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Brunel and beyond: a walk around historic Bristol

With the city’s much-anticipated Being Brunel museum opening on Friday, we take a stroll around the streets, waterways and engineering wonders that define Bristol’s heritage<p>Since there’s no avoiding the great engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in these parts – especially this week with the opening of …

England

Lawn Care Tips to Get Your Yard Ready for Summer

No matter the recent weather in your area, now’s the time to start thinking about your yard so it looks its best this summer.<p>Start off by assessing …

The Secret to Making Any Delivery Pizza Better Than Ever

It's hard to resist the hassle-free supper solution that is pizza delivery, but here's the thing: Whether you’re a fan of a classic New York Slice or …

Country Lifestyle

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Best romantic road trips: The Amalfi coast, Scotland's North Coast 500, and Normandy

With car rental now available around the world at the click of a button, it's never been easier to hit the road in search of four-wheeled …

Italy

Windows 10: If you want a highly secure device, follow these rules, says Microsoft

Microsoft has published a new standard for creating a very secure Windows 10 machine.<p>Microsoft has released a new document explaining the minimum …

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

Home Improvement

Perfect pitch: Experts pick their favourite campsites

12 Places You'd Never Believe Were In The UK

The UK landscape varies wildly, from the snow-swept peaks of Ben Nevis to the tropical looking, white sandy beaches of Cornwall. It wasn't for the weather, you'd probably never have to go abroad at all.

Scotland

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

BBQ 101: Hacks and Tricks on the Grill

[%snippet Genernal%]<p>Listed below are a few hacks and tricks:<p>To grill a juicier chicken place it under a brick.<br>• Spiral cuts on a hot dogs will infuse …

The Hidden Hut: the secret spot in Cornwall where the 'feasts' sell out in seconds

A young couple took over a Cornish beach cafe, serving up food including slow cooked pork focaccia and freshly caught mackerel salad - along with lashings of Cornish ice cream.<p>It is the kind of day when you long to be lying by the sea in Cornwall. A gentle breeze softens the July heat as children …

Ice Cream

The Basics of Bike Maintenance

Bikes are simple machines, and though they might look like some crazy assemblage of gears, cables, and levers, there really isn’t that much going on …

The Trick That Turns Your Grill Into a Top-Notch Smoker

It's called the snake method, and it's free!<p>They say that a great charcoal grill is just a so-so smoker. But do you really need to buy a $600 smoker to give your brisket the delectable flavor you seek? Weber's all-in-one chef, cookbook author, and food blogger Jamie Purviance says you don't have to …

BBQ

12 BBQ Tricks and Tips from Pitmasters

Summer’s in the air, and that means the smell of barbeque should be too. Break out your tongs and hone your skills with these BBQ tips from the …

Majorca beaches

Expert guide to Majorca<p>An insider's guide to Majorca's best beaches, including the top beachside bars and restaurants, as well as information on activities and watersports. By Annie Bennett, Telegraph Travel's Majorca expert.<p>Cala Llombards<p>On the southeast coast, this cove is a long, thin strip of …

The 50 best breakfast places in the UK

Breakfasts in Britain are among the best in the world. Here – region by region – are the very finest places to start your day<p><b>Coombeshead Farm</b><b>, Lewannick, Cornwall</b><p>It might seem a bit bonkers to include an upmarket B&B (from £90 a night) that doesn’t offer breakfast to non-residents (for the time …

Breakfast

Is Bristol the new London?

Situated on the River Avon in the South West of the UK, many people may not have thought to, or even have heard of the city of Bristol. London, but of course. Manchester, yes. Liverpool, quite possibly (who doesn't know that The Beatles hail from there?). But Bristol? Why's <b>this city</b>, with a …

England

10 perfect Peak District walks that start and finish at a pub

High moorlands, river valleys, dales, gorges, wildflower grasslands, ancient broadleaf woodlands, fantastical rocky outcrops and vast gritstone ridges. Few National Parks anywhere in the world can match the Peak District for the sheer variety of its landscapes.<p>The region was once a shallow sea and …

How to Care For and Maintain Your Lawn Mower | The Art of Manliness

When your car isn’t starting up on the first turn of the key like it should, it tells you something isn’t quite right. Maybe you have a bad spark …

DIY

12 Painting Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known Sooner

We all like to give a good-natured ribbing to those folks on House Hunters that see the paint color on the wall as a major obstacle on their …

DIY

12 hidden tips and tricks every iPhone X owner needs to know

The iPhone X ushers in a new age of all display, notches, facial recognition, Animoji, and new gestures for controlling everything.<p>You may find …

Apps

Easy Way To “Cheat” On Consoles

One of the main selling point of consoles over PC have always been that cheating is not as widespread, and it doesn’t matter if you have expensive …

Gamecom 2017: Microsoft Explains How to Transfer Data to Xbox One X

Xbox to X.<p>Microsoft has detailed the various methods it's implementing to ease the transition from Xbox One or Xbox One S to the new Xbox One X.<p>Three …

Xbox One

These 8 Items Will Help People Prepare For A Nuclear Disaster By Stocking A Fallout Shelter

Now, there's probably a low chance that you'll experience a nuclear strike anywhere near your town in your lifetime, but for some reason news …

12 Cooking Skills Every Young Adult Should Learn

Everyone, young or old, can enjoy having a handy collection of basic cooking skills with a little practice. Mastering this list can help you make …

Cooking

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

The Best Summer Cocktail Hour Snack Is Charred Snap Peas

You'll be eating these like chips.<p>Finding the perfect snack for cocktail hour means nailing that delicate balance between something that’s salty and finger friendly without being too filling. Overdoing it on roasted nuts can lead to missing out on the meal ahead and no one has time for that—the …

Food