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05/23/2019

Britons choose staycations in new headache for tour operators: study More Britons will opt for staycations this year over heading for trips abroad, a study by Barclays showed on Thursday, in a possible new blow for struggling tour operators....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money....
03:17, 05/23/2019

The Key to Easy Home-Baked Danishes With a little help from frozen puff pastry, it’s surprisingly simple to produce these impressive breakfast treats. Here are two delicious variations, sweet and savory....
00:17, 05/23/2019

We Write the Songs event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the past 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:00, 05/22/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
17:51, 05/22/2019

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy and a reshoot....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen Elizabeth pops down to Sainsbury's Britain's Queen Elizabeth popped down to the supermarket on Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British high street chain, Sainsbury's....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Somalis escape to the beach and a new floating restaurant Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu's popular Lido beach....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and......
10:17, 05/22/2019

The Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones of 2019 We tested a ton, and found the three best noise-cancelling headphones—including the perfect pair for tuning out everything, from jet engines to Jeremy in accounting....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:00, 05/21/2019

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Udon, Innovated for Your Pleasure Hanon, co-owned by a Japanese condom company, created its own style of udon in a city south of Tokyo. Now it has opened its second location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Fashion Is No Longer Just for Tall, Thin Women Designer labels have long ignored anyone outside the standard 0-12 size range. As the radical idea of “inclusive sizing” takes hold, however, even upscale brands are extending the limits of chic....
22:51, 05/21/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:51, 05/21/2019

YouTube Camp Is an Actual Thing While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can teach their kids life skills, such as planning, storytelling and composure....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
18:51, 05/21/2019

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
18:51, 05/21/2019

First We Take Kamakura Hanon, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is the second location of an ambitious new udon restaurant. The first is 6,700 miles away, in a city south of Tokyo....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Restaurant Review: Udon, Innovated for Your Pleasure Hanon, co-owned by a Japanese condom company, created its own style of udon in a city south of Tokyo. Now it has opened its second location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Wendy's, Carl's Jr. react to Kim Kardashian’s Jack in the Box complaint: 'But like, who even goes there?' Kim Kardashian seems to have settled her mystery issue with Jack in the Box, but that hasn’t kept other brands from putting the fast food chain fully “on blast.”...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Backyard Tech Your Friends Will Envy Connected devices are having their day in the sun—from Wi-Fi grills and smarter smokers to 4KTVs that can brave any storm. In short, everything you need to throw the ultimate backyard bash....
17:34, 05/21/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
17:34, 05/21/2019

Road Tripping With Diana Kennedy The 96-year-old cookbook author took an 800-mile drive from her home in Mexico up to Texas to donate her personal archives, half a century of research, to a university. Tejal Rao rode along....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda, F1 champion, aviation entrepreneur, dead at 70 Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Kim Kardashian-West tweets mystery complaint to Jack in the Box Kim Kardashian is not happy with Jack in the Box, and she wants everyone to know that there is a problem. She just doesn’t want to say what the problem is....
05:51, 05/21/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
05:51, 05/21/2019

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
21:00, 05/20/2019

The Advantages---and Limitations---of Living to 100 As the number of centenarians rises in the US, so does the incidence of disease and loneliness. But the upside includes seeing great grandchildren and witnessing history....
19:51, 05/20/2019

The Curious Cons of the Man Who Wouldn’t Die When Mark Olmsted contracted HIV, in the early 1980s, he figured the disease was a death sentence. And so he hatched a scheme to live out his last years in style—swiping credit cards, bilking insurance companies, even faking his own death. What’s the...
14:17, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' Bows Out ‘Game of Thrones,’ the HBO series that achieved epic scale and success, ended Sunday, in a mass live-viewing experience of the kind that is now almost unheard for serialized television....
06:51, 05/20/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Croatian town to showcase Mercedes love affair with monument A town in southern Croatia whose citizens are obsessed with Mercedes-Benz cars plans to build a monument to the German car that symbolizes success for its rural inhabitants....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Norman Lear on Why Archie Bunker Is More Relevant Than Ever Norman Lear, father of modern sitcoms, discusses comedy and human nature on the eve of ABC’s live re-creation of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons.”...
19:51, 05/19/2019

Art Collectors Splurge on Trophy Works at Auctions Collectors jostled at the high end of the market during the New York auctions, smashing record prices for more than four dozen artists, including Claude Monet and Jeff Koons....
19:51, 05/19/2019

'Game of Thrones' Season 8: A Song of Ice and Fire and Disappointment The HBO series ending Sunday has lost some luster with fans and critics toward the end of its run. Here is how the show stacks up against reviews of other top TV shows’ famous—or infamous—final seasons....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen ban models under 18 Luxury group Kering has announced that the company -- which oversees designer houses including Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta -- will no longer be working with models under 18 years old....
20:00, 05/18/2019

