Molly Allison

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Beyond Monopoly: the board games to play this Christmas

Leave the old property game in the cupboard where it belongs, with options from a lighthearted matching game to saving humanity from a deadly pandemic<p>Christmas is here! And so too is the time of year when families across the nation drag out their one dusty copy of Monopoly, play it for half an hour …

Cat-Opoly is like Monopoly, but better because you buy cats instead of houses

Someone out there has thought: ‘You know what Monopoly could do with more of? Cats.’<p>Sure, in 2013 they replaced the classic iron piece with a …

Risk Is Getting a Complete Makeover in 2016

In the board game world, Monopoly has undergone more facelifts over the past few decades than an aging movie star. But now, after going mostly …

The British bakery that's big in Japan

From Victoria sponges to lemon drizzle cake, Tokyo residents can't get enough of the products baked by an expat from Stockport<p>It’s Saturday morning in the upmarket Tokyo district of Azabu. Five minutes’ walk from Azabu Juban station, under a cast iron sign of a Battenberg cake, a long queue is …

18 Noodle Soup Recipes to Make You Temporarily Forget About Ramen

Ramen, the Japanese noodle soup that has swept the nation, isn’t going away any time soon. And we don’t want it to! But there are some seriously tasty noodle soups out there that aren’t getting their fair share of the spotlight. Let’s remedy that. From China to Thailand to Vietnam, here are the …

These Are the Foods That You Should Refrigerate

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate, that is the question.<p>Okay, so maybe Hamlet didn’t say those exact words, but it’s certainly a topic many have …

Recipes

3 Sublime Soups to Warm You Up This Fall

There is nothing like a satisfying bowl of steaming soup once the weather begins to turn cooler. Paired with a salad, grilled cheese, or crusty bread, a pot of soup is one of our favorite meals to serve. These three are easy to make, full-bodied, and delicious. Here is comfort food that everyone …

Are Humans REALLY That Smart? A new book says it’s complicated.

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Contrary to popular opinion, humans really aren’t that smart. We are lousy at statistics, tend to …

University of British Columbia

How fear of the undead led to vampire burials of the sick, murdered and those 'born with a sign of the beast'

In medieval and post-medieval Europe, people believed the dead could rise from their graves so they took measures to prevent this from happening. …

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

This Tri-Tower Hydroponic Grow Box lets you have a garden anywhere

In crowded city areas, it’s pretty difficult to know where your produce is coming from. Unless you’re buying from an organic hippie-type place, most …

With Lite Brite and Netflix, Best Western's GLō is Gunning for Millennials

Best Western’s blue and yellow crest is familiar to anyone who’s ever driven on a highway. Now, the brand is going through some changes. In addition …

Binge-Watching

LDF15: At Home in London

Home London kicked off the design festivities early, sneaking in just before the London Design Festival officially opened its doors. The biannual …

Ceramics

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Country Hopping Couple

14 Things Set to Impact Tourism to Switzerland

<i>Photo courtesy of Switzerland Tourism</i><p>Switzerland Tourism is holding its 18th Swiss Travel Mart in Zermatt this week, the first time the event has …

Get Better Customer Insights: How Anthropology Can Guide Product Design

"<i>The kitchen of the future</i>" has been a buzzword for decades.In 1956, General Motors debuted the "Kitchen of Tomorrow," both as product placement and …

Earthquakes and tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest: Native American myths and geoscience.

<i>This article is from</i> Hakai <i>magazine</i><i>, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems.</i><p>In the year 1700, on Jan. 26 at 9 at night, …

Geology

Latest Movie Features | Best & Worst Lists | Spoilers - Empire

2 May 2018The Best Star Wars Gifts And Merchandise<p>There’s never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan — the Skywalker saga ...<p>25 Apr 2018The 50 …

Is the 'Y:Cube' the Solution to the UK's Housing Crisis?

The YMCA has opened the doors on its new housing initiative – but could it be more than just a temporary measure?<p>London's bloated housing market might be making life difficult for some of its young, but it's undoubtedly – and shamefully – failing its young poor. For the destitute and vulnerable, …

9 US habits I lost in London

1. Asking to split the check.<p>While some kind servers will split the check, most of the time it seems like a big dramatic no-no. I quickly realized …

The London Underground Finally Publishes A Geographically Accurate Tube Map

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Request, Tube-goers will finally have an alternative to Henry Beck’s classic metro diagram.<p>Colorfully laid out according to the clean, minimalist principles of electric diagrams, Henry Beck’s map for the London Underground is unquestionably a design classic; one …

England

10 Audaciously Modern Japanese Houses

A new book from Phaidon chronicles the unconventional style of Japanese residential design.<p>There’s a surfeit of unorthodox, wildly creative Japanese houses out there, and 400 of them are packed into <i>Jutaku: Japanese Houses</i>, a new tome from Phaidon.<p>Writer Naomi Pollock wondered, “why do houses in …

Architecture

Review: A History Of The Unmarried By Stephen S. Mills

<i>Image Courtesy of Sibling Rivalry Press</i><p>Given that gay marriage has dominated the American political landscape for far too long, it should come as no surprise that somebody has written a book of poems about it all. But <i>A History Of The Unmarried</i> by Stephen S. Mills is not just another book of poetry …

This Engagement Shoot Recreates the Opening Scene of ‘101 Dalmatians’

A couple in Chicago recently posed for an adorable engagement photo shoot in which they recreated the opening love scene from the 1961 Disney movie …

Never Get Lost Again With This Basic Trick

Some people are born with a sense of direction and some aren't. I just happen to be born with an excellent one, even if I don't know where most countries are on the map.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes, it fails me too. But I always grab the hostel's or hotel's business card …

The ONE Thing You Must Do In A Swimsuit In Each U.S. State

Fifty-one tricks to a truly endless summer around the country.<p>If you could tell visitors to do ONE thing in your state, what would it be?<p>We asked a handful of Huffington Post editors and our Facebook friends for the all-time best activity to do in each state. The only rule? The activity must …

10 New Restaurants Heating Up London’s Dining Scene

There has been a line snaking through Soho since Bao opened in March. Perhaps more a lunch spot than dinner, the name comes from the Korean word for …

England