War and no pieces of cake: dining from the Tolstoy family cookbook

After a mid-life crisis, Leo Tolstoy adopted a radical new diet. Now, a cookbook of his wife?s recipes has been translated into English ? what better way to celebrate his birthday?

She’s Here. She’s ‘Queer.’ And Cynthia Nixon Wants You to Get Used to It.

Cynthia Nixon first said she was bisexual. Then the media decided she was ‘openly lesbian.’ Now Nixon says she’s ‘queer,’ which harks back and forward to different radicalisms.

John McCain funeral: Obama's eulogy denounces 'insult and bombast' in politics

The former president did not mention Donald Trump, but spoke of McCain?s calls to rise above ?phony controversies?

5 Tips for Better Content Marketing in 2019 | Practical Ecommerce

Content marketing has to provide real value, something that pierces all of the noise of social media and advertising. What follows are five tips that start with value. If embraced, these could make your content marketing efforts more successful in the coming year.

Going 10 Rounds with Top Bartender Conor Myers

The creative director at New York’s Underdog bar tackles our speed round of questions.

Sacha Baron Cohen grills OJ Simpson in Sarah Palin-free “Who Is A...

Palin was one of the first to say she was duped for Showtime's Who Is America? but her interview never aired

Ethereal underworld: exploring Helsinki's colossal new art bunker

In a vast expanse beneath the Finnish capital lies a soaring circus-top culture hub. Will the ?50m Amos Rex art museum put the city at the forefront of Europe?s art scene?

Austria's Kurz wants to help EU's Barnier avoid a hard Brexit

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, whose country holds the rotating European Union presidency, said on Thursday (23 August) he wanted to help the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator avoid a hard Brexit.

Maybe the “lizard brain” isn’t so different from ours after all

Are our brains vastly different from those of reptiles? Not as much as all that, according to recent neuroscience

Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time 

The thickest sea ice in the Arctic has started to break up, opening waters north of Greenland that are normally frozen, experts have warned.

Kofi Annan obituary

UN secretary general and Nobel peace prize winner focused on the organisation?s role in fighting poverty, injustice and disease

Astonishing 'unexplained' discovery beneath the Bermuda Triangle

Explorer Darrell Miklos has been using secret maps created by famed NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper to find shipwrecks in the Caribbean Diving at an undisclosed location near the Bahamas he found what he believes is the first evidence of an extra-terrestrial visit to earth hundreds of years ago What he

ANTI-AGEING BREAKTHROUGH: Ageing process REVERSED in human cells for first time

SCIENTISTS have successfully reversed the process of ageing in cells for the first time in a move which could help beat the likes of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Eat free at McDonald's for life with the McGold Card

By entering McDonald's new contest, one winner will have the chance to live out many McDreams. Free McDonald's for life is up for grabs.

France rescues 1,600 campers from floods

More than 100 children from a summer camp are among those taken into shelters in southern France.

Aftermath of deadly earthquake on Lombok ? in pictures

Ninety-eight people have been confirmed dead after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island and neighbouring Bali

Science?s search for a super banana

A fruit bowl favourite and a staple food to millions, the banana is under threat from a formidable foe

EURACTIV’s summer picks

It’s been a busy first half of the year, so as we take a well-earned short break this summer, catch up on some of the timeless stories that already made waves in 2018.

“I Have a Secret. My Father Is Steve Jobs”: Lisa Brennan-Jobs Recalls Memories of Her Famous Father

In an excerpt from her memoir, Small Fry, the author reflects on Jobs’s privacy, his temper, and watching a legend grow before her eyes.

Sri Lanka's 'new Dubai': will Chinese-built city suck the life out of Colombo?

Built on land reclaimed from the Indian Ocean and funded with $1.4bn in Chinese investment, glossy plans for Port City inspire a mixture of optimism and alarm

Meeting a “wonder pig” made me reconsider eating meat

I was never an enthusiastic carnivore — but Esther the Wonder Pig and her farm pals made me question my own morals

Pentagon Signs $885 Million Artificial Intelligence Contract with Booz Allen

The U.S. Department of Defense will for the first time be using large-scale AI systems that could automate mundane tasks and augment the work of military members. The contract also will go toward expanding AI-focused pilot programs, including using AI to find new approaches for treating traumatic brain injuries.

