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Saying A Fond, Personal Goodbye to 'NME''s Print Edition

Divisive and flawed it may have been, but it was also utterly inspirational for a generation of rock fans stuck between the traditional music press and the innovations of the internet.<p>News broke yesterday that <i>NME</i>'s print title would cease circulation, in favour of a "digital first" strategy. So …

Arctic Monkeys

Tamal Ray's recipe for honey and almond brittle biscuits

These teatime cookies are absurdly easy, needing just a stir and a short stint in the oven<p>The act of caramelising sugar, with its blowtorches and crystallisation points, can seem intimidating to the novice baker. Although the chemical reaction itself is complex, transforming a homogenous jumble of …

Joe Strummer’s Radio Show Captured a Punk Legend at the End of His Life

The Clash frontman’s gig as a DJ for the BBC was a brilliant glimpse into the mind and record collection of a rock icon.<p>When most casual fans of The Clash recall the band’s late frontman Joe Strummer, the picture that typically comes up in their mind’s eye is a portrait of the artist as a young …

29 Fragrances For When You Just Want To Smell Clean

If you’re a 21st-century woman with a stressful job and a calendar full of SoulCycle classes, then chances are you’re not into super-heady …


22 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They're Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Franzen, R.L. Stine, James Patterson, Rainbow Rowell, Michael Chabon, Lemony Snicket, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.


17 Household Objects You Thought Were Useless But Are Actually Genius


Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …


12 Baking Hacks That We Know Are Actually Legit

Here's what's actually worth your time.

12 Food Hacks We Know Actually Work Because We Tried Them

Here's what's actually worth your time.

Recipe: Upside-Down Strawberry Skillet Cake

Upside-Down Strawberry Skillet Cake<p>Serves 8<p>Butter or cooking spray <br>1 1/4 cups granulated sugar, divided <br>2 tablespoons cornstarch <br>1 teaspoon ground …

How to use up a can of coconut milk, in 6 recipes

When a recipe calls for only part of a can of coconut milk, keep these picks from the Recipe Finder in mind to use up the rest of it.<p>Beet, Tomato and Coconut Curry, pictured above. Zingy, vegan and ready in 40 minutes or less.<p>Curried Red Lentils With Coconut Milk. One-pot and …


50 Puff Pastry Treats

Turn store-bought dough into brunch, apps and desserts.<p><b>Puff Pastry Basics</b><p>To thaw, separate the sheets, cover with plastic wrap and let sit 30 minutes …


12 Unexpected Things You Should Be Doing To Your Eggs

This is eggciting stuff, people!

LA’s Popular Eggslut Just Opened in NYC

Located on the corner of Spring and Lafayette in SoHo, New York is a recently opened restaurant, Chefs Club Counter — a concept where popular items …

11 Dried Mexican Chiles to Know and Love, and How to Use Them

A beginner's guide to the pantry workhorse of Mexico<p>When you think of Mexican chiles, you likely first conjure up the fresh, spicy green …

Meet Alexander McQueen’s pagan goddesses

Last night in Paris, Sarah Burton showed her latest collection for Alexander McQueen, taking us all on a beautifully crafted journey through a pagan history of female power and creativity. With tapestry-like hangings of sunset colours that rose as the show began, the show told the story of the …

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …


We Can't Stop Thinking About Thomas Keller's Mac and Cheese

Anything that includes the phrase “bake until golden and bubbly” in a recipe catches our attention right away. Especially this mac and cheese from …

Thomas Keller

Study These Photographs by the Legendary William Eggleston and You’ll Learn Plenty About Portraiture

The legendary American photographer William Eggleston was a true pioneer in the potential of color photography and his quirky, eccentric portraits of …

A rich and creamy beans and broth recipe from Tuscany

Tuscans know that beans benefit from being baked: they come up richer, rounder and creamier. Serve with fat sausages, as part of a minestrone, or as the Tuscans do: warm, with a little of their own broth and some extra virgin olive oil<p>Every year, usually in October, we visit Maremma, a glorious …

Italian Food

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Balsamic Vinegar

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

UC San Diego

How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …


The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Netflix's New Releases Coming in May 2016

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that are coming to the streaming service next month.<p>Popular cheerleading movie <i>Bring It On</i> is coming to Netflix …

21 Clothing Hacks That Will Save You From Embarrassing Mishaps

Get a fresh new wardrobe but still save money.