Day: 6 November 2017

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Restaurant Review: Gaucho, Tower Bridge

People often ask me for recommendations on where to get the best steak, and I’ll often reply with just three words: “your nearest butcher’s”. Because, let’s be honest, steak is generally best when it’s cooked (properly) at home. A completely subjective experience, everybody likes their steak to be cooked differently ...

What are 1 billion people going to do with VR?

What are 1 billion people going to do with VR?

Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he wants "1 billion people to use VR", with Facebook's new Oculus Go headset poised to lead the charge of user-friendly, affordable virtual reality systems. But what will the consequences of Zuckerberg's promise be? Will 13% of the world's population really have a ...

Tips for Being Your Most Productive Self at the Office

Tips for Being Your Most Productive Self at the Office

The office can sometimes seem like the last place you want to be. Especially when the weather is nice or if it’s already been a long week. But there’s also a feeling of accomplishment that can be garnered from a productive day’s work that can overcome any of that angst. ...

Alien life ‘may be thriving on Saturn’s moon’

Alien life ‘may be thriving on Saturn’s moon’

Alien life may be thriving in a warm, underground ocean on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, according to new research. Scientists say tidal forces could have kept the subterranean sea liquid for billions of years - enough time for organisms to have developed. The mysterious world has a very fragmented and ...

Book Review: Bloodroot

Book Review: Bloodroot

It is quite possible, and beyond that most satisfactory, to lose one’s thoughts in consideration of the idea that the turbulently shifting great moments of history produce or recognise precisely the artists required to frame those occasions for present and future generations to understand and appreciate. Without Homer, ancient Greece ...

Film Review: It Comes At Night

Film Review: It Comes At Night

By Sam Inglis In the woods, somewhere in the US, Paul, Sarah and their son Travis (Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo and Kelvin Harrison Jr) have sheltered themselves in their house. A deadly plague has swept through the country. They are among the survivors, and trying to remain that way. One ...

Stunning pictures of Northern Lights bursting alive with colour

Stunning pictures of Northern Lights bursting alive with colour

Bursting with colour in the night, these aren't fireworks but aurora lighting up the northern skies. These amazing pictures of the northern lights were taken by astrophotographer Juan Carlos Casado in Greenland, Iceland and Finland. He said: "Auroras are one of the most spectacular natural phenomena that can be seen. ...

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How to Make… Thai Noodles with Truffles & Prawns

Luxury ingredients are no longer exclusively concomitant with fine dining. Over the past five years, a huge rise in luxury comfort food has become impossible to overlook, with so many restaurants embellishing the globe’s most comforting “junk” food dishes with ingredients fit for the Monarchy. Amongst those dishes, truffles make ...

Watch: James O’Brien ridicule John Redwood’s Brexit optimism

Prominent Brexiteer John Redwood advises investors to avoid Britain

Prominent Brexiteer John Redwood advised investors to avoid Britain this weekend as the country's economy "hits the brakes". Before the vote Redwood advised that the "economic gains of leaving the EU will be considerable". But as the economy hits stormy waters this weekend he advised investors to look elsewhere - ...

What Are The Most Popular Subjects At Oxford University?

What Are The Most Popular Subjects At Oxford University?

Oxford University is known for being one the best in the world; it’s up there with the elite schools like Harvard, Stanford and Imperial College London. If you’re at Oxford, you know that you’re the best of the best. You also know that you’re going to spend a lot more ...

4 Signs You’re Using an Illegal Movie Streaming Service

4 Signs You’re Using an Illegal Movie Streaming Service

Can’t let a day pass by without watching a good movie or your favorite TV show? While it’s fun to go to the movies, it proves impractical and expensive for most people. These are the same reasons why movie streaming services have emerged in popularity. Paired with the increasing availability ...

Police receive 999 call because of incorrect topping on pizza

Police receive 999 call because of incorrect topping on pizza

Police have said they are "cheesed off" after receiving an emergency call about an incorrect PIZZA order. Gloucestershire police said on Twitter: "If your pizza topping is not correct, please do not ring the police on 999 to report it. 999 is for emergency calls. #cheesedoff." The report prompted derision ...

Cupa Pizarras Celebrates 125 Years

This is how much we spend on household bills over a lifetime

The average Brit will spend £686,000 on household bills over a lifetime, a study has found. The poll of 2,000 bill payers found the average household will fork out £11,379 a year on energy and water bills, mortgages or rent, insurance and loans. That amounts to £686,125 over the average ...

Revealed: The science behind the common cold

Revealed: The science behind the common cold

As the season of sniffles approaches, GP Dr Roger Henderson has revealed the sticky ins-and-outs of sneezing, wheezing and other symptoms of the common cold. Sneezing is your body’s way of removing irritants from your nose or throat and is a powerful, involuntary expulsion of air, which typically leaves the body ...

Taking Advantage of Small Business Trends in the UK

Taking Advantage of Small Business Trends in the UK

Even in an uncertain economic climate brought on by the Brexit tumult, it seems like it’s a good time to own a small business in the UK. With statistics showing how much the region relies upon and caters to small and medium-sized businesses, it seems clear that it is a ...

Brits are turning to cleaning to de-stress

Brits are turning to cleaning to de-stress

Millions of Brits admit they find tidying therapeutic rather than a chore, a study has found. Eight in ten adults reckon tidying and organising is a real stress buster - whether it be filing away important documents, having a pristine desk at work or labelling files. Four in five people ...