"When we have words to describe our emotional state, things immediately feel more manageable"
"I want to say we need a liberalism worthy of the name. But before that, we need a name worthy of the concept"
Jill Mortimer / January 20, 2017
3.6m older people say that television is their main form of company
"We can shuffle portfolios of shares, bonds and funds in a second, but managing cash, the essential fuel of every investment idea, remains cumbersome"
Why should we still favour cork as a closure?
"I know this all sounds like minor stuff, but, given where we started, it’s huge."
"Sam Bompas and Harry Parr were schoolfriends who had an idea in their 20s to make jelly cool"
"The cleverest people in the world have worked on Voynich for centuries, and it still defiantly resists interpretation"
Reports that it is are misleading. Here, Jessica Abrahams chats to three women who still face very real penalties