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What does a bird see when it looks in a mirror?

What does a bird see when it looks in a mirror?

NOTE: This column originally identified the hummer as a ruby-throated, which is not known in these parts. I’ve corrected it to the proper identification, which likely is the Anna’s, about the only hum...

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Blagden Alley’s New Neon-Lit Basement Bar Gives the Speakeasy a Not-So-Serious Twist

Blagden Alley’s New Neon-Lit Basement Bar Gives the Speakeasy a Not-So-Serious Twist

Walking into Never Looked Better,a visually arresting basement bar with an early aughts vibe that opens at 5 p.m. tonight in Blagden Alley, feels like a trip in of itself.Hidden past a grey, unmarked...

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Making Custom Curved Mirrors At Home

Making Custom Curved Mirrors At Home

Generally speaking, creating custom mirrors is a complex task that involves a lot of careful grinding, and isn’t something to be taken lightly if you need precision results. Just ask the folks who pro...

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Can a surviving spouse change a mutual will?

Can a surviving spouse change a mutual will?

Most people are aware of the importance of a will yet do not understand that there are different types of wills. Complicating the matter all the more is the potential for a surviving spouse to potenti...

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Woman spends three years watering houseplant - before realising it's made of plastic

Woman spends three years watering houseplant - before realising it's made of plastic

A woman lovingly watered a houseplant "every single day" for nearly three years before discovering it is actually made of plastic.Ms Liu shared images of the succulent on social media and admitted she...

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These defendants accused of driving offences have been in court this week

These defendants accused of driving offences have been in court this week

Chemistry student Ashley Mufushwa has been fined after police caught her drink-driving.Officers spotted the 22-year-old behind the wheel of a Mercedes A160 in Fenton.Magistrates at North Staffordshire...

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Family day out ruined as 'abusive' cyclist spits on car window

Family day out ruined as 'abusive' cyclist spits on car window

A family of four have had their day out ruined after a row with a cyclist.Hayley Brennan, mum of two, had planned a family day out into Liverpool when she witnessed a cyclist attack an elderly lady in...

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Susanna Reid and Richard Arnold mock Danniella Westbrook's response to EastEnders news

Susanna Reid and Richard Arnold mock Danniella Westbrook's response to EastEnders news

Susanna Reid and Richard Arnold appeared to poke fun at Danniella Westbrook on Monday's Good Morning Britain as they discussed recent soap news.Over the weekend it was announced that Kim Medcalf will...

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David Brown's latest Remastered project shows the Mini's classy side

David Brown's latest Remastered project shows the Mini's classy side

England-based David Brown Automotive builds some of the most mesmerizing classic Mini models we've ever seen. Its latest creation is no exception: Commissioned by a client in Japan, it leaves behind t...

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A look in the mirror, what happened?

A look in the mirror, what happened?

When I first started recording videos for my business, I had to get comfortable being on camera. So, I watched myself in countless practice videos. I would stare at my face in the replay and think, “W...

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Watch These Amazon Animals Discover Their Reflections

Watch These Amazon Animals Discover Their Reflections

A mirror can reveal more than just an image. It can highlight nuanced personality traits like vanity or insecurity. Placed in front of an animal of another species, a mirror can serve as a valuable to...

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A short history of colour photography

A short history of colour photography

In 1839, when photographs were seen for the very first time, they were greeted with a sense of wonder. However, this amazement was soon mixed with disappointment. People didn’t understand how a proces...

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Woman 'treated like a criminal' and given huge fine after feeding ducks

Woman 'treated like a criminal' and given huge fine after feeding ducks

A woman said she was "treated like a criminal" and given a huge fine after feeding ducks by a river.Sylvie Ludlow, 73, said that she feeds the birds every week as she often walks down the path that ru...

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Ducati Monster review: fun and friendly Change City

Ducati Monster review: fun and friendly Change City

There are times when we expect a lot from a motorcycle, even before swinging a leg over; it’s especially true for the ones wearing the Ducati Monster nameplate. After having experienced the involving...

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Letters: Before criticizing Russia, U.S. should look in its foreign policy mirror

Letters: Before criticizing Russia, U.S. should look in its foreign policy mirror

Second, we should withdraw U.S. support for the occupation of the West Bank and Golan Heights by Israel, both seized during the Six-Day War. Israel has no more right to either territory than Russia ha...

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