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Three pick-me-ups for hanging baskets | James Wong

Dilute aspirin solutions have been shown to help make ​plants more resilient to drought, heat, cold and even some pests<p>As this year’s scorching summer reaches its peak, a 10-minute “pick-me-up” this weekend could help keep your hanging baskets and windowboxes from flagging.<p>Unlike plants in open …

Gardening

Lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay, Burning Secret, is found 60 years on

His first world war classic, <i>Paths of Glory</i>, is one of cinema’s most powerful anti-war movies, widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, as was his Roman epic, <i>Spartacus</i>, both of which starred Kirk Douglas. Now a “lost” screenplay by director Stanley Kubrick has been discovered – and it is so close to …

Stanley Kubrick

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

Seafood

Mi Laser Projector review: Xiaomi's costliest product is also its best

Xiaomi sells over 2,000 items in China, and one of the more interesting products it launched last year was the Mi Laser Projector. The ultra-short …

Gear & Gadgets

Hell Yes! Lucifer saved as Netflix orders fourth season

Here’s some great news for <b>Lucifer</b> fans, as Netflix has officially picked up the show for a fourth season following its cancellation by Fox last month!<p>…

Jimmy Page wins delay in permission for Robbie Williams to build pool

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has pleaded with planners not to allow his next-door neighbour, the singer Robbie Williams, to build an underground swimming pool in the latest skirmish in the long-running planning battle between the two musicians.<p>The pair have been involved in a dispute for about …

Jimmy Page

Bose noise-masking Sleepbuds will be officially introduced June 20

Late last year Bose presold "prototypes" of a new product it was creating called Noise-Masking Sleepbuds that some 3,000 people picked up at a discount on crowd-funding site Indiegogo. Those early units shipped in April and after a couple of months of "real feedback from real people" Bose is ready …

Softbank's Robotics Business Prepares To Scale Up

Billionaire Masayoshi Son is facing a tough challenge in growing his robotics business in Europe. His conglomerate Softbank bought French robot maker Aldebaran in 2013 for $100 million. Two years later it released a waist-high robot named Pepper. With a high-pitched voice and doe-eyed, friendly …

Tallships Fireworks Cruise Tickets - London - Time Out

Better than half-price tickets to a fireworks boat cruise by night<p>What is it? Better than half-price tickets to the mother of all fireworks boat …

The Best Tote Bags for Summer 2018: 5 You Need in Your Outdoor Kit

When a verb transforms into the name of a product category, you know that that thing is doing its job <i>really</i> well. Such is the case with <i>tote</i> — carry, …

9 Foods That May Help You Get to Sleep

Healthy Eating

Industrial Design: Bunk - The wireless smartphone battery

Let's take a look at this minimal and colourful concept by Will Kail who is a Product Design Graduate based in Norwich, UK. His concept? A wireless …

5 Tips for Cutting Out Dairy, According to a Nutritionist

I’ve had clients go dairy free for a variety of reasons. Some tested positive for a dairy allergy, or had struggled with symptoms of lactose …

Clean, Mean, Grilling Machine: The 8 Best BBQ Cookbooks For Vegans

<b>* BBQs are a classic summer event</b><b><br>* Get that great BBQ flavor while still keeping it vegan</b><b><br>* These eight cookbooks are packed with creative recipes</b> …

Cooking

Hand Grinder vs Electric Grinder for Coffee: Overqualified Experts Weigh In

There’s something about making a cup of coffee that riles people up. Somehow, each debate breeds its own sub-debates — brewer vs. pour over. Hario …

These 7 Vegetarian Jackfruit Recipes Are So Good You Won't Even Miss the Meat

We called it back in 2016—the jackfruit is a total superfood, and it's now becoming one of the most popular meat substitutes beloved by vegans, …

Italy’s policies make sense, it’s eurozone rules that are absurd | Larry Elliott

William Hague once described the euro as a burning building with no exits, and the experience of Italy over the past 20 years has proved that the then Conservative party leader was absolutely right.<p>Joining the single currency was made easy at the end of the 1990s. As one of the original signatories …

Europe

Almond Flour Bread Recipe

"This is a delicious grain-free bread made out of almond flour that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups almond …

The Merc with a Mouth photobombs Fox Blu-ray covers to celebrate Deadpool 2 release

In celebration of the release of <b>Deadpool 2</b>, Walmart is offering an exclusive line of limited edition Blu-rays with their covers “photobombed” by the …

Download This Free Shutter Speed "Cheat Sheet" Chart from PhotoTraces.com

Shutter speed is one of the key elements in the so-called Exposure Triangle (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed) that every photographer should be familiar …

Philips Hue Smart light bulbs worth £15 are being given away for free - here's how to get one

Smart home products just keep getting better and better. But sadly, their price tags aren't getting any smaller.<p>Although if you do want to kit out …

Fox cancels Brooklyn Nine-Nine after five seasons

The Nine-Nine will be closing its doors, with Fox announcing that it has cancelled the cop comedy <b>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</b> after five seasons, with the …

Apple Watch: How to enable Elevated Heart Rate notifications

Apple Watch has been credited multiple times for saving lives. This is due to the device being heavily focused on health with detection features that can help spot health problems early on. Read on for how to take advantage of those features…<p>One of the latest features to come to Apple Watch is …

Sabrina reboot gets the official title of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Netflix’s upcoming reboot of <b>Sabrina The Teenage Witch</b> now has an official title. Series creator and executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa …

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

Fitness

Urban dwellers will like the sound of these noise-canceling windows

One of the joys of living in the countryside must surely be pushing open the windows each morning to allow the soothing sounds of birdsong to float …

Consumer Tech

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

This Is How To Make Homemade Tortillas

Wake up Taco Tuesdays with a batch of homemade flour tortillas. It may initially sound like an intimidating task, but the process is actually quick …

Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

<b>Every week you share the weird things you’ve overheard in London. Above, a few perplexing snippets from the past seven days – don’t forget to tweet</b> …

I'm Not Even Vegan and I Love This Vegan Cashew Cream

By Alex Delany<p>I was suspicious of this vegan cashew situation. Turned out I was wrong.<p>I am not vegan. I am a human being that eats so much meat. And cheese. I love cheese on meat <i>and</i> meat on cheese. I also love dairy-based dips, and if you told me I was going to love something called “vegan cashew …