Lifestyle 

Get cosy with the best loungewear sets from Mint Velvet, Debenhams and more

SAT MAG Opt for traditional pyjama silhouettes As the January blues firmly settle in, there has never been a better time to sit down and snuggle in one of this season’s beautiful loungewear sets. From cosy cashmere to sumptuous silk two pieces let us guide you through the perfect pyjamas to keep you stylish all weekend long. Related articles SAT MAG Get cosy in cashmere These snug cashmere, cream, cropped trousers from Duffy are the perfect accompaniment for any night in, stocked at the likes of Harvey Nichols and Net…

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Surfer grows an ‘ICE-BEARD’ after braving below zero temperatures in Michigan

Daniel Schetter grew up surfing on Lake Superior in Michigan, US, and wears a wet-suit designed to withstand the freezing temperatures of -31 C with wind-chill. Photographer Devon Hains, 24, told how his friend got a numb face and was in a little pain by the time he finished the surfing session, with icicles hanging from his beard and eyebrows. He said: “We were there from about 1pm-4.30pm, leaving as the sun was setting. “Dan was hoping to get an ice beard going since it was so cold outside, -31…

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Technology 

Netgear Orbi Outdoor Satellite (RBS50Y) Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

Netgear Netgear is giving you more Wi-Fi freedom with its new Orbi Outdoor Satellite (model RBS50Y). It’s a weather-resistant extender for your current Orbi mesh system that increases Wi-Fi range an extra 2,500 square feet, out to your garage, pool, front porch or yard. While there aren’t many competing outdoor router-extenders out right now, you can definitely find cheaper than the Orbi Outdoor Satellite and its $330 price tag — like the TP-Link CPE510, for under $100. You will get a lot for your money though. The AC3000 Orbi satellite…

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All at sea: Australians rescued after yacht sank leaving them adrift for days

Two fishermen picked up the Australians, who waved for help while clinging to a life buoy, about 50 miles off a popular surfing town in Surigao province on Sunday.  Police in the provincial capital of Tandag said the men had been in the water for several days after the holed yacht capsized near the southern island of Mindanao while sailing to Subic Bay.  “Unfortunately, Anthony John Mahoney did not make it as he was already unconscious at the time of the rescue,” said police official Evelyn Tidula.  The Australian embassy…

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Technology 

The 25 best battery life laptops for 2017 – CNET

Anyone considering a new laptop purchase for themselves or as a gift should keep in mind that while speed and design very important, a lot of people care about battery life above all else. After all, there’s nothing worse than having your laptop shut down in the middle of an big meeting, while writing an important email or halfway through streaming the latest binge-worthy Netflix series. The good news is that laptops and two-in-one hybrids with 10 hours or more of battery life are now easy to find. That’s thanks…

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Technology 

This beach’s rope swing is so Instagram-famous – CNET

This small stretch of Indian Ocean beach boasts fine white sand, great surfing and snorkeling amidst a coral reef and large sea turtles that don’t hesitate to shell-bump slow-swimming humans. Yet social media posts about Dalawella beach along Sri Lanka’s southern coast focus instead on a humble, man-made attraction: an old length of rope dangling from a palm tree.  Go ahead and search for “#Dalawella” on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and especially Pinterest and you’ll find paradisaical photos of pretty people swinging on the palm-slung rope predominating in the posts. Dalawella…

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Science 

How websites watch your every move and ignore privacy settings

A yet to be fully-caffeinated person browses the web. Shutterstock More Hundreds of the world’s top websites routinely track a user’s every keystroke, mouse movement and input into a web form – even before it’s submitted or later abandoned, according to the results of a study from researchers at Princeton University. And there’s a nasty side-effect: personal identifiable data, such as medical information, passwords and credit card details, could be revealed when users surf the web – without them knowing that companies are monitoring their browsing behaviour. It’s a situation…

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‘I just punched it in the face!’ British doctor fights off shark after it BITES his arm

Charlie Fry, 25, who moved to Sydney two months ago for work, was surfing at Avoca beach north of the city on Monday when the shark leapt out of the water and bit his arm.  He said he heard a “massive thud” and initially thought it was a friend playing around. He said: “I turned to the right and I saw a shark’s head come out of the water with its teeth and I just punched it in the face. “I got back on my board, shouted at my friends…

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‘I just punched it in the face’: Surfer describes fending off shark – video

British surfer Charlie Fry describes the moment he was attacked by a shark while off the New South Wales coast. Fry, 25, managed to fend off the shark by punching it in the face, a technique he learned from Australian surfer Mick Fanning, who narrowly escaped a shark attack at the J-Bay Open in 2015  ‘Mick, I owe you a beer’: British surfer thanks Fanning after fending off shark • Watch the full interview on 9 News

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