Julien Calderbank

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5 Resistance Band Exercises that Burn Fat and Build Muscle

If you ask us, resistance bands are underrated. The stretchy plastic may seem like a been-there-done-that fitness prop, but it can actually be …

A Drinker’s Wish List for 2017

From bar snacks and French liqueurs to the return of jukeboxes, find out what we’re hoping to see in bars this year.<p>This time of year, booze writers …

This Underground Barbecue Joint Reflects LA's True Smoked Meat Tradition

More recently, a handful of places have decides to skip with all the history lessons and start offering their own kind of L.A. barbecue, smoking meats in traditional ways, but with very unexpected results. The Filipino-leaning Park’s Finest is one — a delicious amalgam of rich island flavors and …

“Mysticore” is the new norm: Inside the trend that’s casting its spell over the culture

Magic, mysticism and the occult are moving into the mainstream. Is it just a fad or a sign of spiritual crisis?<p>Welcome to the season of the witch. Recently, the Brooklyn Academy of Music hosted a Witches Brew film festival, which included the acclaimed new film “The Witch.” Lately it isn't uncommon …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

Mad Max

'Secrets of the NYC Subways' Explores History and Artwork of Every NYC Station

Author and transit expert Oscar Israelowitz unfolds historical and modern-day facts about all 469 of NYC's subway stations in his latest book<p>Author and transit expert Oscar Israelowitz knows a thing or two about the New York City transit system, and in his latest book, <i>Secrets of the New York City</i> …

The Ultimate Guide To NYC Cheap Eats

Sourced from locals who know what's up. And all under $10!<p>Here's what you've gotta try if you're looking for some delicious eats that won't wreck your budget. HAPPY EATING!

Manhattan

This Revolutionary Earpiece Translates Foreign Languages in Real Time

Translation technology has just reached a whole new level with ‘Pilot’ – the world’s first smart earpiece that can translate foreign languages in …

Deconstructing the greatest rap songs of all time, syllable by syllable

In a new video, <i>Vox</i> writer Estelle Caldwell and music theorist Martin Connor break down the evolution of hip-hop by looking at some of the genre’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop

“The evidence is pretty incontrovertible that he doesn’t exist”: Stephen Colbert’s favorite scientist on the universe, naturalism and finding meaning without God

Sean Carroll excels at explaining complex science to regular people — including those who don’t believe<p>More than two decades ago, the renowned astronomer Carl Sagan wrote that “We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science …

Telegraph Travel Awards 2015/16: Six Senses Hotels named world's best hotel group

Maybe it’s the mesmerising locations – a patty-cake island in the Maldives, on the bath-warm shores of Thailand, tucked into the sun-dappled crevices of Portugal’s Douro Valley. Or perhaps it’s the wealth of experiences they deliver, from arriving at Zighy Bay Oman by paraglider to Vespa tours of …

Hospitality

10 Cheap Eats for $10 or Less in New York City

From rib-sticking pierogies at Veselka to cheap slices at Joe's in the Village, you're never far from something cheap and good in New York. And while you could always go with a classic -- they're typically classics for a reason -- one of the best things about the NYC food scene is how quickly it …

8 genius travel hacks

<b></b>Flying’s not fun, even if you’ve got a pre-boarding buzz going. Having a plan (and the right gear) can make all the difference. We asked experts for …

Air Travel

Joell Ortiz Wrecks A DJ Premier Beat Like A Supa Star

Joell Ortiz’s new collaboration album with producer Domingo will be released tomorrow (March 15). The project, titled <i>That’s Hip-Hop</i>, is an ode to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

3-Ingredient Cocktails Everyone Should Know How To Make

It really doesn't take much.<p>There's a golden ratio to making the perfect cocktail, and it only requires three ingredients.<p><b>It's 2:1:1</b> (two parts liquor, such as gin, one part tart, such as lemon juice, and one part sweet, such as honey) -- that's how you make the delicious Bee's Knees, by the …

artisanal

The Struggle

Macklemore wrestles with his place in hip-hop.<p>In 2005, the Seattle rapper Macklemore released his début album, “The Language of My World.” Its impact was modest, confined mostly to the Northwest. In a song titled “White Privilege,” he examined the tensions of his life as a white rapper: “Where’s my …

The Top NYC Restaurants of 2015

<i>Yesterday, Ryan Sutton laid out the case for why New York dining is better than ever. Today, he presents his top 17 picks of the year, including a three-way tie for restaurant of 2015.</i><p><b>Restaurants of the Year: Semilla, Santina, and Bruno</b><p>Even if you rarely eat meat, the vegetable-centric Semilla will …

Amalfi Coast

7 Prize-Winning Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

<i>So many awards, so many amazing choices. Here are our picks from this year's critically acclaimed honorees, including a few surprises.</i><p><b>Fortune Smiles</b><p>By Adam Johnson<p>320 pages; Random House<p><b>The winner that blows your mind -- and opens your heart</b><p>This story collection -- and winner of the National Book …

See NY’s underbelly through these controversial characters

Photographer Miron Zownir has seen some serious highs and lows in his career – an experience that leaves him prepared for the horrors that often unfold in front of his lens: “Before I arrived in NYC in 1980 I had lived in Berlin and London so I was ready for the rotten apple from the beginning.” …

Manhattan

The Lowdown on the Lowline, the World’s First Underground Park

A rendering of the completed Lowline. (Image: Kibum Park/Raad Designs/Flickr)<p>An MTA official walked up to the inconspicuous metal gate on the Essex …

‘Seekin’ the Cause’: How Miguel Piñero’s Flow Changed Everything

Miguel Piñero, playwright and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café<p>Miguel Antonio Gómez Piñero was a poet, playwright and actor who was proud of his …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

10 Fun Holiday Gifts for $25 or Less

A thoughtful gift doesn't have to break your budget.<p>Get ready, the holiday party invitations are about to start pouring in! From the bash that your …

A New York Writer's Take on How His City Has Changed

A New York Writer’s Take on How His City Has Changed<p>With wonder and dismay, Pete Hamill reflects on 72 years of transformation as his hometown is continuously rebuilt.<p>By <b>Pete Hamill</b><br>Photographs by <b>George Steinmetz</b><br>Published November 15, 2015<p>Long ago, as an eight-year-old boy standing on the roof of a …

World Trade Center

The best bars in New York, as chosen by bar experts

The fact that the world’s best bars are in New York City shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s pulled up a barstool for something shaken or stirred. To …

Manhattan

Marlon James on Winning the Man Booker Prize, Fictionalizing Bob Marley, and Why He Loves Kendrick Lamar

Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction this month for <i>A Brief History of Seven Killings</i>, making him the first Jamaican author to take home the U.K.’s most prestigious literary award. The novel has the words <i>tour de force</i> printed on its cover (a quote from an admiring critic), and it very …

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Nutrition

8 Healthy Eating Rules That NFL Players Live By

Guys who play football for a living have realized what they put into their bodies drastically impacts their performance on the field. The days of …

What NOT to do in Paris

More than 25,000 people visit the Louvre every day, and it seems like the majority of them head straight for this painting.<p>The Mona Lisa is much …

The 29 coolest new businesses in New York City

We sought out the freshest, most innovative businesses in New York City, focusing our search on places that have opened within the last five years.<p>Though we included some tech startups, we mostly focused on brick and mortar shops, since we already published a list on the hottest startups in New …

New York City