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I’ve been replaced by another woman and the pain is killing me

A young woman who thought she had everything mapped out perfectly is suddenly on her own – and the jealousy is unbearable. Mariella Frostrup says it’s hard but it’s time to look to the future<p><b>The dilemma</b> A year ago, my partner of 12 years (fiancé of five) told me he wanted to end our relationship. …

Relationships

Meet the dogs of Chernobyl – the abandoned pets that formed their own canine community

Hundreds of stray dogs have learned to survive in the woods around the exclusion zone – mainly descendants of those left behind after the nuclear disaster, when residents were banned from taking their beloved pets to safety<p>We are in the woods behind the Chernobyl plant when the dog runs at us. It …

Chernobyl

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

See Rare Photographs Of Prince Before He Was Prince, and Just 19 Years Old

It's been 40 years since the photographer Robert Whitman heard an early demo of Prince's song "Soft and Wet," and became so taken with the musicians that he agreed to photograph him for a couple of Minneapolis music managers—even though at that point Prince Rogers Nelson, as he was then known, was …

High Heels

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 25 years at the top for a 'creative genius'

<b>Ronnie O'Sullivan has been at the top of snooker for 25 years.</b><p>Since turning professional in 1992, 'the Rocket' has won five world titles, made more century breaks and more maximum 147s than any other player.<p>He started his bid for another title on Thursday with a 6-3 victory over Wales' Jackson Page …

Lionel Messi

A perfectly-timed photo of the space station and the moon puts human achievements in perspective

The International Space Station is the size of a football field. But a stunning image by Spanish photographer Dani Caxete shows it as a tiny figure dwarfed by the moon—a jaw-dropping reminder of the magnificence of nature, and the persistence of human achievement.<p>The image is on the shortlist for …

Astronomy

Thai doctor fights against carcinogenic raw fish dish that killed his parents

Koi pla, raw fish ground with spices and lime, is thought to kill up to 20,000 people in Thailand every year<p>A doctor in Thailand whose parents died from liver cancer after eating a much-loved raw fish dish is travelling the country’s rural north-east to warn people off the recipe.<p>Koi pla, a cheap …

Curriculum Development

The mysterious 'Cold Spot' in the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> A recent astronomical observation of a "cold spot" in the universe is stirring the interest of scientists who are intrigued with an exciting and highly speculative theory that there may be more than one universe.<p>Now before you get incredibly excited about that prospect, I should caution …

Universe

The Woman Who Changed the Way We Think About Indonesian Food

<b>“Remember, my beloved granddaughter,”</b> Sri Owen’s grandmother cautioned her one morning in 1942. “When you grow up, don’t marry a foreigner.”<p>Owen was seven years old, and her grandmother was referring to someone from an island other than their native one in West Sumatra. But she didn’t listen: Owen …

The Truth About Adventure Van Ownership

There’s something romantic about the van life aesthetic, the ability to pick up and go, the Kerouacian journey of self discovery propelled by four …

Apple is promoting the heck out of its Super Mario Run exclusive, which launches tomorrow

Don’t forget, Apple gets $3 for every copy that Nintendo sells.<p>Having the first Nintendo-created game for the iPhone — and one with Mario, no less — may seem like a slam dunk, but Apple isn’t leaving the success of Super Mario Run to chance.<p>Apple featured the game prominently at its September media …

Super Mario Run

The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years

Lots of incredible science fiction movies are made outside America, though many of those movies—like next year’s French production <i>Valerian and the</i> …

Someone redesigned the London Underground map and we’re seriously impressed

<b>It can be pretty daunting for tourists to work out the tube map when visiting in London – in the same way that we’re often left perplexed when it</b> …

Tagliatelle with Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe - Great British Chefs

This quick and simple tagliatelle recipe is served with a fresh tomato sauce, given the edge thanks to the addition of blanched almonds for a nicely …

Hey, Have You Ever Heard Of Blueberry Pie Or Nah?

Wait, hear me out on this one...

Sex Machine

Extraloveable (Studio Rehearsal) Paisley Park 2013

7 Songs That Prove Prince’s Genius Wasn’t Confined to His Own Work

From Sinead O’Connor, Stevie Nicks, and more.<p>Since the news broke that Prince died Thursday at the age of 57, the tributes have started pouring in from every corner of show business: obituaries have honored his skill as both a musician and as a performer; his fellow artists have honored him with a …

Concerts

Earth - What is the real reason we sleep?

There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same almost certainly applies to humans.<p>This fact alone tells us that sleep must be doing something …

Sleep

Tennis match-fixing 'a secret on the tour everybody knows'

<b>An ex-tennis player from South America has told the BBC that match-fixing is commonplace and even some elite players are "a little bit dirty in some way".</b><p>He also claimed fixing is not just limited to lower-ranked professionals and is "a secret that everybody knows".<p>The player, who requested …

Tennis

What’s really going on with Prince and his 25-year-old muse

Inside Studio B at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., Prince’s new co-producer Joshua Welton has just finished giving The Post an advance listen of …

Janelle Monáe
Comic Books

British tennis number two James Ward's unlikely new mentor is fashion's Ted Baker

It's game, suit and match for British tennis number two James Ward as he shakes off defeat in Australian Open to hang out with menswear heavyweight Ted Baker<p>It was a surprise to see James Ward laughing in Melbourne Park’s player cafe yesterday afternoon. Ward is normally monosyllabic after a …

Tennis

Why Time Can't Go Backward: Physicists Explain

“<i>Time is what keeps everything from happening at once,</i>” wrote Ray Cummings in his 1922 science fiction novel “The Girl in the Golden Atom,” which …

.: DMY :. | Prince / Kiss Me Quick (unreleased)

Kiss Me Quick is an unreleased song recorded at some point in 1981 at Prince’s Kiowa Trail Home Studio, Chanhassen, MN, USA (around the same time as …