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Time Travel Is Real. Here Are the People and Spacecraft Who Have Done It

Carl De Torres<p><b>To get ahead</b> in life, spend some time on the International Space Station. Why? Well, according to the theory of relativity, astronauts …

My Recent Visit to the Irving Penn Exhibit "Assignment"

My recent visit to the Irving Penn exhibit "Assignment " at Pace McGill gallery in NY was a real shock. I expected to see Penn's famous <i>Vogue</i> photos of his wife Lisa, and his favorite model Jean Patchett and his colored still life's, but I certainly did not expect to see what was there when I opened …

Food Craze: 8 Of The Best Ramen Spots In NYC

So, you've tried ramen once or twice, maybe you've even gotten your hands on the infamous ramen burger. If you like what you tried, then you'll go …

New York City

Les 10 clips de la semaine (143)

Sublime Florent Marchet, MGMT, The Weeknd, Mazzy Star, de l’espace, de l’étrange, du nu, du neuf : les 10 clips de la semaine.<p><b>Florent Marchet</b> <i>Apollo 21</i><p>…

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

32 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Fall

There are crisp days perfect for walks in the park, hot apple cider from local farmer's markets, and football.<p>There are also tons of events and festivals, from the New York City Marathon to the Wine & Food Festival.<p>Autumn officially starts this Sunday on the 22nd, so get ready for the new season …

New York City

8 Of The Most Exotic Burgers NYC Has To Offer

Although you might be familiar with the some of the best burgers in the city, you probably haven't experienced some of the most exotic and eclectic …

Things to do in New York: Great days out in the city

<b>RECOMMENDED: New York neighborhood guides</b><p>Horizon-expanding New York neighborhoods<p>Things to do<p>Manhattan: Harlem<p>Head north for top-notch jazz, tasty …

18 Must See Netflix Movies (and some TV) for September 2013 (list)

Summer might be over but before any of your favorite TV shows are back on the air, make sure to catch up on some Netflix movies! Our selection will …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Food

Untapped Cities Guide to the Top 10 Spots for Small Bites in Flushing

Throughout the past several decades, Flushing, Queens has become one of the largest and fastest growing ethnic Chinese diasporas outside of Asia, …

Les vingt noms de la rentrée electro

Gesaffelstein, Clara Moto, Deltron 3030, RJD2… Vingt bonnes raisons de se plonger dans la rentrée electro.<p>Nous vous avons déjà prévenu : <b>Gesaffelstein</b> …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette, an instructive illustrated book by Nathan W. Pyle

"NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette," an illustrated guide to life and etiquette in New York City. By Nathan W. Pyle.<p>This guy got a book deal from posting …

Ask a Slave, funny web video history series

"Ask a Slave" is great stuff. [Video Link] to one episode, and the entire web series is here. Actor/comedian Azie Mira Dungey once worked as a …

Don’t Be Boring: How To Write A Cover Letter That Can Get You The Job

If you want to land a gig, you have to prove it on the page. Let’s see how to do that by examining Slate editor Katherine Goldstein’s hiring pain points.<p>“Many young people seem to have no idea how to apply for a job,” laments <i>Slate</i> editor Katherine Goldstein.<p>Whenever an entry-level gig opens up, …

Employment

Vintage Photos: The Bronx in the 1930-40s

1930s and 1940s cars parked in the Bronx Zoo (1947).<p>These vintage photos of the Bronx lend to its storied history, far before the days of the …

For Cambodian Food in NYC, Delicious Num Pang Sandwich Shop is One of Few Choices

Were there not a line of hungry and loyal customers waiting in front of Num Pang Sandwich Shop’s window, you might easily pass by this little …

Elle & lui : 50 duos inoubliables (4/5)

Des “mariages au paradis” : Nancy & Lee, Nick & Kylie, Charlotte & Beck, R.E.M., Drugstore & Thom, quatrième épisode de notre série consacrée aux …

The best book readings and things to do in New York this fall

Photograph: Shane LeonardThe best book readings and things to do in New York this fall: Stephen King<p>Photograph: John LucasThe best book readings and …

50 Street Foods That Make NYC Great (in 60 Seconds)

Incredible Charcoal Drawings Textured with Scalpel Blades and Sandpaper

Scottish artist Douglas McDougall creates fantastically photorealistic drawings using charcoal as his primary medium but then he textures each work using scalpel blades, sharply cut erasers and coarse sandpaper. The detail to each piece is mind-blowing, especially when it comes to facial hair and …

Drawing

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Brian Tsao's Flushing

Brian Tsao grew up in Flushing, Queens, with a Chinese father and Korean mother, and he still lives there today; the great selection of food is just one reason. So it's no surprise to anyone who dines at Mira Sushi and Izakaya that the menu mirrors his multi-ethnic background. Tsao, who is 28 and …

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250m

Paul Farhi, at the Washington Post:<p>The Washington Post Co. has agreed to sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon.com founder and chief executive …

Wacky art project: “Every Bodega in Manhattan”

In an unfathomable show of patience and tenacity, photographer Gail Quagliata is taking on the immense project of capturing each and every deli on …

Top 10 : les tubes de l'été 2013

On n’a plus trop de nouvelles de Charly et Lulu. On s’est donc permis de vous proposer un classement des dix chansons qui font ou feront l’été 2013.<p><b>1</b> …

The absolute best restaurants in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Gary He<p>Restaurants, American creative<p>Eleven Madison Park<p>Swiss chef Daniel Humm still mans the kitchen post-revamp at this …