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20 bargain beach holidays in Europe

Whether you want to soak up the sun, get active or party on the sand at a festival, look forward to summer with our pick of beach breaks across Europe<p>Rüfugium, Germany<p>Doing an excellent line in Nordic cool, this pared-back refuge on Rügen Island is right by the Baltic and has an outdoor sauna, …

10 Cold Weather Book and Music Pairings for Deep Thinkers

Reading a book while listening to music that relies heavily on a singer is a difficult challenge, as the lyrics that are being crooned or screamed …

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The 25 best entertainment apps to download now

Watch films and TV, listen to the radio, book concert tickets - there's an app for it all. Many, many apps, in fact. We look at 25 of the best.<p>Sky Go<p>Free (subscription required); iPad, iPhone and Android<p>Offering entertainment from Sky’s live TV and Anytime+ movies and sports content, Sky has upped …

FFS Advent Calendar Door Six | Laura Marling – Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)

Laura Marling so beautifully articulates the crispness of Britain’s cold weather in this, her most wintry of songs. This song was released in 2009, …

Weather

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Native Americans

10 Creepy Santas Whose Laps We Want Nothing To Do With

Legions of Santas are currently perched in malls all over the country, waiting for your children to climb atop their laps and whisper to them their …

Mary Magdalene

20 bands who sold their art to Corporate America - Features - Alternative Press

<b>Seeing as the holiday shopping season started at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 1, and people are at the point in their lives where they're willing to harvest their</b> …

Taco Bell

Dangerous Age: the best books on 18th-century London's perils

Historical novelist Maria McCann chooses her favourite 10 accounts of a very risky city<p>Even babies had it hard under the Georges. Before Captain Coram built his Foundling Hospital, unwanted ones were routinely abandoned on dunghills. Once the hospital existed, luckless infants were packed up and …

Top 10 movie westerns

It's the most all-American of film genres, filled with he-men and black hats. But the western has given us some great movies: the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the 10 best<p>• Top 10 crime movies • Top 10 arthouse movies • Top 10 family movies • Top 10 war movies • Top 10 teen movies • Top 10 …

The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio

Alfred Hitchcock left a peerless legacy of the stylishly macabre. In this year’s Hollywood Portfolio, Keira Knightley, Javier Bardem, Seth Rogen, and other stars channel iconic moments from the director’s greatest hits.

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Seamus Heaney on William Wordsworth

In a new series of essays by poets on poets, Seamus Heaney reflects on the life and work of William Wordsworth<p>As a child, William Wordsworth imagined he heard the moorlands breathing down his neck; he rowed in panic when he thought a cliff was pursuing him across moonlit water; and once, when he …

Literature

10 Novels That Will Scare The Hell Out Of You

As a kid I was obsessed with an abandoned house in the cow pasture across the street from my friend Anna's house. We never went inside, but just walking by was enough to freak me out. tThe roof caved in on the stone walls, every window was a punched-out eye, and I knew that if there was a murderer …

Books

Pop Art Design – in pictures

Enter the sunny lost world of the 1960s in an enjoyable new exhibition exploring the exchange of ideas between pop artists such as Andy Warhol with the bold, playful designers of the day<p>Pop Art Design is at the Barbican Art Gallery, London EC2 from 22 October to 9 February<p>Read Rowan Moore's review …

Frankly Mr Moz - GuardianWitness

Morrissey's forthcoming autobiography, titled Autobiography, is released on October 17. What do you think the front cover should look like? The official Penguin design can be viewed here – but we'd like to see your efforts at designing an alternative cover. Submit your efforts here, and we'll …

Citizen Journalism

Not Dead - GuardianWitness

Morrissey's forthcoming autobiography, titled Autobiography, is released on October 17. What do you think the front cover should look like? The official Penguin design can be viewed here – but we'd like to see your efforts at designing an alternative cover. Submit your efforts here, and we'll …

Citizen Journalism

a classic penguin - GuardianWitness

Morrissey's forthcoming autobiography, titled Autobiography, is released on October 17. What do you think the front cover should look like? The official Penguin design can be viewed here – but we'd like to see your efforts at designing an alternative cover. Submit your efforts here, and we'll …

Citizen Journalism

Sing Your Life - GuardianWitness

Morrissey's forthcoming autobiography, titled Autobiography, is released on October 17. What do you think the front cover should look like? The official Penguin design can be viewed here – but we'd like to see your efforts at designing an alternative cover. Submit your efforts here, and we'll …

Citizen Journalism

We're Going on a Bar Hunt, read by Shaun Keaveny - video

Shaun Keaveny, BBC Radio 6 Music breakfast host and father of two small boys, reads a parody of the Michael Rosen children's classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt, in which two parents set off for a night on the tiles leaving their kids with the babysitter. We're Going on a Bar Hunt is written by …

Why David Bowie’s Top 100 Books List Had Only 75 Books

A list of Ziggy Stardust’s 100 favorite books was released last week, but readers were wondering to themselves: is it just me, or are there only 75 …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Not the Booker prize 2013: Magda by Meike Ziervogel

The final book on the shortlist turns out to be the best – a short, shocking account of the wife of Joseph Goebbels, who killed their six children<p>The Magda of this slim novel's title is Magda Goebbels, the wife of Joseph, known for a while as the First Lady of the German nation, and the mother of …

16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

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Fall Movie Preview: 16 Oscar Contenders to Watch For

That time of year when studios bring out their most award-worthy films<p>If you're a filmmaker looking to attract smart, adult audiences and award-show buzz this fall, it seems your best bet may be to set your movie in one of the following settings: out at sea, out in space, or in any year before …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …