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UK 'zero-hours' workers jump by 20 percent: ONS | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of Britons reporting they are employed on “zero-hours” contracts, which offer no guarantees on working hours, has risen by 20 percent year-on-year, official figures showed on Thursday.<p>A man walks past a Sports Direct store on Oxford Street in London, Britain July 22, …

Human Geography

Food Prices Are up for the First Time since Last Year

World food prices rose in August to their highest since May 2015, as increases in dairy, oils, and sugar offset a drop in cereal prices, the United …

Egg Sandwiches

From open-face egg and griddled ham breakfast sandwiches to BLT fried egg-and-cheese sandwiches, here are Food & Wine's best egg sandwich recipes.

‘Spotlight’, Leo, Chris, Rock the Oscars: Pictures

Award Shows

Bone Broth: You're Doing It Wrong (Well, if You Make These Common Mistakes)

Bone broth is everywhere these days. Learn how to make it at home by avoiding the most common mistakes.<p>We know. We know: Bone broth. It's almost too hip for its own good. But whether you consider it a miracle cure for all ailments, or just a hearty broth to sip on during cold winter months, it's a …

Onions

Best Sandwiches in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a serious sandwich town with legendary take-out shops, venerable deli counters and ambitious new spots scattered all over the city. …

Best Burgers in Philadelphia

Philadelphia offers an impressive array of burgers, from single-patty standbys to towering stacks made with wild boar meat, spicy pimento cheese and …

'Star Wars': Gwendoline Christie explains Captain Phasma keeping helmet on

A friend and I were arguing about a deeply urgent divisive issue: Whether Captain Phasma never removing her helmet in <i>The Force Awakens</i> was cool or …

How a Homestay Will Make Your Experience Abroad Richer

By College Tourist Author: Molly Green, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities<p>Living with a host family will make your study abroad experience more well-rounded, enjoyable, and even life-changing-and you will forever have a home on the other side of the world.<p>Many students are deterred from opting for …

Language Learning

Saoirse Ronan Scores Yet Another Red Carpet Win at the SAGs

With so many red carpets to navigate during awards season, it’s a daunting time for up-and-coming starlets to brave the Hollywood circuit. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan doesn’t appear to be at all phased, though. After captivating the crowds at the Golden Globes in a diaphanous Grecian-inspired Saint …

Three Movies You're Going to Want to Get Off the Couch for This Month

Trust us.<p>Sure, it's tempting to stream your entertainment, but with in-theater offerings as compelling as this trio, you'll want to imbibe the old fashioned way. Here's what to see now:<p><i>How to Be Single</i><p>Not your mother's—or even your big sister's—chick flick, <i>How to Be Single</i> serves up a posse of …

Pork Schnitzel with Sage Butter

A pork version of the traditional German veal schnitzel, this is a great family favourite in our house. Feel free to ring the changes with the …

5 Super Bowl Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes aren't just great for cafeterias.<p>The saucy, meaty sandwiches are perfect Super Bowl snacks. From a classic barbecue Sloppy Joe to an …

Chicken Soup Really Will Help Cure a Cold, Says Science

Chicken soup is good for more than just the soul.<p>A steaming hot bowl of chicken soup is always welcome when the common cold comes to call, though …

Pressure Cooker Barbeque Chicken Recipe

"This chicken dish is incredibly easy to make and very delicious. It's a childhood favorite of my partner's; his mom served it with rice and green …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Top 10: Adventure travel hotspots for 2016

01 Peru<p>British Airways’ new direct Gatwick-Lima service (from May) will take just 12.5 hours, putting Peru firmly on the travel map. This year, a new …

Costa Rica

Prosciutto-Wrapped Macaroni and Cheese Cups Recipe - Chowhound

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …

Cooking

A tour of North Korea's multimillion dollar museum – in Cambodia

The £24m Angkor Panorama Museum is the impoverished country’s latest art export – but is anyone visiting it?<p>North Korean tour guides lead visitors through the regime’s latest cultural showpiece, a grand new panorama museum reported to have cost $24m.<p>The museum’s showpiece is a 120m long, 13m high, …

North Korea

Slow Cook Thai Chicken Recipe

"Slow cooked chicken breasts in a rich, peanutty, slightly spicy sauce. Serve over rice."<p>Ingredients<p>6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut …

Sacred Swim

Photos

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Costa Rica

10 Dishes You Loved in January

These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in January.<p>These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in January.

Cooking

Djokovic Dominates Murray in Aussie Open Final: Pictures

Sport (Australia)

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and …

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Hunter Gatherers

5 Ways to Eat Pizza Without Eating Pizza

All the flavors of pizza without the actual pizza.<p>This week, mathematicians developed new, innovative ways to slice a pizza into crazy, curvy, …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Whitefish

The 8 Best-Dressed Men at the 2016 Golden Globes

The 2016 Golden Globes' best-dressed men infused their formalwear with color, pattern, texture—and sneakers.

Golden Globes

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …