July 2017


Going back to Facebook after four years is a sad and scary experience | Hannah Jane Parkinson

You cant beat the sites global reach, but the dullness of the news feed is something thats easy to leave behind Four years ago this month, I made a decision that has altered my life considerably. I left Facebook. I peeled away from employ an agency to bury your mentions or put in a US […]

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The day Lauren Bacall sat me down on her lap

Its the late 90s, Manahattan, Christmas time and Sweetpea Slight, a Lauren Bacall superfan, feels a tingle of magic When I was 14 my copy of Thelma Holt. Thelma was the executive producer for Peter Halls production of The Merchant of Venice, starring bookshop.theguardian.com Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jul/30/the-night-lauren-bacall-sat-me-down-on-her-lap

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Jon Jones smashes Daniel Cormier to reclaim title, then calls out Brock Lesnar

Jon Jones reclaims light heavyweight title with a third-round stoppage of Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 in Anaheim Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on […]

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Is marriage improving your health?

In theory being married is better for than you than being single, but theres a twist, says Ben Ambridge Is your marriage healthy? Many studies have found that married people are healthier than unmarried ones, and the longer you have been married, the healthier you are. But it depends on gender and age. To find […]

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Mikey Garcia stays unbeaten with unanimous decision over Adrien Broner

Mikey Garcia ran his record to a perfect 37 wins in 37 fights with a one-sided beatdown of Adrien Broner on Saturday night in Brooklyn Mikey Garcia was already a three-division champion and one of the worlds best fighters at any weight when a prolonged contractual spat with Top Rank supremo Bob Arum left him […]

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Gerard Piqu winner lifts Barcelona over Real Madrid in pulsating friendly

Barcelona drew first blood against their rivals ahead of the upcoming season with a 3-2 victory over Real Madrid in Miami Barcelona drew first blood against Real Madrid ahead of the new season with a 3-2 victory in a pulsating Clasico friendly on Saturday in Miami. The historic rivals will meet again twice in August […]

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The Truth in Advertising

´╗┐The Truth in Advertising Most of us have seen at least a dozen different toothpaste commercials that claim, “Three out of four dentists recommend….” You may have wondered, as I did, how each of these claims could be possibly be true. They are based on statistical evidence, so why are there such varied results? If […]

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Im angry that my partner is not invited to my cousins wedding

Mariella Frostrup says a woman irritated her boyfried has been excluded from a family wedding must accept that decision or decline the invitation The dilemma My cousin and I were extremely close growing up as neither of us had brothers or sisters. We spent summer holidays together and went away abroad together with our families, […]

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How to conquer our obsession with eternal life | Matt Haig

Our anti-ageing quest only increases anxiety, says Matt Haig. Instead, we need to understand the tricks of time As a culture, we are obsessed with ageing. We have always been obsessed but now, paradoxically, in an era where we live longer than ever, we fear it more than ever before too. There is, of course, […]

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Solving Malaysia’s serious problem with misogyny in its legislature

(CNN)Malaysia has a problem: misogyny. The country’s Parliament set yet another sordid example last week when Member of Parliament Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh, during a debate on amending domestic violence laws, said husbands were ‘abused’ when wives threw insults, withheld sex and denied consent for Muslim men to take another wife. In 2007, another MP, […]

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