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Photo Gallery: 16 incredible photos of Britain’s most scenic secret beaches

Chris Orange from the Remote Britain project spends his time photographing Britain’s remote spots. Here are 16 of his gorgeous images of little known …

To Understand Big Data, Try Thinking Like a Psychologist

Like a modern King Arthur and all of his knights, digital marketers are forever on a quest for the holy grail: the website that personalizes itself …

16 reasons why Lithuania should be your next holiday destination

Lithuania is celebrating 100 years of independence. Sort of. While it shook off more than a century of Tsarist rule on February 16, 1918, it was reoccupied at the end of the Second World War and only regained its freedom in 1990. Nevertheless, the country is marking the centenary, as is sure to be …

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Mexico City

Follow the footsteps of the Aztecs, admire the brushstrokes of Frida Kahlo, and experience centuries-old traditions during Day of the Dead.<p>Built on the ruins of the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico City is one of the oldest and largest cities in the Americas. Colonial architecture, iconic …

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20+ Free Books To Learn Linux For Free

<i>Brief: In this article, I’ll share you the best resource to learn Linux for free. This is a collection of websites, online video courses and free</i> …

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How to make the ultimate Sunday roast

It’s no surprise that the Sunday roast is close to our hearts – it represents family and friends like no other meal. In fact, the Sunday roast is beaten only by fish and chips (eaten by the seaside) as the nation’s overall most-loved food,according to a poll earlier this year by Visit Cornwalll.<p>But …

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The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

The ultimate UK bucket list: 29 things to do before you die

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The ultimate roast chicken

Get the best chicken you can afford, and you'll have a delicious Sunday lunch on your hands in little over an hour.<p>SERVES<p>4-6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 chicken, about 1.8kg<br>• sea salt<br>• 3 carrots, peeled<br>• 1 lemon, halved<br>• 4 rashers of streaky bacon (optional)<p>METHOD<p>The day before you want to serve it, sprinkle the chicken …

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Microsoft’s speech recognition is now just as accurate as humans

Robots are now just as good at transcribing speech as humans.<p>According to a paper published yesterday, a team of Microsoft engineers in the Artificial Intelligence and Research division reported their system reached a word error rate (WER) of 5.9 percent, a figure that is roughly equal to that of …

What You Can Do When You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and your behavior. No one else can choose either one of those for you. But sometimes …

Mindfulness

The Best Guide On How To Take Pictures Of Mist And Fog

Mist And Fog Photography<p><b>Fog Photography</b> and <b>Mist Photography</b> (or both), it is one of the most enigmatic and atmospheric aspects of outdoor …

Which Lens Filters Are Still Needed for Digital Landscape Photos?

Here’s a helpful 12-minute video by landscape photographer and vlogger Thomas Heaton about lens filters. With the emergence of digital photography …

Lentil Soup Recipes That Won't Bore You To Death

And they're (mostly) healthy, too.<p>Of all the soup recipes out there to choose from, lentil soup is the most unassuming. It’s not as popular as tomato and not as flashy as French onion, but there’s something about this protein-rich soup that has the ability to comfort beyond all the others. Lentil …

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Create your own VPN server

<b>The use of VPNs is actually quite common around the world for a number of different reasons.</b> Companies do it to enable their employees to dial into …

15 Best Useful Free Linux Ebooks in PDF For Newbies by Pro Hacker

15 Best Useful Free Linux Ebooks in PDF For Newbies by Pro Hacker<p>15 Best Useful Free Linux Ebooks in PDF For Newbies by Pro Hacker<p>Click To Tweet<p>This …

How We Turned $15 Into $812 With Facebook Ads

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on January <b>10, 2016</b><p>In our previous article (<b>Startup Drugz Top 3 Performing Facebook Ads of 2015</b>) we shared our best ads from 2015 based …

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

The perfect autumn weekend break – to a city you've (probably) never heard of

Arriving in Alesund in the autumn sunlight, you can see why it has been called the “most beautiful city in Norway”. Like a mini-Prague amid the fjords and mountains, it lies on a series of islets on Norway’s north-west coast, surrounded by the snow-covered Sunnmore Alps.<p>After a fire destroyed the …

How to Plan and Capture a Perfectly Aligned Moonrise Photo

Photographing the moon can be spectacular—a rising full moon looks very big and is often red. And combining a spectacular moonrise shot with …

A bot is born: Kimera Systems adds ‘Nigel’ to the crowd of AI assistants

There’s a new bot in town: Nigel, a software assistant that its creators at Oregon-based Kimera Systems say can learn from the behavior of its …

Microsoft’s New Data-Viz Tool Puts Excel Charts To Shame

SandDance is free-to-use software that will make you feel like a data science guru.<p>All of us have experienced the horrors of the Excel graph. (A few of us, surely, are even responsible for bringing this misery onto others.) Enter Microsoft’s new data-visualization tool, which will make you look …

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Scallops and chorizo with preserved lemon gremolata recipe

A lemon gremolata gives a lift to scallops with chorizo<p><i>Serves four as a starter</i><p>1 preserved lemon (1 if you are using small shop-bought ones, ¼ or ½ if home-made)<br>1 fat garlic clove, roughly chopped<br>2 tbsp roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley<br>12 fat scallops<br>olive oil, for frying<br>250g (9oz) cooking chorizo, …

New ‘The Forest’ Oculus Rift PC Horror Survival Game Trailer Released (video)

A new trailer has been released this week for the new game ‘The Forest’ which has been created for PC and the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. …