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How to Build a Vertical Garden or Living Wall - Quiet Corner

DIY Tutorial – How to Build a Vertical Garden or Living Wall<p>If you’re short on space in your backyard, patio or balcony, but yearn to have more …

Woodworking

The seven best sex games: Tried and tested

Sex Games: How many of these are you brave enough to try?<p>Looking for a great sex game to spice things up in the bedroom? Well, we tried them all and …

Scientists stop blisters…with a 19th century remedy you’ll find in the chemist

It has taken 40 years of research but scientists have finally found an easy way of preventing blisters…and it has been available in the local chemist since the 19th century.<p>Runners should throw away their expensive blister plasters and lubricants if they want to prevent painful rubbing and switch …

Some Unique Luxury Kitchen Design Ideas

Luxury kitchen design ideas this is always the best, environmentally friendly finishing materials, luxury, beautiful furniture, original decoration …

Interior Design

10 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet

Get ready to discover extra space you didn't even know you had.<p>If you have a large wardrobe with minimal storage, you likely find yourself cursing your closet on the regular. Instead of cutting your clothing collection in half, use these tricks and products to create twice as much space as you had …

How to choose the perfect glasses

<b>FOUR EYES QUERIES</b><p>Laura Imami, optician and founder of an eponymous eyewear brand, tackles your frequently asked questions.<p><b>Q: Why do my glasses leave indents on the sides of my nose?</b><p>A: When the nose pads are not properly adjusted or they are too tight, all the pressure goes on the nose instead of …

Gardening Tricks for Smaller Spaces

10 super simple second-day hairstyles

First things first, washing your hair everyday is a big no, no. It strips the oil and, no matter how much conditioner you lather on, it actually …

Britain 'is experiencing same decline as Rome in 100BC'

Dr Jim Penman believes Britons no longer have the genetic temperament that sparked the Industrial Revolution<p>Britain is experiencing the same decline as Rome in 100BC, with the collapse of civilisation inevitable, a scientist has warned.<p>Dr Jim Penman, of the RMIT University in Melbourne, believes …

World History

12 Impeccable Pantries Fit for a Dream House

We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.<p>We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.

When Sacred Texts Say Terrible Things

Many sacred texts contain problematic passages (i.e. passages which endorse morally repugnant ideas and practices). For that matter, so do the founding documents of many secular intellectual traditions. Aristotle was a racist and sexist, for example (<i>Politics</i> 1260a13, <i>Politics</i> 1327b20-33).<p>Some …

Holiday Gift Guide: Techie Edition

Hurray!! The holiday season is right around the corner! And that means... shopping! That's why I have come up with a foolproof holiday gift guide that will make any traveler very happy.<p><b>Power Cube</b><p>Aside from being super adorable, these guys make your on-the-go office easy and stylish. There are a …

The Best Cleansers For Dry, Sensitive And Dehydrated Skin

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, £8.35 from www.feelunique.com<p>Eucerin Ultra Sensitive Cleansing Lotion, £11.50 at www.lookfantastic.com<p>Avene Cold Cream …

Skin Care

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

10 of the best Tony Benn quotes - as picked by our readers

Tony Benn was known as an eloquent and inspirational speaker. Here are ten of his most memorable quotes, as picked by Guardian readers<p>1) “If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people.”<p>Tony Benn was interviewed in Sicko, Michael Moore’s documentary film about the …

Adolf Hitler

How visualising data has changed life… and saved lives

From John Graunt's 'bills of mortality' to Florence Nightingale's revolutionary 'rose charts', the distillation of information into graphics has been a vital tool for scientists<p>Big data, infographics, visualisations – the pop words of a modern phenomenon. But while information accumulation has …