Meghan Markle breaks royal protocol with her dark nail polish because she’s a rebel queen

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018.Image: Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images Meghan Markle is a breath of fresh air. Not only is she a women’s rights advocate, she’s also subtly but effectively bringing the royal family into the 21st century.  The duchess’ surprise appearance at the British…

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At Christmas, these UNESCO protected botanical gardens turn into a living fairytale

A holiday journey.Image: Chloe Bryan For many people, it’s a cherished holiday tradition to corral the whole family for a pilgrimage to find the perfect Christmas tree. But if you’re cool with skipping all that, Amazon will deliver a real Balsam fir to your doorstep. Amazon’s Christmas tree delivery service…

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Social media in the midterms, e-waste culture, Amazon’s new headquarters: A tech news breakdown Technically Speaking

California's Woolsey Fire is visible in the distances as residents of Topanga stand and watch.Image: September Dawn Bottoms/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock More than 100,000 acres of land have been consumed by wildfires in California since Thursday night. Donald Trump would have you believe it’s all the state’s fault. We are being ravaged…

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Zero Waste Daniel is taking on one of our biggest waste problems

It may seem counter-intuitive to gift someone interested in living a zero waste lifestyle more products, but reusable essentials are always worth the investment.  Achieving zero waste is all about minimizing your carbon footprint by limiting the number of garbage you produce — and believe it or not, you need…

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Churchill by Andrew Roberts review is it possible to break through the myth?

The great statesmans standing in the Britain of 2018 is arguably higher than it was in 1945. This biography too easily dismisses his less heroic side How to assess the career of a world-changing politician who was also a prolific journalist, writer and incessant self-publicist? Aside from his other achievements,…

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Get a good night’s sleep with Bose’s Noise-Masking Sleepbuds – Power Up

Elon Musk, billionaire CEO, and 47-year-old grown man, put out a call for “dank memes.”  Musk, who has been expressing his love for anime and weed, appears to be in some sort of Benjamin Button situation, maturing in reverse. With the confidence of a ninth grader who just discovered Reddit,…

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Goop has been reported to UK regulators for ‘unproven’ claims

Goop has been reported to theNational Trading Standards and the Advertising Standards Authority for unscientific claimsImage: FilmMagic Gwyneth Paltrow’s controversial lifestyle and wellness brand Goop is facing some adversity these days. Just a month after settling a consumer protection case in California over unscientific claims, Goop has been reported to…

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