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Belgian monks round on supermarket for selling their brew at £9 a bottle

Even at £9 a bottle, beer from Saint Sixtus abbey was flying off the supermarket shelves. Until the monks found out.<p>Angry Trappists from the 19th-century Cistercian monastery in Westvleteren, west Flanders, have accused the Dutch supermarket brand Jan Linders of a breach of their “ethical values” …

Here's How to Bake Crusty Bread (From Scratch) In About An Hour

Yes, it can be done.

Recipes

Tom Gauld on modern renderings of Frankenstein – cartoon

‘He appeared at one time a mere scion of the evil principle and at another as all that can be conceived of noble and godlike’

BAFTAs 2018 nominations: 7 snubs and surprises from the film awards

The 2018 BAFTA nominations have been announced, Guillermo del Toro’s <i>The Shape of Water</i> leading the pack with 12.<p>As always, there were some surprises …

Danny Wallace on... The renaissance of Dundee

In August 2014, the Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, on Scotland’s east coast, made national headlines after someone found out its very own hospital …

Scotland

Veterans Return to Iraq, Seeking Peace Through Adventure

Adventure<p>In climbing Mount Halgurd, Iraq War veterans find healing—and an opportunity to support nearby communities.<p>The summit push had taken longer than expected, and the snow, which on the climb up was soft and forgiving, had now frozen over with a breakable layer of icy crust, making our ski …

The Post trailer: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks fight government corruption in Steven Spielberg's latest

It's Meryl Streep against the US government in the first trailer for The Post, the eagerly-anticipated true-life thriller from director Steven Spielberg.<p>Streep portrays Kay Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post, who finds herself in the middle of an unprecedented conspiracy when …

Alcohol helps you speak foreign languages better, researchers find

A little Dutch courage could be the key to helping travellers speak the local lingo, according to new research.<p>A study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology exploring the “popular belief that alcohol improves the ability to speak in a foreign language” found that booze has a positive …

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

Nutrition

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Travel Photography

Haunting Relics of a Country That No Longer Exists

Travel<p>Discover the incredible history behind Yugoslavia's otherworldly monuments.<p>Hundreds of bizarre futuristic monuments appear out of place jutting from the varied landscape of the former Yugoslavia—ghostlike echoes of a country that no longer exists. Stretching from present-day Croatia and …

European Travel

Theresa May must prepare 'credible' plan for no Brexit deal, says former Bank of England governor Lord King

Britain needs to be better prepared for a "no deal" Brexit to show Brussels there is a "credible" alternative should the negotiations fail, a former Bank of England governor has said.<p>Lord King of Lothbury said failing to agree a trade deal with Brussels was "not the first preference of anybody", …

10 Tips for Mastering Summer Rolls

Summer rolls are as fun to eat as they are to make, and can be filled with your heart's desire. Less heavy than traditional sandwiches but more …

Sandwiches

FDA OKs new Johnson & Johnson treatment for psoriasis

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators approved a new psoriasis drug from Johnson & Johnson Thursday, giving people with the itchy and painful …

Johnson & Johnson

10 of the best wild camping sites in Scotland

Scotland offers idyllic wild camping, with spaces beside some of the UK’s loveliest beaches, lochs and mountains. We pick 10 of the best from Wild Guide Scotland<p>Scotland is famous for its scenic wild places and uplifting sense of remoteness. With the exception of the recent bylaws banning wild …

Scotland

An Oxford University professor explains how maths could prove that time doesn’t exist

Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and author of The Great Unknown, explained how mathematics could prove that time doesn't exist.<p>He told Business Insider: "If you take the laws of physics, it is actually possible to write all of these laws to take time out of the equation.<p>"So maybe time is just a …

Mathematics

This Thoughtfully Designed, Tiny London Loft Has Big Tricks

This 500-square-foot loft in Hackney, East London, has all the good light and airiness you'd hope for in a loft, but it isn't an open floor plan or a structure built within one. Plus, it has secrets. <b>The custom joinery for the walls and built-ins features an astounding attention to detail—and to the</b> …

The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

Canada

Stylish Furniture Design by Luis Branco

Luis Branco is a product and furniture designer from Viana do Castelo, Portugal. While checking Behance for some inspiration I ended up in his …

Furniture Design

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

10 Simple Reasons it’s Time to Let Go

Holding on can be painful. Holding on can directly contribute to stress, health complications, unhappiness, depressive thoughts, relationship …

Health

Light Transforms the City of Beirut in Graphic Black and White Photographs

It takes a special kind of photographer to show us a city in a different light. And Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar has managed to do just this, …

Intermezzo XII

Hiroshi Nakamura's showroom and home for a car dealer features warren-like interiors

Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura used hexagons to generate the layout of this Tokyo home and workplace for a car dealer, while triangular arches …

How to land a job you’re not exactly qualified for

Most job seekers encounter the following scenario at some point in their career: you’re not the typical worker bee; you have diverse experience and …

Epic Tea Time with Alan Rickman (Official HD Version)

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

Photography

The 30 best closing lines in films

Disney Type Posters

I thought I had seen it all when it comes to type posters with inspiring quotes so when I stumbled upon a series of type posters inspired by Disney …

Quinoa recipes: 13 delicious and healthy meals you’ll love

Here are some delicious quinoa recipes to get you started...<p>By now, you’re probably very aware of the health benefits of quinoa, FYI, it’s pronounced …