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Funnel-Neck-Proof Make-Up

We'Ve all done it. Picked up a white shirt or cream jumper only to get to the till to find it's smeared at the neck with foundation or bronzer. This …

How a year in space changes bodies

Astronauts are spending a year aboard the International Space Station, and researchers are looking at what happens to their bodies at the molecular …

Space Exploration

Studies full of jargon flag scientists as liars - Futurity

Scientists write differently when they falsify data. Now researchers say the amount of jargon in a study may be a way to tell if a study is real or a …

Come See Kate Middleton's New Hairstyle

If there's one beauty thing that Duchess Catherine loves, it's a hairstyle that involves a little party in the back. Not a mullet sort of party, of course—more like a very festive but still Duchess-like tea party. We've seen her wear ponytails involving little twists pinned here and there, and …

Miley Cyrus Helped Her Ex Liam Hemsworth Adopt a New Pet

Liam has a dog now.<p>Remember when Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth broke up and the very next day Liam was photographed kissing another girl? Well, that was probably awkward but presumably the exes are in a better place now — they text about cute animals, at least. In today's world, that counts for …

Millennials: Use These 3 Strategies To Achieve Great PR

So how do you establish authority and thought leadership when you’re the youngest entrepreneur in the room? In fact, what if you’re still in your teens? This week I spoke to Justin Lafazan, the founder of the Next Gen Summit (he’s talked with me about the particular resources needed for millennial …

Entrepreneurship

Food banks say tax credit changes will trigger sharp rise in demand

The government’s proposed changes to tax credits will trigger a sharp rise in food bank use by working families who are expected to face significant cuts to their income, the UK’s biggest food bank network has warned.<p>The Trussell Trust, which oversees 425 food banks, is understood to be gearing up …

Food Bank

Obama Chides Anti-Refugee Politicians for Being 'Scared of Widows and 3-Year-Old Orphans'

President Barack Obama, speaking in the Philippines on Wednesday, took shots at politicians back home who are trying to close America's borders to refugees.<p>"When candidates say we shouldn't admit three-year-old orphans, that’s political posturing," Obama said at the Asia-Pacific Economic …

Smiles dazzle, adventures abound and bliss comes out of the luminous blue water on the island that inspired South Pacific<p>I’ve just found my happy place.<p>It’s been a long time coming. For years whenever anyone told me to close my eyes and picture it I’ve drawn a blank, then spent the next few minutes …

Mad Max

6 Of The Best Burger Shacks In London

Thought burgers were just another fleeting foodie 'thing'? The recent arrival of two of America’s coolest patty-and-bun bars suggests they’re not …

Miles Davis voted greatest jazz artist of all time

Votes were cast by listeners of BBC Radio and Jazz FM<p>Miles Davis has been voted the greatest jazz artist of all time in a new poll compiled by the …

Yellow cabbies and financial backers tell court that authorities are bankrupting them by letting app-based drivers operate without the same costly licenses<p>New York taxi owners and the lenders behind some of them are suing New York City and its Taxi and Limousine Commission, saying the proliferation …

Transportation

No cane do: UK school bans blind girl’s walking aid

A blind seven-year-old girl in the city of Bristol in the UK may not bring her cane to school for “health and safety reasons.” Seriously.<p>Hambrook Primary School in Bristol cited a risk assessment for Lily-Grace Hoops’s walking cane, which found it to be a <i>“high risk,”</i> as it could trip up teachers …