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100 Years On, What Does It Say That We’re Still Censoring Egon Schiele’s Nudes?

Known for his erotic drawings of women as much as his own emo nude self-portraits, Egon Schiele is proving even more controversial now than he was …

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

The Color of Humanity in Sally Mann’s South

We’re in Virginia, where the photographer Sally Mann was born, in 1951, and where she still lives, making work so rooted in place that it is inseparable from history, from lore, and from the effects of slavery. Like Janus, she looks forward as she looks back, at all those bodies that made her and …

The “Butter-Chicken Lady” Who Made Indian Cooks Love the Instant Pot

<i>This post has been updated to include Urvashi Pitre’s recipe for Instant Pot butter chicken.</i><p>Last spring, Urvashi Pitre, a Dallas-based food blogger raised in Pune, India, posted a recipe for butter chicken to the Instant Pot Community Facebook group, a million-member discussion board dedicated to …

Recipes

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

Danny Boyle

‘I, Tonya’ Gets Torn to Shreds by a Reporter Who Covered the Real-Life Incident: ‘This Fantasy Film Is Harding’s Dream Come True’

J.E. Vader calls the biopic a portrait of "an unrepentant felon."<p>“It was painful to hand over the money for a ticket, knowing that some of it would …

Jefford on Monday: Barbaresco – myth and reality

Andrew Jefford discovers the unexpected after taking a closer look at the divide between Barbaresco and Barolo.<p>What exactly is the relationship …

Wines Are No Longer Free to Travel Across State Lines

For a golden moment, motivated wine lovers could rely on high-speed internet as a sort of national wine shop. A consumer in Little Rock, Ark., for example, unable to find particular bottles locally, could order them from a shop in New York. It required only a willingness to pay shipping costs.<p>Those …

Transparent solar technology represents 'wave of the future'

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, …

Tokyo Photography Series: Neon Dreams

We are still in our vivid "Blade-Runner-esque" celebration on ABDZ. Let's explore the streets of Tokyo, Japan with Matthieu Bühler who is a graphic …

Photography

Alarm as study reveals world’s tropical forests are huge carbon emission source

Forests globally are so degraded that instead of absorbing emissions they now release more carbon annually than all the traffic in the US, say researchers<p>The world’s tropical forests are so degraded they have become a source rather than a sink of carbon emissions, according to a new study that …

Carbon Emissions

Streets of London by Joshua K. Jackson

Based in London, Joshua K. Jackson immortalises the streets of his city. When he does, he’s inspired by his love for the urban environment and the …

Haas

Giant Vegetables Invade English Flower Show: Pictures

Plastic Film Covering 12% of China's Farmland Pollutes Soil

China will expand its agricultural use of environment-damaging plastic film to boost crop production even as authorities try to curb soil pollution, …

A student found an ancient Canadian village that’s 10,000 years older than the Pyramids

For hundreds — perhaps thousands — of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation, an indigenous group in British Columbia, have passed down the oral histories of where they came from. The nation claims that its ancestors fled for survival to a coastal area in Canada that never froze during the Ice …

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

<b>Exclusive:</b> Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted<p>Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the …

17-Year-Old Stanley Kubrick’s Photos Of 1940s New York Prove That He Was Born Genius

Before Stanley Kubrick directed arguably some of the best movies ever made like "2001: Space Odyssey" or "The Shining," he was a simple teenager in …

Stanley Kubrick

PUNCH | The Essential Vermouth Brands by Style

Like aromatic cocktail bitters and amaro, vermouth has undergone a transformation in recent years, climbing from the recesses of the back bar to …

Make Nobu’s legendary miso black cod using only 5 ingredients

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>Chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, …

The same technology used in self-driving cars is also discovering ancient civilizations

In 2012, archaeologists discovered what many had lusted after for decades: pyramids and monuments hidden in the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras that constituted the remains of an entire lost civilization that thrived more than 1,000 years ago. A few years later in 2015, another huge network of …

Archaeology

Skip Bordeaux—This Is the New Wine Region to Visit in France

On a Friday evening near the tiny French fishing village of Gruissan, a gypsy band roars into song, strumming “Les Champs-Élysées.” The crowd joins in clapping, hopping up on wooden picnic tables to sing along as steaming bowls of mussels and salt-encrusted sea bass emerge from the kitchen. The …

The iconic photographers who played with their food

One of the earliest things my mother told me was to not play with my food. As a basic human need, food is meant to be prepared and consumed. It’s <i>not</i> for fun, and it’s not a profound symbol of something deeper – such as sexuality, pain, loss, or love.<p>Thankfully, photographers such as Tim Walker, …

Ed Ruscha on Stephen Shore’s America

Stephen Shore, <i>Second Street and Matheson Street, Kenora, Ontario</i>, August 15, 1974 © the artist Stephen Shore, <i>Fort Worth, Texas</i>, June 2, 1976 © the …

This Famous Pepper Photo by Edward Weston Was a 4hr+ Exposure at f/240

Edward Weston is considered to be one of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century. One of his most famous works, titled <i>Pepper</i> …

Texts between Uber's Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski are juicy

Uber sounds like a blast to work for, at least if you're cofounder Travis Kalanick and former head of self-driving technology Anthony …

UberEATS

Botanical Inquiry

“Botanical Inquiry” is a series of photographic dioramas that shuffle nature, geography, and physics into familiar but fictional environments.<p>In these compositions, the physical characteristics of the unremarkable plants I have collected become storytelling elements which, when staged against the …

Photography

Thomas Albdorf is “shifting perceptions” of contemporary photography

Austrian photographer Thomas Albdorf creates strangely composed images which make you ask how on earth he has actually created them. His use of hue …

Transmedia

Apple’s building an old wooden barn at its ‘Spaceship’ campus — here’s why

Adorned with wood, glass, and polished metal, Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus has an aesthetic straight out of a Jony Ive sketch. It’s high-tech and futuristic, and set to span 2.8-million square feet and house 13,000 employees — and perhaps some farm animals.<p>In a recent drone fly-over video by</i> …

Tim Cook

Google is using AI to create stunning landscape photos using Street View imagery

Google’s AI photo editor tricked even professional photographers<p>Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is taking in Street View imagery from Google Maps and transforming it into professional-grade photography through post-processing — all without a human touch. Hui Fang, a software …