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Shaking it Up: Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Amsterdam

In addition to canals, museums and coffee shops, Amsterdam is also known for its bars. Primarily, the city's iconic and historic brown bars. Brown bars are cozy, full of character and usually packed with a cast of characters. But lately, there has been a different type of bar that has been growing …

What Is the European Union, Exactly?

The question is at the center of the Greek crisis.<p>In 1961, the economist Robert Mundell published a paper laying out, per the title, “A Theory of Optimum Currency Areas.” In it, he inquired about the appropriate geographic extent of a shared unit of money. Was it the world? A country? Part of a …

Economics

India Has Some Utterly Jaw-Dropping Hotels

<b>Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p><i>(photo: Samode Hotels)</i><p>Many of India's architectural wonders -- palaces, forts, and noble houses -- have been transformed into magical boutique hotels, giving travelers a unique view into the country's past. These incredible properties are at the top of our …

Ring in Chinese New Year with these recipes for pork dumplings, noodles and more

Lunar New Year — a.k.a. Chinese New Year — is celebrated on February 19, kicking off the Year of the Sheep. And that means it's time to eat some lucky foods, such as the dumplings, noodles and whole fish that Joanne Chang, chef-owner of Boston's Flour Bakery, is sharing recipes for here.<p>Dumplings …

Björk shares a dark, strange trailer for her upcoming MoMA retrospective

Black Lake will be on view at the MoMA from March 8th to June 7th, 2015<p>Beginning next month, the Museum of Modern Art will host a retrospective of Björk's expansive, multi-faceted career. The exhibit, <i>Björk</i>, will act as an experimental timeline of Björk's art, drawing from her more than 20 years as …

The Psychedelic Posters and Graphic Design of Japan's Tadanori Yokoo

One of the most well-known, influential, and transcedent artists of post-war Japan, Tadanori Yokoo has one of the best styles of psychedelic, meets …

Artist's Talk: Fujiko Nakaya – Talk at Tate Modern | Tate

Artist Fujiko Nakaya is a pioneer of installation and video art in Japan. As a member of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) that promoted a …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

David Altmejd

<b>The exhibition takes the form of a work in its own right</b>, with creatures sometimes combining the anthropomorphic and the animal: half-vegetal, …

The City of Light Shines On: 5 Reasons to Visit Paris In Winter 2015

Much has been made of the allure of Paris in springtime, and deservedly so, but those who love the inimitable city have long known of its many charms during the winter months. The unimaginable terrorist attack that struck the City of Light on January 7 with the massacre at Charlie Hebdo …

The Paris Shops You've Never Heard Of Before

If you're traveling to Paris for Couture Week, Fashion Week, or just because, you undoubtedly have cult concept shop Colette on your list of regular …

January 2015

Diversity

My Jewish Mother, My Palestinian Father and a Family Torn Apart

World Gaza Palestine Israel<p>A friend of mine has just witnessed the silent death of a little girl in one of Gaza’s frantic ­emergency rooms. She had …

How to Get Over Your Post-travel Blues

<i>kokorowashinjin / Shutterstock</i><p>Returning home after spending a few years living abroad, or even a few weeks traveling, offers much to celebrate. You have a sense of humor now that you're able to crack jokes in your native tongue (being sarcastic in a foreign language is difficult). You can binge eat …