Content Dilemma: Trending Versus Evergreen

In general, your target market is less interested in your sales pitches and more interested in how your information and product will solve their problems or improve their lives. You can attract these prospective customers (and keep existing ones) with a solid content marketing strategy, where you create and disseminate compelling and relevant information and features.

How did Mission: Impossible become Hollywood's most reliable franchise?

Critical adoration and box office success has met the sixth installment of Tom Cruise?s series, an unlikely 22-year phenomenon that shows no signs of tiring

Tweets of the Week: Alexandre Benalla, Juncker in Washington and Chocolate Bar Justice

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tweets of the Week. This week, Macron’s presidency in question, Juncker looks in Trump's direction, and an iconic chocolate shape misses out on EU copyright protection.

Sergio Marchionne, Who Revived Fiat and Chrysler, Dies at 66

Mr. Marchionne, who merged the two carmakers, pulling them back from the brink of collapse, led the combined Fiat Chrysler until just a few days ago.

A female Ebola survivor has infected someone else for the very first time

Scientists have found evidence that a woman can harbour the Ebola virus for more than a year and then infect others for the first time.  The discovery involved transmission within a Liberian family in the closing days of the West African epidemic that lasted from December 2014 to mid-2016. More than 28,600 people were infected and 11,325 died.

Bannon to establish Brussels headquarters, targeting EU election

As EURACTIV wrote last March, an ‘agent provocateur’ has entered European politics, and his name is Steve Bannon, former senior advisor to President Donald Trump.

EU-Mercosur pact could be ready in September, says Argentine minister

A trade pact between the EU and South American bloc Mercosur could be agreed in early September, Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie said on Thursday (19 July).

WITNESS: 100 years on: The murder of the Russian Tsar and his family

100 years ago, the Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were killed by a firing squad. For many years, the circumstances of their death were shroud...

Marianne Faithfull: A Lifetime’s Worth of Dream Dinner Dates

The legendary singer and actress recalls some of her favorite restaurants and meals from her eventful life.

Dolphins Bro Out Like Humans | Inverse Sea Facts

Subscribe to Inverse! https://goo.gl/AGT2uT In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the turquoise waters of Shark ...

French Cheer Legendary Gangster’s Daring Prison Break

French officials admitted Redoine Faid’s daring helicopter escape from a prison near Paris was ‘spectaculaire,’ and maybe there was a little security issue, too.

EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

EU leaders reached a much-needed deal on steps to tackle migration after resolving a bitter row with Italy's inexperienced prime minister. Extended talks lasted through the night and only wrapped up on Friday morning (29 June).

Tensions build ahead of hastily prepared migration meeting

Jean-Claude Juncker's invitation to a handful of EU leaders for an informal mini-summit on Sunday (27 June) to discuss migration and asylum appears to have raised more issues than the meeting can solve.

‘New GMOs’ are not progress, but another tool of industrial farming

The EU Court of Justice will soon publish its ruling concerning the legal statute of a group of biotechnologies, which have been called “new plant breeding techniques” by the industry.

Do you think you know everything there is to know about the World Cup? Test your knowledge with our 20-question World Cup trivia quiz.

Who scored the first ever hat trick? Which player was shot following an own goal? If you think you know all this and more, our 20 question World Cup trivia quiz is for you. Test your knowledge here.

G7 Summit 2018 in pictures: G7 summit opens in Canada

EUROPEAN Union members of the G7 will present a united front on all issues to be discussed at this weekend's summit in Canada. Follow Express.co.uk for all the latest pictures and highlights from G7 Summit 2018.

What has NASA's Curiosity found on Mars?

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently found something intriguing on Mars, and the space agency will unveil the discovery Thursday (June 7).

Standout Style! The Best Dressed Stars at the 2018 CFDA Awards

The industry's top influencers dress to impress in support of the exceptional contributions by their favorite designers

My long strange winter trip with John Perry Barlow, a legend in the...

