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Romantic rail journeys around Britain

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few of these handy etiquette tips before your trip: from when to bow and take your shoes off, to when …

First Star Wars: Episode VII title rumour arrives

Well, it had to happen sooner or later… over the past few months we’ve been bombarded with reports about potential additions to the cast of <b>Star Wars:</b> …

Try the next big food trend – KFC (that’s Korean Fried Chicken, silly) – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 6:05 pm, September 6, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>We’ve been predicting Korean food as the big trend for 2013, and here it is, in just one of its …

Food Ads vs. Real Food Photos

We've all fallen victim to false advertising at one point or another -- whether it be a very important message buried in the fine print, misleading phrases, or flat-out lies. But one of the worst types of false advertising is the type that you can see: deceitful food photography.<p>Food ads do a great …

Are we close to making human ‘mind control’ a reality?

<b>With one tap on his space bar, Andrea Stocco fires the cannon on his computer game and blows a rocket out of the sky.</b><p>The game itself is unremarkable - in fact it looks like a relic of the 1980s.<p>What is remarkable is the way it is being played because the University of Washington researcher can't …

Digital schools: Can tablets replace teachers?

A number of schools in the Netherlands are pioneering a revolutionary method of learning - replacing teachers and textbooks with tablet computers.<p>The country has seven such "digital schools" already running, with another three planned by the end of 2013.<p>The schools' founder believes it reflects the …