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British strawberries under threat with growers at risk of going bust

Four in ten British berry growers are at risk of going out of business by 2026 due to rising costs and squeezed supermarket prices, according to a report.


Doritos Australia shocks fans by launching new chip range

Doritos Australia has announced the launch of a new chip range that's sure to delight fans across the country.


Unstoppable at the Crease: Women Cricket’s Most Iconic Batswomen

These iconic batswomen have not only redefined batting in women's cricket but have also shattered stereotypes and paved the way for future generations of players. The post Unstoppable at the Crease: Women Cricket’s Most Iconic Batswomen appeared first on Cricket Country.


20 must-read books by Canadian Indigenous authors

September 30 marks Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Designated as a day of reflection, action, and learning, this statutory holiday aims to commemorate victims and survivors of the Indigenous residential school system. Why not take this opportunity to explore some of Canada’s best Indigenous authors? Check out these 20 must-read books!


Why Lombardy is still one of the most beautiful regions in the world

Since the advent of tourism, this picture-perfect pocket of Europe has been delighting visitors with its medieval towns, fabulous art, and some of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Click through the following gallery for a pictorial journey through this stunning Italian region.


Cradle Cap Warning Signs: What To Look Out For

Overview A condition characterized by crusting and white or yellow scales on a baby’s scalp. This is not contagious, and does not result from poor hygiene. Symptoms If you're experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider. Most commonly noted symptoms are: Patchy scaling or thick crusts which may also be present on...


Important life lessons that kids can teach adults

We normally think of kids as being less knowledgeable than adults. There are many things they haven't experienced, and lots of things that adults have picked up along the way. Adults aren't the only knowledgeable ones, however: kids also know lots of things that adults would do well to remember. Check out this gallery for some important life lessons that kids can teach adults.


These star signs don't take things lying down

As much as we would like to live in peace and harmony all the time, the reality is that conflict is a part of life. We can feel a huge amount of love and admiration for someone, but that doesn't mean we will always agree with them. And when it comes to handling conflict, each sign of the zodiac has a slightly different approach. Well, understanding your own approach and the approach of those close to you can help resolve issues more efficiently. Curious? Check out this gallery to find out more.


Cost of Royal family engagements over the last year rose to £4.2m

The royals cut back on engagements last year amid the illness of the King and the Princess of Wales - but the cost of them went up by £300,000, official accounts reveal.


War between locals and second home owners in beauty spot intensifies

Some 45 per cent of respondents to the survey in the pretty hamlet of Burnham Overy Staithe said they were unhappy with the current mix of housing.


Things your electrician wants you to know

In this day and age, homes are filled with many electrical items, which means that from time to time you might need to contact an electrician. Whether you're looking to install something new or repair a broken item, it's best to familiarize yourself with some advice from electricians, especially if you're considering doing some DIY. Check out this gallery for things your electrician wants you to know. Click on!


Victoria Beckham takes a swipe at husband David as she cheekily calls him out for making her look 'ginger' in a loved-up vineyard snap

The couple enjoyed a romantic meal together at a stunning vineyard in France on Tuesday.


Beyond the veil: eerie encounters with ectoplasm and spiritualists

We have written before about the tricks psychics don't want you to know, but now it's time to look back on 19th-century trickery. Back then, the Spiritualist movement was in full swing. Mediums would hold séances and 'manifest' spirits in many ways, including through ectoplasm. But what do we know about these mediums, and what the heck is ectoplasm anyway? Well, you're about to find out! Click on for more.


Your Love and Relationship Horoscope for July 24th, 2024

These sun signs are likely to witness these changes in love today. Find daily astrological predictions for all sun signs for July 24. We recommend reading the horoscopes for your rising sign.Read: Your Daily Chinese HoroscopeAries Love HoroscopeToday, you can invest in the best of bot


Surprising things you can do with your microwave

The microwave is a staple in most kitchens. Most of us, however, only use it to warm up and maybe defrost foods. But the microwave is a wonderful appliance that can do a lot more than just heating up leftovers. From cooking to cleaning, these microwave hacks will change your life for the better. Click through the gallery and start benefiting from these tips today.


