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The World’s Most Expensive Mulled Wine, and 5 Ways to Make a Much Cheaper Version at Home

Mulled wine is a cold-weather classic. Warm, rich and spiced—it's perhaps the second coziest beverage in the world (behind hot cocoa). But is it …

The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.The real rules are there. …

How to find your passion

Too many of us believe in a magical being called ‘passion’. “If only I could find my passion”, we cry. “Finding my passion would make me happy”.Well, …

Australia's best food experiences: state by state

For a nation so long wed to the pale culinary shadow of the English Sunday dinner (meat and three vegetables, anyone?) Australia has come a long way. Inspired by local ingredients, Pacific-rim cultures and techniques, Modern Australian cooking (‘Mod Oz’) is about as far removed from Yorkshire …

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4 Ways to Upgrade a Shandy

Chef Ned Elliott of Austin's Foreign & Domestic makes a shandy with Reed's Extra Ginger Brew, lager and a salted lemon syrup. Here are 4 other ways …

9 DIY Jams to Make Now

Right now we’re in the midst of a bounty of summer fruits. Sadly, it won’t last forever. Here are nine sweet and tart jams to make now.<p>Right now …

Q&A: Inside the World's Largest Indoor Farm

A Japanese company's futuristic approach to farming could revolutionize how we grow our food.<p>An abandoned Sony factory in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, has been transformed into what could very well be the farm of the future.<p>Shigeharu Shimamura, a plant physiologist and CEO of Mirai, has constructed …

Can Snowshoe Hares Evolve to Cope With Climate Change?

The color-changing North American animals may adapt by staying brown for longer periods.<p>There's something odd about a bright white snowshoe hare motionless and alert—without any hint of snow nearby.<p>Gleaming white on a brown background of dirt and leaves, the hares, which are native to the mountain …

Like Beer? You Need to Read This Blog

The Beeroness talks beer trends and why you must cook with beer tonight.<p><i>Here, the blogs you should be reading right now with recipes and tips from</i> …

5 Perfect House Wines Under $16

Good, inexpensive wines like these are perfect for weeknight drinking. They'll go with practically any dish.<p>Good, inexpensive wines like these are …

How To Always Find Cheap Flights | Nomadic Matt

UPDATED IN OCTOBER 2017<p>Since flights can represent the biggest part of your trip expenses, finding that hidden cheap deal can be just as important as …

The 20 secrets to saving money on your hire car – and avoiding the rip-offs

To help avoid the car hire pitfalls, Gill Charlton, Telegraph Travel's consumer advice expert, has compiled an essential guide to every aspect of hiring a vehicle, from keeping costs down, to which insurance policy to buy and what to check before you drive away.<p><b>How not to get ripped off by a car</b> …

The Essential Guide to Europe's Budget Airlines - Luxe Adventure Traveler

Searching for a flight from Venice to Santorini? A search on Expedia or Kayak returns fares in the neighborhood of $500 and suddenly that vacation to …

Best places to get dressed for success

Anyone can buy ready-to-wear. But the savviest travellers get things made to order, local-style.<p>Saris, Mumbai, India<p>A crowd of people wearing saris. Image by Mint Images/Art Wolfe / Photodisc / Getty Images.<p>In emerald greens, peacock blues, royal purples, sunrise oranges and pomegranate reds, saris …

Bee attack: How to bee-have when stung

A pest controller died last year after a swarm of giant honey bees stung him more than 100 times.<p>Back in 2007, bees at Labrador Park stung a teacher …

Finding a new Earth could be a sign we’re on our way to extinction

Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler-186f is special because it marks the first planet almost exactly the same size as Earth orbiting in the “habitable zone”—the distance from a star in which we might expect …

Planetary Habitability

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

Plastic debris doubles every decade. What ends up in the ocean is nearly impossible to clean up.<p>Tony Haymet, former director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has heard hundreds of ocean cleanup plans. Late at night, over many beers, he's come up with a few dozen of his own. None of them, …

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19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment."<p>And just because it definitely has its share of over-touristed sites, don't let the region fool you: there are some seriously stunning spots that are …

How To Make a Mac ’n’ Cheese Grilled Cheese

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>¼ cup flour<p>¼ cup butter<p>4 cups whole milk<p>½ cup grated Vermont yellow cheddar cheese<p>½ cup mascarpone cheese<p>¾ cup + 1/8 cup grated Swiss …

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Top ten experiences in Tasmania

Tasmania is still Australia, but beguilingly and bewitchingly it’s just that little bit different. It’s compact enough to ‘do’ in a week and layered enough to keep bringing you back. The island state produces gourmet food and wine, and a flourishing arts scene and a burgeoning urban cool point to a …

The Trick That Can Double (Or Quadruple) Your Memory

Want to improve your memory? Then turn large batches of information into chunks–here’s how.<p>How did an average-IQ undergraduate manage to be able to instantly remember seven random phone numbers?<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Daniel Bor explains the process in <i>The Ravenous Brain.</i> The student had …

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Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

5 Lessons From Obama’s Debate Trainers To Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

If you want to improve your presentation skills, honest feedback is your new best friend. Here are five crucial lessons Obama learned after botching a 2012 debate.<p>Remember Barack Obama’s dismal showing in the first debate of last year’s presidential campaign? He seemed weary and detached, and his …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

The Philippines: a guide to the best islands

For a country with thousands of idyllic islands, plus world-class surfing and diving, the Philippines is a relatively undiscovered travel destination. Tourism is crucial to the country's economy, accounting for eight per cent of its GDP, but compare the UK visitor numbers – 120,000 in 2012 – to …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.