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How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks

Photography by Sergio Corvacho<p>Above, Anna Delvey.<p>It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth …

Martin Shkreli

The Pyramids of Giza Are Near a Pizza Hut, and Other Sites That May Disappoint You

You’re probably familiar with those sweeping, romantic shots of the pyramids of Giza. In photos, movies and textbooks, there’s sand as far as the eye can see — and maybe a figure in the distance obscured by haze. It must surely take a train or a bus to get there. At least a camel ride.<p>Well, for …

Pizza Hut

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy disagreements with Facebook

WhatsApp was built with a focus on privacy and a disdain for ads, but the Facebook-owned service is now under pressure to make money<p>The chief executive and co-founder of WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging app, is leaving the company over disagreements about privacy and encryption.<p>Jan Koum will …

Privacy

25 Acrylic Paintings from 25 Top Artists

Feast your eyes on 25 acrylic paintings from 25 top artists from our AcrylicWorks 5 art contest, themed around the idea of bold values.The post 25 …

Artificial Intelligence — The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the mantra of the current era. The phrase is intoned by technologists, academicians, journalists and venture …

Artificial Intelligence

Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram

Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By Symeon Brown<p>The original Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort, was a rogue trader convicted of fraudulently selling worthless penny stocks to naive …

Social Media

Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google

Google gathers more personal data than Facebook does, by almost every measure—so why aren’t we talking about it?<p>Recent controversy over Facebook Inc.’s hunger for personal data has surfaced the notion that the online advertising industry could be hazardous to our privacy and well-being.<p>As …

Personal Data

The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile

Every fifteen minutes or so, as I wrote this story, I moved my cursor northward to click on the disk in the Microsoft Word toolbar that indicates “Save.” This is a superstitious move, as my computer automatically saves my work every ten minutes. But I learned to use a computer in the era before …

Graphic Design

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

If You're Cutting Carbs to Lose Weight, Don't Make This Common Mistake

Think all carbs are created equal? Nikki, known as justget.fit on Instagram, posted this comparison photo for those watching their carb intake in order to lose weight. Most people think of bread, pasta, rice, and cereal when they restrict carbs, but Nikki wants you to remember that fruits contain …

Nutrition

If You're Just Not Losing Weight, Any of These 9 Sneaky Culprits May Be the Reason Why

If you've been trying hard for a long time to lose weight, and you just can't get there, there could be several reasons why, according to best-selling author Max Lugavere. "There is so much confusion when it comes to losing weight," he wrote in his Instagram post. "But really, if that's your goal, …

These women are some of America’s greatest artists. Why don’t they get the respect they deserve?

Back in 2008, I asked a friend who worked as a senior conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art a simple question: “If you could see a big retrospective of any artist who hasn’t already been given one, who would it be?”<p>My friend didn’t hesitate.<p>“Marisol,” he said.<p>“Who?” I asked.<p>Marisol Escobar, …

Art

Great art isn’t always made by good people, but this is getting ridiculous

Perhaps because I have fallen in love with the work of so many writers and artists who were less than great moral role models, I spend a lot of time — perhaps too much — trying to keep aesthetics and ethics apart in my mind. I haven’t wanted to fall into the naivete of expecting great art to be …

Art

11 Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches for When You're Sick of Avocado Toast

Some people will try to tell you that all breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, egg, and cheese. We give you permission to throw the firmest soy …

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Isaac's Carrot Cake Recipe

"A less-dense and wonderfully moist carrot cake with canned mandarin oranges rather than pineapple. A friend shared the recipe with me and I made it …

Buttermilk Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"Easy, yeasted cinnamon rolls. A crowd always gathers when they come out of the oven. Favorite activity: scraping the goo off the bottom of the …

20 Seriously Impressive Desserts You Can Make with Puff Pastry

When we want a dessert that’s easy and delicious, we look no further than our freezer. No, not ice cream (although rocky road <i>is</i> our weakness)—we’re …

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

How to Take Sharp Photos at Night

When you shoot photos during the day, the autofocus system on your camera is good enough to work like a charm in most instances.<p>Granted, it's not …

Landscape Photography

How to Focus in Landscape Photography

Focusing is one of the pillars of photography. If you don’t focus in the right place, at best, your photos won’t be as sharp as possible – and, at …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

5 Sleep-Habit Tweaks To Help You Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

Here are a few ways to cushion the mental and physiological blow from that hour of sleep you’re about to lose.<p>When your clocks jump forward, you’ll lose a full hour of sleep and wind up with a 23-hour day. The shift may seem pretty insignificant, but it affects your daily circadian rhythms and …

15 Frittatas, Egg Bakes & Casseroles to Eat Anytime

While eggs are slapped with the label of "breakfast food," savvy home cooks know that eggs — and the comforting, protein-rich dishes you can make …

The One Thing You're Doing To Your Eggs That's Making Them *Super* Unhealthy

We know eggs are nothing new. But, judging by the way health and fitness experts seem to have discovered them in a big way lately (and how they’re …

Breakfast

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

20 Meatless Casseroles That Almost Require No Effort

If you ask us, there's nothing like a nice comforting meal for dinner, no matter the season. Whether you're a full-time vegetarian trying to add variety to your diet or looking for some exciting new meatless Monday options, you'll be thankful for casseroles. The 20 healthy(ish) and meat-free …

Cooking

20 Refreshingly Festive Recipes to Put a Hop in Your Step This Easter

Breakfast

Staff Picks: Hooks, Twizzles, and Symphonies

In a compelling and widely read <i>New York Times</i> editorial published Thursday, “The Boys Are Not All Right,” Michael Ian Black argues that the blame for our society’s gun-violence epidemic lies, at least in part, with our broken standards of masculinity. While feminism has expanded the definition of …

Books

Top 10 Cities to Visit If You Absolutely Love Art

Love art and traveling? Why not combine your two passions by visiting some of the best art destinations the world has to offer. From street art capitals such as Berlin and New York to the world-renowned galleries of Paris and Florence, great art can be found in all corners of the world. Whether …