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Stop Everything: An Acne Vaccine Is on Its Way

We totally understand that on days when you have a major breakout, it feels like you're alone in a troubling saga where the whole world is staring at …

How to Make Perfect Banana Bread

Check out a step-by-step how-to for perfect banana bread from the experts in Food Network Kitchens.<p>The Finished Product<p>Follow our step-by-step how-to …

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

<b>Eating loads of fruit and vegetables - 10 portions a day - may give us longer lives, say researchers.</b><p>The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year.<p>The team also identified specific fruit and veg that reduced the risk of …

Public Health England

Basic Active Learning Strategies

Engaging students in individual or small group activities–pairs or trios especially–is a low-risk strategy that ensures the participation of all. The …

How To Make French Toast: The Video

<b>Dry out the bread:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 285°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Place a wire rack on …

Breakfast

The Government is championing new university providers - but where's the evidence to prove they're fit for purpose?

Why are Government apologists so assiduously peddling the story that universities are ganging up on the alternative providers waiting to join them in offering degrees? They are saying it more and more insistently as the Higher Education and Research Bill tries to make its way through the House of …

Chicken With Chestnuts And Mushrooms

You can almost smell the autumn bonfires in this quick-to-cook casserole. Try it with buttery mashed potato or spoon it over a pillowy mound of soft …

Italian Food

Magically Moist Apple Cake with Butter Rum Raisin Glaze

GET READY TO BRING THIS MAGICAL APPLE CAKE RECIPE TO LIFE IN YOUR KITCHEN Move over every apple cake recipe you’ve ever made because there’s a new …

Dessert

Nigel Slater’s new potato recipes

There has long been the question of whether it is better to boil or to steam new potatoes. I have listened to all the arguments. My conclusion is that it matters not one jot. Mash is another matter, and I’d certainly steam a potato if I need a dry-textured spud to pat into gnocchi. But a tiny …

Tomatoes

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

Breakfast

Why dieting for just one day -- or just one meal -- changes everything

Your health should be a priority every day of the week, but that's easier said than done.<p>Inspired by Meatless Mondays, the nationwide push for (very) part-time vegetarianism, we asked three Los Angeles-area nutritionists to share their suggestions about what to quit — or take up –— once a …

Hasselback Potatoes

Step 1<p>Preheat The Oven<p>Preheat the oven to 190ºC.<p>Step 2<p>Stuff The Potato<p>Slice the potatoes into 5mm slices, almost down to the bottom so that they are …

Chocolate and peanut butter microwave mug cake recipe

In this Telegraph video series, we show you how to make a range of delicious cakes for one, made in a mug in just minutes in the microwave.<p>This week, learn how to make an indulgent, gooey peanut butter and chocolate cake.<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>30g Butter<br>• 30g Dark Chocolate<br>• 5 tbsp plain flour<br>• 1 Egg<br>• 1 tbsp …

These 10 Superfoods Can Help Balance Your Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high …

Wellness

Microsoft has created Star Wars-style holographic communication

Microsoft knows how to make a cool demo<p>Microsoft sure seems to be having a ton of fun with HoloLens while the rest of us wait for it to stop being a research project and become a real thing that we can purchase and use. But in the meanwhile, those research projects are bonkers. The latest is called …

Augmented Reality

Planning a baby? New research shows why dad's health habits are important, too

Women who want to have a baby are well aware of how their lifestyle and daily habits can affect their chances of becoming pregnant and having a healthy baby. There's now a growing body of evidence showing men's behavior before pregnancy may also be important.<p>A new report linking caffeine …

Research

Rethinking ink: How tattoos lost their cool

In a previous life, at drama school, it was drummed into me never to get a tattoo. The rationale? However Streep-esque my audition may be, a tattoo would not only distract the director, it would present them with the problem of covering the damned thing up.<p>This was during the ’90s when tattoos were …

Body Art

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Employee Engagement

Why top scientists are so worried about intelligent machines

The world's spookiest philosopher is Nick Bostrom, a thin, soft-spoken Swede. Of all the people worried about runaway artificial intelligence, killer …

10 Male Models to Watch This Season

With the Fall 2016 men's shows kicking off this weekend in London, here are 10 male models to watch this season.

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

Nutrition

12 Must Have Apps for 1:1 Android Classrooms

November 24, 2015<br>A few days ago, we shared a list of some very good apps to use in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Shortly after the posting of that list we …

Education Technology

2-ingredient quick microwave chocolate pudding

SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g chocolate, 70 per cent cocoa, roughly chopped<br>• 2 eggs, beaten<p>METHOD<p>Place chocolate in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds then take the bowl out and give it a shimmy to help the chocolate melt. Heat again for about 20 seconds at a time, taking the bowl out each time …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Don’t Like Water? This Cup Tricks Your Brain Into Tasting A Sugary Drink

The Right Cup could be a genius way to beat your soda addiction.<p>The Right Cup looks too good to be true. It’s a cup that wafts flavor aromas into your nose as you drink plain water, fooling you into thinking you’re actually downing a sugary beverage.<p>The design is dead simple. It’s a plastic cup …

How a cup of coffee affects your body from the first sip

Britons guzzle 70 million cups of coffee each day but few of us realise the extent to which our morning brew affects our bodies from the first sip. Recent research has revealed that a late night shot slows down our internal body clock and stops us sleeping – but it does a whole lot more than have …

4 Tips for Posing Subjects by Wedding Photographer Lexia Frank

Earlier this year, wedding photographer Lexia Frank published a series of 4 short videos that teach how to properly pose models in order to minimize …

Sleep May Be One of Our Most Powerful 'Antibiotics'

The precise role of sleep in animals, including humans, remains unknown. As children, our parents shout at us to get more sleep. As parents, we often find ourselves complaining we don't get enough sleep. And yet, the precise function of sleep remains undetermined, and much of our perception of the …