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<b>Asynthetic version of a rare toxin produced by a sea creature appears to hold promise for treating many different types of cancer while minimizing the harmful side effects of widely used chemotherapy drugs.</b><p>A study published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine describes research on a …

10 Emoji Meanings That Might Surprise You

Emoji have become an unofficial universal language in everyday communication. It almost feels like some people were born knowing the proper usage of …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

100 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs, to shrimp, to chicken, and even cheese (yep, you heard right), get grilling with these recipes!<p>Around here, summer is pretty much synonymous with grilling. We'd argue that most foods are made better by the sear of flames and smoke wafting through the air. We're talking classics like …

Cooking

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming

How O. J. Simpson Killed Popular Culture

Two decades after America dropped whatever it was doing to watch a white Bronco cruise down the San Diego Freeway, the O. J. Simpson case remains unparalleled as noir mystery, soap opera, and (though no one knew it at the time) TV’s first reality show. Examining how the cast—Kato Kaelin, Marcia …

3 Breakfast Taco Recipes You'll Definitely Want to Make

Our test kitchen created three breakfast taco recipes. From chorizo and sweet potato to poblanos and queso fresco, here's how they're making our mornings better—and tastier.<p>Listen, we love tacos. We love them for lunch, we love them for dinner, and we especially love them for late-night snacks. We …

The best food and drink podcasts

The best food, drink and cookery podcasts, including chef interviews and Jamie Oliver tutorials, selected by Pete Naughton<p><b>Food is the New Rock</b> <br>Zach Brooks – a New York–based food blogger with a strong interest in music – and Chuck P – a radio DJ with a strong interest in food – present this upbeat …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

London's best brunch recipes

It may be a meal that has its origins here in Britain, but the rest of the world has picked up the brunch baton and run with it, as this selection of recipes from some of London’s finest restaurants demonstrates<p>Contrary to popular belief, the Americans did not invent brunch. Guy Beringer, writing …

Our Best Honey Recipes for Drinks, Sides, Meats, and—of Course—Dessert

These recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.<p><b>Honey isn't just for afternoon tea.</b> From a glazed ham to a caramelized pudding, these recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.

Marvel's Joe Quesada talks Daredevil TV series

As Marvel prepares to take the first step on the road to <b>The Defenders</b> with the Netflix miniseries <b>Daredevil</b>, Marvel’s chief creative officer Joe …

Premier League 2013-14: 100 things we've learned

Guide to what we've discovered from a crazy season including we will miss Tim Sherwood and his gilet, Jose Mourinho was right all along, and, well, lots of other things<p>• <b>Like Telegraph Sport on Facebook</b><p><b>1 Tony Pulis really is a football genius</b><br>When Ian Holloway resigned, Palace had four points from 11 …

4 Hacks You Should Know Before You Craft Your Next Email Subject Line

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Every day people are flooded with emails they must decide to open or ignore. Research by Epsilon shows that email open rates are hovering around 25%. Luckily for marketers, there is a way to improve that rate.<p>Since many people base their decision (about …

Top tips for making your own artisan toast

San Francisco-born ‘artisan toast’ has attracted a fair amount of criticism – the buzzword ‘artisan’ itself is enough to rile cynics, and the …

Facebook's New Push Into Apps Is Genius Because It Exploits The Secrecy Of Apple And Google

Facebook announced a bunch of new tools for app developers last week at its F8 conference, and when you step back and take a look at what they all …

Apps

Sorry, Folks, The Best Deal For Movies Isn't iTunes Or Netflix — It's Redbox

Netflix and other streaming-video platforms from Apple and Amazon all but destroyed the once-powerful entity known as the video store.<p>However, streaming hasn't totally eliminated the market for physical DVD rentals. Sixty-eight percent of Americans live within a five-minute drive of a Redbox …

Entertainment

Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas Have Broken Up

After nearly two years of dating, Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas—the 24-year-old former dancer with the best name J.K. Rowling didn’t come up with—have split, according to <i>People</i> (usually a trustworthy source in such matters). According to <i>People</i>’s source, Harry “recently confided to friends that …

Inquiry into Muslim infiltration claims extends to 25 schools

Council extends inquiry to 25 schools despite doubts over ‘Trojan Horse’ letter and warnings of a ‘witch-hunt’ against Muslims<p>The full scale of fears about an alleged plan by strict Muslims to extend their reach in the education system has been exposed as it emerged that 25 schools are now being …