part of every diet. It helps maintain and build muscle, which helps burn fat and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. Make …

Nutrition

Meet Vero: Why a billionaire's Instagram alternative is suddenly so popular

Instagram haters are jumping on a new social media bandwagon.<p>Vero, a photo-sharing app that launched in 2015, is the latest app to benefit from …

Apps

What's the easiest way to grow orchids?

I was inspired to try growing orchids after visiting the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Orchid Show. Could you please provide some advice on an easy orchid that I could try growing?<p><i>— Calli Jensen, Woodstock</i><p>Moth orchids (<i>Phalaenopsis</i>) are some of the easiest orchids to care for in a home, so these would …

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

Recipes

5 Tips for Even Better Brownies

There is no denying the pleasure of brownies. Whether you like them fudgy, chewy, or cakey, or whether your prefer an edge piece or a square cut from …

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Microbiology

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Keto Lifestyle

While I'm not an expert on the ketogenic diet, I have been practicing it for several months now and am very pleased with the results. Weight loss …

“This Is Serious”: Facebook Begins Its Downward Spiral

Facebook was always famous for the sign that hung in its offices, written in big red type on a white background, that said “Move Fast and Break Things.” Every time I think about the company, I realize it has done just that—to itself.<p>Years ago, long before <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> became Mark Zuckerberg, the …

Social Media

Everything You Need to Know About Hokusai, the Painter of ‘The Great Wave’

While most people instantly recognize <i>The Great Wave off Kanagawa</i>, some may not know anything about its eccentric creator, Katsushika Hokusai. Having produced a colossal volume of around 30,000 works during his lifetime, <i>The Great Wave</i> woodblock print wasn’t produced until 60 years after he first …

Fix Anything With This Handy Repair Tool

Things break — it’s just a fact of life. When said broken things are cracked windshields, exposed wires, or gap in a walls, your typical wrench and …

Home Improvement

Odds Are, They're Taking Your Blood Pressure All Wrong

When was the last time you were asked to sit without saying a word for five minutes before your blood pressure was measured? If your answer was "I never remember doing that," you're in good company.<p>Yet that is one of the many rules that medical professionals are supposed to follow when measuring …

Diabetes

Do you know enough basic anatomy to keep yourself healthy? It's time to find out.

Because most people don't.<p>About 17 percent of men in the U.K. don’t know they have a prostate. Only one in two knows where the prostate is, and over 90 percent don’t actually know what it does. And lest you think we’re picking on men, another poll found that half of young women can’t locate the …

Ikea's New App Will Make 1 of Your Wildest Home-Decorating Dreams Come True

We've all been there: You get an itch to totally revamp the layout of your bedroom or living room, but just the thought of lifting and dragging your heavy couch or bed actually makes your arms ache. Sound familiar? Thankfully, this is 2017, and we have a phone app for everything from virtual …

Home

10 Ways to Save Money on Amazon

We all love shopping on Amazon. It's convenient and it has literally everything you could ever want, from Fiestaware to formal wear. The …

The dark side of the British seaside

The British seaside may make you think of sunshine and candyfloss – but its edgy, rule-breaking undercurrent has inspired artists from Martin Parr to Morrissey to Graham Greene.<p>At the entrance to Margate’s newly reopened Dreamland theme park, there is a sculpture created from the salvaged scraps of …

Interconnected technology is now an inescapable reality – ordering our groceries, monitoring our cities and sucking up vast amounts of data along the way. The promise is that it will benefit us all – but how can it? By Adam Greenfield<p>In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life …

Smart Cities

Gardening 101: Trilliums

Trillium, <i>Trillium:</i> “Jewels of the Spring”<p>With their exotic-looking blooms, it is easy to see why trilliums are one of America’s most prized …

Gardening

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage and Roof Leaks?

Whether you're dealing with a slow leak in the basement or a steady drip from a hole in the roof, water can wreak havoc on your home—and your bank …

Sexy Fish: hot and sour prawns with new potatoes

In the restaurant, we alternate between prawns and octopus for this dish. Prawns are obviously a little easier to get hold of. I dreamed up this dish, because I like the idea of sweet and sour, but not being keen on the sweet element, I replaced it with heat. It’s my variation on the theme of the …

Recipes

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Medicine

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How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

25 tips on how to take care of your digestive system

Ever wondered if you have IBS or a gluten allergy? Confused about probiotics and fermented foods? Here five experts give the ultimate guide to a healthy, happier gut.<p><i>"Listen to your body; if it tells you gluten doesn’t agree with you, it probably doesn’t"</i><p><b>Stephanie Moore and Elaine Williams</b> …