Sara Apodaca Blackmore

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Go Inside Marilyn Monroe's Upper East Side Apartment

You can even rent it—for $27,500 a month.<p>Marilyn Monroe is usually associated with the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's Golden Era, but when she wasn't on the West Coast, the iconic actress spent a great deal of time in New York City (she <i>was</i> married to a Yankee, after all). Whenever Monroe touched …

Real Estate

How To Wear Tie Neck Blouses, Fall's Biggest Trend

Don't be scared, you got this.<p>If you've been paying any attention to fashion the last couple of months, you know that the '70s are IN. Between the flared denim, patchwork prints, lace-up tops and suede <i>everything</i>, the decade is ruling the runways and the streets in a major way.<p>This '70s reign isn't …

These are Europe's 24 best cities to live in

The index brings together five different elements to decide how liveable each place is. Here's how they're weighted:<p>22 cities in Europe are found in the top 50 globally, and there's been quite a bit of movement for several cities since the index was last published in 2014. Take a look at the …

6 Myths About Wine Busted by a Sommelier

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/Antagain</i><p>Wine is a difficult scene to break into. Like coffee, spouting of too much information on the subject can make you sound like a snob -- especially if said information is technically false. With that in mind, we called upon <i>Food & Wine Magazine's</i> 2014 "Sommelier …

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

Paris, Mois de la Photo Off, 2014

Famous Novels Turned into Beautifully Intricate Works of Book Art

Tokyo-based artist and designer Tomoko Takeda turns literary masterpieces into stunning works of visual art in her series <i>ものがたりの断片</i> (<i>monogatari no danpen</i>, trans. “story fragments”). With a brilliant eye for form and structure, Takeda cuts and carves away at the pages of books to form intricate, …

Meet Nördlingen, The Little Town In A Crater

Well this place is a <i>hole</i> bunch of fun.<p>The town of Nördlingen -- a stop on Germany's Romantic Road -- sits entirely within a crater, made when a half-mile-wide meteorite smacked into Earth about 15 million years ago.<p>The town's founders likely weren't aware they were settling in such a phenomenon -- …

The Legrabox: Blum's Sexy Drawer System with Invisible Slides

Austria-based hardware manufacturer Blum might make the low-end hinges for Ikea's cabinets, but when it comes to their own branded product, they go …

Sketching

Interview: Joseph Ari Aloi aka JK5

by Hugh Hart<p>Joseph Ari Aloi graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1994 armed with dozens of sketchbooks, self-described ADD, a set of tattoo implements and a headful of eye-popping mythologies inspired variously by Star Wars, Sanskrit calligraphy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jackson Pollock and …

With a 500hp V8, Continental GT finds its voice

It is difficult to imagine the phrase “base model” applying to anything with eight cylinders, 500 horsepower and a starting price equal to nine Mini Coopers. But Bentley’s Continental GT V8 is just that, the entry point in a range that climbs all the way to the fearsome Continental GT Speed – a …

The month in tech: Mercedes’ vision quest

A monthly roundup of the latest car technology news.<p><b>Mercedes-Benz brings 360 viewing to Formula 1 tracks</b><p>Mercedes-Benz utilised 360-degree cameras to film Formula 1 team driver Nico Rosberg take the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W05 to a track for the first time. The racing car, new for the 2014 season, …

P1, the unlikely Porsche pioneer

Evidence of a young Ferdinand Porsche sowing wild oats has emerged. His previously unknown automotive creation was discovered in an Austrian warehouse – 111 years after he stored it there.<p>This new prologue to the German carmaker’s illustrious history stars an ancient protagonist found in …

Maserati stuns in Geneva with Alfieri

Maserati has clocked one of the early surprises of this year's Geneva show, whipping the covers from this, the not-at-all-ugly Alfieri concept.<p>It's a potential vision of a more affordable Maserati than anything in the firm's current line-up – a bottom-of-the-range two-plus-two hatchback to sit …

Swiss mix: Memorable metal from the Geneva motor show

Alfa Romeo teases with the topless 4C Spider study

Sometimes, automotive beauty has less to do with what is added than with what is taken away. Such is the case with Alfa Romeo’s lovely 4C Spider, the roadster version of the Italian carmaker’s lauded new coupe.<p>Technically a design study, but undeniably production-ready, the 4C Spider unveiled in …

The wild one: Top Gear drives SLS AMG GT Final Edition

What’s this? A sad farewell, that’s what.<p>This is the last-ever version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, dubbed the “GT Final Edition”. And it's only available in a limited run of 350 models. In fact we should have labelled this a “last drive”.<p><b>What! They're killing off the SLS?</b><p>Yep. As we told you late …

Meet the $1.25m Hennessey Venom World’s Fastest Edition

Last month, Top Gear revealed that the Hennessey Venom GT hit 270.49mph at the Kennedy Space Centre. The highest speed ever recorded by a production car.<p>This feat of engineering earned the company a Guinness World Record, but not for the fastest production car (Bugatti still has that one). The GT …

Can Porsche win at Le Mans?

With 16 overall victories, Porsche is the winningest marque in the 81-year history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s most famous automotive endurance race. In 1999, at the top of its game, the German carmaker turned its back on the race – a move widely read as a means of freeing funds to …

Ferrari 458, reimagined

A Dutch design firm has announced plans to build a limited edition version of the Ferrari 458 Italia. And when we mean limited edition, we mean, erm, one. And it'll look like the picture above.<p>It's the design work of Ugur Sahin, based in the Netherlands, who confirmed to TopGear.com that they've …

This Dress Turns Transparent When You're 'Turned on'

Considering that the gimmick behind mood rings still sort of blows my mind, I'm having a really tough time trying to process this: Studio Roosegaarde's new Intimacy 2.0 dress, which shifts from opaque to transparent when its wearer is "turned on." <i>How</i>?!?<p>Oh, it's simple really, according to the …

Wearable Tech

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

Photographer Captures Ethereal Portraits with Subdued Color Palettes

Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco is making his presence felt in the growing realm of surreal style photography. Using subdued color palettes, …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Cocktail Hour Notebook

Seasoned cocktail shakers and novice mixologists alike will delight in a set of <b>Cocktail Hour Notebooks</b>—each one is a potent blend of vintage-inspired illustrations and creative recipes for classic and modern tipples. This set from Portland, Oregon-based <b>Scout</b> features <b>volumes for rum, gin, and vodka.</b> …

Shopping

Fred SAUCED Measuring Wine Glass

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>This wine glass comes one to a package.<p>The wine glass is made from lead-free crystal.<p>Serve your favorite wine …

Marvel 3D Wall Nightlight - Iron Man Mask

most helpful positive reviews<p>A must have for any comic geeks home theater!!!<p>5 out of 5 stars<p>Tim — 4 years ago<p>I purchased the Iron Man helmet, hand, …

The Art of Simple Food II: Recipes, Flavor, and Inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden

<b>Alice Waters, the iconic food luminary, presents 200 new recipes that share her passion for the many delicious varieties of vegetables, fruits, and</b> …