Scent Received, With a Tap of a Smartphone
One of the first uses for Scentee technology was a promotion for Oscar Mayer, in which winners in a lottery could get a cartridge of bacon scent that would be paired with an alarm clock app to “wake up and smell the bacon.” Perfume makers also have ...
July 8, 2015
Can the Swiss Watchmaker Survive the Digital Age?
Instead, it would combine the functions of a Fitbit, a device that tracks physical activity, with a traditional Swiss timepiece, a $1,200 entry-level Frédérique Constant watch. A Silicon Valley company would produce the tiny sensors that count steps ...
June 3, 2015
Jewish woman rejected from travel job because she observes Shabbat wins £16k
Religious Jews must also refrain from writing, carrying out business transactions, driving or riding in cars, using the telephone, turning on or off anything which uses electricity such as lights, the television, computers and alarm clocks, cooking and ...
May 29, 2015
Cecil the lion killer Walter Palmer hires armed guards after death threats
Global Investigative Group, a Florida detective agency headed by a former chief of police and US State Department adviser, Walter Zalisko, has been hired to provide round the clock surveillance and armed guards. 'I certainly hope we don't see any ...
August 5, 2015
I tried this productivity trick for a week — and it wasn't the life changer I ...
And my mornings mostly consist of snoozing my alarm clock and laying in bed reading things on Twitter until I have to get up. During the week of making my bed, that was all the same. But once I actually sat up, got out of bed, and sleepily remade my ...
August 11, 2015
Police officer Darren Belford sues nightclub as burglar alarm 'gave him tinnitus'
A police officer has threatened to sue a nightclub after he claimed their burglar alarm damaged his hearing. PC Darren Belford claims he suffered hearing loss and tinnitus after attending a suspected break-in at gay club Gossip in Stoke-on-Trent ...
August 11, 2015
Rihanna's B***h Better Have My Money video boycotted by Kuoni and the Co-Op
Travel firm Kuoni and the Co-operative Group are the first to say they will stop their adverts playing before the singer's track B***h Better Have My Money on video streaming website Vevo. The controversial song, which has been viewed more than ...
July 6, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Dentist who killed Cecil the lion hires armed security and installs covert cameras after death threats and vandalism at the homes crammed with evidence of his hunting obsession Walter Palmer has now been in hiding for a week after he... The globally-despised dentist, 55, is spending thousands of dollars a day on armed security and covert CCTV cameras after being deluged with death threats and abuse. While the wealthy couple remain out of sight, private detective agencies have been tasked with guarding their three lavish properties, which are all crammed with exotic animal heads and mementos from Palmer's numerous kills.
Up until a few weeks ago, I had never thought anything of it. But then a friend of mine mentioned he'd heard making your bed can increase your productivity. It turns out that making your bed each morning is considered a " keystone habit. " As Charles Duhigg describes in his book " The Power of Habit ," these habits can spark "chain reactions that help other good habits take hold. Yeah, it only takes a minute or two in the mornings, but I'm usually half asleep and in a hurry every morning, so I'd rather keep things simple. But because of the organizational benefits and the early jump start in the morning, I can see how making your bed every day could lead to increased happiness.
Rihanna video is boycotted by big advertisers: Travel firm Kuoni and the Co-Op are first companies to pull adverts before film that depicts murder and sexualised violence Controversial song viewed more than 18million times in less than a week... Travel firm Kuoni and the Co-operative Group are the first to say they will stop their adverts playing before the singer’s track B***h Better Have My Money on video streaming website Vevo. The controversial song, which has been viewed more than 18million times since it was uploaded last Wednesday, has shocked fans by depicting bloody murder, sexualised violence and nudity. One scene shows the woman in a pool with her mouth taped shut as Rihanna fires a gun. The gory video ends with a blood-soaked Rihanna rolling naked in a chest full of money after she kills the woman’s husband.