Day: February 6, 2017

March Madness is coming…

March Madness is coming…

America loves sport. From the NFL Super Bowl to the NHL Winter Classic, there are multiple annual events that entice huge crowds from across the country. However, there’s one tournament that you might not have heard about. It’s called March Madness, and it features 68 college basketball teams battling it ...

The 40 most common childhood fears revealed

Spiders, dogs and the dark are among the top 40 things we fear the most as children, along with beards, boiled eggs and bagels! Other common phobias include monsters under the bed, clowns, going to the loo and the tooth fairy, with some of the more unique fears experienced by ...

Marathon running “helps mend broken hearts”

Regular endurance training such as running marathons helps mend broken hearts and keeps the organ young a new study found. A hard work out increases the expression of genes used to repair damaged DNA. And even one session can be as important to maintaining heart health as reducing bad cholesterol ...

Prolific ‘jailfie’ back behind bars

Prolific ‘jailfie’ back behind bars

    A prolific burglar who appeared in an infamous set of prison selfies boasting about the cushy regime inside is back behind bars - after reoffending when he was released. Simon Inker, 42, starred in a series of Instagram pictures taken on a smuggled camera showing inmates using PlayStations, ...

TLE

Restaurant Review – The Gate, Seymour Place

As a man who eats meat, and always has, I’ve never been in the position to take the moral high ground as far as dinner table ethics are concerned. I do, however, respect peoples’ choice to follow vegetarian diets, and understand that vegetarian food is not necessarily boring food. Alas, ...

Ad Agencies Take On Trump And Extremism

Ad Agencies Take On Trump And Extremism

          With an eye-watering price for prime slots, Super Bowl ads are always sure to make a mark. And this year many did by taking a pop at the United States President - mainly by promoting the legacy of immigration and tolerance that made America great - in ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

Did only stupid people vote for Brexit?

This Saturday I did something I haven't done since the day we voted to leave the European Union: I defended Brexit voters. My friend had made the argument that of all the leave voters he had spoken to about their decision to leave the EU not one had been able to ...

Super Bowl LI – If there is a God

Super Bowl LI – If there is a God

It’s Super Bowl XLIX and Marshawn 'Beast Mode' Lynch has driven the ball to the half yard line for the Seattle Seahawks to set up second and goal with 27 seconds left on the clock in the fourth quarter. With the score tensely poised at 28 points to 24 a ...

See London’s famous landmarks in a totally new perspective

See London’s famous landmarks in a totally new perspective

Travel company Expedia have partnered with eight of the UK’s most promising young photographers to capture a ‘better perspective’ of London’s most commonly photographed landmarks. The project aims to offer an alternative view of the sites most commonly filling our Instagram feeds, Snapchat stories and Twitter galleries. To see more ...

Prevenge: Film Review

Prevenge: Film Review

Wyndham Hacket Pain @WyndhamHP It must be hard enough to write, direct, and star in a film at the best of times, so I can only imagine how difficult it must have been for Alice Lowe to do all these things while heavily pregnant. Prevenge has a simple but interesting ...

The London Economic

The best and brightest cities of 2017

By Bea Patel, TLE Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent - the estate agent comparison website Figures released last week (30 January 2017) from Centre for Cities highlights the shape of the UK's 63 biggest cities in the run-up to the triggering of Article 51. The 2017 ...

20th Century Women: Film Review

20th Century Women: Film Review

20th Century Women sees the return of Beginners (2010) director Mike Mills in one of the most ambitiously stylish and quirky pieces of filmmaking of recent years. Being no stranger to technical wizardry from his years in the music video industry, Mills offers his audience an exhilarating mishmash of authentic ...