Before he wrote songs with the Grateful Dead, Barlow was my housemate over the very weird winter of 1969

If Brussels doesn?t budge, calamity beckons for Italy ? and the EU | Owen Jones

Austerity has created a political shift against the euro and the EU itself from Greece to Italy. Brussels must stop the contagion, says regular Guardian contributor Owen Jones

Books millennial graduates will love

If you’re not giving cash, what do you get for a college or high school graduate? It’s time to ditch the Dr. Seuss classic “Oh the Places You’ll Go!” and get them a more substantial read to commemorate this special coming of age moment. On “Salon Talks,” book publicist Angela Baggetta and Salon’s Mary Elizabeth Williams give their favorite new and old books to get recent graduates. Their picks covers everything from personal finance, writing, morning routines, sex and honest and hilarious life advice. Some of the books mentioned include: “Make Trouble” by John Waters, “Across That Bridge” by Rep. John Lewis, “Notorious RBG” by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik and “Girls and Sex” by Peggy Orenstein. For Baggetta, the best books to gift a grad comes in two forms. “There the inspirational books and then the brass tacks books, practical applications like how are you gonna get a job and make some money.” You don’t have to scramble to find apt words of wisdom for the graduate in your life, leave it all to these titles to do that heavy inspiration work. Watch the video above to hear the full list. Tune in for SalonTV's live shows, ["Salon Talks"]( http

The age of punk: Debbie Harry looks back on a defining era

As a new exhibition in New York celebrates classic punk images from the 70s and 80s, members of Blondie recall the era

Europe’s next digital network: power and responsibility

With great power comes great responsibility. Various versions of this quote were attributed throughout history to Churchill, Roosevelt and more recently to Spiderman.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote review ? Terry Gilliam's epic journey finds a joyous end

After a three-decade production ordeal Gilliam has delivered a sun-baked fable of money, madness and the movie business ? and done so with trademark infectious charm

‘Book Club’ Is the Superhero Movie Event of the Summer

Show me superpowers greater than the acting talents of Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, and Candice Bergen assembled in one movie. The question is: Will anyone watch?

Astronomers have found the fastest-growing black hole ever seen, and it's got a monster appetite

Researchers discovered a black hole that's growing so fast that it can devour a mass the size of the sun every two days.

Cannes 2018 roundup ? the best of week one

Though it?s reacted to #MeToo, parts of the festival still represent the worst of the industry. Thankfully, this year?s films come decidedly out of leftfield, from leprosy to Russian rockers

Met Gala 2018 Theme Revealed: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” - Vogue

At this year's Met Gala, the new exhibit “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” will be previewed before opening to the public on May 10th.

Trans-Europe Express - Sowing the seeds of discord

Almost certainly to the displeasure of mainstream Brussels, leaders of Europe's far-right parties came together on the French Riviera this week, saying they wanted to devise a battle plan for next year's European election.

The European Space Agency’s new Mars orbiter just snapped its very first photo, and it’s gorgeous

The European Space Agency’s fancy new Mars orbiter only arrived at the Red Planet a few weeks ago, but it’s already delivering some really fantastic eye candy of the Martian surface. Th…

Time for the EU to give Korean peace a chance

A formal end to the Korean War bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula is now firmly on the cards, and the EU should be brave and decisively support this peace process. Otherwise, Brussels risks being on the wrong side of history, warns Dr Ramon Pacheco Pardo.

Poroshenko commemorates liquidators of Chernobyl disaster - 26.04.2018 14:40 — Ukrinform News

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made a working trip to the Chernobyl NPP, where he commemorated the liquidators of the Chernobyl disaster.

Police take down the world's largest DDoS-for-hire service

The internet might be slightly safer against distributed denial of service attacks in the near future... slightly. Police in twelve countries have taken down We...

Humans have another type of DNA inside our cells

Scientists have identified an entirely new kind of DNA inside humans. This new DNA, known as the “i-motif,” was suggested in previous research, but had only been identified under artificial

Difficulties in combating money laundering in Europe

Despite tougher rules against money laundering, there are still many shortcomings among Member States, the European Central Bank and the Commission. EURACTIV.fr reports.

2018 Pulitzer Prizes: The #MeToo movement was front and center

The wins are also a triumph for the survivors who put their careers and lives on the line to tell their stories

Google made an AR microscope that can help detect cancer

In a talk given today at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting, Google researchers described a prototype of an augmented reality microsc...

The Perfect Man Who Wasn't

For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down.

Hungary election 2018 LIVE RESULTS: Latest news as polls close

HUNGARY’S 2018 parliamentary election could shake the EU to the core with a new wave of euroscepticism if the outcome will see the re-election of Fidesz party leader Viktor Orban, Hungary's longest-serving post-communist premier.

Best 12 apps for traveling cheap

You booked your vacation, but between the flight, the hotel, and the rental car, you’re already staring down a monster hit to your bank...

Tiangong-1 reentry updates

The current estimated window is ~24 March to ~19 April; this is highly variable.

