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You'll Never Make Lasagna Any Other Way

<i>By Andy Baraghani</i><p>Don't mess with me when it comes to ragùs — I've got a few opinions.<p>Growing up, I would flip through cookbooks looking to find as …

_Vogue'_s Guide to the New Nightlife Scene in Paris

Paris is famous for food and fashion, of course, but lately, a new crop of clubs is bringing buzz to the city’s nightlife scene. There are so many new spots that Parisiens are saying <i>ça bouge</i> (French for “it's moving”), and we divided our guide into four distinct categories: super-exclusive clubs, …

France

Makings Habits That Last | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Maneesh Sethi.</i><p>Getting a call from the Travel Channel was the best thing that ever happened for my diet. And …

Keeping it Simple in the Cyclades: Ios

As a new generation of Greeks reclaim their heritage, they’re looking past overtouristed islands like Mykonos to quiet stunners such as <b>Ios</b>.<p>Reachable only by boat (including a daily ferry from Santorini), this 42-square-mile island in the Cyclades archipelago largely retains its traditional way of …

How To Write Emails That Will Actually Get A Response

Here are 10 tips to keep you out of that dreaded "Maybe they didn't get it???" inbox purgatory.

Not Dead Yet: Stop Saying Fashion Blogs Are Over!

Photographed by Bek Andersen.<p>Fashion bloggers aren’t what they used to be. Ever since street-style power couple Garance Doré and Scott Schuman broke …

How Rihanna Does "Neutrals"

Hot pink is one of those colors you typically throw on for a special occasion. It hasn't really reached that wear-everywhere level — until now. As …

Street-Style Photography: Is This The End?

Photographed by Mark Iantosca.<p>Goodbye, street style; hello... “peep style?”<p>That’s what <i>The Guardian</i> dubs a new kind of street-fashion photography: a …

You Can Now Make $$ As A Designer — Yes, YOU

<b>Update:</b>Since it's inception, Tinker Tailor's been on the brink of all things digital, fashionable, and, well, awesome. But, now with the addition of …

Get Motivated — It Only Takes 2 Seconds

There are days where whatever you're up against seems <i>impossible</i>. Your jog, that project at work, finally writing those thank you notes — nothing you …

How To Eat On Only $4 A Day

Is it possible to feed yourself with $4 a day? If you asked us, we'd say sure, so long as we could stick to a steady menu of rice and beans. But, …

Think You Could Never Be A Millionaire? Think Again

Many people believe that — while it’d certainly be nice — they’ll never become millionaires. That it’s an utterly unattainable dream.<p>The truth is, …

The Great Philosophers 7: Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she …

DKNY Debuts A Ramadan Collection, & It's Pretty Darn Beautiful

For anyone who's ever attended any religious ceremony of any denomination, there's generally one style rule that applies: keep it PG — shoulders …

When Your Boss Is Too Nice

Yes, it can be pleasant to work for someone who is kind and thoughtful but there’s a difference between bosses who are pleasant to work for and those who avoid conflict at all costs. Managers in the latter category don’t give tough feedback, shy away from going to bat for their teams, and give in …

Make Hand-Free Instagram Videos With iPhone Accessibility Features

I love the press-to-shoot feature of Instagram’s video mode: it stops you from making one long boring take to fill up that eight seconds or however long it is that you get. But maybe you <i>want</i> to make a boring one-shot clip, or you’re planning on making the world’s shortest remake of Hitchcock’s <i>Rope.</i> …

Accessibility

8 Libido-Boosting Recipes Perfect For Sexy Time

Summer is the perfect time to find a relationship, whether you're looking for a fling or <i>the one</i>. And, with it comes a little wining and dining. But, …

Contemplating A Career Change? You'll Wanna Read This

<i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum earning potential? Enter:</i> …

College & University

Where to Find the Perfect Croissants in Paris

As dawn breaks in Paris, doughy smells permeate the air, and locals line up at neighborhood <i>boulangeries</i> for freshly baked croissants to enjoy alongside their morning coffee–and as an afternoon <i>goûter</i>, or snack.<p>These yeast-leavened pastries from Vienna—known there as <i>viennoiserie</i>s—reportedly arrived …

I Heart My City: Beth’s Hong Kong

Native Chicagoan <b>Beth Williams</b> caught the travel bug after spending half a year in Japan during college. After graduation, she missed Asia so much she just had to go back. A gig teaching English brought her to <b>Hong Kong</b>, where she’s lived for the past two years. Armed with her camera and …

10 Creative (And Surprising!) Uses For Baking Soda

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>Sure, everything changes once you become a mom, but that doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. Elizabeth Street, an</i> …

Death By A Thousand Small Purchases: A True Story

Photographed by Sara Haile.<p><i>UPDATE: This story was originally published on July 9.</i><p>"I’m blessed to be in an awesome financial position: No credit card …

Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing

In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules of writing published in <i>The New York Times</i> nearly a decade earlier, <i>The Guardian</i> reached out to some of today’s most celebrated authors and asked them to each offer his or her rules. My favorite is <b>Zadie Smith’</b>s list — an exquisite balance …

How To Truly Change Your Life This Year

It's two weeks into the New Year, and perhaps the passion you had for your annual resolution has fallen as flat as that leftover Champagne. We're not …

Diets

6 Reasons You're Not Saving Enough — And How To Change It

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum</i> …

Personal Finance

These Stylish Iranian Women Won't Let A Dress Code Hold Them Back

Iran isn't exactly known to the Western world as a hotbed of inspiring trends in fashion. Under Islamic law, women must dress modestly in loose-fitting clothing that doesn't draw attention to their figures, with a hijab at least partially covering their hair. Dark colors are encouraged so as not to …

This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

Marilyn Monroe’s Unpublished Poems: The Complex Private Person Behind the Public Persona

Did you ever begin <i>Ulysses</i>? Did you ever finish it? <b>Marilyn Monroe</b> (June 1, 1926–August 5, 1962) did both. She took great pains to be photographed reading or holding a book — insistence born not out of vain affectation but of a genuine love of literature. Her personal library contained four hundred …