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How to Play With Different Lip Shapes à la Kevyn Aucoin

In his 1997 book <i>Making Faces</i>, Kevyn Aucoin tells the tale of his first childhood encounter with lipstick: “I remember climbing onto our bathroom …

15 Ways to Rethink Kitchen Islands

These designer projects combine style and practicality.<p>These designer projects combine style and practicality.

More Women are Choosing to Have Dogs Instead of Babies

Once you get to be a certain age, it happens: An inner clock starts ticking. You see them everywhere, and your heart melts. You want one of your own to love and cuddle and take care of. And you start to wonder…will I ever become a dog mom?<p>Oh yes, I'm talking about puppies, not babies. According to …

How Disney can help treat autism

The week’s best art and culture reads – including how silence has become a luxury, whether Jews are cat or dog people and the therapeutic power of cartoons.<p>Are Jews a dog people or a cat people?<br>Joshua Schwartz | Tablet | 12 March 2014<br>Dogs were often “held in contempt” in biblical Israelite society …

Luxury Lifestyle

Are sad songs better?

The charts suggest we are programmed to prefer melancholy music. But is this really the case? Greg Kot investigates.<p>Pharrell Williams’ Happy is shaping up as the year’s mega hit: it has already risen to number one in 23 countries. But it’s also something of a rarity – a critically acclaimed song …

Music

Five comics to make you clever

The British Library has announced a new exhibition of the graphic artform, rethinking it as a research tool. BBC Culture rounds up five smart publications.<p>The UK’s biggest exhibition of British comics has just been announced, and it’s no Comic Con. Instead, newly discovered Victorian comics will be …

Sigmund Freud

Vogue España on Twitter: "Los mejores looks de @gucci sobre la alfombra roja de la gala LACMA celebrada en Los Ángeles http://t.co/IjnCibIAhl http://t.co/LtqoJuTKkz"

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Huellas y paisajes de "El Padrino" y la familia Corleone en Sicilia

Con el sempiterno ardor quemándole su garganta, el <b>Etna del verano de 1971</b> ansiaba con envidia el granizado de limón con el que Francis Ford Coppola …

Cinco destinos para disfrutar del Halloween más terrorífico

Que sí, que ya sabemos que lo del Halloween es una cosa que nos han impuesto desde Estados Unidos y que nada tiene que ver con nuestras tradiciones. …

S Moda on Twitter: ""No te prostituyas" http://t.co/QwLooY7z2f Sinéad O'Connor le escribe una carta abierta a Miley Cyrus http://t.co/RJsl1JvePl"

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S Moda on Twitter: "La merienda es el nuevo 'brunch' http://t.co/cXcS29Ew10 Tés, sandwiches, pasteles… vuelven a tomar protagonismo http://t.co/lx4BMycOSH"

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Print or pixels: Which is better?

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including screens v books, the tragedy of American universities and some Seamus Heaney from the archives.<p>Paper versus pixel<br>Nicholas Carr | Nautilus | 30 August 2013<br>Reports of the death of print have been greatly exaggerated. Writing on paper looks set for a …

Seamus Heaney

Anna Wintour: The wardrobe of fashion’s high priestess

For 25 years, Anna Wintour has been at the helm of fashion bible, Vogue. But what do the clothes of the aloof style editor tell us about her? Katya Foreman investigates.<p>Skim along the front row of any major fashion show – a human skyline of sorts – and a handful of silhouettes will always be seen, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Why the bikini became a fashion classic

When the string bikini was launched in 1946, it became an instant sensation. Katya Foreman explains how the tiny garment became a design icon.<p>Who would have thought that the name of a remote Pacific atoll, site of atom bomb testing in the late 1940s, could have become wedded in the public mind to …

Michael Kors

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

This is Los Angeles glamour at its finest!<p>With two-day shipping, you still have time to get these gifts by Sunday!<p>If you (like me) are tired of …

Cinco de Mayo

Copa mousse de chocolate blanco

Idea guardada <b>0</b> veces<p>Sé la primera persona en valorar esta idea Valorar<p>COPA DE MOUSSE DE CHOCOLATE BLANCO<p>otro pecado.....pero que rico que está<p>se …

Cupcakes de la Primrose Bakery

<b>Primrose Bakery</b> nació en 2006, pero Martha Swift y Lisa Thomas empezaron a elaborar <b>cupcakes</b> dos años antes, en 2004, y lo hacían para fiestas …

El diseño elegante y atemporal de Massimo Vignelli

La identidad corporativa de American Airlines, United Colors of Benetton y Knoll llevan su firma, lo mismo sucede con la identidad y señalización del …

¡Dime de qué color tienes los ojos y te diré qué sombras te

No tiene fallo.<p>Está muy bien saber cuáles van a ser las tendencias en maquillaje que se van a llevar este otoño, pero seamos sinceras, nunca está …

15 Fall Blazers You Should Be Wearing Now

There’s the beginning of a chill in the air, but it’s not quite time to break out the coat collection. Instead, opt for a blazer. You can wear it like a jacket, but leave it on if your office is <i>still</i> blasting the A/C like it’s the middle of summer. We love these 15 fun versions that fit every …

What pop can teach classical music

The two musical styles seem a world apart – but players who cross the divide can learn from what they have in common, writes Clemency Burton-Hill.<p>Classical and pop music often seem so alien to each other that it can be easy to forget they share identical DNA. But music is music, and everything – at …

Flute

What next for Al Pacino?

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including a profile of the elusive Thomas Pynchon, how the West views the East and the actor’s next big move.<p>Ian Buruma: East and West<br>Alec Ash | Five Books | 26 August 2013<br>Interview in which Buruma recommends and discusses “five Western perspectives of the …

Literature

Oh Joy! Studio Tour

After eight years of running her business from home, Joy Cho decided it was about time to have separate space for the Oh Joy studio. When envisioning …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …