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Lake of Dreams

A Taste for Living

One of the 20th century’s most powerful style arbiters, Baron Nicolas “Niki” de Gunzburg mentored Bill Blass and Calvin Klein, discovered Lauren Bacall, and taught Diana Vreeland more than she cared to admit. Amy Fine Collins traces de Gunzburg’s life and legacy, from the lavish costume balls on …

This Time Tomorrow

10 Must-Read Books for August

It’s August? Isn’t the eighth month on the calendar supposed to be a hot wasteland for new books coming out? Isn’t the entire publishing industry at …

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Days

<i>In honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final film,</i> A Most Wanted Man, <i>hitting theaters today, we are reprinting David Browne’s cover story on the</i> …

The Best Idea Ever: Dessert Grilled Cheese

This lemon mascarpone grilled cheese starts with pound cake and is filled with creamy mascarpone and tart lemon curd. Not all sandwiches have to be savory! How about sandwiches for dessert instead?<p>Have you ever been so desperate for dessert that it became an obsession? Usually I have an abundance …

Dessert

Fighting a One-of-a-Kind Disease

What do you do if your child has a condition that is new to science?<p>Matt Might and Cristina Casanova met in the spring of 2002, as twenty-year-old undergraduates at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Cristina was an industrial-design major with an interest in philosophy; Matt was a shy computer …

Mothers And Lovers

Women onscreen in two series of film-noir classics, at Film Forum and MOMA.<p>The film noir remains the most enduring old-Hollywood genre, as confirmed by a pair of simultaneous retrospectives, “Femmes Noirs,” at Film Forum, and “Lady in the Dark: Crime Films from Columbia Pictures, 1932-1957,” at the …

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An Auteur Is Not a Brand

Three’s a trend. Based on an essay in the current issue of the magazine and two pieces recently published by <i>The Atlantic</i>, it seems like it’s time to pile on the idea of the auteur—of the director as creator—and it’s worth considering why.<p>In an essay about John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “The Power …

The Utterly Insane Makeup Creations By A 19-Year-Old Artist

When Stephanie Fernandez applies makeup, she isn't trying to perfect that smokey-eye look or find the right shade of lipstick. Instead, the 19-year-old turns herself or her model friends into out-of-this-world creatures.<p>Fernandez was recently featured on the Instagram Blog and explained how her …

I Tried a Kale Facial

If there's any question about the dominance of kale, I advise you to browse Etsy, where kale t-shirts in the Yale font, silver kale pendants, cinnamon-pear flavored kale chips, and "keep calm and eat kale" letter-pressed cards are all available to purchase.<p>So it should be no surprise that kale has …

The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

The 'Supperbowl': A Hamburger Bread Bowl Hybrid

Food hacking and conjoining is spilling over into the savory arena, and it looks like the GD BRO truck's hybrid bread bowl and hamburger is the next to make some serious waves. It's called the <b>Supperbowl Burger</b>, and it apparently lives as an upgrade option for any burger available on their Orange …

These 10 Summer Cookbooks Will Make The Good Life Even Better

Toss out the china and pick up the picnic basket! Summer cookbooks are fanciful creatures — high on whimsy and shamelessly devoted to making a good life better. For some, that means lingering in the farmers markets or gardening with the kids. For others it's indulging in some usually forbidden …

Five Films Following in 'Fault in Our Stars' Real-World Footsteps

The Shailene Woodley cancer drama was a box-office hit. Here are a few other films based on YA novels coming soon to theaters.<p>No dystopia? No …

Summer in a Glass: Everything’s Coming Up Rosés

Don’t dismiss the pink stuff because of its bad old days. How to find the best quality for your sunny-day pleasure.<p>During a balmy summer, few things …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

App experts pick their favorites: Here's what's hot

SAN FRANCISCO — So what's the latest, hottest app? With 5,000 app creators in town to attend the Apple Worldwide Developer's Conference, I figured if anyone would know about amazing, need to know apps, it's this crowd.<p>Take a look at some of their picks:<p>— Breeze (free, Apple only). A fitness tracker …

Bookstores of New York

<i>We asked the cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores. This is what he sent us:</i><p><i>Look for part two of this series in the next few weeks.</i>

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<b>Transarquitetônica</b><p>Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira recently completed work on his largest installation to date at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade in São Paulo. Oliveira uses the repurposed wood pieces as a skin nailed to an organic framework that looks intentionally like a large root system. Because the space provided by the museum was so immense, the artist expanded the installation into a fully immersive environment where viewers are welcome to enter the artwork and explore the …

Finally, fitness trackers measure up

There's a lot to love about the latest round of lifestyle tracking bands. The Jawbone UP24 is super simple and massively motivational. The new Withings Pulse O2 gives other bands serious screen-envy. And Shine, by Misfit Wearables, is a whole lot more than a pretty face. If you could put all three …

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9 Contemporary Authors You Should Be Reading

Despite rumors about the death of the literary novel, there's never been more fantastic literary fiction and non-fiction being produced. As readers, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the flood of well-crafted books demanding our attention.<p>Don't despair, however; in celebration of HuffPost's 9th …