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This map of the most Googled questions is quite frankly embarrassing

It’s hard to remember how questions were answered and arguments were resolved before Google.<p>Just think, without Google we could be walking the earth …

Google

Everything You Need to Know About Aquafaba, the Vegan Wonder Ingredient

Not all foods have their own URLs, but aquafaba (“AF”), the viscous canned chickpea liquid you usually dump down the drain, does. Aquafaba.com was registered in 2015 by a savvy software engineer in central Indiana, <b>Goose Wohlt</b>, after he, along with a 45,000-person Facebook group (Vegan Meringues – …

Vegan Recipes

'Eat fat to get thin': Official diet advice is 'disastrous' for obesity fight, new report warns

Thirty years of official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences,” a leading obesity charity warned yesterday.<p>“Eating fat does not make you fat,” argues a new report by the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and the …

Obesity

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Hall of Fame

New Zealand artist's airbrushed tattoos is sure to give sick kids a smile

Remember when sporting a temporary tattoo was the coolest thing ever as a kid?<p>Well, one artist from the New Zealand is taking it up a notch by pledging to help airbrush sleeve tattoos for sick kids. Don't worry, the tattoos are easily removed.<p>Benjamin Lloyd from the Bay of Plenty has been …

Kids

The Y2K aesthetic: who knew the look of the year 2000 would endure?

In the year 2000, a shiny new millennium spread out before us, glittering with the promises of modern technology.<p>The angsty 1990s were behind us, the dotcom bubble was swelling and yet to come was the market bust and “war on terror”. Y2K – the supposed turn-of-the-century bug that would bring our …

Music

How the first world war liberated women's wardrobes

There were many upsides to Britain’s victory in the first world war – most notably peace, albeit of a temporary sort, in Europe. Less often noted is how the war liberated women from their corsets and full skirts when they were drafted in to run the country while the men were dying in muddy ditches …

Style

This Is What Life Is Like When Your Daughter Is Kidnapped By Boko Haram

When Boko Haram snatched 276 schoolgirls from a school in Nigeria, their families led a global campaign to bring them back. Two years on, distraught relatives live in hope they will return, but also fear that they may have lost their daughters to the group’s brainwashing. Monica Mark reports from …

Boko Haram

How Giphy's Alex Chung created a $300 million GIF empire

Rowland Manthorpe<p>Associate Editor, WIRED<p>Follow @rowlsmanthorpe<p><i>This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online.</i><p>When you're …

UK News

Teenage Refugees Tell Us the Horrors They Went Through to Get to Europe

When David Cameron did a U-turn on Wednesday and agreed that the UK could take in up to 3,000 unaccompanied minors after all, I can't imagine it was because he sympathized with the young Syrians fleeing their decimated homeland. Nor because he particularly cared about gay teenagers running from …

World News

Exclusive: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Religious Extremism, Brexit, and Donald Trump

"If Donald Trump becomes the president I’ll be stopped from going there by virtue of my faith"<p>Sadiq Khan, 45, was declared the new mayor of London in the early hours of Saturday, becoming the most powerful Muslim politician in Europe. A transport minister in the Labour government of former Prime …

London

The foul reign of the biological clock

I wasted years with x!” I have never heard a straight man say this. But when a woman does, after a breakup, everyone immediately understands what she means. We are raised to believe that female bodies are time bombs. Any relationship that does not “work out” – which is to say, does not get a woman …

Feminism

6 Simple AF Tips To Make You Look Like A Radiant Angel Baby

Wow, so shiny, so beautiful, so strobey.<p>Strobing, like contouring, isn’t new. It’s basically highlights on your face to look dewy and radiant AF. As fans of the ~lewk~, we wanted to learn how to do it ourselves.<p>One of the things that appealed to us about it: <b>It seemed way easier than contouring.</b> …

Beauty

Intermittent Fasting with Dr. Mike

8 Signs You're Definitely Dehydrated

With 75 percent of Americans falling short of the Institute of Medicine's recommendation of 10 cups of water per day, there's a good chance you could be dehydrated without even realizing it, according to celebrity dietitian Isabel Smith. But how do you know if you're getting enough to drink? Even …

Health

How to make a Dutch baby pancake

Call them what you will — Dutch babies, German pancakes, Dutch puffs — these pancakes are all about the size. Combine a handful of ingredients: flour, salt, eggs, milk and butter, and in minutes, the batter begins to souffle in the pan. You can keep the recipe simple, topping these babies with …

