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Want to Feel Good About How You Spend? Start With Your Clothes.

These sustainable, ethical brands are here to make things easier—and better for the earth.<p>Being good to the earth is complicated. There's no doubt many human practices are destructive; and for a long time, fashion has been one of the worst perpetrators. From forced labor to polluting water sources, …

SZ International — "We Have a Year to Defend American Democracy,...

<b>Can we compare the era Donald Trump with the 1930s? Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, talks about the lessons of history und</b> …

How to Build an Autocracy

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本<p>It’s 2021, and President Donald Trump will shortly be sworn in for his second term. The 45th president has visibly aged over the past four years. …

'These times are not business as usual. Wishing you the best in a troubled world'

Well before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, I sent a holiday greeting to my friends that read: "These times are not business as usual. Wishing you the best in a troubled world." Now I feel the need to share this message with the rest of the world.<p>But before I do, I must …

One of the top strategists in the world explains the wave of populism that's sweeping the globe and the role technology has played

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about Donald Trump and the wave of populism that's spreading around the world and what role technology has played.<p>This is part one of a series.<p><i>This interview was lightly edited</i> …

A Data Team Tied To Trump's Campaign Has A Pretty Unusual Past

SCL Group’s CEO, Nigel Oakes, once said he used “the same techniques as Aristotle and Hitler. … We appeal to people on an emotional level to get them to agree on a functional level."<p>A data company tied to President Donald Trump’s campaign once pushed to suppress voter turnout in an overseas …

The one mistake everyone makes when trying to clear space on their iPhone

It's extremely easy to fill up your iPhone's storage space — especially since Apple's base iPhone model only has 32 GBs of space. In an attempt to free up space, many people turn to deleting unneeded photos or videos. Doing this, however, won't actually free up any space because there's one extra …

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

<b>Had enough of Facebook? Here's how to permanently remove your profile from the social network</b><p>Facebook can be a great tool for staying in touch with friends and family but, for some people, the constant bombardment of updates, messages, likes, pokes and advertisements can all become a bit …

Berry and mascarpone tarts recipe

MAKES<p>12 tarts<p>INGREDIENTS<p>For the pastry<p>500g plain flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 250g softened butter, cubed<br>• 150g icing sugar, sifted<br>• 4 egg yolks<br>• 50ml water<p>For the filling<p>300g mascarpone<br>• 120ml double cream<br>• 50g caster sugar<br>• 1 vanilla pod, slit lengthways and seeds scraped out<br>• 2 small punnets of …

BERNSTEIN: China's insane spending on robotics is fundamentally changing capitalism

That may not sound seismic. After all, the industrial revolution happened hundreds of years ago and manufacturing jobs have been the minority of all jobs in the West for decades. But Bernstein is arguing that the nature of capitalism is undergoing a fundamental change.<p>Analysts Michael W. Parker and …

Ken Hom's Chicken fried rice recipe

The best chicken fried rice I have ever had was from a street food stall in China. Instead of tough, over-cooked chicken, with the fried rice as an afterthought, the dish was cooked fresh from scratch. The cooking time was literally minutes and the result was delicious. I have created a version …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

James Martin's baked double chocolate sauce pudding

This is a great pudding to place in the centre of the table for everyone to help themselves.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pudding</b><p>100g melted butter, plus extra for greasing<br>• 3 eggs<br>• 175ml milk<br>• 250g self-raising flour<br>• 50g cocoa powder<br>• 1 tsp baking powder<br>• 150g soft light brown sugar<br>• 100g dark chocolate drops (70% …

The NASA Guide To The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Because pollution is everywhere, this is the NASA Guide To Air-Filtering Houseplants. Was it actually made by NASA? I'm not sure. Maybe it was just …

The perfect dram: how to choose a whisky that's right for you

The whisky refusenik is often a victim of past experience. Perhaps as a first-timer, they were met at the bar by both an overwhelming complexity of flavour in the glass, and the intimidating rhetoric of a more seasoned “expert” whisky drinker next to them.<p>But they are denying themselves a drink …

The Latest School Reform in Finland Introduces a New Way to Look at Subjects

In its latest efforts to keep improving its curriculum and make its pupils more equipped to succeed in the modern world, Finland has rethought the …

