Narda Fowler

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Revealed: How to lose weight - drink plenty of red wine

Research shows that resveratrol, an ingredient fround in grapes, berries and red wine can help turn flab into calorie-burning 'brown' fat. Just drink responsibly!<p>Wine lovers rejoice! Research has shown that an ingredient in grapes, berries and red wine can turn excess flab into calorie-burning …

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

The secret world of Isis brides

Karen sat in a hotel room in Istanbul, grappling with a difficult decision. She had spent about $3,500 (£2,220) on the round trip to Turkey from her home in the US but, when she had bought the ticket, she had had no intention of flying home. The return bookings were for appearance’s sake. Her SMS …

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

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46 Yogurt Recipes for Sweet & Savory Fans

Yogurt goes with just about anything—here are our favorite yogurt recipes, from dips to sauces, breads, and cakes.<p>Yogurt is one of the few foods that lends itself seamlessly to both savory and sweet preparations. In fact, we're hard-pressed to come up with any foods that <i>don't</i> go well yogurt. Here …

All About Food Lover's Cleanse Lunches + Day 3 Menu

A little repetition isn’t a bad thing when you are trying to build new habits, and salad for lunch a great place to start.<p>I’m thrilled to see you all posting, commenting, and reaching out about the #BAcleanse. I hope by now you’ve gotten most of your groceries and are enjoying the fun part of the …

Healthy Eating

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

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'Drink London: The 100 Best Bars and Pubs' by Euan Ferguson

London's best...<p>Dishes<p>Our food critics have tried and tested dishes across the capital - here are their favourites<p>Read more<p>Restaurants<p>The 100 best …

England

The myth of the 'superfood'

We're always being told to eat more 'superfoods': broccoli, pomegranate, whatever. But there simply isn't much evidence that it does any good<p>Eat beetroot! Eat kale! Eat mackerel and pomegranate and chard! These are not just foods: they are superfoods. They are health-giving. If you eat them in …

Europe’s best summer festivals for 2014

Europe has all the best tunes over the coming months, whether you want to shake your skirts, bang your head or dance until dawn. Experience sensory overload at these European festivals - sun, sounds and jaw-dropping locations guaranteed.<p>Sónar Festival, Barcelona, Spain<p>Sónar is Barcelona’s massive …

Bali's glass-bottomed hotel room

Set over a freshwater shrimp pond, Udang House (also known as the Shrimp House) at the Bambu Inda Hotel features a bedroom with glass floor panels that reveal a panorama of underwater activity. The rustic-looking suite, made from teak wood, aims to create a “fishing village experience”, kitted out …

Expert guide to Rio de Janeiro

Essential Information<p><b>British Consulate:</b> open Mon-Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm, Rua Praia do Flamengo 284, Flamengo (00 55 21 2555 9600)<p><b>Tourist information:</b> RioTur, Avenida Princesa Isabel 183, Copacabana (00 55 21 2541 7522; visit.rio/en)<p><b>Emergency contacts:</b> dial 190 for police, dial 193 …

Timeless Villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca Absorbing Unrestrained Panoramas

Born out of the collaboration between Altea Hills Estate Company, architectural offices Carlos Gilardi, Pepe Cabrera and design studio Erik Kuster, …

Gabion Walls – What They Are And How To Use Them In Your Landscape

Ever used the term “gabion wall”? Sounds a little strange but it’s basically just the marriage between rocks and wire. These two simple materials are …

The Essence of Modern Living above LA: Luxury Mansion in Hollywood

Overlooking unique panoramas from its blessed and carefully chosen location on a picturesque hillside in Hollywood, California, this luxurious …

Photographing at the Beach: 10 Tips for Better Beach Photos

For some people, life revolves around the beach — the water and waves, the sand, the marine life, the expansive horizon. Beaches are iconic places. …

A Retired Traveler’s Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Stunning And Amazing: Northern Lights Wow U.K.

The skies above the U.K. went crazy last night. Streaks of green and yellow layered themselves over the horizon, while swatches of red shimmered overhead. The intense aurora borealis was powered by the remnants of a strong solar flare that occurred earlier this week.<p>Britons who stayed up late last …