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New Mariano's store takes grocery experience to new level

The grocery store has evolved quite a bit over the past ten years.<p>Today, several stores not only sell packaged food, they also have coffee bars, …

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

The Epic Story of Orson Welles’s Unfinished Masterpiece

The Other Side of the Wind was going to be Orson Welles’s comeback, perhaps even topping Citizen Kane—but to this day, it remains unfinished (though that may change soon). In an adaptation from a new book about the 45-year struggle to make the film, Josh Karp reveals why Welles’s last movie is the …

How Ford Models Changed the Face of Beauty

The little-known story behind a pair of young newlyweds in post–World War II Manhattan who launched the era of the supermodel.<p>When Eileen Otte and Jerry Ford eloped to San Francisco in November 1944, in the midst of World War II, it was hardly surprising that Jerry should declare his profession as …

High Fashion

Judy Garland’s Former Manager Opens Up About the Legend’s Final, Troubled Years

Stevie Phillips worked with Judy Garland for four years, beginning in 1961 as the manager of her comeback tour, and went on to represent her daughter, Liza Minnelli, until 1975. Below is an adaptation from Phillips’s memoir, Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me, which will be published …

20 Dreamy Ideas to Steal From Our Most Pinned Rooms

These inspired spaces are totally worthy of your home decor board.<p>These inspired spaces are totally worthy of your home decor board.

Alvar Aalto Beehive Pendant Lamp is a Scandinavian Design Classic

Alvar Aalto Beehive Pendant Lamp is a Scandinavian Design Classic. Aalto (1898-1976) was one of the greatest names in modern architecture and Scandinavian design and a pivotal figure in the international modernist movement. From light fixtures and furniture to modern architecture, his design was minimal yet sophisticated while offering a timeless quality. The brilliant Beehive pendant lamp is a flawless modernist design icon.<p>An elegant classic that would be an excellent addition for any … - Stop thinking so hard about everything, stop over analyzing. Just go. Just do. If it feels wrong, don't think about it anymore and walk away.

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3 Things to Know About the Origins of Chinese Civilization

Changing Planet<p>The ornate dragon in the center of the colorfully painted ceiling in the Pavillion of Ten Thousand Spring Seasons in the Forbidden City dates back some 400-600 years but pulls from artistic traditions far older and still current today. (Photo by Andrew Howley)<p>Two things everyone … - Overthinking is the biggest cause of our unhappiness. Keep yourself occupied. Keep your mind off things that don't help you. Be optimistic.

The Best Colors for Every Room

Your front door, hallway, kitchen, and more!<p>Our experts help you determine what colors are best for your front door, hallways, small rooms, and more.

Home Decorating


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The Thin End of the Whip

The life of Catherine Robbe-Grillet makes Fifty Shades of Grey look like a Disney movie. In 1951, she became the mistress of the writer—and accomplished sadist—Alain Robbe-Grillet, whom she later married. Today, an 83-year-old widow, she is France’s most famous dominatrix. Visiting the 17th-century …

When L.A. Was Young

Los Angeles exploded in the 1930s and 40s as Jack Warner, Lew Wasserman, Darryl Zanuck, and other film-industry titans built their empires, and a host of stars, from Fred Astaire to Jimmy Stewart, settled in. In an adaptation from his memoir, Robert Wagner recalls his youth in that bygone …

These 3 Beautiful Notebooks Will Make You Want To Toss Your Moleskine

Apps like Evernote are increasingly replacing analog note-taking, but for designers, typographers, illustrators, and other visual thinkers, an actual pen and paper is still key for sketching out ideas. Princeton Architectural Press has a new collection of notebooks and journals made with designers …


Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Meet the New Surface Pro – Ultra-light and Versatile – Surface

Meet the new Surface Pro<p>Ultra-light and versatile, now available with LTE Advanced3<p>Starting at<p>or 1<p>User rating: /<p>Meet the new Surface Pro<p>Ultra-light …

Gear & Gadgets

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 …