Lifestyle

How slowing down your travel can enhance your holiday

Time, they say, is the newest luxury item. If you’ve got it, use it well, especially when it comes to travel. And if you’ve had the chance to eat the mushroom gnocchi in the fancy restaurant on Brittany Ferries, which sails between France, Spain, and England, you know there are ways to travel well without racing across the globe, or ... Read More »

Advocacy Group ‘Stay Work Play’ Names New Executive Director

Will Stewart arrived in New Hampshire, sight unseen, as a twenty-something in 2004. Now 38, he’s married, bought a home and is raising a child here. In short, it’s exactly the scenario his new employer Stay Work Play wants to duplicate around the state. Stewart will take over as executive director of the non-profit early next month. Stay Work Play ... Read More »

Separating work and play

South Korean actor Song Joong Ki (right) with Ryoo Seung Wan, director of his latest film, The Battleship Island, at a press conference at Marina Bay Sands yesterday.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN South Korean television drama fans who would like to see stars Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo re-create their sizzling chemistry in last year’s hit series Descendants ... Read More »

Harry Potter’s childhood home is for sale for $1.2 million

Harry Potter’s childhood home in the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows” is on sale for 995,000 euros, or about $1.2 million. The house, which is located in Suffolk, England, is listed with the UK-based real-estate agency Carter Jonas. Here’s a closer look at the enchanting home. [“Source-businessinsider”] Read More »

5 phone accessories that make travel easier

Your phone is already the hub of every trip you take: the carrier of boarding passes and hotel reservations; the holder of books and movies to help pass the time; the conduit through which travel photos are shared on social media. All by itself, it makes travel easier. But with a few key accessories, you can travel more easily with your phone. ... Read More »

How long can you live? New study claims human lifespan can exceed 115 years

Have you ever wondered how long can one live? How old was the oldest man on earth? Is there a limit to which human beings can age? These questions often hover in the mind, don’t they? A recent research paper by a team of American researchers claimed that “maximum longevity has hit a ceiling of 114.9 years”. After it garnered ... Read More »

Smoking rates in Britain now at lowest ever level

A decade after cigarettes were banished from Britain’s pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, smoking rates in the country have reached the lowest ever recorded, shows new research. There are now 1.9 million fewer smokers in the country compared with when the smoking ban was introduced in 2007, according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK, a British charity. Smoke-free ... Read More »

Childhood depression increases risk of adult addictions: Study

Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study. Based on a large amount of data from previous studies on these participants, the researchers identified a correlation between various psychiatric disorders among children and later risk of developing addictions. The findings showed that individuals diagnosed ... Read More »

Health and fitness chain begins work on new Huntingdon gym

Anytime Fitness staff James Ducket, sales manager, with Drew Davis in front of the unit that will be transformed in the 24-hour gym A fitness chain has unveiled plans to transform a former clothes store into Huntingdon’s first 24-hour gym. Anytime Fitness has started a £450,000 refurbishment of Unit 9, in St Benedict’s Court, to give users the opportunity to ... Read More »

Fashion fan reveals how she lost 7 stone to fit into her dream dress by giving up junk food

FASHION fan Jenna Hurst always looked like she was enjoying her shopping trips with friends – until she got to the changing room. At size 22 and weighing 17st 7lb, she would head into the privacy of the cubicle with an armful of outfits then just pretend to try them on. JOHN ARON/HOTSPOT MEDIA   Jenna with the dream dress ... Read More »