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The Historical King Arthur

The legends surrounding King Arthur and his knights have charmed and intrigued people for centuries and their popularity continues in the present …

Ancient History

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

In our dream world we could eat nachos for dinner each night and never see a change on the scale (or our bodies). Sigh. It’s actually that type of …

Nutrition

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

The Unspoken Crimes of World War II: Who Were the “Butchers of Dresden” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In World history, there are many actors who deserved a title of “Butcher” but there are only two persons whom the Western historians, journalists or</i> …

19 vegan food hacks that will change your life

Following a vegan diet is pretty easy these days. Whether you aim to eat more plant-based food for your health, the environment or the animals, …

Vegan

20 of the best new UK hotels and hostels for 2018

From rustic hostels to chic city-centre boltholes, we pick the best newly opened hotels and hostels around the UK, plus several that are set to start welcoming guests this year<p><b>The Fleece Hotel,</b> <b>Richmond, North Yorkshire</b><p><b>Doubles from</b> £150 B&B<b><br>Opens</b> April<b><br>Bedrooms</b> 14<p>With its baronial flourishes and …

England

Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking

21 Most Beautiful Villages in the UK

Britain is home to some of the most charming, heart-melting villages in the world. With quaint pubs, idyllic stone cottages, […]21 Most Beautiful …

Scotland

9 Cheeses You Can Eat If You’re Lactose Intolerant

If you’re lactose intolerant, ingesting foods with high levels of lactose can cause uncomfortable digestive woes, including gas, bloating, and …

Health

Here Are The Recipes You Should Try In 2018

Here's what our readers loved most this year.

Cooking

A Brief History of Paris

Paris has been a thriving metropolis and a center of intellectual and artistic achievement for centuries. The city's roots reach to the third century …

France

Lamb Biryani Recipe - Great British Chefs

Colin McGurran serves up a stunning lamb biryani recipe – a celebratory Indian dish that makes the most of an aromatic host of spices. As it's such a …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

Staten Island

Chicken Lombardy – Book of Taste

19NOV<p>Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 …

Charge your smartphone in 2 hours with this paper-thin solar panel

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Books

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

Breakfast

Why I Capture the Castle has gained a secret cult of book lovers

“Every time I meet someone who also loves <i>I Capture the Castle</i>,” writes Jenny Han in her foreword to the new edition of Dodie Smith’s 1948 classic, “I know we must be kindred spirits.”<p><i>I Capture the Castle</i> is that kind of book. It’s not quite famous, even among Smith’s works (her most famous title …

The Best Ways to Make Creamy Pasta Without Cream

It's hard to beat the level of comfort provided by a pasta dish that's coated in a heavy cream sauce, like fettuccine Alfredo or penne alla vodka. …

Italian Food

Samsung’s new connected tags monitor pets or kids for a week on a single charge

Samsung has something worth your time if you like to keep tabs on kids, pets or other cherished items. The Korea electronics giant just announced Connect Tag, a small internet-enabled device that tracks location and lasts a week between charges.<p>In other words, this is a similar offering to existing …

Samsung

Why you should roast a head of garlic virtually every time you turn on the oven

Does everyone know about the glorious versatility of roasted garlic? I hope so. But just in case you don't, the next time you've got your oven going for at least the better part of an hour, roast some and you'll see. Just take a whole head of garlic, cut it in half horizontally, so you get through …

Food Preservation

Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

Scientists are unlocking the secrets to how we’re all related—to each other and to the species that came before us.<p>Today, scientists routinely map the genomes of the long dead, from Neanderthals to medieval kings. What they’re finding out, says British geneticist Adam Rutherford in <i>A Brief History</i> …

This Company Is Trying To Disrupt The Braces Industry And Dentists Are Fighting Back

SmileDirectClub offers to straighten your teeth at a fraction of the cost of braces, without a visit to the dentist. But orthodontists claim the company has endangered the oral health of tens of thousands of people.<p><b>Dentists are waging</b> a war against SmileDirectClub, a startup whose mail-order …

Dentistry

Probiotic Miso Ginger Carrot Soup with Black Sesame Dust | Goop

“Probiotics are the most commonly associated word with gut health, and for good reason: Having a good balance of bacteria is essential for a healthy …

Coconut

This Creamy Mushroom Chicken Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Want to end your Monday on a high note? Make this creamy balsamic mushroom chicken. It's a 30-minute, one-skillet meal with crispy bacon as a star …

Cooking

Homemade Mini Frozen Cauliflower Pizza Crusts Cure Pizza Cravings

Cauliflower pizza crust is a genius idea! You get that soft, doughy texture you crave, but it's low in carbs and is grain-free, so it's perfect if you're gluten-intolerant or Paleo.<p>It's easy to whip up, but it takes about an hour to make and bake the crust — and that's not including the baking time …

Jaybird Just Made The Best-Sounding Wireless Earbuds

Runner-favorite Jaybird is releasing a new product called Run — and they're the best wireless earbuds for working out.<p>The Run handled it all: from pop (Rihanna's "Work") to bass-bumping trip-hop (Massive Attack's "Teardrop") to chill alt rock (Yo La Tengo's "Everyday"). Audio on the Bragi Headphone …

Consumer Tech

Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook: Letter | Mashable Shop

• Size: 8.5" x 11"<br>• 32 pages<br>• Dot grid pattern on each page<br>• Pages are erasable with a moistened cloth<br>• Infinitely reusable

The 10 New TV Shows You'll Be Obsessed With This Fall

New comedies, dark prestige dramas, and an epic Ken Burns docu-series await.<p>Summer is ending, and with it comes the conclusion of our obsessive chronicling of every incestuous hookup on <i>Game of Thrones</i> and the preposterous Roadhouse booking on <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>. But don't leave the couch just …

TV