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32 Independent Craft Distillers You Need To Know Right Now

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The 10 Best Mascaras Out There, Hands Down

Trust us.<p>As any lash fanatic knows, not all mascaras are created equal. Flaking, clumping, weighing down, raccoon eyes...some of them are just a nightmare. ("I shelled out HOW much for this tube of $%^#?!") Fear not! Below, the best in the game right now that are actually worth your hard earned …

The Spinning Heart

<b>Donal Ryan’s</b> remarkable first novel, <i>The Spinning Heart,</i> is an ancient story of greed, betrayal, and murder set in boom-and-bust modern Ireland and …

Republic of Ireland

Why the Test Kitchen Says, 'Put an Egg On It'

Think your recipe has reached perfection? Think again. There's no dish that can't be improved with a simple leaky-yolked topping<p>"Put an egg on it." That's what we say in the BA test kitchen when we've perfected a dish--that is, when the only possible way to make it taste any better would be to top …

Gridlock Destroyed Rome. Is America Next?

The Republic succumbed to political dysfunction. Can Washington avoid the same fate?<p>What does decline sound like? I imagine equal parts self-pity and self-flagellation, moral outrage and exhaustion. Once we could have heard it from the original Capitol Hill, the seat of the failing Roman Republic. …

Tatiana

<b>In</b> the prologue to <i>Tatiana,</i> his latest Arkady Renko novel, Martin Cruz Smith does what many thriller writers do; he sets the tone and pace, aiming to …

Natural Gas

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, January 4, 2013

From the man who miraculously survived falling overboard to the crazy micro-genres Netflix uses to suggest movies, The Daily Beast picks the best …

Nearly Half Of Business Leaders Plan To Increase Their Social Media Budgets In The New Year

<i>Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.</i><p>The survey respondents work in companies of various sizes and across a range of industries. Although …

15 Style Tips to Slim Your Silhouette

We’ve rounded up the most flattering clothes that will make you look longer and leaner, sans all that pesky exercising. You likely have most of the …

A Year in W

Today’s #FiveStars—like Nikki Reed—prove that citrus is in season: http://bit.ly/1lDIA4i

The Best of The Sartorialist 2013

2013 was about making new friends that just happen to have great style all year round. Thanks Helena<p>Click on the image to see it enlarged.<p>Click below …

What Happens When French Women Do Get Fat?

Overweight French women, Parisians say, don't get jobs. This article originally appeared on Elle.com.<p>The BBC's news magazine recently ran a piece entitled 'The Perils of Being Fat, Female and French', which argues against the myth that Gallic women never gain weight. Its author, Joanna Robertson, …

21 Problems Only Single Women Understand

Yes, being single is awesome most of the time. But remember that time you saw Evil Dead and then hung out on your stoop watching an old Hispanic woman knit for an hour just so you didn't have to go into your empty apartment alone and potentially fight a demon? This post originally appeared on …

This Is What Madonna Wears on Vacation in Switzerland: Fashion Inspiration for a Snowy Day, Perhaps?

Just in case you were wondering what Madonna, the queen of everything, got up to over the New Year's holiday, check it out: She was skiing in Gstaad, Switzerland, wearing this fur-trimmed $850 "Trish F3" Mackage jacket.<p>For more cute celebrity outdoor-in-the-cold looks, check out Fawnia's roundup …

A Landmark Year for BoF

2013 has been a landmark year for BoF. Imran Amed reflects on the year gone by and looks ahead to 2014.<p><b>ASHWEM BEACH, India —</b> I first started writing …

How to dress: the teddy bear coat

What do Carine Roitfeld, Kim Kardashian and I have in common? This coat. Nothing else, to be fair, but no matter. Such is the barrier-crashing, agenda-setting power of the teddy bear coat, which may well be the world's very first It coat. Carine, to give her her dues, owned the grungy-fur look – as …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

Oh La La! 4 Secrets to Getting Parisian Style Like the Stars

Parisian women have a way of exuding class, style, and a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i>: an effortless and feminine charm, if you will. And everyone from …

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Michele Filgate<p>December 26, 2013 12:45pm (UTC)<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …

Homemade Sriracha

<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: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Never Take a Bad Picture Again

Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises your …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

2014's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

With so many book-inspired films headed our way in 2014, we lit lovers can’t help but resolve to go to the movies. Sure, the next chapters in “The …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …