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How to Cram a Morning Workout and Breakfast Into 30 Minutes

Yes, it's doable.<p>Joe Wicks The Body Coach—you may not know that name over here in the States, but people in the U.K., and more than one million Instagram followers, are losing their damn minds for this personal trainer's 15-second recipes, workout tips, and uncanny resemblance to Jon Snow. He has a …

Fitness

Divine! Bette Midler Gives a Perfect Response to Justin Bieber After He Called Her 'Britt Meddler'

Justin Bieber does not know who Bette Midler is, and the Divine Miss M is perfectly fine with that.<p>The 21-year-old recently opened up about his nude …

Meet the Women Taking the Battle to ISIS

18-year-old YPJ (Women's Protection Unit) fighter Torin Khairegi: “We live in a world where women are dominated by men.<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Newsha Tavakolian …

Endless City: Skyscraper Wraps Upward with Walkable Ramps

An urban pedestrian paradise, this conceptual design proposes to turn cities skyward with a system of flexible open spaces that gradually rise as …

Why Can’t These Fairytale Buildings Just Exist In The Real World?

German designer Matthias Jung creates imaginative collages, mixing photographs, real-life backdrops, and meticulously crafted miniature architectural elements to make houses that wouldn’t look out of place in a Wes Anderson film. Jung calls these creations “architectural short poems,” which present …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Coffee

My perfect weekend: how Masterchef's Monica Galetti unwinds

For Monica Galetti, 39, chef and judge of MasterChef: The Professionals, it's all about a run, a walk and time with her daughter<p>I try not to work on weekends but it’s not always possible. The most stressful part of my life is making sure that my job – as a part-time sous chef in Le Gavroche and …

This week’s best food and drink

My food vice… Warburtons Toastie loaf<p>Like Waitrose in reverse, there was a time before the turn of the century when you’d only heard of Warburtons if you lived north of Birmingham. I first met its classic sliced pan – the Toastie – as a wide-eyed undergrad at Manchester University. I fell hard for …

Elasticity

Saké tasting events, eco-friendly fish ‘n’ chips and baby yoga: it’s the best bits of Victoria Park Village – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, March 7, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London<p><i>Trade city bustle for village life in the heart of gentrified</i> …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Last Month

While daylight savings are right around the corner, the recipes you loved last month, not surprisingly, are comforting and soul-nourishing -- roasts, sautés, bakes, and other homey dishes. Before asparagus take over our kitchens and we replace warm cider with margaritas, let's embrace the dishes …

Recipes

Photograph: Johanna Parkin for the Guardian. Food styling: Maud Eden<p>Thomasina Miers’ juniper-brined pork chops with grilled hispi, sage and capers: ‘Gloriously juicy chops are a great foil for toasted cabbage …

Recipes

All About Yuca and How to Put It to Good Use

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We’re talking about another tropical root while we wait out spring's arrival.</i><p>Let's clear this up right off the bat: Yuca is pronounced YOO-ka. And, although you might sometimes …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

Sometimes you just need a club sandwich, like @juliakramer. What's your perfect club?

Ellie Kemper Is So Over Green Juice, Would Prefer Deep-Fried Ravioli

Ellie Kemper chats about why she doesn't want green juice anymore, why the slow-cooker is amazing, and much more.<p></head>The star of <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i> loves deep-fried ravioli. But don't get her started on green juice...<p>THE VITALS<p><b>Age</b> 35<p><b>Favorite hometown pizza</b> Imo's<p><b>Lasting lesson learned</b><p>Never …

Blacklock: restaurant review

<b>24 Great Windmill Street, London W1. No booking. Meal for two with drinks and service: £70</b><p>In the midst of this restaurant boom how we choose what to eat has begun to shift upstream. We used to decide where to go based on vague criteria: did we like small-plate pan-Asian tapas-sharing concepts? (Did …

England

Baklava, from the south-eastern city of Gazantiep, was granted protected status last year: apparently the secret is in the local pistachio nuts<p>Sticky, sweet, crunchy, flaky, soft and nutty... baklava is a staple of every pastry shop in the east from Athens to Ankara, but the ancient city of …

Travelers

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

What makes an iconic food?

Last week, the hotel behind eggs benedict and red velvet cake held a competition to find its next iconic dish. But what do these foods have in common?<p>Hotel food isn’t something that many people get excited about. The words conjure up images of drab breakfast buffets, lukewarm room service and …

Spotlight: Globetrotter Maja Miasek

<b>My name is</b> Maja Miasek.<p><b>My love of</b> travel began a few years ago. I can’t complain about my daily life in Poland. But learning about the beauty and diversity of the world is truly addicting.<p>When it comes to dropping everything to go to Africa to spot a herd of elephants, I’m the person to call. …