Lynette Seelmeyer

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The food that was popular the year that you were born - and what it says about the decade you grew up in

One minute everyone is stock-piling cupcake tins and perfecting their frosting skills, the next cupcakes are old news and ramen is the food of the …

Watch Prince’s Incredible ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ Solo

Prince’s breathtaking guitar solo at the end of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” could be the single greatest musical moment at any Rock Hall induction …

How The World’s Most Beautiful Typeface Was Nearly Lost Forever

After a dispute between its creators, the Doves Type was left to lie in the Thames. A century later, it has finally resurfaced. This is the story of its rescue.<p><b>The history of London</b> can be found in pieces on its riverbed. The old pipes and fossilised horse bones wash up on the shore, and with them …

Eric Clapton’s Isolated Guitar Track From the Beatles’ ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (1968)

George Harrison of the Beatles was an accomplished guitar player with a distinctive soloing style. So you might think that with a song as personal …

Aziz Ansari Goes to India

<i>The actor and comedian was raised in the American South on a diet of spicy curry and fried chicken. Hoping to make sense of his place in the world, he returned to his roots, and let his stomach lead the way.</i><p>I DON’T REMEMBER much of my first trip to India. I was a spoiled, restless 6-year-old …

Suvé Is the Japanese Face-Cleansing Tool That Will Radically Change Your Skin

A charming beauty proposal recently arrived at the Vogue.com offices, flown in from the small town of Kumano, Japan: a six-piece set of Suvé skin-cleansing brushes, whose sleek walnut handles and white goat-hair bristles were handmade by local craftsmen using 180-year-old techniques. These …

Friendly Reminder That Earth Is Scary AF

Nature is, and always will be, stronger than you are.

How This $10 Detangling Tool Forever Changed the Way I Shower

Maybe this isn't something I should admit publicly (especially given that I work at <i>Allure</i>), but I don't brush my hair often. My current hair regimen includes a full brush-out twice a week on the days I rinse and repeat. Other than that, the only time bristles touch my strands is when I'm trying to …

Meet the $8 Blending Sponge That Could Replace the Beautyblender

Anyone who knows anything about makeup is obsessed with the Beautyblender. We always see top makeup artists carrying one (or more) of them in their kit. Heck, it's even a six-time Best of Beauty Award–winning tool. And yes, I love the Beautyblender, too, but when I saw rumblings on the Internet …

This rescued shelter kitten can't stop smiling about her new home

This cat is living proof that home is where the heart is.<p>Eleven weeks ago — after a short stay in a shelter — a little kitten, now known as Rey, was …

9 Vintage Shows to Watch on Netflix

Your options don't stop with the latest season of Scandal.<p>Some days all you want to do is binge on whatever original series Netflix just added or rewatch all 11 seasons of <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> for the millionth time, but sometimes, something a little older sounds good. Those options are a little harder to …

Akira Kurosawa’s List of His 100 Favorite Movies

In movies like <i>Seven Samurai</i> and <i>High and Low</i>, director Akira Kurosawa took the cinematic language of Hollywood and improved on it, creating a …

David Bowie and the sad, inspiring history of making art while dying

By Geoff Edgers<p>, National arts reporter<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>How could we have been so stupid? David Bowie had barely been seen in public, didn’t do interviews, and then he put out the video for a new song, …

David Bowie

10 of David Bowie's most iconic music videos

David Bowie, who passed away from cancer Monday, was an almost impossibly innovative songwriter and artist. While his music broke the boundaries of …

Everything That's Wrong With Star Wars: The Force Awakens

We pretty much loved <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. The things this movie got right were so much more important than the things it got wrong. That …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

The winners of the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest were just announced, selected from over 13,000 stunning entries from across the colourful planet. James Smart of Melbourne, Australia took home the grand-prize with his spectacular storm cloud shot entitled <i>DIRT</i>. The photograph was captured …

Nature Photography

The Best Whiskeys for Winter Holiday Gifting

The word whiskey (or whisky, depending on region of production) means innumerable things to a great many people. This brown spirit category plays catch-all for everything from the smokiest scotches to the oakiest bourbons. There are single malts and single pot stills. There are blends of every …

Scotch Whisky

The 55 best Christmas episodes you can watch on Netflix right now

But if that's your only strategy, you're missing out on some awesome content in the form of holiday-themed TV episodes. These eps can be harder to find because Netflix's search option won't pick up on episode titles — and some of the episodes don't even have "Christmas" or "holiday" in the title.<p>So …

9 Beauty Hacks for Seriously Busy Women

Because being HBIC = multitasking.<p>Perpetually on-the-go, we don't just love a good hack or two—for us, morning-commute primping and back-of-cab refreshes are a way of life. Armed with a pocket mirror and determination, here are 10 tried-and-true tricks you must add to your nomadic routine.<p>1. Blot …

Testing Anki Overdrive in brutal conditions: an Ohio driveway

Time to get real<p>We discussed the technology and some initial impressions of the Anki Overdrive starter kit a few days ago, and in the time since I wanted to give the platform a bit more of a once-over and let real-life kids play with it to see how it held up under rigorous circumstances.<p>The …

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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Pakistani Musicians Play a Delightful Version of Dave Brubeck’s Jazz Classic, “Take Five”

How’s this for fusion? Here we have The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Lahore, Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of “Take Five,” the jazz …

Everything coming to Netflix in October

It's a good one.<p>With all your favorite shows coming back to TV, the streaming site has a lot of series for you to catch up on from "Arrow" to "American Horror Story."<p>There are also a lot of Netflix originals coming out, including season 3 of "Hemlock Grove" and highly-acclaimed adaptation of …

Love Paris? Here Are 13 Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

From baguettes to bridges, these 13 Instagrammers capture the City of Light in all its glory.<p>@raulcabrera, 83.2k followers<p>@seb_gordon, 57.9k followers<p>@mary quincy, 56.9k followers

Pimple Stickers Are Your New Blemish-Busting Savior

Stick and zap.<p>Face masking has taken on a new, selfie-inspiring life over the past year, and now we're on the brink of another all-important beauty ritual renaissance—for zit zapping. Welcome to the rise of pimple stickers, which have become very popular in Korea and are starting to gain traction …

10 Things Men Don't Understand About Female Orgasms

Including the unfathomable, near-magical ability to have back-to-back orgasms.<p><b>1. Women have been blessed with the near-magical ability to have back-to-back orgasms.</b> Even at our peak, men have to go into the bathroom after an orgasm, splash some water on their penis, and give it a pep talk to get …

Everything You Need To Know About Parenting In 12 Jim Gaffigan Quotes

Comedian Jim Gaffigan will have you laughing and nodding as he riffs on the world of parenting.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Fatherly</i>.<p>If you’re …

4 Fun (And Semi-Depressing) Facts About Midlife

When I was 20, I didn't spend much time thinking about what it would be like to be...well...old. My forties and fifties seemed like they were a helluva long way off...mostly because they were. If I'd have stopped to think about what midlife would look like, I'd probably imagine myself wearing …

The 2 Best Skin Care Ingredients to Use In Your 40s

As your skin changes through the years, it’s important that your skin care regimen evolves with it. So how do you choose which products to use? Here, …

Skin Care