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50 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Simpsons’

<i>The Simpsons</i> was first broadcast as a cartoon short on <i>The Tracy Ullman Show</i> in America, but since has become an international comic institution. …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

30 inspirational body confidence quotes from women who know what they’re talking about

Read this next time you have a 'bleurgh' day. It will really help. We promise.<p>Khloe Kardashian<p>‘On [old] shoots, I would never have options for …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Paris … on a budget

Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/chezgladines.saintgermain/photos?pnref=lhc<p>Chez Gladines<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435941376772/76cfd7ac-4f5e-4561-940a-5098aa52dd09-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Flea Markets

Get married or stay single? Live in the city or country? Dog or Cat? Science has the answers

We all face so many big decisions in life, but maybe recent scientific research can help us make better choices<p>Should you get a cat, shun meat, live child-free and cancel your Facebook account; or get a dog, gorge yourself on steak, have a huge family – and post about it every day? We look at what …

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These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

• Popular life stories<p>The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Employment

Top 10 craft beer bars in Budapest

Budapest,Bars and clubs,Food and drink,Hungary,Europe,Top 10s,Travel,Pubs,Life and style,Food & drink<p>Already known for its lively nightlife, the Hungarian capital is also experiencing a boom of new microbreweries and specialist ale producers – which are celebrated at Főzdefeszt, a beer and street …

The 100 greatest songs of all time

Vera Lynn's in there, so is Beyoncé. But where does David Bowie rank? The Telegraph's music critic picks his all-time favourites<p>As a fan, musician and critic, songs form the very ground of my life, a constant soundtrack to my interior world, a source of inspiration and consolation as well as …

Ed Sheeran covers Limp Bizkit’s ‘Break Stuff’ in comedy sketch with Jimmy Fallon – watch

The singer appeared on US TV's 'The Tonight Show' on Monday night (June 1)<p>Ed Sheeran has appeared in a comedy skit on US late night’s <i>The Tonight Show</i> …

Is 'House of Wolves' Destiny's 'Diablo 3' Moment?

Yesterday, Destiny’s second DLC launched, The House of Wolves, but it wouldn’t be surprising if you assumed an entirely new game was debuting, judging by the hype beforehand and the reaction from fans after.<p>After an initial launch that drew many 6/10s from major outlets, and a first DLC pack that …

Supermarket lagers: the best and worst – taste test

Poor old lager. Loutish, low-rent, taste-free, commercial … There are no end of insults, some justified, some pure snobbery, that supposed connoisseurs of food and drink like to throw its way. You might assume that in craft beer circles, all lager is shunned, but not so. Craft geeks want to see all …

Fibonacci clock: can you tell the time on the world's most stylish nerd timepiece?

Hipster chronometer uses squares inside a golden rectangle to tell the time, and even doubles as a lava lamp.<p>Don’t you find clock faces quite aggressive, their hands and numbers constantly reminding you of the passing of the time?<p>If so, this beautiful invention is for you.

Photos: Stunning first shots from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

For photography amateurs everywhere, it’s that time of year again: the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, now in its 27th year.<p>An open call for single images, the annual competition will accept submissions from now until June 30. But the bar has already been set high—a few captions from …

Star Wars Deleted Scenes Reveal an Entire Movie You Didn't See

This is what George Lucas' classic almost looked like.<p>The original 1977 <i>Star Wars</i>is basically its own trilogy, Luke Skywalker's full coming-of-age tale. Part one: Escaping the moisture farm life on Tatooine. Part two: Breaking Leia out of the Death Star. And part three, the thrilling conclusion: …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

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Einstein's election riddle: are you in the two per cent that can solve it?

Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than five million views. For a couple of days they were the most popular stories across the entire Guardian website.<p>…

The world's newest micro-nation is already a leader in nation branding

Not a single state has officially recognized the Free Republic of Liberland, the world’s newest self-declared country. But with a bright yellow flag in the ground, the Czech politician and former financial analyst Vít Jedlička staked his claim on a 7-square-kilometer (2.7-square-mile) patch of …

Porn data: visualising fetish space

Photograph: Martin Robbins/Martin Robbins<p>An attempt to visualise ‘fetish space’, generated from connections between fetishes that commonly appear in the same Clips4Sale studios. Links connect fetishes that frequently appear together in the same studios, and larger circles represent categories with …

Carrie Fisher: 'I was quite the space slut'

Carrie Fisher regales the audience at the Star Wars celebration with tales of partying with the Rolling Stones and playing Princess Leia with a hangover. Robbie Collin reveals her seven best indiscretions<p>When Carrie Fisher takes to the stage in front of around <b>5,000 Star Wars fans</b>, magical things …

The Week in Review: Mad Men’s Final March

TV audiences met Don Draper, Peggy Olson, Joan Harris, Roger Sterling and the rest of the cast of AMC’s Mad Men when it premiered in July 2007. During its now seven seasons on the air, the drama has garnered 15 Emmy Awards and millions of viewers, becoming part of our cultural fabric. The series …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

'Bloodborne' Review: A Terrifyingly Brilliant Game

<i>This is Part One of a review-in-progress. As such, no score will be assigned at this time.</i><p>I’m going to try to keep this part of my review very spoiler free. I won’t discuss the particulars of boss fights. I won’t go into detail when it comes to all the trick weapons you find. I won’t elaborate on …

What Elephants and Whales Look Like From Space

Only two creatures—both mammals—have been seen by private orbiting cameras.<p>When satellite companies talk about the imagery they capture, they play up how you can see big, human-made things: planes and trains and parking lots. Sometimes they might mention, too, how important sky pictures are to …

National Parks

'DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition' Review: New Dante At 60 FPS

<i>DmC: Devil May Cry – Definitive Edition</i> takes much of what made the last-gen game fun even better.<p>There were plenty of reasons for fans of the older Devil May Cry games to dislike the reboot. The combat was different, dumbed down—in other words, great for someone like me who wasn’t all that great …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

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9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

World's First 3D Force Gaming Tech Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter

In the backyard of a terrace house in the Sydney suburb of Paddington, the world’s first gaming system that measures energy expenditure whilst using resistance, is being developed. The start-up behind it is The Realm, a tiny team with a big vision.<p>Many have attempted to make gaming more life-like …

Top 10 breakfast spots in Paris

Paris holidays,Restaurants,Coffee,Breakfast,Food and drink,French food and drink,Travel,Top 10s,France holidays,Europe holidays<p>Make the most of a romantic night out in Paris by following it with a great, late breakfast. And, as our selection shows, Parisians today are as likely to plump for an …

Future world attractions: 50 incredible sights coming to planet Earth

Lovehomeswap.com’s list features nine huge projects in China, such as the giant Phoenix Towers, due for completion in 2018, and the eye-catching Changsha Bridge, to open next year; six in the US, including New York’s answer to the London eye and the colossal Crazy Horse Memorial; and three in …