Nick Ray

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How to Break Down a Chicken (+ How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …

Women's beauty products that every man needs to know about

Perhaps the biggest disappointment of the past twenty-years has been men’s cosmetics - the idea that an increasing variety of pustulating ointments will make men feel more like men.<p>A big part of this has been to fool gullible blokes into thinking that their trip to the bathroom could feel like some …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

Minimalism

How To Make Jamie Oliver's Vegan Christmas Feast

Mouthwatering vegan Christmas recipes, exclusively curated by Jamie Oliver for BuzzFeed Life.

Papayas and 9 Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Should a waiter offer us a choice of fruit, we always decide to eat more payaya. Get to know this versatile tropical fruit, and we bet you will too.</i><p>Fun game for your next picnic: …

6 Mega-Pricey Drinks to Order at Rarities in New York

The New York Palace hotel concluded its $140 million renovation earlier this year with the opening of Rarities. This 25-seat jewel box of a lounge …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

Which Type of Wood Should You Use for Smoking Meat?

All wood is not created equal when it comes to smoking meat. That being said, don't overthink it.<p>Call it an inflammatory statement, but when your barbecuing friends put on airs like Eastern mystics as they rhapsodize about the woods they use to smoke with, <b>you have our permission to call them out</b> …

Perfect breakfast. Avocado toast with chile flakes, toasted sesame seeds, and Maldon. All that's missing is a lime...

Avocado melts alfresco. Avocado + mayo (true!) + cheddar + spring onion + oregano + chile flake.

The six most creative cocktail menus in NYC

There’s no shortage of innovation behind the best cocktails in NYC, from premixed quaffs tapped through draft lines to crazy drink garnishes adorning …

Layers: Lighting by Vanessa Vivian for Axo Light

Layers is a collection of geometric lighting from Axo Light that’s part of their Lightecture line. Designed by Vanessa Vivian, the ceiling lights are …

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

Phyllo-Less Spanakopita + Butter Pecan Ice Cream

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Break all of the rules of weeknight cooking with a few simple shortcuts.</i><p>Here are two (fairly obvious) cardinal rules of weeknight …

The art of the slurp (or, How to eat ramen)

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Waffles

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been …

Radish, Enoki, Tangerine, and Avocado Salad From 'Feast'

During the wintertime, my salads are usually little more than pre-washed boxed salad greens and a little oil and vinegar; I struggle to find inspiration in the root vegetables and super bitter greens of January. That's why love to read recipes like Sarah Copeland's salad of radish, enoki, …

Brooklyn Beckham Makes Modeling Debut

The eldest Beckham child stars on the cover of Man About Town magazine<p>Just when we were thinking that Romeo Beckham was the most fashionable Beckham boy, his brother Brooklyn makes his modelling debut, starring on the cover of <i>Man About Town</i> magazine.<p>The eldest Beckham offspring (hard to believe …

A New Hotel With An Incredible Rooftop Bar Is About To Rule Wall Street North

It's not here yet, but you can almost taste it. The sun is on your face, there's a drink in your hand, and when you look down you see an entire glorious city below. The people in it are ants and you ... you are a KING.<p>This, ladies and gentlemen, is New York City rooftop season. And Viceroy New …

Time-Lapse Captures The Mundane Beauty Of Ocean Life

We don’t usually think of corals as particularly active creatures. Though they eat, grow, and reproduce like any animal, the marine invertebrates move <i>very</i> slowly. Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and Ph.D. student studying marine biology, shows the livelier side of “slow” marine animals in a stunning …

Time-lapse Photography

Things to do in NYC today

Consider our list of things to do in NYC today your social emergency savior. There’s always something cool going on in Gotham, but what if you’re …

"The Playground" Your Guide To What To Do Tonight!

It's time to find out where some of the best parties and events are happening tonight. As always, you can find the full details as well as more …

Palaces for the People: The Soaring Vaults of Guastavino on Exhibit at Museum of City of New York

Guastavino was once a name that was a household word amongst architects. The Guastavino Company, led by a father-son team of Spanish Immigrants, …

23 Breath-Takingly Beautiful Photos Of Frozen Flowers

Mo Devlin's Frozen Flowers series is better than real flowers — they last forever and you don't have to change the water.

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

Snow in the Canyon

Absurdly Expressive Dog Portraits by Elke Vogelsang | Colossal

<p>It goes without saying that one of the most ubiquitous sightings on the web are millions upon trillions of pet photos. Cat gifs, funny dog videos, …

A Vegan Sautéed Salad Lunch

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: A hearty, sautéed vegan lunch, for when you want a plateful of</i> …