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The sooner May admits Britain will stay in the customs union the better

After last night’s Brexit defeat in the Lords, May should commit to staying in the customs union before MPs force her hand<p>Did Brexit seem to slip out of sight, forgotten amid Syrian bombing, plastic-straw banning or the shaming Windrush scandal? It’s back from Easter with a roar, as the Lords on …

United Kingdom

Why Every Dog Owner Should Have Coconut Oil In Their Pantry

Unless you’re crawling out from under a rock today, you’ve heard a lot about the healing properties and health benefits of coconut oil. But did you …

Coconut

How to Select the Right Turntable for You

Vinyl sales have seen an exponential increase over the last 12 years—2017 marking a record high (pun intended). According to Nielsen Music, vinyl …

Turntables

Houseplants: How to Decode the Info on Plant ID Tags

You know those little plastic ID tags that come tucked into the pots or flats of plants you buy at a shop or nursery? The tags you usually toss as …

Plants

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

50 Years After Johnny Cash, Los Tigres Del Norte Perform At Folsom Prison

Fifty years ago, Johnny Cash performed at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, Calif. The January 1968 concert and live album it produced, <i>At Folsom Prison</i><i>,</i> helped revitalize Cash's career, inspiring him to testify for prison reform and cementing his reputation as a voice for the downtrodden. Earlier this …

Mexico

Southampton headed for relegation as well of talent dries up

They've been one of English soccer's under-the-radar success stories in recent years, managing top-eight finishes in the Premier League despite being dismantled by the country's richest clubs each summer.<p>Their ability to refresh and reinvent the team has been miraculous. They have had an envied …

Soccer

“First of All I’m Naked”: On the Collected Poems of Michael Lally

Michael Lally’s <i>Another Way to Play,</i> out next week<i>,</i> is an awesome book and you should read every word of it. You won’t do it in a day or in many days, but during the passage of reading it <i></i>you will learn something about time. <i>Another Way to Play</i> seems to offer advice—and it’s advice from self <i>to</i> self, …

Literature

La magnifique galaxie Messier 77

Cosmology

The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Quantum Mechanics

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

11 Ways to Use Turmeric

Nutrition experts tell you how — and why — you’ll want to incorporate turmeric into your diet.<p>Golden Child<p>Long known as the ingredient that gives …

Alternative Medicine

9 Tips to Improve Your Eating Habits When You Have SAD

Healthy eating habits can mean the difference between a day filled with jitters and a day of calm and peace. Below are nine tips for healthy eating …

Nutrition

Dog hair everywhere? These pet hair products actually work

If you have a cat or dog, you know the pain of having pet hair everywhere. It gets on the sofa, on hardwood floors and carpets, and it even shows up …

Pets

Why you shouldn't buy a new car ... ever

<b>"Name me something that you use less than 4 percent of the day, all the while it loses value."</b><p>There are days when I feel like I drive the oldest car …

Personal Finance
Toronto

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

Frank Zappa Debates Whether the Government Should Censor Music in a Heated Episode of Crossfire: Why Are People Afraid of Words? (1986)

“The biggest threat to America today is not communism. It's moving America toward a fascist theocracy, and everything that's happened during the …

Frank Zappa

These 15 Animated Classic Album Covers Are Mesmerizing and Hilarious!

Animated album covers are a fanart meme in which fans of a band or type of music create endless GIF loop versions of the illustrations or photographs …

Albums

Dog Seizures: What to Do When Your Pup Has One

Few things are as alarming for dog owners as witnessing your pup having a seizure. These situations can make us feel helpless and out of control, but …

Pets

A Celebration of John Fahey and American-Primitive Guitar

This weekend, the city of Takoma Park, Maryland, will host the Thousand Incarnations of the Rose, the first and only festival dedicated exclusively to American-primitive guitar music. Takoma Park, a suburb of Washington, D.C., is also the home town of the guitarist John Fahey, who, in the …

Guitar

Mediterranean diet helps you lose weight and prevents ageing of heart and brain, research says

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon's alleged “baby-food diet,” to absurdly unaffordable, such …

Holistic Medicine

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

Humans do not live in our homes alone. There are approximately 7,000 different species of bacteria floating around in your house right now. And that's just in the dust.<p>The rich and complex web of dirt, viruses, and pollen floating around us isn't all bad. It's important to keep some microbes around …

E.coli

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Comedy

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

<i>Editor’s Note:</i> <i>We at SheFinds pride ourselves on providing readers with useful, well-researched tips and tricks to help them save time in their busy</i> …

Wellness

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Mental Health

This One Spice Stops Heart Attacks, Restores Gut Bacteria, And Kills Cancer Cells!

What if we were to tell you that there is one commonly used spice that could help you lose weight, rebuild the gut wall, destroy cancer cells, and …

Cancer Cells

Manchester City crowned Premier League champions after shock United defeat

• West Brom beat Manchester United to hand title to City • Kompany challenges team-mates to retain title<p>Vincent Kompany has challenged his Manchester City team-mates to retain their Premier League title after Manchester United’s shock defeat to the bottom side, West Brom, confirmed Pep Guardiola’s …

Soccer

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze<p>Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a …

Art