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A 1950’s Post & Beam Home Gets a Modern Addition

The Sycamore House is a project from Aaron Neubert Architects that restores a 1950’s post & beam house in Los Angeles while also incorporating a …

Los Angeles

The Gilded Age Mansion’s of Fifth Avenue from 59th Street to 79th Street

Last week, we walked you through the many mansions, predominately lost, along Millionaire’s Row on Fifth Avenue up to 59th Street. Most of this …

Channel Your Inner Surfer at This Brooklyn Beach Shop

Pilgrim Surf + Supply<p>If you book it to Long Beach to catch some waves before work whenever the forecast is sunny, then you probably already know about Pilgrim Surf + Supply — the surf outfitter with outposts in Brooklyn and Amagansett. And if you're more of a "I'll sit right here with my umbrella …

Marela Zacarías Goes Big & Goes Home

<i>What does an artist bring to a homecoming?</i> In a new film from the ART21 <i>New York Close Up</i> series, artist Marela Zacarías, working in her …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Loves Her Notorious R.B.G. Nickname, Knows About Biggie Now

<b>Ruth Bader Ginsburg</b> joined the Supreme Court in 1993, but she’s occupying a new place in popular culture these days. Adored by fans of her writing in cases such as <i>Hobby Lobby</i>, in which she authored a blistering dissent (sample line: “The court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield”), Ginsburg has …

Kaleidoscope Views of the Middle East’s Mosques

View Gallery<p>Through the use of wide-angle fisheye lenses, Northern Iranian photographer Mohammad Domiri captures the geometric structures and visual …

Mosques

wgsn

John Lewis taps into the fashion market and the announced opening of the new 230,000-sq ft-store in Westfield, White City. WGSN reports.<p>Mactac and …

Home Depot

5 Tricks to Making a Mind-Blowing Burger

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, 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:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching</i> …

BBQ

How fake money for movies is made

The US Secret Service has strict rules for making replicas of paper currency. The bills must be: either substantially larger or smaller than real …

Ship Found During Ground Zero Excavation Traced Back To 1773

<i>A ship found during the excavation of the World Trade Center site is believed to date from 1773. (Credit: CBS 2)</i><p><b>NEW YORK(CBSNewYork)</b> — A mystery has …

Ebola's spread

<b>The current Ebola outbreak is the worst on record</b><p>LIBERIA has closed most of its borders, banned public gatherings and announced quarantines of some …

Heinrich Himmler documentary 'The Decent One' gets U.S. distribution

Kino Lorber has acquired the U.S. rights to <i>The Decent One</i>. The Heinrich Himmler documentary, directed by Vanessa Lapa, recently won the best …

Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

Niki Norberg is an award-winning from Gothenburg, Sweden. A professional tattoo artist since 2001, Niki currently works out of Gothenburg’s Wicked …

The Best Burger in America Is Not Easy to Get

But sweet Jesus this thing is great.<p><b>The best hamburger in America</b> — at least that I know of — is hard to get. Obviously, you have to know where it can be found. I will take care of that part right now — it can be found at Raoul's Restaurant, on Prince Street in New York City. It isn't very …

Dining Rooms