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Public editor: What five questions about Rob Ford do you want answered?

A week from today, assuming no appeals or setbacks, readers will be able to see almost all of the 500-page document police have pulled together in their investigation into Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.<p>It's worth noting that many of the key allegations have come to light so far because national and …

3 Classy Ways to Upgrade Leather Gloves

San Francisco’s Indian summer is finally on its way out (yes, October-November is our summer), so now we’re joining the rest of the country with days full of cold and rainy weather. As much as we love our sun-filled fall, it feels nice to <i>finally</i> take advantage of all the amazing boots, beanies, …

Crafting

The One Silly Tip You Need To Make Yourself More Photogenic (VIDEO)

The holidays are fast approaching, and you know what that means... lots of pictures. On Facebook. Tagged with your name on them.<p>That's why we're taking a look at New York-based photographer Peter Hurley's video, to remind us that there is one semi-helpful and simple (and very silly) thing we can do …

Be Positively Inspired

“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.”<p>~ Sonia Ricotti

Why Do My Feet Keep Peeling?

9 of Our Fave Coffees-in-a-Can for On-the-Go Caffeination Pumpkin Spice Toffee Makes for a Splendid End to Fall Suppers The RealReal Has a New LA Store and We Low-Key Want to Stay There Forever

Pumpkins

Harper's Bazaar on Twitter: "Desperate for an in-budget holiday party dress? We've curated the latest and greatest. http://t.co/XcZI4AEhIx http://t.co/bIuDr8HzWD"

Fairytale Hideaway: Celerie Kemble

An inside look at Celerie Kemble's Adirondack hideaway<p>'Tis the Season—Celerie Kemble and her mother, Mimi McMakin, are famous for their haute-WASP interiors, but their Adirondack hideaway is all about rustic charm. Plus, read the full interview.

Hannah Arendt Discusses Philosophy, Politics & Eichmann in Rare 1964 TV Interview

Hannah Arendt’s work has come under some critical fire lately, what with the release of the Margarethe Von Trotta-directed biopic, starring German …

The first R: why we need to teach philosophy in the classroom

Philosophy has had an important role in shaping who we are today. The PreSocratic philosophers began the rational approach to understanding the world, the culmination of which is modern science. Computing came to us at the end of a long line of philosophical contributions, including Aristotle's …

The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from Aristotle on the Art of Connection

<i>“A principal fruit of friendship,”</i> Francis Bacon wrote in his timeless meditation on the subject, <i>“is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”</i> For Thoreau, friendship was one of life’s great rewards. But in today’s cultural …

The difference between science and philosophy is... • literary jukebox

The difference between science and philosophy is that the scientist learns more and more about less and less until she knows everything about nothing, whereas a philosopher learns less and less about more and more until he knows nothing about everything.<p><b>Song:</b> “Science vs. Romance” by <b>Rilo Kiley</b>

How to Tell if You Have Psychic Abilities

Those who have made a lifetime of the study of psychic phenomena suspect that most, if not all of us are psychic to one degree or another. I'm sure …

RT @garyjoelclement: Here's this week's Week in Review with apologies. http://t.co/z6NPPAW4pU

15 Things To Buy Now That Will Make Your Life Better In 20 Years

We love us a good Forever 21 dress or Zara shirt, the sort of thing we'll wear for a few months then swap out for something trendier. But the wiser move would be to shop for investment pieces, the kind of trusty, high-quality items that we'll still love -- and actually wear! -- in 20 years.<p>So we …

The New (Gentler) Victoria's Secret Model Workout

What do Doutzen, Lily, Lindsay and Erin have in common besides hitting the genetic jackpot? Religious Ballet Beautiful workouts leading up to their big reveal.<p>The annual, and much anticipated, Victoria's Secret show will be taping one week from today (and airing on Tuesday, December 10th 10/9 C on …

Exercise

The Quirkiest Things We Learned About Models Backstage At The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Today, in the freezing New York City weather, the pink carpet rolled out for the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The presence of troops in army fatigues, police dogs and just about every PR rep in the biz made it pretty clear that this is one serious event.<p>In attendance to walk the runway …

Hate Working Out? Get Off Your Butt & Read This Now...

Photo: Courtesy of Alison Brod PR.<p>Between work, a social life, family, and well, <i>more work</i>, we know it can be hard to start — and maintain — a workout …

No One Wears Vivienne Westwood Better Than Vivienne Westwood

You know who'd look rad in a Vivienne Westwood campaign? Vivienne Westwood, of course. And although the renowned designer and icon of punk has …

Vivienne Westwood

Sun Gazing

Fake It 'Til You Make It: Makeup

I rarely wear makeup; because I work from home a lot and no one sees me except for my landlord’s dog and dogs are colorblind. But on those occasions …

Makeup

Beauty Poll: Which Are You Better at Doing—Hair or Makeup?

Time for a little random Friday-afternoon fun here in the beauty department. In my experience, it seems that just as people are generally right- or left-handed, vs. being ambidextrous, people also are usually either great at applying makeup or great at doing hair—not usually both.<p>I'm sad to say …

9 Disney Characters That Should Become Disney Princesses

You know what’s total BS? The fact that you have to be of royal blood or marry a prince to become a Disney princess. BUT not if you’re Mulan. Because …

Carp Running For City Council In Michigan Has Our Vote

There's something fishy going on in Ann Arbor.<p>Just take a look at one of the candidates for city council -- it goes by the name Twenty Pound Carp.<p>Last November, the Michigan fish made a name for itself when it was removed from West Park for being "destructive" to the pond's vegetation. At the time, …

Top 10 teen movies

10. Blackboard Jungle<p>Billed as "a brass-knuckle punch in its startling revelation of teenage savages" and based on the book of the same name by Evan Hunter – aka crime writer Ed McBain – who drew on his own experiences as a teacher in the Bronx – Blackboard Jungle ushered in the age of the teenage …

Tim Seelig And Dan England, Gay Couple, Allegedly Denied Vacation Rental Because Of Sexuality

When partners Dr. Timothy Seelig and Dan England received an invitation from a company called Best Vacations Ever for a discounted time share vacation package, the pair decided to take them up on the offer.<p>Seelig, the director of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, and England decided on a date and …

13 Words You Must Learn Before Visiting New York

When traveling, it is of utmost importance to hide the fact that you’re a tourist. If you seem like you’re not from here, you run the risk of being ripped off, shut out, or just totally humiliated by the savvier, sassier locals around you.<p>One of the diciest places to look like a tourist, of course, …