Julia Allen

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Akira Kurosawa’s List of His 100 Favorite Movies

In movies like <i>Seven Samurai</i> and <i>High and Low</i>, director Akira Kurosawa took the cinematic language of Hollywood and improved on it, creating a …

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Cold Cream

A luxe moisturizer is a must to protect your complexion from winter temps and bitter winds. Here, <i>W</i> editors share their weapons of defense.

How to Raise a Child

No one would argue that raising children of character demands time and big effort. While having children may be doing what comes naturally, being a …

Magnificent structures built by architects from the animal kingdom

If you can photograph the architecture of the original builders in the animal kingdom with the same professional clarity and precision used to …

Can you solve Martin Gardner’s best mathematical puzzles?

The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles

Meet the Empanadas of Latin America

"Live rabbits hopped out of some of the large empanadas; birds fluttered from others." That's how food historian Rachel Laudan, in her book <i>Cuisine and Empire</i>, describes a feast eaten by Hernán Cortés and the Spanish Viceroy in Mexico City in 1538. Among the myriad dishes at the three-day feast were …