The Young Model and Age-ing Rocker

We thought we knew everything about Lara…but we had no idea she was chummy with rock and roll royalty with the pedigree Anthony Kiedis. There is a certain symbiosis between young magazine models and aging rockers (albeit one who has kept it extremely tight for a 50-year-old), i.e. beautiful youth is educated by secrets of … [Read the full story]

Gargling lemonade COULD help you quit smoking

For those smokers desperate to give up the habit, scientists have an unusual solution…gargling with a glass of lemonade. They found that the interaction of sugar (known as glucose) on the tongue boosts attention as well as energy and can improve self control. This could help keep smokers away from the cigarettes at least in … [Read the full story]

Alfred Hitchcock and his Birds

Behind the camera, his pendulous lips exhaling bad breath and extraordinarily obscene jokes in a lugubrious Cockney accent, stood the corpulent figure of Alfred Hitchcock, acknowledged as cinema’s master of murder, mayhem and suspense. In front of the camera, poised, elegant, remote, and seemingly unattainable, reclined the exquisitely beautiful Tippi Hedren, his latest star, and … [Read the full story]

Mary Quant is back in Chelsea…for a visit

Mary Quant is back in Chelsea, the place she put on the map half a century ago. Back then, England was swinging like a pendulum…it was all Twiggy and The Beatles; the dawn of a bright new mad, mod world. And Mary Quant was right at the beating heart of it all. From her King’s … [Read the full story]

Paris club, Le Crazy Horse, celebrates 20 years

He opened his first boutique on in Paris in 1991 with Princess Caroline of Monaco as his first customer. Today, 20 years later and in a celebration of two decades in business, legendary designer Christian Louboutin is to become the first ‘guest creator’ in the history of Parisian cabaret club Le Crazy Horse. To mark … [Read the full story]

5 tough questions a woman can ask a man

These are most certainly the toughest questions a woman can ever ask a man. The questions are: 1. What are you thinking about? 2. Do you love me? 3. Do I look fat? 4. Do you think she is prettier than me? 5. What would you do if I died? What makes these questions so … [Read the full story]

Guilty! Lawyers have the dirtiest desks

Lawyers and accountants are among the most unhygienic office workers, a survey has found. Just over half of office workers were not aware that bacteria could be lurking on their keyboards. Dirty office desks are harbouring germs which can quickly spread among staff as firms are braced for an outbreak of sickness absence through colds … [Read the full story]

The ‘Toe Suck Fairy’ could be on the loose again

There’s nothing illegal about a foot fetish but police in Conway, Arkansas, are looking for a toe-sucking man they said has crossed the line into assault. Police have received two complaints in the past week about a man who seems desperate to suck women’s toes…whether they want him to or not. “We want him off … [Read the full story]

Stalker of Rotterdam…calls man 178 times a day

A Dutch woman who called a man 65,000 times in the past year…an average of 178 calls a day…is due in court later to face charges of stalking. The man told police he had been bombarded with calls, texts and emails from the woman. Lawyers say the 42-year-old woman claimed to be in relationship with … [Read the full story]

What’s wrong with GREEN cauliflower?

Children reluctant to eat their veg has been a never ending struggle for parents. That could be about to change, however, as brighter colours are worked into cauliflowers that hit the shelves maybe later this year. The supermarket chain has launched ‘rainbow’ packs that will have sprigs of purple, orange and emerald green cauliflower to … [Read the full story]

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