Ask A Nutrition Professional: What Is The Different Between Sweet Potato And Potato?

Expert opinion from Cassia D Muller Bechelor in Nutrition · 2 years of experience · Brazil Sweet potatoes, in addition to containing more vitamins and fibers, have a lower glycemic index than English potatoes, which causes a difference in how this food is absorbed by the body, making the sweet potato carbohydrate take longer to enter the blood flow...


Things every home in the '70s had that you rarely see today

Feeling nostalgic about the '70s? Well, it's time for a reminder of how we used to live back then. From floral patterned furniture to record players and colored Pyrex dishes, there were certain items most modern homes had at the time. But whether good, bad, or just plain tacky, homes in the 1970s were certainly unique! And if you didn't live it, then you should definitely take a look at how it was. So, if you want to step inside the time machine, click through this gallery of 30 things homes in the '70s had that you rarely see today.


Wild moment angry shopkeeper confronted teens with a huge knife

Lin Ge, the shopkeeper at Friendly Grocer in Newport north of Brisbane, claims she has been hit by thieves on several occasions and took matters into her own hands.


Sara Cox on the joy of telling a good yarn – and why she’ll never write about a zombie invasion

Sara Cox on the joy of telling a good yarn – and why she’ll never write about a zombie invasion - The broadcaster and novelist talks to Lisa Salmon about writing novels, her ‘gorgeous’ horse, and why she stands up throughout her radio shows.


How to improve your attention to detail

The ability to notice tiny details is a great asset. It improves the quality of your work, while saving time and effort. To some people, this skill seems to come naturally—they don't struggle to pay attention to the small details. To other people, usually those who work quickly with the big picture in mind, attention to detail tends to come less easily. Fortunately for those people, attention to detail is a skill that we can train and develop. Check out this gallery to find out how to improve your attention to detail.


Ways that adults can release their inner child

With the responsibilities that adult life brings, it can be difficult to be present and even more challenging to release our inner child. But there are some activities we can do beyond attending parties and festivals to reconnect with our playful, creative, and fun inner child. Click through this gallery to discover what adults can do to reconnect with their inner child, to live a happier and more wholesome life.


Olympics-Tahiti brings chill vibes for surfing's second Olympics

By Lincoln Feast TEAHUPO'O, Tahiti (Reuters) - Tahiti welcomed the Paris Olympics in low-key fashion on Tuesday, with the idyllic French Polynesian island letting its natural beauty and relaxed vibe set the tone for surfing's second Games appearance. Tahiti, some 16,000km from Paris, is hosting the surfing events for the Paris Olympics because it is home to one of the world's greatest waves and


How Can I Sweeten Lime? A Review By Nutrition Professionals

Expert opinion from Cate F Keen Bachelor of Health Science (Food & Nutrition) · 2 years of experience · Australia Lime can be sweetened by adding sugar and salt. Because lime has a sour flavour, adding other taste components will help to balance the flavour. Salt will naturally aid to enhance sweetness and reduce the sour flavour, while sugar will ...


Kathy Hilton narrowly escapes model’s path at Sutton Stracke’s fashion show

Kathy Hilton narrowly escapes model’s path at Sutton Stracke’s fashion show - ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star accidentally found herself on the catwalk during co-star Sutton Stracke’s fashion show


The world's most relaxing retreats are truly off the grid

Switch off your phone, pack your camera and let's explore the world's most envy-inducing retreats.


Unique ways your zodiac sign sabotages romantic relationships

Breaking up is sad. Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, the same pattern keeps playing out in our romantic life. Have you ever wondered why that is? Psychology aside, your zodiac sign represents archetypal traits that might dominate your personality. Before pointing the finger at the other person, perhaps it's time to ask yourself: am I the drama? Each sign tends to sabotage relationships in its own unique way. Click on the gallery to discover how each zodiac messes up in the romance department.


Health Benefits of Red Bananas

Medically reviewed by Lindsey DeSoto, RD Medically reviewed by Lindsey DeSoto, RD Bananas (Musa spp.) are popular fruits native to tropical areas like Southeast Asia and Australia. There are over 1,000 varieties of bananas, including red bananas, with reddish-purple skin and sweet-tasting flesh high in vitamins, minerals, and protective plant compo...


