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The Persistent Fantasy of the Fashion Magazine Job

From “The Bold Type” to “The Bell Jar,” working at a women’s magazine has always been portrayed as aspirational.<p>My entire girlhood I spent obsessed with magazines, a journey I can map exactly: It started with furtively reading <i>16</i> and <i>Bop</i> and <i>Teen Beat</i> at the grocery store, ogling pictures of JTT and …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

The best vintage airline posters: From Air France to United Airlines

Long before the days of easyJet and Ryanair, air travel had a feel of glamour about it. Getting on a flight was exciting, decadent, impressive – you …

Posters

Welcome to the new age of the luxury train

You wait ages for a brand new state-of-the-art mould-breaking luxury train to come along and then there are three in rapid succession.<p>First up, in April, was the Shiki-Shima – sorry, Train Suite Shiki-Shima – a striking 21st-century reinvention of the humble locomotive with an eye-catching …

Caramel, We're Stuck on You

These 25 recipes, for gooey desserts and next-level dinners, confirm that, yes, the world is a better place when it's doused in caramel.<p><b>Caramel makes everything better—that's a fact.</b> So when we want something to eat by the spoonful, we go straight for the good stuff. These 25 recipes, for gooey …

Dessert

What Was The Crystal Palace, And Why Are We Trying To Rebuild It?

One of the most famous structures in London’s history burned down decades ago. Can we resurrect it?<p>Yesterday, a group of Chinese developers along with London mayor Boris Johnson announced the shortlist of architects picked to design the new Crystal Palace. It includes some of the U.K.’s best …

Michael Bay to produce remake of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds

Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds told the story of a rustic seaside town that finds itself menaced by hellish flocks of seagulls and crows. Now the 1963 classic looks set to suffer its own form of molestation courtesy of a Hollywood remake by Transformers director Michael Bay.<p>Loosely adapted from …