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European history hovers close to reverse gear

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European history may be about to go into reverse.<p>A British Union flag (L) and a European Union flag hang from a building in central London, Britain February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files<p>If Britain votes to leave the European Union, it will likely start a process of …

Europe

These Chocolate Raspberry Cups Are Delicately Delicious

Mmmmmhmmm.

Engineers asked children to come up with useless inventions then actually made them

There's something about children's innocence and unspoiled imagination that makes them brilliant at coming up with surreal hypothetical …

Top 65 happy songs

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Tame Your TV: Simple Solutions to Help It Fit (Not Fight) With Your Decor

(Image credit: Tessa Neustadt)<p>It seems like television is a four-letter word sometimes in the design community. There's tons of advice about how to …

Living Rooms

"Wall of Sounds" Celebrates Vintage Music Systems as Sepia-Toned Art

Jeff Klarin's digital <i>Wall of Sounds</i> helps music enthusiasts celebrate their passion for vintage systems in a new way. His series of photographic representations of antique music technology and collections of tapes and albums, create the perfect, alternative wall pieces. He generates these …

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

Google Street View

Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them

“I will <i>not</i> cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were simply reporting on the weather or time of day. At 6 years old, my second-born son, Oliver, has …

Parenting

How to Make an Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake for the Holidays

We all know about rainbow cakes, but have you ever seen one created just for the holidays? This red and green version is not just dyed festive colors — it’s inspired by the classic Italian rainbow cookie! Bringing the tradition of sharing Christmas cookies and impressive, colorful cakes together, …

my patio: before + after.

okay, guys — today is finally the big reveal on my outdoor patio makeover. i’ve been so excited to get this project completed and share it with you, …

The Secret History of the British Garden, episode one, review: 'much to be charmed by'

The documentary was like a merry dance back down the garden path, says Gerard O'Donovan<p>Mid November – a perfect moment to snuggle up in front of the fire and enjoy <b>The Secret History of the British Garden</b> (BBC Two) in which presenter Monty Don embarked on a journey through 400 years of our national …

The Corbyn quote at PMQs that silenced his critics once and for all

‘I ask him for the sixth time,’ will be the quote that finally silences the critics of Jeremy Corbyn’s PMQs performances. Because this week, Corbyn …

David Cameron has all the answers... except to the question he’s been asked

POLITICAL SKETCH: At PMQs, Jeremy Corbyn asks the Prime Minister the same question about tax credit six times – but to no avail<p>Brays, barks, bleats, whinnies, honks. <b>Prime Minister’s Questions</b> was turning into the usual farmyard cacophony. The Speaker had had enough.<p>“Order!” he blared. “The answer …

'Downton Abbey' stars battle like Jedi in 'The Evil Butler Strikes Back'

When "Downton Abbey" actor Rob James-Collier, who plays the underbutler Thomas, made the 6-minute film " Downton Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Valet" on his iPhone as part of a campaign to raise money for the Chilterns MS Centre, we had no idea how much fun it would be to see the cast in their …

A Destination Wedding at Downton Abbey

Though Lacey and Aaron spent their childhood summers on the same East Hampton beach just a block apart, they didn't officially meet until a mutual friend introduced them in 2009. They quickly made up for lost time, and in December of 2013, after three years of dating and weathering a winter storm, …

Play fort!

First lumber run. I mostly winged my material list so I probably made a total of 5 trips to HD throughout the project which was okay considering I …

14 Genius Tricks to Keep Fresh Food From Spoiling Fast

Because you didn't pay $4.50 for a pint of moldy strawberries.<p>1. Put paper towels in the salad drawer.<p>Lining your crisper with a few sheets of paper towels absorbs the condensation that the veggies generate as they chill. Excess moisture can make your fresh foods wilt and much faster, so the paper …

Ignoring one simple step can make all of your efforts to recycle useless

While a little bit of leftover food can seem harmless, mold and bacteria can feed on the debris, multiplying as the recyclables sit in the hot sun on the way from your curb to the recycling center.<p>Recycling companies do wash the items , but many sort the incoming material according to its …

Sustainability

Jeremy Corbyn's QE for the people is exactly what the world may soon need

The rich have made a killing off QE. Next time it should be injected directly into the veins of the real economy<p>There are many good reasons to gasp at Jeremy's Corbyn's planned assault on capital, but his enthusiasm for "People's QE" is not one of them.<p>Overt monetary financing of deficits - the …

How To Improve Your iPhone's Battery Life In 8 Steps

You can thank us later.<p>You know the struggle: You're about to Snapchat the world's most flattering selfie, or delete an accidental "Like" that totally shows you're still stalking your ex on Facebook -- and your phone unexpectedly dies.<p>The iPhone in particular is notorious for having terrible …

Batteries

Glastonbury donates discarded wellies to migrants in Calais

<b>Wellies abandoned at this year's Glastonbury Festival are going to migrants in Calais.</b><p>Several hundred pairs of rubber boots ended up at a recycling centre in Somerset, but were saved.<p>The reprieved Wellington boots were then sized, paired and checked by a group of volunteers.<p>Team member Liz Clegg, …

Lake of the Ozarks Honors Our Local Veterans

It doesn't matter whether you're trying to sell your house at the Lake of the Ozarks or simply looking to decorate your home for your own enjoyment - …

Tony Blair: Even if you hate me, please don’t take Labour over the cliff edge

The Labour party is in danger more mortal today than at any point in the over 100 years of its existence. I say this as someone who led the party for 13 years and has been a member for more than 40. The leadership election has turned into something far more significant than who is the next leader. …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

The Porch House, Stow-on-the-Wold, the Cotswolds: hotel review

This 1,000-year-old inn is in an idyllic Cotswolds town beloved by American tourists and affluent down-from-Londoners, but it makes an effort to add excellent food and service to its perfect setting<p>There has been an inn on this site in Stow-on-the-Wold since 947AD, which allows the Porch House to …

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17 Outdoor Pallet Projects For DIY Furniture | DIY Projects

Want to work on some DIY outdoor pallet projects? Awesome! These outdoor wood pallet projects will not only spruce up your yard, they’ll also give …

Woodworking

Smart 'Tracy Island' Reimagines Iconic 'Thunderbirds' Toy

Toymaker Vivid is hoping to repeat 90′s sell-out success with its high tech version of the iconic Tracy Island to coincide with the new Thunderbirds Are Go TV show.<p>Thunderbirds Are Go is created by ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures, with effects by Weta Workshop. It adapts of the original …