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New York Spring 2018 Designer Inspirations: Part Two

Ahead of New York Fashion Week, designers disclose what inspired their spring collections.<p>From boardwalks to serenity to exotic locales, designers …

New York Style

Your Clothes Might Be Destroying The Rainforest

Rayon might seem like a better alternative to petroleum-based synthetic fabrics, but it’s often made from trees in old-growth forests. A new nonprofit is working hard to make sure fashion companies have better options.<p>If you look at the tags inside your clothing, you’ll often see “rayon” or …

How a 24-year-old and a recent Indian immigrant built a billion-pound business with just £34,000

"You think, 'oh my God I'm just increasing my debt and who knows what's going to happen,'" Davdra told Business Insider, recalling the early days of his businesses.<p>Davdra cofounded RationalFX in 2005 when he was just 24 years old, a recent university graduate with student loans to pay off.<p>His …

Jade Doskow's Lost Utopias photo series documents past World's Fair sites

Photographer Jade Doskow has spent the last decade documenting crumbling and thriving World's Fairs sites across North America and Europe for her …

Urbanism

LTD architectural builds 'back country house' in new zealand

<b>david maurice of LTD architectural has completed ‘back country house’, a two-storey residence in new zealand that seeks to establish a close</b> …

This Female Founder Shares the Secret to How to Make Your Business Last

Brit + Co's Brit Morin says that while a boss that instills fear may get short term results, it is not a solid foundation for a successful company.<p>9 min read<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of</i> …

Sheryl Sandberg

Grailed Just Announced It’s Launching a Resale Site for Women

Lady hypebeasts, rejoice.<p>When Arun Gupta founded peer-to-peer resale site Grailed back in 2014, he was filling a hole in the menswear market. A frequent user of forums dedicated to men’s fashion, Gupta felt that enthusiasts like himself (some might call them hypebeasts) needed a better place they …

WHO names 12 bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health

Antibiotic resistance could make c-sections, transplants and chemotherapy too dangerous to perform, warns World Health Organisation<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a list of the 12 bacteria which pose the greatest threat to human health because they are resistant to …

I went vegan for 60 days - and it changed my life

<b>This article was originally published in 2015</b><p>Not so long ago, the word “vegan” conjured up images of anaemic-looking, sandal-wearing hippies.<p>But today, thanks to a new army of celebrity followers and super-bloggers, veganism has suddenly become glamorous. Beyoncé and Jay Z are partners in a vegan …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea

Having an idea is so close to nothing that nobody who has actually done anything cares about your idea.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas, ideas, ideas.<p>Everybody has an idea that they want to get off the ground. Everybody thinks his or hers is the greatest …

Entrepreneurship

50 foods to try before you die

Pilaf of aubergine, cauliflower and dates with harissa yogurt

Toss leftover lamb or chicken into this too if you have it, or add chickpeas. You can extend and vary at will.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>​150g basmati rice<br>• 20g butter<br>• 1 onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• ½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>• 1 tsp ground cumin<br>• ½ tsp ground ginger<br>• 350ml chicken or vegetable …

Join Antwerp’s party people at its Plein Publiek pop-up

A vacant apartment complex in northern Belgium has been transformed into Plein Publiek, a gallery, restaurant and venue<p>Pop-ups are two-a-penny these days but in Antwerp, Plein Publiek, a new venture that combines a restaurant, gallery, work-out space and rave-y nightclub is luring party-goers, …

Miso-marinated mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms might seem like a tired choice for long-term vegans but may I urge you to slather on this rich marinade and give them yet another whirl? This marinade is also sensational with roasted aubergines, on tofu and even as a coating on roughly chopped roasted …

Caravan's baked eggs and chorizo with tomato ragout recipe

Spice up your breakfast eggs with a tomato and pepper ragout<p>Serves 4<p>I first had baked eggs when I worked in a restaurant 12 years ago. The pastry chef was Israeli and he used to talk about this guy, called Dr Shakshuka, who would go to the food market in Tel Aviv, set up his pan and fry peppers, …

Pollen pills suppresses hay fever for years - new report

Hay fever sufferers can effectively cure their condition if they take pills or injections for three years that acclimatises them to pollen.<p>Experts at Imperial College London said those blighted by the allergy can reduce their symptoms for "several years" after undergoing treatment.<p>Past studies have …

China's pain, Italy's gain: high costs push textile buyers west

HONG KONG/BIELLA, Italy (Reuters) - International textiles buyers are increasingly switching away from China, and back to Western suppliers, as rising labor, raw material and energy costs make the world’s dominant producer more expensive.<p>A corner of the century-old archive of the company Tollegno …

Northern Italy

Sexy Fish: vanilla rice pudding with toasted nuts and banana

As a child rice pudding was my favorite dessert, so wherever I go, I always have one on the menu. This one has a few stages to it, but is well worth it – and pairs well with doughnuts, which is how we serve it at the restaurant, although it’s equally tasty on its own.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4 hungry</b> …

Recipes

The 100-year-old couple – still married, still going strong

Morrie and Betty Markoff, 103 and 100, say that there’s no particular secret to their very long marriage, other than tolerance, respect and luck. But why has Morrie never told Betty that he loves her?<p>‘We don’t know anyone else over 100. We are really oddities: two people married for 78 years, one …

Art

Master full-stack web development and be your own boss

These days, websites are much more than collections of HTML pages. Web developers have moved to the forefront of the tech industry, and there has …

Tech Industry

How to make your child a healthy breakfast that they'll actually like

You probably knew that a bowl of cereal in the morning isn't the best way for you or your children to start the day – but did you realise that a single serving of some popular brands contain up to nine cubes of sugar?<p>Yesterday, health officials warned that children are consuming half of their …

Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns that countries are preparing for World War 3

'It all looks as if the world is preparing for war,' said the former Russian president.<p>Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that the world looks as if it is …

A fashion designer breaks down why some clothes are worth spending more on

At a fast-fashion retailer such as H&M, a simple cut-and-sew top can cost as little as $15. At Gap, something similar might run about $45. At Elizabeth Suzann, a small fashion label based in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the brand’s minimal kimono-sleeved t-shirts, made of cotton twill, is …

Clothing

Renovated Tribeca loft with rustic touches wants $1.65M

The two-bedroom condo features beamed ceilings, exposed brick, and tons of built-in storage<p>It may be thoroughly modern, but there’s nothing generic about this two-bedroom duplex loft, which has an dreamy rustic-industrial vibe going.<p>In its current incarnation, the condo’s main floor is wide open: …

Brooklyn Heights carriage house is an $11.5M pseudo-suburban dream

Elegant, artful, and spacious<p>The houses that line the cul-de-sacs of Brooklyn Heights are the stuff of suburbia-in-NYC dreams, and an old carriage house on quaint College Place that just hit the market is no exception. The townhouse at no. 14 last sold in 2012 for $5 million, but returns to the …

Is this the best hot chocolate in the world?

Here’s a strange fact. If you go to TripAdvisor and look up restaurants in ridiculously pretty Rye, East Sussex, out of the 70 establishments listed, the one that comes top isn’t actually a restaurant.<p>It has no starters, no main courses, no wine list and no proper tables or chairs.<p>Behind him is the …

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

Graphic Design

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

A Brief History of New York City’s Vintage Shopping Scene

Vintage shopping in New York City has come a long way since the 1960s. A look back on how we got where we are today.<p>New York City is famously painted with the romance and excitement of chance discoveries — from Patti Smith’s <i>Just Kids</i> and her series of fortuitous encounters with Robert Mapplethorpe …

East Village