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The Aston Martin CC100 makes our list of the most beautiful cars of the year. http://bit.ly/11SdW0W

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Mediterranean BBQ Lamb Chops | Jamie Oliver

WTA Rogers Cup: Serena Williams safely into last eight after beating Kirsten Flipkens

Serena Williams sailed into the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto by thrashing Kirsten Flipkens 6-3 6-0.<p>Flipkens had defeated Serena's …

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NASA finds a planet that's a deep shade of pink – and poses a challenge for theories of how planets form http://bit.ly/19fN8gA

Philips Hue Has a Posse: Introducing LightStrips & LivingColors Bloom

Years ago, back in college, I remember rigging up a 16-foot length of LED rope lights along the sides and edge of my fixture-less closet. While it …

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

A tarnished victory

AT A few minutes past 6pm on August 3rd Robert Mugabe was declared president of Zimbabwe, claiming 61% of the 3.5m votes cast in elections held on …

Phubbing: the war against anti-social phone use

<b>Age:</b> A distinctly 21st-century problem.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A friend's face buried in a screen.<p><b>What are we talking about?</b> We're talking about phubbing.<p><b>Never heard of it.</b> That's because the word was first used about a month ago.<p><b>To describe what?</b> To describe the kind of person who bursts out laughing …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

The latest stimulus strategy for the global economy is wooing Chinese immigrants

In the late 1800s, Chinese citizens were banned from immigrating to the US where authorities feared they would take American jobs. Now, Chinese nationals, or at least the wealthy ones, are among the most sought-after immigrant groups around the globe.<p>There are two main reasons for this. First, …

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Scientists catch an X-ray eclipse of a planet where it rains glass http://bit.ly/18KfDiJ

Facts that will blow your mind

In X-men, camera tricks are used to make Hugh Jackman appear shorter because at 6'2 he is almost a foot taller than Wolverine is said to be in the …

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Mass of the Pope at Lampedusa

What drives writers to drink? http://t.gu.com/nm2Qm Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature – and all addicted to alcohol. In an extract from her new book, The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing looks at the link between writers and the bottle

Curiosity rover's descent to Mars – the story so far http://t.gu.com/nm4gT In August 2012, Nasa succeeded in landing the Curiosity rover safely on the surface of Mars. We look back to an incredible feat, talk to the team involved and consider the ramifications of Curiosity's findings to date Photograph: Damian Dovarganes/AP

8 Top French Grilling Recipes

01 of 06<p>This grilled peach recipe is a year-round favorite because it can be prepared outdoors or inside, on a grill pan. Nearly effortless and very …

Android this week: First look at the Nexus 7 and Android 4.3

If it feels like we’ve all been talking about the new Nexus 7 and Android 4.3 for months, it’s because we have. Rumors and leaked details of both …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

The Bee Cave Kitchen

My friend's mother always baked her delicious ham in coca-cola, so I thought it would be nice to brine some thick cut pork chops using coca-cola …

A Master Chef Shares 11 Tips For Grilling The Perfect Steak At Home

Earlier this year we met Chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter House New York, a classic American-style steakhouse, who shared some of his key grilling tips.<p>He showed us how to select the right piece of meat, how long to cook it for, and how to take care of your grill.<p>Chef Lomonaco walked us through some …

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Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

Want To Shower In Your Living Room? A Strange New Design Mashup

The Waterdream, a new makes-you-wonder hybrid, freshens up the bathing experience by taking it out of the bathroom.<p>Product design mashups are strange beasts. But few are as strange as this hybrid bathroom-living room fixture that turns a floor lamp into a portable shower.<p>Nendo, the highly prolific …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear how to improve the design of web sites, mobile …

Who Invented the Umbrella: The Romans, the Chinese, or Frogs?

We've seen umbrellas stuck into car doors; optimized for wind resistance; slapped onto bikes; and the design potential for this simple device is so …

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