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Prada Buys Milan's Beloved Bakery, Pasticceria Marchesi

The historic Milanese cafe, recently acquired by Prada, brings its exquisite baked goods to the chic via Monte Napoleone.<p>As one of Milan's oldest and …

Food tour of Barcelona's tapas bars and Gaudi monuments

The Sagrada Familia<p>I went to Barcelona 15 years ago when I was an art history student. It had been a long-awaited Gaudí pilgrimage and I spent a few …

16 Knitting Crafts to Make on a Lazy Day

Whether you’re a knitting expert or just getting started, this hobby is a great skill to have around into the chillier months. Not only is it one of the coziest ways to be productive on a cold winter’s day, but who doesn’t love flaunting a hand-knit scarf, hat or bag? And with every color of the …

Top 150 Secret Destinations

<b>So many homes. So little cost.</b><p>Swap with thousands of inspiring homes worldwide<p>Published in News - January 1, 2016<p>Holidays are all about exploring a …

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Sesame Noodles with Chili Oil and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Spicy Sichuan pepper will leave your lips buzzing. Use any leftover chili oil from this sesame noodles recipe in dressings or marinades.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, whites and greens separated, thinly sliced<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 teaspoons …

Get Your Juices Flowing with a Super Tasty Mango-Ginger Smoothie

Does your body need a reboot? We found a yummy cure for sluggish systems with the Mango-Ginger Smoothie.<p>In our June issue, we looked to the Honeybee …

Paris history: The construction of the Pont Neuf.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City</b> <i>by Joan DeJean, out now from Bloomsbury USA.</i><p>The invention of Paris began with a …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

The Value of Land: How Community Land Trusts Maintain Housing Affordability

Affordable housing is on New York City’s mind. A critical mass of civic organizations, academic institutions, city agencies, advocacy groups, and …

Dining Solo in Paris? Here's 6 Great Meals for One, from Seafood Feasts to Local Hangouts

In Paris, dining alone is not only civilized—it's common sense. Here are six great solo meals to seek out, from seafood feasts to old-school bistros<p><i>Upon the publication of his latest book,</i> <b>Hungry for France: Adventures for the Cook & Food Lover</b><i>, we asked longtime Paris resident (and frequent Bon</i> …

12 Gorgeous Grecian-Inspired Wedding Gowns

Because you want to look like a goddess on your wedding day.<p>One shoulder dresses, draping, and ivy-like embroidery were all over the Bridal Fashion Week runways. For the brides-to-be who aren't looking for a more modern look, traditional Grecian gowns seem to be the choice de rigueur. Who wouldn't …

The Calligraphy Post

A few days ago I bought a course “Introduction of the Art of Modern Calligraphy” by Molly Jacques, which you should definitely check, and I fell in love with calligraphy.<p>Now I find this useful infographic with the basics of calligraphy, including tools. In case you want to try your skills you should try to do those exercise.<p>In both cases, (the classes from molly and this infographic) they ask you simple tools to begining your training:<p>Pen Holder<br>• Nikko G pointed, 303 and 404 Nibs (but you can …