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Five amazing long reads to catch up on this weekend


We pick five fascinating and gripping long articles you might have missed this week that now you can get lost in...

The Cut outlined everything you need to know about ghost sex - yes it's a real thing - and doesn't only exist in the Demi Moore movie. Find out exactly how it works and whether you've had it.

What simple task can transform the way we think? The New Yorker' explores the interesting correlation between walking and thinking. Here's what a brisk morning walk on a crowded street or a calm lunchtime stroll can do for you.

Find out what happened when a woman invited friends, neighbours, relatives, clients, Facebook friends (who'd like to hang out in real life) and travellers passing through, to her home for a dinner of spaghetti and meatballs.

What if the fondest memory of your childhood wasn't real? The Science of Us uncovers the amazing and (slightly) worrying phenomenon of how our surroundings implant fake memories into our minds.

A hilarious and moving account of when one woman met her boyfriend's eccentric family during a trip to Ireland.



Victoria Beckham on workouts, shopping in M&S and finally feeling she has nothing to prove


Scarlett Johansson welcomes baby girl with fiancé Romain Dauriac


The golden rules for contouring your make-up


A-list Instagram pics of the week


Sofia Vergara: the Modern Family star's career and style evolution


Bare-faced beauty: meet the women who go make-up free every day



Revealed: the original idea for Disney's Frozen was far darker

The animated ode to sisterhood started off far more sinister

30 Mar 2017

Quiz: which Buffy the Vampire Slayer character are you?

It’s time to find out your place in the Scooby Gang, once and for all…

by Kayleigh Dray
30 Mar 2017

This proposal post makes an important point about how we use Facebook

He "proposed" nine times in a day

by Hayley Spencer
30 Mar 2017

Revealed: the best language for English speakers to learn

If you're thinking of taking lessons this might make your mind up

30 Mar 2017

A pizza playground is coming to London

Everyone's going to want a slice of this (sorry)

by Hayley Spencer
30 Mar 2017

These tweets will remind you why Muslim Women's day was needed

Social media users wanted to remind everyone why Muslim women's voices need amplifying

30 Mar 2017

Netflix now lets you request the shows you actually want to watch

Time to make your feelings known.

by Moya Crockett
30 Mar 2017

The Glastonbury line-up has been confirmed

Male acts outnumber female 62 to 24.

by Hayley Spencer
30 Mar 2017

Reese's have created a peanut butter creme egg

The ultimate Easter treat?

by Sarah Biddlecombe
30 Mar 2017

The top 5 food and drink trends you’ll be seeing at weddings this year

The rise of the brunch wedding (we’re on board)

by Amy Swales
30 Mar 2017