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How to eat: curry

This month, How to Eat fancies a curry. Eat-in or takeaway? Dishes to share or your own main course? Washed down with beer or wine? And does anyone ever have room for dessert?<p>Loosen your belt, Britain! How to Eat – the blog seeking to establish an informal code of conduct for Britain's favourite …

Thinkspace teenage entrepreneurs launch latest project

Team of 16-year-olds from Devon have the backing of Richard Branson, Steve Wozniak, Stephen Fry and Dick Costolo<p>A group of 16-year-old technology entrepreneurs, whose Thinkspace coding project has won the backing of Virgin Boss Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s co-founders, today …

Robot sea turtle will map shipwrecks that humans can't reach (video)

Some shipwrecks are too costly or dangerous for humans to explore, but many underwater robots are too disruptive and unwieldy to serve as substitutes. The Tallinn Institute of Technology's new U-CAT mapping robot solves that dilemma by imitating one of the ocean's more graceful creatures: the sea …

Foaster iPhone Charging Toaster Is Perfect For Your Kitchen (video)

If you are looking for a slightly quirkier way too charge your shine new Apple iPhones, you might be interested in this humorous Foaster charging …

6 Sky Events This Week: Taurids, Lagoon, and Neptune

Changing Planet<p>The moon and Venus help guide sky-watchers this week to the Lagoon nebula. Credit: N. A. Sharp, REU Program/NOAO/AURA/NSF<p><b>Sky-watchers will see a sprinkling of shooting stars, bask under autumn’s brightest star pattern, and take a dip in a cosmic lagoon.</b><p><b>Taurid meteors</b>. Look toward the …

Best honeymoon destinations for 2014

This is the time to shoot for the moon: travel further, stay longer, eat more and bring home a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories.<p>Hot air balloons take off in the early morning light over Göreme town in Cappadocia. Image by Christopher Pillitz / The Image Bank / Getty Images.<p>Cappadocia, …

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Witch Head, Elephant Trunk, and Eye Of God

Witches, elephants, and gleaming eyes. Oh my! A bewitching brew comes this way in the week's best space pictures.

Walking around the wetlands of Glenorchy

More Recording Going On<p>We still have a film crew out following me around to make future videos. Here in New Zealand, this week in fact, we are doing …

British Airways short-haul services have the quietest planes at Heathrow, according to the first list of airline noise performance at the airport. (Source: Press Association) BA short-haul topped a 50-strong table compiled by Heathrow bosses, with

British Airways short-haul services have the quietest planes at Heathrow, according to the first list of airline noise performance at the airport.</b> …

Hills beyond hills over Moke Lake

Looking for a good chopper pilot in Queenstown?<p>I recommend Choppy! You can see more about her and Over the Top on their website!<p>Daily Photo – Hills …

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Ryanair launches nine new routes

The airline launched its winter schedule for London Stansted on Wednesday, including new flights to Comiso, Fez, Nuremberg, Ostrava and Strasbourg beginning this week.<p>Two new routes to Dortmund and Lisbon will begin on November 26, and new services to Bordeaux and Rabat, Morocco, will begin in …

10 underrated European beauty spots | Boutique Travel Blog

Europe, with its sun-soaked beaches and gorgeous historical cities is always going to be a holiday favourite. Although the continent is also filled …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #50

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Turacos, Trogons, woodpeckers, peafowl, nightjars, rollers and kingfishers… The birds of the world have had millions of years of natural selection with the ability to fly. They have conquered all terrestrial environments on earth and in the tropics and subtropics sexual …

NASA's Next Mars Mission: Five Things to Know

An orbiter devoted to revealing the red planet's past will be launched next month.<p><b>NASA's next Mars mission aims to uncover the red planet's ancient atmosphere. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, or MAVEN, will launch on November 18, weather permitting, for a ten-month trip to …

A drunken reveller in Germany ended up quite a few miles from home - in fact in another country altogether - when a taxi driver misheard him and took him to Belgium. After heading to a nightclub last weekend, the 27-year-old Aachen native jumped into

A drunken reveller in Germany ended up quite a few miles from home - in fact in another country altogether - when a taxi driver misheard him and took …

Cape Town’s outdoor adventures

The city’s natural charms are just a short journey from its central skyscrapers, with everything from surfing to sandboarding on offer in the surrounding mountains and coastlines.<p>Capetonians love their city and they take every opportunity to enjoy the outdoor adventures that surround it. Running …

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The world's best sunrises

Kicking back on a beach, cold beer in hand while watching the sun go down is one of travel’s finest pleasures. But there’s something far more rewarding about heaving yourself from bed in the pitch black and blearily traipsing to the top of a mountain or the edge of a cliff to see the sun rise in …

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Trieste, Italy: a cultural city guide

To discover the secret of a happy life head to Trieste, the Italian port tucked inside the Slovenian border. The Triestini embrace life with a passion that is palpable and infectious, if the chatter at evening aperitivo is anything to go by. And at the merest hint of sunshine, Triestini are off to …

London's best new restaurant and bar openings

Roganic, Marylebone<p>Having departed Fera at Claridge’s last April, Simon Rogan on January 9 returns to the capital with Roganic. A popular pop-up on Blandford Street in Marylebone 2011, in this latest incarnation Roganic will occupy a site on the same street but this time on a permanent basis; …

The best way to preserve an open bottle of wine

What's the best way to preserve a bottle of wine once you've opened it? Hamish Anderson explains<p>Wine has a particular appeal to men.<p>It is like golf, cycling or music in that there is always more to learn, and it can quite easily become an obsession. Organising a cellar has parallels with creating …

Wine shortage: the top five wines to drink – before they run out

Economists have warned that the world is headed for a wine shortage. Here are five bottles to enjoy while the booze is still flowing<p><b>Global wine shortage on the horizon, economists warn</b><p><b>How to grow your own grapes for wine</b><p>Don't panic - at least not yet. A report from Morgan Stanley Research suggests …

7 Haunted Restaurants Around the World

From New Orleans and New York to Ireland and Australia, 7 restaurants that have lovely food—and oh, just happen to be haunted<p>You're out for an intimate dinner someplace new—a friend of a friend recommended it—enjoying your meal and the oddly quaint atmosphere, when suddenly a chill runs down your …

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The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

Elegant and Mysterious Tokyoflash Kisai XTal by Samuel Jerichow

Samuel Jerichow designed a concept watch called <b>Kisai Xtal</b> for Tokyoflash last year and apparently there are many fans out there love this concept. …

Looking For a Design Internship? Procter & Gamble Wants You

Since 1837, P&G has built a rich heritage of touching consumers' lives with brands that make life a little better every day. When you join their …

Infographic: Where In Afghanistan Billions Of Dollars Are Being Invisibly Spent

Officials’ ability to account for every dollar spent on reconstructing Afghanistan is at an all-time low, and getting worse, a new series of maps shows.<p>John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), is none too popular with the State Department right now. A …

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Nomadia Project : A Giant Ship or Floating Island by Sylvain VIAU

<b>Nomadia project</b> is actually a giant ship project large enough that you can call it floating island. This ship is meant to be safely moored in …

Whimsical Illustrations Merge with Everyday Objects

Instagram continues to pave the way for innovative artists like graphic designer Javier Prez, who regularly adds to his playful series entitled <i>Instagram Experiments</i>. Using a variety of everyday objects combined with simple line drawings, the Ecuador-based artist constructs whimsical scenes in all …

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