Day: November 6, 2017

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Restaurant Review: Gaucho, Tower Bridge

People often ask me for recommendations on where to get the best steak, and I’ll often reply with just three words: “your nearest butcher’s”. Because, let’s be honest, steak is generally best when it’s cooked (properly) at home. A completely subjective experience, everybody likes their steak to be cooked differently ...

What are 1 billion people going to do with VR?

What are 1 billion people going to do with VR?

Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he wants "1 billion people to use VR", with Facebook's new Oculus Go headset poised to lead the charge of user-friendly, affordable virtual reality systems. But what will the consequences of Zuckerberg's promise be? Will 13% of the world's population really have a ...

Book Review: Bloodroot

Book Review: Bloodroot

It is quite possible, and beyond that most satisfactory, to lose one’s thoughts in consideration of the idea that the turbulently shifting great moments of history produce or recognise precisely the artists required to frame those occasions for present and future generations to understand and appreciate. Without Homer, ancient Greece ...

Film Review: It Comes At Night

Film Review: It Comes At Night

By Sam Inglis In the woods, somewhere in the US, Paul, Sarah and their son Travis (Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo and Kelvin Harrison Jr) have sheltered themselves in their house. A deadly plague has swept through the country. They are among the survivors, and trying to remain that way. One ...

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How to Make… Thai Noodles with Truffles & Prawns

Luxury ingredients are no longer exclusively concomitant with fine dining. Over the past five years, a huge rise in luxury comfort food has become impossible to overlook, with so many restaurants embellishing the globe’s most comforting “junk” food dishes with ingredients fit for the Monarchy. Amongst those dishes, truffles make ...

Revealed: The science behind the common cold

Revealed: The science behind the common cold

As the season of sniffles approaches, GP Dr Roger Henderson has revealed the sticky ins-and-outs of sneezing, wheezing and other symptoms of the common cold. Sneezing is your body’s way of removing irritants from your nose or throat and is a powerful, involuntary expulsion of air, which typically leaves the body ...

Brits are turning to cleaning to de-stress

Brits are turning to cleaning to de-stress

Millions of Brits admit they find tidying therapeutic rather than a chore, a study has found. Eight in ten adults reckon tidying and organising is a real stress buster - whether it be filing away important documents, having a pristine desk at work or labelling files. Four in five people ...