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Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

From Maus to Tamara Drewe: the 10 graphic novels everyone should read

The recent hoo-ha about the Man Booker prize’s longlisting of a graphic novel for the first time, the chilling, understated Sabrina by Nick Drnaso, may have piqued your interest in exploring this ever-expanding medium further, or perhaps for the first time. Not everyone has grown up reading comics …

Graphic Novels

Never Goin' Back review – fresh, filthy, female stoner comedy is a memorable high

“You are I are <i>going</i> on this trip,” says one fledgling but comfortably stoned almost-17 year-old to another in Augustine Frizzell’s debut feature Never Goin’ Back. “And we’re going to kiss some motherfucking dolphins, smoke some motherfucking ganja, and eat some motherfucking donuts.” The trip in …

Acting

Why You Should Outsource Your Inbox

If you are thinking of hiring an assistant, you may assume that you need someone full-time and in person. You may also assume that writing out the processes for your business will be difficult. But it is a lot easier than you might expect to delegate tasks and free up time, thanks to virtual admins …

Outsourcing

10 of the best words in the world (that don't translate into English)

One of the many great things about languages worldwide is the sizeable number of words for which there is no real English translation. Often they tell us about concepts and ideas that we are missing out on in the anglophone world.<p>As the northern hemisphere heads abroad in the coming holiday season, …

Language

A London cocktail bar has been named the best in the world

The 12th Annual Spirited Awards took place in New Orleans over the weekend, and London bars dominated the event.<p>The Savoy hotel’s prestigious …

New Orleans

How to make cooling summer cocktails, iced coffee and soft drinks

'Yes, here, you get out here.’ I’m not convinced but tumble out of the New York cab and stand in a street of mysterious frontages and even more mysterious smells. I’m on my way to meet the restaurant critic who writes the Hungry City column for The New York Times. This features simple restaurants …

Recipes

How A Fine Artist Built A Million-Dollar, One-Person Business That's True To Her Vision

Iris Scott, 34, makes her living finger painting. That might sound like nice work if someone else is paying your bills, but the Brooklyn artist—known for her impressionistic paintings of the natural world in psychedelic colors—is fully self-supporting. She broke $500,000 in revenue last year and …

Social Media

Three Identical Strangers: the bizarre tale of triplets separated at birth

“Ideas are my bread and butter,” says film-maker Tim Wardle. “But it’s hard to find ideas that make you want to get out of bed at 3am and go film somewhere.”<p>That, however, was not the case when a producer at Raw, the London-based production company where Wardle works, brought to his attention the …

The true story of Three Identical Strangers gets crazier at every turn—and then seriously disturbing

There are three different potential audiences for the documentary <i>Three Identical Strangers</i>: 1) people for whom that title signifies nothing in …

Theaters vs. Streaming: The Evolution of Cinema

<i>Sarah Myles explores the great ‘Streaming Versus Movie Theatres’ debate, and discovers that everything is cyclical – even the evolution of …

The best two-player board games to add to your collection

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …

How to eat like a chef for less than £20 a week

Food sustainability isn’t just about protecting our environment, it’s about protecting us, the consumers, and supporting the farmers who make our food.<p>Affordability is a key element of what a sustainable diet looks like. I call my approach Root to Fruit eating. It is a philosophy that aims to make …

Seasonal Food

Why children with autism love trains (and the 10 best UK rail adventures for families)

I didn’t know it then, but my son’s love for trains was the first obvious clue to his autism. A railway line runs above our local playground, and as a toddler he would visibly shake with excitement at each passing train. Since one passed roughly every three minutes, it did strike me as odd that …

Trains

Deck out your home in houseplants: which ones to buy for each room - that won't die

In a modern living room you’re now as likely to see a monstera or rabbit’s foot fern take centre stage as a designer lamp or a piece of art.<p>In a trend last seen in the Seventies, house plants have made a reappearance. It’s now achingly hip to sport trailing greenery in your bathroom, or an …

