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Over eight million Britons think showering once a week is enough

4% of those surveyed said they showered twice a day.<p>Over eight million people in Britain only shower once a week, a survey has shown.<p>Just over half …

Travelers voted this country the most beautiful in the world

An influential travel guide has revealed the world’s most beautiful country…and the winner is just across the pond.<p>Rough Guide readers voted Scotland …

European Travel

UK road trip: northern England from coast to coast

It’s worth getting up early in <b>Scarborough</b>: this is the east coast and dawn can be spectacular. The town spreads around two broad bays with a promontory in between, topped by the castle – Brontë fans will want to go up there via St Mary’schurchyard, where Anne is buried. South Bay is the earlier …

Yorkshire Dales

10 reasons why the Cotswolds should be your next weekend getaway

<b>Ah, the Cotswolds – a fairytale dream of charming landscapes and great British countryside.</b><p>Officially declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty …

Ireland

How long should sex last? Study reveals the average duration of a sex session

You'd be forgiven for thinking that we humans do nothing but talk about sex.<p>But even when us amorous apes actually stop doing the jaw-jaw and get …

Swidget turns any home into a "smart home" using existing wiring

The aim of Swidget, according to founders Chris Adamson and Lowell Misener, is to "future proof" a home. The Canadian engineers have been working …

This startup 3D prints glasses that will fit nobody but you

It’s a bit of a holy grail for the eyewear industry: Being able to sell glasses that never pinch, slide off, or seem off-center. But every face is different, noses come in various sizes, and ears aren’t always in the exact same position. So when it comes to spectacles, there’s no such thing as ‘one …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Wi-Fi

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

10 British drives you must tackle in your lifetime

How better to celebrate the arrival of summer than to dust off your satnav or road atlas, plot a winding route (packing an overnight bag just in case) and head for some of the most beautiful scenery the British Isles has to offer? June is the best month for sightseeing, when tourists aren’t yet out …

You can now tag yourself in Google Photos for more personalized creations

Google has rolled out an update to its Photos app allowing you to tag yourself in pictures. When you login online or launch the Photos app, you may soon be asked to identify yourself so that the Google Photos algorithms can find your face in other pictures.<p>Google lists three benefits of doing this; …

Garmin crams 5K and AR into its latest 360-degree camera

Thanks to the steady growth of VR, 360-degree cameras are now the latest object of lust for videographers. Yet with many of the more mainstream options outputting low res videos, Garmin's taking aim at videophiles with its newly announced 360-degree camera. The Virb 360 will be able to capture …

Videography

Coffee shop Wi-Fi ‘most dangerous' of all, warns security report

Consumers need to be more aware of the potential dangers of connecting to a public Wi-Fi network, a new security report has warned.<p>Wi-Fi networks in …

Wi-Fi

Petrol prices to rise on holidays and school run in plan to charge extra at busy times

Motorists will be forced to pay more for petrol on bank holidays and while doing the school run, under a secret pricing revolution being drawn up by supermarkets.<p>Artificial intelligence capable of charging drivers extra at busy times has arrived in the UK for the first time, and is expected to …

Customers

Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

HomeKit light bulbs to start from $12 as Ikea announces smart lighting compatibility

The ability to use Siri and a single app to control your smart home technology makes HomeKit compatibility almost a must these days, but so far that has not come cheap – as both Zac and myself discovered. Smart bulbs from the market leader Philips mostly cost $30 per bulb for white and $50 for …

I may look fine, but I need my service dog with me for panic attacks

Service dogs, most people probably think, are for blind people. And maybe for someone who uses a wheelchair. Not so much for those who appear hale and hearty. We don’t realize what a dog could do for someone with an invisible disability such as seizures or diabetes. Or for someone like me — someone …

Mental Health

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

University of Oxford

Why You Should Start Massaging Your Dog

Massaging your dog sounds a little crazy, sure—but if you want to pamper your pet, there may be real benefits to giving your dog the spa treatment.<p>If …

Is Clicker Training the Most Effective Way to Train Dogs?

I recently was a witness to a rather heated argument between two dog trainers about the relative effectiveness of "clicker training" compared to …

PayPal teams up with Android Pay for mobile payments

PayPal is joining forces with Google’s Android Pay mobile payments platform, the companies announced this morning – an effort aimed at allowing PayPal to expand its footprint both within mobile applications as well as at brick-and-mortar retailers. The partnership will see PayPal becoming available …

This is one of the world's most complex intersections

Constructed in 1972, the Magic Roundabout in Swindon, England contains five small clockwise roundabouts located around a sixth counterclockwise …

How to Hike With an Older Dog

6.2K<p>SHARES<p>Dogs are the best hiking buddies. Let’s count the reasons: They don’t complain, they can carry their own pack, they won’t make you listen …

8 Reasons A Dog Owner Is Actually The Ideal Boyfriend Or Girlfriend

If you've coupled up with a pup owner, you're one lucky dog. 🐶<p>When you fall in love with a dog owner, it’s more than just puppy love.<p>Dog owners are often responsible, nurturing and willing to wear their hearts on their sleeves (which, if we’re being honest, are probably covered in dog hair). Sure, …

Here's why your shoelaces annoyingly come undone

When your shoelaces comes untied, the thought that probably pops in your brain is: "Ugh, that's annoying. Guess I'll retie my laces now."<p>But to …

UC Berkeley

Why You Should Throw Out 90% of Your Possessions

In his new book Goodbye, Things, Fumio Sasaki shares the lessons he learned by going minimalist.<p>When I first meet Fumio Sasaki, who recently wrote a book called <i>Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism</i>, he is taking a picture of a neon sign in the Cosmoplitan.com office that reads, “I WANT IT …

These are the 10 most spectacular views in Britain

From Snowdonia to Loch Ness, here are the sights not to be missed<p>The view from the top of Mount Snowdon taking in the sight of the lake Llyn Llydaw …

Why Women in Their 20s and 30s Are Choosing Pets Over Kids

If your Instagram feed is loaded with more photos of adorable pets than pics of cute babies, you’re not alone. A newly published survey shows that while millennials are in love with the furry friends in their lives, they’re not sure about whether or not they want kids, or have already made up their …

Pets

Microsoft Office vulnerability lets hackers use Word files to install malware

You might want to be extra careful about what files you open in Word over the next few days: Attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Office to sneak malware into your system.<p>The zero-day bug fundamentally relies on infected Word documents, which then download …