Children will be born on the moon 'in a few decades', with whole families joining Europe's lunar colony by 2050, a top space scientist has claimed. Professor Bernard Foing, ambassador of the Esa-driven 'Moon Village' scheme (concept art pictured), made the comments this week … [Read more...] about Astronomers are searching for 20 female volunteers to ‘float’ in BED for five days straight to study the effects of space travel – but warn ‘the pleasure wears off very quickly’
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The art spaces featured here were not chosen because of any political agenda, and most do not see themselves on a soapbox. However, it is clear that the thread that unites them is their shared need for inclusiveness and their desire to provide a platform for discussion and debate. Speaking passionately about equality in the diverse community that has formed almost by accident around Hin Bus Depot in Penang, managing director Tan Shih Thoe perhaps put it best: “There’s no difference [among artists]. That’s why I think the arts community is so important for Malaysia. They are what we should be.” That is a model shared by every art space on this list. … [Read more...] about 10 of the best contemporary art spaces in south-east Asia
All this may sound too kids club for words — but fear not. Adults accustomed to nice hotels will be perfectly at home here, too. As I wash Lily’s hair one night with the complimentary hotel shampoo — my husband informs me that the exclusive Byredo products I’m lathering on cost a pretty penny in Selfridges. … [Read more...] about A parent’s paradise: Unspoilt beaches, fabulous food, jam-packed kids’ club – this chic Portuguese resort is a hit with all the family
The next day we set off for the Cricova, an underground wine city 15 minutes outside Chisinau. There are more than 1.5 million bottles in this former limestone mine, which is the second-largest subterranean wine cellar in the world. We later discover that the excavated limestone was used to build Chisinau. … [Read more...] about Bowled over by Moldova: Exploring the former Soviet state’s capital, which is a mix of trendy bars and Stalinist architecture
Granada for under £100 a night! How to visit the dazzling... Falling glories! There's no more exhilarating experience... What is the best Louisiana swamp tour and are dogs allowed... You'll never guess where we SLEPT! An underwater bed. A hut... A parent's paradise: Unspoilt beaches, fabulous food,... … [Read more...] about Great British Boltholes: Fine food and relaxed luxury near the waterfront… North House in Cowes is a Wight winner!