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Apple detox: Switching from an iPhone to an Android device without missing a beat

So you’ve decided that maybe the grass is greener on the other side, and you’re all set to make the trip across the Android bridge. In this guide, …

Android News

15 Genius Home Decor Tricks That Experts Want You To Know

Smart ideas from Nate Berkus, Emily Henderson, and four other home experts.

Home Decorating

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

How to Fit Two Weeks' Worth of Clothes in a Carry-On and Other Travel Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

East Africa

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Books

Blueberry pie porridge

You can replace the amaranth with more oats, millet or quinoa flakes – remember that these will cook quicker.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 handfuls amaranth<br>• 2 handfuls oats<br>• 500ml milk of your choice (I use coconut milk)<br>• 200g blueberries<br>• 1 tbsp maple syrup<br>• 1 tsp ground cinnamon<br>• Juice of ½ lemon<p>METHOD<p>Put the …

Breakfast

What to plant in your garden: a year-round guide

<b>It's not impossible to achieve a beautiful, colourful garden all year round – all it requires is a little bit of planning.</b><p>While maintaining a …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Calming paint shades that help reduce stress

<b>For Stress Awareness Month we asked the experts to tell us the top calming paint shades for the home to help reduce stress and anxiety.</b><p>'We all have …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

24 Brilliant Books You Must Read This Autumn

Recommended reading in October and November. UK release dates.

Books

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Online

23 Thai dishes you can make at home

1 /23: Shrimp pad thai<p>1/23 :Shrimp pad thai<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This popular stir-fried noodle dish is a favorite for a reason. Try it for yourself.<p>2 /23: …

Thai Shrimp Stir-fry with Tomatoes and Basil

When we buy basil for a dish we usually get the ones in the pot but sometimes those ones is quite too much for cooking just one dish hence we always …

Food

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

Life after 7 July attacks: survivors tell their stories

Martine Wright: on the Circle line between Liverpool Street and Aldgate<p>My last working memory before 7/7 was jumping up and down in the office in front of a big screen. On 6 July, London had won its bid to host the Olympics and we went out to celebrate. The next day I was late; I’d hit the snooze …

Foreign Policy

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

Roasted Veggie Chips

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.<p>2. Thinly slice the vegetables to about ⅛ inch thick (as thin as you can). …

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Less than 30 minutes<p>4<p>Heat oven to 450 degrees and line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.<br>• Place chickpeas, oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl and …

9 Timeless Transitional Pieces That Every Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

These early days of spring are some of the most unpredictable when it comes to the weather forecast—and, thus, your outfits can be equally …

Why I Always Get Dressed "Shoes First"

Style starts from the ground up.<p>When I think about what to wear in the morning, I don't go first to the dress. I start with the shoes.<p>Crazy? Maybe. But to me, it's the best place to start if you want to feel confident all day long. Whether you choose to show your ladylike prowess in pointed-toe …

How to Dress Your Age for Spring 2015

Lisa Armstrong on what to hold on to and what to let go.<p>Recently, something I'd been dreading for years happened: I gave my 21-year-old daughter my black leather J Brand skinnies. For good.<p>This startlingly philanthropic gesture came about after something that should have been even more traumatic …

8 Real Women on How Their Body Image Affects Their Style

The relationship between body image and style is a complicated one that’s not always pretty. Women today are so bombarded with a strict set of …

What to Wear With Black Pants: 3 Outfit Ideas

As we all know, black pants are a staple that every woman should have in her closet. But if you wear them at least once a week, coming up with fresh and chic outfit ideas can be a daunting task. That's why after spotting three outfits ideas on <i>Brooklyn Blonde</i>, I knew I had to share them with …

Step Up Your Style: Make Your Workplace Wardrobe Convey Confidence

Here's how to ensure you'll stand out in the office crowd.<p>Every workplace has its own dress code, but you can still express your personal style while working within those pre-established fashion parameters. The key? Finding clever ways to infuse that big personality of yours into your office looks …

10 Style Tips to Look Instantly Slimmer

8 Math Tricks That Just Make Your Outfit Work

One of the reasons fashion is our thing — and your thing, too, we bet — is that there are no rules. Beyond ones that keep you from getting arrested …

Fashionable, Affordable Shirt Line Helps Eliminate The Whole 'I Have Nothing To Wear' Problem

<i>Who's the next great fashion designer? We're on the lookout for the lesser known or up-and-comers who are creating collections and careers that are worthy of some praise... and closet space. While they aren't household names yet, we're so impressed with their skills that we're betting they will be</i> …

How to Wear Summer Prints to Work

Florals, gingham and polka dots aren't exactly what you think of when it comes to getting dressed for work in the spring and summertime. But we say there's no reason to reserve these fantastic prints for the weekend.<p>Dressing in prints is all about balance and working within a color family to make …

#TheLIST: Model Off-Duty Outfits To Try This Winter

Because aren't we all basically models off-duty?<p>Whether you need some inspiration for layering your coat or a fresh batch of weekend outfit ideas, look no further than these models who dress just as well off the runway. From Bella and Gigi to Kaia and Ashley, get inspired by these winter-ready …

Clothing