Sheri Myler

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HS2: the human cost of Britain’s most expensive ever rail project | Patrick Barkham

Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian<p>Ron Ryall will lose his business and home in West Ruislip if, as seems likely, the HS2 line is built.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/aa9ddaa416fd72cf2f7d37ceb63a9b3bbe532e91/0_300_5760_3457/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Patrick Barkham for the Guardian<p>Harefield …

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for the bank holiday)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

The biggest threat to feminism? It’s not just the patriarchy | Finn Mackay

Of course, we have to combat a power structure based on male supremacy. But more insidious is ‘choice feminism’ – applying the language of liberation to dating or makeup<p>What are the greatest threats to feminism today? This question was put to me as a panellist at the Bristol Women’s Literature …

11 Ways To Dress Casually But Still Look Like The Boss

How to dress down now.<p>Thanks to a new era of refined, but casual clothing, it's now possible to look cool, feel comfy, and still look stylish. 'Bout damn time. Embrace the new 'dressed down' era with any of these eleven spring style go-tos.<p>1. Meet your new summer uniform: the Blazer 'N Tee<p>We have …

Saunas protect middle-aged men against heart attacks

Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna can actually prolong life for middle-aged men<p>The Finns describe them as the ‘poor man’s pharmacy’ and now researchers have proved that saunas are indeed beneficial to health.<p>Scientists have found that the dry heat of a sauna does more than work up …

Star Wars costume display brings styles of a galaxy far, far away to Seattle

Star Wars,Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones,Museums,Culture,Film,Science fiction and fantasy<p>A new exhibit created by the Smithsonian at Seattle’s EMP Museum displays 60 original costumes from the six Star Wars movies in one room – from Princess Leia’s slave bikini to Queen Amidala’s …

Warning: This Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Photo Series May Give You (Beautiful) Nightmares

If these pictures could talk, they'd tell tales by the Brothers Grimm.<p>In his photo series, "Brothers Grimm's Wanderings," German photographer Kilian Schönberger showcases striking images of locations throughout central Europe that look straight out of a noir fairy tale. The project is a follow-up …

Central Europe

Groups Are Better Than Individuals at Predicting the Future

Open-minded people working in teams make more accurate guesses about what's to come.<p>Humans are inherently bad at predicting the future. It’s a defect all too apparent in the corporate world, and in the business of managing complex geopolitics.<p>But some people have better track records than others, …

University of Pennsylvania

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness