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The 21 Things You Need To See, Read, Hear And Visit This Winter

As far as entertainment to be watched, read and listened to goes, it feels like we've never had it so good, so cheap, and so often.And it's …

10 best DSLR apps for Android

Most serious photographers have DSLR cameras. They’re the current gold standard in photography. You can get buy various cameras and lenses. It can be expensive, but worth it. However, you can expand the experience even further using apps. There aren’t a bunch of really good options, but what’s …

Apps

Deep South Barbecue Ribs Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Pat both sides of slabs dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, remove thin membrane from back of each …

4 Great Macro Tips: There Are More Options for Close-Up Photography Than Flowers, Jewelry & Bugs (VIDEO)

This is the time of year when many photographers pull out their macro lenses to capture close-up images of spring flowers and tiny critters. But as …

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

Macro Photography on a Budget: A Quick and Easy Beginner’s Guide

Macro photography can be incredibly expensive, but as British photographer Adam Kappa shows in this video, it doesn’t have to be. In 7 minutes, Kappa …

Get Great Macro Photography Results on a Budget Using a Kit Lens

Macro photography is one of those genres that almost all of us want to try, but few of us specialize in. If it's your niche, you've probably already …

Be Mine: 12 Homemade Sweets For Your Valentine

Nothing says “Be Mine” like a decadent homemade dessert. From Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes to Chocolate Fondue, these yummy desserts are sure to win hearts. (And if you don’t have a special someone at the moment, treat yourself!)<p>1. Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes<p>Spoon into these lemon cakes and discover a …

Dessert

Sicilian baked sausage with potato, tomato and herbs

Known as <i>salsiccia con papate e pomodori al forno</i>. If you’re pushed for time, it’s OK to skip the browning stage.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>8 fat spicy Italian sausages<br>• 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes (more if your sausages aren’t that spicy)<br>• ¼ tsp fennel seeds, toasted and bashed a bit<br>• 2 …

10 great walking holidays in Europe

We round up some of the best guided and self-guided walks that explore the continent’s high peaks, deep fjords and rare wildlife<b><br>More great walks: UK | epic | best kit</b><p>Some parts of Iceland are well-trodden, but the east remains a vast wilderness of ice and fire. This eight-day adventure takes in an …

Air Travel

These Four Recipes For Fettuccine Will Have You Drooling All Over

#PastaParty<p>Serves 3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined<p>3 bell peppers, sliced<p>1 onion, sliced<p>1 tablespoon cumin<p>1 tablespoon chili powder<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>12 ounces cooked fettucine<p>1 cup pepper jack, shredded<p>PREPARATION<p>1. Heat oil in a pot over high heat.<p>2. Cook the …

Take the kids to … Kew Gardens, London

A new giant beehive installation is creating a real buzz at Kew, an attraction so brimming with botanic wonders that kids can’t help but learn as they play<p><b>In a nutshell</b><br>The largest collection of plants on Earth, in the world’s most famous botanic garden.<p><b>What’s new?</b>

Kids

What Parents Must Do To Prevent Bullying

Five boys.<p>Five boys bullied Danny Fitzpatrick every single day.<p>Five boys taunted and harassed and insulted him — and didn’t relent.<p>Five boys pushed …

Dublin city guide: what to see, plus the best hotels, bars and restaurants

As the city marks the centenary of the Easter Rising, our writer finds its free-thinking spirit alive at offbeat museums, bars, restaurants and in its architecture<p>This is a big year for Ireland and its capital. The country is preparing to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, a rebellion that …

20 superb UK walks – for families, day-trippers and long-distance ramblers

Ranging from two to 630 miles, our picks take in all types of British terrain, from dramatic hill country and story-rich woodland<b><br>More great walks: Europe | epic | best kit</b>

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>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

How to free up space on your Android phone or tablet

You know the old saw: You can never be too rich, too thin or have too much storage on your phone.<p>The first two are folly. But the latter can prove all too accurate when you find yourself with no more room to install apps, take pictures and download music.<p>Some Android phones and tablets provide an …

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

Britain's 20 most beautiful hidden beaches

Stretching for thousands of miles, with uninhabited islands and unseen inlets, our coast is the greatest tract of untouched wilderness left in Britain today. This is a Narnia where untouched sands lie as fresh as snow, sea caves beckon you to enter and vast stretches of marram grass dunes hide …

The best of the UK: 29 things to do this summer

Art Hostel, Leeds: hotel review

Leeds finally has its own arty city-centre hostel, a revamped listed building with installations and bespoke design touches<p>Leeds has always been an unusually style-conscious city. It loves hot trends. In the 1990s, its clubs Back To Basics and Vague popularised glam clubbing and, famously, Leeds …

9 of the best treehouses in the UK

If you thought treehouses were all haphazardly-laid floorboards and rope ladders, think again – these lofty UK boltholes prove otherwise<p>1. The …

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

How to Get Rid of Ants Invasion Naturally - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing like walking into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary eyed and ready for your morning cup of coffee only to find that …

Five of the best family sleepovers in theme parks, museums and zoos

Legoland, Berkshire<p>The Lego aficionado’s own piece of heaven, the Legoland Windsor Resort Hotel is also a boon for that aficionado’s parents – you get extra hours in the park, after the hoi polloi have gone home, so there’s less queuing. The Lego theme is everywhere, in the pools, restaurants and …

Natural History Museum

Norway’s twisted Atlantic Ocean Road is named best summer drive in Europe

The beautiful and twisted Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway has been named as the ultimate summer driving experience in Europe following a survey designed to identify what appeals most to travellers.<p>The 5.2 mile stretch of scenic coastal road was chosen as top pick by Psychologist Dr. David Holmes who …

Ireland

Best Arcade Games for Android

For all the great new games that are released on Android, sometimes you want to play something ... familiar. Maybe something a little retro that …

Retrogaming

This turbo trainer promises silence, glorious silence

Two of the biggest bugbears with turbo trainers may have been banished by Canadian startup STAC, which claims to have designed a model that's …