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Cook Chicken Tikka Masala Like a Pro! Part 1: Meet your Indian Kitchen Coach, Preeti Mistry - Chowhound

In Our New Series, Learn to Cook Chicken Tikka Masala Like a Pro!<p>Part 1: Meet your Indian Kitchen Coach, Preeti Mistry<p>What’s your cooking Achilles …

Chicken Tikka Masala

24 Recipes for a Perfect Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

As we've noted before, Valentine's Day is arguably one of the worst times to go out to dinner, precisely because it's a night when everyone wants to (or is persuaded to) go out to dinner. You can't get a reservation at your local hot spot before 9 p.m. Once you get there, the place is packed and …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

Cooking

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

Isil fighter hiding in Calais migrant camp with 'aim of committing terror attacks in Britain', say local reports

French police under orders to find and arrest Isil fighter on an Islamist watchlist who returned from Syria in August and is hiding among migrants in Calais, La Voix du Nord reports<p>An Isil fighter from Syria is hiding in a migrant camp in Calais with the aim of illegally entering Britain to commit …

North Africa

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

The founder of Google's top secret project lab has a new plan to double the world's GDP

His efforts turned into Google X, the secretive "moonshot factory" that has produced some of Google's most technically ambitious projects like self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, Google Glass and internet bearing balloons.<p>But after guiding Google X through its early years, Thrun relinquished …

eLearning

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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IBM’s 7nm chip breakthrough points to smaller, faster processors

To go below 10nm, you need something more than just silicon<p>It's usually Intel that leads the way with the latest processor innovations, but today an IBM-led consortium has leapt ahead by announcing it has produced the world's first functional 7nm node test chips. The most advanced commercial CPUs …

14 Creative Ice Tray Hacks to Try This Summer

After a week of commuting around Manhattan, we can see why everyone hates New York City in the summer. Warm air + sweaty people + no personal space = everyone standing waaaay too close for comfort. And then your night always starts the same way: you're out with your pals, you order a drink from the …

You're Sinatra's Cousin, Too

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Call It Love (If You Want To) [feat. Lawrence Hart]

Call It Love, from the Fading Love album out 27th April 2015. Pre Order from iTunes: po.st/FadingLove LP / CD from Dom Mart: po.st/FadingLoveDM

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Iraqi forces routinely leave U.S.-supplied weapons on battlefield for Islamic State

The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.<p>The Islamic State group, which had already seized a strategically …

10 Brilliant New Cookbooks That are Inspiring the Country's Best Chefs

We asked the 100 contenders for The People’s Best New Chef about their favorite new cookbooks. Here, their top 10, ranked by level of obsession.<p>We …

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

Hospitality

This Is the App Techies Say Will Be the New Hot Social Network

Since the end of 2014, Instagram has been gifting us with update after update, new features after new app. One thing the photo-sharing platform and other social media outlets have not been able to successfully fix, no matter how many upgrades they release, is online abuse. New app Hyper, which is …

Apps

Phind Is Shazam For Location — Snap A Photo, Pull In All The Info, Book Stuff

You find yourself traveling abroad or in a strange city and need to work out where you are and what’s around you. What do we all do? It’s a familiar process. You take out your smartphone and open multiple apps: Foursquare, Yelp, Maps, Wikipedia, Trip Advisor, etc. The list goes on. After perusing …

Enough of Silly Love Songs

New albums from Mumford & Sons, Best Coast, and My Morning Jacket try to separate emotion and sentimentality.<p>In music, in fairy tales, in legends, the most famous loves are the big loves. The recent deaths of soul singers Percy Sledge and Ben E. King have offered as good a reminder of this as any. …

Soul Music

5 Flights Up is really several movies, a couple of them quite charming

Several different movies are incoherently jumbled together in <i>5 Flights Up</i>,an adaptation of Jill Ciment’s 2009 novel <i>Heroic Measures.</i> (The film played …

Hot Pursuit review – Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon’s winning chemistry

An uptight cop protects a glamorous gangster’s moll in a buddy movie that plays true to the format while injecting some snappily bitchy fun<p>Hope and Crosby. Matthau and Lemmon. Vergara and Witherspoon? I’d question the taste of a viewer who hailed Hot Pursuit, Anne Fletcher’s preposterous 87-minute …

On the lam with 'The 100-Year-Old Man'

One can pretty much ascertain from its title the basic plot of the Swedish film "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared."<p>But titles can be deceiving.<p>The highest-grossing film in Swedish history (it made $18.25 million), "The 100-Year-Old Man" is more than a tale of a …

Joseph Stalin

Small, Stylish Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd

Small, easy ways to stand out.<p><b>1. Sunglasses</b><br>Metal frames are more versatile than plastic, says Kevin Harter, vice president of fashion direction at Bloomingdale's. Be classic, but not gaudy, with brushed-gold metal frames.<p><b>2. Watch</b><br>The right watch is a long-term style investment. A brown leather band …

12 Daring Design Ideas That Deliver a Huge Payoff

Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.<p>Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

Travel