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DIY Canvas Art Using Fabric

Fabric is such an easy way to decorate, and you aren’t limited to using fabric on just chairs and curtains, either. A good fabric is itself a piece …

Claire Ptak’s chocolate cream eclair recipe | Baking the seasons

Cupcakes and buns are all very well, but the eclair is the queen of patisserie. The choux takes a few steps to make, but boy it’s worth it ...<p>Doughnuts are delicious and whoopie pies are great, but nothing can beat an eclair – they’re delicate, well proportioned and chic. I could happily eat one …

10 Common Rookie Cooking Mistakes

Mistakes in the kitchen happen–seriously, it’s inevitable. Meat dries out, vegetables are scorched, noodles go gummy…everyone slips up, professionals …

Diane von Furstenberg on the 9 Beauty Rules Every Woman Should Know Before She Turns 30

Today, Diane von Furstenberg will present her Fall 2018 collection, adding to a list of personal accomplishments that include, but are not limited to, being painted by Andy Warhol, pioneering 40 years of signature wrap dresses, advocating for body diversity and the #MeToo movement within the …

Sentimental Education

Alexander Chee's first and only girlfriend taught him about fashion and street style, but also, how to be himself.<p><i>Part urban guerrilla, part folk artist―we're examining the wild world of street style for the next week or so. Read our first installment here.</i><p>Alexis is the only girlfriend I would ever …

27 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

These are a class act.

14 Shows to Binge After You’ve Finished Stranger Things

If you’re anything like me, you spent eight of your precious weekend hours mainlining <i>Stranger Things</i> and absolutely loving it. If you’re not like me and this means nothing to you, <i>Stranger Things</i> is Netflix’s new original series, a science-fiction thriller centered on the disappearance of a young …

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Sirloin steak with anchovies and shallots

This, which I used to have when I worked in Bordeaux for a while, is one of my favourite things to eat. It is also an incredibly quick meal.<p>If the notion of raw shallots and anchovies doesn’t appeal you can sauté them – in unsalted butter – until the shallots are soft and the anchovies are almost …

How to Make LBJ's Barbecued Chicken

LBJ and his wife Lady Bird made full use of "barbeque diplomacy" while in the White House, and with this recipe it's no wonder he was so</b> …

Cheese Cake Brownies

These might become your favorite brownies: <i>soft, squishy brownies with a cheese cake filling</i>.<p>Another recipe that will add a few centimeters to your …

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So Fresh, So Clean: You Need These DIY Toilet Bombs In Your Life

Your bathroom will thank you.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>· 1 cup baking soda<p>· 1/4 cup citric acid<p>· Bowl<p>· Spoon<p>· 1 tablespoon dish soap<p>· Ice cube tray<p>1. Stir together the baking soda and citric acid in a bowl until combined.<p>2. Slowly stir in the dish soap until the mixture resembles wet sand.<p>3. Divide …

15-Minute Meals Top Chefs Make at Home

To get in your post-work yoga class or after-work cocktail with colleagues, it often isn’t until 8:00 that you roll through your door. Tired and hungry, dinner becomes a frustrating ordeal and that spring risotto that you’ve wanted to make all week goes on the back burner. Rather than hitting up …

The Secrets to Making Perfect Pizza at Home

Nina Clemente settled in at the recently revamped Plaza of the Standard, High Line, in New York City this month as its new chef-in-residence. Clemente, the daughter of famed painter Francesco Clemente and costume designer Alba Clemente (both of whom are Italian), infused the menu with Amalfi …

Humans of New York Photographs the 2016 Met Gala

While the press howled at celebrities out on the red carpet and others quietly snapped candid shots inside, there was one photographer at the Met last night who had a different approach. Brandon Stanton, the brilliant mind behind Humans of New York, a website and book documenting ordinary citizens …

Pakistan honour killings on the rise, report reveals

<b>Nearly 1,100 women were killed in Pakistan last year by relatives who believed they had dishonoured their families, the country's independent Human Rights Commission says.</b><p>In its annual report the commission said 900 more women suffered sexual violence and nearly 800 took, or tried to take, their …

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Tax transparency: Could the UK take a leaf out of Norway's book?

