Kyra Perez

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Millennial parents have it much tougher than their parents did

The stereotypes about millennials have been well-documented. They’re entitled and flighty, and crushed under the weight of student loan debt and …

Child Care

The Hats of the Kentucky Derby: In Pictures

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

The stars of Girlhood: ‘Our poster is all over Paris, with four black faces on it…’

The first time you see them, they come charging at you like colossi – armoured up in shoulder pads and helmets for a game of American football. The next time, they might have stepped off a Harlem street corner in 1961, in leather jackets, jeans and long silky hair, looking like the Ronettes’ harder …

What it's like to eat a $225-per-person, 3-hour dinner at Eleven Madison Park, the best restaurant in America

Food blogger Julian Fang captured the experience of dining at Eleven Madison Park in spring 2011 for his website Jewelz. He opted for the 11-course tasting menu, which today runs three and a half hours long and costs $225 per person.<p>While the menu has changed, the decadence remains. We've shared a …

Dining Rooms

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

Psychology

Mother’s Empowering Photos of Her Daughters Show "Strong is the New Pretty"

Last year, we fell in love with Kate T. Parker's beautiful photos of her two daughters Ella and Alice because they reminded us of Norman Rockwell's paintings of the idyllic American life. What we didn't know back then was that those photos were part of an ongoing quest to capture girls in a …

The C.I.A. Is Delighted that Homeland’s Carrie Mathison Will No Longer Work There

Last month, Showtime announced that TV’s most famous C.I.A. operative, Carrie Mathison, would be leaving the agency on the next season of <i>Homeland</i>. A new <i>New York Times</i> column reveals that Dar Adal won’t be the only one happy to see her go. Real-life female agents told <i>Times</i> columnist <b>Maureen Dowd</b> that …

Just Back: Cusco, Peru

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Travel photographer and writer <b>Erika Skogg</b> (on Instagram @ErikaSkogg) spends most of the year guiding students on photography trips with National Geographic Expeditions. She recently returned from a journey through Peru, a trip she has been lucky enough to have done many …

How to Make Your Own Chia Pudding

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant shares her recipe for homemade chia pudding that will make you forget all about those grocery store pods.</i><p>Not …

Impressions of India: Jaipur, The Pink City

<b>Friday January 16, 2015</b><p>The traffic on our drive today through the streets of Jaipur seemed more controlled and less frantic than other cities we've visited; our guide, Adil, told us this is due to two factors: Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, so laws are properly enforced (motorcyclists were all …

Take a look at these amazing photos of Iran before the revolution

But he also he pushed the country to adopt Western-oriented secular modernization, allowing some degree of cultural freedom.<p>Under the Shah's rule, Iran's economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted Iran as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully …

South Asia

The 25 most popular travel destinations in the world

Millions of TripAdvisor users weighed in and voted for their top travel destinations around the world.<p>For the first time, travelers ranked Marrakech, Morocco, as the top travel destination in the world. Last year, it ranked at No. 6. And while perennial favorites like Paris and Rome made the list, …

United Arab Emirates

The Most Intimate Dance: Elinor Carucci's Photos of Motherhood

Induced, 2004<br>Elinor Carucci—INSTITUTE<p>1 of 18<p>This project, the third monograph by Elinor Carucci, follows a logical trajectory from her earlier work.</i> …

Bali suitcase murder victim was afraid for her safety, emails show

It was nearly 3:30 a.m., and Sheila von Wiese-Mack was having another sleepless night. Hours earlier, she and her daughter had argued, and the teen still hadn't returned to their high-rise condo along Chicago's lakefront.<p>As she had so many times in the past, the worried parent tapped out an email …

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

17 Life-Changing Beauty Hacks Every Lazy Girl Must Know

Because washing your hair is just too much effort.<p><b>1. Keep makeup remover next to your bed so you have zero excuses not to take off your makeup before you go to sleep.</b> Sleeping with your makeup on can cause breakouts and infections. So on nights when you're exhausted and can't imagine standing at …

