John Marshall

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I had my DNA analyzed, and all I got was this lousy story

With too much to account for, direct-to-consumer genetics isn't ready for prime time.<p>It’s a situation many have faced before or will in the future: …

America's Beach Towns

Travel Photography

Bank chief warns UK faces economic shocks from interest rates rise

Charlie Bean played down the potential for a re-run of the crisis, arguing that banks have large reserves to protect themselves<p>The outgoing deputy governor of the Bank of England has warned that the UK faces a bumpy recovery with rising interest rates likely to trigger shocks along the way.<p>Charlie …

UK private sector pay rises beat inflation and public sector wages

Wage tracker puts average private sector pay awards at 2.5% – above overall average of 1.3%, noted by ONS<p>It is time to admit that the cost of living crisis is over for millions of workers. Inflation has settled below 2% and looks as if it will stay that way for the remainder of the year. Food costs …

E-cigarettes more effective than patches to help quit smoking, says study

Study challenges negative views of health experts who argue that allowing use of e-cigarettes risks re-normalising tobacco<p>E-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum in helping people to quit smoking, according to a study that challenges the negative views of some public health …

NHS could start prescribing e-cigarettes as study finds them 60% more effective than gum or patches

Although e-cigarettes are not yet licenced by the Medical and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, researchers at University College London said new evidence showed they were extremely effective at helping smokers to quit<p>The NHS should consider prescribing electronic cigarettes after a major …

Public Health

The No-Situp Abs Workout

Workouts

8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

Nutrition

6 Total-Body Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

You’re busy. We get that. With work, family, and friends, you can’t always exercise for one hour, several times a week, like you’re supposed to. …

Burns

Groups Pressure Shell to End Oil Addiction Before Its ‘Carbon Bubble' Bursts

Some environmental groups believe Shell's carbon bubble is about to burst. Meanwhile, the company is telling shareholders that fossil fuels will be …

The Solar-Powered Pump System That Could Bring Clean Water to the 800 Million People Without It

An Austrian company hopes to play a large role in ending the water crisis with a technology powered by renewable energy.<p>Pumpmakers created the NSP …

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The Longest Day

<b>This essay was first published in LIFE D-Day: Remembering the Battle that Won the War–70 Years Later.</b><p>On June 6, 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt went to …

Tapas: the essential guide to bar food in Spain

As a Spaniard, my heart breaks every time I get asked to go to a tapas restaurant abroad. While the food is on the whole a good approximation of the right stuff, the experience is totally unlike the well-established, unpretentious social gathering that is Spanish <i>tapeo</i>.<p>What are tapas?<p>Tapas go back a …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles