Liz Rosario

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Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

DCILY’S COFFEE LOVER GIFT GUIDE 2014

With one week until Hanukkah begins and two weeks before Santa arrives, there’s still time to get the perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life. …

June 2015

19 Free Art Museums You Should Visit This Summer

“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage," Lyndon B. Johnson famously proclaimed, while signing into existence the National Endowment for the Arts. "For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation."<p>Art museums across the country …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Coffee’s Next Generation of Roasters

After the success of once-scrappy roasters, such as California’s Blue Bottle and Portland’s Stumptown, a new generation of small shops is reshaping America’s coffee obsession<p>ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO, a handful of small-time roasters set out to revolutionize their industry by approaching a cup of coffee …

Coffee

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

The top 10 wearables you can buy right now

This year's CES was awash in wearables and while many of them took the form of wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches, the genre has expanded beyond the basics. While some iOS users may be holding out for the Apple Watch in April, there's still a great selection of cross-platform devices …

Wearable Tech

Where Hope Meets Despair: 10 Depictions of Senior Year

The line between young adult literature and adult fiction becomes increasingly blurred once we start to explore the chronological edge of youth, …

Saint Etienne's "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" Video is Still Super Cute - PAPER

Super-cute video from 1990 by Saint Etienne (who, by the way, are one of Mr. Mickey's all-time fave bands) for "Only Love Can Break Your Heart." It was the first single off the London band's debut album and is a cover of Neil Young's 1970 hit single. The two kids -- Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs -- …

'Boyhood' Is a Remarkable Cinematic Achievement [Sundance 2014 Review & Video Blog] – /Film

<b>Richard Linklater</b> has truly created something special with his new film <i>Boyhood</i> — a remarkable, beautiful, cinematic achievement, like nothing you …

Golden Globes 2014: the awards season's ramshackle opener

On Sunday evening the millionaire celebrities of the entertainment industry gather for the Golden Globes awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, where JFK reputedly once slept with Marilyn Monroe. There on the menu they shall find 125 cases of champagne, a gold-themed dinner that …

Life in Text, A Short Film About a Relationship Told Backwards Using Text Messages

<i>Life in Text</i> is a short film by Los Angeles filmmaker Laurence Jacobs that tells the story of a relationship from its bitter end to its tender …

Alexandra Daddario

Artist Finds New Ways to Create Art Despite Irreversible Nerve Damage

Artist Phil Hansen uses a labor-intensive approach to create his large-scale murals. Instead of simply drawing a figure or going the pointillism route, Hansen produces many of his pieces entirely out of handwritten text from submitted stories of challenges and struggles to words of encouragement …

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

What I've Learned: Albert Einstein

<b>Smoke like a chimney, work like a horse,</b> eat without thinking, go for a walk only in really pleasant company.<p>Certain people find everything boring.<p><b>I discovered that nature was constructed in a wonderful way,</b> and our task is to find out the mathematical structure of the nature itself. It is a kind …

Oscars get political with Pussy Riot film setting the pace for best documentary

Glinting gems, red carpet couture and conspicuous grooming are all hallmarks of Oscar night that can be relied on to brighten up March. This year, however, the Academy Awards will offer more than just glamour. Hollywood is heading to the centre of global political debate.<p>The films now vying for a …