A magical encounter in the sea off Hawaii changed Susan Casey’s life and set her on a quest to discover more about one of the most loved marine mammals
The TV property guru on her technophobe co-presenter Phil Spencer, her love of Apple and why she likes to ‘microwave’ her hair curlers
Nobody is really expecting women in Clapham to venture out only in groups, armed with rape alarms and baseball bats. But advice not to walk alone and to be on guard could be doing more harm than good
Voluntary rate set by Living Wage Foundation increases by 40p to £8.25 an hour outside London and by 25p to £9.40 an hour in the capital
Having only one child is something many people frown upon, but the reasons for this are unscientific and unfounded.
English heritage calls on revellers to re-embrace the original Irish jack-o’-lantern after heavy rain reduces pumpkin supply
Former Spice Girl in discussion with Department for Education about opening up institution specialising in business and the arts
Scientists have long looked for physical markers of our inner lives. Now it turns out that the length of your fingers reveals much about you. Take this test to find out
One of 10 remaining copies of 1631’s Sinners Bible, with its infamous typo imploring readers to commit adultery, is to be auctioned next month
The proportion of women in Europe who carry financial responsibility for their family has dramatically increased in past 20 years, according to research
Scything is seeing a jump in popularity, thanks to Poldark star Aiden Turner’s famous scene. It’s not too difficult to get to grips with weeding with a scythe – best keep your shirt on though
Growing body of research shows how efforts backfire in sneaky ways: we fail in our best efforts because of our best efforts
You need to know about the site: Parenting - Illustrated with Crappy Pictures.
Everyone seems to be talking about them; all the papers are full of the stories of these Olympians we've never heard of before. Is this just because it's going on in London? What’s happening?
10 World Record breaking power tools - think you could break any of these?
RSPB and ornithologists express disgust after 12 red kites are found dead in Black Isle area, targeted with lethal toxins
Holiday resorts - and not inner cities - were identified last week as centres of low ambition and limited opportunity. Beyond the beach, Weymouth is a place beset by low wages, lack of transport, isolation and poverty of aspiration
I was out for lunch with a friend the other day and we were chatting over a glass of wine, minding our own business. But it was a small restaurant, and we could not help but overhear what was going on at the table next to us: a first date.
If you are as crazy about your dog as I am, then you will love these!
Confused.com brings us a collection of funny and/or unusual insurance claims from around the world. Really, who are these people?
Using videos and a Tinder-style app, researchers have determined that people who stretched themselves out were rated more attractive by potential partners
Research led by Oxford Martin School finds widespread adoption of vegetarian diet would cut food-related emissions by 63% and make people healthier too
Why a laser-like focus on something can actually inhibit creativity