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How to Tie a Tie | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact, but there are grown men who don’t know <b>how to tie a tie</b>. If they have a big interview that afternoon, they’ll go shopping for a …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

Primer: How To Remove Scratches From Watch Crystal

Of all the different categories of everyday carry, there’s one that stands out to us as the most precious: watches. And we figure that makes a lot of …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

If you love music and your Alexa speaker, here are nine things you should know.<p>Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no …

Smart Homes

Everything You Ever Wanted (and Needed) to Know About The Ordinary

The Ordinary, the disruptive and jaw-droppingly affordable skincare brand, is over a year old already. Can you believe it? Industry insiders and …

Skin Care

5 Tips for a Better Cup of Coffee

From pre-warming mugs to water temperature guidance, we're here to improve your morning ritual.<p>Drinking coffee is more than a routine that starts the day. It's the routine that lets you know you’re still breathing. That being said, it’s easy to get stuck in your ways. Stubbornness—or maybe just …

Dining with Antiques – Pierced Sterling Serving Pieces

Food & Dining

The Collector's Minute: Stag Handled Carving Sets

The Fragrant World of Vintage Perfume Bottles

A perfume bottle expert tells us about the incredibly beautiful items in an auction launching today.<p>Do you smell that smell? Is that the smell of love in the air? It is, indeed, for collectors of high-end perfume bottles. This evening, a huge auction of over 240 vintage perfume bottles takes place …

Art

Celebration Of Vintage and Retro Design

Please notice: if after reading this post you’ll experience some need for buying ice cream, chewing gum or eating sausages, it’s not our fault.<p>Retro …

Antique Silver Georgian Silver vintage watches vintage jewelry

Watches

Antique Silver and Sterling Silver from I.Franks Antique Silverware

Purveyors of the Finest Quality Antique<br>British Silver and Silver Plate<p>ABOUT I . FRANKS<p>I.Franks are purveyors of the finest quality Antique Silver, …

England

Silver Makers Marks

1. The dates in the "Dates seen" column are the earliest and latest dates for which I have seen the accompanying mark - they do not necessarily …

Auctions

You can stay in one of Dubrovnik's new five-star hotels for a lot less than you think

The interest in Croatia’s southernmost hotspot, the fabulous Dubrovnik, doesn’t subside. The first four months of 2017 saw an increase of over 20% in both number of guests and overnight stays, and the peak season is only yet to come. With an established status of the country’s leading high-end …

European Travel

How to Revive Dead Flowers

You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to …

Botanical Gardens

London's best butchers

Proper meat is worth paying for and a good butcher is a world away from mystery meat. You'll get top-quality produce, knowledgeable service and a …

London's best beer gardens

We've rounded up London's best beer gardens, some included for their bucolic atmosphere and fine foliage, some for their summery drinks or …

England

Duke of Wellington's 400-piece gilt dinner set laid out for first time

A spectacular dining set given to the Duke of Wellington to celebrate his victory over Napoleon is to go on on display for the first time as it would have been used, laid out in full 200 years on.<p>For the first time visitors to Apsley House, Wellington's London home, will be able to see part of the …

'Tea leads to prostitution': amazing facts and legends about tea

Did you know that 75 per cent of the Irish population drink six cups a day? Here we share fascinating facts about tea from a book<p>Tea has a rich and fascinating history –as a drink, it is as old as the pyramids of Egypt and is second only to tap water as the nation’s most popular drink.<p><b>Here are some</b> …

Now You Know: Why Is 'Teatime' in the Afternoon?

<i>Do you have a question about history? Send us your question at history@time . com and you might find your answer in a future edition of Now You …

Tea

Hong Kong, China: 5 best places to eat & drink

New York may be the city that never sleeps but Hong Kong is the city that never fasts. Whether you want egg tarts, roast goose or the biggest prawn …

Best places to eat and drink in Reykjavik, Iceland: top 10 places to eat and drink

Discover clean Nordic flavours in the Icelandic capital, from hot smoked catfish and freshly baked sourdough to waffles with rhubarb jam<p><b>Old-school</b> …

World’s first commercial flying car is now on sale

A Dutch vehicle manufacturer has made flying cars commercially available for the first time ever.<p>PAL-V has created the Liberty Sport and Liberty …

Drones

How to Measure 3D Objects, Including Silver, Ceramics, Glass & Sculpture

Accurately measuring irregularly shaped three-dimensional objects can be challenging. This guide will give you the tools to accurately measure your …

Woodworking

Is this how to make the perfect cup of tea?

Does the milk go in first, or after? The British Standards Institution believes it has the answer to a historic debate<p>Britain is a nation of tea lovers, but on one great question, we stand divided: do you put the milk in first, or last?<p>The answer to the question may lie with the <b>British Standards</b> …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

20 Tequila Cocktail Recipes to Have in Your Party Arsenal

Do not go gentle into that good night.<p>Because we've never heard of anyone having a quiet evening at home after a round of hearty tequila cocktails, we say that if you're going to rage against the dying of the light, you might as well do it with drinks that go down easy, too. Below, delicious and …

Tequila

Bear pits and heads on spikes: 10 surviving secrets of Shakespeare's London

Shakespeare arrived in London around 1590, aged 26, and stayed for almost a quarter of a century at various addresses in the City and Southwark. He found a timbered metropolis of 200,000 people, ravaged by plague, yet outgrowing its medieval walls. What follows is a selection of the sites, spaces …