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The Foolproof Trick for Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Poaching is arguably the most difficult—or at least, the most intimidating—method of cooking a gloriously oozy-yolked egg. There’s a lot to consider …

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

Music Industry

Weekend Recipe: Cauliflower Fried Rice With Roasted Tamari Almonds

Something magical happens when you lightly sauté finely chopped cauliflower in a cast-iron pan with a selection of herbs, spices and aromatics. The …

Boo! The Spookiest Works in Art History, From Samurai Decapitations to Ghoulish Incubi

Art World<p>Spine-tingling works by Goya, Van Gogh, and more.<p>,<p>To celebrate Halloween, we found the spookiest, bloodiest, gruesomest works in art …

The Atlantic on Twitter: "The First White President, by @tanehisicoates https://t.co/mjv5eJwQAd… "

New conversation<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Tweet unavailable<p>Replying to @<b>TheAtlantic</b><p>Wow, just wow!! Carnival barker indeed. The right mix of …

Our Favorite Fine Art Inkjet Papers: These Papers Will Help You Make Gallery-Ready Photo Prints

Inkjet printmakers now have a range of printing paper options that go well beyond the wildest dreams of darkroom printers in terms of size, surface, …

44 New Books to Read This Fall

<b>SEPTEMBER</b><p><b>9/5</b><b><br>Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History</b> <b><br>By Kurt Andersen</b> <i><br>Random House</i><br>From the counterculture to fake news: how the hell …

You Have a Constitutional Right to Take Photos of Police, Federal Court Affirms

Photographing and filming police officers in public is a constitutional right protected by the First Amendment. That’s what a federal appeals court …

U.S. Federal Courts

New 3-In-1 Lens Adaptor For Sony Cameras | Adapt & Close-Focus New/Vintage Lenses & Built-In ND

The ability to adapt a wide variety lenses to mirrorless cameras has saturated the market with a plethora of adaptors and forced manufacturers to …

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

The Unknown Fate of The Painting That Was Too Dangerous For Hitler

Otto Dix's painting, 'The Trench,' which graphically showed the horrors of World War I, featured in an exhibition of works the Nazis deemed …

Learn How Music Inspires Werner Herzog’s Filmmaking in His 100-Minute Lecture — Watch

The legendary filmmaker joined the Red Bull Music Academy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the ultimate discussion on movies and music.<p>Sit down …

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

<i>For 50 years, Noam Chomsky, has been America’s Socrates, our public pest with questions that sting. He speaks not to the city square of Athens but to</i> …

Political Science

The Alternative Facts of Samuel Beckett’s “Watt”

In the summer of 1942, Samuel Beckett and his partner Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil fled their apartment in the German-occupied city of Paris. After more than a month on the run, including stints sleeping in parks and hiding in trees from Nazi patrols, they wound up in the town of Roussillon d’Apt, in …

Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim

Tomes of work by Picasso, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Klimt, Rothko, and more are as good as yours.<p>A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free.<p>There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, <i>On the Spiritual in Art</i>; books …

How Trump Succeeds Without Succeeding

He has made a career of convincing people that his failures were the exact opposite. Can he pull it off again?<p>Earlier this month, 11 weeks after his inauguration, in the aftermath of bungled attempts at instituting a Muslim travel ban and “repealing and replacing” the Affordable Care Act, and in …

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Learn how to play piano chords in under 8 minutes

Even if you've taken a lesson or two, this brisk run through the basics of musical chords probably will remind you of something you've long forgotten.<p>…

How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

The man who tried to photograph thoughts and dreams

A French Commandant’s belief that he could photograph the inner workings of the mind has important lessons for modern science.<p>Spare a thought for poor Madame Darget. How she must have sighed when her husband bounded over to the sofa in his office where she was attempting to rest. In his hands, he …

The Brain

Vegetable Lasagna with Butternut Béchamel

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°.<p>Step 2<p>Combine squash, 1 cup broth, milk, and garlic in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to …

John Berger obituary

The art critic, essayist and novelist John Berger threw down his challenge early in his television series Ways of Seeing. This came in 1972, the year when Berger, who has died aged 90, broke through to real fame from his niche celebrity on the arts pages of the New Statesman. Ways of Seeing, made …

Literature

As well as his unforgettable portrait paintings, Lucian Freud also created numerous etchings – and they too show humanity as fraught yet beautiful

Art

In the 1880s, Wilson Bentley pioneered snowflake photography by attaching a camera to a microscope – and opened up a world of intricate beauty

Photography

From amateur Chinese aeronauts to geriatric Finnish athletes, the best of this year’s photobooks blended intimacy with universal themes<p>Halpern spent six years working on ZZYZX, often travelling to locations in California he picked at random from Google Maps. Named after a village on the edge of the …

San Bernardino County

Lee Miller: the woman in Hitler’s bathtub

Lee Miller’s life was as extraordinary as her photos. A Twenties fashion model who became a Surrealist and later the only female combat photographer in Europe during the war, she documented the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps. She later married the Surrealist artist Roland …

Avant-garde

Before his uproarious film career, Ken Russell started out with a Rolleicord camera, documenting teddy girls and bomb-scarred streets

Photography

Dada Icon Francis Picabia Gets His First Full U.S. Retrospective

A much-needed look at the man who said, "Our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction."<p>Bring the Dada movement up in a conversation, and people will likely mention artists like Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst—you know, the heavy hitters. They might drop some lesser-known names like Kurt …

Artists

The definitive list of books every art-lover needs to own

Trace India’s journey through art. From books on Buddhist painting to anthologies on Modern art, <i>Vogue</i> picks 12 essential tomes

Art