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YouView attacked by regulator for 'unique’ TV claim

Digital television service YouView has been criticised by the advertising regulator for misleading consumers with claims about a “unique” function for watching catch-up programmes.<p>The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) upheld a complaint by rivals Virgin Media and Sky Broadcasting that an advert …

Jim Boyden's battle with Virgin Media: 'It was a rage against the machine moment'

Exclusive: Jim Boyden, the man whose Facebook post of a Virgin Media bill was shared more than 95,000 times this week, talks to Jessica Winch.<p>It was a decision born of frustration that took on a life of its own.<p>After repeated calls to Virgin Media to try and close his deceased father-in-law’s …

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

The 20 Best Airlines In The World

But not all airlines are created equal, and some treat all their passengers very nicely.<p>To find the best of the best for flying at a reasonable cost, we devised a ranking system based on the two most important factors for a pleasant trip: An enjoyable experience in the plane, and timely departure …

Qatar Airways

18 Of The Coolest Water Slides From Around The World

Thrill-seekers welcomed.

10 Of The World's Best Parks For Enjoying Spring Weather

Often the first places that enthused travelers are itching to check out are historical monuments, museums, clubs, bars, and restaurants.<p>However, there is one destination that is truly underrated: parks.<p>All across Europe and the U.S. breathtaking parks are open to the public. Visiting these parks …

Google Crashes Facebook Home’s Easy Updating Party, Now Requires All Play Apps To Be Updated Through The Play Store

Android apps are no longer allowed to push updates, even beta updates, without going through the Play Store — this includes Facebook Home. This change abruptly closes a loophole previously utilized most famously by Facebook to push beta updates to a limited amount of users through Home itself.<p>Now, …

Even Wall Street is left impressed with the HTC One

Will the<p>HTC Onebe HTC's savior? Some Wall Street analysts are starting to come around to the idea.<p>HSBC upgraded the company's investment rating on Friday, citing the impressive flagship phone, according to MarketWatch. The ratings change comes after another firm, Daiwa, also raised its ratings and …

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How Short And Intense Workouts Changed Fitness For Everyone

Fitness is tough. So when someone claims they’ve found a “scientifically proven” shortcut to bigger biceps, better endurance, and a sexier core, we’re usually right to be skeptical. Conventional workout wisdom says that if you want to dominate a marathon, you better get ready to run far and …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Archaeology

The New Bird Flu: How Dangerous Is Avian Flu H7N9?

Until a few days ago, most of us had never heard of influenza A (H7N9), the new bird flu virus that’s suddenly killing people in China. Then on April 1st the death reports started to come in, and all of a sudden health experts began to sound awfully nervous.<p>That’s because although the virus has …