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7 Ways to Salt-Bake a Fish

Learn how to master this amazing fish preparation.<p>Baking a whole fish in a salt crust makes it insanely moist and delicate and leaves it perfectly …

Fully understand the IoT with this report

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Happiness

12 Pictures You'll Appreciate Especially if You're High AF

You know today is the perfect day to smoke up, chill out and eat a jar of queso dip. We got your back, lil' stoner buddy. Now have some sweet things …

A Guide to Buying the Best Cocktail Spirits

If you're buying booze to sip neat or with ice, you're probably looking for the best you can afford—you're willing to spend a bit more money on it. What you're paying for, in that circumstance, is <i>nuance</i>, says Shannon Healy, the owner of the Durham, North Carolina bar Alley Twenty Six. But, says …

Prepare yourselves: London’s largest gin bar opens next week

Attention all London-based lovers of gin (so everyone in London, basically): something very big is happening next week.<p>This Monday, April 18, Holborn …

A Look Back at Havana in All Its Glory

From Karl Lagerfeld to President Obama, Cuba has made its way onto seemingly everyone's itineraries lately. In case a jaunt there for Chanel's cruise show there in May isn't in the cards, here's a look back at Havana's best architecture and interiors over the years.

Cuba

You can predict city gentrification through check-ins and tweets

Do you dread the thought of gentrification jacking up real estate prices (and stifling culture) in your neighborhood? In the future, you might only need to keep tabs on social networks to know when your part of town is changing -- British researchers have learned that Foursquare check-ins and …

University of Cambridge

Top 10 industrial-chic hotels and hostels

If you’re a fan of the raw concrete and exposed brick aesthetic, book into one of these converted factories or offices where the design is bare, bold and beautiful<p>With beds made from wire fencing (don’t worry, the mattresses on top are normal) and communal spaces that resemble a car park or a …

Top 10

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Monday.<p><b>1. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff lost a decisive impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress on Sunday.</b>She is now almost certain to be forced from office in a move that would end 13 years of leftist Workers' Party rule.<p><b>2. The death toll</b> …

North Korea

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

21 tiny design features that show Apple’s incredible attention to detail

Apple is known for its insane attention to detail. Oftentimes, it’s what sets Apple’s products apart from the competition.<p>Some of these features are incredibly useful and make the products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, …

Apple Watch

How to stay in luxury hotel rooms all over the world for less

I will come right out and say it: I have expensive taste—a truly uncanny knack for gravitating toward the most ridiculously overpriced item in any establishment, be it a smoothie with raw cacao and cold-pressed coconut oil, or a cloud grey turtleneck sweater that evokes a sleeping baby alpaca.<p>What …

Hospitality

Britain's house price surge will get worse because builders are running out of land

While building more affordable houses is the most fundamental way to tackle the imbalance between supply and demand, Daniel Porter and his team at UBS highlighted an important factor that directly prevents more properties being created — <b>housebuilders are running out of land to build on.</b><p>The note …

Housing

Cheap Flights To Europe, Awesome SPG Bonus Offers And Free Data From VZW

Here’s what I’m reading about today in the world of miles and points:<p><b>Cheap Flights of the Day:</b> TAP Portugal has a really interesting open jaw fare to …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

Post Office Travel Money has released the findings of its latest Holiday Costs Barometer, revealing the cheapest beach destinations for a summer …

Yesterday afternoon we explored #Lima: it is nothing like I expected. This building makes up one side of the Plaza San Martin, whose beautiful baroque/neo-colonial white buildings were constructed around 1921. The Plaza is part of the Historic Centre of Lima, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1988 by #UNESCO. Huge thanks to our @blacktomatotravel guide Cecilia for showing us around her beautiful city #Peru #llgtravels

Why haven't low oil prices boosted the global economy?

Funny things happen when interest rates are zero, but are they so funny that low oil prices might actually be hurting the economy right now?<p>The …

Halloween: London's Spookiest Streets

From Bleeding Heart Yard to Kensington Gore, London's streets are a veritable rib-cage of horror. Here are a few favourites. As ever, suggest …

What's The Best Pub Along The Thames?

<i>Part ‘T' of our two-year mission to alphabetically visit London’s best pubs.</i><p><b>UPDATE</b>: We now have the results of this poll. See here for the …

Shake Your Bones @Boxpark's Halloween Party

<i>This is a sponsored article on behalf of Boxpark.</i><p>Still undecided on how to spend your Halloween? Boxpark Shoreditch invites you to a good old …

Secrets Of The Jubilee Line

Secrets of the Underground is one of Londonist's most-watched series, racking up millions of views.<p>In it, Geoff Marshall, former Guinness World …

Where To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In London

<i>Dia de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead if you like) is sometimes seen as the Mexican version of Halloween. Actually it's rather more complex than</i> …

Walthamstow Pie And Mash Shop Gets Listed Status

L Manze Eel, Pie and Mash Shop on Walthamstow High Street has received Grade II listed status from English Heritage. The local favourite was …

Top London Dates: Flying Sparks, Snazzy Jazz & Vintage

<i>Meet like-minded Londoners with Londonist and DoingSomething and go on the best dates in London. It’s free to create a profile: join now.</i><p>Sizzle with …

The Definitive Guide To Living It Up In Berlin

Berlin is a city steeped in history, grittiness, and alternative spirit — a veritable paradise for those who think, do, and want things served up a …

'Bubble' warning, after UK house prices rise again

<b>A senior economist has warned about the dangers of a house price bubble, following figures that show prices are surging.</b><p>In its latest monthly survey, Nationwide said prices across the UK are now 5.8% higher than this time a year ago.<p>That figure is up from 5% only a month ago.<p>Howard Archer, the …

Housing

Secret owners of 'shell' companies to be made public

<b>A list of the owners of "shell" companies where firms keep money offshore to avoid tax will be published to discourage tax evasion, David Cameron has announced.</b><p>The prime minister said the "cloak of secrecy" surrounding company ownership had lead to "questionable practice and downright …

Corruption

Barclays confirms foreign exchange probe

Foreign exchange investigations are the latest multi-national examination into how banks set financial benchmarks that affect trillions of dollars in transactions.<p>London-based banking giant Barclays has joined other global banks confirming that regulators have asked them for information in an …