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The #Byzantine Churches of #Istanbul, Prof. Thomas Mathews, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University https://t.co/14D91Iavzi

What Do Women in Other Markets Really See When They Watch a Nike Ad? We Asked Them

In a recent Nike ad about equality, created by Wieden + Kennedy, a conviction-laden voice says, “Opportunity does not discriminate.” In the …

A Guide to Storing Your Watches

There will come a time when you will need to keep a watch in storage. It may be a watch you rarely wear, a speculative purchase waiting to be …

Watches

America’s democracy has become illiberal

Two decades ago, I wrote an essay in Foreign Affairs that described an unusual and worrying trend: the rise of illiberal democracy. Around the world, dictators were being deposed and elections were proliferating. But in many of the places where ballots were being counted, the rule of law, respect …

Political Science

Someone is reading out the entire internet to Julian Assange

Ecuador has confirmed that it has cut Julian Assange's internet access at the country's embassy in London.<p>But the WikiLeaks founder should not …

Emilie de Ravin claims American Airlines employee 'forcefully' grabbed her

"Once Upon a Time" star Emilie de Ravin has a scathing review of one American Airlines employee after she says the worker grabbed her at LAX.<p>The 32-year-old new mom, who welcomed daughter Vera in March, took to Twitter on Thursday to publicly ask for the employee's dismissal.<p>RELATED: 'Once Upon a …

Joe Jonas Has Picked Up Fans at His Concerts — But Sometimes ‘It Bites You in the Ass’

A fangirl’s dream! <b>Joe Jonas</b> revealed that he’s picked up fans at his own concerts but things don't always go smoothly.<p>During his appearance on <i>Watch</i> …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Forget Obama, John Maynard Keynes Predicted Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders

It’s no major insight at this point to say that the presidential campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump signal something amiss within the electorate. Voters are plainly mad about something, and the something is likely economic. Does anyone seriously believe Trump and Sanders would be part of …

Economics

6. Duke Nukem Forever's Holsom Twins

Duke Nukem Forever as a whole was an ugly, ugly game. In tone, content, and visuals, there wasn't one part of the entire experience that felt fun in …

What video games get wrong about love and sex

Let’s say I want to know what love is ... and I want something to show me. I could listen to pop music. I would discover that love is the greatest thing. It’s a drug. It’s something you can’t hurry. Apparently it’s thicker than water, which doesn’t really tell me much, other than love will be …

Relationships

Something for the weekend, sir? The latest in sex tech

Today’s entrepreneurial generation might not have invented sex, but they have invented bluetooth-connected sex toys.<p>Robina Gibb scoured Los Angeles’s Sexual Health Expo in January, exploring some of the market’s most innovative and intimate devices, from electronic stimulators for couples to …

Sexual Health

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

Celebrate the Body In Its Most Sacred Form - Yoga Undressed - Nude Yoga History

The History of Naked Yoga<p><i>The soul, like the moon</i><p><i>is new and always new again</i><p><i>and I have seen the ocean</i><p><i>continuously creating.</i><p><i>Since I washed my mind</i><p><i>and</i> …

Why Every Man Should Study Classical Culture | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been following the Art of Manliness for awhile now, you’ve likely caught on to the influence that the classical cultures of Greece and Rome …

Ancient History

The Isle of Sark -- Europe's Last Medieval Feudal State Is a Stone's Throw From Normandy

You're right off the coast of Normandy, a speck of land in the cold waters of the Channel between France and England. A mere 25 miles west of the Cherbourg Peninsula of France, and 80 miles south of the British coast. A steep-sided and car-free paradise.<p><b>The Isle of Sark</b> is one of the few remaining …

European Travel

7 Signs He'll Be Bad in Bed

I’ve had bad sex numerous times. One ex-boyfriend treated my vag like a hole in the wall — and he went drilling! Another confused it with my butthole (ouch!). But my worst sexual experience was with my ex: he lacked passion and desire, and was <i>so</i> lazy that he always wanted me on top.<p>Unfortunately, I …

Fox News is smarter than Jeb Bush: It’s not good to get schooled by Laura Ingraham

Megyn Kelly and Laura Ingraham use common sense to put a GOP favorite on the defensive. Why do pols never learn?<p>When Jeb Bush told Fox News' Megyn Kelly that he'd still invade Iraq, even “knowing what we do now,” it did more than raise a few eyebrows. It turned Laura Ingraham, of all people, into a …

Reading Diodorus through Photius: The Case of the Sicilian Slave Revolts | Pfuntner | Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies

The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat …

My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>For most of my life, a God that was “real” seemed a contradiction in terms. Every idea of God I had ever encountered seemed either physically impossible or so vague as to be empty. I was an …

“Has America gone crazy?”

It’s a question that dogs me wherever I travel abroad — and one for which I increasingly have no easy answer<p>Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live …

14 Reasons to Wear a Watch

Because everyone has his reasons for what's on his wrist.<p>Because everyone has his reasons for what's on his wrist.

Watches

The Dress Watch Guide — Gentleman's Gazette

Just because James Bond wore a Submariner with a dinner jacket doesn’t mean you should. A dress watch is the most elegant of watches. It has one …

Watches

A Philadelphia Restaurant Is Tip-Shaming LeSean McCoy After He Tipped A Server 20 Cents

If there’s one thing that really bothers me in this world, one thing that really grinds my gears, it’s tip-shaming. Also, people who leave crappy tips. So this LeSean McCoy story is everything you hate about restaurants and tipping. Hooray!<p>If you’re to believe this Facebook post by the PYT bar in …

Best of Watch Concepts in 2013

It was the year of the iWatch and then some! Three innovative approaches to the fabled watch from the house of Apple; with similar yet distinct …

Sexist, Juvenile Stage Acts Stun The Crowd At Big Tech Conference

TechCrunch Disrupt is a notable technology conference that draws speakers like Mark Zuckerberg and startup judges like Marissa Mayer.<p>Today, two presentations took the audience by surprise. One was called Titstare, an app two hackers called "titillating" and the "breast app ever." The founders, who …

Disrupt NY