Helen Murray

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The 10 Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Our bedrooms are meant to be our havens, but the chemicals within disrupt this peaceful zone where we go to recharge our batteries. Formaldehyde from …

Plants

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

<b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples such as jacket spuds, peas or onions. Instead, go for favourites that don’t store …

Gardening

Nigel Slater’s cauliflower slices with horseradish recipe

The recipe<p>Warm 500ml of vegetable stock in a medium saucepan. Trim 1kg of cauliflower then cut into steaks, about 2cm thick. Lower these into the boiling stock, then reduce the heat, so that the stock simmers. Partially cover the pan with a lid, then leave to cook until soft enough to pierce …

Cauliflower

Best road trips for families including Star Wars sights in Ireland

The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland<p>Despite its proximity and shared history, Ireland remains a misunderstood and neglected destination for most UK …

European Travel

Thousands Gather for the Centuries-Old Appleby Horse Fair

For hundreds of years, members of the travelers community in the United Kingdom have gathered by the thousands in Appleby-in-Westmorland, in Northern England, to sell and trade horses and celebrate as a community. During the loosely organized event, horses are washed, displayed and run for buyers …

Oatmeal Protein Pancakes - Good Habits & Guilty Pleasures

1/2 cup oats<br>1/4 cup cottage cheese<br>1 egg<br>1 egg white<br>1 tablespoon milk (any kind)<br>Pinch of cinnamon<p>1. Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth<br>2. …

9 Protein Pancake Recipes That Prove You’re Doing Breakfast All Wrong

There’s something so comforting about pancakes, but they're usually reserved for Sunday mornings... and that's it. We want to change that, and these …

Breakfast

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Doctor Who in numbers

51% of the Doctor's adventures have been set in the future<p>51% of Doctor Who's stories have been set in the future while 23% have been set in the past. Earth has been the most popular location (47% of stories set on the planet) while another 33% of stories have been set in alien worlds, 16% on …

On 23 November 1963, Doctor Who was born. Follow our timeline through the regenerations here: http://fw.to/MKShOtO

The 10 best Doctor Who stories http://trib.al/f21kqbf Disagree? Have your say in the comments Photograph: BBC

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The early bird apparently does get the worm. Christoph Randler, a biology professor at the University of Education in Heidelberg, Germany, found that morning people are often more successful than evening people because, as a group, they …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Listen to Daft Punk's Hand-Selected Favorites via Spotify Playlist

Ever wonder what Daft Punk listen to in their spare time? The ever elusive and secretive duo, composed of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de …

Delicious vegetarian recipes - How to make healthy choices every day

Vegetarian Food

In Guardian Cook: The 10 best banana recipes Bananas, the nation's favourite raw snack, are endlessly versatile in the kitchen. Mash and fry, slice and curry or unzip and bake whole – see which of these 10 treatments you prefer http://t.gu.com/n8iy3 Photo: Tiny banana tartes tatin. Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian