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Six Nations 2018: six tournament newcomers to watch out for

France have a back-row who makes even Maro Itoje appear sluggish, while another brilliant Leinster product can shine<p><b>Sekou Macalou (France):</b> Pretty much everyone has given up on French rugby. Even when they are not sacking their national coach or having their national training centre raided by …

Warren Gatland

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

Khmer Rouge

Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever

We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia. Politicians and scientists have had their say, but how are writers and artists responding to this crisis?<p>In 2003 the Australian philosopher Glenn …

‘Heir to Hendrix’ Shuggie Otis: ‘I could have been a millionaire, but that wasn’t on my mind’

The R&B survivor released three acclaimed albums before his 21st birthday and turned down David Bowie and Stevie Wonder. Then he disappeared. Forty years of addiction and menial jobs later, he’s back with a new record<p>‘I heard some people heard I’d died. They’ll find out soon that I didn’t,” says …

The £3.45 ‘Alzheimer’s drink’ that stops brain from shrinking

An EU funded trial has found that Souvenaid really does stop the brains of Alzheimer's patients from shrinking<p>A daily drink which manufacturers say can ‘manage’ Alzheimer’s disease actually does stop the brain from shrinking, a two year clinical trial has shown.<p>Souvenaid, which was created by Irish …

How To Travel The World For Free

You'll be amazed at these smart, effective ways to cut travel costs you thought were unavoidable—whether you're planning to WWOOF your way around the …

Travel

Watch the most intense surfing wipeout you've ever seen

Last week, professional surfer Tom Dosland fell 40-feet down the front of a wave at Jaws, Maui's legendary surfing break. See the intensity of it all …

Could This Be the Future of Surfing?

Sports Industry

The one word that will make you rich

<i>What is the one word that will make you rich? - originally appeared on question and answer site Quora. Respondents are required to use their true</i> …

Black Sunrise - Burning Man Sunrise 2014 by Tycho - Listen to music

Burning Man

FADER Mix: Chrome Sparks by The FADER - Listen to music

Disco Decadence: The Era's Best Album Covers

From Wild Cherry’s juicy lips to the sexual energy of Donna Summer, a collection of disco’s iconic images in the new book ‘To Disco With …

Disco

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Kraftwerk on Cycling, 3D, 'Spiritual Connection' to Detroit

"We are very interested in the dynamics and the energy and the movement," says co-founder Ralf Hütter<p>Kraftwerk, originally formed in Germany in 1968, …

Michael Stipe

The 33 Best 33 1/3 Books

Top 10 affordable family summer holidays in Europe

A family summer holiday in a popular destination doesn’t have to cost the Earth. Here are 10 great options, from futuristic domes in Spain and a cabin in the south of France, to campervan road trip fun and a farm in the Tirol All prices are for peak season<p>Apartments in Tuscany, Italy<p>It’s rare to …

10 of the best family summer holidays in Europe

Now Easter’s out of the way, it’s time to start planning your next family holiday. Here are 10 places where there’s fun stuff for the kids plus great crowd-free places to stay<p>Top 10 UK family-friendly holiday alternatives to Center Parcs<p><b>Tuscany, Italy</b><p>South of Florence and west of Siena (both of …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Consumer Tech

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Fourhand: Djokovic named to Forbes list, suffers restaurant robbery

<b>NO. 1 AMONG 30</b><p>The 27-year-old Novak Djokovic was announced this week as one of Forbes's "30 Under 30" in the sports realm. That might sound good for …

12 holidays to make you healthier and happier in 2017

How is 2017 feeling so far? Are you looking ahead to a year full of possibilities, or struggling through the triple whammy of hangover, post-Christmas exhaustion and winter blues? If you’re not welcoming the new year with a spring in your step, perhaps one of your resolutions should be to make time …

Canary Islands

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Architecture

This souped up electric scooter could transform energy use in cities

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Gogoro<p>The only stretch of road that wasn’t being pummeled with some of the wettest weather San Francisco has ever …

Electric Vehicles

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

The Desert House is simply a stunning example of architecture as art. Located in picturesque Joshua Tree — right in Southern California's High Desert — the home is at a comfortable equilibrium with its barren desert environment. The structure is dominated by soaring concrete ribs, but the overall …

National Parks

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

John Wick

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Magnetism

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …