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11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

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Want to be the most annoying person on Facebook? Britain’s most irritating social media habits revealed

If you want to make sure you’re irritating the most people in the fewest characters, read on.<p>Diffusion’s UK Social-ology Study 2013, a report …

Time to grab your winter coat: Big freeze to return ahead of bleak winter

<b>It could be time to invest in a thicker pair of gloves, with three months of exceptionally cold weather on the way.</b><p>The Met Office has warned the big …

‘Nigella Lawson treats us worse than slaves’, sisters claimed

Nigella Lawson’s assistants claimed they were ‘treated worse than Filipino slaves’ when confronted about their £685,000 spending spree, a court heard.<p>…

The Truth About Turducken

Everything you needed to know about the fowl creation<p>If turducken is on your Thanksgiving menu this year, we thought it might be wise to shed a little light on the caloric intake you’re about to experience.<p>A basic turducken (a chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey, for the unenlightened) …

Everyday racism: how to be a black ballet dancer in a white world

Michaela DePrince proudly declares herself a 'poppy among the daffodils', as Precious Adams reveals she was advised by a teacher to lighten her skin<p>One of the most extraordinary stories told in Bess Kargman's 2011 documentary First Position is of Michaela DePrince, the young girl horrifically …

Worse than Monty Python’s killer bunny? Shiny the ‘devil cat’ wreaks havoc in small Cornish village

Residents of a Cornish village being terrorised, their children are scared to leave the house and properties are being broken into – all because of a …

Cats That Pose Like Pin Up Girls From the 1940s and 1950s

Right after we showed you some hilarious photos of sexy men and adorable cats in similar poses, we knew it was just a matter of time before we found the female equivalent. <i>Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls</i> is a funny Tumblr blog that pairs the scintillating ladies found in 1940s and '50s calendars …

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Frozen in time: when will Disney's heroines reflect real body shapes?

Disney's writers are clearly making efforts to produce less compliant female leads – so why are we still lumbered with hourglass figures, tiny feet and huge doe eyes?<p>With two strong sisters at the centre of the story, Disney's new animation Frozen seems like a winner for women. Loosely based on …

Holli McCann, 11, is kicked off Isle of Wight school trip – for eating chocolate

<b>A girl of 11 was booted off a school trip to the Isle of Wight – after being caught tucking into a chocolate snack.</b><p>Holli McCann, 11, was told she …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Photos by Michael Shainblum

Photos by Michael Shainblum<p>Beautiful astrophotography. You can see more of his work at his website.<p>SHARE:

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Previously Unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ Illustrations By Mary GrandPré

<b>Redditor</b> jrs_ has uploaded an awesome collection of previously unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ illustrations by Mary GrandPré—the illustrator behind the …

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Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<br>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<br>– 1 stick …

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The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

The Short Happy Life of a Serengeti Lion

Death is always near, and teamwork is essential on the Serengeti—even for a magnificent, dark-maned male known as C-Boy.<p>They say that cats have nine lives, but they don’t say that about the Serengeti lion. Life is hard and precarious on this unforgiving landscape, and dead is dead. For the greatest …

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A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

We rode for five days over an expanse of sea ice. The horizon was scattered with the memory of winter, and pieces of purple and amber mountains peeked through the eternal white snow. The light descends slowly this time of year and it draws out that delicious final hour of sunset glow upon the …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: 7 Refreshing Summer Morning Meals To Beat The Heat

Holy heat wave! When you're awoken by humidity rather than the buzz of your alarm, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven or the stove to whip up some breakfast.<p>Sure, you could grab a breakfast bar and call yourself set (and prepare to crash: the amount of sugar in those babies is …

Drumming grandma surprises shop staff with epic solo – video

A video has emerged of a mysterious elderly lady dazzling staff at a drum shop with an unexpectedly brilliant solo on one of their kits.<p>Staff at the …

Sunday Sweets: Foodie Treats

Today we're celebrating one of my all-time favorite things: FOOD. Well, and some drinks. Made of cake. Sound good?<p>So, what'll you have to start? …

Schindler’s list goes on sale on eBay for $3 million

An original copy of Schindler’s list of Jews he helped to save during the holocaust has gone on sale on eBay for $3 million (£1.96million).<p>The …

Katharine Whitehorn: Banning packed lunches begs the question of what kids will eat http://t.gu.com/n8kea Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian

Girl rescued after getting head stuck in 70m-high apartment window

A young girl has been rescued after getting her head trapped between window bars at the top of a tower block.<p>China’s state broadcaster showed footage …

Royal baby: Kate Middleton admitted to hospital in early stages of labour

The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to hospital in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace has confirmed.<p>Kate Middleton was admitted to …

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Is Sugar From Fruit Better For You Than White Sugar?

<i>By YouBeauty.com</i><p><b>We Asked:</b> Joy Dubost, R.D., is a nutritionist, food scientist and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.<p><b>The Answer:</b> Whether it's in a piece of fruit, your soda or a pastry, sugar is made up of the same two components: fructose and glucose. The molecular structure …