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Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

Archaeology

50 incredible safari holidays

To go on safari is to take part in one of life’s last great adventures. Here, from the Tropic of Cancer to the Cape of Good Hope, are 50 of the best – for every budget and every wildlife experience.<p>Best for first timers<p>Kenya in a nutshell<p>Where better for a first taste of wild Africa than Kenya? …

Cake Without Milk, Eggs, and Butter ONLY Water!

This cake with water (without milk, butter, and eggs) recipe comes from my nonna Angela notebook with recipes. The <i>Torta all’acqua senza uoava, latte</i> …

Luxury Travel With Children: Survival Hacks

Extraordinary, but not surprising, is how immediately life changes when you become a parent. And with all its associated essential (and …

Kids

Weekend Recipe: A Flourless Orange Cake

I adore baking with whole fruits. Citrus fruits in particular, such as oranges, impart rich aromatics that are very refreshing on the palate. This …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

How To Grout a Tile Backsplash Like a Pro

Grouting tile is as easy as frosting a cake (a very difficult, really pretty cake anyway). If that sounds like it's above your skill level, hire a …

Quick Baileys Tiramisu (15-Minute Dessert)

This easy Baileys tiramisu is ideal indulgent dessert for sharing with family and friends. It will take you just 15 minutes to make it, plus at least …

30 Indulgent Vegan Desserts That Will Be the Star of Your Next Celebration

It can be daunting to those who have taken up a vegan lifestyle to find recipes that are as equally tasty as they are wholesome. Especially when it comes to dessert, a staple among parties and celebrations, but also perhaps the trickiest dish to find a vegan-alternative recipe. These egg-free, …

Dessert

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tray bake recipes

I’ve been making lots of tray bakes recently. I am not sure I like the term – 1970s convenience food springs to mind – but I love what it stands for: the idea that, after doing the prep, you can sit down with a cuppa or a glass of wine and relax for an hour or two while your meal more or less cooks …

Recipes

The Best Move To Make Sure Your Bladder Never Leaks Again

No, we're not talking about kegels.<p>Whether you’re getting ready to have a baby and want to strengthen those below-the-belt muscles, you leak a little every time you do box jumps, or you just want to keep things nice and strong down there—it’s a good idea to start strengthening your pelvic floor.<p>“If …

Workouts

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula

The coast of Bere Island.<p>Image: Neil Jackman<p>The coast of Bere Island.<p>Image: Neil Jackman<p>WHETHER WREATHED IN mist and cloud or almost glowing under …

11 Vegan Bakes That Belong on Your Brunch Menu

Gone are the days when your dietary restrictions held you back from enjoying the same foods everyone else gets to. If you're vegan and tired of being …

Food

25 of Africa's most amazing places to visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> With its expansive landscapes and formidable animal life, the world's second-biggest continent is arguably the best for photographers.<p>Throw in that sense of being in a place that hasn't changed for centuries, and sometimes millennia, and you get some of the most inspiring, and inspired, …

nationalpark

8 Stretches Your Tight Hips Are Begging For

Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the …

Yoga

Easy Homemade Streusel Coffee Cake

This easy homemade coffee cake is baked in a square pan with a crumbly and delicious cinnamon-spiced brown sugar and pecan topping.<p>The buttermilk …

This Red Velvet Cake Recipe For One Person Is Easy Enough To Make Every Day

There is just something so luxurious about red velvet cake. The name probably has something to do with it, yeah — but beyond that, between the …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

20 IKEA Hacks You’ll See Everywhere in 2018

11 IKEA Hacks to Add More Storage and Style to Your Kitchen

We love a good IKEA hack, particularly in the kitchen, where a little change can make a big difference to the look and feel of the space. From island …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Couple Saw This DIY Bookshelf Design Online, But They Had No Idea It Would Turn Out So Good

We all lived through a Pinterest phase at some point. No wonder – the page can easily get you hooked with all sorts of inspiring pictures, from …

Reality TV

How to Grow Poinsettias So They'll Re-Bloom Next Christmas

We love the bright blooms of poinsettias. Every winter, they add festive cheer to holiday decorating inside and out. If there’s an empty space on the …

Print these out right now.

Whether you're at a complete loss for how to start working out, or your stale sessions could use a little spicing up, we've got a workout poster for …

Tracy Anderson's Top 5 Belly Fat-Blasting Exercises

Do you struggle with a muffin top, that little bulge at the top of your jeans? Tracy Anderson shares some exercises to whittle your middle.<p>Not a fan …

Workouts

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

Healthy Eating

35 easy, chic home hacks

While locating a stopcock or fitting a new plug socket might be beyond many of us, we Brits haven’t totally lost our DIY mojo. Our tool kits are thinner on the ground than they used to be – 30 per cent of young people don’t even own one – but our appetite for home improvements is insatiable. …

Gardening: 14 ways your garden can stay private from prying neighbors

Privacy is a concern for most people living in urban centers. Whether you are unfortunate enough to live next door to the neighbors from hell or if …

Landscaping

The IKEA products professional designers use

If you've ever owned or rented a home, there's a good chance you've selected and possibly assembled (likely with some difficulty) an Ektorp, Leirvik, Malm, or other similarly Swedish-dubbed furniture item from everyone's favorite Scandinavian brand: IKEA.<p>Though customers may bemoan certain …