Sunil Alwani

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The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools

Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer, polyester and polyurethane, and urishi. I have poured finishes, mopped them, sprayed, brushed, burnt, rubbed, and polished. I have even experimented with <i>not</i> finishing wood …

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These Are the Best New Restaurants in the World

Turn off Istanbul’s frenetic Istiklal Street, and pull up a seat at Yeni Lokanta, the modern <i>meyhane</i> of the moment. Chef Civan Er’s small plates …

7 free apps you can use to give back

I know, I know -- you'd <i>love</i> to donate to charity, but you're short on both time <i>and</i> money.<p>Well, today's your lucky day, because you don't need either of those things to start giving back! Here are seven free apps that make giving to charity ridiculously easy -- and free.<p><b>Donate a Photo</b><p>Donate a Photo …

Say Goodbye to These Beloved Whiskies

The onset of the New Year is a time to look ahead for many, with resolutions made and goals set. But it also offers a chance to reflect. Here, it's time to look back fondly at the whiskey we lost in 2015, and to examine the ongoing occurrence of whiskey vanishing from store shelves going into the …

Best of 2015: Top 50 Photographs from Around the World

With 2015 drawing to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of our best content from the past year, including an amazing amount of truly stunning photography. Last year, we brought you a list of 37 incredible photos from 2014; this year, we're upping our game with a collection of 50 …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

I listened to more than a thousand new albums in 2015. Family and friends tell me I need to get a life—but fortunately I can block out their advice …

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The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

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Toast the New Year With These 16 Sparkling Cocktails

If your New Year's Eve plans involve a special someone or a small dinner party, a fancy bottle of Champagne (or the very best Cava or Prosecco) is in order. But if you're hosting a huge party, you probably don't want to spring for high-end bubbles for everyone. And one of the best ways to make use …

Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2016

Web design industry is an ever-changing space and there are many trends that come and go. 2015 has been another amazing year for technological advancement and we’ve seen some incredible websites.<p>You shouldn’t expect radical changes in 2016. We’ll see some current trends growing bigger, some of them …

LED Photo Clip String Lights

Light-Up your room and add your own personal touch with this set of Amazlab Led Photo Clip String Lights. Each photo-clip contains an LED that emits …

Photographing hypersexuality in the home

The narrative imposed on women’s bodies can feel relentlessly objectifying. We’re constantly confronted by the gender power asymmetry afforded by the male gaze: where women are faceless, personality-lacking creatures of body parts for consumption, and where women seem to have no control over their …

5 simple things you can do to save the world right now

1. Change up your sunscreen.<p>Sunscreen, it turns out, is killing coral reefs. Who knew? There’s a chemical in most sunscreens called oxybenzone, which …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …