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8 Big Lies About Sugar We Should Unlearn

There are a few things we can all say for sure about sugar. Number one, it tastes great. And number two? It’s really, really confusing.<p>While we can …

Lightweight backpacks. Are they worth the money?

<b>Lightweight backpacks. Are they worth the money?</b><p>When it comes to backpacking, the weight of the backpack itself can make a huge difference to the …

Backpacking

This Golden Milk Cocoa Will Make You a Morning Person

Have you heard of golden milk? This warm beverage, which combines ground turmeric, milk, and coconut oil, is beloved by natural health enthusiasts …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

How to Make One Gorgeous Layer Cake—Using One Sheet Pan

So you’ve got a special occasion coming up, and you want to/need to/are being made to bake a fabulous cake to celebrate. Your heart says “impressive layer cake!” but your pantry reminds you that you didn’t miraculously sprout a collection of variously-sized cake pans overnight. (It’s ok, leave the …

Recipes

Easy Pork Rillettes (Slow-Cooked Pork Spread) Recipe

<i>Rillettes</i> are an entertainer's godsend. They're cheap, they're delicious, and they sound fancy. Most importantly, they seem like the kind of thing that takes a lot of skill and training to make, and yet nothing could be further from the truth. It's hard to think of an hors d'oeuvre that's <i>easier</i> to …

Recipes

The best sweet and savoury brunch recipes for lazy weekends

A stack of pancakes or creamy avocado toast? A classic omlette or a big bowl of granola? We have a delicious brunch dish to suit everyone<p>Weekends are made for lie-ins and brunch. They're the perfect excuse to sit down with family or friends and enjoy a proper meal in your pyjamas, instead of …

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

Graphics card comparison: what's the best GPU for the money?

Nvidia’s newly crowned Pascal patriarch, the GTX 1080 Ti, has arrived and disrupted the GPU performance hierarchy, rearranging the graphics card …

Science! This is Why Hot Water Can Freeze Faster Than Cold Water

Last week researchers at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore proposed what might be the most plausible explanation yet for the Mpemba effect [PDF].<p>You've probably heard before that hot water freezes faster than cold water—that's the …

The 50 greatest hotels in the world

The George V, Carlyle, Cipriani, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Sandy Lane... the fabulous properties that have not made our final cut reads like someone else's hot hotel list. But here at Telegraph Travel we maintain that absence makes the list grow stronger. Starting with a clean slate, our team of …

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Travel gear reviews: get your kit on

In the first of our new series of travel gear reviews, we cast an expert eye over some of the best products on the market to help you get it right on the road, whether you’re hiking in Bolivia, loafing in Bali or weekending in Barcelona.<p>Mammut Comfort High GTX Surround boots<p>Good footwear is …

This Is the Most Effective Way to Get Whiter Teeth

Celebrity dentist Dr. Kevin Sands talks whitening strips, charcoal, and in-office treatments.<p>Want to know how to get whiter teeth by tonight, and with more time, what the safest, gentlest, and most effective approach for white teeth all year long is? <b></b>No one knows good smiles like Dr. Kevin Sands, …

Viv Will Replace Your Smartphone With Your Fridge and Then Take Over the World

The guys who made SIRI are on the verge of releasing Viv, a word that conjures life itself. Viv is a way of optimizing the Internet that could, among other things, undermine Google and make you far more intelligent and capable. As with all innovations that claim to be advances, however, there, um, …

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Star

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What happens to its stuff when a black hole vanishes?

For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not immortal.<p>They have a life cycle just like we do. Forty years ago Stephen Hawking, the world’s …

11 Reasons Why Virgin Coconut Oil Should be on Your Travel Packing Essentials List

Since discovering the natural miracle (repeat, <i>miracle</i>) that is raw organic virgin coconut oil, my life has changed for the better. I've thrown away more than half of the health and beauty products that once sat on my bathroom shelves, and my hair and skin have never felt or looked better.<p>As well as …

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Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Recipes

Just back from: Marrakesh

AnneMarie soaking up some sun with a view over Marrakesh © AnneMarie McCarthy<p>AnneMarie McCarthy, social news coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an action-packed excursion to Marrakesh.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> I went with 9 other people to celebrate a friend’s 30th birthday. A three-day trip to a …

Travel

Time Out

Silent Disco at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium<p>Saturday 22 December, 7:45 PM<p>Sea Life London Aquarium, Westminster<p>£29<p>Get Tickets £29<p>Nightlife<p>Time Out …

England

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

The five ethical stories that will define the next decade

Guardian sustainable business,Water,Antibiotics,Farming,Environment,Society,China,Pollution,Technology,Apps,Mental health,Health,Chicken,Food & drink,Life and style,Meat,Climate change<p>From the use of antibiotics in farming to China’s environmental tipping point – a look at the issues that could …

Ethics

Will this European satellite confirm Einstein’s last unproven idea?

The Lisa Pathfinder will test equipment for an orbiting observatory that will peer into the universe’s darkest corners<p>It was perhaps the greatest scientific achievement of the 20th century. And next week space scientists will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Albert Einstein’s …

How to do the Great Barrier Reef on a budget

With around 7000km of coastline, more than 150 islands and the Great Barrier Reef spanning it all, Queensland is Australia’s most dreamed-about tropical destination. The trouble is, it ain't cheap. The cost of living in Australia is pretty high, but there are a few hideaways and deals that can make …

Breathtaking travel destinations from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Hop a Ferry to Your Dream Lunch on the Waters of Italy's Stunning San Fruttuoso

Hop a ferry to your dream lunch in Italy's San Fruttuoso.<p>Some food-centric types chart their European vacations by referring to a constellation of Michelin stars and San Pellegrino 50 Best rankings. When I’m lucky enough to jet across the Atlantic, I try to get away from all that. And one can’t get …