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Home Sweet Home

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>For those of us who can’t even keep succulents alive in our homes, magazines like ELLE DECOR induce us into a state …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

The Week in Review: The Evolution of Marriage Equality

Inside Flipboard / June 27, 2014<p>Though it’s been a year since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), both …

On the Red Couch with Style Icon Garance Doré

<i>The fashion industry is like a walled garden: beautiful inside, full of exotic and towering specimens holding court. Perched on a hedge you’ll find</i> …

Celebrity Style

What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

<i>It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far</i> …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Gun Control

Pictures of the Week 8.7.14

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Research suggests fruit flies could be responsible for wine's pleasant aromas — Jamie Goode's wine blog

Could fruit flies be responsible for the nice smell of most wines? This is a really interesting idea suggested by a research paper just published in …

Wine-Searcher. Human race only please ...

To keep Wine-Searcher running smoothly, we've added some extra security measures to make sure you are a real person and not a robot. Please complete …

Is Wine-Tasting Junk Science?

In <i>Don Quixote</i>, Cervantes tells the story of two brothers who claim to be excellent judges of wine.<p>They are given a wine to taste and each pronounces it excellent. One brother notes, however, that its perfection is marred by a vague taste of leather. The other disagrees, observing that the only flaw …

Wine News

New luxury hotel and restaurant opens in Sauternes...<p>Ten Bordeaux estates confiscated by police...<p>Private equity firm in exclusive talks to buy …

Wine News

Inspired by England manager, Gareth Southgate...<p>Krug launches ‘tracks on tracks’...<p>Audits of retailers and restaurants find false and misleading …

Collapsed UK firm Premier Cru transfers wine customers to Cult Wines

Stricken Premier Cru Wine Investments Ltd has offered its customers transfers to rival investment firm Cult Wines, which has proposed using the …

Badly kept wine ‘ages’ four times faster

Wine that has been stored in a dark room at home ‘ages’ significantly faster than when stored in a professional cellar, research has found.<p>Doing it …

Salt Cod Croquettes

Known as <i>bolinhos</i> in Portuguese ("little cakes"), these croquettes are Daniel Boulud's take on a classic Brazilian bar food. Crispy on the outside and …

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

The 2012 Forbes Fictional 15

It’s a great time to be imaginary. The characters that make up this year’s edition of the Forbes Fictional 15, our annual listing of fiction’s richest, boast an aggregate net worth of $209.5 billion. That’s up a stunning 59% from last year — and it’s enough cash to give $30 to every (real) person …