Tamer El Bakry

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Einstein's election riddle: are you in the two per cent that can solve it?

Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than five million views. For a couple of days they were the most popular stories across the entire Guardian website.<p>…

Hub by Premier Inn, central London: hotel review

I walk straight past the hub by Premier Inn when I arrive from the Trafalgar Square end of St Martin’s Lane. All those Lenny Henry ads have programmed my brain to expect a purple hue and I wasn’t looking for low-key, lime-green branding.<p>I’m met by a couple of cool young things who ask me how I’m …

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The world’s best falafel recipe comes from Egypt

A few years ago, I set out to discover who made the world’s best falafel. The dish had been a staple on the Leon menu in one form or another since we opened, but I felt we had yet to perfect the recipe.<p>I started my quest by calling the great culinary anthropologist Claudia Roden, who declared with …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

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Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

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The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

6 reasons to take a career break NOW!

Stop making excuses. We found the most common reasons people give themselves for not making the leap – and rightfully shredded them to obscurity<p>1. It …

Free Things to Do in London

From David Bowie and Beckham to Charles Darwin and Dickens, London has captured the world with legendary figures since its founding in the first century A.D. But it's not only the city's celebrities rising to the top—the British pound is rising, too. Don't get knackered looking for cheap deals …

Where to take a date in London this Christmas

Chilly winter nights call for cosying up, and what better way to show someone you care this Christmas than whisking them away for a fun-filled evening under the stars, or fairy lights, at the finest festive events London has to offer this year. From Michelin stars to hipster bars, there's something …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Drunk students fell to their deaths as they kissed on a balcony

The families of Miguel Ramos and Anastasia Tutik, who had just met, told by a coroner to take comfort in the fact that they were 'enjoying each other'<p>A coroner has told the families of two teenagers who fell to their deaths while kissing at a party that they should take comfort in the fact they …

Get The Most Out Of Google Chrome With These 17 Essential Add-Ons

But as Chrome has become more popular, the Chrome Web Store has become like Apple's App Store: bloated and hard to navigate.<p>We've rounded up the best ones that will help keep you focused and productive at work and in your personal life.

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Google Says These Are 2014's Best Android Apps

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The most romantic things to do in London for couples

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

Oct-sober: the best alcohol-free drinks

Are you going sober for October, or fancy a break from the booze? Chris Moss selects the best alcohol-free drinks<p>Within a decade or so drinking more than an occasional unit of alcohol will provoke the same kind of incredulous contempt and social panic as smoking. The purveyors of fat-making sugar, …

5 things I wish I’d known before climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

Thinking of tackling the highest free-standing mountain in the world? Heed these words of advice from Abhimanyu Bose, who summited on the Machame …

Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

World's best nightlife cities | CNN Travel

Google's Eric Schmidt has these 9 rules for emailing

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com.</i><p>By Eric Schmidt<p>Communication in the Internet Century …

Here's Why You Suck At Knowing When Someone Is Flirting With You

You think you've got game. But when you try to chat someone up at the bar, you just can't tell if they're into you. Sound familiar? You're not alone.<p>According to new research from the University of Kansas, we are lousy at being able to tell when someone's flirting with us.<p>“If you think someone is …

Why Americans Call Soccer 'Soccer'

The British started it.<p>New Zealand's largest newspaper is deeply conflicted. With the World Cup underway in Brazil, should <i>The New Zealand Herald</i> refer to the "global round-ball game" as "soccer" or "football"? The question has been put to readers, and the readers have spoken. It's "football"—by a …