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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

1 of 50<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>On form, no living English writer is as funny or insightful as Zadie Smith. Her third novel, about two warring families …

Lighting Tutorial: Basic Single-Light Techniques

Introductions to basic lighting don’t get much simpler or better than this. You could call it Lighting 101, and whether that light is coming from a …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>Online Editorial Assistant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money …

Apps

9 Vegetarian Meatball Recipes Because Vegballs Should Be a Thing

Meatballs are a tried-and-true comfort food and sound even better in the chilly winter months when all we need is something warm, stat. And since we …

Recipes

35 Snacks That Prove Italians Do Appetizers Best

When you think "Italian" you may already envision pasta, but there's so much more to the cuisine than that. If you're dreaming up appetizers to serve at a party, permit these Italian palate pleasers to inspire your spread. While most of them lean more toward the traditional route, a few are …

The Voice 2016 Billy Gilman - Live Playoffs: "Crying"

Gardens: ripen your tomatoes

How to get your crop up to speed<p>I freely confess to being an obsessive tomato grower, experimenting with up to 60 varieties every year in my tiny Croydon plot. Sadly, my anorak-level fixation with the fruit makes much of July and August a long and frustrating wait for them to ripen. Without a …

You're Living a Half-Life If You Haven't Tried This Baked Egg Recipe

There are scrambled eggs and then there are baked eggs, cracked atop a chorizo-bean stew, then finished with manchego cheese shavings that caramelize into a crisp crust as the whole dish bakes. The latter sounds <i>way</i> more enticing, am I right? I experienced this revelation of a dish thanks to chef …

Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

We are consuming ever bigger portions on ever larger dinner plates. Food manufacturers keep pushing us to eat more. Can we learn to control our helpings? Plus: Jay Rayner, Gizzi Erskine and Tamal Ray on their struggles with cutting down<p>If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, …

10 great walking holidays in Europe

We round up some of the best guided and self-guided walks that explore the continent’s high peaks, deep fjords and rare wildlife More great walks: UK | epic | best kit<p><b>The far east of Iceland</b><p>Some parts of Iceland are well-trodden, but the east remains a vast wilderness of ice and fire. This …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

20 superb UK walks – for families, day-trippers and long-distance ramblers

Ranging from two to 630 miles, our picks take in all types of British terrain, from dramatic hill country and story-rich woodland More great walks: Europe | epic | best kit<p>UK DAY WALKS<p>Mourne mountains, Northern Ireland<p><b>Distance</b> 10.9 miles<b><br>Start/finish</b> Trassey Track car park<b><br>Refreshment</b> Meelmore …

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

European Travel

17 Genius Ingredients To Make You A Better Cook In 2016

Pantry goals.

12 Painfully Beautiful Poems That Will Give You So Many Feelings

"Come when the nights are bright with stars / Or when the moon is mellow"

Former Top NASA Scientist Predicts Catastrophic Rise In Sea Levels

Science says it has happened before.<p>WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's most recognizable names in climate science, Dr. James Hansen, released a new paper this week warning that even 2 degrees Celsius of global warming may be "highly dangerous" for humanity.<p>The paper, which will be published online …

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …

Tutorials

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly21 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Men's Fashion

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FODMAP Food List

<b>Vegetables and Legumes</b><p>Alfalfa<p>Bamboo shoots<p>Bean sprouts<p>Beetroot, canned and pickled<p>Bok choy / pak choi<p>Broccoli, whole – 1 cup<p>Broccoli, heads only – 1 …

14 Cool Melbourne Restaurants You Have To Try - D'Marge

Like any of Australia’s cities, finding the coolest and most delicious places can be a task. We’ve collated <b>10 cool Melbourne restaurants</b> you have to …

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …