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London’s secret underground mail rail

Until 2003, when it was decommissioned, this little-known railway belonged to the Royal Mail – come July, it will be opened to the public.<p><i>BBC's Travel Show</i> <i>brings you the latest insider travel news, a wealth of destinations, amazing experiences and features and practical hints, tips and advice for</i> …

Royal Mail

15 Savory Pastries You Can *Totally* Eat for Dinner

We’re all about enjoying a fresh pastry for breakfast, but it turns out, they’re <i>just</i> as good for dinner too. Think about it — pot pies with a top or bottom crust are technically pastries (and so delicious!). And a galette is one of the tastiest ways to add more vegetables to your diet. To put …

Cooking

These 12 Protein-Packed Bliss Balls Recipes Are Every Healthy Girl’s Dream

We’re not really sure where the term “bliss ball” came from, but we do know what it tends to mean: A blissfully flavored, guilt-free, uber yummy dessert that comes in the shape of a cute little ball. Whether you prefer vegan desserts or Paleo desserts (or both!), there’s probably a delicious bliss …

Vegan

OMG: Wine Coffee Exists and We’re Practically Salivating

Personally, we didn’t think it could get much better than CoffVee’s resveratrol (the antioxidant found in wine)-infused java beans: AKA all the goodness of your favorite cup of joe, plus the added health benefits you’d see from a glass of vino — score! It seems the beverage Gods at Molinari Private …

Coffee

[NSFW] GIFs Celebrate the Pleasures of Psychedelic Sex

Look inside the world of artist Jean Francois Painchaud, a.k.a., Phazed.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 28, 2017, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>A few years back, Canadian animator and artist Jean Francois Painchaud, a.k.a. Phazed, found his psychedelic erotic artwork banned on …

The Food Lab: Detroit-Style Pizza Is the Best Thing You're Gonna Make This Year

For the past year, I've been up to my neck in crispy cheese crusts. That's not a bad place to be, mind you.<p>When did Detroit pizza become a thing? I mean, I know that rectangular pan pizzas have been served in the Motor City since at least 1946, when, according to Pure Michigan, bar owner Gus Guerra …

Italian Food

This Is the Best Netflix Documentary for Design Lovers to Binge Watch

"Abstract: The Art of Design" gives the industry a new edge rarely witnessed in design documentaries.<p>"You're looking for a moment when you feel you're as close to the soul as possible. That's what good design is."<p>So declares the trailer for "Abstract: The Art of Design," a new Netflix series that …

Automotive Design

This slow cooker has developed a cult following around the internet

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Business Insider Every now and then a product comes along and captures the collective consciousness of the internet.<p>It can come …

Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

The dessert recipe that’s healthier than most breakfasts

Emica Penklis, nutritionist and chocolatier at Loco Love, has shared her recipe for the ultimate (healthy) dessert. This raw tart is vegan, …

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

Move Over, Mayo: These 20 Aioli Recipes Meet All Your Dipping Needs

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Look, we love ketchup, mayo, mustard, and all your …

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Easy Mole Sauce

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 1 cup sliced yellow onion (from 1 onion)<br>• 1 (28-oz.) can plum tomatoes, well drained<br>• 2 tablespoons all-natural …

Want to enroll in Lamborghini's intensive driving school? All you need $12,000

There are plenty of ways to blow your money in Vegas.<p>You could order a $10,000 Ono champagne cocktail at the XO club in the Wynn Encore. In the same …

Lamborghini

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

National Parks

4 Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

29 Unconventional Thanksgiving Sides That Should Be the New Normal

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner is really all about the side dishes (am I right?), but the same old menu year after year can get pretty …

Dark Chocolate Protein Spiders

Embrace the spirt of Halloween and get your protein fix by whipping up and devouring these creepy critters.<p>Hi. My name is Anna, and I'm an …

27 Soup Recipes to Make in Your Crock-Pot So Dinner Is Served ASAP

Here’s the thing about soup: It’s not particularly hard to make, but it can just be a major time suck. Which is why so many of us find it easier to …

The Impossible Burger Sells Out in Its First San Francisco Weekend - Inside Scoop SF

Has there ever been a burger in San Francisco so popular that you needed a ticket to order it?<p>This Thursday, <b>Jardiniere</b> and <b>Cockscomb</b> began serving the <b>Impossible Foods</b> burger, a plant-based beef substitute that approximates beef so much that it “bleeds.” (As The Chronicle described in our feature …

Healthy Pumpkin Oat Cookies

While very tasty and satisfying, these healthy pumpkin oat cookies are more functional snack than decadent treat. At just 88 calories, 1 gram of fat …

27 High-Protein Dinner Recipes Under 500 Calories

7 Delicous Low Carb, Ketogenic Breakfast Recipes Ideas for a Keto Diet

<b>Lately we’ve been paying attention to getting more ketogenic breakfast recipes out, as a lot of people have been asking “what can I eat that is a</b> …

Creating 1980’s New York City In Peepland #1

The creators behind <b>Hard Case Crime’s</b> new comic, <i>Peepland</i>, discuss their influences of 1980’s New York City and how they approached depicting this in …

Singapore Airlines: Early Bird Return Fares fr $158 all-in to 45 Destinations from 1 Oct 2016 – 31 Mar 2017

Past Event<p><b>Oh no, the event has ended.</b> Don't miss out again, get the latest sales via our newsletter, Facebook, Twitter or RSS feed!<p>Starts<p>1 Oct 2016 …

Get in the Halloween Spirit With These Drool-Worthy Avocado Zombie Bars

With fall approaching faster than you can say goodbye to summer, I’m already thinking about this year’s Halloween costume. Halloween isn’t complete without a proper party, and what better way to treat your guests than to give them delicious sweets! Since Halloween parties tend to be candy-packed …

The pink glow of these Tokyo streets are like scenes from a stunning anime film

Transport yourself to a <b>bustling, real-life anime world</b> with this breathtaking photo collection.<p>Tokyo is always a fascinating place to visit at any …

Japan Aiming for the World’s Fastest Permanent-Residency Cards for Skilled Foreign Workers

While this promise was not the most highlighted in of the many policies, it is still significant for foreigners wanting to come or stay in Japan …

The Cheapest Longhaul Emirates First Class Fare I've Ever Seen

I’ve written in the past about the huge variance in premium cabin pricing, and how some cities consistently have cheap first & business class fares. …