Pip Polanczuk-Jones

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Make These Black Eyed Peas With Kale and Andouille for a Simple One-Pot Dinner

This isn't the first kale, black-eyed pea, and sausage soup I've made, and it probably won't be the last. The ingredients are custom-made for each other, both from a flavor and from a nutritional standpoint. This one, made with smoky andouille sausage and pork belly with tender beans and braised …

51 Ways to Cook Root Veggies

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Good Housekeeping readers' favourites: Toad-in-the-hole with onion gravy recipe

The Good Housekeeping Institute reveal their readers' favourite recipes<p><b>Toad-in-the-hole with onion gravy</b> <b><br>serves 4</b><p>Use your favourite sausages in this classic dish. Adding sparkling water to the mixture creates a lighter batter.<p>Hands-on time: 20 minutes.<br>Cooking time: about an hour.<p>8 good-quality pork …

International Velvet

They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted bands …

Scientists Find Remnants of One of Universe's Oldest Stars—And It's Huge

The earliest stars may have been several hundred times as massive as the sun.<p>After digging around in the light from an old, orange star, astronomers have found possible remnants of one of the universe's first stars: a giant that may have been more than 140 times as massive as the sun.<p>The finding, …

Has the Atlantic Ocean Stalled Global Warming?

New research suggests that heat trapped by atmospheric greenhouse gases is getting buried in the Atlantic.<p>Temperatures at Earth's surface aren't rising as fast as they did in the 1990s, even though the amount of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continues to increase steadily. This …

Are You Kidding? Larger Tanks Won’t Cut it for Killer Whales

Changing Planet<p><b>Once again Sea World is missing the point. The aquatic entertainment enterprise just doesn’t seem to give up despite documentaries like Blackfish and a growing public awareness that keeping cetaceans in captivity is cruel and morally wrong. Even Wall Street is turning its back on the</b> …

Extreme Britain

<b>Sunniest place</b> <br>The retirees have it right. Eastbourne, the seaside resort in East Sussex, holds the record for the most hours of sunshine recorded in a month, according to Met Office statistics. In July 1911, the town basked in 383.9 hours of it. Sophie Campbell, Telegraph Travel’s Heritage …

Indian Tiger Killed by Rangers

Forest rangers in the Indian state of Maharashtra say they shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people since March. Three teams of officials organized on Tuesday evening to track the endangered animal through a forest in Chandrapur.<p>"The growing incidents of man-animal conflict in the area …

Ask Your Weird Animal Questions: Pterosaurs vs. Dinosaurs, Spider Venom, and a Wasp’s “Drill Bit”

Wildlife<p>An illustration of the giant teratorn <i>(Argentavis magnificens),</i> an extinct species believed to be the largest flying bird that ever lived. Illustration by Jaime Chirinos, Science Photo Library/Corbis<p><i>I thought Quetzalcoatlus is the biggest pterosaur or flying dino? —Vince</i><p>This is a great …

10 free things to do in London

Exploring the sights of London can come at a cost – but it's not all bad news for budget travellers. In fact, London excels in offering free …

The School Gate Survival Guide, By Kerry Fisher, Read by Sally Orrock

This is the Water by Yannick Murphy, review: 'mannered but addictive'

An upmarket thriller triumphs over its stylistic tic<p>You open This Is the Water, Yannick Murphy’s upmarket <b>thriller</b>, and you discover it is mostly written in the second-person present tense. You wonder whether Murphy’s stylistic tics (14 sentences in a row beginning “You realise…” and so on) are …

Required Reading: 10 Books We Read For Class That Will Change Your Life

No summer, no matter how sunny and fun-filled, can last forever, as kids must painfully remember every year with the return of back-to-school shopping and early-morning alarms. Now that back-to-school season has rolled around once again, kids everywhere are engaging in a time-honored ritual: …

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Want to try LeBron James' Paleo diet? 3 things we get wrong about carbs

Carbs are not the enemy. Since NBA star LeBron James posted an Instagram picture of his slimmer physique recently the sports world and beyond have been buzzing about his low-carb diet.<p>A report in the Wall Street Journal claims the 6' 8" James became noticeably leaner after following Heat guard Ray …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

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