Simon Martin Reynolds

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Hipsters have 'appropriated' posh red trousers, say British upper classes

LONDON — You might not know this, but red trousers are something of a wardrobe mainstay for the upper classes of Great Britain. So much so, that posh …

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All

Getting six hours of sleep a night simply isn’t enough for you to be your most productive. In fact, it’s just as bad as not sleeping at all.<p>Not getting enough sleep is detrimental to both your health and productivity. Yawn. We’ve heard it all before. But results from one study impress just how bad …

This Is What Life Is Like Trapped Between ISIS And The Egyptian Army

Residents across towns and villages in North Sinai told BuzzFeed News they have become targets of both militant groups and the Egyptian army.<p>AL-ARISH, Egypt — When ISIS fighters torched 40 cars and trucks belonging to a garbage collection provider in North Sinai, they had a plan — to stop the …

Islam

Drawings of the London Skyline, 400 Years Apart

A British artist has created an exquisite update of an iconic 17th-century engraving.<p>In the early 17th century, London’s skyline was marked by conical spires,the billowing sails of boats on the Thames, and two fortress-like cathedrals. Then came the Great Fire of 1666, which decimated those …

England

CDs Are Dying and Kanye West Is Hosting the Funeral

Kanye West has, at various times in his career, attacked the prison-industrial complex, Wiz Khalifa, homophobia in hip-hop, water bottles on …

Is it #eatclean or just green sludge? How to sort the good from the fad

I’m standing in the kitchen, staring at a blender full of brown sludge with my name on it. Expensive brown sludge at that: the worktop is scattered with about £20 worth of ingredients, all impeccably sourced and beautifully packaged, yet somehow they have combined to create something that looks …

Food

'Top Gear': Chris Evans Promises New Series Will Be 'More Inclusive'

Chris Evans has vowed to make the upcoming series of ‘Top Gear’, which will be his first at the helm, more “inclusive” than Jeremy Clarkson’s tenure …