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Frankenstein-style human head transplant 'could happen in two years'

Italian surgeon claims procedure to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body will soon be ready<p>The first human head transplant could take place in just two years, it was reported on Thursday.<p>Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero, from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, claims the …

10 Snacks You Thought Were Healthy But Aren't

From granola to fat-free cheese, 10 foods you thought were healthy but are actually hurting your diet.<p>Bad news: Drenching your salad in fat-free dressing or eating granola by the handful isn't doing you any favors. The good news? We're here to bust some snacking myths—and provide you with truly …

Nutrition

How to Get Your S*** Together in the Morning: Tips from An Early Bird

Tips for getting your s*** together in the morning, from someone who (kinda) has it down.<p>In every office environment, there's always one: The co-worker who arrives to work obnoxiously chipper and chatty, having successfully put on matching socks, combed her hair, and made (and Instagrammed) both …

Coffee Grinders

19 Banana Recipes for Breakfast and (Mostly) Dessert

Bananas are good for so much more than banana bread (which we also love). Here's what to do with them.<p><b>We love a good banana bread</b>, but sometimes we forget about all the <i>other</i> great recipes derived from this humble fruit. No more. Check out these 19 banana recipes—which run the gamut from breads to …

Breakfast

37 world class walks

Whether you like teetering on mountain ridges or prefer a gentle jaunt along the beach, we’ve found the best wanders the Earth has to offer. Get your …

Hiking

Undiscovered places: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week's winning review</b><p><b>Turkey</b><p>Despite 45 adventurous years in Africa, books have always fuelled my thirst for new experiences. So Fawcett drove me to South America, Berendt to Savannah, Harris to Russia and, this year Nadel’s books lured me to Istanbul. As a senior independent traveller on a …

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Cooking

My Advice to the Guy Who Wrote ‘Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers’

Dear Mr. Kim,<p>I read a blog post of yours titled “Advice to Aspiring Full Time Photographers” reposted on PetaPixel.<p>It’s filled with lots of exciting …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Six of the best hot chocolates for winter

Bonfire night, Christmas Eve... even a chilly afternoon is a good enough excuse to whisk up these wonderful, warming drinks<p>In our search to find the best hot chocolates to suit all tastes, we tried 23 products from supermarkets and online. They ranged from sweet, stir-in chocolate spoons and solid, …

Dessert

20 best slow food recipes: part 3

April Bloomfield’s green pea and ham soup<p>I’ve eaten split pea and ham soup for as long as I can remember. On chilly days when my dad was being stingy with the heat, it especially hit the spot. But this concept is just as good when sugary fresh peas show up at the farmer’s market. Although I must …

Sexual fantasies: romance trumps whips and chains

A new study shows that women and men's favourite sexual fantasies are really rather tame<p>After <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>’s success, you might assume that every consenting adult across the world is fantasising about having sex using whips and handcuffs.<p>But you’d be wrong.<p>Our top sexual fantasies are not …

Sexuality

The Story Behind this Incredible Mountaintop Northern Lights Photograph

Conveying the grandeur of the Aurora Borealis is a serious challenge for a photographer. How are you supposed to capture the splendor of the event, …