<b>Last July at The Times CEO Summit, David Cameron announced plans to make the top 250 companies in the UK publish the gap between average male and female earnings, in order to try to tackle the gender pay gap.</b><p>For the UK, where revealing someone else's tax affairs is a criminal offence, this is a …

The 10 Common Cooking Mistakes Chefs Always Notice (And How to Fix Them)

Training for years, working in the kitchen until the wee hours of the morning, modifying recipes until perfection, no one knows the value of trial and error more than top chefs. And those years of trial and error yield a serious understanding of the most common culinary pitfalls—the mistakes that …

Everything We Know About the Gilmore Girls Netflix Revival So Far

Ever since Netflix announced that it was reviving <i>Gilmore Girls</i> last October, the show’s fervent fan base has been eagerly awaiting more information. As fate would have it, new details continue to surface on an almost-weekly basis. Even though creator Amy Sherman-Palladino has done a good job …

16 Films You Should See This Season

spring movies<p><i>Everybody Wants Some!!</i><br>After his incomparable portrait of growing up in <i>Boyhood</i>, Richard Linklater kicks back in this amiable quasi-sequel to his teen classic, <i>Dazed and Confused</i>. Set on a Texas campus in the ’80s, it stars <i>Glee</i>’s Blake Jenner as a freshman baseball player who moves into a …

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

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How Personal Abortion Stories Are Changing Today’s Fight for Reproductive Rights

reproductive rights<p>Today, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in <i>Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt</i>, a landmark case challenging Texas abortion legislation. But Stephanie Toti, the 37-year-old lawyer for the Center for Reproductive Rights making her debut before the high court, is far from …

What’s the Best Time of Day to Exercise? The Fitness Pros Weigh In

Some exercise routines are more regimented than others: We all know that devoted 5:00 a.m. runner, the regular 2:00 p.m. doubles player, the 7:00 p.m. yoga fanatic. But which of these time frames, if any, provides the best workout? Los Angeles–based private Pilates trainer Nonna Gleyzer—Gisele …

Five Ways Emotions Defy Nature’s Laws

Think <i>Newton’s Laws of Gravity</i>, the <i>Laws of Motion</i>, or the <i>Relativity Principle</i>. These laws of physics allow us to understand, define and predict our …

The Leap Year as Explained by Neil deGrasse Tyson - StarTalk Video

The Best Friendship Movies of All Time

The BFF tearjerker has become as much of a classic movie genre as the spaghetti Western. (Seriously, who didn’t reach for a box of Kleenex while watching <i>Beaches</i> or <i>Now and Then</i>?) The latest buddy weepfest to come our way is <i>Miss You Already</i>, starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette as Jess and …

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The Best Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, which means many of you are frantically trying to secure a reservation at that candlelit Italian place you love so much. Should you not prevail, worry not: There are a few other Valentine’s Day dates you still have time to plan. But if your idea of ultimate …

Japan and the whale

<b>Hunting whales is irrelevant to feeding Japan's population, draws global condemnation and is certainly not economic. So why does Japan still do it?</b><p>The answer from the Japanese government is that whaling is an ancient part of Japanese culture, that fishermen have caught whales for centuries, and …

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In Ukraine, That Flower Crown Means More Than You Think

Since the 2014 revolution, there has been a surge in national pride in Ukraine—even, or perhaps especially, when it comes to the fashion front. This wave of supporting homegrown designers and local production has contributed to a revival of Ukrainian folk staples, most noticeably the …

Why the World's Most Talked-About New Art Dealer Is Instagram

Standing before **Marc Quinn’**s looming <i>Myth Venus</i> sculpture in front of Christie’s Rockefeller headquarters last night was a masked protester holding a large poster that read <i>F*** U.</i> It was a parody of **Wade Guyton’**s 2005 <i>Untitled</i> that sold for $3.52 million just hours later at the live-streamed …