Carrie Jane Starkie

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Tunisia beach attack: witnesses say more than one gunman involved

British tourists who survived Friday’s attack on beach in Sousse have said they saw a second man carrying a gun amid confusion over version of events<p>More than one gunman was involved in the terrorist massacre in Tunisia, witnesses have claimed, as four Britons seriously injured in the shooting were …

On the case: Six crime novels worth a read

<b>As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust</b><p><i>By Alan Bradley, Doubleday Canada, 360 pages, $29.95</i><p>Just when I think I've had enough of young Flavia de Luce and her quaint English gardens and her poisonous potions, Alan Bradley turns her around and makes her new again. That's what happens in this, the seventh …

Florida by Land: Go Where the Wild Things Are

Travel<p>As a top state for diversity of bird, reptile, and mammal populations, Florida is a natural choice for wildlife viewing.<p>As a top five state for diversity of bird, reptile, and mammal populations, Florida is a natural choice for a wildlife hike. Unlike in zoos, where animal sightings are …

Wildlife

Parenthood: “We Made It Through The Night”

How do you measure a good <i>Parenthood</i> episode? In quality of stories told, or satisfying character moments? In cohesive themes, or number of tears …

Can't get your child to eat vegetables? Read on...

From recipes on YouTube to an app about fish fingers, Sophie de Rosee finds ways to encourage your children to eat well.<p><b>Appy families</b> <br>According to research by the British Nutrition Foundation, one in five children says that fish fingers come from chicken. Yes, you read that correctly! With this in …

Mother of Japanese ISIS Hostage Kenji Goto: 'Time Is Running Out'

TOKYO, Japan - The mother of a Japanese journalist held hostage by ISIS made an emotional appeal for his safety Friday, revealing he had recently become a father as a ransom deadline passed with no word on his fate.<p>"Time is running out,” Kenji Goto’s mother Junko Ishido told a news conference. “To …

Film Review: Mortdecai

D<p>Peter Sellers once hosted an episode of <i>The Muppet Show</i>, and true to form he was all about characters and goofy makeup and costumes. Sellers loved …

Austin Powers

Rare "Prehistoric" Shark Photographed Alive

Flaring the gills that give the species its name, a frilled shark swims at Japan's Awashima Marine Park on Sunday, January 21, 2007. Sightings of living frilled sharks are rare, because the fish generally remain thousands of feet beneath the water's surface.<p>Spotted by a fisher on January 21, this …

Watching Rainn Wilson Talk About Happiness Will Make You Happier

Rainn Wilson was asked to share some lessons for living a good life. Moments later he was convulsing on the couch, showing off how he experiences "rapturous joy."<p>Post-convulsion, during an appearance on HuffPost Live, he shared some poignant thoughts on happiness, his marriage, and being true to …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from …

Pictures of the Week 1.22.15

What Plans Are Savvy Travelers Making Right Now?

<i>A:</i><p>The heart of winter is the ideal time to start planning that summer vacation. Thinking of going abroad this summer? According to Expedia's 2015 Air Travel Trends report, the cheapest international flights go on sale 171 days before departure—meaning if you want to tavel in June or July, now is …

'Mortdecai': Film Review

Johnny Depp indulges his inner clown playing the boozy aristocratic anti-hero from a series of cult British comic novels.<p>Any film credited with its …

Action-Comedy

Computer time is modern parents' bribe and threat

<b>Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.</b><p>The Childwise survey, which has been tracking family life in the UK since the 1990s, shows a surge in the number of tablet computers used by children.<p>But it suggests …

10years ago today... memories from BigSky Adventures

Ten years ago, my wife and I climbed aboard our blue Land Rover Defender 200Tdi and headed South from the UK towards Cape Town on an overland …

Beard of King Tut glued back on after it broke off during cleaning

The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said Wednesday.<p>The museum is one of the city's main tourist sites, but in some …

Japanese reporter's bid to save friend led to IS abduction

TOKYO (Reuters) - It is an unlikely friendship that ties the fates of war correspondent Kenji Goto and troubled loner Haruna Yukawa, the two Japanese hostages for whom Islamic State militants demanded a $200 million ransom this week.<p>Yukawa was captured in August outside the Syrian city of Aleppo. …

Bankruptcy

The Duke Of Burgundy is a beautiful love story disguised as stylish smut

With a title that makes it sound like an 18th-century costume drama—perhaps a cousin to Jacques Rivette’s recent Balzac adaptation, <i>The Duchess Of</i> …

The Boy Next Door offers Jennifer Lopez an unabashedly trashy thriller

So lurid and campy that it registers as inspired, Rob Cohen’s low-budget thriller <i>The Boy Next Door</i> takes a Lifetime Original premise—a woman has a …

Top 10: Beach Cities

See photos of National Geographic Traveler's top 10 beach cities (including Sydney, Barcelona, and Nice) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Miami Beach

Personalized Learning Vs Traditional Learning

January 22, 2015<p>One of the biggest affordances of technology is towards the enhancement of the concept of personalized learning. Internet and more …

Lucasfilm’s Strange Magic is the Moulin Rouge of animated features

A comic fairy tale that incorporates new arrangements of previously released pop songs sounds like an ill-advised indulgence of contemporary U.S. …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

Berlin Wall anniversary: photographs from the symbolic rise and fall of the Iron Curtain - Telegraph