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The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

Recipes

The 7 kinds of shoes every guy should own, according to top Hollywood stylists

Fall is always a good time to get freaky with your clothes (see: not being drenched in sweat 24/7) but the Marie Kondo minimalist in us wants to argue that it's also the perfect time to clean up your act when it comes to the basics too.<p>Sure, dress shoes aren't quite as fun to acquire as say, a pink …

Clothing

Magic coffee cake

20cm rectangle cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500ml milk<br>• 30g instant coffee<br>• 4 eggs, separated<br>• 150g caster sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 115g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/gas mark 2.<p>Heat the milk and coffee in a …

Dessert

A tasting guide to the Scottish whisky regions

In the video above, drinks writers Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison look at the distinctly flavoured regions of whisky-making in Scotland, all the way from the light floral whiskies of the lowlands to the pungent and peaty notes of the Islay – including how their specific flavours are achieved through …

Scotland

The 10 Best Songs From Obama's Summer Playlist

POTUS dropped some 🔥 tracks.<p>Like all massive public figures, President Obama has an entire staff to help fine tune his public persona. So it's no stretch to believe that there are staffers in the White House who are giving input on even something as insignificant as a playlist. That said, I …

Michelle Obama

Polish illustrator’s Pokémon Go piece goes viral — see more of his work exposing our tech reliance

If you’re feeling saddled by an addiction to technology, perhaps especially since the arrival of Pokémon Go, a recent illustration by Polish artist …

Refugees in Italy will be put to work in its world famous vineyards

A scheme to recruit refugees to harvest one of Italy’s most celebrated wines, grown on the slopes of the World Heritage-listed Cinque Terre coastline, has been met with sour grapes by Right-wing politicians.<p>Under the plan, refugees living in a shelter run by a Catholic charity in the city of La …

Spiced potatoes with cashews, fennel, coriander and cardamom

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>60g cashew nuts<br>• 18-20 small new potatoes, peeled<br>• 3 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 200g Greek yogurt, lightly whisked<br>• 1½ tsp kashmiri chilli powder (or mild paprika)<br>• 1 tsp fennel powder<br>• ½ tsp cumin powder<br>• 1 medium white onion, finely chopped<br>• 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped<br>• 2.5cm piece of ginger, …

Curries

The NYLON Guide To Amsterdam

Go beyond the debauchery<p>Like all great cities, Amsterdam has a reputation. But unlike those other cities, Amsterdam’s is tied directly with marijuana and your ability to smoke it legally. Young (and not-so-young) tourists flock to the Dutch capital to revel in its open society, get stoned in its …

Where to Find the Best Cocktails in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is quietly becoming a destination for the latest in drinking innovation—while still paying tribute to its beer-soaked beginnings.<p>The cocktail revivalism of the 1990s might have been kickstarted by some curious British bartenders like Dick Bradsell and Tony Conigliaro. Twenty years later …

Why Amsterdam is Europe's greatest city for nightlife

Amsterdam swelters on steamy summer nights. The population pours outdoors to lounge on terraces, party in the parks, and putter in boats along canals, or simply to stroll the waterways, as a slow-setting sun gives a warm glow to the historic gables. Imaginative young chefs venture out with hot new …

European Travel

20 Delicious Vegan Recipes That are Packed With the Nutrient Power of Spinach - One Green Planet

We all know from our childhoods that Popeye the Sailor Man was “strong to the finish ‘cause he ate his spinach.” Well, you don’t have to be Popeye to …

Healthy Eating

Bloody Mural Depicting Refugees' Plight Upsets Berliners

<i>This article originally appeared on artnet News.</i><p>A mural by Spanish artist Gonzalo Borondo on display in the Tegel neighborhood of north Berlin, Germany, is raising concern amongst Berliners, especially ones involved in the life and politics of this area.<p>The mural is painted on the side of a large …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

It’s important to know that airborne contaminants aren’t just being blown around outside—there are also plenty of toxic chemicals leeching out from …

Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …

Ben-Gurion University

'I have never seen more atrocity than I have seen in the incarcerated situations of Manus Island and Nauru' expert says

A psychologist and traumatologist who has counselled people in the aftermath of terrorist attacks, bombings and mass murders has said that he has "never seen more atrocity" than in the detention centres of Manus Island and Nauru.<p>Paul Stevenson has shared with the Guardian 2,000 pages worth of …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

The halal snack pack: a fast track to a heart attack? Or worse?

Nearly 90,000 people have joined the Halal Snack Pack Appreciation Society. Is this what Cory Bernadi was worried about?<p>A concoction of meat, chips, cheese and sauce in a styrofoam container has become an unlikely social media phenomenon, sending revenue at some takeaway shops – and cholesterol …

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

Recipes

Tamago Kake Gohan (Japanese-Style Rice With Egg) Recipe

<i>Tamago gohan</i> (literally "egg rice")—rice mixed with a raw egg—is Japanese comfort food at its simplest. Start with a bowl of hot rice, then break an egg into it. Season it with a little bit of soy sauce, a pinch of salt, and a shake of Aji-no-moto, a Japanese brand of pure powdered MSG. (Like most …

Emerging Markets

Lessons from Seoul: How to Revive a River and Manage a Landfill

Seoul can teach Delhi a few things on how to revive the Yamuna, clean the Mughal-era <i>nullahs</i> and convert dump yards into eco-friendly zones.<p><b>Seoul</b> …

Joseon Dynasty

Scientists share creepy audio from bottom of the sea

We’ve all seen photos of the bizarre creatures that inhabit the bottom of the sea and now a new project has allowed us to hear them as …

Fried Rice With Blistered Green Beans and Basil Recipe

Bulk up carb-heavy fried rice with a good dose of green beans in this easy recipe. The beans get blistered in the wok until smoky and charred, while fresh basil adds a ton of flavor and color to the finished dish.<p>Why It Works<p>Starting with freshly cooked or well-chilled rice guarantees it won't …

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

Cooking

Transcendental Meditation: More Than a Stress Buster

<i>freeimages.com</i><p>Most people think of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique as an effective way to reduce stress. Hundreds of scientific research studies show that TM can help improve all aspects of physical, mental, and emotional well-being and verify that it is the most effective technique …

This graph lets you listen to every hip-hop hit from 1989 to 2015

The 90’s were very much a golden era for hip-hop. But since I was born in the 90’s, I’ve had to experience a lot of these great albums years after they were released, with no less appreciation.<p>If you’re in the same boat or just looking for a nostalgic playlist, Polygraph and Billboard have got you …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Psychiatrists studied 400 movies to find the most realistic psychopath

Orion Pictures<p>The unassuming Norman Bates might creep you out, and the flesh-hungry Hannibal Lecter might make your skin crawl.<p>But according to one …

Psychology