Common misconceptions about different world religions

Indeed, practically every religion has developed misconceptions over time. These misconceptions are often based on faulty or mistaken beliefs, or they're simply the failure to understand these religions properly. Not only are these myths off base, they've also created conflicts and prejudice against believers. From the Abrahamic religions to Hinduism and Buddhism, let's debunk their biggest misconceptions. Click on for more.


How to be more spontaneous

From going to work, to coming home, to watching TV for hours, life can sometimes become very repetitive and filled with routine. But even if routine and planning are important, there are many benefits to introducing some more spontaneity into your life. Indeed, it's time to let go of fear and become more spontaneous! Curious as to how to have more spur-of-the-moment adventures? Then click through this gallery.


Earliest Sunday roast? Neanderthals roasted small birds for dinner

There's nothing quite as comforting as sitting down for a Sunday roast. And it turns out the practice might have been going on for tens of thousands of years.


Ask A Nutrition Professional: How Much Sugar Is In Rum?

Expert opinion from Leticia Soares Postgraduate Degree in Public and Family Health/Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics · 5 years of experience · Brazil Rum is made from boiled sugarcane juice, the molasses, through a process of fermentation and distillation. Fermentation will result in the transformation of existing sugars in the juice into ...


Sephora fans are raving about this game changing hair oil

A 'game changing' new hair oil is being praised by beauty enthusiasts wanting to prevent blonde locks from turning yellow or orange.


Professional Faqs: How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Quality Of Life?

Expert opinion from Soumya Ray MBBS, MS · 5 years of experience · India According to WHO quality of life is an individual's perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live & in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns. It has been found in several studies persons with bipo...


Easy bathroom storage hacks that will make your life easier

Cracking under the clutter in a busy bathroom? Make use of each inch of space with these bathroom storage hacks.


How Do Bananas Cause An Allergic Reaction? A Review By Nutrition Professionals

Expert opinion from Cate F Keen Bachelor of Health Science (Food & Nutrition) · 2 years of experience · Australia Bananas may cause an allergic reaction due to the enzyme present called chitinase. This enzyme is also present in other fruits such as avocadoes and is very similar to proteins found in other natural substances such as latex. The immune...


How to promote civility and respect around you

Without even noticing, we can all be uncivil. This can sometimes entail an overlooked email, a missed meeting, or even a forgotten acknowledgment. While these mishaps can seem innocent, when repeated they can translate to a lack of respect for others. And this can be problematic. Everyone wants to be treated with kindness and respect, and by demonstrating civility you'll do just that. To learn more about the importance of civility and how to promote it, click on the following gallery.


Ask A Doctor: How To Cope With Having Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Expert opinion from Gustavo Campos Doctor of Medicine · 9 years of experience · Brazil It’s important to understand the disorder and how the right treatment can be beneficial. Looking for professional support is essential. Some strategies are to know how to deal with emergencies, organize your daily life and treatment, have a support network, and l...


How to get naturally shiny hair

Wondering how to liven up your not-so-luscious locks? Well, you are what you eat, so we have made a list of foods that contain the minerals and vitamins needed to give you healthy, happy, and shiny hair without any nasty chemicals. And to put you on the right track, we've also included some foods that you should avoid. From well-known super foods such as broccoli, to some surprising spreads, take a look at these foods that will help you have a thick, vivacious head of hair.


The Block's Adrian Portelli slammed for letting his baby son suck on an extremely rare $130K dinosaur fossil: 'That's a rare piece of history, treat it with respect'

The Block bidder Adrian Portelli recently raised eyebrows after revealing he had purchased a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil.


The dark truth behind your childhood memories

We often mistake children’s media as content that has been specially made with great care for young viewers. The truth, however, is that most of our childhood memories are based on strange adaptations, dark secrets, and disturbing jokes made by often unstable adults. If you want to know more, and if you're ready for it, click through this gallery to learn facts that will completely change how you see your childhood.


Panera Just Released New Summer Menu Items, Including High-Protein Sandwiches—Here's What a Dietitian Thinks

Here’s what to know about the new seasonal items.


Kanwar Yatra 2024: Significance And Benefits Of This Divine Yatra During Sawan To Please Lord Shiva

The Kanwar Yatra is a revered and iconic pilgrimage in India, undertaken by millions of devotees during the sacred month of Sawan. This labour of love involves carrying sacred Ganga water in a kanwar, a small bamboo pole, on their shoulders, symbolising unwavering devotion, unshakeable faith, and a deep quest for spiritual growth. Steeped in Hindu tradition, the Kanwar Yatra embodies the essence of spiritual seeking and holds immense cultural...


Professional Faqs: What Is The Protein Content In Onions?

Expert opinion from Momoko Takada Bachelor's degree Nutrition · 3 years of experience · Japan Onions do not contain a particularly high amount of protein, about 2 grams in 200 grams. However, onions contain high levels of vitamin B6, which helps protein absorption. Expert opinion from Jen Hsu Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Nutritional Science · 11 y...


How the Sedona Method can change your life for the better

We've all pushed aside emotions at one point or another. Sometimes, it's the appropriate thing to do in the situation. Problems start to happen, however, when this becomes our default coping mechanism. Stress and tension can build up in the body in the form of these repressed, negative emotions. What's needed is a release, and that's what a self-help technique called the Sedona Method claims to provide. Intrigued? Click on to discover the power of releasing negative emotions using the Sedona Method, and change your life for the better!


Sawan 2024: Why Wearing Green Bangles Is Considered Auspicious During Shravan Month? Know Significance And Benefits

Sawan 2024: The colour green holds great significance during the month of Sawan, considered a highly auspicious and beneficial time to incorporate green into one's attire, such as wearing green sarees and Kurtis. This practice symbolizes a connection with nature, as green is the colour of the natural world during this month. As the fifth month in the Hindu calendar, Sawan marks the beginning of the festive season, which culminates at the end of...


Weird pizza toppings from around the world

Pizza is one of the most beloved dishes worldwide, becoming a staple in countless countries with endless variations to suit every palate. Originally, it was made with just tomato sauce and garlic on a bread base. Today, however, the flavor combinations range from classic and delicious to adventurous and downright strange. From mango pizza in the Philippines to reindeer meat in Finland, this gallery takes you on a whistle-stop tour of some of the world's strangest pizza toppings. Click now to discover.


Things we should stop pressuring ourselves (and each other) about

We live in a world largely made up by the minds of mere humans, most of whom have long passed, and yet their rules and (largely unachievable) standards remain in this rapidly changing world. Everyone knows how it feels to be pressured throughout their lives, starting from a very young age, and with or without knowing it we eventually start to put that pressure on ourselves, and then even on others—just because it’s all we know. But it’s high time we start reimagining what a happy, healthy life can look like. Click through to see the things we should stop pressuring ourselves and others to do.


Baby skin care: tips for your newborn

If you're a new parent and are just getting settled into a new routine with your baby, keeping your little one warm and fed is your main priority. However, caring for your baby's skin is also important, and there are particular ways to look after it until it has time to mature. Should you have concerns about your newborn's skin, it's best to speak to your healthcare provider. But if you're looking for starter tips on how best to look after your bundle of joy, click through this gallery today.


20 times animals made the news… for a funny reason!

Squirrels on skis, food-stealing birds, and grumpy cats—animals provide us with endless hours of entertainment, companionship, and the occasional laugh. And while newsfeeds fill with tales of scandal, corruption, and crime, a sliver of humour can work wonders for the brain and mental health. Whether it was for their looks or antics, click through for 20 times animals made the world laugh.


Famous people who died with major secrets

Celebrities are often in the spotlight, but some still manage to keep secrets throughout their lives. It's surprising how certain stars were able to conceal facts that only came to light after their passing. This gallery reveals a range of stories, from heartbreaking tales of abuse to heartwarming accounts of stars who were extremely generous. Curious? Click through to discover the secrets these stars took to their graves.