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America's Best Pizza Chef Taught Aziz Ansari How to Make Perfect Dough

Chris Bianco shared his tricks.<p>Aziz Ansari learned how to make pasta for Season Two of <i>Master of None</i> in a tiny Italian pasta shop, the same shop the show was shot in, which is about as authentic as you can get. For an encore, he just learned how to make the perfect pizza dough from Chris Bianco, …

Italian Food

The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World by Lizzie Collingham - review

A colourful history of how Britain’s diet drove the rise of its empire sidesteps many unpalatable truths<p>Food history narratives sell only in the tiniest quantities in the UK, so any publisher contemplating such a proposal needs to find a marketing angle, one that resonates with contemporary issues …

Did King Robert Predict Every Stark's Fate in the First Episode of Game of Thrones?

If not, it's a really eerie coincidence.<p>Now, before we get into this, let's just make it clear that this could all be a huge coincidence, one that makes the <i>Game of Thrones</i> writers look very good. It could also be that this is literally nothing but a conspiracy theory cooked up by obsessive fans …

These Sisters on Instagram Look Exactly Like Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner

Seeing as Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner are probably always all over your social media timelines, you'd be forgiven for thinking these photos were just a few more from their Instagram feedss.<p>But actually, you'd be wrong. These pics belong to <i>Keeping Up With The Kardashian</i> lookalike sisters Sonia …

Teenager ‘eaten’ by mystery flesh eating bugs while paddling in the sea

A teenager was left with blood all over his legs after mystery flesh-eating bugs started gnawing away at his ankles.<p>Sam Kanizay, 16, had been playing …

'No, no, no!' – What do top Japanese chefs make of Britain's high-street sushi?

Supermarket sushi sales are booming – even though a new study says Brits have no idea about the fish they are eating. So how authentic are our best-selling convenience brands? We asked two masters of the cuisine to give us their view<p>As the sticker rips on the third of our sushi lunch boxes, chef …

Drinking In LA

Los Angeles can be an intimidating beast to tackle when you first visit, but its gems can be easily uncovered if you know where to look.<p>The …

Parents, social media isn’t turning your kids into robots

Most parents have concerns about their kid’s social media usage, but they shouldn’t worry about their brain cells frying. Under the hoodー kids are using social to better themselves.<p>Kids are running their own profitable slime businesses on Instagram, honing their dancing skills on musical.ly, …

Social Media

Ancient Romans were way better at making concrete

The ocean didn't break it down— it only made it stronger.<p>What have the Romans ever done for us? Yeah, yeah, they gave us sanitation, roads, aqueducts, public order, wine, and education. But then they couldn’t be bothered to write down the recipe for their <i>insanely</i> durable concrete.<p>So here we …

17 One-Bowl Desserts to Make on a Weeknight

If there's one thing I love more than a really good dessert made from scratch, it's a really good dessert I can throw together on a weeknight with no …

Chauffeur-driven cars and 24-hour room service: inside the retirement homes that feel like hotels

A chauffeur-driven BMW sits out front, ready to whisk you to Sloane Street for shopping. A bellhop stands in the lobby to take your bags, before you dig in to supper, ordered through 24-hour room service.<p>It feels like a high-end hotel, with slick interior design that makes it resemble a Soho House …

Housing

Eating cheese does not raise risk of heart attack or stroke, study finds

Consumption of even full-fat dairy products does not increase risk, international team of experts says<p>Consuming cheese, milk and yoghurt – even full-fat versions – does not increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke, according to research that challenges the widely held belief that dairy …

How to Remotely Access and Control Another PC

You can connect to and control another Windows computer through Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection tool.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

20 secret sights in London even the locals don't know about

Chicken Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Add the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sake and sugar to a bowl and whisk to combine. Add the chicken, then stir to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate …

Recipes

Take Better Care of Your Knives with This Sweet Deal on Amazon

I will be the first to admit that I'm a lazy cook. Sure, I went to culinary school and <i>technically</i> know what I need to do to make an extra-fancy meal, …

