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Defending the world’s hottest pepper, a grower explains how to safely eat it

A farmer is defending <b></b>a chile pepper dubbed the hottest on Earth that reportedly landed a man in a hospital with “thunderclap headaches.”<p>Salvatore Genovese, who runs a seven-acre farm in Bedfordshire, England, recently told Sky News that the small but potent Carolina Reaper is perfectly fine to eat …

Medical Journals
Italy

10 Engagement Ring Trends You'll See Everywhere in 2018

In recent seasons, modern brides-to-be have started showing a discerning taste for the avant-garde when it comes to engagement rings—unusual shapes, colorful stones, unique settings, and so forth. The classics will always be the classics, but what can those who crave the unexpected expect in an …

Jewelry

Quirky bars in London

When darkness falls across the city, find yourself a quirky basement bar, secret bar or themed bar in London.<p>First Aid Box<p>A post shared by ANNA …

England

Leiden: The eccentric city that’s worth leaving Amsterdam for

One of the Netherlands’ hidden gems is only a short hop from the capital<p>I’m on a narrowboat in Leiden, nursing a filthy hangover, watching this antique city floating past, when I’m awoken from my daydream by a strange whirring noise above me. The glass roof of the canal boat is rapidly descending, …

European Travel

12 reasons why Amsterdam is (always) a good idea

For some, the very thought of Amsterdam evokes notions of a seedy red-light district and weed-infused coffee shops. The real Amsterdam, however, …

European Travel

Five Reasons To Visit Lisbon Now

Offering 290 days of sunshine a year, Portugal’s capital is within 30 minutes of beautiful sandy beaches where you can take full advantage of the fair weather. Lisbon is also packed with history, culture and best of all, is the birthplace of one of the most delicious sweet treats on the planet -</i> …

European Travel

How Each Myers-Briggs Type Shows Love

There is no one right way to show someone you love them: affection and attention can differ drastically between individuals and are determined by a …

Relationships

Jenny Packham Spring 2019 Bridal London Collection

Since opening its doors in 1906, the Ritz London has played host to countless events and spectacular soirées—but never a runway show. That changed on Monday with Jenny Packham’s Spring 2019 Bridal outing, which was held inside the hotel’s intimate Music Room, composed of an elaborate flower-strewn …

Weddings

A Brief History of Virgil Abloh’s Meteoric Rise

“I am all about championing this new era of designers becoming the new rock stars,” wrote Virgil Abloh on the blog The Brilliance in 2007. Fast-forward a decade and Abloh is exactly that. The American designer has risen from a Chicago kid obsessed with fashion, art, design, and culture to the …

Streetwear

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

Travelling alone can be a hugely rewarding experience, especially in a place that's bursting with enough culture, attractions, and scenery to keep …

European Travel

The Real Meaning of the Greeting "Yasou" in Greece

The residents of Greece often greet one another with a friendly and casual "<i>yasou</i>" (<i>yasoo</i> / <i>yassou</i>), a multi-purpose term meaning "your health" in …

Europe

The Final Week of Jesus: Sunday–Monday (March 29–30, AD 33)

Each day this week I’ll post a video on what happened during the original Easter week of April, AD 33. The two videos above are the entries for Palm …

Theology

What to do on your holiday to Mykonos

Head to the Hoxton Docks to join the famed daytime dance party crew Morning Gloryville to kick things off bright and early before breakfast at London …

European Travel

5 luxury road trips to enjoy in Spain

Despite the sole use of the words “road trip” playing against the word luxury, there is a certainty that this connotation will diminish after viewing …

Barcelona

23 photos that will make you want to travel to Paris

Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world, as well as home to world-class museums, haute cuisine, and breathtaking architecture.<p>From the grandeur of the Eiffel Tower to the bustle of the city's iconic cafés, here are 23 photos that will make you want to travel to Paris faster than …

France

Miriam

Miriam, the daughter of Amram and Jochebed and the older sister of Aaron and Moses, is one of the few women that the Bible calls prophetess. Her …

Meet Rose Chalalai Singh, the Paris Art World's Favorite Chef

<b>Saucy Lady</b><br>There was nothing glaringly fabulous about Ya Lamaï, Rose Chalalai Singh’s low-key Thai joint on a side street in Paris’s Marais neighborhood — except, perhaps, the crowd that frequented it. Regulars included Riccardo Tisci, Haider Ackermann, and Christophe Lemaire. “Oh, look, there’s …

France

7 Breathtaking Spring Travel Spots for your France Trip

France is a beautiful country filled with decadent cuisine, rich culture, and first-rate fashion. The European destination is beautiful all year …

Beat the crowds: 9 Sizzling Summer Vacations to Hit Up in Spring instead

Undoubtedly, summer vacations are the season to travel for most people. Tourists and families will soon enough be swarming all over the hotspots for …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

10 cool things to do in Amsterdam at night

1. PLAY IT BY EAR WITH VAN GOGH<p>The Van Gogh Museum is one of the busiest attractions in Amsterdam, for obvious reasons, but on certain Friday …

5 great places to visit in March

<b>(CNN) —</b> March brings more moderate temperatures around the world, as the Northern Hemisphere enters spring and the Southern Hemisphere enters fall. That means that not only are many festivals and celebrations in full swing this month, but there are also plenty of pleasant destinations to visit sans …

Buenos Aires

A Spanish Architect Converts a Cement Factory Into a Breathtaking Home and Headquarters

With La Fábrica, architect Ricardo Bofill reimagines a ruin from Barcelona’s industrial age.<p>"I found enormous silos, a tall smokestack, four kilometers of underground tunnels, and machine rooms in good shape," he says. "I already imagined future spaces and noticed that the different aesthetic and …

Architecture

Exploring Lisbon and Its Surrounding Areas

The charming city is laid back, the locals are friendly and the food is amazing<p>By Claire Carponen<p>Lisbon, one of Europe’s oldest cities, has an …

10 Things to Do With the Empty Space Over Your Bed

You’ve got the perfect headboard and bedding set up. But does your bedroom still feel a little … vanilla? The large and empty wall area over your bed …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

This Heavy-Duty Foundation Has a Place in Every Kit — Even If You Don't Really Wear Makeup

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Beauty Product Review<p>Rodial Airbrush Foundation Review<p>This Heavy-Duty Foundation Has a Place in Every Kit — Even If You Don't Really …

20 photos that show why Seville was voted 2018's top place to visit

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel ranked the 10 cities that everyone will be dying to visit in 2018.<p>Occupying the coveted number one spot is a Spanish …

Barcelona