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Google Street View will now take you on a tour of a British submarine

The HMS Ocelot, a 50-year-old British submarine has the distinct honor of being the first submersible to be offered up on Google’s street view. <i>The Register</i> reports the company mapped-out the control room, sleeping quarters and even some of the torpedo tubes, which are obviously out of service. …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

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Present Cake

"This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things," says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who's on your holiday list, you'll find everything …

Nigel Slater's 20 best Observer recipes: meat, fish and seafood dishes

Baked squid with chilli tomato sauce<p>Ask your fishmonger to clean and prepare the squid for you, keeping each body sack in one piece ready to stuff.<p>Serves 4<b><br>medium to large squid</b> 4, cleaned and prepared<p>For the stuffing<b><br>breadcrumbs</b> 150g<b><br>anchovy fillets</b> 6<b><br>lemon</b> the grated zest of 1<b><br>flat-leaved parsley,</b> …

Aldi: Behind the scenes at the discount supermarket's HQ

As Aldi prepares to open its 500th store, the notoriously private discount supermarket takes Tom Rowley behind the scenes at its HQ<p>A company’s headquarters often say far more about its brand than any advertising slogan. The budget airline easyJet, for instance, sits in a glorified shed outside …

How Aldi won the class war - and became the fastest-growing supermarket in Britain

The supermarket is opening its 500th store and its festive fare is beating that of luxury rivals. How has the German giant conquered Middle England?<p>Ready yourselves to deck the halls and abandon austerity. Christmas, as every retailer knows, is the time when most households splash out and visit a …

Top tips on how (and when) to plant a shrub

Expert advice on the best way to plant a shrub, plus the best new plants available for your garden<p>"As far as possible, all deciduous plants should be planted after the leaves have changed colour, but just before they fall," wrote W. J. Bean in 1914 in the first edition of his monumental book Trees …

The best way to preserve an open bottle of wine

What's the best way to preserve a bottle of wine once you've opened it? Hamish Anderson explains<p>Wine has a particular appeal to men.<p>It is like golf, cycling or music in that there is always more to learn, and it can quite easily become an obsession. Organising a cellar has parallels with creating …

Potted histories: fish and chips

We think of fish and chips as the ultimate British dish, but our favourite seaside treat was born of immigration<p>Poor old fish and chips. Once upon a time, no trip to the seaside or payday was complete without this mouthwatering combination of crunchy golden fish and soft, fluffy, fried potatoes. …

Warming one-pot recipes for autumn dinner parties

Spiced one-pot dishes for large gatherings fill the house with an evocative fragrance that will linger in the mind long after guests have departed<p>When I recall the winter parties I have given, it is not the people who came or what we wore that I most remember but what we ate. I suppose this is …

Where to Eat (and Drink and Sleep) in Boston

Next time you're in Boston, feel free to skip the clam chowder. Here are the best new spots to hit.<p>Next time you're in Boston, feel free to skip the clam chowder. You won't even miss it, because it's a beyond-exciting time to be a discerning diner in this historic city. Small, chef-owned …