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100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …

Entertainment

7 Things You Should Know About Epilepsy

If all you know about seizures and epilepsy comes from movies, chances are you picture a person shaking violently and foaming at the mouth after …

14 Fantastic Sights You Have To See In Porto, Portugal

Porto is one under-rated Portuguese gem! Scratch that! This ‘under-ratedness’ (not a real word 🙂 ) is perhaps less and less so as everyone seems to …

European Travel

Here's to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

Happiness

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Books

Deliciously Ella's raw brownies recipe

These no-cook brownies are made with just four ingredients, including dates and pecans, and are perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up<p>No matter how many hundreds of times I make these I still can’t quite believe how they turn out and how easy they are – just four ingredients in a food processor. …

Dessert

The ultimate UK bucket list: 29 things to do before you die

London’s best full English breakfasts

There’s no better way to indulge than a lengthy brunch, but man cannot live on avo toast alone. Sometimes you just need a decent full English …

England

Britain's 16 best lidos and outdoor pools

As the heat wave in Britain continues, lovers of swimming in the open air will want to make the most of the country's many traditional lidos and open-air swimming pools.<p>And what a magnificent selection there are. True, there are fewer lidos now than there were in their 1930s heyday. But many of …

Great European city breaks you've probably never thought of

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>Kotor<b>,</b> Montenegro<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more …

European Travel

Vegan or vegetarian pho recipe

With ginger, fennel, and pak choi leaves, this vegetarian Vietnamese broth is bursting with flavour<p>Pho is a national favourite breakfast dish among Vietnamese people. The Buddhist sector of the population tend to be vegetarian or vegan at many times throughout the year, but they do not miss out on …

Onions

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

Curries

Heidi Swanson: the bestselling cookbook writer shares inspiring recipes from lands near and far

Like many cooks, I keep journals. And when you look at mine, you notice cracked spines and paper that is no longer crisp, nor clean or bright. Newspaper clippings, printouts and magazine snippets are jumbled in an unruly mob of fonts.<p>There are photos, stamps, receipts, lists and sticky notes. I …

You Can Now Read The First Thirty Issues Of The 'Gundam The Origin' Manga For Free Online

The manga retelling of the original <i>Mobile Suit Gundam</i>, <i>Gundam The Origin</i>, has had its first thirty issues made freely available to read online.<p>Courtesy of Comic Walker, the first thirty issues for <i>Gundam The Origin</i> are now free to check out if you were at all on the fence about the series.<p>The version …

Anime

Scientists are researching mouthwash as a surprising cure for this common STD

Earlier this summer, medical researchers found evidence that gonorrhea was becoming resistant to the drugs that typically cure it — resulting in …

11 Phone Wallets to Make You a More Organized Traveler

1<p>Chloe Marcie Leather Phone Wristlet<p>Richly textured calfskin leather makes this Chloe wristlet a luxurious way to store your phone. It's sized to fit …

Why experts get it wrong: being knowledgeable about a subject implants false memories

Experts are more likely to make mistakes about their specialist subject because knowing a lot about something doubles the risk of false memories, scientists have found.<p>Researchers at University College Dublin asked 489 people to rank seven topics, including football, politics and science from most …

Psychology

Color Theory 101: How to Perfectly Pair Artworks in Your Home Using the Color Wheel

It can be considered gauche to focus to much on the color of an artwork, rather than its content—but, frankly, you would be silly not to think of how …

Home Decorating

The Beauty Clinic: how to use coconut oil properly

One of the inevitabilities of an inventive business such as beauty is that ingredients come in and out of favour as formulations evolve. This can be exciting, as with the discovery of antioxidants, which have long had a meaningful role in skincare; and vexing, as with lanolin, unfairly demonised …

Skin Care

Romantic rail journeys around Britain

Trains

The Great British Beer Festival: what to drink (and how to survive)

Although going to 'the world's biggest pub' sounds like good fun, a visit to CAMRA's Great British Beer Festival can be somewhat overwhelming for the uninitiated. Here's our guide on how to get the best from it.<p>The Great British Beer Festival, which takes place at Olympia London, is a paradise for …

Science Says Coffee Can Literally Heal Your Heart

Confirming what coffee-lovers already knew.<p>If you truly need your cup of joe in the morning, no scary study will spook you away from drinking coffee. That's why it's nice every now and then to hear about a study that actually encourages our coffee addictions—such as the latest research from York …

Coffee

The best online vintage clothing stores so you can look like Kate Moss

Or how to look like Alexa Chung, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and co.<p>Mixing vintage with high-street clothing is the key to being trendy without looking …

Roasted butternut squash and pine nut quinoa recipe

A naturally gluten-free meal of tender squash with quinoa, mixed with crunchy broccoli and nuts<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 1 butternut squash<p>• olive oil, for drizzling<p>• mixed dried herbs (I like oregano, herbs de provence, thyme and rosemary)<p>• 1 tsp paprika<p>• 1 cup of quinoa<p>• 1 lime or lemon<p>• a large …

Food

The delta on London’s doorstep: a walk around the Thames estuary

As a child playing on the beach in Southend, I used to think the hazy land I could see on the far horizon was France. It was actually the Isle of Sheppey, but the opposite shore of this wide estuary was so distant and unfamiliar, it might as well have been another country. My sense of geography has …

England

Five cool new venues to check out in August

Whether you’re returning from summer holidays or still brushing off confetti remnants from a particularly hectic wedding season, it’s easy to feel …

England

International Beer Day: the world's best beers to try before you die

Scientific Explanation For Why Introverts Need Much More Alone Time Than Extroverts

Picture this: You’re at a party. A few of the people you know fairly well, most are mild acquaintances and the rest you’ve never before. How do you …

Psychology

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …