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Favourites List: Myths, Lies and Quackery

On the new neuro-myths, why you don’t really use only 10% of your brain, mistrusting scientists, and why it takes so much longer than recipe writers indicate to caramelise onions.

Favourites List: On Love

Of romance, brain chemistry, heartbreak, and undying adoration: advice from scientists and writers on love.

Favourites List : July 10th Edition

Some cool advertisements, one very interesting model project, reasons to visit Germany (like you needed any!) and an awkwardly hilarious interview with Mila Kunis. Plus, check out the redesigned blog + new URL (suze.is/here).

Favourites List : Hay-on-Wye edition

I spent the previous weekend at the beautiful town of Hay-on-Wye attending the annual Hay Festival. Despite the mud (and it was everywhere!), it was a fabulous weekend filled with books, interesting discussions, and an intimate mini-concert by Sandi Thom that we stumbled into almost by accident.

Favourites List : Media innovation

When was the last time you picked up a newspaper? Actually, strike that. That’s so 2009 isn’t it? Apart from bankers (with the FT) and hipsters (with the Observer on Sundays) no one even reads newspapers any more. When was the last time you went to the homepage of a…

Favourites list : Jill Abramson edition

Spoiler alert: there is absolutely no election-related coverage here. None. Promise. On Wednesday night we heard that Jill Abramson had been forced out at the NYTimes. No one directly involved is talking (there is speculation that Ms Abramson’s silence was a condition of her settlement), but rumours abound that it…

Favourites list : First-class seats & Masala Dosa

I enjoyed this article on how the king of masala dosas got away with murder. I haven’t actually eaten at a Saravana Bhavan in a long, long time though. The food isn’t really all that great, and every city I’ve been in has far better options for authentic South Indian…

Favourites list : Shakespeare & Restaurant Reviews

Since this week marked Shakespeare’s 450th birthday (apparently, and also his 398th death anniversary, but let’s not talk of that), I give you this – all* of the great Bard’s plays as three-panelled comics. It’s a reminder (albeit an unsurprising one) of how many of his plays ended in stabbings! I loved…

Of clean slates and firm resolve..

January, the month of abstinence, to make up for all the revelry of December, is also an excellent time to take stock of the 12 months that zipped by, and make plans for the next year. To help you along the road to firm resolutions, here is a roundup of…