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DEUTSCHE BANK WARNS: 'The dollar is in trouble'

But it doesn't look like the greenback will see a reversal of fortunes anytime soon, according to Deutsche Bank strategist George Saravelos.<p>"The dollar is in trouble," he argues in a recent note to clients, in part because of a couple of key changes that are negatives for the greenback.<p>The first …

Markets

How can economic stagnation be stopped?

Edmund S. Phelps has strong opinions, and he’s not shy about expressing them. In the 1960s, he was a young economist more interested in exciting …

Propagating succulents? You can do it three ways

Succulents are the most satisfying plants in my garden. In San Diego County, there are very few varieties we can’t grow, and every trip to the …

Three Instagram-Famous Bag Brands with a New Formula for Success

Uniqueness, accessible pricing and a strong social media presence are buoying niche bag brands like Cult Gaia, Staud and Danse Lente.<p><b>LOS ANGELES,</b> …

The Sad, Ecstatic Passions of Carol Rama

Over six prolific decades, the self-taught Italian artist explored the female body and its social context with curiosity and urgency.<p>In 1945 in Turin, a solo exhibit of paintings by a young Italian artist was shut down. The works on display were propulsive with energy and psychologically driven: …

Photographers

Olivia Culpo schools us on fashion, beauty, & giving zero f*cks on Instagram

If you don't know who Olivia Culpo is, you're probably not on Instagram enough.<p>🐣<p>A post shared by Olivia Culpo (@oliviaculpo) on Jul 4, 2017 at …

A Step By Step Guide To Recreating Kate Bosworth's Real Life Make-Up Routine

The actress revealed her go-to make-up products on her Instagram stories, and yes we've added everything to our shopping basket already.<p>Between the …

How to sport the off-the-shoulder trend

Out on the streets, bodies unveil themselves in flutters of fabric that come and go, including shoulders, worn bare and beautifully set in the …

Michael Kors

These Bloggers Could Teach Us a Thing or 2 About Specs Appeal

Damn, we're glad these bloggers skipped their contacts and reached for the glasses, because they look spec-tacular (sorry). Whether they're styling cat-eye frames with kitten heels or throwing them on with Sunday morning silk pajamas, once you see how they've styled them, Chiara Ferragni and Shini …

Singapore architects WOHA to debut furniture collection at Maison et Objet

Since they opened their Singapore-based studio WOHA in 1994, Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell (the practice is named from the first two letters of their surnames) have been lauded as much for the intriguing furniture and accessories they design for the interiors of their projects as for the …

Famous Words of Fashion's Greatest: Part Two

A second set of style musings and sage advice from the most quotable names in fashion. Plus, see the first installment for 50 more.<p>"The best fashion show is definitely on the street. Always has been, and always will be." —<b>Bill Cunningham</b><p>"Women who wear black lead colorful lives." —<b>Neiman Marcus</b><p>"All …

Top 10 Healing Herbs to Grow

<i>For most of us, gardening & growing season is wrapping up. However, you can still scheme for next year! Quinn from Reformation Acres is sharing her</i> …

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Vintage

The Adultery Arms Race

Technology has made cheating on your spouse, or catching a cheater, easier than ever. How digital tools are aiding the unfaithful and the untrusting—and may be mending some broken marriages.<p>Jay’s wife, Ann, was supposed to be out of town on business. It was a Tuesday evening in August 2013, and …

How to grow – and get the best – from roses

Garden expert Bunny Guinness shares her top tips on growing beautiful roses that will be the envy of your neighbours<p>Roses are our favourite flower and we often expect a lot from them. Long flowering period; perfume; resistance to disease – we probably make more demands of roses than most other …

Gardening

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Unassuming Family Residence Revealing An Architectural Surprise: Subiaco Oval Courtyard

<b>Subiaco Oval Courtyard</b> is the official name of a highly original residential project developed and implemented by <b>Luigi Rosselli Architects</b> in …

Art, Architecture & Design

Amazing Home Exterior Design

Austerity has been an utter disaster for the eurozone

All of the suffering in Europe – inflicted in the service of a man-made artifice, the euro – is even more tragic for being unnecessary, writes Joseph Stiglitz<p>“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is easier to keep the theory and change the …

The Carpenter's Son Poem by Alfred Edward Housman

Fare you well, for ill fare I:<br>In anguish we try to forget the things we love when they live not finding a suitable way to say goodbye.<br>Nice poem. …

Literature

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10 Ways to Achieve a Victorian Gothic-Inspired Home

When most people hear the words, Victorian Gothic, their minds immediately envision black walls and decrepit, creepy, haunted-looking homes.<p>In fact, …

Houses

Aldea House: a golfer's paradise http://ilikear.ch/1lmAmk9

Modern Fusion of Lighting Design and Architecture: Villa Noord-Brabant http://freshome.com/2014/07/01/modern-fusion-of-lighting-design-and-architecture-villa-noord-brabant/

Honey Lime Avocado Dressing Recipe | Vintage Mixer

Print<p>Honey Lime Avocado Dressing Recipe<p>Prep Time<p>5 mins<p>Total Time<p>5 mins<p>Creamy honey lime avocado dressing perfect for salads or roasted …

Thai crab and grapefruit salad recipe

Segments of grapefruit and white crab meat drizzled with a chilli, soy sauce and rice vinegar dressing.<p>To be authentically Thai this should really be made with pomelos, but grapefruit is a perfectly good substitute. You could gently toss the salad with cold rice vermicelli and lime juice to bulk it …

Recipes