Jessica Wayte

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How to Choose Paint Colors

Designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, answers a question from a reader about choosing paint colors and finishes.<p><b>Q: What are your best tips and methods for choosing paint colors? How do you decide on a finish? —Susan T.</b><p><b>A:</b> Paint color can be …

Home Decorating

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Tag: Bedrooms

The Rose: A Singular Seaside Inn on the English Coast, Color Edition<p>by Nell Card<p>The Dinesen Family House: A Historic Renovation for Danish Design …

Hot Springs

Homemade Gin Kit

Posted in Food<p>Whether you’re a huge fan of gin or not, it’s still an awesome experience to be able to create your own booze right from the comfort of …

3 Things I Wish I'd Started Doing for My Skin in My 20s

Ugh, I just returned from a traumatic visit to Urban Outfitters. It was my first genuine I-feel-old experience. Forget stuff not fitting right or being too revealing. You know you're a geriatric customer when 90 percent of the clothes look <i>confusing</i> to you. I tried to play it cool, but my mind was …

What’s Black and Sooty and Good for Your Face?

<i>You want me to put what I use on the backyard grill on my face?</i> Surprisingly, yes! Charcoal is supremely effective, both at clearing away bacteria and oil without drying out skin and at de-gunking pores without any irritation. We took a trip back to chemistry class to find out exactly how this all-natural purifier works.<p>Here’s everything you need to know about charcoal.

Rejoice! A Line of Wrinkle Fighters For Ladies in Their 20s

From the importance of SPF to the wonders of dry shampoo, I’ve learned a lot during my time on Team Birchbox. Chief among them? The importance of starting an anti-aging routine in your 20s. I know, I know. I can hear the objections from here—<i>What about throwing caution to the wind? What about youthful</i> <i>naiveté?</i><p>But during your 20s preventative care and early treatment can help you maintain that youthful glow well into your twilight years. We recently found out about a new line from cosmetic …

Illicit Drugs And Mental Illness Take A Huge Global Toll

Mental disorders and substance abuse are the leading causes of nonfatal illness on the planet, according to an ambitious analysis of data from around the world.<p>A companion report, the first of its kind, documents the global impact of four illicit drugs: heroin and other opiates, amphetamines, …

Things to do in New York this Saturday

It’s the weekend, you’re in the greatest city in the world, and its time to get wild—but what are the best things to do in NYC this Saturday exactly? …

Film Festivals

Day To Night In The World's Most Iconic Cities

We know you love a good time lapse video. But who really has time to watch them all the way through?<p>Photographer Stephen Wilkes tackled this very conundrum when he set out to photograph the world's most breathtaking cityscapes, showing the view of both day and night in one photo. Wilkes spent …

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kale and Corn Quesadillas

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Elevate your quesadilla -- this is how.</i><p>After getting shot in the heart by a homemade bow and …

Europe

Europe

How To Be A Local In Lyon France

Lyon France is one of the most beautiful and atmospheric cities in France where past and present, old traditions and new trends live side by side and …

France

Fun Ways to Get Around European Cities

Fun Ways to Get Around European Cities – There are many ways to travel around European cities that can add to your overall travel experience. Finding …

China Thought This Fetish Porn Scene Was an American Execution [NSFW]

China's largest state-run news agency has apparently fallen into the all-too-common trap of mistaking obvious porn for hard-boiled news after it …

American Tourist Knocks Finger Off 14th Century Statue in Italy

In an accident of historic measure, an American tourist to Florence's Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, is fortunate today that the motto "You break it, …

The top 10 chocoholic countries

Switzerland is home to the most devoted chocoholics in the world, where per capita consumption averaged about 12 kg in 2012, according to …

Video Pioneers OK GO Team With Saatchi & Saatchi, Possibly You, For Next Video

The band most known for its videos is looking for videos.<p>OK Go is a band famous for its intensely innovative videos. From its breakthrough treadmill trickery for “Here It Goes Again” to its automotive symphony for “Needing/Getting” or its paint-splashed Rube Goldberg extravaganza “This Too Shall …

Scientists Are Scary Close To Controlling Our Memories And Brains With Computers

There are already thought-controlled gadgets and smart phone apps. But recently, a group of scientists at MIT took brain-computer interactions to a whole new level.<p>While they weren't able to create memories from scratch, they were able to associate different feelings to neutral memories in mice. In …

China to ditch its one-child policy as ageing crisis looms

China's new leaders are close to abandoning the country's one-child policy, belatedly moving to avert an ageing crunch as the work force goes into sharp decline.<p>The official news agency Xinhua reported that the Family Planning Commission is studying proposals to lift the ban on a second child, if …

4-year-old reelected mayor

DORSET, Minn. - Robert “Bobby” Tufts hasn’t made it to preschool yet, but he’s already been elected twice as mayor of a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota.<p>Mayor Tufts’ name was picked Sunday during annual Taste of Dorset festival to be mayor of Dorset for a second term. It has no formal city …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.