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She was born in 1894, has had seven children and lives with her 77 year-old son. Is this the World's oldest person? http://bbc.in/1aMW5Lq

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …


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Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

A guide to carrying your child on a bicycle

How will Britain's porn filters work?

ON JULY 23rd, just in time for the traditional summer news drought, David Cameron, Britain's prime minister, announced a crackdown on online …

Why acupuncture is giving sceptics the needle http://t.gu.com/nm5F9 Acupuncture has been prescribed by half of Britain's doctors, but after 3,000 clinical trials its efficacy remains unproven. So is the NHS making a grave error in supporting this ancient treatment?

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The Food and Agricultural Organisation, a UN agency, says Latin America has become the most overweight region in the developing world. In contrast to 1990, when the fat epidemic took off, far more years of healthy life are now lost in Latin America through overeating than through hunger. As deaths from obesity-related diseases have risen, so has the cost of treating them http://econ.st/145Kgkp

For a group that tries to stay hidden, much is known about homeless people in London. The Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) contains an individual record for every rough sleeper found since the late 1990s. These numbers have been causing problems for London's mayor, Boris Johnson http://econ.st/172so4Q

Racing pigeon found by Navy ship out at sea after going 300 miles off course

A racing pigeon that took a wrong turn and ended up 300 miles (483km) out in the Atlantic Ocean is to be returned to her owner after being rescued by …

800,000 British jobs advertised to foreign workers in the EU

<b>Thousands of British jobs are being advertised to foreign workers across the European Union despite ‘rife’ unemployment in the UK.</b><p>More than 800,000 …

Experience: I met my sister for the first time in prison http://gu.com/p/3h3f3/tw 'We would visit my mum once a month in Holloway. A few months into her sentence, she told us she was pregnant' Photograph: Mark Chilvers for the Guardian

By September this year Prince Charles, aged 64, will have waited longer for promotion to the British throne than any heir, ever. Prince William will surely be north of 50 before he gets a turn in ermine. Barring disease, accident or another ill-judged attempt to rule without Parliament resulting in public beheading, the royal baby may become king somewhere around 2070 http://econ.st/1dXLvAY