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25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

Delicious Irish recipes for St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day is the traditional occasion to raise a glass of Guinness (or three or four...) to Ireland's patron saint.<p>But if you really want to celebrate in style, why not whip up an authentic Irish feast? Here, top chefs and food writers from the Emerald Isle and beyond share their favourite …

Space Is A Great Equaliser: Astronaut Jon McBride's Career Advice On Getting To Space

"Space is a great equaliser," declares astronaut Jon McBride, who is currently on a mission to get more kids - and women - to infinity and …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

Miley Cyrus

Pi Day: pi transformed into incredible art – in pictures

The number 3.14159 … as you have never seen it before. Striking computer-generated images of the most famous number in maths<p>Pi Day: Shakespeare, Jane Austen and the poet laureate of pi

Olive oil recipes: Torta de Aceite (Spanish olive oil biscuits)

These thin, flaky and rich Spanish morsels are right up there with the best of all biscuits<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>100ml extra-virgin olive oil, ideally Spanish, plus extra for greasing<p>Icing sugar, for dusting<p>1 x 7g sachet of dried yeast<p>3 tbsp golden caster sugar, plus extra for dusting<p>300g/10½ oz 00 flour<p>1 tsp …

Recipes

Buttermilk scones

Afternoon tea just wouldn't be the same without warm scones straight from the oven<p>Ingredients<p>450g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• ¼ tsp …

Get Cosmopolitan on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2014<p>Cosmopolitan Magazine has been around for over 100 years—first as a family magazine, then as a literary magazine. …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Spot the sniper – in pictures

German artist Simon Menner has photographed a camouflaged sniper in each of these images. Can you spot them?

So, you're a gamer, huh? Perhaps you've only joined us recently, in the era of first-person shooters and constant sequels. Or perhaps you've been …

Retrogaming

LOOK: Gargantuan Snow Penis Constructed By Female Students From Rowan University

First there was the creepy half naked sleepwalker statue, now there's a, er, giant snow penis on campus.<p>We're not quite sure what's happening over …

Church of England rules out blessings for gay marriages | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Church of England priests will not be allowed to bless gay and lesbian weddings, or marry someone of the same sex themselves, according to new guidelines issued by the church, which is struggling to heal divides over homosexuality.<p>Same-sex marriage becomes legal in England next …

This is rape culture – and look at the damage it does

We live in a world where sexual assault can be dismissed with jokes or excuses, even used in a chatup line or plastered across a T-shirt. The UK rape statistics are shocking, and so are these harrowing reports to the Everyday Sexism Project<p>What do we mean when we say “rape culture”? You may have …

Sesame Street Releases Flappy Bird Clone

There's a new bird on the street.<p>The latest Flappy Bird clone, Flappy Bert, comes from Sesame Workshop, the organization behind Sesame Street.<p>This …

CandySwipe dev: King "taking the food out of my family's mouth"

The creator of CandySwipe has accused King, the creator of Candy Crush Saga, of "taking the food out of my family's mouth" over a trademark …

Love Week Thursday Cocktail: El Bigote

The El Bigote, with cinnamon bark syrup and chocolatey mole bitters, is a hard-as-nails cocktail to really get the deed done<p><i>Bon Appétit is counting down to Valentine’s with one sexy cocktail a day, courtesy of Play, the erotica-themed bar at NYC’s Museum of Sex.</i><p>Our penultimate offering in the quest …

Bitters

Mispronounced food words: can you say chorizo?

Even the BBC pronounces 'restaurateur' incorrectly, and contestants on The Taste seem unable to say 'cardamom'. Which food solecisms wind you up – and which words do you struggle to pronounce?<p>A red-faced BBC was recently forced to amend the trailer for its new series The Restaurant Man, after …