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Céline RTW Spring 2018 – WWD

7 Local Hikes and Where to Eat Afterwards

The last mile of a long hike goes by so much faster when there's a great meal to look forward to at the end. Vice versa, a burger or a slice of pizza tastes that much better after putting in the miles on a trail.<p>Here are seven beautiful parks to explore close to Washington, D.C. and the nearby …

This Is the Woman Behind the World's Best Restaurant

There's no one in the business like Sarah Rosenberg, the totally unrehearsed publicist behind the scenes at Eleven Madison Park.<p>When you’re an editor at a food magazine, an unsettling percentage of your day is spent sifting through pitches from publicists. Whether it’s touting a FurLifter Carpet …

George Washington University

3 Top Ballet Companies Convene For The Golden Anniversary Of 'Jewels'

Russian, American and French ballet dancers are gathering Thursday night for a bit of cultural diplomacy at New York City's Lincoln Center. They're celebrating the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine's masterpiece <i>Jewels,</i> considered the first full-length, nonnarrative ballet.<p><i>Jewels</i> is in three …

Dancing

In Hollywood, Asian American actors see few lead roles, and pay discrepancies when they land one

Korean American actor Edward Hong has played characters in dozens of TV shows and movies over the years, including as "Math Olympian Dude," "Chinese Man #2" and, in a top-rated network sitcom, "Male Night Nurse."<p>Soon, he will appear in the independent film "Please Stand By" as the "Cinnabon …

Hollywood

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Pedagogy

Best Cameras for Vacations and Travel: Point and Shoots (2017 Edition)

The best camera for a vacation: what could it be? Some folks will tell you the best camera is the one that you’ve got on you; but sometimes you may …

Five essential filters for travel photography

In my post on essential gadgets for travel photography, I mentioned that I always pack five specific lens filters with me.<p>So in this post I thought I …

The Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online, According to Their Owners

You might’ve noticed our really comprehensive report about the golden age of mattresses. You also might’ve been bummed to see that throughout all …

Customer Service

Why Is Everyone Talking About VPNs?

Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a measure that killed an upcoming FCC ruling that would have required internet providers to ask your …

The Businessman Behind Cool British Fashion Brands

When Alexa Chung, the 33-year-old model, television host, design collaborator and girl-about-London, announced last summer that she would introduce a fashion line this spring, she refused to reveal the name of her backer. In fact, she told news outlets that she had been explicitly instructed not to …

Sigmund Freud

How to Make Your Skincare Products Work 10 Times Better

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring agent in our bodies—it helps to cushion and lubricate joints, nerves, hair, skin, and eyes. It has this …

Skin Care

Toronto chefs aim to transform the city’s Vietnamese cuisine

Last fall, David Huynh, one of the owners of the West End cocktail bar Civil Liberties, went on a research trip to Vietnam, his parents' homeland. There, in Ho Chi Minh City, he met many relatives for the first time and celebrated with a week of family feasts for 20.<p>After every meal, he watched two …

How to Opt Out of the Most Popular People Search Sites

Genealogy site Family Tree Now made waves when people discovered it can be used to look up almost anyone’s personal information, even if they’d never …

What Style Is That House? Visual Guides to Domestic Architectural Designs

Naming things helps us understand and keep track of them, so it should be no surprise that people regularly ask architects what “style” buildings …

Graphic Design

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly …

Marathons

FDA Tests Confirm Oatmeal, Baby Foods Contain Residues of Monsanto Weed Killer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is quietly starting to test certain foods for residues of a weed killing chemical linked to cancer, has found the residues in a variety of oat products, including plain and flavored oat cereals for babies.<p>Data compiled by an FDA chemist and presented to …

An Insider’s Guide to the Chicest Boutiques in Paris

Among the many things to see and do in Paris, a universal favorite is wandering around the <i>arrondissements</i> and discovering all of the uniquely charming boutiques. To narrow down the overwhelming range of shopping options in the French fashion capital, we asked designers and stylists for their go-to</i> …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common

It's not what you'd think.<p>To research his 2010 book <i>The 5 Factor World Diet</i>, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing.<p>He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of …

Nutrition

How Ina Garten Does Paris

MICHELLE THEODORE<p>You can (and should) eat your way through this city the Barefoot Contessa way.<p>TV host Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa) really …

France

Don't Feel Like Cooking? These Quick Recipes Will Save You.

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

Cooking

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

South Korea, Climbing the Ranks of Asia's 'A League'

What South Korea’s fashion market lacks in scale, it makes up for in influence, thanks to the continuing cool factor of both Korean brands and ‘Brand …

South Korea

There's New Evidence That Sugar Calories Are Much Worse Than Other Calories

All calories are not equal.<p>Children are manifesting increased rates of adult diseases like hypertension or high triglycerides. And they are getting diseases that used to be unheard of in children, like Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. So why is this happening?<p>Everyone assumes this is the …

Diabetes

Pokémon Go players may be forfeiting certain legal rights when they sign up to the game

<i>Update July 18: The efficacy of the terms and conditions is based on regional laws and acts. The story was amended to reflect this, with particular</i> …

The 38 Essential Restaurants in D.C., Fall 2017

It's time to update the Eater 38, the answer to the age-old question about the best dining D.C. has to offer. This elite group covers the entire city and surrounding areas, spans myriad cuisines and budgets, and collectively satisfies nearly all restaurant needs — except for those occasions that …