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How to host a relaxed summer dinner party without cooking

Vogue/Skye McAlpine<p>My favorite kind of party is the kind that comes together at the last minute. A quick drink at home that turns into a proper sit …

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

The best robot vacuum cleaners tried and tested

No one likes doing house chores, and vacuuming must be the most annoying of all. You've got to lug out the old vacuum cleaner from your cupboard or cellar before painstakingly cleaning all nooks and crannies, remembering to get under sofas and furniture so the dust doesn't build up.<p>One option is a …

Robotics

Glendurgan Garden, Cornwall: ‘At every turn there is something unexpected to discover’ – review

In a nutshell<p>Originally home to a wealthy Quaker family (the Foxes), these subtropical gardens sweep down through three valleys to a sheltered beach on the River Helford. Nature trails run through wild flowers and tree ferns, a miniature art gallery is tucked into an upturned boat and a tiny …

How Nigeria's Start-Stop Immunization Battle Is Winning the War to Eradicate Polio in Africa

The 50 million doses of polio vaccine stored in laboratory refrigerators all over Nigeria had a big weekend planned for them. If things had gone as …

Public Health

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

50 Years of Stock Market Corrections, and the 1 Figure That Stands Out

Corrections are usually over very quickly, and they're traditionally painless to long-term investors.<p>For the first time in two years, worry has …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Marylebone's best restaurants

Time was when the most interesting thing to say about Marylebone was to ask whether you pronounced it Marry-li-bun or Marley-bone. Not any more: this villagey chunk of W1 is now one of London’s hottest dining destinations. From the all-new Roganic to the revamped Orrery and neighbourhood classics …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

Are your hands ageing you? Here are the tell-tale signs

I’ve never had pretty hands. I am double jointed for starters, which means my fingers contort into inelegant angles. My nails are incapable of growing to a ladylike length without peeling and breaking, and my cuticles are chronically dry. Then there’s a couple of unappetising scars incurred from an …

The ultimate commuter villages - less than an hour from London

It’s a well-trodden route for many families who have had enough of battling the daily journey on the Tube and the sharp elbows found at the gates of the capital’s most popular schools, and who yearn for more space.<p>The big move (abbreviated to “BM” around many London dinner party tables) to the …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

Learning to roll with being ‘good enough’ at work and parenting

By Michelle Hainer<p>A few months ago, an article titled “The New Midlife Crisis For Women” kept popping up in my Facebook feed. I wondered if they were talking about me, but it was a few weeks before I had time to sit down and read it without interruption.<p>The gist was that women who are either …

Parenting

Trial by Ebola

When Ebola reached America, arriving in Dallas on September 20, the city had no real plan to handle the outbreak. Nor, it appeared, did the federal government. As epidemiologist Wendy Chung, county judge Clay Jenkins, and other local officials quickly realized, they were largely on their own. Bryan …

Shoulder Length Haircuts To Show Your Hairstylist Now

Ah, this length is just right.<p>Shoulder-length hair gets flack for lacking gumption. It’s often dismissed as a transition stage between, say, a blunt …

Cuddling puppies can be bad for your health; American pet owners infected with bacteria from hugging pets - IBTimes India

Campylobacter is one of the most common illness that humans contract from pets -- both dogs and cats.<p>Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and …

The best new board games for family Christmas fun

It has been an outstanding twelve months for the board game industry, with pubescent publishers continuing to disrupt the scene. The established board game makers have been forced to react: 2017 has seen them create some questionable, yet ultimately popular, titles. We're talking about games that …

The History of the Flu Vaccine

Vaccines have come a long way since Edward Jenner's famous 18th century experiment. Our great grandparents might have only received a single shot …

Public Health

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

23 Life-Changing Beauty Products With Insanely High Reviews On Amazon

While it’s fun to experiment with a bevy of different face masks, innovative hair tools, and K-beauty favorites, it can be hard to choose new …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

14 steps to being truly happy at work (and what to do if you're not)

I think that happiness is something we are all born with and that, over time, it fades, as we get so caught up in the minutiae of life. A lot of people are told who and what they should be - and then one morning they wake up and they realise they’re not happy.<p>Why did this not happen to me? I …

Happiness

The best air mattresses, according to experts

By Lindsey M. Roberts<p>With the holidays on the horizon, it's time to get guest-ready. That means testing out that old air mattress — and maybe finding a new one.<p>Although you might wish that you had a real bed set up for guests, David K. Randall, author of the book "Dreamland: Adventures in the …

Mattresses

Good Housekeeping reveals 2017 'Best Toy Award' winners

The holiday will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start buttoning up that Christmas list! Feeling stumped about what to get the youngest recipients on your shopping list? You’re not alone.<p>The experts at Good Housekeeping took on the task of sorting out the best holiday gifts for …

Gift Guides

Medium-Length Hairstyles We’re Loving Right Now

Not too short and not too long—these are just right.<p>When you want a versatile look that falls in the sweet spot between short and long, the …

Hairstyling

This Truth Potato Gives Us 20 Reality Checks We All Desperately Need, Every Now Then

Staring in the face of reality isn't an uncommon feat, yet I'm sure these truths will pinch you like a necessary evil. Truth Potato is giving us …

The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work - WSJ

For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway?<p>One big obstacle: Men and women are at odds over whether there even is a problem to begin with.<p>In the same offices and on the same teams, women largely view gender equality as a …

Wall Street

Buy These 20 Toys Now Because They Will Sell Out by the Holidays

Last year, by the time we realized that Hatchimals were the hottest thing to hit the market since Cronuts, we were too late. They were already all …

Kids

The 50 best family-friendly country hotels in the UK

As the Telegraph’s family travel editor, the question I’m most often asked is: What is the best holiday you’ve had? And I’m afraid I cannot reply; it would be a bit like choosing my favourite child.<p>But the second-most popular question I get is this: Which is the best hotel in the UK for families? …