Day: January 3, 2017

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat

Drinking Diet Coke won't stop you getting fat, according to new research. Ditching your favourite beverage for its heavily marketed sugar free alternative is no better for preventing weight gain - and could also harm the environment. Diet drinks contain artificial sweeteners which may be perceived by consumers as the ...

T2 Trainspotting: The countdown begins

T2 Trainspotting: The countdown begins

First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee ...

Why the “surroundie” is the next big thing

Why the “surroundie” is the next big thing

Lee Thompson has spent the last three months travelling around the world shooting incredible pictures, but rather than use the familiar "selfie" he believes the "surroundie" is the next big thing. He has so far taken shots in Bolivia, Peru, India, Finland, and Sri Lanka as part of a marketing ...

US policy – in 140 characters

US policy – in 140 characters

This bank holiday weekend, following a stream of tweets about New Year's eve celebrations and fleeting references to making America "great again,  Donald Trump managed to fit in potentially seismic policy moves on foreign policy, trade and health care into a solitary 140 characters. Gone, it would seem, are the days ...

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Restaurant Review – Flat Three

Of London’s various ills, the tube’s Central line is amongst the ugliest. Though the trains aren't succumbed to constant disruption and the seats harbour less dust than the Bakerloo, the choice of devil-red as the line’s colour key does not appear coincidental (generally associated with heat and rage). Over crowded, ...

Top Five Children’s Films

Top Five Children’s Films

By Wyndham Hacket Pain Hugo A love letter to film from one of its great masters, Martin Scorsese’s Hugo is both a visual and storytelling delight. Looking back at the life of cinematic innovator Georges Méliès, there is a rich sense and appreciation for cinema’s history. It is amazing to ...