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12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails

TODAY, SUPERVALU SENT a bit of a questionable text to their customers. Damn autocorrect.<p>Well, they’re not the only ones to mess up.<p>1. This poor prize …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Marta’s Porto

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Dance enthusiast <b>Marta Macedo</b> was born and raised in <b>Porto</b> and came to realize just how much she loved her city while she was studying abroad. “People may live their lives trying to figure out where their home is,” she says. “Being away made me realize that Porto truly is …

Mary Berry's very best apple dessert cake

I’ve been doing this special and remarkably easy recipe for years. The apples can be windfalls or even shrivelled ones left in the fruit bowl. Serve warm with ice cream or crème fraîche as a dessert, or with coffee in the morning as one would a Danish pastry, again warm, dusted with icing …

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Time crunched? This 5-minute circuit makes the most of a quick fit hit<p>A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

Six of the best wines for under £6

More than half of Brits won't spend over £6 on a bottle of wine. The good news is that there are some cracking wines for that price tag<p>Some years ago I interviewed the author, humanitarian and former Beirut hostage Terry Waite who explained with enormous relish that he liked red wine, but even more …

Chicken and Vegetable Miso Soup

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>At home, chef Gregory Vernick (Vernick Food & Drink, Philadelphia) always keeps miso on hand for an umami blast in everything from braises and mayo to this Asian-leaning chicken soup. You won’t believe how much depth it adds to canned …

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Chorizo, chicken and chickpea casserole<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 6<p>Simon Rimmer's Spanish style one-pot supper is full of flavour and quick to prepare.<p>By Simon Rimmer<p>From Something for the Weekend<p>Shopping list<p>Print recipe<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 …

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Are Meat and Dairy Really as Bad for You as Smoking?

What you need to know about this shocking claim<p>If you're a <i>Women's Health</i> reader, then we're guessing you would never even consider picking up a cigarette habit, given how awful smoking is for your health (right?!). But an alarming new study suggests that something plenty of health-conscious women …

How to Evolve Your Character for a More Meaningful, Successful Life

What determines your character?<p>You do. As do the people around you.<p>And, of course, genetics play a factor, too.<p>But according to Webby Award founder, mother and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain's new short cloud film The Science of Character, recent scientific research demonstrates that you can focus on …

How A Change of Attitude Can Change An Entire Life

<i>“Your greatest limitation comes from within, not from without!”</i> Master Choa Kok Sui<p>There are tons and tons of quotes, proverbs and advices that are …

23 Green Recipes for Earth Day

For Earth Day, we've rounded up 23 of our favorite recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.<p>It's Earth Day! In honor of Mother Nature, here are 23 recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.

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How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

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The Difference Between Stress And Anxiety

It’s safe to assume that most of us have experienced stress in one form or another, whether it’s a deadline at work, a family conflict or an important decision. The constricting, chest-pressing fear can feel never ending and can put us into a state of unrest.<p>With stressful elements churning in our …

5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Love

I recently wrote a blog titled "7 Reasons Most People are Afraid of Love." Within hours, the post had tens of thousands of reads and thousands of social media shares -- numbers that would double and triple over the next couple days. At first, I was surprised at this response, but then I thought …

Olive oil recipes: classic focaccia

I picked up this classic focaccia recipe in Genoa<p><i>Makes 1 loaf</i><p>20g/¾ oz fresh yeast or 1x 7g sachet dry yeast<p>A pinch of sugar<p>500g/1lb 2 oz organic white bread flour<p>1 tsp of salt<p>Approx 100ml/3½ fl oz olive oil, plus extra for greasing and drizzling<p>A few sprigs of rosemary<p>Sea salt<p>Dissolve the yeast in …

Berghain: The Secretive, Sex-Fueled World of Techno’s Coolest Club

At 11:30 a.m. on a Sunday in January, the massive main dance floor at Berlin’s Berghain is full. Dino Sabatini, an Italian DJ with short dark hair, …

Crispy Potato Skins

8 Servings<p>Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly …

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A guide to get-ahead dinners

When the going get's tough it's really easy to revert to basic freezer food like oven chips or fish fingers when you've had a hectic day and you've …