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The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

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How to spot a fake designer handbag

<i>Fanny Moizant, co-founder of the website Vestiaire Collective, an online marketplace for second-hand designer clothes and accessories, tells the Telegraph how to spot a fake.</i><p>Years ago I opened my wardrobe and realised it was full of clothes I didn’t wear any more. Around that time some French …

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …

We’re obsessed with this men’s dress shoe company that’s disrupting the luxury market

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>The Stewart Penny Loafer retails for $369 and has options in both leather and suede. Paul Evans As part of an ongoing series, each week</b> …

Comfort of Apples

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Rubin<p><b><br>Nearly 100 surprising and savory recipes</b><p><b>for a favorite fruit</b><br>The idea for <i>The Comfort of Apples</i> came to chefs Philip and Lauren Rubin when, after an afternoon spent picking apples at a local orchard, they looked at each other and wondered, “What do we <i>do</i> with them?” With the …

Judy Blume Talks About The Incredible True Story Behind Her New Novel

"From [In the Unlikely Event], I would like people to take away the same idea that my father always said to me: 'Life goes on.'"<p>For the first time in seven years, Judy Blume has gifted the literary world with a brand-new addition to her already exceptional collection of books. After decades of …

Books

2016 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography: A Story of Wealth and Privilege

For now, this is the pinnacle of the luxury SUV.<p>While the world waits for the first ultra-luxurious SUVs from the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce, tycoons fancying a tall seating position are left few choices. They could drop a nearly a quarter of a million bucks on a rip-snortin’ Porsche Cayenne …

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Charles Dickens's Great-Great-Grandson: Author Was 'World's First Superstar'

The "Christmas Carol" author was a champion of the poor. "He'd been there," says Mark Charles Dickens.<p>A <i>Christmas Carol</i> is the universal story of Christmas: a tale of the triumph of compassion over mean-spiritedness, humanity over injustice and poverty. Charles Dickens could write it because he had …

How I Spent $100 a Year on Clothes

My name is Patrice and I'm a shopaholic who hasn't purchased new clothes or accessories in almost a year. Tough, right? Well, yes and no. Though I went on a no-new-clothes-for-a-year challenge, I've been able to feed my fashion habit thanks to local thrift shops. I even wrote a book, <i>Looking Fly on</i> …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

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13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

'Duck Dynasty' fans outraged over A&E's Phil Robertson punishment

The day after<p>"Duck Dynasty"star Phil Robertson was suspended from the hit A&E reality series, fans and nonfans of the series took to social media to either express their outrage at A&E for removing Robertson from the show or for airing the show in the first place.<p>Robertson was put on an indefinite …

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15 Things To Buy Now That Will Make Your Life Better In 20 Years

We love us a good Forever 21 dress or Zara shirt, the sort of thing we'll wear for a few months then swap out for something trendier. But the wiser move would be to shop for investment pieces, the kind of trusty, high-quality items that we'll still love -- and actually wear! -- in 20 years.<p>So we …

Heels and the secret fashion life of older women

At last academics have confirmed what I have always suspected – shoes are evocative, and powerfully so. And apparently an awful lot of us older women secretly skip around our homes in heels – even though we have long swapped them for flats during the day thanks to fallen arches and bunions. We will …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

22 Things Under $100 That Every Man Should Have In His Closet

Getting dressed was easy as a kid: you had an infinite array of t-shirts, you could wear shorts whenever you wanted and somehow there was no time or place in which sneakers were not appropriate.<p>Now you're a grown-up, and things are more difficult, especially if you're a guy. How do you dress like a …

The Verge fall reading list

Autumn is a great time to cozy up at home and get to all the reading you missed out on during the summer. The barbecues are over, the holidays aren't here yet, and your friends will probably believe you if you say you're "busy" this weekend. Sure, there's plenty of television to watch, too, but you …

Long Term Study Results Offer Broad Perspective On Hormone Replacement Therapy For Women

More than a decade ago the NHLBI’s Women’s Health Initiative trials overturned the conventional wisdom that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal women helped protect women from a broad spectrum of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease. The findings caused dramatic …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

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Family Mission Statement: How and Why to Create One for a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Getting married and having kids are some of the biggest events in our lives. And yet we largely slide into these significant turning points. Sure, …