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Victorian mugshots reveal street urchins as young as TEN jailed for crimes like stealing pork joint for Christmas dinner

<b>THESE are the mugshots of real life Oliver Twists, who were whipped and jailed as young as TEN for petty crimes such as stealing pork for a Christmas</b> …

Crime

How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

High School

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Facebook Ads

Simple Habits That Prove You’re A Well Groomed Man & Not A Bloody Slob

Grooming. How difficult can it be? Very much so, considering our fixation with the latest hairstyle trends and quick-tricks for better looking facial …

Hair

Dominic Raab: the face that says, ‘I need to take back control of my sphincter’ | Marina Hyde

Even for those who’ve been stockpiling I-told-you-sos for two years, there really is zero satisfaction in watching Brexit secretary Dominic Raab wanly assure a parliamentary committee that, post-Brexit, “there will be adequate food”. Just like the al-Qaida number three job used to be, the DExEU gig …

Dominic Raab

Why Having Sex Makes You Feel Better the Next Day, According to Science

Sex has long been linked to a lengthened life and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. But new research suggests that it may have powerful …

Self-improvement

10 great waterparks in the UK: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Blue Lagoon, Narberth, Pembrokeshire<p>The Blue Lagoon waterpark is part of the Bluestone holiday resort, but day visitors are welcome. Shaped like an upturned coracle, it boasts wave machines, flumes and a pirate shipwreck play area among many other attractions. The lazy river which …

Water Parks

Billionaire Richard Branson Has Some Simple Advice for Those Who Want to Succeed

There's a secret to Bransons' success, and it's very simple.<p>Richard Branson lives a life many hanker after: as a billionaire who resides on his own …

Richard Branson

Self-Care: An A To Z Guide

A more or less definitive guide to taking care of yourself.<p>By now, <i>so</i> much has been written about self-care: what it is, what it isn't, what it can do, what it can't. It has been bastardized, commercialized, reclaimed, redefined. And while there's no shortage of information on self-care out there, …

Self-help

You Won't Lose Fat and Build Muscle Unless You Do These 6 Things

If you want to build lean, defined muscles efficiently, personal trainer and strength coach Susan Niebergall says, "This is a two part equation. The first part of the equation is fat loss." You do this with nutrition and exercise. Focus on creating a sustainable calorie deficit by eating whole …

Fitness

Homeowner's ingenious hack cuts his heating bill down to just $1.50 a YEAR - and how you can do it too with soft-drink cans

An ingenious hack by a do-it-yourself homeowner has cut his electricity bill down to just $1.50 a year.<p>The hack uses 272 aluminium cans to create a …

Home Improvement

12 Teen Bedroom Ideas So Good You'll Want to Steal Them for Yourself

Decorating a bedroom for a teenager—or with their help—can cause a lot of tension. Not only do you want to guide them to decorate a room that feels …

Home Decorating

Should you buy the Galaxy Note 9 or wait for the Google Pixel 3 XL?

No matter what phone you're looking at, there's always a new one on the horizon poised to supplant it. The Galaxy Note 9 has just launched, and many …

Galaxy Note

5 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be a Millionaire

People with a deep passion for their work are motivated to work hard. That's when they start to make serious money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sure, most people would love to be a millionaire...in theory. But in practice, few are actually willing to do what it takes …

Self-improvement

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

Personal Finance

Five things every Nova Launcher user should try

Nova Launcher is one of the most popular third-party home screens in the Android ecosystem. If you’ve never tried it, the enthusiasm for it probably seems rather odd. What can possibly be so good about increasing the number of rows or columns on your home screen or installing icon packs, lots of …

Apps

Photographer Gets Dog-Piled at World Cup and Keeps on Shooting

AFP photographer Yuri Cortez was shooting the World Cup semifinal yesterday when he got much closer to the action than he expected. After Croatia …

9 Signs You Have What It Takes to Be Extremely Successful

Are you headed in the right direction?<p>"Is working at the grocery store a good job?" my 13-year-old daughter recently asked. "Don't give me the long answer, dad. Please just say yes or no."<p>We all could argue over the definition of success. It means something to different to everyone. Some of you …

How to turn $1,000 into $300,000: Single mother shares her top tips and tricks for investing - after saving $68,000 in just two and a half years

When the average person thinks of investing they tend to believe it's outside their price range - with options like buying property and purchasing …

Investing

Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, and Note 8 get home screen landscape mode support

• Samsung has added support for home screen landscape mode to Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8 devices in the latest version of Samsung Experience.<br>• The feature was previously exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.<br>• Samsung also recently added the Galaxy S9’s video wallpaper feature to …

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Day Trader Diary: Finding Balance in a High-Wire Job

Henry Gambell was comfortable gambling in Texas Hold’em tournaments, but placing bets in the options market? Not so much. That is, until he answered …

Trading

Tired of living pay cheque to pay cheque? Financial expert reveals how to take control of your money using the 50/30/20 rule - and still have room for fun

Living pay cheque to pay cheque can be a relentless, debilitating cycle. For many, as soon as your rent or mortgage comes out of your bank account, …

Personal Finance

Third party apps can read your Gmail — here's how to stop them

<b>A new report has outlined how third-party Gmail app developers are able to read your email. The fact that it’s so easy for them to do so is worrying,</b> …

Get a business phone number the easy way with the OpenPhone app

If you’ve ever run your own business, or kept a personal line open for business inquiries, you’ll know how tough it can be to switch off from …

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is a pocket storage powerhouse

SanDisk's speedy new rugged SSD is water-resistant and comes in capacities up to 2TB.<p>Sarah Tew, CNET's photographer here in New York, shoots tons of products for me. But rarely have I seen her as excited about a product as San Disk's new Extreme Portable SSD.<p>That's because the 38.9-gram Extreme …

Gear & Gadgets

Britain's 82 largest islands: where they are and how to explore them

Anglesey, the Isle of Wight and Skye may be household names, but what of Raasay, Foulness and Ulva?<p>The six are all members of Great Britain’s 82-strong island population, as detailed in new research by the Ordnance Survey, from Unst in the north to St Mary’s in the south.<p>The national mapping agency …

Mondly uses speech recognition to fast-track your language learning

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access for only $39.99.<p>Learning a new language can seem pretty daunting when your inch-thick textbook arrives in the mail. Thankfully, there is a smarter way to learn. Mondly is a highly-rated app that helps you master grammar and pick up vocabulary through fun mini-games. …

Five iconic frames to consider on National Sunglasses Day

You definitely can't go wrong with any of these styles.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Believe it or not, sunglasses have their own holiday and to celebrate …

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …