Jed Choudre

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Sébastien Tellier and Dita Von Teese: 'Everything we do is glamour'

He’s the Frenchest man since Gainsbourg, she’s the world’s premier burlesque star. Together, Sebastian Tellier and Dita Von Teese have made an unlikely electronic pop collaboration worthy of Serge himself<p>Seated together in an upscale London bar, Dita Von Teese and Sébastien Tellier are a study in …

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Grandfather Frost and Baba Yaga: the weird and wonderful world of Russian fairytales

Children and teenagers,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Books,Culture,Fairytales,Russia<p>Russian fairytales have their wicked witches and handsome princes, but also houses that walk around on chicken legs and magic talking fish. So throw on your cloak and venture into the …

Books

Scientists have figured out what makes Dr. Seuss so silly

Chris Westbury was trying to get work done, and everyone around him kept laughing.<p>As part of a study on aphasia, a speech and language disorder, the University of Alberta psychology professor was running a study in which test subjects were shown strings of letters and asked to distinguish real …

University of Alberta

The Muppets to return to TV

Kermit, Miss Piggy and Co will return in ABC's "more adult" reboot of the classic puppet comedy<p>The Muppets are returning to prime-time television for a new documentary-style show that promises to explore the felt creatures' personal lives and relationships.<p>ABC, the American network which has …

New Parents Spend Less Time Looking After Kids Than They Think

According to a new study, couples who have recently become parents believe they spend more hours in childcare than they actually do. And couples who …

Parenting

How to Spot Job Candidates Who Will Have Attendance Problems

Can you screen out candidates who won't be reliable--before you've hired them?<p><i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader …

Employment

How to Make an Oil Reed Diffuser (so your House Smells in a Good Way)

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today: Scent your home in a natural, inexpensive way—and with whatever fragrance you like (sorry, cucumber</i> …

NutriBullet Recipes: 5 Healthy Smoothies To give You An Instant Boost

The NutriBullet is the superfood extractor everyone's talking about, apparently even Kate Middleton is a fan. Read on for info, advice and the …

Food

Jonathan Adler Designs a Westchester House

Color and design come together with pizzazz in this Westchester home.<p>Designer Jonathan Adler brings bright colors and cheeky grandeur to fashion designer Liz Lange's Westchester home.

Interior Design

Model Breakfasts

BEAUTY WELLBEING<p><b>Champagne cocktails are over, the latest model trend on Instagram is less about glam nights with the A-list and more early morning</b> …

Breakfast

A Bungalow Goes from Small to Spacious

A small bungalow gets a big update.<p>Designer Chad Eisner made the most of this 900-square-foot bungalow in Santa Monica. Check out his tips to help your own small space feel bigger.

4 Desk Makeovers, 1 Common Thread: Super Productivity!

Several REDBOOK staffers had desks that were a few papers shy of a Hoarders-style intervention.<p>Several REDBOOK staffers had desks a few papers shy of a <i>Hoarders</i>-style intervention. Enter organizational guru and founder of the aptly named O.C.D. Experience Justin Klosky, who helped them fill two …

Mr Stink by David Walliams - review

'I think that Mr Stink is an amazing book with a fantastic moral at the end'<p>In a park, lives an old man, who lives on a bench. His name is Mr Stink because he absolutely pongs! Everybody hates the smell of him. But one day, a 12 year old girl named Chole decides to pluck up the courage and speak to …

Meat, cheese and lots of calories: MLB stadium foods – in pictures

With the Major League Baseball season getting under way this week, here’s a look at some of the gut-busting food for sale at America’s ballparks

Andrez Harriott on Twitter: "Here we go #AWeekofWrightStuff http://t.co/1j2zBvTBlF"

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50 Albums Released In 1985 That Still Sound Great Today

30 years on, what albums from 1985 still pack a punch? From ‘Hounds Of Love’ to ‘Psychocandy’ via some lesser known gems, here’s 50 that have stood …

Whitney Houston

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

Lionel Messi

10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Reading for pleasure conference 20 March 2015 - in pictures

The Guardian Education Centre conference for secondary school teachers and librarians focused inspiring children to read for pleasure, approaches to reading choices, being creative with books and reading strategies that raise attainment.

Why we need to hear from readers and writers with autism

Corinne Duyvis, whose diagnosis of autism led her to start writing and eventually to her first novel, Otherbound, is hosting Autism on the Page throughout Autism Awareness Month in April. She explains why enabling autistic people to share their thoughts on autism representation is important<p>As a …

High-tech Japanese hotel to employ human-like robot staff

Going to Japan? Here's a bit of advice: if you're absolutely terrified of eerie human-like robots, think very hard before visiting Nagasaki prefecture's Henn-na Hotel that's slated to open its doors in July. Why? Because the high-tech hotel will employ 10 robots, three of which are multilingual …

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

The book suggestion of this week is about how to create products that got people to use very often. The title of the book is Hooked: How to Build …

Women put sex, sensuality and gender politics on screen in Berlin

A date night at the movies in Berlin this Valentine’s Day promises an alternative perspective on love. As the city’s film festival reaches its climax next weekend, the desires of the female audience will have come into sharp focus. And it is erotica, rather than traditional romance, that is taking …

Is eating food past its use-by date really that harmful?

The global population can be divvied into two camps: the cautious and sensible who consign their food to the bin seconds after its use-by date. And the hardy, thrifty, throw-caution-to-the-winders who dare to devour even the hairiest slice of Mighty White - so long as it’s given a fiery blast in …

DTI Logo

I love seeing how people group objects together to form a vignette. Whether you do it with objects similar in colour or objects of the same form or …

Wood, bugs, and other gross things you didn't know you were eating

We hate to break it to you, but you’re most likely eating a lot of unsavory things that you had no idea about. We’re not talking about the fruit fly that flew into your Coke without you realizing it (although that’s probably happened), we’re talking about things that are added at the factory, or …

Picture Books that celebrate courage

To celebrate Picture Book Month I have been sharing a variety of picture books and the conversations I am having about them with my students, my …