Superfood Smoothie Recipe with Pineapple and Cucumber

This superfood smoothie is sweet, tart, and refreshing. It’s the perfect way to start your day, especially if you’re trying a new diet or performing a cleanse. With just five ingredients, this recipe is a breeze to whip up in the morning. And, it’s best with fresh pineapple. If you’ve never cut a whole pineapple, […]

Best Anti-Aging Foods: A Diet to Feel and Look Young

Your health is only as good as the food you eat. Following a regular diet based on nutrient-rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids helps you feel young and full of energy. Antioxidants Unhealthy food, artificial […]

The small snack that changed English

Every March, St Mary’s church in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray becomes a cathedral of pies: it fills with tables bearing more than 800 pastries. Some recipes are particularly offbeat. While the quirkiest entry in this year’s Speciality Meat category was a cricket pie, one celebrated past winner was Phil Walmsley’s squirrel pie in […]

Where people eat carnivorous plants

It takes a few changes of clothes to climb Malaysian Borneo’s Mount Kinabalu. At its peak, stone slabs offer no shelter, and its 4,095m-high altitude brings more cold than you might expect in the heart of the tropics. Further down the mountain, a thick tree canopy provides shelter, but it is a cool, misty forest […]

The hearty stew that unites a nation

was sitting in a busy restaurant in the centre of Sarajevo discussing the merits of frozen peas and carrots. “Really,” said Armina Pijalović, who gives food-focused tours of the city for Funky Sarajevo Tours. “Frozen vegetables unify.” Everyone is contributing to this stew We were deconstructing a hearty stew called Bosanski lonac – translated as […]

The most persuasive time of day

For Ryan Estis, breakfast isn’t just the most important meal of the day — it’s also the time for his most productive meetings. Without the alcohol offered at dinner or the bustle and noise of a crowded lunch service, early morning has become the go-to time for meetings for Estis, a leadership coach and speaker, […]

Why are we addicted to our smartphones?

When David Erickson leaves his home in Long Beach, California to spend several days on Panama’s southern coast, he also reluctantly gives up his smartphone. There’s no wireless internet where he’s going, and the phone’s data capabilities don’t work there, so there’ll be no checking social media or emails. He even has to walk to […]

Why are some people always late?

Confession: I am a late person. At least, one in recovery. In fact, I’ve repeatedly, and embarrassingly, missed the deadline for this article. I’d love to pretend this is some journalistic form of ‘method’ acting. It is not. I know I’m not alone. We all know that person: there’s the child minder who is always […]

High-end home design for the masses

When Jen Bailey, 33, moved in with her boyfriend, she was eager to incorporate both of their ideas when decorating their new Los Angeles home. But they faced a challenge: Bailey’s boyfriend held frequent American football parties, which didn’t exactly mix with her sophisticated tastes. “Having 15 guys over watching football [was our] design issue,” […]

Viewing 50 flats, but no place to live

In 2007, when American Erick Feijóo moved to Berlin for the summer, finding an apartment was a piece of cake. He secured a place to live before arriving in the city. It used to be a sport, or at least part of the culture here, to move around But earlier this year, when Feijóo, now […]