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The Weekend Cocktail We Could All Use Right Now

Our favorite reader-requested cocktail is a refreshing, drinkable spin on one of our favorite salads.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers’ Choice Week, where we’re committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that’s you!). All week long, we created brand-new</i> …

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Architects are purposely designing uncomfortable park benches

Much of the contemporary discourse on urban design is rooted in acclaimed architectural theorist Oscar Newman’s influential 1973 book<i>,</i> <i>Defensible Space</i><i>.</i> Newman believed that criminal and generally irresponsible behavior was facilitated by (typically modernist) “anonymous public spaces”—large …

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

This area of study, called "embodied learning," is not new to many educators. Maria Montessori highlighted the connection between minds and bodies in …

Drawings in Space: Wooden Wireframe Sculptures of Everyday Objects by Janusz Grünspek | Colossal

<p>With little more than thin wooden dowels and a bit of glue, artist Janusz Grünspek creates scale replicas of everyday objects that from a distance …

Sense of Nonsense: Alan Watts on How We Find Meaning by Surrendering to Meaninglessness

“It is in this kind of meaninglessness that we come to the profoundest meaning.”<p>In his early thirties, <b>Alan Watts</b> (January 6, 1915–November 16, 1973) walked away from a career as an Episcopal priest and set out to popularize Zen teachings in the West. His singular fusion of secular philosophy and …

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VIDEO: See the Tesla Model X up close on the road in Palo Alto

This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen videos of the Tesla Model X on the road, but this is the first time we’ve seen it this close. YouTube user …

Stigmatized Schizophrenia Gets a Rebrand

Academia is calling for the abolishment of the term “schizophrenia” in hopes of finding a label that’s less stigmatized. Why people with the medical …

Red Carpet Forecast: 36 Stunning Fall 2015 Looks We Hope to See at This Year's Met Gala

This May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center and Asian Art galleries will host the gala in honor of the upcoming exhibit “China: Through the Looking Glass.” It’s a party of such epic proportions that sartorial situations tend to get planned months, if not a year, in …

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Fashion, Celebrities, Parties & Art

Orange Margaritas

630<p>4<p>2<p>Shares 636<p>I don’t mind spending part of my winter this year in New York. Even though it was one of the coldest winters in history, and on the …

Sweet Green

The classic black motorcycle jacket is all but ubiquitous these days. But an emerald green suede one? Now that is fresh.

#TheLIST: 31 Game-Changing Spring Dresses

Ditch sweater weather for chic little dress weather and shop 10 frock trends that get the job done.<p>You can create a competent checklist of all the things spring is for—and undoubtedly high up on it would be dresses. Ditch sweater weather for chic little dress weather and shop ten frock trends that …