Wellness: just expensive hype, or worth the cost?

From superfoods to yoga, this 500bn-plus global industry often comes at a high price Exhausted from working 15-hour days running her own marketing agency in London, Jo Millers evenings would consist of a cocktail of takeaways, Ubers and impulse purchases. Id end up spending 100 at Waitrose, grabbing a takeaway…

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Enhance Your Day With the Perfect Workplace Distraction

If your workspace has seemed a bit shoutier than usual in the last few days, you might have Nicole He to blame. The Brooklyn-based programmer and technologist is the creator of ENHANCE.COMPUTER, an online “cyberpunk game” that recalls the futuristic voice-command sleuth-machines found in films like Blade Runner: By shouting…

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The bikini-clad Sadiq Khan balloon isn’t remotely funny, it’s plain sexist

When the punchline of your joke is portraying a politician dressed in women’s clothing or kissing a same-sex partner, you’re telling on yourself. Same applies to anyone laughing or sharing that joke too, for that matter.  So, why, in 2018, is the internet chortling away at images of a balloon…

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My Hinge match asked me to dinner and ‘cloaked’ me as I waited for our table

Image: vicky leta / mashable It was a Thursday night and I had a date. Or, so I thought.  Instead, I had an experience of something so strange that I’ve decided it needs a name: “cloaking.”  I grabbed my backpack, donned my headphones, and blasted my pre-date anthem (Ariana Grande’s…

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Who is America? Sacha Baron Cohens show remains brave but behind the times

As it hits its stride, has the show, which professes to expose American idiots, actually picked the right targets? These are tough times for political satirists. News bulletins have morphed into comedy sketches, and our political overlords have assumed the roles of pranksters tasked with exposing their own idiocy. What…

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All or Nothing leaves City fans with more questions than answers | Simon Hattenstone

As a Manchester City supporter its impossible not to take some pleasure in the documentary but it pulls its punches, fails to probe and is nothing but a gloriously glossy club commercial Why am I so reluctant to watch the Blues celebrating too loudly after winning at Old Trafford. Just…

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