Serge Chakmakjian

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Traffic signals take on a sinister, beguiling light in new photo series

What lurks beyond the light?<p>Who knew that the humble, utilitarian traffic light could look so haunting—and beguiling? As seen through the lens of Lucas Zimmermann, they take on an otherworldly aspect, their red, yellow, and green lights casting an altogether ghostly aura that emanates like a very …

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Spiced vegetable pulao with cauliflower, ginger and garam masala

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>5 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 650g white onions, thinly sliced<br>• 2 bay leaves<br>• 1 tsp cumin seeds<br>• 8 black peppercorn<br>• 5 cloves<br>• 2.5cm cinnamon<br>• 5 garlic cloves, roughly chopped<br>• 3.5cm ginger, roughly chopped<br>• 2 green chillies<br>• 3 tbsp softened butter<br>• 1 tbsp coriander seeds, coarsely crushed<br>• ¼ tsp mild chilli …

50 foods to try before you die

Chickpea and potato-curry-stuffed flatbread recipe

If you've never had curry for breakfast, you're missing out. Try this veggie one in a homemade flatbread<p>I know curry seems a bit full-on first thing in the morning but with a strong cup of tea and a downpour outside it works fabulously well.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, …

Glastonbury Jobs – How To Work The Festival If You Don’t Have A Ticket

Didn’t manage to get tickets to Glastonbury 2017? We’re not surprised, server problems meant most of you were left bashing away at your keyboards …

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Inhale a cloud of alcohol at London's latest crazy pop-up

Simply drinking alcohol is a thing of the past. Now, thanks to gastronomic geniuses Bompas & Parr, you can inhale it...<p>July 31st will see the launch of what could become London’s newest drinking craze: inhaling alcohol (well, it's much less labour-intensive than drinking it).<p>‘Alcoholic …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Off to Glastonbury? Over a certain age? This is for you

Age is no object for festival goers. Thomas H Green rounds up the top ten areas for those who just about remember their teenage years<p>Many of those behind the scenes at the Glastonbury Festival, the ones in charge, are over 55, even if they don't feel it. <b>Michael Eavis</b>, the Somerset dairy farmer who, …

Street Looks from Milan Menswear Week Spring/Summer 2016

VOGUE HOMMES FASHION WEEK<p>Browse the best looks snapped on the streets by Jonathan Daniel Pryce during Milan Menswear Week Spring/Summer 2016.

Glastonbury 2015: your tips on how to survive the world's greatest music festival

<b>Camping</b><p><b>Never camp at the bottom of a hill</b><br>Camping on a hill behind the family fields means you’ll get the least amount of traffic and the cleanest and least-busy toilets. Arrive as early as possible on Wednesday to pick the best camping spot – it gets very busy after that. Have a rough idea which …

Getting started with Google Photos

You can have your Android M, your Brillo, your Cardboard and any of the other products announced at Google's I/O developer conference yesterday.<p>I just need Google Photos , a product I've been waiting for to create order out of my sprawling photo library. I have used Picasa for years to share photos …

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

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2015 festivals: what to pack

From folding wellies to inflatable tents, these are eight essential items that will transform your festival experience this year - we guarantee it<p><b>The Magic Mirror</b><p>£35<p>A genius flat-pack mirror that folds out to offer you a full-length view of your best festival outfits (below).<p><b>Pocket-sized selfie</b> …

The Blub Uno tube clock is the coolest, most inefficient way to tell time

Duncan Hellmers' project is a single tube clock powered via USB connection<p>Sydney-based designer Duncan Hellmers is using Kickstarter to fund his retro Blub Uno tube clock, and despite its somewhat muculent name, it looks pretty cool.<p>The USB-powered clock is made of a single Nixie tube — a …

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 …

Get Google Earth Pro for free

Google Earth has been around for years, yet it still makes my jaw drop.<p>I mean, seriously, for centuries the only way to get a "bird's-eye" view of our planet was to spin an actual globe. Now we can "fly" to any location and zoom all the way in from space to a couple hundred feet above real, …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Eight Christmas party looks for men

Click on the “party” section on most shopping websites and one thing is clear: the notion of eveningwear has, like the rest of menswear, relaxed. Biker jackets are now being acknowledged as a night-time coat option alongside the more traditional dinner suits and velvet blazers. Obviously, the best …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

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26 coolest gadgets of 2014

By<p>Some are only available for pre-order and others are modern twists on age-old technologies, but all of these gadgets are designed to make life …

Cool Desk Accessories That Bring Fun Into The Office

Every time you have to take care of a task right after you’ve cleaned the room and organized the desk, the whole experience is a lot more pleasant …

Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

Using a hexacopter flying 30 metres above the surface of the water, researchers have been able to capture valuable information about the health and habits of killer whales in efforts to aid the population recovery of the marine mammals on the West Coast.<p>This is the first time UAVs have been used to …

13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

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iPhones and iPads star in this intricately animated love story

Giving a whole new meaning to Apple's idea of Continuity<p>There's a fine tradition among musicians for accompanying their latest song with a trippy, weird, or just technically excellent video to woo their fans. The latest example of this comes from Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes, whose single …

iPhone 6/Plus case roundup: Best cases at the best price

With iPhone 6 and 6 Plus officially going on sale today through Apple retail and partners, a lot of you on the hunt for a new case. We’ve been keeping track of announcements from the notable case makers and below put together our updated list of the nicest cases we’ve seen yet.<p>As we always do, …