Stephanie Drane

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France falls out of love with the car

If you stop at Porte Maillot, on the inner ring road of Paris, late on a Friday afternoon you will see dozens of cars pausing to pick up complete strangers and their luggage, then setting off to some weekend destination.<p>The huge roundabout, one of the capital’s main hubs for <i>co-voiturage</i>, or …

Muddled souls – Britain is a non-religious, Christian-ish country

Listen<p>A new survey of British religious attitudes is out. It reveals a surprising degree of hostility to religion, and an unsurprising degree of muddle.<p>David Cameron’s claim that Britain is a Christian country looks refuted, for more than 60 per cent of respondents said they are ‘not religious at …

How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators

• <b>Get real.</b> Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German translator Judith Matz suggests: “Pick up 50 …

A Killer Mac 'N' Cheese by Jamie Oliver

What is real American food? For his book, Jamie's America, Jamie Oliver crisscrossed the country to find out. The diversity of our cooking was a revelation to him. Here, he makes a classic macaroni and cheese recipe.<p><b>Serves 8-10</b><p>Ingredients<p>Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons butter<p>3 …

Lemon & oregano chicken traybake

An all-in-one supper of roast, cheap chicken thighs and crispy new potatoes with all the sunshine flavours of the Med<p>Ingredients<p>500g new potato, …

The Funniest News Bloopers of 2013 (You'll Want to Send This to Everyone You Know)

The thing to do while you're home hanging out during that long stretch between Christmas and New Year's (at least, for me and my family) is to watch hilarious videos, and this one of the best bloopers from news around the world is one of the best. Watch and giggle, and then send on to your …

When Kids In Third World Countries Read First World Problems, They Suddenly Don't Feel Like Problems

Ah, First World Problems. If you live in a western country, for one reason or another, you’re probably guilty of uttering one of these phrases.<p>Sure, …

Sex Trafficking Is a $3 Billion Dollar Industry, and It's Happening in the U.S. Meet the Woman Trying to Bankrupt It

When the largest child-prostitution ring bust in FBI history happened last summer, more than 100 American teens were rescued. Now documentarian Jane Wells, along with co-director John-Keith Wasson, is continuing to shed light on what she calls "America's dirty little secret" with the release of her …

France. Pauvre François Hollande !

Un éditorialiste britannique prend en pitié le président français. A son sens, François Hollande paie avant tout la haine des Français contre le …

Great Yarmouth offshore firm pledges 100 jobs at new base

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 21:36 03 December 2013 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 21:36 03 December 2013<p>Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis.<p>Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011<p>Great Yarmouth …

20 Things I Learned While I Was in North Korea

Well that was weird.<p>I was only in North Korea for five days, but that was more than enough to make it clear that North Korea is every bit as weird as I always thought it was.<p>If you merged the Soviet Union under Stalin with an ancient Chinese Empire, mixed in <i>The Truman Show</i> and then made the whole …

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Is there business value behind changing consumer behaviour?

Every consumer-facing corporation with a serious commitment to sustainability has one big question on their mind: how to get consumers to make healthier, cleaner, greener lifestyle choices? The predicament revolves around a simple issue of scale. Pursuing efficiencies in your operations – turning …

Sustainability

"Without Christ, I Would Be Nowhere and Nobody."

As the sun fades away, I rest with a million thoughts and concerns for that one child who once lacked a safe place to lay his head for the night, a …

Washington, DC | Latest News & Stories

RT @acalltomen: Friends, please watch & share this video produced by @NOMOREorg & @Uber to help prevent sexual assault and create safer com…<p>April 24, …

The walkable city

How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car -- which he calls "a …

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Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y.<p>I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A …

The Sharing Economy Just Got Real

The legal problems of the sharing economy just got real. The latest lawsuits against "ride-sharing" companies Lyft and Über could be game changers. …

Sharing Economy

Airbnb Users Already Cashing in on the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl and World Cup are fiercely competitive sporting events that pit rivals against each other for the ultimate victory. And we're not …

What Inspires You? This Should.

• shares<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>Adaptive, creative, beautiful, inspirational, dedicated. He is Richie …

5 Apps to Map Your Bike Route

As people become more health-conscious and eco-friendly, cycling has become increasingly popular over the past few years. With the introduction of …

The 20 Most-Shared Ads of August

1. Geico: "Hump Day"<p>2. DirecTV: "Football on Your Phone"<p>3. NBC: "An American Football Coach in London"<p>4. One Direction: "Our Moment Fragrance Ad"<p>5. …

Morning Snack: Gluten-Free Cookie-Dough Energy Bars

I think I'm one of those lucky few who are somehow immune to any allergies or gluten intolerance, but I know from my friends and family who are gluten-free how much of a lifestyle change it requires when it comes to eating and preparing meals. So, I was intrigued when Pillsbury announced that it's …

Could car ownership go the way of the landline phone?

A 1928 Republican slogan claimed presidential candidate Herbert Hoover would put a chicken in "every pot and two cars in every garage." Americans’ …

13 Supercuts of Movie Clichés

If you've ever experienced a moment of movie deja vu when watching a new release, but you're <i>sure</i> you heard that line before, it's probably not a sign …

Forgot Your Password? Use These 8 Apps

1. Dashlane<p>2. LastPass<p>3. oneSafe<p>4. SplashID Safe<p>5. Norton Identity Safe<p>6. Password Genie<p>7. Roboform<p>8. Ilium eWallet<p>Let's be honest — if we had a dime …