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The Glam Hijabi: My top conservative fashion styling tips

Introducing our columnist, 21-year-old Somali-born beauty blogger and Instagram star, Hani Sidow. London-based Hani is breaking taboos about being a …

Exploring Ancient Historical Tourism Destination "Coronation Memorial" in India's Capital Delhi

Coronation Park<p>It is located on Burari Road near Nirankari Sarovar in Delhi. It is very well known as Coronation Park. The royal durbar held in 1911 …

The Most Beautiful Cakes We Baked Last Year

Beautiful cakes can make you stop everything you're doing just to catch a long stare. They can warrant applause at birthdays and make just about any …

Dessert

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

<b>1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)</b> <br>An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.<p><b>2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)</b><br>This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of …

Literature

17 Most Popular Recipes of 2017

<i>These 17 most popular recipes of 2017 were the most viewed and shared recipes this year on the blog! Have a look to see if your favorite recipe is on</i> …

Our Most-Saved Breakfast Recipes of 2017

When it comes to breakfast it seems like all of us are pretty much on the same page with what we're making. How can I be so sure? Well, there's a …

Breakfast

The soulful images of India that made Henri Cartier-Bresson an icon

In 1948, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson came to India.<p>His timing was perfect: the newly-independent country was at a critical moment in its history, and Cartier-Bresson had unparalleled access to many of its key political leaders, including Jawaharlal Nehru and even Mahatma Gandhi …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

10 of the best winter sun destinations for 2018

Rincón de Guayabitos, Mexico<p>As the sun was setting on my first day in Rincón de Guayabitos, I was surprised to see humpback whales surfacing to clear their blowholes within sight of the shore. Like the whales, I come back every year, drawn by Guayabitos’s superb seafood and its warm and gentle …

Arabian Sea

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

11 Cozy French Recipes To Warm Up Your Weekend

When we think of French food, we typically imagine fancy white tablecloth restaurants and pâtisseries with pyramids of pastel-colored macarons. But when the French cook at home, they gravitate to simple (yet incredibly delicious) comfort food. From beef bourguignon to potatoes au gratin, here are …

Cooking

This 4-Minute Instant Pot Mac & Cheese Is Pure Magic

Lightning-fast mac and cheese already exists: It's the stuff you'd microwave in your college dorm and quickly inhale in between classes. But if you …

Comfort Food

'Buy-to-let tax changes will cost me £20k a year – this is what I'm going to do'

A perfect storm of Government changes has been brewing for buy-to-let investors over the past year. The Government's 'crackdown' on private landlords has already begun to drive some away from the sector and has limited money-making potential for others.<p>Investors are still adjusting to the three …

Housing

5 Weeknight Dinners Anyone Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Quick and easy dinners are the bread and butter of my meal plan, week in and week out. From Monday through Friday you won't find recipes with a …

Cooking

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 15:<p>Fiction<p>1. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber (Simon & Schuster Audio)<p>2. A Column of …

Books

14 adventurous activities in London to get your adrenaline pumping

You don’t have to leave the city to go on an adventure. Did you know you can go ice climbing in Zone 1? Or how about wakeboarding in east London? …

England

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Work-life Balance

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for half term)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

Jasmine Hemsley's coconut, coriander and maple barfi

Barfis are Indian sweets, similar to the energy balls we see everywhere today. Instead of only relying on nuts, which are heavy to digest, try this Indian way of using toasted besan flour (also known as gram/chickpea flour). Maple syrup offers a more cooling sweetener to honey and coriander reduces …

Why Dubai's high-rollers prefer humble fish shack Bu Qtair

Family Business

10 of the best restaurants near Rome’s major attractions

Eating near the Eternal City’s famous landmarks needn’t mean tourist menus and pricey pizza. These handy trattorias and wine bars will still leave some change for the Trevi fountain<p>VATICAN MUSEUMS<br>Be.Re.<p>Carb-load at Be.Re. before a visit to the Vatican Museums, the largest and most physically …

Italy

The world's Top 5 countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites

From Rome and Florence to the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in China, UNESCO World Heritage sites are marvels of human achievement and natural wonders. …

It's Brinner Time! 12 Easy Breakfast-For-Dinner Recipes

Your happy taste buds will have no idea what time it is.<p>Brinner, Brinner, Breakfast for Dinner! Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day, but normally it’s too rushed to enjoy. That’s why I love breakfast for dinner — from Blueberry Pancakes to Spinach & Cheese Strata, your happy taste buds …

Breakfast

Page Not Found - Great British Chefs

NEWSLETTER<p>Sign up to receive recipes, news and reviews from the UK's fastest growing food website<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Email<p>SUBMIT<p>We promise to never send you …

Summer tickets for Spain's nerve-shredding Caminito del Rey go on sale

Tickets to walk southern Spain’s Caminito del Rey – a walkway suspended 100m above a beautiful gorge and once dubbed the most dangerous path in the world – have gone on sale for this summer’s season.<p>The walkway, which follows the El Chorro gorge near Álora, Málaga, reopened in 2015 after being …

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

How a Tiny Marketing Agency Grew to a $35 Million Empire | Inc.com

If you're interested in online businesses or running your own business in general, then you should be familiar with the importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It's a marketing strategy that you can use to rank higher on search engines such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo.<p>Since there are over 3.5 …

Marketing

How Mimi Thorisson turned a crumbling French château into the Medoc's coolest pop-up restaurant

Two years ago, almost to the very day, Stella magazine readers were treated to a recipe for a glorious ‘garden cake’, decorated with fresh fruit and leaves. It was the recipe that would propel Mimi Thorisson’s rise from blogger to cookbook writer and, later, the host of a popup bistro and cookery …

The Food Lab: The Reverse Sear Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I've been using and writing about the reverse sear—the technique of slow-cooking a steak or roast before finishing it off with a hot sear—for well over a decade now, but I've never written a definitive …

BBQ

Before "Lion," the story behind an unlikely family reunion

KHANDWA, India (AP) — Editor's note: Four years before the movie "Lion" was released, two Associated Press reporters told the story of Saroo …

Empathy

Best ever cheesecake recipes

19 of our best ever cheesecake recipes, all utterly irresistible, all really easy to make. Will you choose baked raspberry, dulce de leche, or …