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Feud: The Craziest Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Stories That Didn’t Make the Show

Scandalous affairs, blackmail, and even more Oscar drama.<p>Together, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis accumulated more than 200 film credits, enacting all manner of high drama onscreen over the course of their storied, Oscar-winning careers. So it is a testament to their audacious personalities and …

Hollywood

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

How to raise a rock star, by Dave Grohl's mum

From Nirvana to Foo Fighters, Virginia Grohl knows what it’s like to be the mother of a rock star. Now she’s written a book comparing notes with other rock mothers including Pharrell Williams’ and Michael Stipe’s<p>What is it like to be the mum of a rock star? Is the strongest feeling pride at seeing …

Music

16 Supremely Stylish Gyms from Around the World

From Singapore to Las Vegas to Brentwood, these chic fitness centers will inspire you to hit the gym<p>It’s not just about the workout. Gyms around the country are stepping up their aesthetics by tapping leading designers to create their spaces. Here are <i>AD</i>'s top picks.

Hotels

GQ's Best New Restaurants in America 2017

After exploring everything from neo-Nordic in Brooklyn to Korean pizza in Minneapolis to ecstatic Mexican food in LA, GQ’s Brett Martin knows the 10 restaurants you need to visit in the U.S. this year.<p>I was sitting in the courtyard at Salazar when I finally felt the spark. This was in Frogtown, an …

Restaurants

Britt Robertson Is Your Next Girlboss

If you search for #Girlboss in Instagram, you will find almost 5.5 million results. What began as the title of Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso’s 2014 best-selling autobiography has become a beacon, an inspirational slogan for millennial women hoping to harness their own innate power, take charge …

Storytelling

These GIFs Bring Massive Tornados to Life

Tilden, Nebraska on July 17, 2015. Mike Hollingshead<p>The first storm Mike Hollingshead chased almost killed him. On May 16, 1999, Hollingshead set out …

Climate

Celebrating Science on Earth Day Around the World: Pictures

Green Books for Eco-Minded Kids and Parents

If you’re concerned about the environment, or an advocate of green living, it’s likely that you want your child to learn about these issues too.<p>These …

Parenting

Here’s How to Celebrate & Curate Earth Day on Flipboard

April 22nd is Earth Day, a global celebration to encourage environmental and climate literacy. The 2017 edition also coincides with the first-ever March for Science rally and teach-in taking place at the National Mall in Washington, DC. Scientists and aficionados will be participating to defend the …

Top 10 books about trees

From Dante to John Clare and James Joyce, matters arboreal have inspired many writers. These are among the choicest specimens<p>Every kind of tree has its own, distinctive silhouette, but I especially like the wave-shaped branches of the ashes, the open-armed oaks, wispy birches, orderly alders and …

Literature

How Bugs and Other Critters are Saving Vineyards

Sustainable, organic and biodynamic farming practices are using insects and animals in innovative ways to shape their vineyards and care for the …

Wine

10 Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands That Are Actually Chic AF

Good for the environment, good for your closet.<p>At a time when the perfect outfit is just one click away, the high demand for trendy clothing has become a major problem for the earth. Landfills are piling up with unwanted garments in earth-damaging materials, and the inhumane manufacturing process …

Clothing

Just in Time for Earth Day—3 Ethical, Sustainable Shoe Labels That Are Actually Chic

In fashion’s long, storied history, sustainability is a relatively new chapter—maybe even just a few pages. Once reserved for hemp necklaces, canvas shoes, and all-beige everything, ethical fashion has nonetheless come a long way. Heads of luxury groups are voicing their concerns about global …

Sustainability

The Scary Consequences of Old Electronics

Have you ever thought about what happens when you get rid of your old phone? Electronic waste may not be a splashy cause, but it's a necessary one. …

Sustainability

Why shopping should be a last resort

<b>Toronto illustrator Sarah Lazarovic's Buyerarchy of Needs urges people to consider other options before hitting the mall.</b><p>Sarah Lazarovic does a …

The 46 Best Coastal Towns in America

There are not one, but two beaches where wild horses roam free.<p>While a shore vacation may involve the same types of R&R (enjoying a lovely view, …

Beaches

They Got It From Their Mama: 17 Superfashionable Mother-Daughter Duos

Despite her sometimes-questionable clothing choices, we must admit: our mothers basically built the foundation for our love of fashion. From where to shop for classic pieces to how to dress for an interview, she was always ready with an A-plus solution, and she wasn't the only lady to pass down her …

Fashion

Pictures of the Week 4.20.17

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Snow Totals: Resorts with the Most Snowfall this Season

There’s no denying the 2016-2017 winter season has been monumental. Historical snowfall fell at many resorts and created record-breaking snow totals. …

Prince Without Permission

It is important — and always devastating — to remember that Prince died alone. He had probably also been in great pain that evening. But there was, as far as we know, nobody around to help him.<p>A few weeks before he died, Prince and I talked on the phone for an hour, because he unexpectedly wanted …

Music Industry

Suitcase GPS? Scented bags? Collapsible sunglasses? The latest travel gadgets.

At the International Travel Goods Show, held this month in Las Vegas, I saw the future of travel. We will always know the whereabouts of our checked luggage. We will sleep as comfortably on planes as kittens in a basket. And we will never again experience the horror of watching our gadgets power …

Washington Post

Apps for Refugees

How technology helps in a humanitarian crisis<p>In September 2015, the body of Aylan Kurdi, a 3-year-old Syrian migrant, washed up on a Turkish beach. The boy had fallen off a rubber raft provided by a smuggler who had promised the boy’s father a motorboat. As the startling images of the drowned boy …

Refugees

Brilliant Subway Tile Ideas You’ve Never Seen Before

Subway tiles are the white T-shirt of interiors: A timeless, well-loved basic that’s a classic for a reason…but can get really boring, really fast. …

Vineyard Dreams: Owning One of These Elite Properties Has to Be a ‘Love Affair’

While it’s costly to purchase and maintain a vineyard, for some, it’s a passion investment<p>Harry Robibero fell in love with winemaking as a child, …

Wine

The World’s Best River Cruises

As ocean cruise ships get larger -- and become packed with even more over-the-top amenities -- river cruises offer a more intimate alternative to see …

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution

Illustration by molistudio<p>Telemedicine<p><i>How health care is transcending physical walls.</i><p>At the turn of the 20th century, getting a checkup in America …

Digital Health