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'Lack of representation in parliament is concerning': Sikhs on living in the UK

We asked you to share your experiences of being a British Sikh. Here’s what some of you said<p>Almost one in five Sikhs has experienced discrimination in a public place over the last year, according to the UK Sikh Survey 2016.<p>The Sikh Federation, who published the survey, said British Sikhs have been …

Religion

Portugal food: A guide to Europe's best-kept secret | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Portuguese cuisine rarely travels well. The cooking of mainland Europe's westernmost country is deeply rooted in the freshest local ingredients.<p>Superlative seafood, sun-ripened fruit, lamb raised on flower-speckled meadows, free-range pigs gorging on acorns beneath oak forests. Without …

European Travel

A Russian Firm's Anticipated $4 Billion Order May Keep the Boeing 747 Alive

Boeing Co. is nearing a $4 billion deal with Russia’s largest air-freight company that would help extend the life of the iconic, hump-nosed 747 jumbo …

Would you set sail on Titanic II?

As sequels go Titanic II seems a hard sell, yet the full-size replica may yet venture forth, from Jiangsu to Dubai. Plus, more quirky stories and great photography<p><b>When you’re a billionaire</b>, you can pretty much do whatever the damn hell you want. For Aussie moneyman Clive Palmer, this means building …

Titanic

32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

New year, new TBR pile.<p>Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial …

Jihad and Racism Without Borders

The terrorist attacks continue relentlessly in quick succession. Blood has been spilled on the streets of Algiers, Cairo, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Tunis, Islamabad, Baghdad, Bali, Bombay, New York, London, Paris and San Bernardino. For decades only Muslim countries were targeted. Jihadi violence -- once …

42 Book Lovers' Gift Ideas For Women Who Can't Stop Reading

I like big books and I cannot lie.<p>Nora Ephron once wrote, "Reading is bliss." That couldn't be more true as December ushers in cozy winter nights spent curled up with a good book.<p>In honor of the holiday season, we've rounded up some of the standouts in the world of literary swag.<p>Without further …

Books

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

Watch as a Vintage Fujica ST 705 is Disassembled and Neatly Framed

“How do you give a second life to an old film camera?,” asks the French ad agency Maison Carnot. They had an old and non-functional Fujica ST 705 …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Creative Writing

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …