Anja Francissen

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Meet The Man Who Created Papyrus, The World’s (Other) Most Hated Font

Chris Costello sold Papyrus for the equivalent of $2,500 when he was 23. He never could’ve guessed how big it would become–or how reviled.<p>You’ve probably never heard of Chris Costello, but there’s a good chance you hate him. Outside of Comic Sans creator Vincent Connare, Costello is perhaps the …

Typography

Vivian Maier's self-portraits

Published 28th January 2016

CITY HALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Fifty years ago this Sunday, a parochial, prudish city took an unusually bold leap – and Toronto's curvaceous, modern City Hall opened its doors. But it took a happy historical accident for the design to get off the ground. Alex Bozikovic looks back at how Toronto surprised itself<p>It landed like an …

Step Aside, Tulum—These Are the Five Hottest Winter Escapes of 2016

The cold temperatures have set in and winter is finally here on the East Coast, which means it’s high time to get that warm-weather getaway booked. Convenient and au courant destinations like Miami and Tulum might be the first places that come to mind, and while they’re excellent options, why not …

366 days: your 2016 in photographs

The 365 days (366 this year) project aims to show what 2016 looks like from your perspective.<p>Whether you’re caught up in a news event or have a personal experience to share, we’d like to see your daily lives in photos and stories. Wherever you are in the world show us what you can see. We’re …

Photography

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Common Cold

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

Meet 10 of Michael Kors’s Most Iconic Catwalk Muses

<b>Michael Kors_’_</b>s collection references are always a delight, whether the modern-day master of American sportswear is name-checking 21st-century starlets like <b>Taylor Swift</b> or more obscure figures of the Colorado haut monde like socialite Ann Bonfoey Taylor. Ahead of Kors’s Spring ’16 show this …

5 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photography from Good to Great

Landscape photography is one of the most favoured genres of photography. It also happens to be the one genre that is not easy to master. The reason …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Homemade Twix Candy Bars

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's Halloween come early! Kristin Rosenau of Pastry Affair shows us how to make homemade Twix bars, just in time for trick-or-treaters.</i><p>These …

The Beginner’s Guide to Glamping

Glamping is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. A portmanteau of "glamorous" and "camping," glamping brings the comfort of a hotel into the …

Glamping

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34 Grandmothers Around The World And What They Cook

Who run the world? Grams.<p>This wonderful photography project comes from Gabriele Galimberte, who works with Riverboom, a Swiss publishing group of journalists and photographers. From the website's introduction:<p><i>Gabriele Galimberti pays homage to all the grandmothers in the world and to their love for</i> …

Why Success Breeds Success: The Science of “The Winner Effect”

The past century of science has demonstrated the pivotal role of biochemistry in such human phenomena as love, attraction, and lust. But to consider that individual neurobiology might impact things as rational and complex as, say, stock markets seems rather radical. Yet that’s precisely what …

Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, and other literary icons.<p>By popular demand, I’ve put together a periodically updated reading list of all the famous advice on writing presented here over the years, featuring words of wisdom from such masters of …

Stoner

• <b>Auteur:</b> John Williams<p>William Stoner wordt aan het einde van de negentiende eeuw geboren als zoon van een arme boerenfamilie. Tot groot verdriet van zijn ouders kiest hij voor een carrière als docent Engels. Hij wijdt zijn leven aan de literatuur en aan de liefde - en faalt op beide fronten. Zijn …

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OMG, I Want This House: Maine (Photos)

Idyllic Maine<p>The name of the game is natural light in these gorgeous cottages on the Maine coast. See photos.<p>05.03.13 1:21 PM ET<p>Courtesy of Princeton …

Meryl Streep & Hillary Clinton

Meryl Streep & Hillary Clinton

Jack Nicholson and The Monkees

Jack Nicholson and The Monkees

Bruce Weber’s Adventures in Hollywood: The 2013 Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio

See Halle Berry, Selena Gomez, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hanks, and more in Bruce Weber’s Hollywood Portfolio.

Being Bert Stern: The Life of a Photographer, Pioneer, and Provocateur

Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, 1955

Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, 1955

Dear Photograph,

For most of my childhood, my maternal grandparents lived only a few minutes away, and my sister and I spent countless days and nights with them. Family gatherings generally took place at their house - a constant throughout my childhood, and the place I felt the most safe. My grandfather passed away almost four years ago, after a long battle against a variety of diseases. He was on hospice care in his home, and it was a horrible last few months. After, I found it difficult to go back to the …