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken

<b>Pro tip:</b> You can also cover your stovetop around the pot with aluminum foil before frying for an even easier cleanup.<p><b>Salt the chicken:</b> Place the …

Kim Dotcom could be building bitcoin’s killer app

Bitcoin’s price has been soaring, and if entrepreneur and provocateur Kim Dotcom’s latest scheme takes off, it’ll rocket even higher. The founder of Megaupload, who the US government has called a fugitive from copyright infringement charges, is creating a payments platform called Bitcache, which …

Bitcoin

An Inside Look at The Most Expensive Estate Ever Listed in Malibu

Overlooking the ocean, the five-bedroom residence is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities…<p>For years, the Malibu Castle—a Scottish-style structure …

How 225-Year-Old Luxury Brand Goyard Became a Hip-Hop Obsession

A closer look at the way it all came together.<p>Human meme and professional showman DJ Khaled attended the 2016 MTV's Video Music Awards in a navy Goyard bomber jacket. This was intriguing, considering the luxury French brand produces luggage and leather goods, not outerwear. And this didn't go …

DJ Khaled

In South Asia, the Cult of the Catwalk Celebrity

South Asia’s fashion designers are fond of sending famous faces down the runway. But as Amazon India Fashion Week kicks off, how successful are these …

From Ireland to Yemen and South Sudan: Meet the man who's just visited all 197 countries in the world

He’s been arrested twice, hospitalised in 20 countries and bribed officials. He’s been smuggled across borders and been surrounded by gunfire and …

'Five Second Rule' For Dropping Food On The Floor Is Real, Says Scientist

Knew it.<p>Food that has been dropped on the floor is usually safe to eat under the so-called “five second rule”, a scientist has said.<p>Germ expert …

Imagine Moscow review – revolutionary visions that were never built

Design Museum, London Soviet architects’ plans for the new capital were fanciful, monumental and strangely moving – just not, in the main, actually constructed<p>Few buildings have had their image reproduced as much as the Palace of the Soviets in Moscow, a tower taller than the Empire State Building …

Malta's famous Azure Window arch collapses into the sea

Malta’s world-renowned Azure Window has collapsed after heavy storms.<p>Tieqa tad-Dwejra, as it is known in Malta, was lost to the sea this morning, according to the Maltese prime minister, Joseph Muscat, who tweeted the news today.<p>“Heartbreaking,” he said.<p>The limestone arch near Dwejra Bay on Gozo, …

Current wants to digitize your kid’s allowance with an app and a debit card

Who carries around cash anymore? The answer? Parents, who still need to hand out allowance and pocket money to their kids.<p>That’s where Current comes in.<p>Current is the latest company out of Expa, and was built by Stuart Sopp. Sopp told TechCrunch that he built Current out of a personal need — he has …

Privacy Settings: Chrissy Teigen, Lily Aldridge and 8 Supermodels Show a Side You Won't See on Social Media

The world’s most beautiful—and followed—women strip down. See the seductive photos by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott here.

Edward Enninful

World's most expensive holiday destinations revealed - but where does Dublin rank?

Hoppa Annual Report<p>Zurich is the most expensive holiday destination on the planet, according to a new global survey.<p>An annual report released by …

Siem Reap

How to make the perfect vegetable biryani

This Indian classic stands or falls on the quality of the rice. Once you’ve got that, there’s a wealth of options for your vegetables, spices, cooking method and even garnish. But can you really have a biryani without meat?<p>Biryani, the Indian rice dish, is, like so many classics, disputed …

Biryani

Mark Wahlberg and Steve Case are two of the many star investors in a “stock market for sneakers”

StockX is an unusual company. It bills itself as a stock market for sneakers, and works by allowing people to buy and sell highly sought shoes, such as Jordans or Kanye West’s Yeezy Boosts, in new condition through an anonymous bidding system that helps to ensure products sell at the going rate. …

Kanye West