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The best travel hairdryers | Sali Hughes

Travel hairdryers have historically been so useless that I’d all but given up on them. Instead of sacrificing suitcase space for a rattling, overheating, noisy dryer, I’ve more often made “undone” my default holiday hairstyle (<b>Bumble and</b> <b>bumble’s Don’t Blow It</b> air dry styler, £12 for 60ml, makes it …

Watch the Moon Tango with Bright Aldebaran — For the Last Time Until 2033

For the past few years, the moon has been crossing paths with one of the brightest stars in the sky, causing a stellar eclipse, or occultation. On …

See it! Young moon and Venus

Over several days this weekend, the moon swept near the brightest planet, Venus, in the west after sunset. Thanks to all who contributed photos! …

Beat the heat with summer’s hottest sunglasses and our top picks from the high street

The sun is shining – and you will be too in our selection of summer’s hottest shades.<p>Our high-street favourites have smashed it once again, with …

The darkest day of the year is almost here — here are science-backed ways to fight winter blues

The idea that our mood might darken in the dark winter days has been around for millennia.<p>The coldest months of the year were a terrible time for the Greek Gods: Persephone was banished to the underworld every winter, while Boreas ushered in the cool winter winds and his nasty temper. Later, …

Mayo Clinic

This Macaroni Coleslaw Salad Is the Ultimate Cookout Side Dish

When tasked with bringing a dish to a cookout or party (like, say, for Labor Day), there are a couple classics that probably pop into your mind — …

Cooking

20 years ago, a psychedelic kids’ show blew babies’ minds

<i>With more than 5.4 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute or adding</i> …

Burger King

Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible'

As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left<p>Qichen Zhang couldn’t believe what she was hearing. The technical specialist was in the middle of the office at Google when a white male colleague began …

5 Budget-Friendly Lunch Recipes to Try This Week

One of the best reasons to pack your own lunch is that it's much easier on your wallet than running out to your favorite fast-casual spot every day …

Healthy Eating

Fresh Mint Cheesecake

Step 1<p>Candy The Mint<p>Brush the mint leaves with a very thin layer of egg white, then coat in the sugar (if the sugar dissolves there is too much egg …

How Matisse's Most Treasured Possessions Inspired His Art

The objects with which we surround ourselves articulate our lives, our interests, our desires; often our hopes and our fears. An artist’s studio …

11 Best Cities to Explore on Foot

A great way to explore a new city is on foot – to soak in the sounds, aromas and all the little details that make a place unique. Whether you’re on a …

A perfectly-timed photo of the space station and the moon puts human achievements in perspective

The International Space Station is the size of a football field. But a stunning image by Spanish photographer Dani Caxete shows it as a tiny figure dwarfed by the moon—a jaw-dropping reminder of the magnificence of nature, and the persistence of human achievement.<p>The image is on the shortlist for …

Astronomy

Meteor shower season is here and this is the weekend to watch

The fantastic Perseid meteor shower peaks in August, but a bright full moon on August 7 this year means late July is the time to watch for the famous "shooting stars."<p>If you head outside at night over the next few days to try to catch them, you'll also benefit from the overlap of two other meteor …

Chinese scientists beat Europe in creating the biggest virtual universe with the world's fastest computer

Experts said that China was learning to take full advantage of its raw calculation power, which had outpaced other nations in recent years, and recreating the universe was just the first step.<p>Researchers hope that within three years the country will be leading the way in making new findings about …

Particles

You Have to Make This Fast & Fancy Cherry Dessert

Pies and cobblers, crisps and clafouti are all fine desserts, but when ruby red cherries are in their prime, there's a fast and fancy dessert that …

21 Pretty Summer Dresses That You Can Wear All Day Long This Summer Without Changing

Pretty summer dresses have always been a seasonal staple, but this year there seem to be more options than ever that will look chic all day. Whether you're sitting at a café in Paris, on a hammock in Tulum or are running errands at home, a playful summer dress is the perfect look for any occasion …

Clothing

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Easy Pizza Recipes Under 400 Calories

Pizza often gets labeled as junk food, but the right slice can be filled with antioxidants, fiber, and calcium. Our 15 light pizzas include classic …

The Fascinating Photographic Process That Makes Changes In the Air Visible to the Naked Eye

In a fascinating episode of Veritasium, host Derek Muller explains the science behind Schlieren imaging, the specific process by which those things …

11 reasons why a trip on the Canal du Midi is one of the world's great journeys

5. Attention!

Earth - How the Universe can expand if there is no extra space

The Universe can expand without there being anything outside it for it to expand into, says science writer and astrophysicist Adam Becker. He explains this mind-bending idea to BBC Earth's Michael Marshall and Melissa Hogenboom, with help from the animators at <b>Pomona Pictures</b>.<p><i>Join over six million</i> …

How Life (and Death) Spring From Disorder

What’s the difference between physics and biology? Take a golf ball and a cannonball and drop them off the Tower of Pisa. The laws of physics allow …

High art? Delta Airlines invites artists to decorate in-flight trays

Passengers on one of the airline’s aircraft are in for a colourful surprise when they pull down their tray tables<p>On flights, the space between your seat and the one in front of it contains little of interest. On one aircraft, however, rather than staring blankly at the health and safety …