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Book an appointment: doctors to prescribe novels in new scheme

The Reading Well for Young People campaign lists books to help young people deal with mental-health issues and will be available at surgeries and libraries<p>Doctors will be able to prescribe novels such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to …

Mental Health

Top 10 books for reluctant and dyslexic readers

From Wimpy Kid to Goth Girl, <b>Tom Palmer</b> shares his hand-on-heart recommendations of books to help encourage a lifelong love of reading<p>Read top tips for dyslexic writers by Tom McLaughlin<p>See Dive In, a book guide for reluctant and dyslexic readers from Dyslexia Action<p>I was a reluctant reader when I …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Vegetarian Wellington | Vegetables Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1 small butternut squash , halved lengthways and seeds scraped out<br>• olive oil<br>• 1 small dried red chilli , crumbled<br>• ½ teaspoon …

Bang On

A snip of the fringe is fall’s easiest makeover. See variations on the style—from curly to straight, messy to fixed—from the <i>W</i> archives here.

Jamie Oliver

Halloween Mermaid Makeup Tutorial

My name is Traci Hines, and I’m a singer, mermaid model, performer, accessory designer, and a makeup artist too. Today I’m sharing step-by-step directions to help you achieve a fantastical mermaid look this Halloween.<p><b>Tools</b> <br>A good set of makeup brushes<br>An eyelash curler<p><b>Products</b> <i><br>Face:</i> <br>Mineral …

How to Bake Scientifically Accurate Cake Planets

Watch the above video for an overview of how they put these cakes together. If you want to try it yourself, you can find a detailed step-by-step …

Planets

Let’s not sing our ABCs

About 15 years ago I went to live in Mexico because I wanted to learn Spanish. A year on, I was still merrily mangling Spanish verbs, and my …