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York launches smelly guidebook to entice travellers to visit

Famed for its narrow streets, Gothic cathedral and medieval pubs, York has long been a strong draw for tourists. But with the publication of a new scratch-and-sniff guide to city, the tourist board is hoping its smells will prove just as alluring.<p>Launched today, featuring 12 scents associated with …

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Voga: an energetic cross between yoga and voguing

If you fancy doing yoga while dancing to Madonna, this is the fitness class for you. Legwarmers aren't compulsory, but they do help set the mood<p><b>What is it all about?</b><br>In case you hadn't worked it out, voga is a cross between yoga and voguing – the 1980s New York drag scene dance craze, which was …

Anger Over Glasgow Club's 'Disgusting' Poster Of Woman Pinned Down By Man's Fist

A club night has been heavily criticised after using an advertisement which pictured a semi-naked woman being seemingly pinned down with a male fist …

International Women's Day 2014: Mothers and daughters around the world - in pictures

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Reuters presents a set of portraits of mothers and their daughters from around the globe

Machu Picchu streakers at rock bottom as authorities enforce cover-up

It has survived five centuries of conquest, earthquakes, landslides and mass tourism. But Peruvian authorities fear that Machu Picchu is facing a new threat: streakers.<p>Guards at the vast Inca citadel have been ordered to step up surveillance after a spate of stripping. Late last year, two male …

A lost interview sheds light on the life of Heath Ledger

A lost interview with the late Heath Ledger has been retrieved by Blank on Blank, an organisation that recovers and animates lost recordings<p>This original interview with Heath Ledger was recorded by Entertainment Weekly journalist Christine Spines in 2005, just before the release of Brokeback …

'Dodging TV licence will not be a crime'

Non-payment of the annual £145.50 charge would be a matter for the civil courts rather than a criminal offence, under plans backed by ministers<p>It will no longer be a criminal offence to refuse to pay the TV licence fee, under radical plans being backed by ministers.<p>Currently, anyone failing to pay …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

These Smartshoes Help the Blind Navigate City Streets

Wearable technology is a pretty busy buzzword these days, but some of the coolest inventions take the idea well beyond some gadget that lets you read …

Cone: A Speaker That Knows What You Want to Hear Before You Do

Music is personal. It's tied to our identities, our emotions, even our friends. So the idea that a complex algorithm could make us smarter about …

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Robots have mastered news writing. Goodbye journalism

"It actually started with me reading an article by Steven Levy in <i>Wired</i> about algorithms and news content -- 'Can an Algorithm Write a Better News …