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A Quest For Simplicity Ends With The Perfect Retirement Home

Not all quests belong in the fantasy world. Some are as real as they can get. For architects, each project is a new quest, a new challenge and an …

Architecture

A GP's guide to stocking your medicine cabinet

Most of us have allowed our bathroom cupboards to become cluttered with useless and out-of-date drugs and devices. Here’s what you should have to hand<p>A&E is full to bursting, GPs are stretched to breaking point – there has never been a better time to treat ourselves. But, when you are unwell, the …

Health

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Good Whisky, Bad Times

For Ardbeg, the mid-1990s was the best of times and it was the worst of times. Located on the alternately windswept and fog-shrouded southeastern …

Nick Offerman Silently Sips Single Malt Scotch Whisky Alone to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Nick Offerman silently sips Lagavulin‘s single malt Scotch whisky alone for an hour while counting down the end of 2016 and welcoming the beginning …

7 Whiskey Trends To Watch In 2017

What trends will drive whiskey in 2017? The brown-spirits boom shows little sign of decline, so this year will likely be defined by further …

Single Malt Whisky

How to Read a Whiskey Label

Whether you are new to the whiskey category (and if so, “Welcome!”) or whether you know your single malts from your bourbon, it’s always important to …

Cigars

The 25 Best Oscar Beauty Moments of All Time, from Grace Kelly to Emma Stone

While much of the focus at the Academy Awards is on who won (and what they wore)--the most memorable looks of all time wouldn't have gone down in history without the right hair and makeup. From Grace Kelly's up-do to Michelle Williams's scarlet red lips and Halle Berry's ultra pixie cut, here's …

Fashion

9 of the best luxury ski chalets in Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just how much luxury is enough?<p>In the world of top-notch ski chalets, five-star opulence is just the starting point.<p>Bespoke, boutique and beautiful are the bottom line, plus the best materials, award-winning design and so many toys and extras that the slopes outside are in danger of …

Luxury

California's new pot economy valued at $7 billion

The future of California's legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where a garden of paper cannabis leaves sprouts on file cabinets and a burlap sack advertising "USA Home Grown" dangles from a wall.<p>Here, in the outskirts of …

Cannabis

Trump’s Yuge Week One

What really mattered, and what didn’t.<p>President Donald Trump’s first seven days in office were historic, chaotic, often astonishing and sometimes unsettling. With a flurry of provocative executive orders, surreal events, unapologetic falsehoods and did-he-really-say-that tweets, Trump continued to …

Government

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris: Pictures

Lady Gaga

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6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover

Get a taste for each corner of the world.<p>Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent.<p>EUROPE <b><br>Budapest, Hungary</b><p>This European capital straddles the Danube River—Buda on one side and Pest on the other—and …

Restaurants

How A Destitute, Abandoned Parisian Boy Became The First Celebrity Chef

The bustling Paris streets were rutted and caked in thick mud, but there was always a breathtaking sight to behold in the shop windows of Patisserie de la Rue de la Paix. By 1814, people crowded outside the bakery, straining for a glimpse of the latest confection created by the young chef who …

Life At 1600: The White House Survival Guide

It’s one thing to be elected President of the U.S. Learning how to do the job usually takes longer<p><b>A Presidential handoff comes with established rites</b> …

Barack Obama

The 21 hottest women-founded startups to watch in 2017

There has never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world.<p>There's no denying we have a long way to go. After all, venture capital firms are made up of mostly men, and some continue to suggest that women aren't cut out for the tech world at all. And way more VC money is offered to male …

Startups

The secret language of flight attendants

'Arm doors, cross-check and all-call'? A former flight attendant helps decode cabin-crew jargon.<p><b>Have you ever eavesdropped on an airline cabin crew</b>, and wondered the meanings of their jargon? What does “cross-check” mean? Or "all-call"? And what about when they mention taking their “jump seats” …

What is a ‘normal’ sex life?

From how often we do it to what we do, BBC Future's latest SmartList explores the wide spectrum of sexual desires and behaviours.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>Let’s face it, human sexuality is complicated. There are probably as many …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

The Future Of Neighborhoods: Five Projects That Show How We'll Live

Residential life could soon be changing.<p>1. We'll Generate Our Own Resources<p><b>An ambitious experiment in the Netherlands could be a model for life off the grid.</b><p>When a new housing development called ReGen Village opens as early as next year on the outskirts of Amsterdam, residents won’t have to rely on …

2017 Is Shaping Up to Be the Year of the Electric Car

Increasing sales, competitive operating costs, improved range--and a startup that can make it happen.<p>Every successful technology, product, or service has a tipping point. Many signs indicate that 2017 will be the tipping point for electric cars. Here's why, and a startup that can make it …

Electric Vehicles

Want to be a social media star? YouTubers give their top tips

Become a social media influencer with these tips from WIRED2016: Next Generation<p>Social media has a huge impact on the way we read and dissect news and information in the 21st Century. As platforms such as Twitter and YouTube have turned some of its most popular channels and accounts into bonafide …

The Leading Hotels of the World

Europe<p>From the majesty of the Swiss Alps, to the shores of the Aegean Sea, and buzzing metropolitan capitals, explore Europe's historic landscapes …

Travel

Buying Art for Your Home in a Gallery: A Guide to Getting it Right

And when not to buy art<p>There it is, gleaming and white: a gallery filled with art looking for a new home. But sometimes the setting can be so …

The mystery of why left-handers are so much rarer

Relatively few people are lefties, and it’s a puzzle why. Still, the science of handedness is revealing fascinating insights about you – from how it could change the way you think, to the fact that you might be ‘left-eared’.<p>From the time we pick up a chunky crayon and start scribbling as children, …

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Market momentum is driving these entrepreneurs to dream of huge returns from the blazing business of marijuana.<p>Long gone are the scary days of <i>Reefer Madness</i> and an insurmountable societal fear of cannabis. CNN's Sanjay Gupta recently blew up a 70-year myth about the enigmatic herb, confirming its …