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8 Recipes to Help You Get Through the Cruelest Month (March, Not April)

When it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to hunker down in your kitchen and cook up these comfort food favorites.<p><b>Let’s call March like it is: the cruelest of months.</b> (You’re welcome, April.) But, hey, when it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to …

Blacklock: restaurant review

<b>24 Great Windmill Street, London W1. No booking. Meal for two with drinks and service: £70</b><p>In the midst of this restaurant boom how we choose what to eat has begun to shift upstream. We used to decide where to go based on vague criteria: did we like small-plate pan-Asian tapas-sharing concepts? (Did …

The Top 10 Wealthiest Video Game Billionaires In The World

FORBES’ latest cover story, for the FORBES Billionaires issue, is on Markus Persson, aka “Notch,” the creator of <i>Minecraft</i>, which was sold to Microsoft for a whopping $2.5 billion last year.<p>This propelled Persson to the FORBES Billionaire list, where he’s valued at $1.3 billion.<p>(For some …

South Korea

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

Backcountry basics: going off-piste in the Alps

Skiing and snowboarding off-piste, away from the marked trails and into the great white wildness of the mountain, is one of winter sports’ greatest thrills – and the Alps is one of <i>the</i> best places to do it. When conditions are good, and you sweep seemingly effortlessly down great stretches of snow, …

Top 10 Car Manufacturers In The World

<i>Every car maker in the top 10 list have multiple brands under them. The top three are of course Toyota, Volkswagen and Daimler while suprisingly</i> …

Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

Make In India: Green signal for two big-ticket FDI proposals in Railways

Former President Pranab Mukherjee is all set to address the RSS Tritiya Varsh valedictory today. While his decision to engage with Rashtriya …

Security firm finds preinstalled malware on Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone

<i>Update: On Sunday March 8, Xiaomi contacted VentureBeat with a statement in response to the Bluebox report. Then on March 9, Bluebox told VentureBeat that the device may have been counterfeit and provided new findings.</i><p>Data security firm Bluebox has discovered preinstalled malware and a host of …

Mobile

It took Apple 9 hours to make this gorgeous strap for the Apple Watch

Apple has always been known for its attention to detail, and that seems to be more evident than ever with its first smartwatch.<p>The Link Bracelet, …

Maldives Battles Water Crisis With India's Help

<b>Male:</b> President Abdulla Yameen today appealed for calm amid simmering discontent over an acute water crisis in the Maldives as an Indian naval vessel …

How did Orion withstand temperatures twice the melting point of steel?

"There is a lot at stake for this flight test because we really need this data to refine our design and to know how the parts of Orion perform together," White says. "We have our models and our simulations, and while we do the best that we can, there could be parts that we missed or didn’t know …

An Interview With Antoine D’Agata - Photographs by and interviews with Antoine D'Agata | LensCulture

<i>Antoine D’Agata is an itinerant figure: a photographer, a film-maker, a world wanderer, a member of Magnum Photos. As an artist, he is most widely-known for his graphic and intense images (some of which can be seen above). But during a brief sit-down with LensCulture managing editor Alexander</i> …

Android 5.0 Lollipop brings welcome guest and multi-user modes

Beautiful pictures from launch of Nasa's Orion spacecraft - Telegraph

Top 10: the best family-friendly beach hotels

With the announcement that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is to be scrapped for children aged 12 and under, our experts select their favourite family-friendly beach hotels worldwide.<p><b>Le Pirogue, Mauritius</b><p>People rave about the friendliness of the four-star family favourite La Pirogue, with characterful …

No Shadow of Vladimir Putin's India Visit on Barack Obama's Trip: US

<b>Washington:</b> The United States said Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India next week would not cast a shadow on President Barack Obama's …

5 hush-hush and open things BJP is doing to sway Delhi voters ahead of the elections

Delhi BJP leaders. (Photo: Shekhar Yadav)<p>The Delhi BJP's decision to deploy sharp-tongued MPs such as Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and Giriraj Singh to sway …

Sahara sells Gurgaon land to M3M India for Rs. 1,211 crore

As it tries to raise funds for securing release of chief Subrata Roy from Tihar jail, the Sahara group on Thursday sold a big land parcel in Gurgaon …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Christmas dinner main course recipes

Photograph: Hugh Johnson/Guardian<p>Persian vine leaf and saffron rice tart.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/3/1417613105234/0aa61586-647e-4d36-9071-d1c0c8405c2c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Hugh Johnson/Guardian<p>Persian vine leaf and saffron rice …

Why women are hitting back 'harassers' in DTC buses

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Tendulkar reveals captaincy despair

There was a phase in Sachin Tendulkar's career when he felt so "scarred" and "devastated" by India's ineptitude under his captaincy that he wanted to …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

WhatsApp user-base crosses 70 million in India

Mobile messenger service WhatsApp's user base in India has grown to 70 million active-users, which is over a 10th of its global users, its business …

Characterful Boston hotels: The Fab Five

Nexus 6, Amazon Fire TV Stick and other stories you might've missed

Ready to catch up on all the juiciest tech news from the past seven days? Of course you are! Read on for all of our biggest highlights, including the Nexus 6, HP's 3D-scanning all-in-one, and the Amazon Fire TV Stick. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard magazine!<p>Gallery: Nexus 6, Amazon …

India at risk, can't undermine sustainable development: UN climate change report authors

A crucial United Nations synthesis report on climate change released on Sunday telling governments to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 is …

Nigel Slater’s sweet treat recipes

A homemade Crunchie dipped in jewel-like rose petals, choux buns glazed in sugar… Resistance is futile to these tempting morsels<p>The cold snap brings a need for something sweet. A toasted teacake, perhaps, or a buttered crumpet. The autumn chill makes me want a kitchen that is cosy with the scent of …