Karen Ho

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Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice?

“I don’t even know how to start this,” Adele wrote in an online letter to fans on 30 June. The previous night, she had played the second show of a sold-out, four-night residency at Wembley Stadium. These dates, in front of audiences of 98,000, were supposed to be the triumphant conclusion of her …

Keith Urban

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

8 Lighting Tricks Interior Designers Use to Create Atmosphere

It's all about layering.<p>When thinking about the flow of space, ambience and atmosphere in your home, lighting can be one of the most fundamental elements. Brighter lights can make you feel alert and awake, where as dimmer, softer lights can be relaxing and sleep-inducing.<p>Wayfair's Resident Style …

Home Decorating

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Photography

Science Shows This Is The Only Skill You Need To Be Successful In Life

You've already heard how delayed gratification is essential to achieve success, but have you viewed the skill from this unorthodox standpoint yet?

Start the day with a bang: Yotam Ottolenghi’s big weekend breakfast recipes

This is the second of two columns on serious breakfasts and, as I said last week, the recipes are unapologetic about the effort needed to get them on the table. But we can keep alive the myth of the lazy weekend breakfast, so long as we’re organised. Much of the chopping and cooking can be done …

Recipes

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Exercise

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Cold weather across the UK – in pictures

A cold snap has gripped Britain with temperatures plunging to a winter low of -12C. Warmer weather is expected from Thursday

Weather

Why Biotech's Biggest Breakthrough Is Now In Dispute

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: A new gene-editing technology allows scientists to precisely locate and cut out bits of DNA from live …

The last Twitter account David Bowie followed before his death was God

@TheTweetOfGod was one of 172 users Bowie followed on the social media site<p>Eagle-eyed fans have noticed that David Bowie followed a Twitter parody …

David Bowie

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

Online features and interactive storytelling

500 Response has already been committed

Try to imagine how life would change if your water supply suddenly vanished.<p>That’s what happened to the Ma’dan people of southern Iraq—the Marsh Arabs—when the water started to disappear from the Mesopotamian marshes, or “the land between the rivers,” where they had lived for more than 2,000 …

Canoeing

Microsoft Forces Windows 10 Onto Windows 7 And Windows 8

The saga continues.<p>Following news that Windows 10 automatically downloads onto Windows 7 and Windows 8 for users who choose to upgrade, Microsoft has now confirmed it has taken things one serious step further: Windows 10 will now download on computers even when users chose NOT to upgrade.<p>This …

Windows 10

Your Cat Doesn't Need You, Study Finds

Your cat doesn’t really need you, new study suggests.<p>According to a new study published in PLOS One journal, cats show little to no separation …

How to make the perfect cranachan

This lovely little Scottish dessert is usually wheeled out in January by chefs and editors desperately casting around for Burns Night inspiration – but with some of the finest soft fruit in the world currently in season, now is the time to indulge. Just as Eton mess wouldn’t be the same without …

Breakfast

The smoothie operator hoping to gobble market share from Innocent

Love Smoothies is now making drinks for consumers but will these experimental green smoothies, "bone broths", and instant fruit teas be a hit?<p>Innocent Drinks, the smoothie business owned by Coca-Cola, may be the best-known brand in the country but its dominance - it has an 80pc market share in the …

United Kingdom

Pyne sets course for uni negotiations

Education Minister Christopher Pyne has unveiled the detail of his higher education reforms but his behind-the-scenes work has just begun.<p>He …

Score a Meeting with Just About Anyone

We’re all inundated with meeting requests. It’s easy to say no to the egregious ones, like the stranger who recently emailed me to suggest that I meet with him on a specific date so I could provide him with free career coaching. But — though I know better than to ask for pro bono resume critiques — …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Self-Pity

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

Washing Hands in Hot Water Wastes Energy, Study Says

It doesn’t kill germs better than cooler water, but turning tap temperatures high, the U.S. burns carbon equal to the emissions of Barbados.<p><b>It's cold and flu season, when many people are concerned about avoiding germs. But forget what you think you know about hand washing, say researchers at</b> …