Kristen Ali

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LG G5 hands-on: great phone, pointless peripherals

The LG G5 is a confusing creation. The flagship phone, likely to cost in the region of £500, seemingly isn't complete without the addition of bulky …

Lush Paintings of Solitary Swimmers by Pedro Covo | Colossal

<p>Here’s a lovely series of swimming figures painted by Colombian illustrator and painter Pedro Covo. Covo splendidly captures the obscuring nature of …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

The Perfect Green Juice

Less than 15 minutes<p>1<p>Directions<p>If using a Vitamix or other high-powered blender:<p>Chop cucumber, pineapple, orange, and lime into 1-inch chunks for …

Recipes

What Katie Didn’t Know

In the fall of 2004, an accomplished, gorgeous Scientologist named Nazanin Boniadi was allegedly selected by officials in the organization to be Tom Cruise’s next girlfriend. Her never-before-told story—of the months inseparable from the star (and his watchers), before she fell out of favor—reveals …

Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

Recipe: The Pendennis Club Cocktail Is a Piece of Bartending History

This week’s drink comes by way of Bryan Schneider, head bartender of seasonally changing restaurant <b>Park Avenue</b> (<i>360 Park Avenue; 212-951-7111</i>) and</b> …

Say Goodbye to Sleepless Nights With This Amazing Pillow

Premier Down-Like Personal Choice Density Pillow<p>As we lie awake at night (again!), our mind starts to wander and think about all the reasons why we …

Sleep

Shopping Shortcut

Some people love to shop and will happily spend hours and hours trekking around to stores or doing online comparison shopping. But some people are …

Shopping

Holiday Travel: 10 Weekender Bags

Canvas and Leather Weekender Bag, $150 from Cuyana<p>(Image credit: Cuyana)<p>Are you traveling this holiday season? I have a couple short trips planned …

Live the Look Finds Women's Clothing Based on Your Style

Earlier this year, we featured Cladwell, a service that helps you find clothing based on your existing wardrobe. However, the service was geared …

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History</i> …

6 Fall Cocktails You Need to Drink Right Now

The Best Free Yoga Videos for Beginners

It’s easy to fall off the yoga practice bandwagon. There are so many things that can keep you away from the studio—staying late at work, forgetting …

Yoga

Join Greatist's 30-Day Plank Challenge!

The plank is where it’s at when it comes to core strength, but the simple-looking exercise also works the back, arms, and glutes—something you …

Workouts

Marcus Samuelsson’s Banh Mi Sandwich Recipe

See Marcus Samuelsson, owner and chef of Red Rooster Harlem, make this sandwich in his Harlem kitchen as a part of <i>Vanity Fair’s</i> Midnight Snack series.<p><i>Excerpted from MARCUS OFF DUTY: THE RECIPES I COOK AT HOME © 2014 by Marcus Samuelsson. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All</i> …

33 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Poached Eggs on Grilled Polenta Cakes Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Poached Eggs on Grilled Polenta Cakes</b><p>Ingredients3 cups water1 1/2 cups milkPinch red pepper flakes2 sprigs thyme1 1/2 cups quick cooking polentaKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 teaspoons vegetable oil8 eggs1 tablespoon chopped chives<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Line a 9- by …

Soda Recipe: Homemade Ginger Ale

Peel and finely grate the ginger (I use a Microplane). You should have about 2 tablespoons of grated gingerroot.<p>Bring the water to a boil in a small …

Recipes

Sesame Noodles with Chili Oil and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Spicy Sichuan pepper will leave your lips buzzing. Use any leftover chili oil from this sesame noodles recipe in dressings or marinades.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, whites and greens separated, thinly sliced<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 teaspoons …

Recipes

In meetings, female executives struggle to hit the mark

Meetings matter. While many of us dismiss them as a waste of time and energy, a team of career coaches report that meetings are vital for presenting yourself to others and establishing your leadership credentials. In particular, meetings matter to women, because women are less proficient than men …

7 Happy Hour Drinks to Make in 10 Minutes or Less

From citrusy beer cocktails to refreshing cucumber margaritas, here are seven super fast cocktails that are perfect for happy hour.<p>From citrusy beer …

9 New Ways to Make Waffles

It’s National Waffle Day, which means it’s your duty as an American to make waffles. Here, nine waffle recipes that go beyond basic Belgian and …

27 Recipes for Toast, Crostini, Bruschetta, and Toppings

A deep archive of Bon Appétit's recipes for toast, crostini, bruschetta, and toppings for a slice of bread<p><b>We'll admit it:</b> Sometimes we refer to <i>Bon Appétit</i> as "Stuff on Toast Magazine." But that's just because toast—or crostini or bruschetta or whatever—is the perfect vehicle for almost every kind …

These 33 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes Might Be Even Better Than the Originals

Whether they’re childhood favorites, restaurant staples, or party snacks, so many classic dishes we grew up eating and loving seem inaccessible to …

Vegan

Cerrito Cocktail

This is a gin sour I’ve been kicking around with a friend. The combination of maraschino and allspice isn’t one I immediately think of so I’m glad …

Best Bargain Buys: 10 Stylish Rugs for Under $500

Rugs are a double edged sword. They can absolutely give a finished look to a room, but on the same note, they can really ruin the look if they are …

Home Decorating

Make It: Rosemary-Tangelo Shrub

This post should have been up days ago. Alas, I was struck down by a nasty cold. The kind where getting up from bed is unheard of and the only thing …