Charlotte Lourdes

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Silva - Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant in North Iceland

Silva is the only vegetarian and vegan restaurant in North Iceland.<p>It’s actually the only vegan restaurant outside of Reykjavik! Silva is a vegan and …

21 Vegetarian Dishes for When Cooking Doesn't Fit In Your Agenda

On the most frantic, things-flying-through-the-air days, I make careful hour-by-hour to-do lists. But no matter how detailed they are, I often forget to take into account that I have to feed myself. And if I want to cook, cooking takes time—as does getting groceries, and scrubbing dishes. Petition …

Harvest Salad | 5 a Day Dish

Easy Cocktails: 35 Simple, 3-Ingredient Drinks to Make at Home

It can be fun to watch a bartender carefully add a litany of ingredients to a mixing glass: layers of different spirits, unusual liqueurs, custom tinctures, bizarre bitters. A bar is a great place to get familiar with unusual bottles and sample drinks that take a more effort than just opening the …

10 Tips to Nail Your At-Home Cocktail Game

One of the most frequent questions people ask me in regard to being a craft bartender is, "Where do you find inspiration to come up with new drinks?" Usually this question comes from journalists or aspiring talents within the food and beverage industry, and I often find that they feel as though my …

Creativity

The Perfect Martini Requires 50 Stirs and It's Worth It

Audrey Saunders of the famed Pegu Club taught us how to make the perfect martini. Learn her magic.<p>The <i>Mad Men</i> days of the three-martini power lunch are over but the martini is still the sexiest drink around. It’s also one of the simplest to make. Yet for the martini’s simplicity (real martinis only …

Martinis

The 8 Most Common Gin Styles and the Best Bottles to Buy

Somnolent British grannies, pine tree aromas, "Mother's Ruin"—gin brings to mind many incongruous images. Given the diverse range of styles in which the spirit is produced, it's no surprise that gin is the most commonly used liquor in cocktails, by far. And that's partly thanks to gin's …

Alcohol

Courtney Barnett streams debut album online – listen

'Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit' is released on March 23<p>Courtney Barnett is streaming her new album ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, …

Courtney Barnett

Why It’s Still Important to Shoot In Black And White

I’ve just read a comment from a photographer who said it’s time to stop shooting in black and white. He claimed we don’t see the world in black and …

Taxi Driver Captures Black-and-White Portraits of His Most Eclectic Passengers

The life of a taxi driver can be a strange one… to put it mildly. South Wales native Mike Harvey found this out first hand when he decided to take up …

An Interview With Antoine D’Agata - Photographs by and interviews with Antoine D'Agata | LensCulture

<i>Antoine D’Agata is an itinerant figure: a photographer, a film-maker, a world wanderer, a member of Magnum Photos. As an artist, he is most widely-known for his graphic and intense images (some of which can be seen above). But during a brief sit-down with LensCulture managing editor Alexander</i> …

Faceted Classification

Silent Light

Ethnography

International Development Is Selfish Work

At a certain point, I think that everyone faces the same question -- is what I'm doing meaningful?<p>I have always wanted to use my life to help people, but on the road to adulthood, the challenge has been in finding a way to make my passions profitable -- both financially and socially.<p>As the daughter …

Profit

The Forgotten Films from our Favourite Directors

What if you were tasked with organising the running order for the greatest movie marathon of all time? You’d brainstorm names of some of the most …

Sofia Coppola

Father John Misty shares new song ‘Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)’ – listen

It features on his forthcoming LP 'I Love You, Honeybear'<p>https://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=3929393931001<b><br>Father John Misty</b> has shared …

Recommended reading

Also known as “things I wish I had time to read farther than the abstract but I am occupied wiping drippy noses, cooking chicken nuggets, and …

Before 'Serial,' A Dark Photographer Named Weegee Led An Obsession With Crime

On October 3, 2014, "This American Life" producer Sarah Koenig began telling a very specific story. She introduced public radio listeners to a man named Adnan Syed, who may or may not have been wrongly convicted of killing his former girlfriend, an 18-year-old Baltimore resident named Hae Min Lee, …

How Afghanistan Vets Are Trying To Cultivate Peace Through Saffron

When you think of saffron, dark red strands from Spain or Iran may come to mind. But the delicate spice, one of the most expensive and labor-intensive in the world, grows well in another country long plagued by conflict: Afghanistan.<p>Rumi Spice, a small, enterprising company in Brighton, Mass., is …

Murakami

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

The Books You Think Every Intelligent Person Should Read: Crime and Punishment, Moby-Dick & Beyond (Many Free Online)

While I normally try not to get involved with comments on web sites (you know what I mean), I'd rather get involved with the comments of some web …

Top 10 Reasons Why You Can't Lose Belly Fat

Abdominal obesity which is also known as a belly fat is a problem that many people fight with! This difficulty is located around the abdomen and the …

The 1980s: five playlists to define the decade

We challenged readers to come up with a playlist of 10 tracks to ‘explain’ the 1980s to those who are too young to have fully experienced them first hand. Here are five of the best efforts<p>Last week we asked readers to create a playlist of 10 songs – either on YouTube or Spotify – that they’d play …

18 Bands to Check Out From South by Southwest 2014

From punk screamers to electronic pranksters, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.<p>Gaga's vomit; Tyler's riot—the headlines can make it seem like the South by Southwest music festival exists for already-famous musicians to grab even more publicity. But despite the attention-getting …

LIFE’s Classic Photo Essay That Shined a Harsh Light on Heroin Addiction

“While there’s life, there’s hope.”<p>That was the original motto of a magazine that for more than 100 years documented the lives of people around the …

Lust and Marriage: Sweet, Sexy Portraits of Steve McQueen and Neile Adams

Steve McQueen and his wife, Neile, Palm Springs, 1963.<br>John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>1 of 3<p>We live in an age filled with <i>way</i> too much …

Steve McQueen