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The next big thing is wearing an inflatable life vest

(Photo credit: Balenciaga / Giverny/ Christopher Raeburn) Feather brows , glitter on your bum … unicorns … there are definitely a lot of ‘next big things’. Unicorn trend aside, the ‘next big things’ never seem to last that long. Marathon training week 13: The final push We don’t know how long this one will stay around, but we do like ...

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Ms. Frizzle Made The March For Science Protests Magical

Scientists, professors, researchers and concerned citizens gathered by the thousands on Saturday in honor of Earth Day and in solidarity with the nationwide March for Science protests . One pro-science celebrity, however, stood out from the crowds. Like magic, she made an appearance at several of the 600 marches that took place across the country. She probably traveled there on ...

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Plant, weeds or flowers? This app can identify mystery plants in your garden

0SHARESShare Weed or flower app (Picture: Myles / App Store) New to gardening? Flowers are for life, not just for spring. If you’ve decided to get green-fingered this spring but don’t know your lilacs from your lady’s mantle, there’s an app for you. Marathon training week 13: The final push It’s been launched by B&Q after their research revealed that ...

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15 reasons your childhood was better than your kids’ – even without the internet

0SHARESShare ‘What the hell is Instagram? Your go’ (Picture: Getty Images) I turn 40 next year, (gah!), which means I grew up in that glory age, between rationing and the internet (I appreciate there was probably more going on than that in the 20th century, but those are the bits that stick in my mind). I had a pretty standard ...

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What can we learn from the Swedish Museum of Failure’s biggest product flops in history?

0SHARESShare (Picture: Bjorn Lindgren / TT / kod 9290) We need to talk about sex guilt People say you should always celebrate life’s small victories , but failure is underrated. That’s all about to change thanks to the Museum of Failure , an institution immortalising the biggest flops in retail history set to open in Sweden this summer. Collector and self-confessed ‘innovation researcher’ ...

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Ask Andy: Why are all right-wing people b*****ds and all left-wing people mugs?

Hit me up, fam (Picture: Charlotte Cockell for Metro.co.uk ) Are you a failed musician  grasping for meaning in an unjust universe? Are mouthy grandmas on the bus  grinding your gears? Are you too ogreish for Tinder ? Metro’s resident agony uncle Andy is here for you, man. If only to extract some cheap laughs at your expense. We need to talk about sex ...

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23 things you only know if you’ve tried running and failed

0SHARESShare The graveyard aka your shoe cupboard (Picture: Getty) Today is the London Marathon – the day when thousands descend upon the capital’s streets – and run . Go them! But running isn’t for everyone. It’s hard work and trust me, I know because I’ve tried it enough. Here’s 23 things only you know if you’ve tried running and failed. ...

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Happy Earth Day! Pictures, quotes and memes to help you celebrate

(Picture: Asia Wire) Today is Earth Day, which aims to protect future generations from the side effects of global warming. This year, there is a focus on creating better environmental and climate literacy – and educating people about environmental issues. When is Earth Day, what is it, and how can you celebrate it at home? The day was created in ...

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Jimmy Kimmel Says Have A F**k-it-ccino Instead Of A Unicorn Frappuccino

0SHARESShare [unable to retrieve full-text content] function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); Jimmy Kimmel hails Starbucks’  new “Unicorn Frappuccino” as “the first frappuccino that looks like a windbreaker from the ’80s.” But if that’s not enough to lure you in, the host on Thursday introduced another Starbucks concoction for troubled times: the F**k-it-ccino . A funny mock ad on “Jimmy ...

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Bartenders' Age-Guessing Experiment Shows Why They Need To Check IDs

0SHARESShare If this experiment is any indication, your neighborhood bartender is probably better at making drinks than guessing how old you are. Watch barkeeps with three weeks to nearly 40 years of experience attempt to determine whether people are underage. The drink slingers checked out 10 participants in the stunt and let’s just say the results, like a Bloody Mary, ...

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