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4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class

Each year, we issue an open casting call for high school seniors who have dared to address money, work or social class in their college application essays. From the large pile that arrived this spring, these four — about parents, small business, landscapes and the meaning a single object can convey …

Middle School
College & University

The Best Winery Restaurants In America

The culinary world and the food world are intimately intertwined. Just as chefs care deeply about the wine that sommeliers present alongside their …

Paso Robles

Food & Wine Restaurants of the Year 2016

Get ready for glorious seafood towers, nonna-style pastas and save-the-world burgers as Food & Wine reveals the country's 10 best openings.

Ice Cream

Tartine Manufactory nabs spot on Food & Wine's Restaurants of the Year

<b>Tartine Manufactory</b> has nabbed a spot on Food & Wine magazine's 2017 Restaurants of the Year list, which will be featured in the June issue.<p>Less than a year old, the high profile offshoot of Chad Robertson and Elisabeth Prueitt's Mission bakery has had a whirlwind of a year, including landing a …

San Francisco

Food & Wine Restaurants of the Year 2017

Lessons learned after a six-month, 45,000-mile odyssey through hundreds of restaurants in 20 cities: eat more bread, do more day drinking and don’t …

San Francisco

Feast your eyes on the one-millionth Porsche 911

Porsche

'The Art of Listening' explores how we experience music

The Audiophiliac checks out Michael Coleman and Emmanuel Moran's documentary about how we listen to music.<p>"The Art of Listening" is a new documentary film that puts it all together with instrument makers, musicians, recording engineers/producers, and we the people who listen to music. This sort of …

Guitar

Strength Tips from the NFL's Top Trainer

<i>A:</i><p>The NFL season is upon us and there’s something—or rather someone—that many of the top players have in common: Brett Bartholomew.<p>Bartholomew, who is the director of performance at the Los Angeles-based gym Unbreakable and the owner of the start-up Bartholomew Strength, has served as the strength …

Exercise

Steve Johnson takes us through a year of the ATP tour's global grind

<i>As he prepares for another run towards the top of U.S. tennis, Steve Johnson takes us through a year of the tour’s global grind.</i><p>January 1, …

Tennis

The devil and Roger Federer

I know a grown man with not one but two framed images of Roger Federer in his house, the larger of which shows the sweatless Swiss revving up for a …

Tennis

How to Finally Stop Focusing on the Negative

For many of us, it’s second nature to focus on the negative. We tend to dwell on criticisms (while brushing off compliments), and brace ourselves for …

Self-help

The Right Way to Clean Your Winter Style Essentials

Plus, what to do about salt stains on boots.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>. Are you still dirty? Subscribe to Ask a Clean Person: The Podcast on</i> <i>Acast</i><i>,</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>or</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>, and like</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Coats

Hyde Integrated Lighting

Designed by Danny Venlet for KOVR, Hyde is a innovative lighting system, where LED lights are embedded within 12 mm thick decorative panels for a …

22 Pumpkin Pie Alternatives So Tasty, You Won’t Miss a Thing

Since everyone’s in PSL mode, it’s only natural to turn your thoughts to upcoming holiday baking, with visions of the ultimate pumpkin pie dancing in your head. But if the classic custard, cream and crust combo doesn’t do it for you anymore — maybe you’ve gone grain-free or dairy-free, or maybe you …

Dessert

How To Get Better At Tennis | Train Like The Pros

Tennis is an interesting sporting activity. It incorporates technical ability with ridiculous conditioning and body composition is a huge consider …

The Right Way to Care for Your Sweaters

Courtesy of our resident Clean Person.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I live Scandinavia and as such, I have a LOT of sweaters that get worn a LOT. And dry cleaning is horrifically</b> …

Sweaters

5 inexpensive Bluetooth speakers to pair with your Echo Dot

It's easy math: A Dot plus one of these speakers equals better sound than you'll get from the full-size Echo, and for less money.<p>Amazon's second-generation Echo Dot has arrived, and by all accounts it's a winner. CNET's Ry Crist awarded it an Editors' Choice plus a very rare 9.5 rating.<p>Of course, …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

Self-help

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine says these are the top 7 factors that determine whether a restaurant succeeds or fails

Of the 137 restaurants whose episodes have aired, 82, or 60%, have closed since their makeovers, according to the blog Food Network Gossip.<p>That's actually not bad, since these restaurants were so poorly managed that Irvine and his team only took the job if there was essentially a 100% chance of …

Hospitality

Team Up for Doubles Tennis with Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf

The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education seeks to transform public education in two ways. Through its signature project, the Andre Agassi College …

The simplest explanation of investment banking we've ever heard

Alan Li, a former Goldman Sachs analyst, provided the most straightforward explanation we've ever heard on a recent episode of his new podcast, "The Vampire Squid."<p>"I like to compare it to a consulting firm because everyone understands what consulting firms do," Li said. "A consulting firm has a …

Goldman Sachs

The mindset of a champion

<i>Mind & Meaning</i><p>Why life for Serena Williams is more than just winning Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>After winning her Wimbledon semifinal match last year – and …

A Visit to FLOS with Michael Anastassiades [Video]

London-based designer Michael Anastassiades describes his work as “minimal, utilitarian and almost mundane, yet full of vitality one might not …

Furniture

Zaha Hadid: Building an Impact

The late Pritzker Prize winner sat down with HYPEBEAST Magazine in one of her final interviews.<p>“It’ll leave you speechless” is a phrase oft-used to illustrate the literal sense of awe and wonder one feels when placed in the presence of something breathtaking. Walking up to The Jockey Club …

Get in Tennis Shape: 5 Drills, One Serious Workout

Being out of shape is no excuse for losing your first match this season. By dedicating a few hours each week, you can be ready to last for long sets …

Exercise

Speed made simple

In an age of ever-more-sophisticated sporting cars, the $55,000 Jannarelly Design-1 is a minimalist monster.<p>This is the Jannarelly Design-1, a minimalist sports car with throwback looks and modern mechanical bits, not unlike the Donkervoort D8 GTO and the Lucra LC470.<p>The shape, penned by Lykan …

Alfa Romeo