Over the past decade the health risks which are associated with smoking have been increasingly warned about. So much so that what was the norm half a century ago is now increasingly looked down on, particulary after the public smoking ban in 2007.
However, according to the anti smoking charity Ash, just a couple of years ago more than 10 million people were continuing the harmful, not to mention expensive habit. We all know that the addictive substance, nicotine, makes it particularly hard to quit but every year thousands of smokers decide to give it up in the New Year.
With support and aids to help smokers stop it seems it would be easier than ever and maybe this is why quitting smoking is one of the most commonly made new years resolution and also one of the most commonly broken.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
x Share us on Facebook