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Police probe suspected kidnapping in Southwark after man is beaten and forced into car

Search for victim seen being assaulted in residential street and bundled into vehicle.<p>Detectives are appealing for information after a suspected …

Every book lover visiting London needs to have these spots on their list

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Top 12 must-try Bangkok dishes

For a relatively small country, Thailand's cuisine is astoundingly diverse, with dishes changing in form and flavour just about every time they cross a provincial border. Bangkok, by far Thailand’s largest city and a melting pot of people and food, is no exception to this diversity, and the city …

Beyond the street stalls: where else to eat in Bangkok

Read just about any article about eating in Bangkok, and you’ll find gushing references to the glories of the city’s street food. While much of the food sold from mobile carts is tasty, it’s far from the only great eating to be had in the Thai capital. The Bangkok of today is home to a vast …

How to plan a trip to the US Virgin Islands

Fringed by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and Caribbean Sea in the south, the US Virgin Islands is the Caribbean island fantasy that many holidaymakers long for.<p>Turquoise waters nibble sweetly at white-sand beaches generously sprinkled among many islets and cays – it’s little wonder the …

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

First time Mardi Gras: top tips for New Orleans' biggest party

When that first strand of beads hits you in the head, you know you've arrived at Mardi Gras. Garish floats, masked strangers, marching bands, throngs of revelers invading your space... For newcomers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the madness. But that first string of low-flying beads? Consider …

Dinner Tonight: Slow-Cooker Coconut-Curry Beef Over Rice Noodles

Alright, so if you don't have this recipe simmering in your slow cooker right now already, ignore the headline and change it to "dinner tomorrow." Because slow cooking is the key this recipe's yum-factor...<p>I'm loving this recipe for coconut-curry slow cooker beef from <i>Woman's Day</i>. Here's how blogger …

Causing a stir: the best cocktails in Paris

Paris is in the midst of a cocktail revolution. Cocktail bars are making a huge resurgence with glitzy spots and cool backstreet speakeasies mixing wildly inventive creations Parisians wouldn't have dared to try a decade ago.<p>So whether you're after a traditional dry martini or an elaborate cocktail …

Where To Find The Best Sushi In Tokyo

Obviously, if you love sushi, Tokyo is probably your number one foodie vacation destination, but Tokyo is a big place! There are plenty of excellent sushi restaurants-and plenty of great ones at that. But for seriously fresh sushi, there might be no better place than right off the boat.<p>And if you …

The Non-Surfer's Guide to Mexican Surf Mecca Puerto Escondido

A small cove just west of Zicatela where a reef break causes waves break farther out, resulting in few, if any, waves on the shore. This spot is great for swimming and beginner surf lessons.<p>You don't have to surf to get into the laid-back lifestyle, the sunshine, the lack of tourists, and the …

Standup Paddleboarding

Can an online quiz really help you pick a career?

Unless you’ve been on an internet hiatus, you must have noticed an explosion in online quizzes claiming to tell you everything from which of your favourite television characters you resemble, to what type of cheese you are, even whether you are more left-brained or right.<p>Websites are also …

2 Secrets of Memorable Presentations

A Stanford lecturer and expert on public speaking explains how to manage anxiety and deliver things smoothly.<p>As a communication professor and coach, I hear a lot from presenters about anxiety. Their two greatest fears are that they will forget what to say and that the audience won’t remember what …

Small Business Owners Say Main Street Is Back. Here's Why

While they've struggled more than some social media startups, small companies are clawing their way back to profitability.<p>When Candy Crush lands a valuation of more than $7 billion, WhatsApp sells for $19 billion, and Pinterest wants to charge up to $2 million for ads, you have to wonder if things …

Small Business

Forbes Is Now Updating Net Worths And Rankings Of More Than 1,600 Billionaires Every Trading Day

For more than a quarter of a century, Forbes has been tracking the fortunes of the richest people on the planet, annually publishing the rankings of the 400 Richest Americans and the World’s Billionaires. In recent years, thanks to improvements in technology and the Internet, we’ve been updating …

You Won’t Regret Spending a Few Moments Watching This Breathtaking Time-Lapse of Mother Nature

A breathtaking time-lapse posted online captures the immense power of mother nature.<p>The video, which has amassed nearly half-a-million views since it was initially uploaded last month, was shot over six months and dubbed “Huelux.”<p>“I came up with the title Huelux, which comes from hue (a color …

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The Look Of London Super Comic Con… 143 Shots Of Booths And Creators

Whether it be Charlie Adlard being attacked by zombies at A Place In Apace, Dan Slott’s impressive beard making its UK debut, Katie Cook’s line being …

Seven unmissable dive sites in the Cayman Islands

Locals will tell you the Cayman Islands offer the best scuba diving in the Caribbean. Given the triumvirate of islands boasts a unique dive site for every single day of the year – and this isn’t just marketing speak – it’s easy to believe them.<p>Already a go-to destination for stingray spotting and …

The Sixth Extinction

A hauntingly beautiful book argues that as many as half of all species on earth could be extinct by 2050.<p><b>In the book of Genesis</b>, the ark lent protection from the wrath of God and the violent judgment he rained down. Paying homage to the biblical sanctuary, England's University of Nottingham runs …

Love in the Digital Age: Eternal Sunshine, 10 Years Later

The movie that got romance and techno-anxiety just right<p><b>Memory is the source of sorrow,</b> pain, joy, regret, and life itself in <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>, which, today, on its tenth anniversary, remains that rare high-concept romantic comedy to understand love in all its alternately …

Have Suit, Will Travel

<b>Traveling in style</b> is still one of those tricky propositions, despite all the modern marvels available to us. Packing up a small portion of your wardrobe and taking it on the road with you still isn't as seamless (heh) as it should be. And yet, here's one big solution, from our friends at J. Crew: …

Travel

Marketing the Moon: How NASA Sold Space to Earth

It wasn’t until the soft <i>beep…beep…beep</i> of the <i>Sputnik</i> satellite reached Earth on October 4, 1957 that the Soviet Union could declare the first unequivocal success of their space program. The Soviets had launched <i>Sputnik</i> in secret, and the news took the United States by surprise. It was Soviet policy …

The five types of music discovery

The music industry has been banging on about “discovery” for several years now, in some quarters with hopes that the art of finding new bands to listen to can be refined into a science, of sorts.<p>An acceptable response for a keen music fan is to roll your eyes. You find new bands perfectly well …

101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

Extra, Extra

• Mayor gives his formal backing to water cannons in London.<br>• Fatal stabbing in Tottenham.<br>• Cyclist badly injured in Brixton hit-and-run.<br>• Barking and Brent …

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, …

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