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Vans' Newest Sneaker Collection Is A Literal Work Of Art

Have you ever thought to yourself, "Hey, I really wish I could wear a multi-million dollar piece of art on my feet?" Or, more specifically, a …

Art

28 Fashion Brands You Should Know About This Earth Day

By nature, fashion is not exactly "good" for the planet. With the constant environmental and ethical challenges the industry continues to face, it's …

Earth Day

Los 40 libros de cabecera de Patti Smith

Es uno de los artistas visuales más destacados de su generación. Además de sus exposiciones (como <i>Invasiones mutias, Fisonomía del tiempo,El devenir</i> …

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Winter Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

All 88 Of The Books On The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Reading List That You Really Need To Read

Rory would approve<p>Over the course of beloved television series <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, one thing became crystal clear: Rory Gilmore really loves to read. While viewers didn't need to be particularly perceptive to pick up on this personality trait, it did take a certain kind of viewer, one with an obsessive …

The 21st Century’s 12 greatest novels

Things to do before 30: read these 33 books

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of …

What to Read, Hear, and See After Listening to Solange's 'A Seat at the Table'

A list inspired by New Orleans, family, and art.<p>In New Orleans a certain kind of hatred still lives—the kind that will throw food at a family for having a good time in their Black skin. In New Orleans, a precious old guard still stands, exerting control even over what diversity looks like. But in …

New Orleans

These Are the Books You Should Read in August

The Underground Railroad is a contender of the year’s best book.<p><i>The Underground Railroad</i> by Colson Whitehead<p>In Colson Whitehead’s new novel, “the Underground Railroad” isn’t a network of basements and attics. It’s an actual subterranean train system leading slaves north to freedom.<p>The railroad has …

Here are all of J.K. Rowling's favorite books

The "Harry Potter" series are the favorite books of millions of readers.<p>J.K. Rowling herself has some books she'd like you to read.<p>Since she became famous with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Rowling's talked a lot about books. And over the years, she's mentioned dozens of books that she's …

Books

Obama has great taste — here are his favorite movies, books, and TV shows

Barack Obama is not only one of our youngest presidents — having been elected at age 47 — but also one of our coolest.<p>He's not just a fixture in politics, but in pop culture as well, and he isn't afraid to respond to mean tweets or parry with Zach Galifianakis between two ferns. He even dissed …

Books

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

How many have you read? (#7 is a good place to start...)<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Beaches

10 Cheap Eats for $10 or Less in New York City

From rib-sticking pierogies at Veselka to cheap slices at Joe's in the Village, you're never far from something cheap and good in New York. And while you could always go with a classic -- they're typically classics for a reason -- one of the best things about the NYC food scene is how quickly it …

East Village

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

Visit Marfa, Mallorca, and Paris -- all without canceling your Seamless order.<p>A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip …

Books

The best jazz clubs in NYC

Music<p>Birdland<p>The flagship venue for midtown’s jazz resurgence, Birdland takes its place among the neon lights of Times Square seriously. That means …

Familia de Paysandú recorre el país para mostrar ''Otra educación''

''Otra educación'' se propone que las personas e iniciativas que transitan caminos alternativos puedan contar sus experiencias y sus fundamentos. Es …

7 Essential Reads for Black History Month

"The question I receive most from white friends is: how can I help? How does one become an ally?" Start here.<p>Last year, the world watched as students on college campuses across the country stood up against racism and administrations that do not protect students of color. The movement was found at …

6 Restaurants Waging a Montevideo Dining Revolution

February 5, 2016 María José Cortés Lamas<p>Until fairly recently, <b>Uruguay</b> and its capital <b>Montevideo</b> registered pretty much not at all on the world …

Argentina

Now That 'Gilmore Girls' Is Coming Back, Let's Revisit Rory's Reading List

"We could go to a bookstore!" = only smart thing Dean's ever said<p>Much like <i>Gilmore Girls</i> is nothing without its rapid-fire pop culture references, Rory is nothing without her trusty booklist. Whether she's poring through Joan Didion or eye-rolling at Jess Mariano mansplaining <i>Howl</i>, Rory is literally</i> …

Our definitive ranking of every Coen brothers film

With the release of “Hail, Caesar!,” Joel and Ethan Coen’s 17th feature film, it’s fitting to assess their oeuvre in the form of a best-to-worst list. Herewith, the Coen canon ranked in handy descending order, the better for inevitable quibbles, arguments and fisticuffs to ensue:<p><b>1. “Fargo”</b> …

Coen Brothers

17 Things Every Girl Should Have In Her Closet By The Time She's 21

You love to keep up with all the latest trends, but as you get older, it's time to start investing in some basics that you'll wear over and will make …

30 Wardrobe Staples You Should Own by the Time You're 30

Never have that "I-have-nothing-to-wear-I-hate-everything" moment again.<p>Even if you don't agree with needing certain fashion basics by 30, we doubt most women would say no to a classic blazer or basic jeans that make your butt look <i>great</i>. These essentials are the foundation of a classic wardrobe, …

11 Must-Read Books By Muslim Authors

Explore the richness and beauty of Islam.<p>The Islamic faith began with a series of divine revelations, which were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad beginning in the early 7th century CE. Muhammad's revelations went on to form the basis of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and they gave rise to a …

David Bowie's must-read books revealed

Books,David Bowie,Music,Fiction,Music,Exhibitions,Art and design,Culture,Jack Kerouac,Ian McEwan,Truman Capote,Sarah Waters,Anthony Burgess,Vladimir Nabokov,George Orwell,Orlando Figes,Bruce Chatwin,Michael Chabon,Rupert Thomson<p>Jack Kerouac, Spike Milligan and Sarah Waters among star's favourite …