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21 Amazing New Books You Need To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a brand-new book!

4 Players Barcelona Should Target from Euro 2016

Link to Media<p>Barcelona's summer spending has already gotten under way, with Samuel Umtiti and Denis Suarez both confirmed to move to the Camp Nou for 2016-17.<p>There will be further additions and one or two exits, too, as Luis Enrique seeks to have his squad shaped for challenges on all three fronts …

Soccer

10 Photographs That Have The Most Terrifying Backstories Ever

Warning: don't look at these photos if you get scared easily. This collection of photos come with surprisingly creepy backstories attached. This is …

Crime

All 50 States Reimagined as Food Puns

If you had to assign one piece of food to represent each state, which item would you pick? For the good people at Foodiggity, the answer is whatever …

New Jersey

How to Transfer Content from an iPad to a new Device

Every time you make the decision to update an older iPad and purchase a new one of your first considerations is how we you can seamlessly transfer your current data to a new device without fail. When approaching this process you have two choices in how to proceed. You can either use iCloud or …

That was the NHS: stories of hope, kindness and the human spirit

It started with a plaque, spotted by Guardian writer Jon Henley on the wall of a hospital in Stoke-on-Trent. “A patient,” it said, “is not an interruption to our work but the purpose of it. They are not an outsider in our hospital, they are part of it. We are not doing them a favour by serving …

Radiation Therapy

The best books to read for men

<i>GQ</i> staff have put their heads together and come up with a definitive list of books no man (or woman) should be without. From drunken poets to …

Books

The GQ Watch Guide 2016

Whether you're into divers, chronographs or drivers <i>GQ</i>, rounds up the best men's watches you need to know about this year. From Alpina to …

How dieting will get personal – and much more effective

As part of the BBC’s Trust Me I’m A Doctor series I took part in a research project looking into what makes some people, but not others, put on weight. Previously genes were blamed. But actually it’s to do with our guts. Literally.<p>I spent a week at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv – home …

Diabetes

Winter Pasta w/ Sausage Meatballs, Walnuts, & Crispy Sage

Sometimes, I’ll build an entire recipe around a single ingredient, deliberating idea after idea for how to showcase that one ingredient in its best …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Make Your iPhone Faster With This One Simple Trick

For as long as iPhones have been around, Apple’s company line has been that its mobile operating system, iOS, does an excellent job managing the …

Barcelona's 4 jaw-dropping goals against Real Sociedad, ranked

They're all amazing, but one is the most amazing.<p>Barcelona steamrolled Real Sociedad, 4-0 on Saturday. Their four goals were some of the best you'll see in any game this season, anywhere in the world. We've ranked them because this is the Internet, and that's what we do here.<p>4. Neymar's …

Soccer

Bold as brassica: Yotam Ottolenghi’s cabbage recipes

The cabbage family is both large (there are more than a dozen relatives) and strong-flavoured. Cabbage tissue contains two kinds of chemical that contribute to this: the flavour precursors (that green, grassy aroma uncooked cabbage has when it’s cut) and the enzymes, which react with those …

Recipes

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Radiator is a beautiful and moving film

In Tom Browne's beautiful and moving directorial debut, a middle-aged son returns to Cumbria to care for his aging parents. The parents are the …

Best lightweight raincoats for summer

The UK weather remains as unpredictable as ever - meaning that, should the heavens open (and they will), you need something that is going to keep you …

Power Ranking All 23 FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 Shortlist Contenders

Last week, FIFA released its 23-man shortlist for the 2015 Ballon d'Or award.<p>The award recognizes the best player in the world, and the winner will accept the trophy on Jan. 11, 2016. But you don't have to wait that long.<p>Today, Bleacher Report is power-ranking all 23 names on the shortlist. Any …

Soccer

The Man Booker Prize: Shortlist Guide

The winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize is announced tonight. But do you know the six novels on the shortlist? Sound literate and on-trend with GQ's …

How to Make Crispy Pork Belly—It's Easier Than You Think

Mike Greenfield and Josh Greenfield of The Brothers Green learn the Asian art of BBQ pork belly from chef Sean Scotese of Lazy Siu—and it's so simple you can do it at home.<p>Chef <b>Sean Scotese</b> learned everything he knows about pork belly from a trip he took to China. Or, more specifically, from a guy …

Food & Dining

Bennet Omalu, Concussions, and the NFL: How One Doctor Changed Football Forever

Let's say you run a multibillion-dollar football league. And let's say the scientific community—starting with one young pathologist in Pittsburgh and growing into a chorus of neuroscientists across the country—comes to you and says concussions are making your players crazy, crazy enough to kill …

Noel Gallagher's best insults: in pictures

56 Pork Dinner Recipes That Are Surprisingly Easy

Our favorite recipes—from caramelized chops and slow-braised pork shoulder to spicy enchiladas—are guaranteed to put pork in your weeknight dinner rotation.<p><b>If chicken and beef are your stand-by meats, you've been missing out;</b> the other white meat is just as flavorful and easy to transform into …

The Bella Twins’ Secret to Picking Up Women at the Gym

Nikki and Brie Bella, the WWE's resident mean girls, spend about as much time in the gym as they do in the ring. And they're both in relationships with two of WWE's biggest male stars—Brie is married to Daniel Bryan and Nikki is in a long-term relationship with John Cena. So who better to ask for …

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

Chorizo–Sweet Potato Breakfast Tacos

4 Servings<p>Look for Mexican chorizo in your butcher’s case next to the other fresh sausages, and don’t be afraid to include those delicious, crispy bits from the pan.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>lime crema<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>tacos<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 Mexican chorizo sausages …

Recipes

Fresh Corn, Tomato, Avocado and Basil Salad

12K<p>194<p>While in the states for a vacation this summer, I took advantage of the overload of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, fresh ears of corn, and …

Recipes

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors are capable of being passed on to their children, the clearest sign yet that one person’s life experience can affect subsequent generations.<p>The conclusion from a research team at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital led by Rachel …

Genetics