Bask in the brilliance of Brutalist architecture

Brutalism is a polarizing style of architecture, but it has still managed to spread all across the world since its first rise in popularity in the 20th century. While some find the rigid, calculated, and monochrome structures to be ugly, imposing, or even dystopic, others find serenity in the right angles and romance in simple, quality materials. Regardless of how you feel about Brutalism, the reasons behind its intimidating and irregular nature are fascinating, and go far beyond simple aesthetics. Read on to learn about Brutalism, and discover some of the finest examples of architecture's most fascinating style.

Country pub removes meat from menu to become UK's first vegan carvery

It has been a hit with plant-based foodies... but local carnivores aren't convinced.

Vet’s heartbreak as an evil dog owner orders his neglected pooch to be put down

Vet’s heartbreak as an evil dog owner orders his neglected pooch to be put down

Invasive plants: 10 non-native plants to watch out for in your garden

Invasive plants often spread quickly and can crowd out native plants, so find out about the worst offenders and how to get rid of them

Matt Tebbutt forced to step in as Jo Brand bows out of Saturday Kitchen task

The show's producers asked the host to take over as Jo refused to cut up some fruit.

Wacky and wonderful schools that kids and adults can actually go to

Education can take many forms, and as time goes on, more and more people seem to express desire for something different from the norm. To meet that demand, dozens if not hundreds of schools, wildly different from conventional learning institutions, have popped up all over the place. Don't want to get a marketing degree? Try a degree in alchemy instead! Not very interested in basketball? Go to gladiator school! The possibilities are practically endless, and only growing bigger. Curious? Read on to learn about the weirdest and wildest schools you can attend today.

These weird animals call Australia home

What to plant in a greenhouse: 10 top crops to grow

Wondering what to plant in a greenhouse? These suggestions will guarantee you a delicious harvest

British shoppers make huge savings at 'high end' supermarket with 'better quality food'

British shoppers have admitted to making big savings by going to the "posh" supermarkets for deals, as opposed to cheaper supermarkets.

Downton Abbey venue forced to scrap weddings thanks to Brexit

Downton Abbey venue forced to scrap weddings thanks to Brexit - Highclere Castle has no wedding bookings for 2023 and just one small event scheduled for 2024

Households urged to ‘avoid' four key home improvements before selling - ‘puts buyers off'

Sellers are often told that in order to achieve a successful house sale they should make their homes more appealing to buyers through certain DIY projects. However, one expert has warned that there are things that shouldn't be fixed when selling a house.

Princess of Wales has one 'strict household rule'

A royal source claims that Kate, 41, won't allow the royal children - George, nine, Charlotte, seven, and Louis, four - to shout inside the house.

The 25 Best Short Hairstyles for Round Faces

Lobs, bobs, and everything in between.

How good is grape for you? Find out what the experts say, get serving sizes, and health concerns

Little Boy Eats a Worm

Occurred on July 2020 / Tanumshede, Sweden: "My son Frej Summer 2020, in our garden in Sweden. I saw that he took a worm. I decided to record it, and it went funnier and cuter than I hoped for. I think it's not bad for a child to get dirt and build up t

Australian goes to Wetherspoons and is absolutely baffled by one menu item

The Aussie student has been videoing his experiences in the UK

10 small dining nooks that prove you don’t need much space for a big impact

You'll be surprised at how easy it is to carve out the perfect little dining nook in a small space

Royal Family LIVE: Meghan and Harry set for new 'fun' Netflix series after damaging Firm

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have so far released two docu-series for US streaming giant Netflix.

Britain’s greatest barn-find haul?

20 delicious pear recipes

With their sweet, mellow flavour and juicy texture, pears are a perfect match for so many types of dishes—desserts, of course, but also salads, sandwiches, condiments, and even pizzas. Here are 20 recipes that put this delightful fruit front and centre.

Bakers in furious row over proper way to make a sourdough

Any artisan baker knows that sourdough thrives on its simplicity. But now a furious row has risen, as bread makers stand accused of changing the recipe rulebook into a “cheats’ charter”. Six national baker groups have published the long-awaited “UK baking industry code of practice for the labelling of sourdough bread and rolls”, the first guidance ...

London's 10 lost Woolworths stores including Croydon branch that lasted to the very end

Woolworths' closure was partially caused by the 2008 credit crunch

Mother divides internet by wearing tight latex for the school run

When it comes to the school run, a lot of parents opt for casual clothes such as jogging bottoms or even the comfort of their pyjamas - but one mum has a less casual attire for the occasion, instead opting for tight latex gear. TikToker Sammy (@sammythighs) from the US posting daily videos about the different outfits she wears and one particular vi...

Dachshunds Drag Bed to Better Real Estate

Occurred on January 10, 2023 / Allen, Texas, USA: "Ruby pulls the dog bed to the sunny area. Ivy (black and tan dachshund) follows."

Keanu Reeves makes surprise visit for fish and chips at pub in tiny English town

He even shook the hands of kitchen staff.

Farmhouse living room ideas – rustic designs for a cozy scheme

These farmhouse living room ideas will introduce texture, neutrals and natural character to a home

Animals that love to sing, and are darn good at it

Just like humans, the other members of the animal kingdom have their own unique, and oftentimes beautiful, ways of communicating. Far beyond the stereotypical songbirds, nature is filled with wondrous and fascinating sounds that communicate everything from mating rituals to the marking of territory, to plain old gossip. Animals across the world have proven themselves to be wonderfully talented vocalists. Read on to learn about the best singers in the animal kingdom.

Ask an expert: Is rice gluten free?

Hear from the experts on cocoa bean, plus health benefits, and recipes

Modern utility room ideas – 10 ways to a sleek, efficient and organized space

Create the perfect engine room for the home with these modern utility room ideas

Put it down! Why you shouldn't look at your phone when you first wake up

Picky Moroccan Monkeys

Occurred on January 16, 2023 / Morocco: "My boyfriend is trying to give a peace of bread to the monkeys in Morocco. It is funny seeing the reaction of each monkey."

Non-Cliché Second Date Ideas That Are Better Than Dinner and a Movie

"What are you in the mood for tonight?" "Uh..."

Things you had no idea were named after people

Ever wondered about the origins behind the name Bluetooth? What about the Stetson hat? Come to think of it, why is the Salisbury steak so named, or the leotard? And how about Ferris wheels, diesel, and shrapnel? Believe it or not, all these things are named after or for people. Intrigued? Well, here's your chance to catch up with some word associations. Click through and find out what's in a name.

Komatsuna: Can you eat too much? Get advice from experts.

Quantity recommendation by Livia Dickson Chen PhD in Nutrition · 11 years of experience · Brazil The common way to consume Komatsuna is fresh leaves, flower buds, and stems are used in a variety of cuisines. Komatsuna can be used in raw salad, cooked with vegetables, with rice and meat. To avoid excesses, one hundred grams a day is enough to enjoy ...

Professional FAQs: What are the health benefits of lentils?

Kitchen bay window ideas – 10 versatile designs for your window space

Explore how to enhance this beautiful architectural feature with our creative kitchen bay window ideas

The Masked Singer's Knitting unveiled as huge Steps star ahead of semi-final

The Masked Singer UK's Knitting was unveiled as a huge Steps star on Saturday night's episode of the hit ITV show ahead of the semi-final, leaving the judges overjoyed

Guilty dog hides in corner after shredding up expensive pillow

Guilty dog hides in corner after shredding up expensive pillow -

11 Delicious dishes to try when you visit Modena

Kid Loses Shoe After It Slips Into Sewer

A parent and their four children went for a walk after a heavy ice storm. The kids had been warned not to walk over the sewage. The family's 4-year-old disregarded their warning and began to walk over the sewer. He slipped and fell because of the cold and slippery surfaces. His brand-new shoe was taken off by the ice underneath and rolled slowly into the sewer. The parent, who had just bought the shoe for their son, couldn't help but scream in sorrow as the sneaker vanished.

The alarming rise of dog attacks - and map that shows if YOUR area is worst hit

Four-year-old Alice Stones died as a result of being mauled by a dog in the back garden of her family's Milton Keynes home on Tuesday, the first confirmed fatality of 2023.

These are the signs you're giving someone the ick, says body language expert

A body language expert has revealed the tell-all signs that you might be giving your date the ick. From creating a barrier using an object in front of you to folding their arms, Adrianne Carter from Staffordshire explained that several key behaviours show they're just not that into you. "A really simple rule for dates is when someone is leaning in ...

Naga Munchetty bids farewell to 'greatly missed' BBC Breakfast co-star after exit

Naga Munchetty told her BBC Breakfast co-star she will be missed in a sweet tribute on Twitter.

Catherine, Princess of Wales surprises sick baby and her mother in hosptial

Catherine, Princess of Wales visited a hospital in London to visit a sick child and her mother.

Get the greatest grub when you travel to Porto

The East London church set to be taken over by people who you wouldn't normally expect

The service enters it's 77th year

These Are the Meanings Behind the Kennedy Family’s Names

The significance goes back generations.

The benefits of eating together

In some countries, mealtimes are sacred and cannot be compromised. The importance of getting the whole family around a table to eat a homecooked lunch or dinner is a daily ritual, respected by multiple generations. However, these traditions are starting to slip, particularly in places where fast food is dominating diets and productivity culture glamorizes those who stick to the grind and wolf down a speedy lunch at their desk. Many of us grew up with our parents insisting on eating together and found it to be a bore, but there are countless benefits to having regular sit-down meals with members of your family (whether they’re biological or chosen). Click through the following gallery to learn the science-backed arguments for eating together.

Home decor ideas – 38 chic interior design schemes

We show how seasonal updates, simple home decor tricks and more dramatic room makeovers will help you transform your rooms