Jenny Alborough

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Extrovert personality traits could boost poor pupils' career prospects

Extrovert adults who are assertive, talkative and enthusiastic are 25 per cent more likely to earn more than £40,000 a year, but less likely to come …

Psychology

The insiders’ guide to finding a cheaper holiday in 2016

Travel experts reveal how to track down the best-value flights and accommodation, and where to look for the best online deals<p><b>Cheap flights</b><p>• Savvy travellers know to delete their browser history because prices can increase based on the number of times you re-enter a particular website, says Phil …

Long Haul

Other people were alcoholics. I just liked a drink – or so I thought

A new documentary tells the story of me and others whose lives were controlled by drinking – but who couldn’t admit the toll it was taking<p>For a long time, for me, one of the best things about the new year and Christmas was that it was a time for socially acceptable drunkenness, an occasion when …

Alcohol

14 Harsh Truths All Actors Will Face Throughout Their Careers

This business is hard—you knew that when you started. But that’s why our Backstage Experts are here for you. As industry professionals spanning …

Self-improvement

7 Things I Learned Reading Every Issue Of ISIS's Magazine

Sun Tzu, generally considered a reliable source on Good War Ideas, said something along the lines of, "You've got to know your enemy in order to beat …

David Petraeus

Aspirational parents condemn their children to a desperate, joyless life

Surrender your freedom, avoid daylight, live to work, and you too could join a toxic, paranoid elite<p>Perhaps because the alternative is too hideous to contemplate, we persuade ourselves that those who wield power know what they are doing. The belief in a guiding intelligence is hard to shake.<p>We know …

Mental Health

Transcript of "The happy secret to better work"

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, …

Happiness

Soft skills boost public school dominance, says former head

<b>It is not good grades but a "grounding in soft skills" that gives people who went to independent schools their edge, a former public school head has argued.</b><p>State schools have "much to learn" from the private sector, Dr Anthony Seldon, master of Wellington College until this year, told a conference …

Harvard

The extraordinary case of the Guevedoces

<b>The discovery of a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty, has led to the development of a blockbuster drug that has helped millions of people, writes Michael Mosley.</b><p>Johnny lives in a small town in the Dominican …

Dominican Republic

17 Easy Weeknight Pastas That Don't Have Any Dairy

So good, they don't even need cheese!

Cooking

Is kefir the trendy new health drink in town?

Forget green smoothies, a fermented milk drink called kefir is what the health addicts are glugging now<p>‘Healthy bacteria’ is a term that keeps cropping up lately. These bacteria in the gut are vital to our health. They work to destroy 'bad' bacteria and keep our immune system in check, our …

Transcript of "Why 30 is not the new 20"

Clinical psychologist Meg Jay has a bold message for twentysomethings: Contrary to popular belief, your 20s are not a throwaway decade. In this …

Public Speaking

Maths teacher wins £50,000 after pitching to Richard Branson

A maths teacher has won £50,000 for his innovative maths-tuition website, after pitching his business case to Richard Branson this morning.<p>Colin …

Teaching

How do I get rid of the fat around the middle?

How to Lose that Belly<p>If you’re apple rather than pear shaped, with a tendency to gather fat around the middle, you’ll know how difficult it is to …

Wellness

Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon

These crispy cakes are the perfect appetizer– light and bursting with flavor. Even better, they’re packed with nutrition. Quinoa provides a healthy …

Who’s for a gin and tonic ice-cream float?

Alcoholic ice lollies and ice-cream will be having a moment this summer, not least because some clever engineering students have cracked how to freeze booze properly – but it’s fun to make your own, too<p>Exciting news for humans who love alcohol and ice-cream – this summer is all about a spiky, heady …

Alcohol

Drinking Water Right After You Wake Up - See What Happens When You Do It

Drinking water in the morning is a usual ritual of most Japanese women. And every time you think about females from Japan the image that appears in …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as scientists crack genetic code behind nine in 10 tumours

Nine out of 10 cases of late stage prostate cancer can now be linked to changes in the DNA of sufferers, the Institute of Cancer Research<p>Thousands of men suffering from advanced prostate cancer have been offered new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic cause behind 90 per cent of …

7 ways to make a difference if you oppose the Conservative government

The UK now has a Conservative government and a lot of people are worried about what this means for our country - particularly for the most vulnerable …

Northern Ireland

Mediocre Failures

My children are adopted. They were adopted at the ages of three, four and six. As with nearly all children adopted in this country over the last …

Education

Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on"<p>- Winston Churchill<p>As a Conservative I have no pleasure in …

Economics

7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness

I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them.<p>While I was …

17 Things Everyone Must Eat In Brighton

It's much more than just fish 'n chips.

Ice Cream

BBC - Food - Lamb mince recipes

Lamb mince recipes<p>Lamb mince is particularly good for meatballs, burgers and other patties. It's popular in Middle Eastern recipes such as stuffed aubergine and koftas. Or use it in moussaka, shepherd’s pie or bolognese.<p>Buyer's guide<p>As with other types of mince, you generally get what you pay for. …

Food

The revolution that’s changing the way your child is taught

Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education<p>The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a …

Education

Agile programming -- for your family

Bruce Feiler has a radical idea: To deal with the stress of modern family life, go agile. Inspired by agile software programming, Feiler introduces …

APIs

67 job applications not enough for Brighton Jobcentre

My name is Peter Styles. I have been actively seeking work for a year since the company I was working for ceased trading.<p>Recently I was ordered to …

Employment