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London’s best rooftop bars

1<p>Bars and pubs, Hotel bars<p>Rumpus Room<p><b>What is it?</b> Slick bar on floor 12 of the Mondrian Hotel. <b><br>Why go?</b> Drink champagne cocktails with St Paul’s …

How Earth got its tectonic plates

If you've ever felt the earth shudder beneath your feet during an earthquake, you're no stranger to the effects of Earth's ever-roaming tectonic plates.<p>While scientists have linked the movements of these rigid, puzzle-piece slabs to our planet's most violent events -- quakes, tsunamis, volcanic …

Renting in London: our readers' stories

What are your experiences of London’s rental market? Perhaps you have a tale similar to that of Sam Forbes, who found himself living in squalid conditions on a barge in west London. While his situation - afloat on the Thames - was unusual, the wider picture of an overheated rental market struck a …

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …