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Saturday 11 January 2014
Potato chips. In the 1800s in New York, a customer at a restaurant sent back French fries because they were too thick. The cook made thinner ones that the customer still thought were too thick. Exasperated, the chef made ones that were exceedingly thin to piss off the customer... who loved them.
The hits of CES: From Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact to the Parrot Jumping Sumo, the show didn't disappoint
Friday 10 January 2014
Our technology expert reflects on this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
Thursday 09 January 2014
In bizarre twist for recently-bankrupt politician, Mr Griffin provides what he calls his ‘Recipe for beating the Tory blues’
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Dos and don'ts to consider before you move in with the first people who'll have you
Sunday 22 December 2013
Every year I think “that’s it, I’ve got enough cookbooks”. But rather like a black cardigan, or pair of jeans, one can never quite get past the nagging feeling that the next one might just be the perfect one. And then the shelf collapses.
Monday 16 December 2013
Cosmetics queen Maria Hatzistefanis has found the perfect way to relax her mind after a day at work
The conversation: Polpetto's chef Florence Knight on the delights of ketchup with chocolate, how to cook a perfect moist turkey, and why she prefers the Boxing Day feast
Saturday 14 December 2013
How will you be spending Christmas?
Wednesday 11 December 2013
A Spanish start-up has created a 3D printer for food, expected to sell in 2014
Thursday 05 December 2013
But Chancellor will announce rates relief for businesses and tax break for married couples
Tuesday 26 November 2013
CIA paid millions of dollars to small band of inmates who were recruited to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders
Monday 25 November 2013
Double expresso, skinny latte, cappuccino….however you take your coffee, there’s a machine that can make you a perfect cup without leaving the kitchen. We round up the best of the bunch
Monday 25 November 2013
Nothing causes more arguments. So how much should you have the heating on?
Saturday 23 November 2013
Once part of the city walls, then a water tower, this medieval building now accepts guests. Holly Williams takes a step back
Friday 22 November 2013
I should say at this point, I’m not a bad cook.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train