Impressions of India: Deogarh to Jodhpur

Tuesday January 13, 2015<p>This morning our driver Mr. Singh pulled up with a spiffy new bus loaded with deluxe features: the seats recline, the windows are large, and there's even a flat screen TV at the front so we can watch a Bollywood movie on our long journey tomorrow from Jodhpur to Jaipur!<p>As we …

“It Follows”: An instant horror classic about the dark side of teen sex

<b>Jake Weary (left) and Maika Monroe in "It Follows."</b><p>A realistic portrait of suburban teen existence haunted by unexplained evil, “It Follows” is a genre breakthrough<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>March 12, 2015 10:58pm (UTC)<p>David Robert Mitchell is a young American filmmaker with a remarkable and perhaps …

El Paso

Ghosts of a nuclear disaster: Haunting scenes from Japan’s Fukushima ruins | Salon.com

• Previous<br>• Next<p>UCLA<p>The formerly bustling urban center Namie City.<p>Previous<br>• Next<p>UCLA<p>A huge field of debris remains to be cleared.<p>Previous<br>• Next<p>UCLA<p>Abandoned buildings dot the landscape.<p>Previous<br>• Next<p>UCLA<p>The sign reads “Disaster Waste Sorting Operation.” Hundreds of construction trucks in the evacuation zone …

Abandoned Buildings

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

7 Cinderella Castles to Escape to With Your Prince

Just in time for Disney's new <i>Cinderella</i> movie release, trivago.com has found seven secret castles you can sleep in that will make you feel as if you are living in a real-life fairy tale... no fairy godmothers required!<p><b>Thornewood Castle</b> -- Lakewood, Washington<p><i>© Thornewood Castle</i><p>Visit a true piece of …

Madonna: Pressing Charges Against My Rapist Wasn't Worth It

"It's too much humiliation."<p>On Wednesday, Madonna opened up to Howard Stern about the time she was raped, explaining to the talk show host why she never pursued charges.<p>In an interview on Howard's Sirius XM show, Madonna said moving to New York as a young woman from Michigan was often a harrowing …

The 6 Most Badass Women in History You've Never Heard of Before

Lend me your ears, because their stories are *awesome.*<p>Long before semi-employed celebrities roamed the earth, crazy-talented women were accomplishing all sorts of tide-turning, world-changing Great Things. For some reason, though, they've been largely excluded from everywhere <i>but</i> Advanced Placement …

50th Anniversary of ‘The Sound of Music’

Sound of Music

10 Sex Truths They Don't Teach You in High School

You learned nothing—NOTHING.<p>Eleventh grade health class left us with a lot of unanswered questions—primarily, since when is a gym teacher qualified to demonstrate all the intricacies of birth control and sex? Seriously, if people like Coach Carr are teaching the future leaders of the America about …

High School

You Have to Cut Your Hair to Grow It Out, and 8 Other Beauty Ironies

Weird but true.<p>Everyone <i>dies</i> for a <i>Gift of the Magi</i> moment, but if you stop and think about it, we've already got enough Maupassant material in our lives, thank you very much.<p>Before we get into these weird-but-neat, counterintuitive findings, just remember this: When you stop worrying about your puny …

The Indian women who keep silent about sexual violence

<b>Murshidabad in rural West Bengal is in many ways a typical rural Indian district: a dusty, remote place dotted with villages that have little access to healthcare or infrastructure.</b><p>Writer Sudhiti Naskar ensconced herself in this community to find out more about the daily lives of women and she …

Women's News (India)

13 Things I Learned During My First Year Working in Fashion

The beginner's guide to navigating the fashion industry.<p>Ever since my days of carrying a purse to preschool, I've known that I wanted to work in fashion. I learned a lot about the industry over the years through reading every magazine and book I could get my hands on, studying fashion and business …