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Albion House

Ramsgate, Kent, England<p>The huge bar, set in what was the former council chamber, with a wall of windows, pulls in the locals. The restaurant is also popular. Aficionados of Georgian and Regency Ramsgate, full of history and interest, and those looking for somewhere different for a weekend away, …

We were recently contacted by artist Linda Toigo about some fantastic, sculptural creations she'd made out of old #LonelyPlanet guides, as part of a set of works titled: 'Guides to Elsewhere'. Here are some examples of her intricate work. To learn more about the story behind them, and her upcoming exhibition in #London, see bit.ly/lpLinda. (Photographs of Linda's work by Mattia Reiniger) #travel #bookart #paperart

Portland cuts a rug over beloved – and doomed – airport carpet

The teal-green carpet will make its final appearance in anthropomorphic form at the Starlight Parade to evoke, for local residents, the feeling of coming ‘home’<p>The people of Portland appointed the next grand marshal of their yearly Starlight Parade on Thursday, shortly after chopping the beloved …

Airports

Beautiful Time-Lapse Explores the Journey of a Great Plains River

Running Through Glenorchy

Best app for finding hiking trails?<p>Does anyone know a good app for this? I’ve mostly been using Google Maps, but I know there are a lot of hardcore …

Melissa Cole’s top five bars and pubs in London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, April 3, 2015 in Food & Drink<p><i>Melissa Cole, beer writer and author of ‘Let Me Tell You About Beer’, picks her top five London bars</i> …

A Festive Menu for Easter Sunday

Lent is over, the anniversary of the resurrection is upon us, and it's finally spring! In other words, it's time to celebrate. Whether your family does an Easter lunch, brunch, or dinner, we've got a four-course seasonal menu expressly engineered for maximum satisfaction. I'm talking fresh new …

Deliciously Ella: spiced potato cakes with tomato sauce recipe

Never serve salads to friends sceptical about healthy eating, writes Deliciously Ella, but focus instead on hearty, flavoursome meals such as spiced potato cakes on a bed of sautéed greens with a garlic tomato sauce<p>Spiced potato cakes with a garlic tomato sauce, served with sautéed spring …

The Best Night (and, Okay, Day) Cheese, According to BA Staffers

Sure, we like fancy cheese. But every now and then, we get a little down and dirty with some good, old-fashioned supermarket cheese. Here are our favorite brands.<p></head>We are nondiscriminatory in our love for cheese. From fancy blue cheeses to humble bricks of cheddar, it's all gouda so far as …

Taco Bell

13 Easter Dishes You Can Make Without a Recipe

Here's your Easter feast, covered. Potato and pasta salads are light and fresh for spring; deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser, and you can make them the night before. And there are plenty of spring vegetables and desserts to cap everything off.<p><b>Here are eleven dishes that will make it look like</b> …

A new study says only a few parts of the brain control rats' dreams

Many scientists have speculated that dreams help us process memory or learn new things. But there’s a lot of work between that and figuring out what our bodies are actually doing when we dream. Now, a group of researchers at UCBL in Lyon, France say they’ve found a link between REM sleep and a few …

The Brain

15 Secrets to Great Skin

The best buys for total complexion perfection.<p>The best buys for total complexion perfection. Plus, the top wipes, foams, and oils to remove makeup.

Catching up with the Fast & Furious: a complete guide to the movies so far

The crazy stunts. The ripe dialogue. The huge box office. The comraderie. As Fast & Furious 8 comes roaring down the road, here's our film-by-film guide to the franchise so far<p>Back in 2001 when The Fast and the Furious – a modestly-budgeted retread of Point Break set in the world of illegal street …

Space

How to watch the shortest lunar eclipse of the century

You've only got a few hours left<p>In just a few hours, the moon will move into a shadow cast by the Sun shining on Earth, creating the shortest lunar eclipse of the century. The partial eclipse will begin at 6:15AM ET and the total eclipse will last just a few minutes, according to <i>Sky and Telescope</i>. …

Lunar Eclipse

Air Force's Reaper Sinks Boat For First Time

America’s favorite anti-insurgent plane proves its mettle in oceanic test<p>The MQ-9 Reaper is an aerial beast with a terrestrial home. Built as a heavier-armed upgrade over its Predator predecessor, the Reaper is best known as a scout and marksman flying over the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, …

Scientists Witness Spectacular Flood Into the Red Sea

Changing Planet<p>Somebody get Moses on the phone.<p>A team of researchers including National Geographic Emerging Explorer Beverly Goodman have witnessed a remarkable Red Sea flooding event of their own (read the scientific paper).<p>Confirming for the first time in nature what had only been seen in lab …

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Building a Resort on His Private Island

Plastic water bottles will not be allowed on the premises.<p>Ten years ago, <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> ascended to the <b>Marlon Brando</b> Tier of Movie Stardom with the purchase of his very own island. Along with a business partner, the Oscar-nominated actor bought Blackadore Caye, a 104-acre unpopulated island off …

Marlon Brando

Microsoft Is Saying Exactly “Nothing” About The Surface Pro 4

On the heels of announcing the Surface 3, Microsoft trotted over to Reddit for its now-traditional AMA dance with the folks. The Surface 3 is a smaller, less expensive iteration of the Surface Pro 3, which was released last year.<p>The Pro 3’s commercial performance has been superior to its …

Surface Pro

Arduino-powered turntable plays the phases of the moon

This device created by student designers Yingjie Bei and Yifan Hu only looks like an artsy turntable, but it can't play your vinyl collection. Here's what it can do, though: show you the right moon phase for any particular day. When you input the date you want through its three knobs, the Arduino …

Dyre Wolf attack swipes $1 million in wire transfers

Hackers continue their brazen attacks on organizations and are even having their victims call them on the phone to hustle them out of their company's money. That's what IBM's Security Intelligence division has discovered while researching a malware-based attack they have dubbed The Dyre Wolf that's …

Photographing Details

Get expert tips on photographing details—including portraits, patterns, and architecture—from a National Geographic photographer.

The WI's ultimate shortbread recipe

The ladies of the Women's Institute pride themselves on their shortbread. Here is a classic and easy recipe to make at home<p>Every WI cook claims their version of shortbread is the best. This updated recipe is a typical example of one of the countless variations.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>14 fingers<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>200g plain …