How to make your own iced tea: botanical brews, fresh fruit - and a dash of gin

Take someone up on the offer of a cup of tea, and until recently you’d most likely be served a riff on the classic builder’s brew: a filter paper black tea bag plunked into water, sweetened perhaps with sugar and disguised with a dash of milk (not necessarily in that order).<p>Now, the nation’s …

Six of the best new potato recipes

<b>New potato and beetroot salad (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10 min</b><br>Cook <b>20 min</b> <br>Serves <b>4-6</b><p><b>750g new potatoes</b>, halved<b><br>3 eggs</b> <b><br>2 tbsp good-quality mayonnaise</b> <b><br>2 tbsp Greek yoghurt</b> <b><br>1 tbsp horseradish cream</b> <b><br>Salt and black pepper</b><b><br>4 spring onions</b>, finely chopped<b><br>250g cooked beetroot</b>, diced<p>Cook the potatoes in a large pan of …

Recipes

The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop’s Weirdest Year

98<p>The Foo Fighters, “Walking After You”<p>A lost Dave Grohl classic – “Walking After You” should not be confused with “Walk,” not to be confused with …

Vegetable pakoras recipe

Sift the gram flour and the self-raising flour into a bowl. Add the chilli powder, garam masala and tandoori masala powder, if using, and stir well to combine.<p>Add the lemon juice, then gradually add enough water to form a smooth batter that is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Set aside for …

Recipes

11 Short Stories You Can Read In Under 10 Minutes, But Will Stay With You Forever

Is there anything better than settling down for a languid afternoon of reading your favorite novel cover to cover, perhaps on a park bench or in a …

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

10 secret bars in London

Happiness Forgets, Hoxton<p>When a secret basement bar in Hoxton makes it onto the World’s 50 Best Bars list, it doesn’t stay secret for long. Even so, …

20 Netflix original films that are actually worth watching

<b>The majority of Netflix’s original shows can be described as prestige TV, but when it comes to film, the approach seems to be quantity over …

Nigel Slater’s early summer salad recipes

As the days warm up, I find myself in need of recipes that involve slightly less time spent at a hot stove. The sort of unhurried cooking that fits comfortably into summer living, when there seems to be less time to cook and when the great outdoors beckons. There is not one of this month’s …

Taste test: from whisky to dark rum, which high-street spirits are the best?

Vodka<p><b>Fortnum & Mason English Barley Vodka</b><i><br>50cl, £28.50,</i> <i>fortnumandmason.com</i><br>Slightly buttery. Tastes like [Japanese spirit] shōchū. Feels more artisanal. More to my taste.<br>★★★★<p><b>Ketel One Vodka</b><i><br>70cl, £23.99,</i> <i>ocado.com</i><br>This doesn’t feel too bad, it’s quite creamy. Reasonably well constructed – tastes a bit …

Yoda Bookend Uses the Force to Hold Up Books

Hallmark is featuring a metal <i>Star Wars</i> Yoda bookend that makes it appear as if the legendary Jedi Master is holding up your collection of books with …

Courtney Barnett – “Sunday Roast” Video

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett is just ahead of her sophomore album Tell Me How You Really Feel. So far we've heard “City Looks …

How To Actually Make A Salad Taste Good, According To One Of The World's Biggest Food Bloggers

<i>Gaby Dalkin might be the newly crowned queen of modern California cuisine. The mega-popular blogger behind What’s Gaby Cooking has just released her</i> …

10 of the best train station cafes and bars: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip:</b> <b>Royal Hotel, Hull, UK</b><p>The Royal Hotel Hull is known locally as the “Station Hotel, ’ull” because its rear entrance is within Paragon station. Look out for the statue of Hull notable, Philip Larkin. Its Victorian architecture is outstanding and afternoon tea, with Yorkshire tea loaf, is …

European Travel

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus