Property news: How to winter-proof your home – avoid SHOCK bills with this guide

With many of us edging towards turning on the central heating switch, ensuring a property is running as efficiently as possible is vital. And, with the opportunity to invest in long-term solutions as well as practical quick-fixes, there’s no reason why you can’t winter-proof your home. Service the boiler The worst time for a boiler […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in October

It’s October, and that means the art house is getting crowded. The 12 recommendations herein — Netflix indies, historical documentaries, character-driven dramas, and much more — include some contenders for the year-end best-of lists, yet they barely scratch the surface of what’s available to discerning moviegoers this month. Enjoy them while you can, folks. January […]

The ultimate travel companion? A beginner’s guide to shopping for a camel

Share this article They’re sturdy, resilient and reliable. Sure, the camel may well be the ultimate travel companion for desert adventures but, asks our featured contributor Leon McCarron, how do you even go about buying one? A quick disclaimer: I have never bought a camel. I am, you might say, an aspirational camel buyer. I’m […]

Weight loss: The definitive guide on how to LOSE weight while snacking

Weight loss can be a minefield, with so many different diet plans offering different rules and advice. One thing that many weight-loss plans insist is that snacking between meals is bad, adding unnecessary calories into the day and slowing down weight loss. Contrary to popular belief, there’s nothing wrong with having a snack, perhaps to […]

Let science be your guide for the perfect Labor Day BBQ

Enlarge / The secret to yummy brisket and ribs lies in food chemistry and phase transitions. (credit: TayFos/Getty Images) Imagine this nightmare Labor Day scenario. You’ve invited a large group of friends over for pulled BBQ pork or a delicious beef brisket. That morning, you confidently place your meat in the smoker, handy digital thermometer […]

Working in the Third Trimester (The Complete Survival Guide)

When it comes to the third trimester, you are tired and uncomfortable. You’re desperately ready for the baby to make his or her debut. But this final stretch of pregnancy symbolizes a whole lot more than fatigue followed by labor and delivery whilst you continue to work your 9-5.In the third trimester you’ll start experiencing […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in September

The dog days of summer are finally creeping into the rearview, and that most magical time of the calendar is upon us: good movie season, when studios roll out their Oscar hopefuls and indie distributors carefully, strategically releasing the movies they’ve picked up at festivals throughout the year. We’ve got eight great flicks to recommend, […]