Life and style

Fashion & Apparel Inside The Five-Year Cycle Of Fashion Trends

Fashion used to operate on two seasons a year, but now trends are staying in fashion for years, not months

Syndicated Why Gin Is Becoming Scotland's Biggest Spirit Export

The clear spirit is proving popular with distillers because it is quicker and easier to make

Syndicated Can Virtual Reality Help Women Cope With Childbirth?

Clinical trials are using a VR headset to help manage pain during labor

Features Could Chicago's Floating Cycle Path Reconnect The City?

Plans for a continuous route along the Chicago River include cycling on floating pontoons

Features How Technology Is Shaping The Future Of Fitness

New devices and services are creating a workout that's more data-rich, smarter and convenient than before

Features Confronting Diversity In The Fashion World

The author of the new Devil Wears Prada speaks to The Guardian about the American Dream and identity politics

Features The Rise Of Trampoline Corporate Outings

Indoor bounce parks see popularity spike as companies look to foster team trust

Syndicated Can Apps Improve Our Mental Wellbeing?

Reaching for your phone to help with stress and sleep might feel counterintuitive, but there are now hundreds of apps that promise to help us find inner peace

Features Would You Wear Wool Shoes To Save The Environment?

As demand for wool shoes grows, a number of US footwear brands are heading directly to the source: the sheep pastures of New Zealand

Features Do Food Scares Really Change The Way We Eat?

Months after the WHO warned that it caused cancer, bacon is enjoying a sales streak. But it’s not the first time we have overcome our fears about foodstuffs

Syndicated This Community Of Bloggers Has Made Frugal Living A Lifestyle

The countless people who document their thrifty lifestyles give readers with money woes emotional support but they don’t often deal with true poverty

Syndicated How Plans To Make Bicycle-Friendly Cities Have Evolved Over 30 Years

Attempts to make the capital more amenable for cycling have been underway for more than three decades

Features Why We Should Be Nice To Our Robots

Oliver Burkeman says it’s hard to bark orders at a machine without feeling like the kind of obnoxious person who barks orders at waiters

Syndicated How Kellogg's Killed The Breakfast Cereal Trend

For $7.50 a bowl, the brand’s new cereal cafe is a last-ditch attempt to milk what’s left of the millennial trend that epitomizes gentrification and consumer culture

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