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7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

Best Encryption Software: Top 5 Tools to Secure Your Files

Keeping your personal data safe doesn't have to be difficult—as long as you keep the sensitive stuff encrypted and under your control. That's why …

4 Essential Marketing Insights from Freakonomics Author Stephen J. Dubner

TweetAs all marketing professionals and watchers of “Mad Men” know, marketing is a tricky field. It’s one of the few industries that rely equally on …

Great country walks: Rhossili bay, Gower peninsula, south Wales

Walk one of the world’s top 10 beaches, complete with a shipwreck and the strange Worm’s Head<b><br>• Five more walks tomorrow</b><p><b>Category</b> Easy<b><br>Distance</b> 4.3 miles/7km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 2 hours<b><br>Start and finish</b> Rhossili village, from the car park opposite the Worm’s Head hotel<b><br>Map</b> OS Explorer 164<b><br>Step-by-step</b> …

Adrenaline Vegas: an experience of Sin City extremes

You’ve bet (and lost) your shirt at the roulette table. You’ve eaten yourself into a coma at one of the legendary buffets. You’ve driven down the Strip blinking in awe at the shimmering neon. So now what? To find Vegas experiences outside the casinos but still guaranteed to get the pulse racing, …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

7 Lighting Mistakes You're Making

Avoid these and your future will be bright.<p><i>A perfectly-lit bedside table by Ashley Whittaker.</i><p>1. Relying on Only One Light Source<p>The key to good lighting is layering it at different heights. "Don't rely on only one kind of light source. Mix a variety of overhead and floor or table lamps," Alan …

Interior Design

7 Ways To Quiet Your Home From The Noisy World Around It

The early evening darkness combined with the impending winter's cold weather means more time spent in our homes. It's during this time when we tend to notice just how loud everything is -- the neighbors, the howling wind and, in many areas, traffic noise. If moving to the middle of nowhere isn't an …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

Pictures of the week: 40 Weeks And A mirror, by Sophie Starzenski

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Sophie Starzenski's 40 weeks and a mirror.

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Caribbean

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

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> …

Hiking

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Scientists say they have discovered the world's largest #volcano: http://bbc.in/1cVfZF4 The Tamu Massif lies 2km below the sea, in the Pacific Ocean, and topples Mauna Loa in Hawaii.

OMG, I Want This House: Fabulous Homes From Paris to Sao Paulo (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>A lap pool? Pollock-themed bedroom? Yes, please! See envy-inspiring designs from Interiors Now.<p>08.23.13 1:36 PM ET<p>Richard Powers; Courtesy …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

OMG, I Want This House: Provincetown

Home Envy<p>Serenity at the tip of Cape Cod? We’ll take it. Look inside this eclectic hideout just steps from the bay.<p>08.17.13 12:09 PM ET<p>William …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Transformed :: Wood & Leather Suspended Shelf

• Using blue painters tape, tape off your board on the top and bottom, leaving the edges revealed. Spray the edges gold using about 2-3 coats.<br>• With the …

Coats

DIY Fire Pit

Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit<p>Doug Montzka, of Montkza Concrete & Masonry in St. Paul, Minn., …

Home Improvement

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Man’s attempt to tell ‘knock knock’ joke on Facebook fails – epically

One man’s (feeble) attempt at entertaining his Facebook friends with a ‘knock knock’ joke went badly wrong after two of his mates hijacked it – with …