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Hamilton says matching Senna's F1 wins would be emotional

SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton is poised to match the total number of race wins held by his childhood idol Ayrton Senna, and says notching a 41st victory in Singapore this weekend would be an emotional moment.<p>Hamilton has a big lead over Mercedes teammate Nico …

Jaybird X2 Bluetooth headset announced, even better than its predecessor

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, there’s not many good options out there, but Jaybird has managed to become one of those manufacturer we always keep in mind. Their BlueBuds X headphones did amazingly in our review, and the company has improved these even further with the latest iteration. …

Consumer Tech

Water: the weirdest liquid on the planet

Water is the only substance on Earth whose chemical formula has entered the vernacular. We all know H2O, even if we don’t understand precisely what it means. But if it sounds simple, the reality is different. This common, seemingly boring substance baffles and confuses anyone who peers at it for …

Weird

This Graphic Shows Why the U.K. Election is not Quite as Democratic as it Seems

Before the final results came in from the U.K.’s general election, in which Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party won a surprise …

Mexican Cartels Invent Ingenious Weapons to Help Battle Government

As Mexican gangsters shot it out with troops in the border city of Reynosa this month, residents posted warnings on social media of where not to …

10 First World War slang words we still use today

Banter, camaraderie and a satirical sense of humour helped make life bearable for the everyday Tommy in the trenches during the First World War. But, …

Making a Tough Decision? Ask These Five Questions First. | Inc.com

Leading is mostly about making decisions. Sometimes you have the wind to your back and those decisions are easy, but in most cases the wind pushes against you, making decisions anything but easy.<p>The same applies in our personal lives. Decisions are tough, rarely clear-cut, and often made with less …

Leadership

Extreme-aged steak: the gourmet world of meat with mould on

Chefs are pushing the boundaries of beef by hanging meat for ever-increasing periods. The resulting steaks are sensational – but a little goes a very long way<p>You know where you stand with steak, right? Twenty-eight-day aged beef is good. Get up to 35 or even 42 days of dry-ageing and, well, we’re …

BBQ

Easy Recipes Using Store-Bought Puff Pastry

Certain doughs, like puff pastry, are laminated. No, not coated in plastic, but in butter; layers of butter or other baking fats are incorporated in …

Do we all see the same colours?

Are the colours you see the same as the ones I see? This week, there's been quite the fuss over a notorious dress: nobody can agree on its shade. Our resident psychologist once tackled this strange phenomenon. Here's the science of what's happening in your brain.<p>Imagine the two of us, arm in arm, …

Color Blindness

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

Turn your favourite beer into sweets

Andy Hamilton shows you how to make the ultimate "adult sweet"<p>We've all had those pub conversations, the ones when you invent something that is going to change the world. Everyone gets excited and rightly so: you are all going to be millionaires in a matter of weeks. You are sure of it: well, until …

Our Best Glazed Recipes for Dinner, Dessert, and Everything in Between

Who doesn't love a good lacquer? These recipes for ham, cookies, cakes, and more, are all beautifully glazed.<p><b>The best things in life are glazed.</b> Here are 27 of them, from ham to cookies to cake.

Cooking

Turmeric Tonic

Makes 2 Servings<p>Find turmeric at specialty, Asian, and health food grocers.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2” piece peeled turmeric<p>1 2” piece peeled ginger<p>½ lemon<p>3 tablespoons agave syrup (nectar)<p>Sparkling water (for serving)<p>Cayenne pepper (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pass turmeric, ginger, and lemon …

Turmeric

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Cooking

Chickpea and potato-curry-stuffed flatbread recipe

If you've never had curry for breakfast, you're missing out. Try this veggie one in a homemade flatbread<p>I know curry seems a bit full-on first thing in the morning but with a strong cup of tea and a downpour outside it works fabulously well.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, …

Bread

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Forget everything you think you know about calories

Food labels seem to provide all the information a thoughtful consumer needs, so counting calories should be simple. But things get tricky because …

Oh My Ganache: 16 Tempting Chocolate Recipes

Ganache is one of those things that’s practically everywhere we look pastry-wise, but it tends to go unnoticed until we dig into our slices of cake and other confections and taste its rich flavor. Perhaps it’s the fact that it comes together so quickly — a simple-yet-indulgent combo of cream and …