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Car-free getaways from some of the world's greatest cities

Travelling like a local in a foreign place means going off the beaten path in and out of town. On your next big city trip, put a day or so aside for an adventure within an adventure, forget the hassles of driving, and discover what lies beyond the metro maps.<p>1. Athens to Hydra<p>Santorini’s stark blue …

Rio De Janeiro

Check Out Leo Tolstoy's Strict 'Rules of Life' for Love and Work

You should only go to a brothel twice a month, according to the legendary writer.<p>Quite literally an epic novelist, Leo Tolstoy was known as much for his legendary, sprawling tomes (<i>Anna Karenina</i>, <i>War and Peace</i>) as he was for his ever stringent perfectionism. "I must get used to the idea, once and …

Literature

North Korea to become a beach holiday destination

The beaches of North Korea, a notoriously reclusive state, have been little-visited by Westerners and with Kim Jong-un's missile testing and public executions making headlines, may not be the first thing that springs to mind when one thinks of the country.<p>But this might be set to change, with the …

Everything analysts think will be in the next iPhone

Apple remains as tight-lipped as ever about the device's specs and features, but this hasn't stopped people from guessing. A new research note from Citi lays out what its analysts think will be in the iPhone 6s (as they are calling it).<p><b>Two phones — again.</b> Apple's tactic of selling the iPhone in two …

Mobile Technology

Tesla's huge new batteries will store power for Amazon, Target, and others

Elon Musk only announced Tesla's new Powerpack system tonight, but the company has already done deals with some of America's biggest companies to supply them with the new technology. Both Amazon and Target are rolling out pilot programs that will use Tesla's 100 kWh battery blocks, along with …

Tesla

How many calories are in your alcohol?

New research has revealed that one in twenty British women are 'drunkorexic', meaning they skip meals in favour of alcohol in an attempt to lose weight.<p>However, while they believe they can 'make up' the lost calories by drinking, experts warn that booze contains empty calories so swapping food for …

Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

Breakfast

Exactly how much salt should you eat in a day?

Doctors have criticised the Government for stalling a salt reduction programme. We take a look at current guidelines<p>Most of us consume more salt than is necessary for good health. Low levels of sodium are vital to keep our body fluids at the right concentration, but eating too much salt (the main …

Food

Consumer Reports initial tests unable to scratch Apple Watch sapphire, find heart-rate sensors accurate

I can’t remember if we’re still mad at <i>Consumer Reports</i> for Antennagate but they seem to be doing a thorough job at testing the Apple Watch as evidenced in the video below. Notable from their Day 1 tests is that the Apple Watch Sport screen does scratch but only after going pretty far down the Moh’s …

Facebook video is on course to steal YouTube’s video sharing crown

Facebook video is big and it’s getting bigger. For the first time, YouTube really needs to worry about losing its position as the king of online video.<p>Facebook video, which is relatively young in comparison to YouTube which launched in 2005, is now delivering 4 billion daily viewers. That’s up from …

24 of London's most incredible historic pubs

As the Great British Beer Festival continues in London, we reveal our pick of the best historic pubs in the heart of the capital.<p>There are few more quintessentially English experiences than supping a pint of ale in a centuries-old public house, where the walls could tell you stories. London is …

Daniel Humm's favourite New York restaurants

<b>How often do you travel?</b><p>About every two months. Most recently I was in Singapore for the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia awards ceremony. We visited a lot of markets and got to see some of the local street food. I fell in love with their chicken rice dish, which comes with steamed chicken and rice …

Profitability

Robots push iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to the edge

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge isn't even on sale yet but that's not stopping people from putting the company's latest flagship to the test.<p>While we've …

The Saudi Princess and the Multi-Million Dollar Shopping Spree

Saudi princess Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Sudairi reportedly tried to stiff some of Paris’s most exclusive boutiques for $20 million and skip out on a $7 million dollar hotel bill. James Reginato follows her trail.<p>It’s an old gambit—slipping out of a hotel in the dead of night to dodge the …

Saudi Arabia

Microsoft brings a preview of its Office Lens document scanning tool to Android

Microsoft’s Office Lens app aims to help you stop misplacing important documents and receipts you collect throughout the day. The Windows Phone version of the app was released over a year ago, but today the company announced that a preview of Office Lens is now available on Android.<p>For those who …

Software
Martin Sorrell

Apple takes security to highest level for Sept. 9 event

“We were told that we should erase anything embarrassing from our phones because security will be going through them with a fine-tooth comb.”