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The Week in Spandex – Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Man of Steel, Justice League, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Iron Man 3,</b> <b>The Avengers 2, Thor: The Dark World, Captain</b> …

We’re calling time on nuisance calls and texts

<b>Comments</b> 2240<p>‘I hate it and feel powerless.’ Which? Conversation commenter Matt Petre summed up many of your feelings on nuisance calls. We’re …

Linguini with mozzarella, wilted rocket and anchovies recipe

A quick and easy supper of linguini tossed with garlic and chilli, salty anchovies and torn mozzarella.<p><i>Serves one</i><p>Pasta is a boon when you’re cooking for yourself – it is quick and cheap, and there are so many things you can do with it. Just don’t cook more than you need.<p>100g (3½oz) linguini<br>1 tbsp …

‘My son comes before any animal’: Dad cuts open family dog after it bites off 11-year-old’s finger

A father shot dead one of his family’s dogs when it bit off his son’s finger – then cut the animal open to retrieve the digit.<p>Fernando Brignoni, 11, …

Ben Horowitz: The future of humankind is dependent on Technovation girls

Women in Tech

Mexican pulled lamb shoulder recipe

This delicious lamb recipe is similar to pulled pork: smoky, spicy and sweet with sticky BBQ sauce<p>I make a kind of coleslaw out of cabbage, fennel and pomegranate dressed with herbs, lemon and olive oil to go with this.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 lamb shoulder, off the bone<br>• 250ml/9fl oz dry cider or apple …

Lamb stew with peas and anchovies

A delicious recipe for lamb stew with peas and anchovies.<p>I have adapted this dish from Gennaro Contaldo's Easter lamb recipe, which I always make when fresh peas come in.<p><b>Serves six to eight</b><p>Olive oil<p>2 onions, chopped<p>1 large carrot, chopped<p>1 celery stalk, chopped<p>3 garlic cloves, very finely chopped<p>6 …

Railroad romance: taking the train from Vancouver to San Francisco

“You came on the train?”<p>The way the taxi driver spoke these words suggested I might, equally, claim to have arrived in San Francisco on a …

Lanzarote: uncovering its hidden charms

There is a legend told in Lanzarote involving Omar Sharif, a game of bridge and a wonderful house full of curves and caves that transported all who entered it to Arabia and the 1,001 nights.<p>Sharif, at his heart-throb prime at the time, caught a glimpse of an imposing house built into a rock face …

South Africa: away from Cape Town

Every country in the world displays some diversity, but South Africa takes some beating.<p>If you've seen the popular cities - Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban - and want to head away from the well-worn track then <i>Lonely Planet Magazine</i> has three suggestions:<p><b>Drakensberg mountains</b><p>The vertiginous …

Spectacular luxury spas: 20 of the world's best

Hayman Spa<p>Dheva Spa and Wellness Centre<p>Amangiri Utah<p>SHA Wellness Clinic<p>Viceroy Sugar Beach<p>Conrad Maldives Rangali Island<p>Iridium Spa<p>The Spa at Velassaru<p>The Dolder Grand<p>Le Meridien Ra Beach Hotel & Spa<p>Forte Village Resort<p>Kulm Hotel St. Moritz<p>Corinthia Hotel London<p>Evason Ma'In Hot Springs<p>The Spa on …

Island-hopping in Greece: five must-sees in the Dodecanese

Island-hop your way around the Dodecanese Islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea, from the raw natural wonder of Karpathos to the holy sites of Patmos. In this excerpt from a <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine article, we discover medieval castles, walled cities and exquisite beaches.<p>Karpathos: best …

ANALYSTS: 2013 May Be The Year For Smartwatches

In recent weeks, reports have surfaced about plans for smartwatches from tech giants Apple, Samsung and Google, with launches possible later this year.<p>"I think we have reached a tipping point," said Avi Greengart, analyst on consumer devices at the research firm Current Analysis.<p>Greengart said 2013 …

Is it a phone, is it a bank?

SWAHILI continues to creep into the language of global finance. M-PESA, a thriving money-transfer system run by Safaricom, a Kenyan mobile-phone …

Korean Peninsula

The week in cloud: AWS goes mobile; Google vows patent pledge; cloud wars rage on

Amazon(s amzn) Web Services, which has focused a ton of resources on wooing enterprise developers with higher end services is apparently staffing up …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Identity Fraud on the Rise in the US : Data Breaches to Blame

A recent report by Javelin Strategy & Research in the US <b>'2013 IDENTITY FRAUD REPORT: Data Breaches Becoming a Treasure Trove for Fraudsters'</b> is the …

Pricing Experiments You Might Not Know, But Can Learn From

Lots of entrepreneurs struggle with pricing. How much to charge? It’s clear that the right price can make all the difference – too low and you miss …

Big Data Can’t Measure Instinct

‘Big data’ is increasingly cited by commentators as the future of insight for brands and agencies alike, with 2013 already christened as ‘the year of …

Q&A: Why Scott Cook sees Intuit as Silicon Valley’s ’30-year-old startup’

For a billionaire, Scott Cook sure does talk a lot about failure, especially if he’s learned a valuable lesson from a screw-up.<p>Cook is the founder of Intuit, a corporation with almost 10,000 employees that sells financial management products to individuals and small businesses. To illustrate the …

Top 6 Reasons Every Company Should Have a Blog

So, you have opened your own company website. Now what? Of course, all company owners want that their website rank higher in the search engines and …

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More

And sometimes it takes years — like with the dumb phones that grew like mold from the mid-1990s through the late 2000s.<p>And now, for example, the prevalence of smart mobile devices has spurred the mobile app industry, an entirely new piece of infrastructure which supports thousands of companies and …

Mobile Devices

Apple planning summer launch for iRadio?

Apple has been long rumoured to enter the streaming music market with its "iRadio" service. The Cupertino-based company is pushing for a summer …

A Facebook phone: Is this the final brick in the social network’s walled garden?

Looks like it’s that time of year again — the time when rumors of a “Facebook phone” pop up like tulips after a spring rainstorm. This time around, …

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