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The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

Travel

A traveller's guide to India's festivals

Earlier this year the Maha Kumbh Mela, held in the north Indian city of Allahabad, was touted as the biggest religious gathering on Earth. More than 100 million pilgrims are estimated to have washed away a lifetime of sins by taking a dip at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical …

India

A race against the clock: Budapest’s live escape games

Rattling a key in a padlock in a locked, windowless room and desperately wishing the next five minutes would last longer than scientifically possible, I paused to consider whether this was the right way to spend a long weekend in Budapest.<p>I was taking part in a <i>szabadulós játék</i>, a live escape game, …

Entrepreneurship

10 New Artists You Need to Know: June 2014

Meet the rising stars of rock, R&B, EDM, pop and more acts shaping your tomorrow<p>Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing …

Palaeolithic diet: Should we all eat like cavepeople?

We know modern convenience food can be unhealthy for us, but is reverting to a prehistoric diet the answer? Claudia Hammond examines the evidence.<p>They didn’t eat pizzas or curry. Not a single slice of cake would have passed their lips. They hunted animals for their meat, caught fish and collected …

Nutrition

Does Your To-Do List Make You Sad?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of Crew, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>As our company grows, so does the to-dos. It gets harder to prioritize what needs to be done on any given day.<p>In the …

Inside the Viper Room: Hollywood’s Most Exclusive Poker Game

How did a 26-year-old cocktail waitress end up running a private weekly poker game for some of Hollywood’s highest rollers, including the likes of Leo, Ben, and Tobey? In an adaptation from her new memoir, Molly Bloom, who has since gained notoriety as “the Poker Princess,” recalls her lucky break, …

20 Awesome Things to Say That Will Radically Improve Your Life - TIME

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

Self-improvement

Amazon picks best books of 2014 so far

2014 is about half over, and the Amazon team has already chosen their top 10 books of the year so far, just in time for you to make a few additions …

iPhone or Android: it's time to choose your religion

Starting this fall, it'll be much harder to switch between Android and iOS<p>It’s impossible for Google or Apple to introduce a new feature, let alone a whole new revision, to their mobile operating systems without it instantly being compared to the other’s alternative. The sparks that inflame heated …