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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …

15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make You Look Twice

Home » Artwork, News, Popular, Top News » 15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make...<p>Rob Gonsalves, “The Sun Sets Sail” (detail)<p>The paintings of …

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FOODOGRAPHY: A Food Photography Workshop by Carmel Winery

Put an appetizing plate of food in front of someone and there’s a good chance even before reaching for their fork, spoon, or chopsticks, they’ll pull …

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

Ten 3-Ingredient Cocktails to Get the Weekend Started as Quickly as Possible

It’s Friday and the workweek is almost at an end. To help you start the weekend quickly and efficiently, here are 10 super-insanely-easy, …

Without this equation there would have been no internet

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

Taxi medallions have been the best investment in America for years. Now Uber may be changing that.

By Emily Badger<p>Emily Badger<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>CHICAGO — A taxicab is a car remade by government, modified dozens of ways by edicts within subsections of articles of the city’s taxi code.<p>“Everywhere on this car has been regulated,” John Henry Assabill says. “Look at it!”<p>He throws up his arms in the …

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Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …