Sophia Roche

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6 Ways to Wear Flowers in Your Wedding Day Hair: Audrey Hepburn, Gisele Bündchen, and More

Those finalizing the details of their wedding hair would do well to stop and consider the flower. Blooms casually tucked behind an ear or woven into a decorative crown make for a naturally romantic accessory. As easily customized to a crisp black tie affair as they are to an undone island …

Tyler Brûlé: Australia could be 'dumbest nation' because of over-regulation

Jetsetter and magazine publisher says country is becoming known as a nanny state and singled out Sydney’s liquor laws as an example<p>Australia is “on the verge of becoming the world’s dumbest nation” because of excessive regulations, according to magazine owner and renowned jetsetter Tyler …

Australia

How One Man Made A Field In France Bloom With Wildlife

When it comes to making the world a better place for bees and us, even little things matter—like planting a windowbox of flowering herbs.<p>Insects are not everyone’s cup of tea. But British writer David Goulson considers them among the most fascinating creatures in the world. His new book, <i>A Buzz In</i> …

Was this the world's first murder victim?

Modern forensic techniques show the victim was probably killed by two blows to the head before being tossed into a cave 430,000 years ago<p>According to The Bible, Abel was the world's first murder victim, killed at the hands of his brother Cain.<p>But now archaeologists have discovered a skull dating …

Ragweed is invading Europe, and climate change will make it worse

Researchers warn of growing health risks as invasive species creeps across the continent<p>Ragweed pollen has made life miserable for allergy sufferers in Europe, and it's likely going to get much worse over the coming years, according to a study published today. By 2050, airborne pollen loads from …

Ecology

The multi-million pound corruption scandal engulfing Russia's space industry

The arrest of Dmitry Dyakonov, director of a company called Ekopravo, comes as the space industry faces accusations of embezzlement<p>Russian officials have launched an investigation into one of Russia's most important spaceship builders amid a multi-million pound corruption scandal engulfing the …

Russia

Windows 10's new music app looks like Microsoft's version of Spotify

Microsoft has been previewing some updates to its music and video apps for Windows 10 recently, but it looks like bigger changes are on the way. The software giant has revealed a new look and feel for what appears to be an upcoming release of the music app for Windows 10. A screenshot posted on …

Software

Smartphone app could save lives during earthquake say inventors

The earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale that struck Nepal on April 25 killed more than 8,000 people, left tens of thousands injured and hundreds of thousands homeless.<p>When a natural disaster occurs, minutes – and even seconds – can save lives.<p>That’s what the inventors of a new smartphone …

Getting More Women into Senior Management

In my first job out of college, in the late 70s, I was the only woman on the manufacturing floor as a production manager at General Motors. It didn’t take long to realize that I should have asked a few more questions during my job interview. I knew I was in for a challenge the first day I walked …

S&P 500

Seeking 'Real Mumbai' in West Village Indian Restaurants

<b>Editor's note:</b> Please welcome Anne Noyes Saini, features editor at Real Cheap Eats, oral historian, writer at Chopsticks & Marrow, and Indian food evangelist. Here she is with a dispatch on the latest wave of Indian food in the West Village that goes beyond tikka masala. Take it away, …

Barbecue Sides: German Potato Salad

Barbecue sides can be as much of an art as slow smoking meat itself. It's confounding to me then why so many joints treat sides as an afterthought, thinking it's ok to serve sorry items like bland mayo-drenched potato salads alongside masterful pieces of beef and pork. I know the meat is the main …

Easy Dessert Recipes For Backyard Entertaining (PHOTOS)

We hope everyone is planning on clocking some hours outside this Labor Day weekend. It might be one of the last times in a long time that we'll get to bask in summer's long days of sunlight. This weekend should be full of barbecues, picnics and backyard shindigs. And of course there should be …

Babka, Baby: Here’s Your Rosh Hashanah Eating Guide

This is that special time of the year — the first of the High Holy Days — when you feel like you should do something vaguely religious. Eating latkes …

24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

What Kitchen Short Cuts Am I Missing?<p>I have owned a food processor for almost a decade but only recently tried out the cheese grater attachment - and instantly felt like a complete idiot for wasting countless hours of my life grating cheese by hand. I am sure there must be many other techniques i …

This Hotel Lets You Order Pizza at the Push of a Button

You've just check in to your hotel after a soul-sucking flight (or train trip, or car ride), and you're <i>starving</i>—it's late, room service isn't an option, and the vending machine in the hall promises nothing more than a sugar crash down the line (they obviously don't have this yet). You prowl your …

Best Foods for a Road Trip

Chances are you’re spending some time on the road this summer. And chances are you’re going to get hungry on your road trip. It happens to me almost …

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Fresh fruit and vegetables are always best, no doubt about that. But in the hot summer months it's refreshing to snack on a cold, frozen treat. Ever since I picked up this awesome popsicle mold, I've been having way too much fun experimenting with sweet and even savory ice pop recipes.<p>Since I never …

Popsicle