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‘Kraftwerk is great for toilet training’ – how to use music to raise your kids

From teaching them to count with Springsteen to commuting to your teen’s grime playlist, streaming has pushed music into previously hushed corners of family life<p>Which 10 songs help your family life run smoothly? Share your playlist to win a 12-month Spotify Family subscription<p>Long before I was an …

Parenting

I Accidentally Froze My Wine. Is it Ruined?

It’s Friday night and your friends are coming over but you forgot to put wine in the fridge before you left for work. At this moment in time, it is a …

Rosé

A Twist on Classic Wine & Cheese Pairings

Standard and creative takes on matching wine with one of its favorite partners.<p>Wine and cheese have been paired together for centuries, but not every …

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Raw Brussels sprouts? With just a few basic ingredients, this salad makes the perfect healthy addition to any meal. Don't forget a glass of …

Vegetables

How To Pair Sparkling Wine With Food

Sparkling wine is not just for special occasions. In fact, bubbly can make any occasion special. Especially when paired with food. Yes, there is so …

Champagne

8 Insider Secrets To Pairing Wine With Food

When it comes to pairing wine with food, it can seem like an intricate choreography, where each flavor component has a precise accompaniment. In …

Chardonnay

5 Rosé Cocktails You Need In Your Summer Repertoire

Rosé. It’s for bros, it’s #allday, it’s for white girls. Whatever—it’s good, anytime and all the time, and we have finally come to appreciate that. …

Rosé

The Curious Case of the Disappearing Nuts

At 11:22 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, an orange Freightliner tractor-trailer arrived at Crain Walnut Shelling in Los Molinos, California. The truck’s driver, a man in his mid-thirties wearing a gray T-shirt, introduced himself as Alex Hernandez. He said he was from K and G Transport Services, a …

Want a Mentor? Here Are 5 Keys to Choosing and Approaching the Right One

You've heard plenty about the power of mentors, but lasering in on and landing the right one can be tricky. Here's how.<p>Bill Gates has his Warren Buffett. Luke Skywalker has his Yoda. Kanye West has his, uh, Kanye West.<p>You've read or heard much on the power and importance of mentors. But how do you …

Leadership

SoulCycle Sold Fans on Fitness, Now It's Cashing In on Clothes

SoulCycle “Warriors” dress the part —and pay for it.<p>It’s a winter afternoon at the New York City headquarters of SoulCycle, the boutique cycling studio that launched in 2006 and has developed a cult-like community, and Bob Colquhoun, the company’s vice president of retail, is seated at a high …

What Is SoulCycle, and Why Are People Obsessed With It? - Bloomberg

A company called SoulCycle, well-known in big cities like New York and San Francisco, has decided to go public. Wall Street is aflutter, and so are …

Fitness

How SoulCycle's Founders Created Something 'More Than Just a Workout'

Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler, co-founders of SoulCycle, describe to Inc. editor James Ledbetter how they started a fitness company after they couldn't find an exercise class that suited their needs.

Fitness

Heartfelt advice from a renowned writer to a novice

Every year, Colum McCann greets his writing students with a stark opening statement: “I can’t teach you anything.”This isn’t meant to be …

Authors

The Personal-Essay Boom Is Over

There’s a certain kind of personal essay that, for a long time, everybody seemed to hate. These essays were mostly written by women. They came off as unseemly, the writer’s judgment as flawed. They were <i>too</i> <i></i>personal: the topics seemed insignificant, or else too important to be aired for an audience …

SF 1st city in nation with a park 10-minute walk from every home

In 10 minutes, you can load a TV episode on Netflix, check your mail waiting for BART or make an avocado toast. Now, you can add to that list: take a …

San Francisco

How Not to Write a Book

The sensitivity editors apparently believe they are entitled to some say in a process they might not understand or respect.<p>A few thoughts on the art of scribbling:<p>Maybe you have heard that writing is a lonely job. This can be true if you’re lucky. This means that it is easier to live with someone …

Books

Living Your Second Act: 6 Books on Growth in Middle Age

A Midlife Reckoning<p>“I cried helplessly,” she writes, in her new memoir <i>Love and Trouble</i>. “I cried for everything I couldn’t have in my good life: freedom and carelessness and some kind of undefined, perfect love that hadn’t found me yet and never would.”<p>She had a happy marriage and two contented …

Books

cat-b are the ukrainian modelling agency taking the country’s unique youth to the world

Kyiv-based Cat-b casting agency has existed for less than year. But, part of the beating heart of Kyiv's underground fashion revolution, they represent a diverse gang of Ukrainian models and nodels, and promote the city's alternative youth and new post-soviet reality; they work closely with their …

Fashion

This butternut squash smash will make you crave toast for dinner

Avocado toast? Perfected it years ago. Topped with sweet potatoes? Crushed it.<p>But butternut squash? Now that’s next level—especially if you’re …

Japanese Eating Rules

We're all ears for proven parenting tips picked up from around the globe. French mothers have taught us the importance of speaking to children like …

Parenting

14 Seriously Next-Level Denim Jackets

Let's call a spade a spade: A denim jacket is a staple you just can't do without. And while we love, love, <i>love</i> our super-lived in favorites that we've worn to the point of vintage status, sometimes, it just feels good to get an upgrade. This season, the jean jacket mandate involves a special twist, …

Clothing

I Did SoulCycle And Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again

The one and only thing I know about SoulCycle prior to this point is that my class (henceforth referred to as a “Soul Session”) is scheduled to begin …

Mind

Cold Sesame Noodles with Broccoli and Kale

Instead of deep-frying the broccoli in this sesame noodles recipe, we used a high-heat roasting method.<p>Ingredients<p>4 servings<p>1 large head of broccoli, cut into large florets with some stalk attached<br>• 2 garlic cloves, 1 finely grated, 1 thinly sliced, divided<br>• 1½ teaspoons sambal oelek<br>• 1 tablespoon plus ½ …

Recipes

FADER Mix: RudeBoyz

The Durban, South Africa group have developed a tauter, tougher take on gqom, without sacrificing its nerve-igniting tension.<p>RudeBoyz are one of the …

Get Ready For The New Twin Peaks With Johnny Jewel’s Windswept

The new album features music written for David Lynch’s show, plus new music from Chromatics.<p>Johnny Jewel has shared new album <i>Windswept</i>. The 14-track …

TV

Eight ways parents can teach teens to be honest

My friend Jess stopped in her tracks outside her daughter’s bedroom door. Anna was on the phone, telling her eighth-grade classmate Julia that she had spent the day with her boyfriend. Jess knew that Anna had been with her, sorting through outgrown clothes and watching reruns of “Modern Family.”<p>As …

Parenting

The beautiful black gay history of Chicago house’s birth

As a new documentary about the movement launches on Channel 4, legendary DJ Jesse Saunders talk us through its beginnings in the city’s LGBTQ+ black and Latino communities<p>On the night of July 12, 1979, ‘the death of disco’ was declared from Comiskey Park, Chicago. Orchestrated by local radio host …

House Music

Robert Miles - Children

Here comes the science bit: why music festivals are going geek

From Bluedot to Brian May’s Starmus, festivals are pairing music with science and tech. They are no longer ‘mutually incompatible’, says the Queen guitarist<p>Festivals have long been cosmic experiences – havens of music and hedonism designed to whisk you away from reality for 72 hours. Of course, …

Festivals

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

Creativity