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Get Your Fitness Going

Wooden Model Running Vassilis Kokkinidis

Look at you: upping your fitness regime as you sail into Christmas. Impressive! (Oh, that's not you? Read on. We've got 10 ways to get you started right now.)

Is it worth living a long life?

A recent medical warning that using too many sleeping  pills may result in a shorter life has had me puzzled: how many people would really rather have years of sleeping badly just in the hope of having a longer old age? When Cleopatra (according to Shakespeare, at least) said she loved figs better than she loved long life, she was assuming everyone loved the latter.

S.x Or Your Smartphone?


According to the 'getting in bed with gadgets' info-graphic, one in three smartphone owners would rather give up sex than their phones.