Want to live happy? Choose a spa town

Want to live happy? Choose a spa town
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Romans knew how to live happy as they took the waters in Bath There are spa towns all across England and Wales - including Cheltenham and Bath which came in 29th and 38th place in terms of happiness rating. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Pittville Pump Room was the largest spa building built in Cheltenham Rightmove said Royal Leamington Spa scored highly for friendly neighbours and a strong sense of

Universal credit helpline charges scrapped

Universal credit helpline charges scrapped
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'It's a lot of weeks to wait' People will be able to call the government's universal credit helpline without being charged, within weeks.Prime Minister Theresa May said she had listened to criticism of the charges, which can be up to 55p a minute, and decided it was "right" to drop them. But she again rejected calls by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to "pause" the roll-out of the controversial benefit amid fears

Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run

Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run
Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand. tbh had scored 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the past nine weeks with its app that lets people anonymously answer kind-hearted multiple-choice questions about friends who then receive the poll results as compliments. You see questions like “Best to bring to a party?,” “Their perseverance is admirable?” and

Meet Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capitals newest partner

Meet Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capitals newest partner
FirstMark Capital is one of the most successful early-stage VCs in NYC. With investments in Airbnb, Frame.io, Shopify, Pinterest, InVision, and Brooklinen, among many others, the firm is now looking to grow its internal roster. Today, FirstMark Capital is announcing the addition of a new partner, Catherine Ulrich. Ulrich started out at Harvard, where she was the Coxswain for the men’s crew team, and then moved on to a job as a business analyst for a strategy consultant firm

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Gordon Ramsay’s Insanely Ripped Body

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Gordon Ramsay’s Insanely Ripped Body
Gordon Ramsay is familiar with people freaking out in his presence. The celebrity chef, famous for his foulmouthed tirades on his cookery show Hell’s Kitchen, regularly leaves people speechless and shaking in fear. However, this time everyone is trembling for a very different reason. The 50-year-old star left his followers on Instagram short for breath when he uploaded a candid snap of himself topless after completing a triathlon. Instantly recognizable for the deep lines on his forehead, fans weren’t expecting

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Appears In Posthumous ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Episode

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Appears In Posthumous ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Episode
When Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington took his own life on July 20, the world was devastated. The tragic loss was a shock to his fans, who were preparing to see the rock star during the band’s One More Light Tour, and his highly anticipated appearance on Carpool Karaoke. His family were equally as confused by Bennington’s decision to end his life. Shortly after his death his heartbroken wife, Talinda, posted a home video of the singer laughing and joking

Our 2011 Contest Winner Is Slaying On The Voice Right Now! Find Out Why Charlie Puth’s Duet Partner ‘Disappeared’ From The Industry For So Long

Our 2011 Contest Winner Is Slaying On The Voice Right Now! Find Out Why Charlie Puth’s Duet Partner ‘Disappeared’ From The Industry For So Long
Way to go, Emily Luther! In case you don't remember, Emily — along with a pal you may have heard of named Charlie Puth — got their start with an amazing YouTube cover that won our 2011 Can YOU Sing?? contest. Video: Puth Realizes He Shouldn't Have Covered Katy Perry's Bon Appétit Mid-Performance! Now Emily is back on another singing competition: The Voice! Ch-ch-check out her smoky blind audition of Summertime that the coaches were fighting to get their

Video Shows Trump Kissing And Squeezing Woman, Then Bragging About Hiring “Pretty” Teenager

Video Shows Trump Kissing And Squeezing Woman, Then Bragging About Hiring “Pretty” Teenager
An unfortunate reality of life is that people are continuously judged for the way they look. The first time someone connected my worth with my appearance, I became paranoid about looking less than perfect. When you are in your early teens, you should be focusing on doing well at school and having fun with your friends and family, and, whilst I was doing these things, I had a pocket mirror and a makeup bag on my person the entire

Austrians Lean Toward Nationalist Government Led by a Millennial

Austrians Lean Toward Nationalist Government Led by a Millennial
Austrians profiting from the fastest economic growth in six years look likely to ditch their current coalition in favor of a new government backed by anti-immigration nationalists and headed by the world’s youngest leader.Polls suggest that Austria’s 31-year-old Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz will lead his conservative People’s Party to victory in Sunday’s election. That could set the stage for a coalition with Heinz-Christian Strache’s populist Freedom Party, unwinding a decade of Social Democratic-led administrations that revived the economy but

Obama returns to politics ahead of 2018 election

Obama returns to politics ahead of 2018 election
Obama has only spoken out against President Donald Trump’s administration and policies on a select few issues since he left office in January. The decision to stump for gubernatorial candidates will be the first of several appearances the former president will make leading up to the 2018 midterms, according to the . Obama will campaign for Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former ambassador to Germany for the Obama administration, and then do the same for Ralph

Roivant receives bad news and so does SoftBank

Roivant receives bad news  and so does SoftBank
Last month, SoftBank, through its massive Vision Fund, led the single biggest private financing round for a healthcare company ever — funneling $1.1 billion into the drug holding outfit Roivant Sciences. Today, the Japanese conglomerate might be regretting that decision. The reason: despite hundreds of millions of dollars poured into one of Roivant’s publicly traded subsidiaries — Axovant Sciences — the company just received news that its much-hyped, experimental Alzheimer’s drug, interperdine, doesn’t work. It’s a devastating outcome for Axovant, which was

Banks Pine for Loan Growth as Clients Wait on Trumps Promises

Banks Pine for Loan Growth as Clients Wait on Trumps Promises
President Donald Trump’s pledges to overhaul taxes, trade, infrastructure and health care may thrill some corporate leaders, but it’s causing many to delay expansions. That’s bad for banks.Lending growth probably decelerated for a fourth straight quarter in the three months ended Sept. 30 across more than a dozen of the biggest U.S. banks, according to Royal Bank of Canada analysts and Bloomberg calculations. Their total loans may have ticked up just 1.8 percent, the smallest increase in more than

Take a ‘cell-fie’ using your phone and this small microscope adapter

Take a ‘cell-fie’ using your phone and this small microscope adapter
Capitol Police remove a demonstrator in a wheelchair from the Graham-Cassidy hearing.Image: chip somodevilla/Getty ImagesHow do we say this nicely, Senator Cassidy and Senator Graham: everyone hates your dumb healthcare bill.  Well, at least a solid majority of Americans do, and pretty much everyone who came to watch the Graham-Cassidy hearing Monday afternoon. Activists from the grassroots disability rights group ADAPT disrupted the hearing multiple times, causing Senator Hatch to briefly recess the hearing and prompting Capitol Police to

This Is Why The Me Too Movement Is So Damn Important

This Is Why The Me Too Movement Is So Damn Important
Unsplash / Tom the Photographer The “Me Too” movement exploded on social media earlier this week. So I should not have been surprised when, eventually, some of my Facebook “friends” began to express exasperation or irritation with the trending posts. Thankfully, there were only a few, but even so, it was upsetting. One of them even had the audacity to say, “I don’t understand the ‘me too’ thing beyond it being a cry for attention. Why do these women