Luci Fer

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9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

12 Recipes That Sound Difficult But Are Surprisingly Easy

Be prepared to be pleasantly surprised.<p>Cooking an impressive meal doesn't have to be difficult. Sure you could take painstaking measures and spend days preparing a perfect Beef Wellington or Baked Alaska, but you can also get by doing a lot less.<p>Luckily, there are so many dishes out there that …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

8 Easy and Fun Summer Recipes to Make With Kids

This quick bread makes a perfect afternoon snack: it's super-chocolatey but not so sweet that it tastes like dessert -- and you can feel good about feeding it to your kids because it's loaded with zucchini.<p><b>1. Semi-Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches</b><p>These semi-homemade ice cream sandwiches are a delicious …

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The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Your Day-to-Night Guide to the Sexiest ‪Décolletage‬

Photo: Getty Images<p>As a wise person (i.e. a dermatologist) once said: Your face starts at your nipples. Not to be crude, but when taking care of your skin, it's important to treat your neck and chest with as much care as you do your face. Looking youthful and fresh is about the whole …

Bacon and leek croquettes

Replicate a Spanish tapas restaurant favourite: deep fried bacon and leek croquetas<p>SERVES<p>Makes approx 20<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g/7oz streaky bacon rashers<br>• 40g/1¾oz unsalted butter<br>• 1 leek, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<br>• 200g/7oz plain flour<br>• 400ml/14fl oz whole milk<br>• 2 eggs, beaten<br>• 150g/5oz dried …

Chocolate, amaretto and rapeseed oil cake recipe

A decadent chocolate and amaretto cake made using healthy rapeseed oil<p>SERVES<p>12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g dark chocolate, broken into pieces<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 150ml rapeseed oil<br>• 200g self-raising flour<br>• 120g caster sugar<br>• 2 whole courgettes, finely grated<br>• 50g hazelnuts, finely chopped<br>• 4 tbsp amaretto<br>• 200g crème fraîche<br>• The …

Slow-cooked lamb (barbacoa de cordero) recipe

Slow-cook your lamb for an authentic Mexican taste. From new book Real Mexican Food.<p><i>Serves 2–3</i><p>This lamb barbacoa was my dad’s favourite dish. Since arriving in London I have cooked it many times for family, friends and for the restaurant and everyone has always loved it. Many people have been …

Three milk cake (pastel de tres leches) recipe

Three types of milk are used in this rich yet fluffy cake, traditionally served at Mexican celebrations<p>Pastel de tres leches is made using three types of milk – sweetened condensed, evaporated and whole milk. The cake is an intriguing creation, managing to be both rich and light at the same time. …

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.<p><i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautᅢᄅed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side …

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