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12 hidden gems in Scotland you may never have heard of

SCOTTISH castles are famous worldwide. Our remarkable coastline and national parks feature in all the best-selling guidebooks.<p>But hidden away far and …

Meals for one | Readers’ recipe swap

<b>Readers’ recipe swap:</b> Your bright ideas for simple yet inspiring home-cooked meals for one, including a guacamole, a nicoise pancake, an easy spaghetti dish and a decadent pud too good to share ...

Healthy Eating

Great entrepreneurs have these six skills

What skills do the founders of upstart companies like JetBlue, Chipotle, Tesla and LinkedIn have in common? That’s the question researcher Amy Wilkinson set out to answer by spending five years interviewing 200 of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, all of whom dreamed up companies within the past …

25 Scottish places you need to visit before you die

EVERYONE has a list of things that they would like to do at least once in their life.<p>Of course, visiting Scotland should be number one on the …

Here's What the Statue of Liberty Looked Like in the 1800s

Transporting the Statue of Liberty from Paris to its permanent home in New York City was quite the task. The entire statue was built in parts and …

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of …

Epic doodling

I’m a pretty big fan of doodling, but my stuff has nothing on Peter Deligdisch.<p>His YouTube channel is full of videos where he documents his …

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Wikimedia

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

Filmmaking

How Many TV Series Can Your Brain Take?

With hundreds of scripted series to watch on TV and streaming services, some viewers are having a hard time keeping track of dozens of characters and complex story lines<p>“Game of Thrones” fan Travis Stevens experienced a familiar mix of feelings while watching the most recent episode of the HBO …

TV

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

The revolutionary piece of equipment the football world has been waiting for

Hi-tech bib aims to improve young players' vision and accuracy<p>We know what you're thinking: <i>it's just a bib</i>.<p>And it is just a bib. A wedge-shaped bib hung around the neck of a keen young footballer. <i>But what does it do</i>, you're now asking.<p><i>The vest design makes basically impossible the sight of the ball</i> …

The perils of a modern DVD/Blu-ray collection

Simon Brew Feature Jun 17, 2015Missing discs, never-watched 'must have' movies, and upside down spines...

Batman & Robin

40 fascinating century-old pictures of Scotland.. and you'll be amazed where we found them

THESE beautiful, romantic old pictures show Scotland from a simpler age - but you won't find them anywhere in this country.<p>The remarkable …

Glasgow from above: See Scotland's largest city like never before with this stunning aerial video

SCOTLAND'S largest city is also one of the nation's most marvelous.<p>And this aerial video shows Glasgow in all it's glory - from Dear Green Place to …

7 Ways to Reuse Old Bike Tubes

Don't Throw Them Out<p>Whether it’s a snapped valve, a blowout, or just a patch-on-patch <i>Inception</i> scenario, sometimes there’s just no way to get a tube back on the road again. But that’s no reason all that rubber should be filling up a landfill. Here are seven things to do with your old inner tubes …

Incredible back-heeled penalty: remember the name - Jetro Willems

Netherlands defender Jetro Willems shows us all how to take the ultimate spot kick<p>Like us, you might not have seen much of Jetro Willems before today.<p>The PSV left-back's previous claim to fame was that his appearance for the Netherlands in Euro 2012 made him the youngest player ever to play in the …

22 things that only new New Yorkers do

There are plenty of things that make it fairly easy to spot a recent New York transplant. These include a sunny, optimistic outlook on life, an …

All The Crazy Science Fiction References In Taylor Swift's New Video

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video finally premiered tonight. And there are so many pop culture references, you’ll wonder if you actually saw …

15 Totally Awesome Junk Food Hacks to Make Now

Let’s be real: Junk food is designed to be delicious straight out of the package, but sometimes we just want to go ALL out. From dinner to dessert, these 15 unreal hacks take our fave snacks to the next gluttonous level. Reach for this collection of recipes the next time you have extra chips, …

Brothers build famous cars from movies including the Batmobile and Ghostbusters Cadillac

TWO brothers are building and driving custom cars straight out of the movies.<p>Brothers build famous cars from movies View gallery<p>MARC and Shanon …

Want to hear PSV’s Memphis Depay rapping in Dutch? Okay then!

PSV and Dutch national team winger Memphis Depay might have the best name in all of soccer. Yes, it’s objectively better than Jan Vennegoor of …

When Dennis Bergkamp was caught in a clash of cultures in Italy

When you think of Dennis Bergkamp numerous superlatives instantly spring to mind; perfectionist, genius, artist, visionary. You hear his name mentioned in conversation and your thoughts are sharply brought back to that defying-footballing-physics goal against Newcastle in 2002 or his three touch …

Watch this video: This simple solution will transform the dreaded chore of changing the duvet and make your life so much easier

IF there's one household task that always frustrates you, it's changing the duvet but after watching this video that will all change.<p>NOBODY likes …

Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

What high-flying companies know about growth that no one else does.<p>When we launched GrowthHackers.com back in late September we had a notion of doing …

Grassroots Awards 2015: Celtic boss Ronny Deila lifts lid on his childhood in Norway and coaches who inspired his rise to top of Scottish football

RONNY Deila is helping us kick off the search for volunteers who deserve overdue recognition for the selfless work they put in every week.<p>Video …