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‘This is how I spend it – I have cancer but make the most of the time I have’

I live in the East End of London and own my flat. I have a brain tumour. I’m dying – it’s inoperable, and I’m halfway through my third round of chemo.<p>I try to live my life to the full, in four-week sprints, with a round of chemo coming up every month.<p>When I was 25, I had a job paying a very decent …

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Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

How The Handmaid’s Tale Changed the Game for Hulu

<i>This story originally ran on June 15, 2017. We’re repubbing it given the network’s multiple Emmy wins Sunday night, including Best Drama.</i><p>Given its …

All The Best Songs Of 2017, Ranked

There was a point immediately following the November 2016 election where some naively optimistic folks tried to put a positive spin on things: At least the music will be good. Now more than a year later, we can definitely say that the presidency of Donald Trump has inspired as much drivel as it has …

Music

These 6 things will *actually* make you happy, according to science

What’s the one thing you’re pining for in your life that would make you happier if only it would happen? A new job? Romance? More Instagram followers?<p>…

Happiness

5 Classic Cocktails With 5 Different Liquors

When it comes to cocktails, everyone has different tastes and preferences. That makes coming up with new drinks challenging, even for me—and I’m a …

Recipes

Charge Your Phone With a House Plant? This Pot Promises a Green Solution

Plants are really good at converting sunlight into energy. While we wait for human-designed solar cells to catch up, one European startup is …

To feel better, eat less (yes, even if you're not overweight)

For the dwindling few of us who don't actually need to lose weight, the idea of slashing food intake in a bid to extend our healthy life span isn't universally appealing.<p>Hedonists the world over, in fact, have denounced the calorie-restriction-for-life-extension idea as a cruel hoax: The bony, cold …

Diabetes

Science Word of the Day: Kleptothermy

Imagine for a moment that you’re a sea snake and you’re feeling a little chilly. That’s quite understandable for an ectotherm. Your body temperature rises and falls with that of your environment, and spending all day slither-swimming through the water can wick away your precious body heat.<p>You <i>could</i> …