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10 Books to Read if You Loved The Crown

So you binge watched Netflix’s <i>The Crown</i> and now you’re at a loss, wanting to know more about the Queen’s palace, state dinners, the royal marriage …

Prince Philip

Buttermilk Chocolate Dream Cake (The Best Recipe!)

This buttermilk chocolate dream cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Rich, moist, and very delicious – if you adore chocolate like I do then this …

Dessert

What To Read When You Don’t Know What To Read

There are days when you need a book, and you don’t what that book should be. You recognise the need <i>to</i> read, more than anything; that sort of …

Books

5 Gripping Memoirs Under 300 Pages To Read In One Weekend

The book world has been abuzz this week with talk of former FBI director James Comey's new memoir, <i>A Higher Loyalty</i>, which even had nonfiction haters …

Books

Relax: Here's 30 Cool Photography Links That Will Go Nicely With a Coffee

As contemporary photographers and authors work in our modern world, they are publishing some of the greatest images and articles in the field of …

Photography

6 Savory Scone Recipes That Show Up Classic Scones in Every Way

Many of us have experienced an afternoon tea, proudly plowing through a plate of sweet scones — but have you tried savory scones? From the delicious additions of bacon, blue cheese, and black pepper to the omelet-scone hybrid, these bakes certainly know how to wear the term savory — and you need to …

Breakfast

100 Layer Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

In a large bowl, cream together butter and both sugars on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.<p>Beat in egg yolks and mix until …

Dessert

27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Healthy Eating

Enjoy Paris Without Letting Language Get in the Way

Travelers headed to a destination where they don’t know the language can often have a hard time feeling plugged into the local scene. Communicating with locals can be a challenge, and so can finding insider information like that off-the-beaten restaurant that serves the tastiest food in town.<p>In …

France

11 Novels About Angry Women Who Don't Deserve To Be Called "Unlikeable"

Called shrill, hysterical, alienating, emotional, irrational, crazy, unhinged — angry women are unwelcome in life and in literature. If young women …

Books

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

Johann Hari recommends 4 books on the state of mental health in America

The author of a new book on depression appeared on The Ezra Klein Show to discuss how society is keeping us from being happy.<p>For a conversation about depression, this week’s episode of <i>The Ezra Klein Show</i> is a joy to listen to. Guest Johann Hari, author of the new book<i>Lost Connections: Uncovering</i> …

Books

Joseph Lister and the grim reality of Victorian surgery

Anyone who went under the knife in the Victorian era knew there was more chance of meeting a grisly end than survival, but in her new book, Lindsey …

Books

How to Make Rocky Road Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

Our three best tips for making creamy no-churn ice cream.<p>If you're looking to make homemade ice cream but don't have an ice cream maker, don't worry. …

Dessert

'Less' By Andrew Sean Greer Just Won The Pulitzer Prize For Fiction, And It's A Surprise Choice

For bibliophiles everywhere, the day the Pulitzer Prize winners are announced is akin to the excitement film-lovers have over the Oscars Best Picture …

Books

Magical Egg Salad Recipe

"Creamy egg salad with a little tang."<p>Ingredients<p>5 eggs<p>3 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish<p>1 teaspoon …

Eggs
Italy

Hidden Gems: India’s Better Kept Travel Secrets

Submerged chapels and unexplored caves—there’s plenty to discover, if you know where to look.<p>In a country as vast, geographically diverse, and …

Not Just a Souvenir: The Untold Story of Turkey’s Iznik Tiles

Detailed, colorful Iznik ceramics are a popular Turkish souvenir. So much so that mass-produced replicas—with printed rather than handmade …

Ceramics

What to see in magnificent Budapest

European Travel

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Many small town in Europe were spared destruction in the wars and still have many impressive historical buildings. Its well worth to venture out of …

European Travel

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

<i>The French Girl</i>, by Lexie Elliott<p>When six friends head for a weeklong getaway in France to celebrate their college graduation, they expect a carefree …

Books

Photography 101: Common mistakes that every beginner photographer makes, and how to avoid them- Technology News, Firstpost

As a <b>photographer</b> it’s easy to overlook things when shooting. Some mistakes are more “on-the-spot” while some are a matter of forgetfulness more than …

Landscape Photography

12 Tips for How to Read as Many Books as Possible

<b>1. Read a thriller. And stay up all night reading it.</b> Why waste time sleeping when you could be reading? I recommend THE DRY by Jane Harper, THE GIRL …

Books

Michelin Announces 2018 Stars for Budapest, Vienna, and More

Michelin, the French tire company that doles out stars to mostly fine-dining restaurants, revealed the selections for its guide to the “Main Cities of Europe” during a ceremony in Budapest, Hungary last week. The 37th edition of the guide covers 36 cities in 20 different countries and includes a …

European Travel

9 Unique Hostels Across Europe You'll Want To Stay At

Check Out Some of the Most Interesting Hostels in Europe. Whether you’re new to the whole “hostel thing” or you’re a veteran of the dorm room, …

European Travel

You Will Be Amazed By These Free Things To Do In Vienna

Vienna is an amazing city. The architecture is as impressive as the city itself. There are many amazing buildings, both historic and modern that will …

European Travel

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

Bill Gates

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books