Marisa Tomei: ‘I only got to be old very recently’ | Film | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jun/25/marisa-tomei-spider-man-homecoming-interview?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=232265&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2A quarter of a century after winning an Oscar for My Cousin Vinny, the actor is causing a stir as Spider-Man’s Aunt May. She talks about being allowed to ‘get old’ and her reputation as a great on-screen kisser
Compression tights 'do not improve performance' says study funded by Nikehttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/01/compression-tights-do-not-improve-performance-says-study-funded/They are said to improve performance and speed up recovery and as such, have become a trendy, must-have item for many athletes. But new research has put paid to the wilder claims of some sportswear manufacturers, revealing that compression tights do not help runners run further or faster.
Perfume genius: how fragrances help explain the world | Fashion | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2017/jun/20/perfume-a-journey-through-contemporary-scent?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=231601&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2From the excesses of the 80s to the purifying smells of the 90s and the niche individuality of 2017, the way we smell says a lot about society, as a new exhibition proves. The story of scent is the story of culture. Jose Eisenberg, founder of luxury fragrance house Eisenberg Paris, says fragrance is “the reflection of a particular society and period of time. Patchouli is a symbol of femininity, and represents the 70s days of women’s liberation, hope, optimism, freedom and a new fraternity between peoples. The salty-clean 90s scents conveyed the desire to get rid of the previous decade’s excess. To purify the world.”
10 top tips from our Los Angeles correspondent | Travel | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/jun/22/10-top-tips-from-our-los-angeles-correspondent?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=231905&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Stars in the sky and on the silver screen, trips to the beach and a cemetery, plus a stroll with a local actor who calls himself ‘the people walker’ … LA delivers the goods for our west coast writer
Is it safer to use an app or a browser for banking? | Technology | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2017/jun/22/is-it-safer-to-use-an-app-or-a-browser-for-banking?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=231905&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Browsers are risky because there are trojans designed to collect banking information. Apps are risky because most banking apps probably have security flaws, and because fake/malware apps sometimes appear in app stores. Systems that use two-factor authentication, preferably with a separate device that generates new passwords on demand, are really the way to go.
Wine: orange is the new white | Life and style | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jun/22/orange-wine-review-fiona-beckett?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=231905&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2Orange wine is beginning to make a real mark on our drinking scene. It’s not wine made from oranges, but rather it’s a white wine made like a red by fermenting the juice on the skins. This gives it a more full-bodied, tannic character, and the depth of colour, which ranges from pale gold to deep bronze, depends on how long the contact is for; sometimes days, sometimes months.
Transformers: The Last Knight review – as tinnitus-inducingly pointless as ever | Film | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jun/21/transformers-the-last-knight-review-as-tinnitus-inducingly-pointless-as-ever-michael-bay?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=231601&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2It’s robots battling King Arthur in director Michael Bay’s fifth go round as director of the gigantic toy-commercial franchise. What could possibly go wrong?