Classic Italian meatballs in tomato sauce recipe

This Italian staple, baked polpette al sugo, is ideal with spaghetti, rice or mashed potatoes<p>Baking the meatballs in the oven for 10 minutes is a fairly recent habit to which I am now pretty devoted. The meatballs cook more evenly and don’t break up, are leaner and poach better in the sauce. You …

What Sun Ra's Poetry Can Teach Us About Afrofuturism

"What I would like to see is a scholarly edition of his poems," says the author of a new book on Sun Ra. "I think they're worthy of that treatment..."<p>The Tower of Babel is a biblical myth explaining the formation of Earth's many languages, and it's been explored by artists in many different …

Baked sausages with beans, eggs and feta

This is an easy dish – and looks terrific – but you have the challenge of adjusting the thickness of the sauce by cooking it a little longer (if you need it to be thicker) or adding more water (if you want it thinner). I can’t be specific about it as it depends on the size of the pan you use. …

The 50 Best Indie Rock Albums of the Pacific Northwest

<i>PATH OF NO RESISTANCE</i> <i><br>Pacific Northwest Indie Rock Before and After the Gold Rush</i><p>By Sean Nelson<p>The suckerest bet in the music writing racket is trying to neatly summarize a regional music scene. But due to certain quirks of history and provincial character, it’s actually pretty convenient to talk …

The best places to eat in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

<i>After a long weekend hitting the hotspots in Williamsburg, the man behind hip London restaurants such as Polpo and Spuntino shares his NYC diary and recipes from his new book.</i><p><b>THURSDAY</b> The landing at JFK airport is rough. The pilot throws the plane on to the runway like a sack of spuds on a …

From the Beach to the Mountains, 9 of California's Best Camping Destinations

<b>Kelso Dunes</b><br>If you’re cool with pit toilets, have a four-wheel-drive vehicle and have the foresight to bring lots of water, camping at Kelso Dunes is …

National Parks

Formally neutral country aims to have defense cooperation agreement, involving joint military training and information sharing, complete before US election<p>Finland says it is close to concluding a defence cooperation agreement with the US, the latest in a series of steps the formally neutral Nordic …

Roast yogurt-marinated chicken recipe

A golden roast spatchcocked chicken, served with coriander, red onion and pomegranate salad<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1.6kg (3lb 8oz) chicken<br>250ml (9fl oz) plain natural yogurt<br>juice of ½ lemon<br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>4 garlic cloves, crushed<br>1 tsp ground cayenne<p><b>for the dressing</b><br>1 small garlic clove, crushed<br>1 red …

How to make chocolate spread

With only four ingredients, this spread is simple to whip up and keep in your fridge<p>MAKES<p>1 jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>142g chocolate, chopped<br>• 166g double cream<br>• 47g sugar<br>• 2g salt<p>METHOD<p>Bring the double cream, sugar and salt to a boil. Pour over the chopped chocolate; whisk until smooth.<p>Emulsify with a hand …

Shakshuka

Cropping up a lot on café brunch menus in the last year or two, this Middle Eastern egg dish is equally worthy of a place in your kitchen on a weekday evening. The eggs are gently poached in a rich and smoky tomato sauce with plenty of herbs and spices.<p>It’s a perfect sharing dish. Serve it at the …

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Podcast picks: 7 shows to get you through a 4th of July road trip

When the summer playlist ends, the best way to melt away chunks of long summer drives is to throw on a podcast. Whether you’re a regular listener or a podcast newbie, here are a few to try or catch up on during those highway treks.<p><i>Embedded</i><p><b>Episode: "The House"</b><p>One of NPR’s newest podcasts, Embedded<i>,</i> …

NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (So Far)

Do we even need July through December? For a year just reaching its midpoint, 2016 has already been the most. Heartbreaking, surprising, idiotic, ecstatic, life-giving, exhausting. With apologies to whatever happened in the first week of January, the wild mood swings of the last six months started …

The 10 Best Restaurants In Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi is a resort town in Italy on the coast of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Known for their local products like fresh caught seafood, hand …

13 Lemonade Recipes You Need to Try This Weekend