María Alvarez

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Is Princess Charlotte the Brightest Star of the British Royal Family?

It may have been Prince George’s birthday this weekend, but it was Princess Charlotte who got arguably the most intriguing press coverage. A headline from <i>The Sun</i> summed it up best: “Princess Charlotte is worth more than her brothers Prince George and Prince Louis and it’s in the billions,” they …

Royal Family

Candice Bergen on Her Greatest Hits, Murphy Brown Revival, and Writing a Memoir

The comedy icon returns to our TV screens this fall.<p>1960 - Lands first Cali job<p>“I was 14, working in a snack bar at a little beach club in Newport Beach. I made cheeseburgers and malted milks, and I just loved it.”<p>1965 - Scores first onscreen role in <i>The Group</i><p>“I modeled when I was in college, and …

Newport Beach

Descubrí categorías ocultas de películas y series en Netflix

Muchas veces estamos frente a nuestra pantalla con ganas de mirar una buena <b>película o serie</b> en Netflix pero no encontramos exactamente lo que estamos …

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there's a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before …

Healthy Eating

Tony Vaccaro: Life, Loren and me | Financial Times

In many respects, the studio of photographer Tony Vaccaro, found on the fifth floor of a converted factory in Long Island City, Queens, is like any …

Esta es la falda de leopardo que ha triunfado entre las influencers

Cuando los astros se alían, en las <b>redes sociales</b> pasan cosas como que una falda de <b>estampado animal</b> se convierta en la prenda preferida de las <i>influencers</i> internacionales. Eso es lo que le ha pasado a la firma estadounidense Realisation con una de sus propuestas para esta temporada veraniega: su <b>falda</b> …

Will Smith’s Instagram Is the Only Good Thing About 2018

In a world full of alt-right trolls and neo-Nazi memes, the former Fresh Prince’s Instagram is a much-needed source of dad jokes and viral stunts.<p>The …

Arc de triomphe

En haut des Champs-Élysées, sur la place de l’Étoile, visitez l’Arc de triomphe, symbole national.<p>Connaître l'Arc de triomphe<p>À noter avant votre …

Queen Letizia of Spain’s PVC Mules Are By Steve Madden—and Just Under $100

Whether she’s making an entrance in sleek pumps or strappy stilettos, Queen Letizia of Spain never fails to stay on point with her shoe game. That fancy footwork was on full display today when she attended the Spanish Association Against Cancer meeting in Madrid in a pair of black and PVC mules …

It’s Official—The Downton Abbey Movie Is Coming

<i>Downton Abbey</i>fans, rejoice. Focus Features announced today that the well-loved series is making its return—this time to the big screen. The show’s …

Rainy day in San Francisco, 1957. https://t.co/Ne8DJX9lLr

Nigel Slater’s summer pudding recipes | Nigel Slater

I don’t want much of a pudding, just something light and gentle with which to end a summer lunch. A spoonful of trembling custard perhaps, with hints of cardamom and caramel, or featherweight wafer biscuits crisp with sugar and sesame and filled with summer berries. You know, nothing much.<p>I made …

Baking

World Cup 2018 Final: Common Soccer Questions Answered Before France vs. Croatia Match

As we head toward the final game of the World Cup, soccer fans and newbies alike will turn to the television to find out which country will reign …

Zara lanza camisetas de Friends, Almodóvar y Disney en su nueva colección

<b>Reconócelo, desde que empezaron las rebajas no has hecho caso a las nuevas colecciones de las tiendas.</b> Es normal, porque al ver esos descuentos en las prendas que llevas deseando toda la temporada tus manos (o tus dedos si eres más de comprar a golpe de click) han ido directamente a por ellas. A …

Why Is the Corpse Flower So Stinky?

<b>Q. What makes the corpse flower that just bloomed at the New York Botanical Garden smell so bad?</b><p><b>A.</b> The main chemical that makes the giant bloom of Amorphophallus titanum, also called the titan arum, so odoriferous when it first emerges has been identified by Japanese researchers as a sulfur …

How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It)

When people find out I am a knitter, they have one of several reactions: “Hey, so am I!” “Cool, will you make me a sweater?” or, by far the most frequent, “Oh, yeah, I learned once but was terrible and stopped.”<p>I’ve been knitting for over 20 years, and teaching friends, co-workers and strangers for …

Osteria Francescana Is the Best Restaurant in the World, Again

Osteria Francescana is the best restaurant in the world, on a night that had a sense of déjà vu, especially for the Top 10.<p>Chef Massimo Bottura’s …

São Paulo

Zara se alía con las malísimas de Disney en su nueva colección

Esta sudadera y esta camiseta van a conseguir que tú también lo hagas.<p>Rebuscar en el baúl de los recuerdos de la infancia no sólo está de rabiosa actualidad sino que además es tendencia. O así lo demuestran últimamente las colecciones de nuestras firmas favoritas, que hacen del mundo Disney su …

10 great American attractions overlooked by locals

It’s one of the ironies of travel that while people will fly around the world to marvel at a site, folks living nearby never bother to visit. Jamie Wong, founder and CEO of Vayable.com, says there are reasons. “There’s a lack of scarcity, always a feeling you can visit tomorrow.” And there’s also a …

Pearl Harbor

12 Shocking Things I Learned by Working as a Butler at the Plaza Hotel

Old-school service is alive and well at the Plaza: High tea treats are served in brass birdcages, tuxedo-clad bellman whisk away luggage to gilded …

Las mejores obras de Caravaggio - La vocación de San Mateo (1600)

La vocación de San Mateo (1600)<p>Esta obra maestra el momento en que Jesús inspiró a Mateo a seguirlo. De pie junto a San Pedro, Jesús señala a Mateo, …

Cult of Mac Magazine: Finally! New MacBook Pros, and more!

In this week’s <i>Cult of Mac Magazine</i>: Apple just updated its MacBook Pro line, ramping up performance and adding various advanced features. Phil Schiller, Apple’s marketing VP, calls the new Apple laptops “the fastest and most powerful notebook we’ve ever made.”<p>You’ll find that story and more in this …

Sarah Churchwell on Madonna: ‘She remains the hero of her own story’

For me, it was Lucky Star, in 1983. That video is burned into my brain. Not because I loved the song – there were many songs around that time I loved far more: Hungry Like the Wolf, Every Breath You Take, Come on Eileen; I never liked Lucky Star as much and still don’t.<p>At that point, no one had any …

Feminism

The Over 40-Year-Old Trend We'll Be Wearing All Summer

Our favorite retro fabric is back and better than ever. While we'll argue that crochet clothing never really left—it's been around since the '60s and …

Weapons reveal how this 5,300-year-old ice mummy lived -- and died

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although he's older than the Giza pyramids and Stonehenge, the 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Tyrolean Iceman continues to teach us things.<p>The latest study of the weapons he was found with, published in the journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday, reveals that Otzi was right-handed and had recently …

Deinonychus | dinosaur genus

<b>Deinonychus</b>, (genus <i>Deinonychus</i>), long-clawed carnivorous dinosaurs that flourished in western North America during the Early Cretaceous Period (145.5 …

The Long History of Teachers Complaining about Students

It is not too difficult to come across teachers writing about how bad their students are. They might <b>blog about it</b>, share details of <b>dumb things said</b> …

Caminar está de moda para la salud (y para adelgazar), pero ¿cuántos kilómetros?

Caminar un acto sencillo y universalizado. No sólo está implícito en el desarrollo de nuestro día a día sino que puede ser la clave de una vida sana. …

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Con la clasificación, Uruguay alcanzó un logro único en su historia

<i>"Volveremos volveremos, volveremos otra vez, volveremos a ser campeones, como la primera vez".</i>...El cántico, que ya es un clásico de los uruguayos en …