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Kids' party cake

Perfect for a party, this rainbow-speckled cake screams 'celebrate'! Pipe creamy vanilla icing and scatter over sprinkles for a showstopping cake …

Dessert

5 Favorites: The Key to Staying Organized

If you’re like me and can never seem to put your keys where they belong (don’t ask), an “entry butler” might help. Here are five we like.<p>Above: A …

Design Dilemma: Let’s Take a Dip! Our Annual Edition of Cool Pools

In the steamy days of summer, there’s nothing better than taking a dip in the pool. So annually, with thoughts of cooling off thanks to a refreshing …

Landscaping

Sweet nothing: giving up sugar can change your life

Giving up sugar is hard, but the physical rewards can be great - and there's no need to beat yourself up over the odd glass of wine once in a while<p>Going on a <b>health</b> kick is all very well when you live on your own, as I do. You can fill your cupboards with kale chips, almond butter and buckwheat …

Preview of Super Secret Crisis War!: Johnny Bravo #1

IDW’s Cartoon Network: Super Secret Crisis War continues this week with the first of five one-shots that tie in directing to the main storyline, as …

Robert Downey Jr tops list of highest paid actors for second year running

Robert Downey Jr has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the highest paid actors for the second year in a row. The 49-year-old star of the Iron Man and Avengers films made an estimated $75m over the past year, beating rivals Dwayne Johnson, Bradley Cooper, Chris Hemsworth and Leonardo …

See What Kate Middleton Bought for Prince George

Prince George's first birthday is coming up! See what the royal tot will soon be playing with.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Prince George turns 1 on July 22, and like all busy parents, the Duchess of Cambridge is shopping for his birthday gift online.<p>German startup Jupiduu received an order for their blue slide …

Men's swimming shorts: 10 of the best for summer 2014

Stylish, comfortable and a lot more flattering for most than tiny trunks, here's a selection of the best swimshorts for the beach

Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that covers multiple kinds of smartwatch devices, such as a modular design that includes a smart strap with built-in sensors and controls that can host a plug-in personal media device (like the previous iPod nano) and an all-in-one that …

How Orange is the New Black uniforms became a hit in prisons

Orange is the New Black might be an arch reference to fashion and life behind bars, but the influential Netflix series has now had an impact on what prisoners actually wear. Saginaw county jail in Michigan has banned the orange uniforms seen on the show because they have become, as the sheriff …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Artist Andy Warhol may be best known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans, but he also took a little-known side trip into the world of computer art back in 1985. He was commissioned by Commodore International to show off its Amiga 1000 computer's graphic arts uses.<p>Warhol obliged, dipping into …

iPhone covers: the wish list - in pictures

Normcore might be the hot new trend for your wardrobe, but classic and pared-down is not the way to go when it comes to your phone. Think bold and brash and invest in one of this season's playful cases. It'll ensure you're never left wondering which iPhone is yours

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The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Microsoft calls end to Android Nokia X smartphones

<b>Microsoft is to stop developing Android-powered smartphones beyond those already available, the BBC understands.</b><p>Nokia X models will now become part of the Lumia range and run the Windows Phone operating system, although existing Android handsets will continue to be supported.<p>The move comes as …

Marvel to kill off Logan with Death of Wolverine

Back in March, Marvel Comics released a teaser for a new Wolverine story arc entitled ‘3 Months to Die’, and now Entertainment Weekly has revealed …

Go behind-the-scenes of Godzilla with new featurette, plus a great new shot of the King of the Monsters

Taking a break from the steady flow of TV spots, a new featurette has arrived online for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures upcoming <b>Godzilla</b> reboot, …

Ivor Novello Awards 2014 nominations: Arctic Monkeys, Laura Mvula and Emeli Sandé up for awards

Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave and Laura Mvula are all in the running for coveted Album Award at the 2014 Ivor Novello Awards<p>The nominees for the Ivor Novello Awards 2014 have been announced, with Arctic Monkeys, London Grammar and Laura Mvula in the running for some of the most sought-after accolades …

Apple will replace your iPhone 5's faulty power button for free

If you've noticed that your iPhone 5's sleep/wake button isn't working reliably, you're not alone -- and you'll be glad to hear that Apple is doing something about it. The company has started a free program in Canada and the US (worldwide on May 2nd) that will replace buttons on phones made through …

Blind pole vaulter flies fearlessly

It's easiest just to follow her lead, her parents explain, which would seem daunting at best considering Charlotte Brown uses a guide dog.<p>But Ian and …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2 vs One M8 review: comparison

Pros<p>All phones offer similar specifications but clearly excel in one or more fields in comparison to each other<p>Cons<p>None can be classed as good value, …

Google+ Is Actually Good For Something

Google's attempt at recreating a social network to rival Facebook or Twitter has largely failed to go mainstream. (Google would argue otherwise, pointing to engagement stats like shared news stories, YouTube comments, and the like.)<p>But buried beneath Google's Facebook clone is one of the most …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Arrives: PayPal Fingerprint-Based Payment And 3 Other Things To Know About The Device

Samsung Electronics Co. (KRX:005935) released its latest Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone on Friday in 125 countries, including the U.S., Europe, the …

The very best Easter eggs on the high street - Telegraph

Dessert

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Japan

The cutest animal ever: melt at the Power of Sloth - in pictures

What's your favourite animal? Warning, it might be about to change when you see these pictures from Lucy Cooke's new book The Power of Sloth.<p>Prepare to crumble, very slowly, into a heap of happiness as you learn more about a species about which you may know very little