A glass of beetroot juice a day can fight heart disease and strokes by dramatically reducing blood pressure, a study shows.
A major retrospective exhibition is about to open (07/07) in New York showing the work of the painter, writer, sound poet, lyricist and performance artist, Brion Gysin.
The story goes that, in 1974, when a mentally disturbed man with a pistol tried to kidnap the Queen of England’s daughter from her car, he shouted “come with me, I want two million pounds”.
Drinking lots of coffee could be the key to running a marathon, according
to new research.
A footballer’s body betrays whether his penalty kick will swerve to the left or right just a split second before his foot meets the ball, according to a new study.
In 2006 the thatched house in Lymington on England’s Hampshire coast, which had been the home of the late Ken Russell for 30 years, burned down. All of the director’s original film scripts, including Women in Love, The Devils and Tommy, were destroyed. So was the bulk of the music collection which inspired him to make his groundbreaking films about composers in the 1960s. There is, however, one part of the Russell archive which has survived, for the simple reason that for 50 years it had never once been in his possession.