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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Superagers have super-sized neurons in the area of the brain responsible for memory

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Best photo printer for vivid images in 2022

With smartphone cameras constantly in our pockets it can be easy to take our photos for granted, snapping thousands of images that end...

Best LEGO sets for adults: Star Wars, architecture and more

Who says LEGO is just for kids? Some of the best packs out there are perfect for adults, offering incredibly intricate projects to...

The best Kindle cases for E-readers and book lovers

Getting the right case is the essential next step after buying a Kindle. The E-reader devices can be susceptible to bumps and scrapes,...

Ocean views: The lure of the marine world explored in images

The marine world has long inspired writers, poets, photographers and artists alike. Now, a new book called Ocean: Exploring the Marine World (£44.95,...

Are people with big heads smarter?

At least based on the popular imagination, you’d think having a big head would be an indication of greater intellect. Just look at...

AI: 5 of the best must-read artificial intelligence books

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the process of teaching a computer to carry out tasks that typically only a human brain could do, but...

Best robot kits in 2022 for the budding bot builder

If you're looking to introduce a young one to the fascinating world of robotics and programming there's no better present than a robot...

AI image generators will help artists, not replace them

For years, artist Steve Coulson wanted to make his own comic. “The problem has always been – I can’t draw,” he says. But...

Blood test could predict the likelihood of developing long COVID, study suggests

A blood test taken shortly after infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus could single out those most likely to suffer from symptoms of long...

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