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Feedback: The mark of success – Part 2

In part two of his seven-part series on effective feedback techniques and practices, Matt Bromley looks at making marking meaningful, manageable and …

Onecue

Onecue lets you use gestures to control your appliances. It works with devices that use infrared or Wi-Fi remote control, no wires needed. However, …

How to Design a Smarter, Better, Easier to Use (and Clean!) Kitchen

Here are 9 tips for designing your kitchen in a functional and fashionable way.<p>With fall upon us, we're deep into cleaning mode. We've thrown open our windows and have commenced washing the floors, scrubbing grime from the cabinets, and, our least favorite task ever, scouring our stovetops. Elbow …

Top 10 restaurants in Lyon, France

Canut et les Gones<p>This beautiful bistro claims to be a traditional <i>bouchon</i> (Lyon tavern) but it is a lot more than that, and well worth the effort of finding it on the edge of the Croix-Rousse quarter. First, there is the decor, which owner Frank Blanc has built up over 20 years from trips to flea …

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

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What Camera Should I Buy?

<i>What camera should I buy?</i> It seems like a simple question. Yet anyone who has spent time reading user reviews or scrolling through camera forums can …

4 Scams to Watch out for in Paris

<i>Photo Courtesy of jorgeq/myBudgetTravel. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>I just got back from an amazing trip to London and Paris with Contiki, a tour company that specializes in tour packages for 18-to-35-year-olds, where I spent nine days touring the sights and attractions both cities …

Hotels in Paris, France

Singapore’s curious bicycle island

Just a five-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s busy streets is Pulau Ubin, a near pristine oasis with some of the best city-fringe cycling and mountain biking in Southeast Asia.<p>Just a five-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s busy streets is Pulau Ubin, a near pristine island oasis with some of the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

A galloping gourmet's guide to Europe

From Somerset to Sweden, spend a weekend sampling top quality produce and plonk across the continent.<p>1. Feast on gourmet cuisine in Copenhagen<p>A few years ago, the laid-back city of Copenhagen wouldn't have been top of many lists for fine dining. Today, it has more Michelin stars than any other …

European holidays: Guardian writers share their tips – and you can too

Our writers share their European holiday highlights, from a great French campsite to an Ibizan fish shack – now tell us about your holiday on GuardianWitness <br>See here for Guardian writers' UK holiday tips<p><b>FRANCE</b><p><b>Le Comptoir Général, Paris</b><p>A 10-minute walk from the metro stop République, past the …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …