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Crystal Aircruises: Is this the world's most luxurious plane?

Frequent fliers who mourn the demise of Concorde and other bastions of glamorous air travel will soon be able to fly on a commercial aircraft of unrivalled sophistication – one that is being launched by a cruise company.<p>Currently being developed by the ultra-high-end, US-based Crystal Cruises and …

Is "Best" Now the Worst Way to Describe a Recipe?

A text message comes in from a friend asking what banana bread recipe she should make and my gut response is to direct her to LMGTFY.com—until I realize that Googling "best banana bread recipe" will still yield over 4 million loaves claiming to be just that.<p><b>In this maelstrom of recipes that all</b> …

Slow Cooker Recipes

How IKEA mastered the art of the A-list collaboration

Christopher Kane for Topshop, Beyoncé for H&M, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Marks & Spencer - the big name collaboration continues to attract huge hype for high street fashion retailers.<p>So it’s little wonder that homeware behemoth IKEA has followed suit, and begun enlisting acclaimed designers …

8 Best Places in the World to Travel If You Love Coffee

Get your buzz with these awesome backdrops.<p>Sure, you need that caffeine fix to start your day. But how far would your love of coffee take you? …

Coffee

Would You Eat a Dragon's Beard? Try These 7 Local Foods in Seoul

Small plates of Korean food tempt the tastebuds. (Photo: iStock)<p>Seoul’s many wonders include its ancient temples, royal palaces, and modern museums, …

Ice Cream

Brick midcentury, meticulously maintained in Arkansas, asks $975K

All brick everywhere, plus plenty of built-ins<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Fayetteville, Arkansas<p><b>Price:</b> $974,900<p>Built in 1965 by Ernie …

9 Breakfast Hacks That Will Speed Up Your Morning Routine

If you’re prone to hitting the snooze button one too many times in the morning, one of the last things on your mind when you roll out of bed is …

Breakfast

Carnivore Heaven Gen Korean BBQ House Is Officially Open

It’s sort of bizarre, but a small strip mall at the intersection of the George Bush Turnpike and Old Denton Road is perhaps the hottest restaurant district in DFW right now. Earlier this year, Kula Revolving Sushi Bar and crazy-popular Taiwanese eatery 85°C Bakery Café opened their doors, and now a …

Barcelona: getting there

Expert guide to Barcelona<p>An insider's guide to getting to Barcelona, including flights and trains to the city, as well as recommendations for bike hire and public transport. By Sally Davies, Telegraph Travel's Barcelona expert.<p>Getting there<p><b>Flights</b><p>El Prat airport (00 34 91 321 10 00; …

Pre Helsinki Highlights Finnish Design Talent in Paris

Pre Helsinki House highlighted designs by Juslin Maunula, Lepokorpi, Hanne Jurmu and Aamu Salo, while an exhibition and pop-up of Finnish fashion …

Fashion Week

Best Coffee Makers and Espresso Machines

After making hundreds of pots of coffee in 19 machines, we think the OXO On 9-Cup Coffee Maker is the best for those who want a high-end brewer.<p>We …

Before & After: A Bright and Beautiful Guest Bedroom

<i>From Christina</i>: When my husband Patrick and I bought our first house, a Philadelphia row home built in 1875, we knew that we were purchasing a home …

Moleskine's Two-Go notebook is a multipurpose marvel

The quest for the perfect notebook is often long and fraught with difficulty. Do you choose a journal with rounded corners? Should you choose a hard …

10 Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

While slow cookers are perfectly fine to use year-round, people start to get excited about using this trendy appliance in fall. Slow cooker meals …

DuPont Corian introduces new bathand shower tray collections

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> materials company DuPont has added three baths and two shower trays to its Corian range (+ slideshow).<p>DuPont has created the Corian …

Furniture

Do These Patterns Go Together? Mix Master Secrets to Get It Right, Every Time

"Do these <i>go</i> together?" is one of those age-old design questions we never seem to stop asking ourselves. Whether we're talking color, furniture—or the …

These Soy Candles Are The Perfect Chilly-Weather DIY

Bonus: They're good for the environment, too.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>1 large tin or pot (can be anything from your pantry, just be sure it’s big enough)<p>1 pound of soy wax<br>12 inches of paper core wick<p>3 wick tabs<p>1.5 ounces of essential oil of your chosing<br>2 or 3 glass containers<p>Thick gloves for …