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Jamie Oliver's Bombay chicken with cauliflower, rice and spinach

Cumin and turmeric are great sources of iron, and teaming them with lemon juice like I’ve done here means our bodies can absorb that all-important iron really efficiently.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>TAKES<p>40 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g brown rice<br>½ a small cauliflower (400g)<br>½ a bunch of fresh mint (15g)<br>6 tbsp natural yogurt<br>1 …

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

What's For Dinner: The Fool-Proof Method For Perfectly Baked Chicken Breast

This is the best and easiest way to make chicken breast taste good.<p>Dinner has never been as easy, healthy <i>and</i> delicious as with this oven-baked chicken breast recipe.<p>The problem most people have with chicken breast is that it’s really hard to cook well. The fact that it contains virtually no fat …

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20 amazing destinations in Spain you've probably never heard of

This summer, more of us will be heading for Spain than any other country. It has been our favourite holiday destination for more than two decades, and last year nearly 19m British holidaymakers paid a vist - that’s the equivalent of more than a quarter of the population. But while the vast majority …

How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

The world's most beautiful restaurants - Telegraph

Google’s Latest Doodle Pays Tribute to Photography Pioneer Anna Atkins

Visitors to Google today are being treated to a Doodle logo replacement that pays tribute to photography pioneer Anna Atkins. Atkins was born 216 …

Garden Visit: A Parisian Stylist in Provence

At the age of 69, Nicole de Vésian’s real adventure started. Retired from a career of designing hats and linens for Hermès, she decamped to Provence …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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New potatoes and asparagus roasted in a bag recipe

New potatoes and asparagus cook deliciously in a bag with pancetta, rosemary and bay<p>If you cook potatoes and other ingredients in a bag, or en papillote as our proper French cooks would have us call it, you end up with a fantastically romatic bundle of goodness.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4 as a side …

15 Scandinavian Recipes to Celebrate Midsummer

Have your own Scandinavian summer solstice celebration with these 15 recipes that go heavy on the smoked fish, rye, and aquavit<p><b>June 21 is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year</b>. It's actually a proper holiday in Scandinavia, where, in some place, the sun doesn't even set. It's called …

Mussel, ginger and lemongrass gratin

French chef Daniel Galmiche shares his recipe for a vibrant gratin of mussels and lemongrass<p>“Moules marinière is the classic way to cook mussels, and I do love it, but I’ve often thought it needed something new.” So says Daniel Galmiche, the brilliant French chef behind The Vineyard at Stockcross, …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

River Drive Home - Traditional - Home Office - Detroit - by AMW Design Studio

Joanna Tovia added this to You Can Kick That Ugly Filing Cabinet to the Curb<p>If you need to turn your chaotic home office into a more ordered haven, …

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Modern Hippie Bus Goes Where Vintage Volkswagens Can’t

Iconic Volkswagen buses may be the original hippie mobiles, but there are a lot of things those relics of the 20th century can’t do – like go …

Solar Panels

Create An Unforgettable Air Plant Terrarium

We at Decoist love air plants! Not only do they have the power to make a big difference (no matter how small), they can be displayed in a variety of …

USGS: Okla. At Increased Risk Of 'Damaging Quake'

The U.S. Geological Survey says the number of earthquakes in Oklahoma has gone up dramatically in recent months and that the surge in seismic activity has increased the danger of a damaging quake in the central part of the state.<p>The USGS and Oklahoma Geological Survey issued a joint statement on …

Cool holiday cottages in … Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

From a modern timber and glass bothy to a dramatic 16th-century towerhouse, these five stylish boltholes make great bases to explore this beautiful corner of western Scotland

An Amazing City of Blue

Unique Places around the World<p>Below, you’ll see a secret place I found… any other places you know of that are amazing for photography but you never …

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Flour Experiment Helps Explain Strange Lights Preceding Earthquakes

There are now several theories to explain the existence of pre-earthquake lights.<p>Scientists have recently shown that strange lights, such as those described as "glowing orbs," have indeed appeared before major earthquakes, for example in Japan and L’Aquila, Italy. But how?<p>U.S. scientists propose a …

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Do Plants Sleep?

I’ve been thinking a lot about sleep lately, mostly because I wrote a story on the topic for the March issue of Popular Science. Sleep, of course, is a key part of our lives as humans. We do it every night (or at least we should). We also see other animals sleep, from our pet dogs snoozing at our …

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The photography of love

A touching exhibition of pictures of his wife and family by the acclaimed American photographer Art Shay celebrates the joy of a life spent in love<p>Nine American presidents, <b>Marlon Brando</b> with his dog, Simone de Beauvoir in the nude, 1,000 magazine covers, 60 books, two plays, 52 bomber missions …

British teen's 1914 diary from Paris brought to life on Twitter

PARIS (Reuters) - She’s a 16-year-old British girl like any other - hates Mondays, likes cakes, tea and shopping, finds French lessons dull but Paris beautiful.<p>British journalist and writer Rob McGibbon poses with the diary of Olive Higgins from 1914 in his office in west London February 12, 2014. …

How a 3D printer gave a teenage bomb victim a new arm – and a reason to live

In warring South Sudan, you must trade your limbs for your life. At least, this was the reality for Daniel Omar, who in March 2012, at the age of 14, embraced a tree trunk to shield himself from a bomb's blow, and stepped away without his hands. Aware of the burden he would place on his family, in …

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Unraveling the Mysterious Impacts of Lightning on the Human Body

Scientists in South Africa also hope to improve safety education in the "lightning capital of the world."<p><b>In the self-proclaimed lightning capital of the world, Johannesburg, South African researchers are conducting experiments to understand how the human body reacts to a lightning strike. Their</b> …