Stefan Novinski

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This woman’s list of “realistic” ways to help during a panic attack might be the most useful thing on the internet today

If you’re never had a panic attack, it’s impossible for you to understand the experience. And that likely means you don’t have a clue of what you’d …

Panic Attacks

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

Something's Wrong with This Story About Trump and Schneiderman

The president and his personal attorney allegedly knew about abuse allegations in 2013<p>Many are still reeling from the allegations against (former) …

Donald Trump

Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p>—<p>GREAT …

Wine

Rome’s 9 Most Exceptional Gelaterie

Right along with opera, aqueducts, and Galileo’s theories on planetary movement, gelato is easily one of Italy’s greatest cultural contributions — and Rome is one of the best places in the country to find it. Around the city, there are more <i>gelaterie</i> as churches, displaying their beautiful arrays of …

Italy

Ten 'untranslatable' words that only exist in Italian

What's the word for the mark left on a table by a cold glass? Oh that's right, there's no word in English for that – but in Italian, on the other …

Language

Shakespeare’s Close Call with Tyranny

How the Bard dealt with despots, in art and in life.<p>From the early fifteen-nineties, at the beginning of his career, all the way through to its end, Shakespeare grappled again and again with a deeply unsettling question: How is it possible for a whole country to fall into the hands of a tyrant? “A …

History

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …

Economics

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

Italy

Ten Weird and Wonderful Facts About Artist Caravaggio

As a new exhibition exploring the influence of Caravaggio upon his followers and the birth of Caravaggism opens in London, we present some …

Why 'Boy With a Basket of Fruit' is much more than a boy with a basket of fruit

A hurried passerby might look at “Boy With a Basket of Fruit” and think the simple title says it all. But Davide Gasparotto looks at the painting, and he sees more. He sees revolution.<p>Gasparotto is senior curator of painting at the Getty Museum, where “Boy With a Basket of Fruit” is one of three …

Art

Thirteen pan-tastic facts about Rome's Pantheon

Long free to enter, Rome's iconic Pantheon will start charging visitors to enter this week. These facts might convince you the €2 ticket is worth it.

Italy

Timex - Archive Waterbury Chronograph Stainless Steel and Oiled-Canvas Watch

TimexArchive Waterbury Chronograph Stainless Steel and Oiled-Canvas Watch<p>£125 / Approx. RUB10,326.69<p>Click to Close<p>Editors' Notes<p>Size & Fit<p>Details & …

Watches

One college finally designed a liberal arts education fit for the future of work

“I consider work sacred,” Clayton Spencer, president of Bates College, said over coffee in London a few weeks ago. She wasn’t talking about her own job, though she clearly loves what she does. She was explaining her conviction that helping students find meaningful work should be an integral part of …

College & University

The silver spoon spy: how Cambridge double-agent Donald Maclean got away with it for so long

Tall, fair-haired and attractive, Maclean maintained a surface allure of charm that eventually failed to obscure the demons wrestling beneath.<p>Back in …

History

Extraordinary life of war hero and prolific poet who could be first Englishman to become Catholic saint in 50 years

John Bradburne was a war hero.<p>When thousands of British ­soldiers were taken prisoner at the fall of Singapore in 1942, he made a daring …

Literature

'When you eat a cone it is love': Five favorite gelaterias in Rome

American writer John Henderson tasted his first Italian gelato 40 years ago, and he's been eating it ever since. Now a Rome resident, he shares his …

Italy

3 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Marketing for Mobile

Encourage customers to do some of your outreach work for you.<p><i>By Kalin Kassabov, founder and CEO of ProTexting.com.</i><p>Mobile and social media are two of the biggest forces in marketing right now. People increasingly access content and sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on their mobile …

Marketing

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV

When in Venice, Don’t Think Like a Tourist

Skye McAlpine, raised in Venice, explores her city's true culinary heart in her new cookbook. Here, she shares her recommendations for experiencing a …

Italy

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

Student loan debt: What kids and their parents need to know

A guide to financing that four-year degree.<p>It's an exciting time of year for high school seniors, who, in addition to getting everything secured to graduate, are also cementing plans about what they're going to do come fall. Continuing on to college is a likely option and one that has been wildly …

Personal Finance

The English language is the world's Achilles heel

English has achieved prime status by becoming the most widely spoken language in the world – if one disregards proficiency – ahead of Mandarin …

Language Learning

Illuminating a dark age

To grasp an important chapter in the story of writing, look to western, and then eastern, Christianity<p>A LONELY monastic scribe, toiling in some …

View Article: Shedding Light on Caravaggio

<b>Shedding Light on Caravaggio</b><p>written by <b>kelih</b> / 09.28.2004<p>Section One<p>1 of 7<p>Introduction<p>This is a famous portrait of Caravaggio<p>Portrait of …

Philosophy for Beginners: A Free Introductory Course from Oxford University

Philosophy doesn't have to be daunting. Thanks to the Continuing Education program at Oxford University, you can now ease into philosophical thinking …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.<p>Made from Porphyry, a rare rock with a …

John Dowd’s Fall May Mean That Robert Mueller Is Next to Go

John Dowd’s resignation as Donald Trump’s personal attorney is another marker that the President is moving toward a war footing against Robert Mueller, the special counsel. Mueller’s mandate encompasses possible Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, and also certain other crimes …

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Public Relations