A stunning second act! Meet the people who changed course in midlife – and loved it | Life and style

[ad_1] Alison Webster was once showing prospective students around the university where she was studying medicine when a sixth former said: “You’re so old – why are you even doing this?” Webster laughs at the memory, home after the end of a shift as an A&E doctor. “I said, ‘When you go home, ask your … Read more

Vintage posters – in pictures | Life and style

[ad_1] A new art fair celebrates the mid-century pop culture and graphic design of posters. Here are some of the works to be found at Projekt Mkt, including Polish School posters, Soviet era graphics and 20th-century memorabilia. Projekt Mkt, 14-16 May at Copeland Gallery, London [ad_2] Source link

How we met: ‘He saved my life – and he’s drop-dead gorgeous’ | Dating

[ad_1] In 1995, Patrick was a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching behavioural sciences. One night in March, he was invited to a friend’s house for a dinner party. “I didn’t realise it was a matchmaking thing. I was tired and nearly pulled out, but the host was very insistent,” he says. … Read more

The Mediterranean diet: why it could lead to a more satisfying sex life | Diets and dieting

[ad_1] Name: The Mediterranean diet. Age: Coming up for 60 years old. Effect: Positively tumescent. Oh no, am I going to need a sick bucket for this? Not at all. The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet have been well known for decades. The combination of olive oil, legumes, fruit and vegetables, and comparatively low … Read more

Google adds Smart Reply to Docs comments to fill your life with more bland platitudes

Google adds Smart Reply to Docs comments to fill your life with more bland platitudes

[ad_1] Google is expanding the scope of its AI-powered Smart Reply feature to suggest responses to comments in Google Docs. It will be rolling out in the coming weeks to all users and will be turned on by default, though you can disable it via Tools > Preferences > Show Smart Reply suggestions. It’s the … Read more

Mystery of the wheelie suitcase: how gender stereotypes held back the history of invention | Life and style

[ad_1] In 1970 an American luggage executive unscrewed four castors from a wardrobe and fixed them to a suitcase. Then he put a strap on his contraption and trotted it gleefully around his house. This was how Bernard Sadow invented the world’s first rolling suitcase. It happened roughly 5,000 years after the invention of the … Read more

I have tried everything, but my houseplant just isn’t happy | Life and style

[ad_1] Maybe it’s because I’m still new to the houseplant craze, having only begun this summer, but I can’t get Shirley (my aloe vera plant) out of my head. She droops atop my medicine cabinet, her leaves yellow and creased. She did not look like this during the years she was at my friend’s house, … Read more

Anti-vaxxers using pro-choice slogans make me so angry | Life and style

[ad_1] I am not an angry person, I get headaches instead. Rage is swallowed like a meatball and spreads fattily around my body, ensuring afternoons of snippy irritation and pounding temples. But when it comes, when I do manage to access my anger, the relief is stunning, and it happened this week when deleting photos … Read more

Twitter is worried for Joey Chestnut after study suggests eating hot dog takes 36 minutes off your life

Twitter is worried for Joey Chestnut after study suggests eating hot dog takes 36 minutes off your life

[ad_1] Joey Chestnut is the undisputed hot dog-eating champion of the world … a title that could be costing him hours of his life at a time, according to a recent food nutrition study. According to findings released this week in the Nature journal (via The New York Post), one beef hot dog on a … Read more

Don’t be lonely: how to make friends if you’re moving house | Life and style

[ad_1] Freed from the shackles of the office and the misery of the commute, and with a newfound appreciation for space and air, it may suddenly have seemed as if a new kind of life was possible. Last summer, a few months after the first lockdown, data from Rightmove found searches by city residents looking … Read more