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Italy mourns Nutella creator Michele Ferrero

Michele Ferrero, who built up a sweet fortune with his Nutella empire, died on Saturday with a legacy lauded by the Italian president and chocolate lovers globally.<p>Ferrero, 89, died in Monte Carlo after months of illness, leaving a country that had grown up on his chocolate creations in mourning. …

Italy

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Extreme Sports

European energy policy – time to start again | Financial Times

The deal reached at last week’s European summit on climate change will satisfy no one. The non-binding Europe-wide targets place no responsibility on …

Power failure: the National Grid, blackouts and UK energy | Financial Times

Developed industrial economies should not be at risk of power blackouts in any but the most extreme and exceptional circumstances. The ability to …

Breaking India’s coal monopoly: is it the answer? | Financial Times

Print this page<p>While most Indians were celebrating the Diwali holiday last week, authorities in New Delhi slipped out an order that may bring an end …

Alibaba shareholder disenfranchisement: worse than you think

2014-10-10T11:30:12.000Z<p>By: Guest writer<p><i>FT Alphaville presents this guest post by Donald Clarke, professor at George Washington University Law School.</i><p>…

Just click here for the cheese eating North Korean fatso who may well be dead already

2014-10-10T15:44:51.000Z<p>By: Paul Murphy<p>Journalism today, courtesy of the Telegraph. A n0te to staff aimed at improving online readership…<p>Good …

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review – a glorious knockout punch

Although saddled with a forgettable title, Shadow of Mordor works hard to bring fun and life to the Tolkien universe – and manages both spectacularly<p><b>Warner Bros; PC/PS3/PS4 (version tested)/Xbox One/Xbox 360; £45; Pegi rating: 18+</b><p>You’d be forgiven for not getting too excited about Middle Earth: …

North Korea admits using labour camps

A North Korean official has publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country’s “reform through labour” camps, apparently in response to a highly critical UN human rights report.<p>Diplomats for the regime also told reporters that a top North Korea official had visited …

Sony A7s Video Shot Using Only Moonlight Looks Like it Was Captured at Dawn

It’s no mystery that the Sony A7s kicks every other camera’s butt handily when it comes to low-light shooting, but just how capable is it? And what’s …

Milky Way Will Be Consumed By Andromeda Galaxy In 5 Billion Years, Study Says

The Milky Way will be a victim of “galactic cannibalism” when it will be gobbled up by its neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy, in about five billion …

How to Substitute for Self Rising Flour

Self rising flour is an ingredient that appears in many recipes for cakes and biscuits. It is a premixed blend of baking powder, salt and flour that …

Little Apricot Cakes

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>As summer progresses and apricots go out of season, try these desserts with ripe plums instead.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) …

Dessert

Rick Stein's fish pie recipe

A delicious mixed seafood pie with creamy velouté, a crunchy panko breadcrumb topping and a hint of truffle<p>A seafood velouté with a crisp breadcrumb topping flavoured with a hint of truffle oil. I fry the fish first so that it doesn’t thin the creamy sauce in the pie as it cooks. You could use cod, …

FoodRecipes

Banana bread<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Makes 1 loaf<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>This is an easy recipe that gives perfect results every time. Be sure to use overripe bananas and the right sized tin.<p>By John Barrowman<p>From A Taste of My Life<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>…

FoodRecipes

Raymond Blanc’s baked cheese “fondue”<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Raymond Blanc offers two alternative baked melting cheeses – one spiked with chilli, garlic and rosemary and the other topped with a secret ingredient… Lush with …

Bone Study Reveals Richard III Ate Like A King, Drank Like A Fish

In his short two-year reign, King Richard III managed to cram in a fair amount of feasting, researchers say in a new report.<p>Known as the "last Plantagenet king," Richard III assumed the British throne in 1483, only to be killed in battle -- the last English king to die this way -- two years later. …

A short political history of the terrorists who call themselves the “Islamic State”

The Sunni militants who now threaten to take over Iraq seemed to spring from nowhere when they stormed Mosul in early June. But the group that recently renamed itself simply “the Islamic State” has existed under various names and in various shapes since the early 1990s. And its story is the story …

Islam

Trio climb over Pompeii's walls to enact their sexual fantasies in ancient red light district

A French tourist and two Italian women climbed over the gates of Pompeii to enact a sex fantasy in the city’s ancient baths<p>Among the most popular attractions in the ancient city of Pompeii are the colourful frescoes which depict the lurid sexual fantasies of those who lived there 2,000 years …

South Africa Is Evacuating Hundreds Of Rhinos To Stop Poachers Killing Them

Rhino horn can sell for more per kilogram than gold on the international black market.

Fascinating X-Ray GIFs Give You a Peek Inside Your Joints

Graphic designer Cameron Drake recently created these captivating X-Ray GIFs for a website he is working on. Edited together from several X-Rays, the …

Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Customize your cellar storage

Got a cellar and don’t know what to do with it?<p>Customize it to keep your vegetables fresh by making a storage space that fits within your budget and …

Handy

Dungeons, Dragons & Design: Geek Chic's Gorgeous Gaming Tables

David Roentgen's transforming gaming table is the most amazing piece of furniture I've ever seen. It's also from the 18th Century. But here in the …

Our 11 Favorite Artisanal Ice Cream Brands and Flavors

Move over, cookie dough! Boutique ice cream takes America by storm.<p>We used to walk down the freezer aisle and reach for a pint of cookie dough; now local artisanal ice creams abound. We taste-tested 168 of them to choose our favorites:<p><b>1. Dark Chocolate Cacao Nib</b> <i>($9 per pint)</i><p>Carmela Ice Cream …

Mary Berry's very best apple dessert cake

I’ve been doing this special and remarkably easy recipe for years. The apples can be windfalls or even shrivelled ones left in the fruit bowl. Serve warm with ice cream or crème fraîche as a dessert, or with coffee in the morning as one would a Danish pastry, again warm, dusted with icing …