An Italian experiment is tantalizingly close to detecting dark matter

A detector in Italy may have cracked the dark matter puzzle — if only other scientists could reproduce the results

Here's How to See the Chinese Space Station's Final Orbits and Fiery Fall

China’s first-ever space laboratory, Tiangong-1, will fall to Earth within the next week and weather permitting, you may be able to see it from the ground. Here's how.

Laser-heated nanowires produce micro-scale nuclear fusion

Nuclear fusion, the process that powers our sun, happens when nuclear reactions between light elements produce heavier ones. It's also happening -- at a smaller scale -- in a Colorado State University laboratory. Using a compact but powerful laser to heat arrays of ordered nanowires, CSU scientists and collaborators have demonstrated micro-scale nuclear fusion in the lab. They have achieved record-setting efficiency for the generation of neutrons -- chargeless sub-atomic particles resulting from the fusion process.

Palinka - Handcrafted Fruit Brandy - Buy online | Szicsek Distillery

100% fruit spirit & traditional Hungarian Palinka from high quality distillery. You can try our special and unique drink in the UK. Visit our online store!

See an Underwater Prehistoric Native American Burial Ground

February 28, 2018 - A diver discovered a 7,000-year-old Native American burial site off the coast of Venice, Florida. Rising sea levels from the melting of the last Ice Age submerged many sites where prehistoric indigenous once lived. Archaeologists found human bones, sharpened wooden stakes, and textile fragments. Six individual sets of human remains have been found, and the entire site could spread across an acre. Researchers hope that the site can help them learn more about the lives of the Native Americans.Click here to read 7,000-Year-Old Native American Burial Site Found Underwater.

Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises

Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented

50 years ago, a US military jet crashed in Greenland – with 4 nuclear bombs on board

In what came to be known as the Thule incident, an American bomber crashed in Greenland, spreading radioactive wreckage across 3 square miles of a frozen fjord. Denmark was not happy.

Europe postpones response to cryptocurrencies to end of year

The European Commission will assess whether new rules are needed against the “substantial speculation” of digital currencies, Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said on Monday (26 February).


Live broadcasts of events airing on NASA Television and NASA's social media channels, and a schedule of upcoming events including announcements, launches and landings.

Sundance 2018: Keira Knightley and the new wave of progressive costume drama

With Knightley starring as Colette ? alongside Rupert Everett?s Oscar Wilde biopic and Daisy Ridley as Hamlet?s Ophelia ? the period drama has never looked so interesting

The first burst of an exploding supernova has finally been captured

Supernovas are getting their day in the sun today, with two separate studies about these spectacular, distant explosions that mark the death of massive stars.

The $451 million reason this 20-year-old just retired

How do you tell your father that you've just won $451 million? For 20-year-old Shane Missler, it was over coffee the day after he hit the lottery jackpot. Missler, from Port Richey, a suburb of Tampa, is the winner of the whopping $451 million Mega Millions prize, the Florida Lottery announced on Friday.

Short Track - Men's 5000m Relay - Finals | Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics

Full 2018 olympic schedule and results. See up to the minute results for Short Track - Men's 5000m Relay - Finals at the PyeongChang olympics (9-25 Feb).

What is Asteroid 2018 AJ? When will it pass terrifyingly close to Earth?

A GIGANTIC asteroid named 2018 AJ is set to hurtle perilously close to our planet - but what is asteroid 2018 AJ and when will it shoot past Earth?

7 memorable moments from the Baftas

Including Daniel Kaluuya's sweet acceptance speech and Salma Hayek's general brilliance.

EU auditors blame ECB for not providing evidence

EU auditors censured the European Central Bank on Tuesday (16 January) for refusing to provide “important evidence” needed to assess its key role in the supervision of Europe’s largest banks.

'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' Win the Golden Globes on a Charged Night

Plus, a speech from Oprah Winfrey set the tone for a ceremony that grappled with sexual abuse and misogyny in Hollywood.

The Year of the Dog: Chinese celebrate 2018 Lunar New Year

The Chinese New Year starts on February 16 as one-fifth of the world's population celebrate the festival The New Year is the Year of the Dog, succeeding the Year of the Rooster and preceding the Year of the Pig Millions of people have tuned in to watch the Chinese Near Year Gala, the world's most popular TV show Lunar New Year is celebrated by people around the world, but mainly in Eastern and South-east Asia It might just be the biggest annual party in the world - the Chinese New Year.