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You're eating more calories now than you were at Christmas

Consumers purchase more calories in the new year than during the festive season, a new study shows<p>Now that Christmas is over, are you eating healthier?<p>Are you sure?<p>New Year’s resolutions to cut down on calories <b>might not work as well as we think</b>, according to a new study showing that consumers buy …

Ohio State University

Selfie sticks: Tourist convenience or purely narcissi-stick?

NEW YORK (AP) — Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times …

Selling

How to ask for a pay rise like a pro: This is how you do it…

After the weekend, some people will return to work refreshed and ready to get stuck into their job while many others will come back thinking: 'New …

The best books to read before you die

35 images<p>Need something to read this Book Lovers Day? Here are the best books to read before you die...<p>Today marks National Book Lovers Day, and what …

Great treks around the world: readers’ travel tips

There’s no better way to get to know a landscape than by hiking through it for days. From the Scottish Highlands to the Peruvian Andes, readers share their best trekking experiences<p><b>Winning tip: Pirin Mountains, Bulgaria</b><p>A friend and I completed a 55km, three-day hike across the Pirin mountains. We …

Hiking

Diet foods that might not be helping you lose weight after all

Before you start your day with a green juice, some coconut water or a handful of fruit and nuts, you might want to read this...<p>If you follow the …

Victoria Beckham Answers 73 Questions (Including Why She Doesn't Smile)

Victoria Beckham at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala - May 5, 2014<p>Victoria and David Beckham outside their home - July …

10 free things to do in London

Exploring the sights of London can come at a cost – but it's not all bad news for budget travellers. In fact, London excels in offering free …

Best of the Best in Photos 2014: Part 2

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>This was a year of big technology promises—2015 is the year we find out how many live up to the hype.<p>We looked into our crystal ball for the gadgets, upgrades and ideas we think have the greatest …

Windows 10

The Big Picture photography competition: round 337

Is This The End For Shampoo?

Shampoo and conditioner, our trusty shower staples. Love them? Couldn't live without them? Soon you just might...<p>It’s not often we say this but …

Downtown #Dubai as seen from a bird's eye view. Taken by photographer @megaheid from the Top Sky viewing deck in the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest man-made structure. Are you afraid of heights? #lp #lonelyplanet #travel

Best of 2014

10 Bedrooms With Fireplaces That You Won't Want to Leave Until Spring

Go ahead and laugh at winter from under your down comforter.<p>Go ahead and laugh at winter from under your down comforter. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.

Roll up, Roll up! It's Katy Perry Vs. Taylor Swift, Round 246

Fashion<p>by Joe Stone | 08 01 2015<p>We should have seen this coming<p>It's Katy Perry Vs. Taylor Swift, Round 246<p>So, the Katy Perry/ Taylor Swift feud …

Pop Music

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

War

David Cameron turns EU enthusiast to little effect

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, declined on Wednesday to endorse David Cameron’s call for a major revision of the EU’s governing treaties to provide a legally watertight basis for British-led reforms before an in-out referendum in 2017.<p>A day of wooing by the prime minister, in which he made …

United Kingdom

A New Antibiotic That Resists Resistance

The British chemist Lesley Orgel had a rule: Evolution is cleverer than you. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have repeatedly proven him right.<p>Since humans started making antibiotics for ourselves in the 1940s, bacteria have evolved to counteract our efforts. They are now winning. There are strains of …

Microbiology

Audi's latest Q7 supports Android Auto and CarPlay

It seems Audi's Q7 is brand agnostic, at least in the Android vs. Apple battle: It hasn't yet chosen between Android Auto or CarPlay. The demos at CES this week are set shoulder to shoulder with Audi's HMI (Human Machine Interface) connected to either an Android device or an iPhone. Using the MMI …