Recipes

Rocking a Backless Wedding Dress? Here's Your 6 Step Plan to Banish Back Acne

From plunging strappy styles, and sheer panels to pretty cutouts, there's nothing more swoon-worthy than a backless wedding dress to make a memorable statement at all angles. But as excited as you are to find the dress that's the one, it can also be nerve-racking if you're dealing with back …

Wedding Dresses

Windows 10 updates are now ruining pro-gaming streams

Perhaps there’s nothing more annoying than going in for the kill to suddenly be “pooped on” by a Windows 10 automatic installation taking out your computer mid-stream to your 130,000 or so followers.<p>After deciding to try and ruin advertise during the weather by attempting to automatically install …

Be careful what you tell a chatbot — it could come back to bite you

You can’t surf two clicks on the web nowadays without seeing a story about chatbots. Ever since Facebook made the announcement that it has opened up a bot building platform for developers during its F8 conference, a whole lot of digital ink has been spilled over what the rise of chatbots means for …

Chatbot

Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, don’t go to the supermarket – head to an antique shop. You spot a tiny goblet clearly designed for a doll, only to be told it is a “wine glass”. What look like side plates turn out to be dinner plates. The real side plates resemble …

Alice in Wonderland

In “Lemonade,” Beyoncé again celebrates—and not just appropriates—the work of African artists

In her new “visual album” <i>Lemonade</i>, Beyoncé plays with a wealth of influences, including a strong African aesthetic. In several scenes she wears a voluminous, antebellum-styled dress made of bright, multicolored geometric African prints. In others, she wears tribal paint and beads and a braided …

Lemonade

Meet the Priests Who Risk Their Lives Defying the Mafia

One priest found the severed head of a donkey on his church doorstep last month<p>Father Antonio Aguanno was due to prepare for mass one Sunday last month when he discovered a donkey’s head in a plastic bag at the church’s entrance. The priest’s appeal for peace in Vita in the north-west of Sicily …

Italy

Bhutan fashion: The unique street style scene in a country with a national dress code

As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make their way around Bhutan on the latest leg of their Royal tour, all eyes will no doubt be on what Kate’s wearing.<p>But her dresses won’t be the only notable fashion on display: thanks to the legacy of a strict dress code imposed on the Bhutanese throughout the …

Bhutan

Carbonara wars: why Italy is right to be mad about a French farfalle travesty

Nothing is so guaranteed to make the Italian blood boil like a well-salted pan of pasta as a foreigner fiddling with their food. So a French website’s recipe for a one-pot carbonara (with farfalle, no less) was always going to go down badly in Italy where, inevitably, it has been met with …

How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.<p>White walls may reign supreme at art galleries, but at major art museums, colored walls are standard practice. And while you might be hard-pressed to remember what color …

Painting

What's the world's loneliest city?

“New York has a trip-hammer vitality which drives you insane with restlessness, if you have no inner stabiliser,” wrote Henry Miller after moving back to the city following almost a decade in Paris. It could be expected that the Brooklyn-born novelist would have been happy to return, yet something …

Would you propose with a diamond grown in a lab?

It was a grey afternoon in February when I gave Martin his diamond back. He was already waiting at a window-side table at the Gramercy Park Hotel when I arrived. It felt like it could snow at any second, but he was suntanned, just back from the British Virgin Islands. He wasn’t wearing his …

De Beers

Tourist Illegally Documents Trip to North Korea and Shares Insightful Photos He Smuggled Home

Earlier this year, London-based photographer Michal Huniewicz traveled to one of the most curious countries in the world—North Korea. He was accompanied by a small tour group and two guides who took them around the capital city of Pyongyang. As you might expect, this trip was not an easy one to …

5 Ways to Avoid This Weird But Common Foundation Issue

I once tested 17 brands of foundation—three shades each—in the course of one hour, hoping to find one that would complement my warm undertones and oily skin. (Reminder: I work at <i>Allure</i>.) It was a tedious, messy, and skin-irritating process, but I emerged victorious: Finally, I'd found the one …

Is Your Tiny House Trying to Kill You?

The bigger the house, the bigger the responsibility, right? The tiny house movement is associated with a lower financial burden, less time spent on …

House