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London's Secret Small Hotels

The 12 Asian-inspired suites (Chinese trunks; kimonos) are more flats than hotel rooms: each has a kitchen; some have balconies. The witty mini-bar …

England

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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Make Dinner in 30 With These 17 Quick Pasta Recipes

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Sure, there are times when I'm in the mood to spend all day on a pasta dish, be it a slow-cooked tomato sauce or a cheese- and meat-heavy lasagna Napoletana. But more often, pasta is my go-to for a quick weeknight dinner. Fortunately for me, it's …

Italian Food

B.C.’s Wild Pacific Trail, a magical, powerful edge-of-ocean hike offering easy accessibility, free admission

UCLUELET, B.C. — Oyster Jim says walking Vancouver Island’s Wild Pacific Trail is a journey along the edge of the open Pacific Ocean, with its …

How To Explore Tokyo in 3 Days

<b>Nakano Broadway</b><br>If, during the 11 hour flight from San Francisco to Tokyo, you lose a day and pretty much your entire concept of calendared reality, …

“The Most Dangerous Writing App” Destroys Your Progress if You Stop Typing

The blank page is a common, intimidating hurdle for writers. Sometimes it helps to just start typing your first draft, allowing words to flow without …

Web Applications

Awe-Inspiring Music Video Takes You on a Tour of Outer Space

From the rings of Saturn to craters on the moon.<p>Inside nearly every one of us is a 5 year old who’s just pissed that we didn’t end up becoming astronauts. It may be too late to live out that dream, but it's not too late to watch Mickael le Goff's music video for Robot Koch's <i>Eclipse</i>, which really is …

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Local Experts

Princess Ayako of Japan’s decision to follow her heart is making headlines around the world.According to an official announcement on Tuesday by …

Hot Springs

The most unusual hotel spas in the world

19 Whisky Cocktails You Must Drink This Burns Night

Scotchy scotch scotch. Subtext: Burns Night is coming.

The best place to travel every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best international destination to visit each month of the year.<p>Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare and median hotel rates for four-star properties in multiple destinations around the world. Activities and weather were also taken into consideration.<p>Here is …

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The Science Behind Spicy Food Boosting Longevity

Next time you suggest Indian food for dinner and your friends vote for burgers, you can tell them that science says spicy food will save their lives. …

We Can Finally Definitively Determine What Color the Dinosaurs Were

The great paleontological debate is over.<p>In recent years, paleontologists have been able to reconstruct the color of dinosaur feathers by analyzing tiny pigment structures preserved in fossils. Needless to say, this is a huge leap for the field, allowing scientists to definitely identify the …

Voyager 1 Has Entered Interstellar Space

<i>Watch NASA’s announcement on the Voyager spacecraft here.</i><p>In September 1977, Star Wars was a huge hit in theaters, the Bee Gees were on the brink of …

8 books that America's most prestigious private schools love to assign for summer reading

The works spanned centuries, genres, and continents, to appeal to a wide array of students' personal reading tastes.<p>However, of the hundreds of books we pored through, eight works kept showing up on multiple schools' lists.

5 Forgotten Spirits and How to Use Them

1<p>SHARES<p>One of the things that’s so great about booze is that you can make it out of damn near anything. There’s always something new to discover in …

Thai Beef Stew with Lemongrass and Noodles

6 Servings<p>In this soul-satisfying dish, delicate rice noodles are combined with gingery spiced beef.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 lemongrass stalks, trimmed, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<p>4 cloves garlic chopped<p>4 kaffir lime leaves, chopped<p>2 tablespoons chopped peeled ginger<p>2 red Thai …

Cloud of Breathable Cocktail Can Make You Drunk just by Breathing

Photo: Ann Charlott Ommedal<p>Food adventurists Sam Bompas and Harry Parr of Bompas & Parr (previously on Neatorama) mashed up meteorology and mixology …

Alcohol

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

From wild camping to festivals: have a sustainable student summer

Summer’s here and there’s lots of good, clean fun to be had, without the need to take short-haul flights or use disposable barbecues<p>The exams are done, new Glastonbury 2015 photos are still making the occasional appearance on your Facebook feed and the streets are lined with pale, knobbly knees …

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

8 incredible travel destinations inspired by adventure novels

An engaged reader is one whose mind wanders to faraway lands when turning a page. An inspired reader is one whose life changes after shutting the …

8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier. Here are …

25 remote islands you should visit in your lifetime

But it's hard to relax when you're surrounded by thousands of other tourists. So instead of visiting a well-known island, try something a little more remote.<p>We've compiled a list of 25 out-of-the-way islands that are perfect for travelers seeking a peaceful trip.<p>From a sleepy village in Belize to a …

17 Places You Have To See Before You Die

Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert

They are often portrayed on screen as little green men with elongated limbs and saucer-like eyes.<p>From E.T to the X-Files, aliens from outer space …

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

1. Toronto<p>The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, clean-cut New York, Toronto has its skyscrapers downtown, glitzy shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts in Queen Street West. It …