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London's best new restaurant and bar openings

Helix and Iris, The Gherkin<p>Increasingly obscured by the ever-taller towers emerging around it, the Gherkin nonetheless remains one of London’s truly iconic buildings, and soon the public will have a new opportunity to appreciate this Norman Foster-designed building from within. Replacing Searcys at …

Man photobombs stock photos, and things get weird fast

Women laughing with salads, men in suits putting on fake powerpoint presentations — stock photos are the worst.<p>Matt Vescovo was tired of bland stock …

The British Mountaineering Council

SUMMIT MAGAZINE<p>Not sure if scrambling is for you? Want to give it a try but don't know where to start? Find out everything you need to know from our …

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How to Use the Internet to Get (and Stay) in Shape

Even if you can't afford a swanky Equinox membership but can't stand packing in among the masses at 24 Hour Fitness, you've got no excuse for letting …

If Dropbox CEO Drew Houston Could Give Any Advice To His Younger Self, It'd Involve A Tennis Ball And The Number 30,000

At Web Summit in Dublin on Tuesday, CNN's Laurie Segall asked Houston to clarify what two things mean.<p>Houston said the tennis ball reminds him to work on a business he's obsessed with — like a dog who is focused on retrieving a tennis ball. He once started an SAT prep company and lost interest; he …

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Getting Off the To-Do Treadmill

You need to learn the difference between busy and productive. Here's where to start.<p>Raise your hand if you wrote out (or typed into an app) a to-do list for the day.<p>It feels good, right?<p>Making the list helps you feel organized for the coming day, and it takes some of the pressure off your brain to …

Being Bill Murray: Life as One of the World's Most Beloved Stars

Many of us have random impulses, but Bill Murray is the man who acts on them, for all of us. Consider, for example, the time a couple of years ago …

The Art of Not Working at Work

At first, the ability to check email, read ESPN, or browse Zappos while on the job may feel like a luxury. But in time, many crave more meaningful—and more demanding—responsibilities.<p>Two years ago a civil servant in the German town of Menden wrote a farewell message to his colleagues on the day of …

Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – looking for glaciers that could stand in for the icy wastes of a distant planet in Nolan’s new film, Interstellar. They were on foot, the terrain proving inaccessible by car through freezing rain. The …

Brocade Brings Scale-Out SDN to the Campus Network

Brocade has expanded Effortless Network strategy, enabled by the company’s HyperEdge architecture. Today, the company announced scale-out networking …

5 Key Takeaways From the Latest Climate Change Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for a dramatic shift from fossil fuels, aiming to influence world leaders to take concrete steps.<p><b>The latest report from the main international panel charged with assessing climate change, released today in Copenhagen, shouts the same basic message</b> …

Cover Story: Peter de Sève’s “Hip Hops”

In September, the Brooklyn restaurant Luksus became the world’s first beer-focussed eatery to receive a Michelin star. A year ago, I visited the restaurant, which is in the heart of Polish Greenpoint, and loved the Nordic-influenced tasting menu. There is no wine or liquor served; instead, each …

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November 2014

Margaret Atwood: “Ooooh! Are we going to talk about dying?”

The Canadian author reflects on ageing, generational inequality, reworking Shakespeare and writing stories that no one will read for a century.<p><i>The</i> …

Eric Pickles Red-Faced As High Profile Land Scheme Fails To Attract Single Successful Bid

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles is under fire after it emerged that a high profile scheme to release any unused public land to the public has …

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day's news, with a little bit of fun thrown into the mix.<p>Although it's packed with information, it's also a quick read. There are top stories in news, business, technology, sports and popular …

Opinion: Why I Climb Dangerous Mountains

Remove all the risks from Everest and Rainier and the adventure is lost.<p>In light of the deaths of six climbers attempting to summit Mount Rainier via the Liberty Ridge Route, many will question the logic of climbing dangerous mountains. "You're an idiot for risking your life for an egotistical …

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Adventures on Instagram

You no longer need a thousand-dollar camera to take awe-inspiring shots. All you really need is an iPhone, an Instagram account, and a sharp eye. Just take it from the guys at Camp 4 Collective —Jimmy Chin, Anson Fogel, Renan Ozturk, and Alex Honnold, recently featured in the Instagram blog. They …

Barbecue recipes: 10 of the best for a hot summer day

1. Felicity Cloake's perfect barbecue ribs<p>Go for baby back ribs, says Cloake: "Not only does a whole rack look more impressive but – and, at the risk …

Caffs (B)Log...

So it is <br>70 metres long, with a tough and intimidating first half and at around 35-40 metres you’ve got ten metres of arete climbing with a lot of …

Proposals to limit legal aid for judicial review will undermine the rule of law

QCs are concerned about the Ministry of Justice's plans to further restrict legal aid for judicial review<p>SIR - The Government says that a fair justice system with “fair outcomes” is essential in our democratic society, and that legal aid is the “hallmark of a fair, open justice system”. In our …

What My Father Taught Me: Cory Doctorow

BoingBoing coeditor, science-fiction author, and tech journalist Cory Doctorow tells PopMech how his dad influenced his upbringing. (Check back for more dad advice from PopMech's Fatherhood Issue, leading up to our full list next week—"127 Things My Dad Taught Me". And tweet your own with …

25 Best Free Android Apps

1. Carbon for Twitter<p>2. BaconReader<p>3. Gmail<p>4. Maps<p>5. Flipboard<p>6. Chrome<p>7. Drive<p>8. Dropbox<p>9. ES File Explorer<p>10. Pocket<p>11. Evernote<p>12. Goodreads<p>13. …