Alfi Algazi

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The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

10 Easy, Make-Ahead Punches for Labor Day Drinking

Prep for Labor Day like a pro.<p>You’ve put in a lot of hard work this summer doing things like trekking out to the beach, hiking around lakes and …

14 Coco Chanel Quotes Every Woman Should Live By

When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.<p>When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.

Oh-So Refreshing: Watermelon Cocktails

Watermelon is juicy, sweet, and refreshing. We know you love it by the wedge, but have you tried it in cocktail form? Sip on it with these super-summery slushies, coolers, and cocktails.<p>Frozen watermelon makes the perfect slushie. Dice it, freeze, and then take it into a grown-up direction by …

Pulp Covers by Ástor Alexander

Pulp magazines had awesome illustrated covers, with a very particular style, known as the pulp art. Some artists still come up with amazing pulp …

Art

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

6 Ultra-Refreshing DIY Slushies

Fruity, icy and occasionally boozy, slushies are just the best on a hot day. Before you run off to your nearest convenience store for a supersize …

7 Items That Make You Instantly More Attractive

According to science.<p>Infinite information is out there on fashion and what makes certain trends so appealing, which colors are best to wear, which pieces make the biggest impact. It's no secret that we're fascinated by the psychology behind our sartorial obsessions—and making style choices backed …

9 ways to parent like the French

1. Do not behave like a helicopter.<p>Helicopter parenting, where parents “hover” over their children in an attempt to control their lives (social, …

16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

These easy things can dramatically decrease the amount of plastic trash you make.<p>Plastic is found in virtually everything these days. Your food and …

Sustainability

Creative Chalkboard Paint Ideas and Projects

Write on the walls ... and on your serving platters and flowerpots and whatever you want. Chalkboard paint makes it easy to personalize or update just about anything. Just write, erase, repeat. Here are some ideas to get you going.<p>Are you ready to up your Instagram game? This chalkboard paint frame …

Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

Makes 5 cups concentrate<p>Cold brew goes down easy, but watch out: This is high-octane stuff. For a clear liquid, use coarsely ground coffee. (Finely ground beans make for a cloudier drink.)<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces coarsely ground fresh coffee beans<p>Milk (optional)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

Switchel: The Most Refreshing Drink No One Is Drinking (Yet)

<i>Switchel is like cheater's lemonade—but maybe even better. Learn how to make it at home.</i><p>I had never heard of switchel when my friend Hannah asked if I would be her bar-back at last September’s Queen Bee Cocktail Classic, a honey-driven cocktail competition put together by NYC Honey Week.<p>The whole …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

Your Toast Called: It Wants To Be Covered in Ricotta and Tomatoes

Ripe, juicy heirloom tomatoes don't need much to shine. But when you pair them with creamy ricotta cheese, salt and pepper, and a drizzle of olive oil, you've got the makings of the toast with the most.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by</i> …

Breakfast

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

How to take better holiday photos through science

How much care do you take when composing your holiday snaps? One scientist dares to suggest that with the right methods, your results might easily be improved<p>I am not being altogether serious but my goal here is to dismantle C.P. Snow’s separation of the sciences and the humanities into ‘two …

Prophecy

The Most Beautiful French Islands

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From Corsica to Porquerolles and Belle-Île-en-mer, we do a sweeping tour of the most idyllic islands off the coast of France.

France

7 Colors With Fascinating Historic Meanings

A red door is not just a red door — and you can say the same about an orange carrot and the Emerald City.<p>For as long as colors have existed (so, you know, forever), humans have assigned meaning to them. We all know that a red rose at Valetine's Day symbolizes love, or that a white dove nods toward …

Top 10 Sandwiches Worthy of National Sandwich Month

If your idea of spicing up a sandwich is adding mayo and a pickle, it's time for a lunch intervention. In fact, there are so many ways to dress up sliced bread that we need an entire month to get through it all. So let's kick off National Sandwich Month with ten of our favorite flavor combinations. …

10 Coffee Cocktails that Have Us Buzzing

These 10 coffee cocktails have us buzzing.<p><b>What happens when baristas and bartenders get together?</b> Coffee cocktails, that's what. Here, 10 of our most caffeinated concoctions.

19 Vintage Shots of Celebrities on the Steps of Planes

Marilyn Monroe at LaGuardia Airport, 1959.

Celebrity Gossip

Root Beer Float Ice Cream

Sometimes referred to as a "black cow,"root beer floats are one of the quintessential drinks of summer. Creamy vanilla ice cream surrounded by aromatic and effervescent root beer, this combination is hard to beat. Satisfyingly sweet and refreshingly smooth, root beer floats offer a brief and …

A Breakfast (or Lunch) You Can Make on Sunday and Enjoy All Week

<i>We're republishing one of our favorite posts of 2015—because back-to-school, back-to-reality season is upon us and we need all the help we can get.</i><p>Every other morning of 2014 started the same way, with a cup of nonfat, organic Greek yogurt. It was tart, fat-free—and relatively flavor-free. I'd make …

10 Ways to Use Yellow In Your Home Decor

Ripe Filipino mangos, the hills of Tuscany dotted with sunflowers, the joviality of a rubber ducky, a sunset’s warm golden glow -- these are a few of my favorite things, and they are all yellow! For me, all associations I have with yellow are cheerful and buoyant, so why not incorporate it into …

There’s No Crying in Finances: 8 Tips to Help You Get Ahead

As a working photographer, how do you figure out your cost of doing business, determine your tax write-offs, and develop a profitable pricing …

Why Wall Art Matters Most In Interior Design

Too often in interior design, we see wall art treated as an afterthought. It’s what gets dealt with last, long after the final coat of paint has …

Home Decorating

5 Lessons Bruce Gilden Has Taught Me About Street Photography

Bruce Gilden is one of the best street photographers currently alive. He is a photographer who has had a deep influence on me and my approach in …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior's Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

Celebrate Twins Day With Vintage Photos of Identical Twins

Caption from LIFE. At a party, teen-agers of the Bounds twins' set munch doughnuts and sip Cokes whenever they are not d<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—The …

Vintage