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Five tasty ways to celebrate Pancake Day – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:30 pm, February 16, 2015 in Food & Drink<p>Our favourite holidays are the ones where we get to saturate our body with the maximum number of …

Breakfast

14 things you didn't know about Michele Ferrero and his Nutella empire

Michele Ferrero, the head of the family behind Nutella and Ferrero Rocher, died this weekend - Here are some things you might not have known about his life and legacy<p>Michele Ferrero, the man at the head of the family behind Nutella, <b>died on Saturday at the age of 89</b>. Here are some <b>things you might</b> …

Is this how to make the perfect cup of tea?

Does the milk go in first, or after? The British Standards Institution believes it has the answer to a historic debate<p>Britain is a nation of tea lovers, but on one great question, we stand divided: do you put the milk in first, or last?<p>The answer to the question may lie with the <b>British Standards</b> …

George Orwell

Guns N’ Roses’ Richard Fortus explains why the band are so often late onstage

Guitarist says frontman Axl Rose 'goes through a lot to walk out on stage'<p>Guns N’ Roses‘ Richard Fortus has defended Axl Rose’s tardiness, stating …

Jack White's very angry letter

Jack White has written an open letter to the press, in which he explains his 'diva-ish' dressing room demands<p>Musician Jack White has responded to claims of his "diva-ish" dressing room demands by writing an open letter to the US press.<p>Earlier this month, <b>details of White's contract to appear at the</b> …

McFarland, USA review: Kevin Costner plucks heartstrings in race drama

A sob story about a white teacher coaching a cross-country running team of Mexican American schoolchildren narrowly avoids being condescending<p>What’s the Spanish word for schmaltz? Whatever it is, it flows from the screen like the Rio Grande during McFarland, USA, a feelgood underdog sports tale …

Penguins love eating fish but probably can't taste them

The evolutionary peril of not chewing your food<p>You'd think that penguins would love the meaty taste of fish, but it turns out that they may not be able to taste their food much at all. A new genetic study out of the University of Michigan finds that penguins appear to have long ago lost the ability …

When Monkeys Surfed to South America

Long ago, about 36 million years before today, a raft of monkeys found themselves adrift in the Atlantic. They’d been blown out to sea by an intense storm that had ripped up the African coast, and now a mat of floating vegetation was the closest thing to land for miles in all directions. But luck …

South America

One-way Mars trip: shortlist includes seven Australians

Sare Teah, comedian Josh Richards and geoscientist Electra Navarone among Australians competing for a one-way trip to establish the red planet’s first colony<p>Seven Australians have made a shortlist of 100 candidates competing for a one-way trip to Mars to establish the red planet’s first …

‘EastEnders' Star Jake Wood Crowned Heat Magazine's ‘Weird Crush 2015'

All that hip shaking on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ has paid off for ‘EastEnders’ star Jake Wood, who has been crowned heat magazine’s ‘Weird Crush’ of …

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Are Engaged!

Mother Monster has some exciting news to share: She’s engaged!<p>“He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES!” Lady Gaga wrote on Instagram …

Lady Gaga
Animation

The school growing a digital forest in Rwanda

<b>How did pupils at a state school in Somerset end up in discussions with the Rwandan government to build a digital forest? And what role did technology play in making this happen?</b><p>Simon Pugh-Jones is a science teacher at Writhlington secondary school in Radstock. The school has a secret that is not …

Education Technology

Pebble's Android Wear Support Exits Beta

After beta testing support for Android Wear since December, Pebble has now officially launched the feature for its line of smartwatches.<p>The update allows Android Wear-compatible apps to send notifications to and receive responses from Pebble watches. Here are a couple of demos showing how users can …

Wearable Tech

8 Professions Where You Can Make Way More Money With A Certificate

It’s no secret that higher education often leads to better, and higher paying, jobs. But even if you are in a job that only requires a Bachelor’s degree, you can still rise to the top.<p>Certificate programs are a great way to find a boost in your current industry, and often don’t require dedicating …