Day: April 3, 2018

What made hoverboards rise in popularity?

What made hoverboards rise in popularity?

Hoverboards seem to come from out of nowhere to become some of the hottest products available – but how did this all happen? Here we look at the rise of these self-balancing scooters to understand what allowed them to capture the attention of the public. Two famous names https://youtu.be/TkyLnWm1iCs?t=21s The ...

Health Problems for Commuters

Health Problems for Commuters

There are more than 24 million commuters in the UK today, and the average travel time to work for London commuters is 79 minutes. Reports have found that non-active commutes, such as on buses and trains, have a detrimental effect on both the physical and mental health of commuters, in ...

Anti-abortion Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg profits from pills used for illegal abortions

Jacob Rees-Mogg joins LBC

Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is joining LBC to host a live phone-in as part of the new spring schedule. The prominent politician will take calls every other week for a 30-minute phone-in during Nick Ferrari at Breakfast. He joins Nigel Farage and Theresa May's PR man Tom Swarbrick on the books at the ...

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Is Farringdon the meat-eating capital of London?

These restaurants suggest Farringdon is the meat-eating capital of London (if not the entire United Kingdom)." By the 1870s, Smithfield Market had become internationally renowned as the premier meat market it remains today. Housed within a vast, cathedral-like structure opposite St Bart’s Hospital, the market’s building was officially opened in ...

PLAYLIST: Best of MARCH 2018

PLAYLIST: Best of MARCH 2018

March was a mellow one, wasn't it? So much so I had to put a special call-out to our followers on Twitter to get in touch with some heavier jams (thanks for bringing Greyhaven to my attention, peeps!). Not that there isn't joy to be had in some of this ...

Book Review: Just the Funny Parts

Book Review: Just the Funny Parts

A pithy observation to start: Everything you have ever found funny involved pain. Everything, no exceptions, from the cradle to the wise-cracking hospice nurse, involved pain. An infant in its cradle giggles at the huge face looming over it because the baby’s eyes are still learning to focus and after ...

Flashbacks to ’93: Indecent Proposal

Flashbacks to ’93: Indecent Proposal

High concept was a buzzword in 90s Hollywood, and they don’t get much higher than Indecent Proposal’s. David and Diana (Woody Harrelson and Demi Moore) are high school sweethearts who have been pretty happily married for seven years. Things seem to be going well; she’s in real estate, he’s an ...

Film Review: Killing Gunther

Film Review: Killing Gunther

The classics of his heyday – the Terminators and the Predators – are always going to be the titles that people reflect upon of when they think of the name Arnold Schwarzenegger, but it is arguably in the years since returning to the big screen after his extended political absence ...

Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden

London’s Best New Restaurant Openings – April 2018

With plenty of exciting restaurant openings constantly taking place across the Capital, we pick London’s best new restaurant openings taking place over the coming month.   The Petersham & La Goccia at Petersham Nurseries – Covent Garden The new Petersham Nurseries, in Covent Garden, will see two new restaurant openings this ...