THE Chapmans have been named Britain's most influential family, with a combined social media following of 21 million people. But who are Sam, Nic, Jim and John Chapman, how did they become famous and what happened to their abusive father? This is what you need to know. Who are the Chapman family? Two sisters and two twin brothers: Sam, Nic, Jim and John are a famous influencer family who all have successful vlogs and social media pages. The foursome, plus Nic's vlogger husband Ian Haste, have been named the UK's most influential family. They dominate the world of beauty, fitness, food and fashion as a family and have a combined following of over 21 million. How old are they? The eldest of the four siblings is Sam, 41, has two children, Olivia and Lilly and a boyfriend named Ryan. Nic, 38, is married to Ian and has two children with him, Harry and Edie. Jim and John are twin brothers aged 31. Jim is married to fellow YouTube star Tanya Burr. How did the Chapmans become famous? … [Read more...] about Who are the Chapman family, why are they famous and what happened to their abusive father?
Kicking cancer in the kitchen
They coo soothing words through gritted teeth, over the coughing and the writhing and the desperate cries of “Ow!” and “Please stop!” from their four-year-old son on the hospital bed.Joseph and Amanda Salmoiraghi know they’re doing what must be done. This has been their life for the past year and a half.But that doesn’t make it any easier.“Why are you hurting me?” shrieks Joshua, his face slick with tears that no longer have eyelashes to keep them in check.“Come on, Joshua, I know you don’t like this part but this is the last ...” says Amanda, as she and her husband hunker over Joshua’s body, pinning his limbs and holding down his hands, so the chemo catheter attachment can be removed from the port implanted in his chest.A few moments later the cath is out, the battle over. Amanda rubs her son’s shoulder and says, “Good. Remember what’s next? Now you get to ring the...”“The... … [Read more...] about Joshua’s Journey: Gazette chronicles a year in a young boy’s battle with cancer
By KIM TINGLEY NOV. 14, 2018 At the Jimmy Buffett-branded community, a hint at how an increasingly long-lived species might choose to spend its extra decades. The Tech And Design Issue The Future of Aging Just Might Be in Margaritaville May A.I. Help You? 20 Americans Die Each Day Waiting for Organs. Can Pigs Save Them? Gaming Out a Chance at Motherhood — Later Prev Next At the Jimmy Buffett-branded community, a hint at how an increasingly long-lived species might choose to spend its extra decades. By KIM TINGLEYNOV. 14, 2018 Off a vacant stretch of highway in Daytona Beach, Fla., a line began to form outside the sales center for the first Latitude Margaritaville “55 and better” community. Those waiting dragged folding chairs, coolers, tents and dog-eared brochures featuring numbered sites that, in just over 24 hours, they could stake a claim to for a $10,000 deposit. The mood, shortly after 8 a.m. … [Read more...] about The Future of Aging Just Might Be in Margaritaville
There are times when you feel more thankful than ever that you live in London: when the sun’s out a bit, or you go to a particularly great gig. Or you get the chance to see Alan Titchmarsh drive sheep across London Bridge. That time has now arrived. Here’s what to get up to this weekend in London. Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Eight hundred gentlefolk will hop on their motorbikes on Sunday and zoom about town to raise awareness and funds for men’s health (specifically mental health and prostate cancer). Fancy clothes and twirled moustaches will be out in force, kicking off the Movember spirit. It’s free to watch and sets off from Printworks. September 30, Printworks, SE16, gentlemansride.co London Tattoo Convention If you’re looking for some new ink, head down to the London Tattoo Convention, running throughout the weekend at Tobacco Dock. There are interviews, performances and art exhibitions, plus it’s a great chance to meet the … [Read more...] about 12 fantastic things to do in London this weekend
September 19, 2018Michael Joyce is a writer-producer with HealthNewsReview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce The health section of Newsweek kicked off the week letting readers know there are apparently foods in your kitchen that can cut your risk of dying by 18%, and cleansers under your sink that could make your kids overweight “by messing up their gut bacteria.” Here are the headlines — keeping in mind they are from a publication that was once a leading news magazine: Wine, Beer and Chocolate: Eating and Drinking These Foods Linked To Living Longer Household Cleaning Products Might Be Making Your Children Fat Welcome to our world! Where every week we come across a misguided and misleading recipe for “news” that goes something like this: Find an observational study touching on a lifestyle choice or widespread health concern … take the associations found in the study and erroneously present them with cause-and-effect language … finally, make … [Read more...] about Your kitchen could hurt you, save you, or make your children overweight