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The Big Easy, London WC2, restaurant review

American-style crab shack The Big Easy is endlessly popular, but Sarah Rainey finds it a little bit hit and Mississippi<p><b>Big Easy</b> 12 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NA <b><br>Contact:</b> 020 3728 4888 bigeasy.co.uk<p>'Are you a Mexican or a Mexican’t?” reads the sign above the bar, channelling Johnny Depp in Robert …

London: The World’s Most Fun Place To Be A Pedestrian?

A design competition for a new Thames River crossing suggests that walking around London is about to get really exciting.<p>If recent proposals are anything to go by, London will one day be the world’s most fun place to be a pedestrian or a cyclist. Sure, the city nixed recent plans to allow commuters …

Ed Sheeran covers Christina Aguilera's Dirrty in the Live Lounge

How Amazon-Style Pricing And Portfolio Tactics Can Hack The Crowded App Market

The market for mobile applications has plunged from untapped opportunity to over-saturated in less than a decade. Viral success, though still possible, is harder than ever to come by in an App Store featuring more than 1 million rivals and 1,200 new apps every day. Developers don’t need to panic …

Apps

Ponton Fireplace

Safe for indoor and outdoor use, the beautiful <i>Ponton</i> fireplace consists of a tempered glass cylinder and a stainless steel base. The adjustable flame …

Can Google really keep spies out of our email?

The offer of better encryption for Gmail users will improve security, but it won't necessarily keep GCHQ out of our email<p>• Big data: good or bad? John Naughton reports<p>So Google has decided to provide end-to-end encryption for any of its Gmail users who wants it. One could ask "what took you so …

Tinder co-founder says company is aiming to monetize and wants to be a “meeting app”

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Tinder<p>It’s no secret that geolocation-based dating app Tinder has become the buzziest in what is estimated to be the …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

The novelist goes deep on the future of his books and the TV series they begat<p>On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean …

TV Series

Pad thai recipe

A good pad thai is is light, perfectly balanced and has a great texture<p>The key to this is to have the ingredients prepared and ready to go so you can work quickly.<p>Serves 4<p>50ml/2fl oz tamarind water<p>40ml/1½fl oz fish sauce<p>30g/1oz palm sugar or 2 tbsp caster sugar<p>200g/7oz wide flat rice …

John Roberts and the millionaires who will leave their kids nothing

It's all very well wanting your kids to make their own way in the world but is it really fair to write them out of your will?<p>It's hard to feel particularly sorry for the children of millionaires. But what about the ones who aren't going to see a penny of their parents' fortunes? "Kitchen King" John …

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon

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Arsenal focus on Luis Suarez as Real Madrid demand £40million for Gonzalo Higuain

Arsenal have made Liverpool striker Luis Suarez their new top target after Real Madrid demanded a whopping £40million for Gonzalo Higuain.<p>The Gunners …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Architecture

The 10 greatest white elephants

Sometimes man's optimism knows no bounds. In a bad way. Take yourself back to 2005, when people would've given themselves hernias laughing if you …

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Zaha Hadid To Make Her New York Debut On The High LIne

After designing buildings in Michigan and Moscow, Hadid hits Starchitect Row.<p>Nearly a decade since she won a Pritzker and hit her stride as a builder, there’s little that Zaha Hadid hasn’t accomplished, or few places where she hasn’t worked. In that time, the architect’s firm has ballooned into a …