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Leavism: the troubling truth behind the trend to keep working while on holiday
Overworked employees are using their annual leave to catch up on tasks they should have left behind at the office. And it isn’t just precarity and smartphones to blame
Ambush’s Yoon Ahn on Dior’s Kim Jones, Nike and Converse collaborations, and how she’s taken the Japanese brand global
Yoon Ahn, co-founder of Tokyo-based label Ambush and jewellery designer for Dior Men, has built a following that includes fans like Kanye West. She talks about Ambush’s journey, including collaborations with Nike and Converse, and a new ...
Not only assholes drive Mercedes. Besides disagreeable men, also conscientious people drive high‐status cars
Who would've thought that self-centred men “are much more likely to own a high-status car such as an Audi, BMW or Mercedes?” This research was supported by the Academy of Finland research grant 309537.
Women Say Their Hair Is Falling Out And Their Scalps Are Inflamed After Using The Popular Brand DevaCurl
"My hair started coming off in giant clumps in the shower, and my curls drastically lost their definition."
Switch being made to working from home
The first Foreign Ministry news conference after the Spring Festival vacation was not held in the blue hall, as is often the venue, but via a WeChat group involving over 200 journalists.
Can coffee, red wine and dark chocolate help you lose weight? What you should know about the Sirtfood diet
Virgin olive oil, garlic and green tea are other ‘sirtfoods’ that two nutritionists claim can boost metabolism and increase fat-burning in the body. Other health experts refute the findings however, saying there is no such thing as food ...
Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us?
The internet has transformed beauty culture from an exclusive domain of models and magazines to the broad, accessible world of social media. In recent years, research shows that more and more women are saying that they feel beautiful. Bu...
Google launches online coding course to train workers for tech jobs
The news comes as Silicon Valley faces scrutiny over the implications of the tech industry on the American workforce.
ASK restaurant fined over 'misleading' lobster dish
The Italian restaurant chain ASK has been fined for misleading customers about a lobster dish.
Women swear by Madura sticks that help them please their husbands in bed; doctor warns of infection and cancer risks
So-called Madura sticks are widely used by Indonesian women who believe they tighten their pelvic floor muscles and thus boost their husband’s sexual pleasure. Their ingredients are a mystery, but in a patriarchal society where, as one m...
Veganuary: Do this year's dishes rival the Greggs vegan sausage roll?
Hundreds of restaurants have launched tasty plant-based treats in conjunction with Veganuary, a campaign encouraging people to follow a vegan diet for the first month of the year. From pea protein pepperoni to watermelon steak, will any ...
The most disappointing tech innovations of the decade: from face computers to space tourism
New technology has changed how we communicate, date, work, get around and pass time. But for every hit, there have been high-profile disappointments – remember Google Buzz, anyone?
10 things about heart attacks that could mean difference between life and death
Greater awareness of world’s biggest killer can help chances of survival, says Dr Henry Fok, cardiologist at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road. Private hospital in Happy Valley has created Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic, open 24...
Can drinking red wine ever be good for us?
We’ve been led to believe that an occasional glass of wine might be better than abstaining from alcohol altogether, but that might not be the case.
Do Liquid Diets And Cleanses Actually Help You Lose Weight?
Thinking about going on a liquid diet or cleanse for weight loss? Here's what the experts think.
Is veganism as good for you as they say?
It’s the wellness industry’s cash cow, and athletes’ latest choice, but scientists caution there’s still much we don’t know about the diet
What people around the world eat and drink to beat a hangover and where to order it
Just about every city touts special foods and drinks to cure a hangover. Discover worldwide recovery solutions - from pickle juice in Moscow to train-station soba noodles in Tokyo.
Which country has the best food?
Italy and spaghetti? Hong Kong's dim sum? Or French escargots? When it comes to world cuisine, what are the 10 best food cultures?
A shipwreck worth billions off the coast of Cartagena
For centuries, the San José galleon lay lost on the ocean floor, but now it’s at the centre of a custody dispute, with several parties all staking claim to its riches.
6 Signs You Are Ready to Retire Early
If you are thinking about retiring younger than age 65, look for these six signs that you're prepared financially.
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