Amy S

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What happened to Jewish survivors who stayed in the former East Germany after the Holocaust?

When Marianna Salzmann decided to write a play about the Jewish experience in the former East Germany – or the GDR, as it was known – she wanted to work out some issues that she herself was grappling with.<p>“I was just looking for my roots,” says Salzmann. “And the play was a way to find out about …


New DIY Craft Project: How to Make the Cutest Boy's Bowtie (in time for Easter) - Paper and Stitch

<b>A guest post tutorial from Jessica of</b> <b>Living the Swell Life</b><b>.</b><p>Last weekend I made a little bow tie for our son’s Easter outfit, and since then I can’t …

How to Taste Chocolate

Now that the Accidental Locavore has her tasting partner, Julie Flanders, we've moved on from croissants to everyone's favorite -- chocolate. Spurred on by a wonderful selection sent to me from Kallari and a lesson in chocolate tasting at the recent Taste Trekkers conference (more about that soon), …


37 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes For Thanksgiving

Your oven can do some pretty great things when it doesn't have to spend four hours roasting a giant bird. Great, vegetable-y, cheesy things.

How the Towie look took over Britain

Fake tan, false lashes, sculpted brows and big hair – the high-maintenance style of The Only Way is Essex has taken hold across the country. So what does this tell us about our shifting attitudes to beauty?<p>When The Only Way Is Essex finally reaches the end of its run – the show is now in its 10th …

The Green Machine

Makes 2 Servings<p>One sip, and you'll understand why this juice recipe is called "green machine."<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Granny Smith apples, halved, cored, finely chopped<p>1 3'-piece-English hothouse cucumber, finely chopped<p>1 cup (packed) fresh spinach<p>3/4 cup brewed green tea, room temperature<p>1/4 cup fresh …


Bo Diddley’s Guide To Survival: ‘If you don’t have no money, just smell right’

From @chunklet on Twitter comes this wonderful but unsourced (and possibly unsourceable?) news clipping detailing pioneering rock guitarist Bo …

Bo Diddley

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.<p>These photos would have been taken during what is generally known as the golden age of geisha.<p>(via)


Michael Peto's archive - in pictures

Michael Peto was one of Britain's greatest photojournalists, photographing the greats of the 1950s and 60s and documenting everyday life<p>Michael Peto Photographs: Mandela to McCartney <i>is on from 17 September 2013 to 31 May 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London (</i> <i></i> <i>). For more</i> …

25 Tasty Hamburger Alternatives That Are Actually Good For You

Obviously, fatty beef hamburgers rule. But red meat should be a special treat because it isn't that great for us.

The 10 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Oneohtrix Point Never, of Montreal

It’s Friday, which means that it’s nearly the weekend, and also that it’s time to look back at the best new music we’ve heard over the last few days. …

Listen to Diplo’s earth-shattering new song, “Revolution”

Even though his Major Lazer project just released <i>Free The Universe</i>, superstar producer Diplo is back with his own solo material. Due out October 8th …

18 Foods You Could Be Eating Out Of A Cone

Don't ask questions.

Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …