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Learn How to Think Like Einstein

Albert Einstein is widely considered one of the smartest people who ever lived, significantly impacting our understanding of the world around us. His …

Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

James Corden Pays Tribute to Victims of Barcelona Attack in Powerful Monologue

James Corden retooled Thursday’s opening monologue in the wake of the recent attacks in Spain.<p>“You will by now have heard about the tragic events …

Fine. Let's Talk About New York Fashion Week

If you follow fashion (and I assume you do, because this site is called <i>Fashion Unfiltered</i>), you’re probably aware that we’re in the midst of a <i>crisis</i>. …

fashion

Leukemia: Mushroom protein could be used in future treatments

A protein found in the edible mushroom known as "shaggy ink cap" might be able to kill a type of leukemia cell, new research suggests.<p><i>Coprinus …

This 88-year-old lady has better streetwear style than you

This 88-year-old has just one-upped your street game.<p>The Taiwanese lady, who goes by the online moniker Moon Lin, is definitely proving that you …

Social Media

New York Fashion Week Doesn’t Need to Be Saved

“Things are not looking good for New York Fashion Week,” pronounced Eugene Rabkin in an op-ed for <i>Business of Fashion</i>. This hand-wringing arrived in …

New York Style

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

Warm Buttered Tomatoes with Ginger and Scallions

4 servings<p>This versatile peak-of-summer condiment can be served on top of white rice, pasta, toast, steamed fish, steak, or roast chicken.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled, cut into thin matchsticks<p>4 scallions, white and pale green parts finely …

Steak, Feta, and Olive Quesadillas

We first tried a Mexican-Italian quesadilla mash-up with pizzadillas—quesadillas with melty mozzarella and a marinara dipping sauce. Now we head to …

Food

A Must-Make Dish Before You Die: Jet Tila's Drunken Noodles

[1]<p>My Famous Drunken Noodles<p>From <b>101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die</b> [2] by Jet Tila<p>Notes<p>Famous for being a late-night drinking dish, Drunken Noodles is a marriage between my Thai and Chinese roots. The sauce seems complicated but it’s as simple as measuring and dumping in a bowl. Fresh …

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader

The function of a leader is to produce more leaders, not more followers.<p>If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and …

Communicate

How Prabal Gurung Is Challenging The Sizing System

PRABAL GURUNG has revealed that news of his collection for plus-sized retailer Lane Bryant was met with mockery from certain fashion-industry …

7 outfits ideas for when you have ‘nothing to wear’

There comes a time in every woman’s life when her beloved wardrobe has nothing to offer. On days when creativity fails you, think back in time and …

Victoria Swarovski marries in Italy, wearing a £700,000 dress embellished with 500,000 crystals

30 Cool And Easy Dinners To Make Every Night In June

It's too damn hot to cook dinner.

This Shoe Trend Is Making Flats Cool Again

Fashion<p>Accessories<p>This Shoe Trend Is Making Flats Cool Again<p>Flat shoes are definitely having a moment right now. As designers and fashion girls trade …

Clothing

Can Psychedelic Drugs Treat Mental Illness? Scientists Need Your Help To Find Out.

A new crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise $2 million to advance promising research that the government has largely neglected.<p>To the federal government, psychedelic drugs like LSD, MDMA (also known as Ecstasy or Molly in its street forms), and psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in mushrooms) …

How turmeric can help you get brilliant white teeth (really)

Even though turmeric is a game-changing skin booster and inflammation-fighting superfood, you have to be careful handling it—because it turns …

Coconut

This small Italian village will pay you £1700 to move there

See you there?<p>If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to move to Italy, you know, to enjoy that hand-rolled pasta, fresh gelato and everything else …

Met Gala 2017: Every Red Carpet Look You Need to See

The 2017 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala is finally here, and somehow the red carpet looks are even better than expected. Year …

Tommy Hilfiger: A Culture of Innovation

Tommy Hilfiger has reaffirmed itself as a market leader by focusing first and foremost on how its employees can innovate in their work. BoF sits down …

The Summer Shoe Trends 10 Out of 10 Fashion Girls Will Wear

Hear us out: Summer shoe trends are the best shoe trends. In other seasons, you have to deal with inclement weather and chilly temps that don't allow …

The 16 Top Places to Work in Fashion for 2017

Is it time to update that résumé?<p><i>Business of Fashion</i> just released its first-ever list of best places to work in the fashion industry and managed to …

Warby Parker

10 Trends to Get Behind This Spring

By definition, trends don’t stick around for long, though this spring’s crop feels different: The universally flattering prints, hard-working …

How Diana broke the rules

A new exhibition of the late Diana’s clothes explores her transformation from ingénue to icon. Lindsay Baker takes a look.<p>From mousy ‘Shy Di’ in puff-sleeved pastels to chic, sleek, internationally renowned fashion star, the life of the late Diana, Princess of Wales was an epic journey – …

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s new Nasty Gal series

Sophia Amoruso’s best-selling memoir, <i>Girlboss</i>, has been given its own Netflix series. The show, which is set to premiere on April 21, chronicles the Nasty Gal founder’s rise from eBay retailer to cult fashion CEO.<p>The first full trailer for the drama was unveiled by the streaming service this week. …

Doing This 1 Activity Could Make You More Creative Every Day for the Rest of the Year

Spring cleaning de-clutters your space and your mind.<p>As another winter comes to an end, you might be thinking about (or procrastinating) sprucing up your home. But you might not want to stop--or start--there. Science has shown that a round of spring cleaning in your office space could help you be …

Creativity

11 Bacon Recipes You Should Try At Least Once

Because ramen is better with bacon.<p>Our recent article on vegan eggplant bacon made us realize something: when people love <i>real</i> bacon, they love it something fierce. Bacon fans were none too pleased with this vegan alternative. To make it up to all bacon lovers, we set out to find some truly special …

Irvine Welsh-written TV series about 80s Ibiza in the works

Pop culture in the early 90s was turned on its head with the release of author Irvine Welsh’s seminal novel <i>Trainspotting</i>, chronicling Leith’s loveable and damaged young heroin addicts. While the contemporary sequel <i>T2</i> is still causing a buzz, it’s been announced that Welsh will return to the late …