Rebecca Braha

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The Wedding Sting

How a police department tried to save a failing Rust Belt town by luring all the local drug dealers to one party<p>There was a drug deal going down that night in rural Michigan. It was September 4, 1990, just after sunset in the town of Owosso, population 16,360. There, about 90 miles northwest of …

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

Elephants

Have You Ever Heard Virginia Woolf Speak?

By Sadie Stein May 21, 2013<p>What follows is the only known surviving recording of Virginia Woolf, part of a BBC radio broadcast from 1937. The talk is titled “Craftsmanship.”

Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

When I booked my five-night adventure to Iceland I had one thing in mind -- I wanted to see the northern lights. I wanted to see vibrant pinks and greens dancing across the starry night sky, just like a National Geographic photograph.<p>So you'd think when I found myself standing in the Icelandic …

Articles about converted loft fit modern family copenhagen on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural …

Architecture

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Canberra, Mad Squire, Breamcatcher

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Photography Archives

May 19, 2018<p>Soulful Portrait Project Captures Diverse Faces Around the World<p>After spending 30 years traveling around the world, Belgian photographer Serge Anton has certainly seen a lot of faces. Intrigued by the nuanced, soulful people he met over the course of voyages to Asia and Africa, Anton …

New York City

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

Markthal, Rotterdam<p>Rotterdam’s new €175m Markthal is a sensory explosion. The building, by Dutch architects MVRDV, opened in October and is the shape of an extruded horseshoe – into which flats are plugged, which then make up the Markthal’s roof. Beneath this there are 100 shops and food stands on …

Udon Recipes: The Japanese Noodle That'll Make You Feel Great About Winter

Ramen may be everyone's favorite Japanese noodle soup these days, but just because it's the trendiest doesn't mean it's the best. We're huge fans of ramen -- don't get us a wrong. We could eat ramen for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night snacks any day of the week, instant or otherwise. But …

Food Gadgets: Past, Present and Future - Eat: The Story of Food Article

For generations, inventors have been striving to develop labor-saving gizmos that will make our culinary efforts more pleasant and enjoyable. Some of their inspirations became popular, while others proved impractical or unwanted. Here’s a look at some of the cleverest, most innovative and/or …

Kitchens

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

<i>(This recipe originally appeared on elizabethrider.com)</i><p>Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and healthy with this equally delicious and satisfying soup.<p>One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new …

Around the world in 10 concept stores

From Paris to Tokyo, via Amsterdam and the fashion capitals in between, new concept stores are popping up all over the world. Discover the addresses …

Wintering in Niseko

Perched high in the Hokkaido mountains, Niseko is the latest winter destination to win the hearts of the snow bunnies. With miles of skiable slopes, …

Skiing

12 British Sayings Americans Don't Understand

But British people also say some other really weird, confusing things.<p>To celebrate the launch of Business Insider's UK website, we compiled 12 British phrases that will leave Americans utterly flummoxed. You might just see these on our new site.<p>When someone has "lost the plot," it means they have …

Israeli Food Recipes You Can't Live Without

Israeli food has been on the up and up the past couple of years, and that can largely be attributed to the beloved UK chef Yotam Ottolenghi. With the success of his restaurants and the immense popularity of the cookbook he penned with Sami Tami "Jerusalem," it's easy to understand why the world is …

9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …

7 of America's Most Haunted Bars

Grab your ghost-busting gear: Drinks come with spook back at these long-haunted American bars.<p>Plagued by paranormal activity, these seedy establishments host all manner of otherworldly guests, from seaworn sailors and pirates to well-known poets and prostitutes. Feel hairs standing up on the back …

City breaks

If you fancy a change from long weekends spent in Paris, what about an impromptu European break a little further afield? From Amsterdam to Florence, …

Vanessa Paradis

26 Stunning Images You Won't Believe Were Found On Google Street View

He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses— where he curates the best images he finds.<p>Rafman says sometimes he picks a location and "just wanders," captivated by what he sees.<p>He also doesn't document where exactly the photos were taken.<p>He told The New York Times …

Haute Cuisine: Picasso’s Recipes from the Pages of Vogue

Few people will ever have the privilege of living with a Picasso, but thanks to _Vogue’_s “Second Fame” food columnist <b>Ninette Lyon,</b> it’s possible to eat like him. In 1964, the pioneering Spanish painter gave two of his favorite recipes to Lyon, for eel stew and omelette tortilla Niçoise, which we …

You've Seen The Leaning Tower Of Pisa, But Have You Seen The Crooked House Of Windsor?

It's a funny little building with a funny little lean, and no -- it's not the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's the Crooked House of Windsor, by God!<p>This house is one of the cutest, quaintest attractions in England, and it has a fun little backstory to go with it. Constructed in 1592 and originally …

Kate Moss Toasts Her Iconic Breasts With Champagne Coupe

The model celebrated 25 years in fashion by sipping champagne out of a glass molded from her left breast.<p>To fête 25 years of modeling, Kate Moss celebrated Marie Antoinette style. The fashion industry elite and celebrities like Rita Ora toasted last night at a posh London restaurant to celebrate …

5 Weak Words Writers Should Avoid (And What to Use Instead)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were rife with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them, I was sabotaging myself and my writing. Weak words can sneak into our writing anywhere, anytime …

Go on an American Road Trip with the World's Greatest Photographers

[Young Couple in Parked Open-Air Car, Ossining, New York], 1932–34 © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Walker Evans<p>1 of …