Lisa Pigott

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Mental health patients 'should not have to travel across England for beds'

Independent commission lists ways psychiatric services must improve, and notes funding lag behind physical health<p>Mental health services in England must stop sending severely ill adults long distances from homes and families – sometimes to hospitals hundreds of miles away – because of local bed …

Red launches the Scarlet-W, an entry-level 5K cinema camera

The model runs a relatively cheap $9,950 for the body only.<p>Shooting a film or commercial with the same high-end equipment as a Peter Jackson or David Fincher just got cheaper. Red just revealed the $9,950 Scarlet-W and Scarlet-W Monochrome, cameras that shoot 5K RAW video and 2K ProRes with the …

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Why ISIS Looks Very Different Today Than A Month Ago

The Islamic State's claim of responsibility for a trio of major attacks, including the assault on Paris, has led to a rapid reassessment of the extremist group and its aspirations.<p>Until a couple of weeks ago, ISIS appeared focused on building its self-declared caliphate, or Islamic empire, in its …

A deadly task: writing about a fictional virus when you're a deskbound novelist

Write what you know. Has there ever been a more out-of-fashion adage? Today, the thing is to “write difference”, and to leave your experience behind. Roxane Gay has argued in the New York Times Book Review that this may even signal that you’re a good person – or that you want to be: “To write …

The Decline of the American Actor

Why the under-40 generation of leading men in the U.S. is struggling—and what to do about it<p>Is it time for American actors to take a hard look in the mirror? Earlier this year Michael Douglas mused darkly to a magazine interviewer, “I think we have a little crisis going on amongst our young actors …

Ruins found in remote Argentinian jungle 'may be secret Nazi hideout'

Archaeologists believe ruins found in a remote jungle region may be the remains of a hideout built by Nazis to flee to in the event of defeat in the second world war.<p>Researchers are studying the remains of three buildings located in the Teyu Cuare park in northern Argentina near Paraguay, the …

Monica Lewinsky, self-driving cars and human trafficking: what I learned at TED2015

What can you learn from talks about slavery, justice, space travel and 3D-printed robots? Lindy West joins the activists, dreamers and mysterious billionaires at this year’s TED conference in Vancouver<p>The first thing I scribbled in my notebook, as I stood in the lobby of the leviathan Vancouver …

If Kim Kardashian can do it... my beginner's guide to facial contouring

Fashion editor Imogen Fox doesn’t wear makeup, ever. So could she get on board with the trend for super-sculpted facial contouring?<p>“Tell me, specifically, what is wrong with my face,” I say in my best yeah-I-can-take-it voice.<p>“Well, it’s lovely, really, but...” says Rachel the make-up artist before …