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40 fascinating facts about the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, one of the <b></b>most visited attractions in Paris - nay, the world - welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, opened 129 years ago today. Read on for some very fascinating facts.<p>1. Completed on March 31, 1889, the tower was the world’s tallest man-made structure for 41 years …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

These 14 foods are apparently the key to a flat stomach

With bikini season fast-approaching, we've rounded up 14 foods that are said to be essential for obtaining a flat stomach...<p>As peak bikini time seems …

Nutrition

Prosecutor seeks to withdraw from case of murderer depicted in film 'Bernie' | Reuters

DALLAS (Reuters) - The Texas prosecutor who won a murder conviction against a former mortician whose story inspired the 2011 film “Bernie,” asked on Monday to be recused from prosecuting the man’s re-sentencing, court records show.<p>Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson filed the motion …

Arvind to Pay $3.2 Million USD to Ralph Lauren After Decade-Long Legal Battle

Following a longstanding trademark dispute, Ralph Lauren Corp., the United States Polo Association<p>Following a longstanding trademark dispute, Ralph Lauren Corp., the United States Polo Association and USPA’s Indian licensee Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. have finally reached a resolution. After …

Hamilton ready to sign on the dotted line | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million a year.<p>Formula One - F1 - Malaysian Grand Prix 2015 - Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 29/3/15. Mercedes' Lewis …

Manage Your App Engine Projects with Google Cloud Console [Android]

Google has launched Cloud Console for Android, a new app for Android that lets developers manage their projects hosted on the company’s Cloud Platform from their mobile devices.<p>Currently in beta, Cloud Console lets you look up the status of your apps, set up and receive incident alerts, manage your …

Lloyds will stop paying investors billions of pounds on some of its most important bonds

Lloyds received £20.5 billion in state handouts between 2008 and 2009 following the credit crisis. In return, the government took a 43.4% ownership stake in the bank at the time. (As of 2015, the government has since reduced its stake to below 25%.)<p>It then sold "Enhanced Capital Notes," or ECNs to …

Free Things to Do in Los Angeles

Think of Los Angeles and your mind likely defaults to surfer dudes, beach babes, or celebs donning the latest on the red carpet. All images aside, L.A. will still leave you awestruck. For starters, several American cities delight in having a Chinatown, but L.A. treasures its Koreatown, Little …

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Neil Patrick Harris's Oscars jokes: how they rated

Neil Patrick Harris's performance as Oscars host has divided opinion. Here are the most memorable jokes, ranked from worst to best<p>Neil Patrick Harris's turn as host of the <b>2015 Oscars</b> has caused plenty of controversy. The How I Met Your Mother star managed to offend a number of people (David Oyelowo …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Big Night for Birdman: Oscars in Pictures

Mourinho correct about Atkinson display at Chelsea, says Hackett

Martin Atkinson's refereeing performance in Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Burnley was one of the worst ever, former referees boss Keith Hackett has told …

Coming soon to an Android Wear near you: iOS notifications?

As an iPhone owner, I’ve been curious about Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch platform, from the get-go. The problem is Android Wear requires an …

Treasury makes £500m from selling off taxpayer's Lloyds shares

George Osborne takes stake below 24pc as it attempts to return bank to private ownership more than six years after bail-out.<p>The Government has taken its holding in Lloyds below 24pc, with the bank on the brink of paying its first dividend in more than six years.<p>Lloyds revealed in a stock exchange …

Ukraine Kharkiv bombers trained in Russia claims Kiev security official

Suspects detained by Ukrainian security forces following an explosion at a peace rally in Kharkiv are believed to have been trained in Russia.<p>A top …

Five ways to annoy a Londoner – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:15 pm, February 15, 2015 in Fun London<p><b>1.</b> <b>Complain about London</b><p>Oh, it’s expensive is it? I had no idea! I was too busy slicing my hand open …

How to Make a Winter Salad That You Actually Want to Eat

When you can't eat another piece of braised meat, these winter salad ideas will inject a little lightness and brightness into your repertoire (thanks, citrus!).<p>Every year about this time, a little voice pipes up inside of us and shouts, "For the love of all things good and right, no more raw kale!" …

Street Looks at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015-2016

FASHION STREET STYLE & STREET FASHION<p><b>The best looks on the street in New York this Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Fashion Week, by Dan Roberts</b>

Fashion Week

The first Oscars: what happened in 1929

<b>No broadcast. A mere 270 guests. The first Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood on May 16, 1929. The name Oscar was not used for another few years. Emil Jannings was the first Best Actor and Janet Gaynor Best Actress.</b><p>There was little chance of the nominees being too nervous to eat their …

True adulthood doesn't begin until age 25

The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators<p>True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.<p>Although the transition from child to adult is traditionally marked at 18, in fact, crucial …

Revealed: why the real Downton Abbeys went into decline after WW1

A new book reveals how the cost of war, death duties and the burden of income tax forced many aristocratic families ot sell their stately homes after the First World War<p>In May 1918, after thinking long and hard, George Herbert realised he had little choice but to sell much of the furniture at his …

England's young mascot belts out national anthem and proves rugby is a sport for all ages

One of England's young mascots, six-year-old Harry Westlake, standing infront of captain Chris Robshaw, displayed plenty of heart and devotion to the Red Rose<p>Unlike their footballing counterparts, it's not ususal to see England's rugby players belting out the national anthem before a big …