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On my radar: Tracey Thorn’s cultural highlights

The singer and author on 70s clubland, the photography of Andreas Gursky and a musical about a Sheffield drag queen<p><b>Born in Hertfordshire in 1962, Tracey Thorn is one half of</b> <b>Everything But the Girl</b><b>. She formed the band in Hull with her now husband, Ben Watt, and they released their debut album,</b> …

Quick Vegetable Main Dishes

From a layered eggplant, zucchini and tomato casserole to a rustic vegetable tart, here are some fantastic and quick vegetable recipes.

Readers' favourite love songs: 'It still tears me up after 35 years'

From the Beatles to Nina Simone, the Cure and Iggy Pop, readers share their favourite romantic songs<p>Everyone has a song that turns them into a mushy all-out romantic.

Bauhaus, Run-DMC, Cocteau Twins, and other should’ve-been hits from 1983

On August 4, 1958, <i>Billboard</i> put Ricky Nelson’s “Poor Little Fool” atop a brand-new chart it dubbed the Hot 100. Prior to that, the industry had …

Michael Jackson

'This Is Not A Love Letter' Really Is A (Heartbreaking) Love Letter

Every now and then I read an article or essay musing about whether or not young adult literature is "too dark" — whether there's too much sex, too much violence, too much sadness. The premise of these essays is usually that teenagers exist in some pristine unspoiled state until they pick up a book …

Street Photos of Coincidences on NYC Sidewalks

Street photographer Jonathan Higbee is a master of spotting fleeting moments on the sidewalks of New York City in which things come together in …

Photography

George Orwell Creates a List of the Four Essential Reasons Writers Write

Everyone should learn to write well, I used to tell students in Composition classes, and I believed it. To write well, in a certain sense, is to …

This Controversial Trend is Back, But Better Than Ever

In the '60s and '70s there was that awful faux-wood paneling all over living rooms. Then came shiplap, beloved of Chip and Joanna. And now we're …

Home Depot

The One Trend Donatella Versace Hopes Never, Ever Returns

Donatella Versace is the latest subject of <i>Vogue</i>'s <i>73 Questions</i> series. In the video, the Italian fashion designer offers up a glimpse into her lavish …

So You Want to Read Literary Horror: Here’s Where to Start

The Remastered, Full-Color Edition<p>If you haven’t read <i>House of Leaves</i>, go grab a copy now. We’re happy to wait, it’s just that good. I’m pretty …

A $445 billion fund manager explains what everyone gets wrong about the economy

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, a fund manager with $445 billion in assets, spoke to Business Insider's Sara Silverstein about what he sees as improper measures of the US economy. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> When you look at the economic picture right …

George Orwell Reviews Salvador Dali’s Autobiography: “Dali is a Good Draughtsman and a Disgusting Human Being” (1944)

<i>Images or Orwell and Dali via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Should we hold artists to the same standards of human decency that we expect of everyone else? Should …

Another Green World: How Japanese ambient music found a new audience

<b>Over the last few years, obscure Japanese ambient classics like Hiroshi Yoshimura’s Green and Midori Takada’s Through The Looking Glass have surged</b> …

Ambient Music

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

5 Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Writers with Serious Dark Sides

<b>H. G. Wells Was a Eugenics Enthusiast with a Soft Spot for Stalin.</b><p>H. G. Wells was a real piece of work. Saying he had a dark side might be letting …

Two Experiments Show Fourth Spatial Dimension Effect

To the best of our knowledge, we humans can only experience this world in three spatial dimensions (plus one time dimension): up and down, left and …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

A Nobel Prize-winning economist thinks we’re asking all the wrong questions about inequality

America is trying to come to terms with its economic inequality. Does inequality spur growth or kill it? Is it a necessary evil—or necessarily bad? Angus Deaton, an economics professor at Princeton, and the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, is asked questions like these all the …

Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

The story of the flood as told by Mrs Noah, an introduction to the wonderful world of microbes, and gruesome tales to accompany Christmas dinner<p>Many a gorgeous gift awaits picture book fans this Christmas, including Oliver Jeffers’ <b>Here We Are</b>(HarperCollins), a heartfelt introduction of child to …

Books

The 10 best films of 2017

From The Florida Project to Paddington 2, BBC Culture film critic Nicholas Barber chooses his favourite movies of the year.

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 98 – The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (1621)

This compelling and occasionally comic study of melancholy became cult reading in the 17th century and has inspired artists from Keats to Cy Twombly<p>From the eccentric compulsion of its full title onwards (<i>The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is: With all the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostickes,</i> …

Literature

A Tale of Sadomasochism and Coffee

A romantic might lament that no American café today resembles the one in interwar Vienna where the characters of David Fogel’s novel <i>Married Life</i> …

Israel

The #1 Thing Not to Do When Washing Your Scarves

Doing laundry often enough to make sure you always have clean underwear and socks around can be a challenge unto itself. But, while we hate to pry, …

The forgotten women of the 1980s indie boom – in pictures

A new book, Untypical Girls, documents the women who refused to be cowed in the male-dominated indie scene that flourished in the 1980s – from riot grrrls to shoegazers<p>Untypical Girls by Sam Knee is out now, published by Cicada Books

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Bill Gates

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Self-improvement

Louis Vuitton’s Traveling Exhibit Lands in New York With a Fantastic Display of Trunks, Trinkets, and Oscars Gowns

“The art of travel” is Louis Vuitton’s unofficial tagline, but on Friday, the house will embark on its most epic expedition yet: a journey through time. The New York leg of its traveling exhibition, “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez—Louis Vuitton,” has landed in Lower Manhattan, a visual chronicle of the …

Street Artist Turns Buildings into Gigantic Butterfly Specimen Cases

France-based street artist Mantra transforms multi-story buildings into gigantic butterfly specimen cases in a series of clever, trick-of-the-eye 3D murals. The enormous, hyper-realistic butterflies appear to be set within wooden-framed boxes, recessed into the side of each building. Long shadows …

Streetwear