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Ten tips to cut your supermarket bill

The average weekly food bill is soaring but there are ways to cut your costs in 2014 without compromising on quality<p>Food bills are rising at a rate that far outstrips wider inflation. The average weekly grocery bill has risen by £33 since 2011 to an average of £86, or about £4,490 a year. Are you …

Personal Finance

How Beer is Made (in One Minute)

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Ever just stare</b> at beer?<p>—okay, okay, but ever just stare at beer, while sober?<p>Well, take a minute, and watch an entire vat of beer be born in the sped-up video above.<p>... Then you can think about it again while you just stare at your beer late into …

Alcohol

The rugby greats who played and died for their country

New research reveals the fates of all rugby union internationals killed in the First World War<p>They are the men who played for their country before going on to die for it.<p>The lives – and deaths – of every rugby union international killed during the First World War have been pieced together as part …

Ultimate foodie gifts for Christmas

How the Terrible, Insufferable Six-Day Water Fast Made Me a New Man

What if there were a cure-all treatment for high blood pressure, migraines, chronic pain, arthritis, and, oh yeah, fatness? The catch: You'll be really, really hungry. Ben Marcus spends a long and profoundly satisfying week on a strict diet of absolutely nothing but H2O.<p>DAY ONE: HORIZONTAL IS YOUR …

High Blood Pressure

Is mead making a comeback?

A former press officer has set aside political intrigue to revive mead, the ancient honey wine beloved of the Vikings.<p>Karin Sloth is a political journalist. For three years – “before the days of the dark art of spin” – she was chief press officer for the Social Democrats when they were the biggest …

Social Democrats

Insect-eating scheme wins $1m Hult Prize

A plan to capitalise on the fact that a billion people worldwide already eat high-protein grubs and grasshoppers as part of their daily diet has won a prestigious $1m award.<p>The plan to popularize and transform insect-farming in the slums of Africa and Asia was last night awarded the $1m dollar Hult …

McGill University

Infographic: How does your salary compare to Ronaldo’s and Messi’s?

Lionel Messi is arguably the finest footballer on the planet.<p>He brings untold joy to millions of fans every season, just by twirling his feet around …

Healthy foods that are apparently bad for you

1. Apples<p>Apples contain both high levels of sugar (as do grapes), and cyanide, in their pips. Eating an apple a day can actually affect your teeth and cause erosion. Apples' pips contain Amygdalin a sugar and cyanide compound that ingested in small amounts is easy to deal with, but which can cause …

Jalapenos and Beyond: Our Guide to 15 Essential Chile Peppers

<b>Chile peppers, many in the same species of the Capsicum genus, are native to Central and South America. The Spanish and Portuguese introduced them to Europe, Asia, and India, and today almost every culture has its own favorite varieties. Here are some we love to use and eat.</b>

South America

Success as a model requires flawless genes and a lot of luck. The 10 women on FORBES' list of top-earning models have something else, too: business sense. The Brazilian supermodel takes the top spot for the seventh year in a row, making seven times as much as second-place Miranda Kerr. http://bit.ly/16F98j9

Top 10 Football Tricks

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Hole in one: Psychic Sonya predicts cronuts will be the next big thing – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:00 pm, June 19, 2013 in Food & Drink<p><i>Blog mistress and amateur medium Psychic Sonya peers into her crystal ball, searching for the next</i> …

Is Steak Best Served Rare?

And what about rare meat?<p><i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private</i> …

BBQ

I'm a waiter, I enjoy it – and no, I'm not stupid

My name is Max and I've got a confession to make: I'm a waiter and I enjoy it. The subservient side of the job leads many to assume I must be …

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical

Indonesian photographer Hengki Koentjoro takes some pretty fantastic photos above water, but his underwater photos are made extra magical.<p>You’ll spot sharks, coral, and fish of the likes we’ve never seen before.

Welcome to the jungle: The definitive oral history of ’80s metal

Mötley Crüe, Slash, Lita Ford, Dokken and more share the wildest stories from the heyday of L.A.’s Sunset Strip<p>While the New Wave of British Heavy Metal was taking over the club scene in the UK and Europe, a batch of bands in and around Los Angeles — triggered by a love for KISS, Van Halen, and …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Animals

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Shorebreak Art of Clark Little

Marlin<p>Little thinks this is probably his favorite shot of all time. “I remember taking it. I saw it for a split second and I’m like gosh, this is unbelievable,” he says. “It’s just this frozen water that looks like a glass blown image. It’s just this crazy shot that I’ve never been able to get …

Fake News

How Google plans to rule the computing world through Chrome

Advertisement<p>47 Comments<p>If you’ve been paying attention lately, you’ll see the signs of a significant disruption in computing. No, I’m not talking …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Photography

How to kick the sugar habit: tips and low-sugar recipes

Tips for vanquishing sugar from your diet – plus some tasty low-sugar recipes to try<p><b>Breakfast</b><p>Every cereal with more than 3g of sugar per 100g should be thrown out. Porridge, Weetabix and unflavoured shredded wheat are good choices, as is plain buttered toast with marmite or a meat or cream cheese …

Lyrid meteor shower: All you need to know

In 2018, April 22 is the peak morning. The moon, near the 1st quarter phase, is out of the way. Expect 10 to 20 meteors per hour at the peak.<p>The …