Ellen Csordas

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Family of Henrietta Lacks finally gets rights to her cells, 62 years after they were taken

While 31-year-old Henrietta Lacks laid in a hospital bed, dying of cervical cancer, doctors took two samples of the tumor cells growing inside her. 62 years later, those cells are still growing and have served as the foundation for countless experiments, including vaccine development and drug …

The Bold Lipstick That Anyone Can Rock

Bright lipstick can feel like one of the most daunting beauty products. Not only does it draw extra attention to your face, but one false swipe or unflattering color choice and it seems like your whole look is ruined. That potential for beauty disaster is enough to keep even the most adventurous of makeup lovers (myself included) away from bold lips.<p>Somehow Laqa & Co. must have heard our lipstick woes when they partnered with us to develop this duo of easy-to-use Lil’ Lip fat lip pencils. These …

This Week in Recipes

Appetizers & Condiments<p>Raspberry Rhubarb Ginger Jam<br>• Balsamic Barbecue Sauce<br>• Asian Cucumber, Celery, and Avocado Salad<br>• Hot Pepper Relish<br>• Grilled Romaine Hearts with Buttermilk-Dill Dressing<p>Mains<p>Baby Back Ribs With Mojo Barbecue Sauce<br>• Cajun Chicken Fritters<br>• Easy Beef Carpaccio with Arugula<br>• Sweet and Spicy …

Cool Pizza Bean Bag Chair For Pizza-Lovers

Pizza! We all love pizza! Can you imagine your life without it? Pizza was originally invented in the ancient times by the Romans and Arabs, then it …

17 Hybrid Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind

Dominique Ansel has blessed us with the Cronut, a croissant-doughnut crossbreed. If such a wonderful thing exists, what other hybrid pastry possibilities are there?

Old World Meets Modern-Day: The NoMad Hotel

If you’re not going at Christmas time, spring is the season to take on Manhattan. There’s no shortage of spectacular hotels, but there’s always room …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Flavors

A Sandwich a Day: Falafel at the Falafel Shop

In this great city of ours, one could eat a different sandwich every day of the year—so that's what we'll do. Here's A Sandwich a Day, our daily look at sandwiches around New York. Got a sandwich we should check out? Let us know. <i>—The Mgmt.</i><p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches …

34 Grandmothers Around The World And What They Cook

Who run the world? Grams.<p>This wonderful photography project comes from Gabriele Galimberte, who works with Riverboom, a Swiss publishing group of journalists and photographers. From the website's introduction:<p><i>Gabriele Galimberti pays homage to all the grandmothers in the world and to their love for</i> …