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This Dog Has A Very Human-Like Face And People Are Freaking Out

Meet Yogi, the Shih-poo who looks like a person.

The 'miracle pill': how cycling could save the NHS

Cycling can make people healthy and live longer, and cut public health costs, so why can’t it be prescribed to the nation?<p>Imagine if a team of scientists devised a drug which massively reduced people’s chances of developing cancer or heart disease, cutting their overall likelihood of dying early by …

Nobel Prize

This low-tech gravity-fed watering system is based on an ancient irrigation technique

<b>Clayola Egypt's low-tech watering setup can keep your houseplants or garden watered when you're away.</b><p>The use of unglazed terracotta pots, also known …

Gardening

Pink Floyd, Endless River, review: 'makes your speakers feel inadequate'

The influential band's final album, cut from 1993 Division Bell sessions, will make you feel nostalgic, says Helen Brown<p>“We bitch and we fight/ Diss each other on sight,” sighs David Gilmour on the closing track of Pink Floyd’s 15th and, <b>he says</b>, final album. “But this thing we do/ With world-weary …

Make Life Plantastic!

For us urban dwellers, a little indoor greenery can go a long way to make us happier and increase our sense of well-being. The Citysens indoor …

Plants

Watch: Off Season on the Porcupine Rim Trail

All great things must come to an end. This is the third and final installment of the Off Season series from the 2016 break. Moab Cyclery mechanics …

How to Pack for a Multiday Road Tour

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Colombia to sample the country’s road riding. In terms of cycling, this is a country whose time has come. It’s edging toward a lasting peace, and its pro cyclists are swarming the top echelon of racing, with Giro and Vuelta winner Nairo Quintana leading the pack. …

The importance of bikefitting for cycling comfort and health

Now the evenings are clearly getting lighter and there’s (slightly) less gunk and slippery stuff on the roads, thoughts turn to getting on the road after a winter slogging away going nowhere on a turbo trainer – or, worse, not cycling at all.<p>Many of us will even have splashed out on a new bike for …

Coughing up the facts on Fluimucil, Team Sky’s Jiffy bag decongestant

• Over-the-counter medicine is used to ‘get rid of sticky and thick mucus’ • According to the relevant regulator, it is currently unlicensed in the UK<p><b>The mystery package at the centre of a UK Anti-Doping investigation contained the decongestant Fluimucil, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has</b> …

Cycling

Does it still make sense to buy an iPod Touch?

Refurbs are going like hotcakes, but who's buying them?<p>This post started out as an iPod Touch deal: Walmart had the refurbished fifth-gen Touch (32GB) for $179, the lowest price I've seen for that model and a whopping $120 less Apple charges for a new one.<p>Alas, it sold out before I finished the …

iPad Mini

How to fix your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch after iOS 9 upgrade? Simple tricks within device settings

If you are regretting after upgrading to iOS 9 due to the bundled performance issues, here are some tricks to save the day.<p>If you fall under the 20% …

Updated iPod Touch still tough to repair, iFixit says

Apple has refreshed its iPod Touch lineup, but repairing the new 16GB edition remains a challenge, according to an iFixit teardown.<p>People who attempt to snoop through the innards of Apple's latest iPod Touch won't have an easy go of it, according to gadget-repair site iFixit.<p>On Thursday, Apple …

iPod Touch

When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.<p>Physical music formats were so 20th century, so we put our music on computers. But even that was too much of a burden, so music is going up, …

iOS

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

Equipped with a DJI Phantom 2, a Canon 6D and a GoPro Hero 4 Black, photographer Ryan Deboodt has produced some stunning footage of Hang Sơn Đoòng, the world's biggest cave.<p>At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in …

Photography

See 50 Years of David Bowie's Hairstyles in 5 Seconds

Baseball<p>We're as surprised as you are that mirrored shades and embroidered mocknecks are cool again.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Editors' …

Wreck

The art of Coke

Stephen Bayley celebrates the 100th birthday of the Coca-Cola 'contour' bottle - the most successful manufactured artefact ever<p>In 1915 D.W. Griffith’s <i>Birth of a Nation</i> was premièred, Henry Ford manufactured his millionth Model-T (‘a million of anything is a lot’, he said), Kafka’s <i>Metamorphosis</i> was …

Andy Warhol

Lose Yourself in This Collection of Entrancing Spiral Staircase Photos

You’re either about to get very dizzy, or very mesmerized… or possibly both. Spiral staircases are a favorite subject for photographers of all kinds. …

Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Ever wondered what amazing tunnel systems lie beneath our cities? Dubbed 'Megatron' by the secretive network of urban explorers who sometimes delve into its silent chambers, this storm drain lies directly under Sheffield (England) city centre. So concerned were the Victorian forebears with the possibility of the city flooding that they decided to build this giant underground wonder in 1860. With a parabolic brick arch this feat of engineering prowess protects the city from potential flooding by the River Sheaf during high rains.

'We're homeless at Heathrow': They look as if they're off on holiday, but this middle-class couple are living in an airport after losing their £500,000 home

• <b>Katrina Smith, 62, and Alan Lane, 71, ended up sleeping rough at Heathrow</b>• <b><br>Had planned retirement in Dorset, buying a three-bed house to grow old in</b>• <b><br>But</b> …

Designer Visit: At Home in Jurassic Park, in North London

Tom Stuart-Smith likes high drama. (He did not become England’s garden designer of the moment by accident, after all.) This explains the giant tree …

Lose Yourself in the Eerie GIFs of DarkAngelØne

Fabrics and textures come to life in these surreal animated portraits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>When I was young, someone once told me that different materials could convey different emotions. In his new series, <i>poison</i>, DarkAngelØne proves that the adage …

Art

Clay Flower Pot - With a Twist

DIY Laminate Countertops<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>I love it<p>had so much fun making these fairy gardens<p>Very nice and cute idea! I planned to try this …

Cycling When Sick

When to ride. When to curl up with some soup. And how to avoid getting sick in the first place.<p>It’s sick season. As we all know from experience, winter is the worst time for colds and flu. For those living in colder climes, this is particularly true, as research shows that cold, dry conditions make …

Alternative Medicine

Emoticons in texts can rack up huge bills

<b>People using the little icons that denote happy, sad or other emotions in their text messages could be racking up big bills, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Consumer website MoneySavingExpert has received a large number of complaints about the issue.<p>It seems to affect older models of phones, including some …

Multimedia

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle tells how he tried to kill himself by jumping in front of a lorry after deciding he 'had to die'

• <b>Former footballer Clarke Carlisle tells how he tried to kill himself</b>• <b><br>The former PFA Chairman was involved in collision with lorry in</b> …

Iraqi father shoots dead seven ISIS militants in revenge for son's public online execution - before being gunned down himself

• <b>Iraqi man opened fire on ISIS militants in revenge attack in Tikrit</b>• <b><br>Basil Ramadan killed seven before he himself was shot dead</b>• <b><br>Ahmed Basil Ramadan, 18,</b> …