Katy Watkins

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Snooping on your kids: what I learned about my daughter, and how it changed our relationship

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p><i>This post is the second of four stories about my experiences snooping on my kids and their</i> …

‘Homeless’ man gets on a train & asks for the attention of the carriage. What happens next is not what you’d expect. http://bit.ly/12ZRDt0

An Artist Turns Books Into Stunning Crystallized Sculptures

Artist Alexis Arnold uses a bit of science to freeze–and immortalize–a small library of classics.<p>When was the last time you revisited your high school copy of, say, <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> or <i>Crime and Punishment</i>? (That long, huh?) However meaningful they’ve been to you, they’re likely shelved, blanketed …

10 Tips for Self Portrait Photography

Self portrait photos are becoming increasingly necessary in the modern world. Think about social media. Whatever platform you sign up for requires …

Android Nears 80% Market Share In Global Smartphone Shipments, As iOS And BlackBerry Share Slides, Per IDC

Android smartphone shipments grew a whopping 73.5 percent between the second quarter of 2012 and Q2 2013, according to research firm IDC’s latest numbers. 187.4 million Android-powered phones shipped in the most recent quarter, representing 79.3 percent of all smartphones shipped during the …

Stephen Fry calls for boycott of Winter Olympics over Russia’s anti-gay laws

Stephen Fry has urged prime minister David Cameron to support moves to strip Russia of the 2014 Winter Olympics over concerns about anti-gay laws …

How to recover after your run

Question 1:<p><b>When should I be eating after a run to maximise recovery?</b><p><b>James says:</b><br>The sooner the better - ideally within 30 minutes after running as …

Self-saucing chocolate pudding

Those on a gluten-free diet need not miss out on indulgent sponge desserts thanks to some clever swaps<p>Ingredients<p>100g butter, melted, plus a little …

Clarins BB Cream

<i>Clarins unveils new BB Skin Perfecting Cream, a combined skincare and makeup combination which revitalises, protects and perfects.</i><p>The ultimate in BB …

Skin Care

Transport for London’s Lost Property Office

Transport for London’s Lost Property Office tells a biographical and bizarre tale of travelling London, from bicycles and top hats to skulls, bones …

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Assassin's Creed vs. PlayStation Vita

In a continuing series exploring the power of the PlayStation Vita, Digital Foundry talks to Ubisoft Sofia - developers of Assassin's Creed 3: …

NASA Announces Plan for Capturing Asteroid

The space agency wants to tow an asteroid back to our planetary neighborhood.<p><b>NASA wants to identify an asteroid in deep space, figure out a way to capture the spinning and hard-to-grab orb, nudge it into our planetary region, and then set it into orbit around the moon, the agency announced</b> …

Laura-Beth: Review of Real Technique Brushes by Samantha Chapman

A couple of weeks ago I went into boots and what do you know it was 3 for 2 on everything needless to say I couldn’t resist. Recently I realised that …

Stories

Introducing the new Stories section online (and on our app!). Learn about our ingredients and suppliers, our values and ethical initiatives, and …

Beauty: feelgood nails

I love a £5 bargain that makes me squeal more than a £200 serum or a fancy perfume that costs the earth. When Models Own's Ice Neon nail polishes …

Chocolate and Cola Float

<i>Delight the kids this weekend with this deliciously retro recipe for a chocolate and cola float. Inspired by the great soda parlours that used to be</i> …

How to Gain Your Client’s Trust as a Photographer

There are a lot of things that make for a great photographer. Understanding composition, light, and the technique required to make a great picture …

Amateur Photographer Captures NASA-like Space Images

Amateur photographer Alan Friedman combines his passions for astronomy and photography by capturing photos of the sun, moon, and other celestial …

It's 80 years to the day since hotel manageress Aldie Mackay first reported seeing a "whale-like fish" in the waters of Loch Ness. Widely regarded as the first modern sighting of a monster in the loch, the 1,000 more or so since have helped generate tourism now worth about £1m a year to the Scottish Highlands. So is "Nessie" just a cynical conspiracy to boost businesses? http://bbc.in/YEluUs

‘I hope she would have been a belieber’ – Justin Bieber sparks anger with Anne Frank tribute

Justin Bieber has sparked anger online by concluding after a visit to Anne Frank House that she would have been a fan of his music.<p>The Canadian …

To boldly go it alone: how photographers joined the self-publishing revolution. Three photographers who have self-published books talk about their experiences: http://gu.com/p/3f39j/tw?CMP=NECNETTXT766

The importance of female role models and the struggle to find them

Share Email Comments<p>Finding some credible female inspiration in this day and age is bloody hard work, lord knows I’ve spent years looking for some. …

Gender balancing will not tackle issues of inequality

During the NUS National Conference 2013 earlier this week, a controversial topic was brought up and deliberated by delegates from universities across …