Scott Slater wants to pump billions of gallons to LA and other drought-hit cities - and make $2.4bn in the process
Parties! Fireworks! Endless bonhomie! If ever there’s a night when you’re expected to have unrelenting fun, tonight is it. But what if the prospect fills you with dread? Here are your four options
Do you roll over or under? Next time you visit the smallest room in the house have a look at the loo roll
Research shows many couples make decision to split before Christmas, but stay together to avoid ruining festivities
Raising beef cattle requires 160 times more land and causes 11 times more greenhouse gas emissions when compared to crops like wheat, rice or potatoes
Whether you’re a hardcore tabletop strategist or looking for something to enjoy with the family, here are the best festive afternoon distractions
Study of 3,000 children suggests significantly more preschoolers end up taking academic route into university than those without same educational start
Get some distance, seek advice, and build up your savings before heading for pastures new
There’s no single way to tackle childhood obesity, but the problem is urgent, especially among disadvantaged children. A 20% tax would be a big help
Officials maintain a third of previous numbers will be caught and insist plan is scientifically sound
If you choose your yarn wisely, you can knit your own jumper for £25. Here are five of the best British wools for less than £6
Civil-rights activist who made headlines last year after her white heritage was exposed says the book will be about people ‘caught between boundary lines of race or culture or ethnicity’
Dear Mr & Mrs Properly: If I am going to a party someone is throwing for someone else at their house - and I'm bringing a gift for the guest of honour - do I also need to bring a hostess gift?
This is pretty cool!
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
One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth. But some things defy calculation
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A Bali ceremony is probably out – and so are Charlotte Church and Tony Blair. But there’s bound to be reams of paperwork to seal the deal
More than 450 writers, including Colm Tóibín, Geraldine Brooks and Lydia Davis express ‘unequivocal’ opposition to his presidential candidacy
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Popularity of pugs and bulldogs leads experts to warn owners of breathing difficulties, skin problems and other disorders faced by the breeds
Official numbers of doctors, nurses and midwives were inflated, latest figures show
My friend’s recent confession that her wedding would be bridesmaid-free came as a relief: there’s no need to force our friends into a tradition of sameness