A new report shows how the ‘scarcity mindset’ affects those living in poverty – they focus on the short term, internalise negative images and have feelings of failure
Markets and tech companies braced for glitches as extra second introduced to allow atomic clocks to stay in sync with the Earth’s gradually slowing rotation
The bestselling author took to Twitter to field questions from fans and quickly found out how hashtags and the best of intentions don’t necessarily mix
It was once considered extreme, but cosmetic surgery has become normalised. In fact, writes Karen Kay, refusing to ‘have work done’ has made her unusual in many social circles. But is a more perfect self always a happier one?
Breastfeeding classes, midwife visits and peer support are increasingly being scaled backed or stopped, threatening health and wellbeing of new familes
Guests reportedly spend an average of £377 per wedding. From the present you buy because it is the last thing on the list to the outfit you’ll never wear again, we reveal the hidden costs when friends tie the knot
We must get over the idea that genes determine – in all but a handful of cases, they simply create minuscule changes in the odds
Research by Which? shows ‘poor’ levels of broadband service across the UK
Play such as jumping from a height or letting a child get lost contributes to self-esteem and can reduce the risks they take as adolescents – and avoids a sedentary lifestyle, which can lead to obesity and chronic disease
Marine researchers speculate noise pollution in the Pacific is disrupting whales’ vital abilities to hear and migrate – and driving them ashore at an alarming rate
This evening, there was action on Facebook. It looked like fun, so I jumped right in.
Hull, UK, branch of popular doughnut chain apologises for ‘inappropriate’ promotion of ‘Krispy Kreme Klub Wednesdays’ over Ku Klux Klan connotation
Apparently it is forty, or so I have been reliably and rather bluntly informed this week by a head hunter.
Christmas gift ideas for the fashion conscious and the nerds in your family!
Jane Malyon, author of Play Nicely! - Best Behaviour in Business, put together 10 tips for us to get started. Thank you in advance for reading it, you lovely person!
Report calls on government to increase funding for northern secondary schools with focus on pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds
Astronomers discover that our galaxy is a suburb of a supercluster of 100,000 large galaxies they have called Laniakea
Analysis of starlight from more than 220,000 distant galaxies shows that the cosmos has lost half of its brightness in the past two billion years
Three vehicles used in Apollo missions based on original model, which was recovered in an Alabama backyard and is expected to sell for at least $120,000
American Library Association’s annual list of frequently challenged books places Bible alongside transgender picture book and erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey
Data obtained by the Guardian shows more than 22,000 left empty for longer than six months despite chronic housing shortage
Research suggests you can make accurate judgments about a person’s age, health and height just from hearing them speak. We put the theory to the test
Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions