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Final chance to take the slow boat to Saint Helena

Isolated in the South Atlantic, more than 1,200 miles from the nearest major landmass and around 810 miles from any other island, Saint Helena is one of Britain’s oldest and most remote outposts.<p>Just getting there remains a tall order. Its only link with the outside world is a five-night ocean …

Royal Mail

Pancake Day: expert tips for making perfect pancakes

The Telegraph's archives swell with no fewer than 178 articles about pancakes. From drop scones to French crepes, here's what history has to teach us this Shrove Tuesday<p>No Shrove Tuesday would be complete without a pile of stodgy, steaming pancakes to round of the pre-Lenten period in the …

Juicing: say no to kale and yes to these other ingredients

With the kale craze still sweeping the planet, could it be that the most fashionable superfood in town is not as saintly as it seems?<p>In a world of so-called super foods and diets free of dairy and gluten, <b>juicing is more popular than ever</b>. Touted as the simplest way to detox and nourish the body, in …

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

Italy

Studying abroad — Tips for getting acclimated to your new home

When the lights come on in the airplane cabin and you step into the terminal of what will be your study abroad host country, it’s hard not to be excited for the weeks or months ahead.<p>However, with a new culture and language to process, the transition can be rough without the right frame of</b> …

Are You Suffering From Sunday-somnia? Here’s How To Wake Up Better On Monday Mornings

New studies reveal that one in five of us can't sleep on Sunday nights. So here are a few ways to wake up better and make Monday mornings more …

Five reasons why London rules the art world – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, February 4, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment<p><i>From the Turbine Hall to public transport, art is massive in London, not to mention better</i> …

The GLAMOUR Guide to Getting a Tattoo

Getting a tattoo is a big decision, right? Will it stand the test of time? Are you sure the lower back is the best place? Should the design be a …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Mental Disorders

Touching Figurative Paintings of Women by Amy Lind

Amy Lind's figurative paintings offer beautiful representations of women dressed in captivating, feminine styles. The artist casts her subjects in soft colors and filtered light to showcase their gentle, realistic expressions. The styles exhibited by the subjects jump across decades to highlight …

You have 8.8 seconds to impress with your CV. Here's how

New research has shown that you have less than 9 seconds to grab the attention of a potential employer. On the UK's busiest day for career development, Louisa Symington-Mills, unpicks the best way to make yours stand out<p>If one of your goals for this year was to take charge of your career, then …

Putin’s Polonium-Poison Revenge on ex-Spy Laid Bare in UK Inquiry

Details of the defector Alexander Litvinenko’s gruesome death in 2006 finally get aired in a public hearing. Thousands of innocents were put at …

Greeks' hopes for a more stable future

CNN'S Isa Soares reports on Greeks desire for change amid an important election.

Venice

How to Make the Grain Bowl of Your Lunchtime Dreams

Still searching for the tricks needed to get your grain bowl to taste as great as the one at your favorite little luncheonette? Search no more.<p>These days, it seems like <b>Instagram-ready grain bowls</b> are popping up everywhere at spots like Egg Shop in NYC and Baker Miller in Chicago. Still searching …

10 Citrus Recipes to Brighten Cold, Dreary Days

Cold weather giving you the blues? Try brightening up your winter recipes with some fresh citrus fruits! Lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges are at their sweetest and juiciest during the cold winter months, and they add a refreshing burst of flavor that will make you think of sunshine.<p><b>1. Citrus</b> …

Recipes

Manifesting Infinity - Photographs and text by Michael Donnor | LensCulture

There is a certain fascination we have always had when questioning our existence and relation within the universe. It is the pursuit of those ultimate answers, such as, time, space, and impermanence that both science and art are in constant search of.<p>The mind is whatever we want it to be; we can …

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Consumer Tech

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

Stunningly Artistic Shoes Fuse Unlikely Materials with Stylish Heels

Montreal-based shoe designer Anastasia Radevich crafts unconventional footwear pieces that are stunningly artistic. At first glance, some might not even appear as shoes! Natural shapes and textures as well as a futuristic aesthetic dominate her work, and Radevich fuses booties and heels with forms …

Art

Life | Marie Claire

The Week Your New Year’s Resolution to Exercise Dies

As Gyms Start to Thin Out in Late January, Experts Tell How to Make a New Routine Stick<p>People with the noble New Year’s resolution to work out or work out more should mark their calendars: That resolve starts to waver in the third week in January, data shows.<p>The pattern shows how difficult it is to …

New Year's Resolutions

Refuel The Right Way: Boost Your Workout With These Pre-Excerise Foods

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Health Fitness<p>by Lucy Dunn | 20 01 2015<p>Refuel The Right Way<p>Refuel The Right Way With These Pre-Excerise Foods<p>Refuelling Post Workout<p>So …

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

<i>(For quick, healthy recipes & insider nutrition tips, sign up for my newsletter & follow me on Twitter!)</i><p>Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to …

Dessert

11 Reasons You Should Keep Feeding Your Cheese Obsession

Since January 20 is National Cheese Lover's Day, you may find yourself thinking about cheese more than usual. More specifically, you may find yourself thinking about how much cheese you consume on a daily basis.<p>Are you feeling guilty? Don't be! Cheese is a beautiful and wonderful thing that does …

5 Things I'm Not Looking Forward to Explaining to My Future Children Because of the Internet

#sorrynotsorry<p>For the past several years, there has been an album on a friend's Facebook page that prominently stars my aureolas. I have stopped worrying about it, but it definitely (as of today, even) still exists.<p>Let me explain. When I lived in Los Angeles, I used to attend a ladies-only roving …

14 bucket list destinations that may soon disappear

Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’.<p>But this isn't an isolated case. All around the world, destinations are under threat from urbanisation, global warming or simple human …

Great Barrier Reef

From Rosamund Pike to Angelina Jolie, see the best dressed stars at the 2015 Critics' Choice Awards: http://wmag.co/1IW99z9

Where to go for a guaranteed holiday in the sun

Finding the best holiday destinations for sun at the right time is not always straightforward. Tropical weather can be fickle, and there is more to finding the best climate than simply heading south. Looking for winter sun? Some parts of the Caribbean and south-east Asia can be wet or unsettled …

Indian Ocean

5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …