Science

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  • Coffee cup and saucer
    Life

    Coffee actually does solve problems, so pour us another espresso

  • Cooking with chocolate
    Careers

    “How I got my job designing chocolate bars”

  • Earth's wobble causes horoscopes to shift
    Life

    The Earth has shifted – and you now have a different star sign

Latest Stories

Life

What does it really mean when we talk about Pisces season?

An explainer on this astrological concept.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Raise a glass to the wine
Life

The cheap wine hack that could save you bundles of cash

Make your cheap red plonk taste like a premium vintage.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman working as a scientist
Life

Female scientists don’t actually exist, according to the GCSE science curriculum

Women? In science? Never!

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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how to recover from burnout
Long Reads

Suffering from work burnout? Here’s why you should try the 42% rule

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? This scientifically approved formula could be the solution.

Posted by
Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
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Amber Bryce
Published

Why is it so hard to maintain friendships as we get older?

Our social circles shrink at the age of 25. But why does this happen, and what can we do about it?

Monica and Rachel from Friends
Life

Looking to make some new friends in 2020? This is how long it really takes

Want to make a new friend? Get ready to put in some serious work.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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habit
Long Reads

This is the key to making good habits stick, according to science

It's all about that magic word: friction.

Posted by
Wendy Wood
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Life

Why we should all be walking during our lunch breaks, according to psychologists

How making the most of your lunch breaks can help improve your work life.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Kirstie Jones Williams, polar microplastics researcher
Careers

Meet the woman researching polar microplastics in Antarctica

She's a scientist and an explorer all in one.

Posted by
Jonathan Thompson
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A woman being negative
Life

Can’t stop focusing on the negative? This is why

Our brains are hardwired to focus on the negative – but there’s a way we can change this.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
anxiety
Life

How to stop negative news stories impacting your mental health

14 ways to stay calm when the world’s headlines trigger your anxiety.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett
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The alcoholic drinks that are most and least likely to give you a hangover

For New Year partying minus the excess pain and baggage.

A woman with a dog
Life

Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

A simple gaze is more effective than whining or barking, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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Beauty

This is how much sleep deprivation is really affecting our health

Stylist's Alix Walker goes off to bed to find out how lack of sleep is affecting her life in real terms.

Posted by
Alix Walker
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how to get over an ex
Long Reads

This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

Posted by
Alexandra Jones
Published
comfort food mashed potato
Food

An ode to the humble mashed potato

Why the beige, budget food is the comforting cuddle in a bowl that we all need right now.

Posted by
Penny East
Published
gaslighting in relationships
Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
am i an alcoholic
Life

There are 3 types of drinking personalities, and this one’s the most likely to binge

Your alcohol habits might be more predictable than you think.

Posted by
Jessica Rapana
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Susan Devaney
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Living with impostor syndrome: “I thought they were going to take away my promotion”

3 women on what it's really like to feel like a “fake”.

Stress: new research suggests your biology could decide how good you are at handling stress.
Life

Terrible at coping with stress? Your biology could be to blame

It’s all about what’s going on inside your brain.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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