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The presidential candidate has taken risks on many issues, not least by being proudly pro-EU. We must ensure that it is his vision that triumphs on 7 May<p>Sunday 23 April was a historic day for France. Neither the main rightwing party (Les Républicains) nor the leftwing Parti Socialiste are through …

Europe

How the Met Museum Influenced This Classic Fifth Avenue Apartment Photos

Reflective surfaces abound in the foyer, pulling in light from the living room to play off the Biedermier furniture and contemporary art.<p>Though designer Marshall Watson was delighted with his new project's location—in a pedigreed building with direct views of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Beaux …

Interior Design

Scientists Named This Planet Tatooine Because It's So Similar To Luke Skywalker's Home

It has twin suns.<p>Sometimes science is as strange as fiction.<p>In 2011, astronomers gazing out into the night sky identified a planet with twin suns, …

Antimatter just got a little bit less mysterious

Scientists hit a new milestone for antihydrogen<p>Antimatter, the equal-but-opposite twin of regular old stuff, is a finicky material. It’s only in the past 20 years that scientists have been able to create the simplest atoms of antimatter and keep them stable. Now they have made the first …

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region in South-East Asia

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the area, from dams to mines, was threatening wildlife survival.<p>The discoveries, published …

Naltrexone could alleviate depression symptoms in patients who relapsed while taking antidepressants

The drug naltrexone is approved for use in the treatment of opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders, but preliminary research suggests it …

How Rogue One's Plot Ties Directly into The Force Awakens

Chirrut and the planet Jedha in “Rogue One” might just have a much greater relevance to the rest of the “Star Wars” saga than they seem<p><i>(Some slight</i> …

Star Wars

Songwriter sends a speech and Patti Smith to the Nobel awards dinner in Sweden rather than attending in person<p>Bob Dylan admitted he was stunned and surprised when he was told he had won a Nobel prize because he had never stopped to consider whether his songs were literature.<p>Dylan, whose speech was …

Literature

Master Fine Art Photographers to Follow

Andreas Gursky - The Most Expensive Fine Art Photographer<p>The large-scale photos of <b>Andreas Gursky</b> are among the most expensive in the world because of …

A Charming 280-Square-Foot Crown Heights Studio

<b>Name:</b> Emily Loughlin <b><br>Location:</b> Crown Heights, Brooklyn <b><br>Size:</b> 280 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting, less than one year<p>Emily lives in the tiniest, …

Hieronymus Bosch’s Medieval Painting, “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” Comes to Life in a Gigantic, Modern Animation

For the 500-year anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch's death, the MOTI Museum in Holland commissioned a modern re-interpretation of the Dutch painter's …

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A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

These Photos of Vintage Beauty Products Are Absolutely Fascinating

With technology changing at an ever-increasing rate, it's easy to forget how far we've come in such a short period of time. According to a theory …

Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.<p><i>All photos by Masatoshi Naito, courtesy of Super Labo.</i><p>…

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12 things every home should have

These are essentials, classics and key ingredients that make up the foundation of a good home, and if you are just starting out they make a useful checklist for setting up in a new space.<p>Could you add to this list? You sure could, but 12 is a nice even number for the purposes of this post.

The former couple’s lack of social media decorum following the tabloid reveal of Swift’s new relationship with Tom Hiddleston raises the question: what are we actually doing when we untag or delete photos of our exes?<p>When I think of the pain of Calvin Harris, I flinch hardest at the Met Gala video. …

Social Media

The punk-poet genius behind Horses is finally fulfilling her wish to play Hyde Park next month. She talks about life as an outsider, New York’s scuzzy past and why she loves Peter Pan<p>Before meeting Patti Smith, I receive a few pointers: “She’s not a chitchat person. Do not be any later than …

Hyde Park

Polka Dots As Political Protest? How Artist Yayoi Kusama Started A Fashion Revolution

The Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama wants to change the world with polka dots. In the six decades that she’s spent covering every conceivable surface with brightly-colored spots, she’s come closer to achieving her goal than many people with weightier plans. A new retrospective at the Moderna Museet in …

Art

Guns N' Roses rock Wembley – archive

Miracle number one – Guns N’ Roses are still together. Miracle number two – they’re a much better band than they were a year ago.<p>Faced with the prickly dilemma of trying to remain outrageous rock’n’roll outlaws when they are adored by a vast 14 to 40 age group, the Gunners have responded with some …

War

Why 'Fake It Till You Make It' Is So Effective, According to Science | Inc.com

It took me a while before I started calling myself an author.<p>I've been writing this column for almost two years, and have reached an audience well into the millions. I'm about to finish my first book (which I've ghost written for a <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author), and I'll be publishing my own …

Leadership

18 Tweets That Basically Sum Up Shopping At Ikea

"Buying ONLY what you went to Ikea to buy is not a thing."

50 great quotes about Europe and Europeans

Chapter by chapter, our reader takes us through the story of her choices for this week’s emotionally charged playlist – from Maggie May to Springsteen’s Rosalita<p><i>Below is this week’s playlist – picked by a reader from the comments on last week’s blog, which sought songs with titles including girls’</i> …

War

These Aerial Photos Explain Why Europe Has Such A Lower Carbon Footprint Than The U.S.

The average European has about half the carbon footprint of the average American, but that isn’t necessarily because the average German is trying to be greener than someone in Montana. In part, it’s a function of sprawl; American suburbs have a hefty footprint largely because of long commutes and …

Ecstasy Could Be Sold as an FDA-Approved Drug Within 5 Years

The illegal party pill is going straight.<p>After veteran Tony Macie came back from Iraq in 2007, he was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder …

Love hotels and cuddle cafes: 22 weird and wonderful things about Japan