Britain's Prince Harry, queen attend Windsor Castle royal wedding New father Britain's Prince Harry returned on Saturday to the Windsor Castle chapel where he married Meghan Markle a year ago this weekend, attending the wedding of relative Lady Gabriella Windsor....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Former BET CEO Debra Lee sells $9.5 million D.C. home after it spent 3 years on the market Originally listed for $13.5 million, the luxurious single-family estate decreased in price several times over the years before going under contract in May....
23:17, 05/17/2019

A Risotto Recipe That Never Fails Swap in farro for the usual rice, and you can stop worrying about overcooking. The sturdy whole grain has a delightful texture and a delicious nutty flavor that plays well with gouda, browned butter and sunflower seeds....
22:00, 05/17/2019

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
20:17, 05/17/2019

2020 GR Supra: Toyota's New Bid To Overcome Banality Back after a roughly 20-year hiatus, Toyota’s sporty GR Supra is designed to reinvigorate the brand’s street cred. Dan Neil takes it out on the track....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth at private London hospital Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth earlier this month at a private hospital in London, her son's birth certificate shows, according to the Press Association....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Tati Westbrook wants to 'stop the abuse' against James Charles: 'I don't think anyone deserves that' YouTube star Tati Westbrook has spoken out about her highly public spat with James Charles, after the internet turned on him over their bitter fight....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
03:00, 05/17/2019

A Guide to Prague's Buzziest Neighborhood Once seedy, now sceney, the Holesovice quarter is emerging as a dedicated arts and design district. This walking tour highlights where to eat, shop, sleep and wander through a giant zeppelin...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Polar Explorer Erling Kagge on Why Walking is the Key to Being More Productive Polar explorer Erling Kagge, the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge, makes the case for moving slow in an age of speed in his new book Walking....
16:34, 05/16/2019

FDA takes aim at 50-year-old guideline on frozen cherry pies Existing regulations say cherry pies must be made of 25 percent cherries by weight, with no more than 15 percent flawed or blemished. But those standards don't exist for any other baked good and bakers say the rules for cherry pie are stifling their ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Steve Mnuchin's dad pays record $91M for stainless-steel 'Rabbit' sculpture by Jeff Koons A three-foot stainless-steel rabbit holding a carrot reportedly sold at a record $91.07 million at Christie’s Auction House in New York on Wednesday....
15:17, 05/16/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
14:17, 05/16/2019

The Canned Cocktails You Should Be Sipping This Summer A new ready-to-drink wave brings a splash of craft to the beach cooler. Here’s a roundup of the best Margaritas, Bloodys and even boozy cold brews available in a can....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Jeff Koons's 'Rabbit' Sculpture Sells for $91 Million Jeff Koons’s metallic sculpture of a balloon-animal, “Rabbit,” sold for $91 million at Christie’s on Wednesday—setting a record for a living artist at auction....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Woodstock 50 festival says show back on after winning court ruling Organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Wednesday the show was back on after winning a court ruling against a lead investor....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Scott Disick Is Finally Comfortable Now that Scott Disick running a clothing line, raising his kids, and booting up a new reality show, the business of being Scott Disick is a whole lot more fun....
03:00, 05/16/2019

How Socialism Improves Sex Lives A Q&A with Kristen Ghodsee, who wrote the book 'Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism', about why the adoption of socialist policies and safety net programs would make for stronger relationships, and, as a result, more (and better) sex....
03:00, 05/16/2019

The Healthiest Alcohol to Order at the Bar Deciding on the healthiest alcohol is partly an exercise in monitoring caloric intake, and partly about knowing what side benefits come with different boozes....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an......
22:34, 05/15/2019

American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service The deal is the card giant’s latest effort to expand into the hospitality industry, giving it the country’s biggest privately held option for reserving tables....
20:34, 05/15/2019

We want our son to eat healthfully. His grandparents fed him fast food. What should we say? Though there is no perfect relationship, the benefits of a 2-year-old being with his grandparents far outweigh the danger of chicken nuggets and ice cream....
18:17, 05/15/2019

The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever chat about their on-screen friendship, the latest in a trend of those that candidly capture what it’s like to be a teenage girl....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you....
14:00, 05/15/2019

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, Breaking Artist's Record Claude Monet’s eponymous 1890 painting of haystacks turned purple under a setting sun, sold Tuesday for $110.7 million——a record for the impressionist and a record for any impressionist work of art....
04:17, 05/15/2019

Celebrity chefs Giada, Ramsay and Fieri on how industry can attract millennials, deal with wage hikes While people may associate New York City, Los Angeles, Paris or London as the places with the finest cuisine, Las Vegas has become a destination for some of the most renowned chefs....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri man says White Castle patron shot at him for honking his horn in drive-thru line A driver at a Missouri White Castle drive-thru told Fox News that another driver allegedly shot at him because he honked his horn while he was waiting on line....
04:00, 05/15/2019

In the Bronx, an Elite Chef Is Trying to Engineer a Better School Lunch Dan Giusti, who headed the kitchen at Noma in Denmark, has replaced prefab food with freshly made fare. But he still struggles to find skilled help and change students’ tastes....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Even Without LeBron, the NBA Playoffs Have Been a Blast These Conference Finals will feature a dozen future Hall of Famers, a couple of MVPs, and—if the first two grounds were any indication—can't-miss television....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
13:00, 05/14/2019

How squirrels use their tails to square up to deadly cobras In the squirrel vs snake stakes, big bushy tails give Cape ground squirrels an edge when they face off Cape cobras armed with a venom that kills in just an hour...
09:00, 05/14/2019

How Jeff Daniels Mastered the Role of Atticus Finch Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway retelling of “To Kill a Mockingbird” wouldn’t work without its leading man. Jeff Daniels explains how watching Robert Mueller helped unlock the play’s complicated protagonist....
08:34, 05/14/2019

Kim Kardashian: When it comes to Trump, prisoners ‘don’t care who signs that clemency paper’ Kriminal justice krusader Kim Kardashian West continued her advocacy on Sunday’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” as she and her team pushed for a prison reform bill....
03:17, 05/14/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Investor Speculation Grows in Art Auctions David Geffen, Peter Brant and other collectors pledge to bid on art they want but new third-party backers aim to reap fees by getting outbid; ‘they don’t know what they’re doing.’...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Fashion and fitness brands are tapping in on sexy Instagram influencers to reach college-age audiences While the bribery scandal may have put Olivia Jade’s career as an influencer in jeopardy, it has put a spotlight on a growing industry, which may be “worth well over $10 billion by 2020."...
19:34, 05/13/2019

What to Cook: What to Cook Right Now It’s a great time of year for David Tanis’s latest, roasted artichokes with an anchovy dipping sauce, or baked eggs with greens and cornbread crumbs....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Polish graphic novel tells Holocaust survivors' tales A Polish artist has brought the horrors of the Holocaust to life in a graphic novel based on survivors' testimonies, published to mark the 75th anniversary of a museum on the site of the......
16:00, 05/13/2019

Doris Day dies at 97, the Associated Press reports. The alluring singer was a big-screen darling, starring in nearly 40 films. Doris Day’s dramatic and slightly husky voice catapulted her to fame as a crooner, but her all-American charm made her a leading lady in a movie career that included nearly 40 films over two decades. She was memorably cast as the chaste but chased-af...
15:17, 05/13/2019

Meet Aurel Bacs, the Man Who Sparked the Watch Boom Why are classic timepieces suddenly more sought-after, more Instagrammed, and more valuable than ever before? The answer has a lot to do with auctioneer extraordinaire Aurel Bacs....
14:51, 05/13/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Randy Travis, After Stroke, Finds Voice in a Memoir At a tribute concert this month, the country star sang just one word of his hit “Forever and Ever, Amen”: the final “amen.” Fans cheered, some cried. The stroke survivor’s memoir, co-authored by Ken Abraham, is out next week....
20:34, 05/12/2019

Broccoli can possibly help fight schizophrenia, study suggests Broccoli, for years hailed as a cancer-fighter and a great source of vitamin C, calcium and B vitamins, is now being seen as a safer way to manage schizophrenia....
19:34, 05/12/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan pay tribute to all mothers Prince Harry and Meghan paid tribute to all mothers on Sunday, when the Duchess of Sussex's native United States celebrates Mother's Day, by honoring and celebrating "past, present, mothers-to-be and......
16:51, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
20:34, 05/11/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the city’s newer, must-see attractions....
00:34, 05/11/2019

New edition of Anne Frank diary 'brings the reader closer to her' A new edition of the diaries of Jewish teenager Anne Frank, based more closely on her incomplete manuscript before she was sent to her death in a Nazi concentration camp, will be published on......
21:00, 05/10/2019

Five Weeknight Dishes: Dinner and a Spritz Make yourself an effortless spritz (not Aperol, perhaps?) and pair it with an easy salmon Niçoise salad, skillet greens with runny eggs or a farro salad....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Is Roast Duck Better Than Steak? It’s hard to argue with this recipe, which produces rosy, medium-rare meat with a crisp, caramelized exterior. With a side of roast potatoes and crisp kale, it’s a feast fast enough for a weeknight....
18:34, 05/10/2019

How a Pocket Knife Saved the 'John Wick 3' Director's Life Chad Stahelski, who served as a stuntman for ’The Matrix’ and helmed ‘John Wick 3’ on waxing his jackets, relying on knives and the $100k chopper he’s too afraid to ride....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Are the New Spider-Like Chandeliers Just Creepy? Some interior designers are rejecting traditional dining-room chandeliers for ones that sprawl across ceilings with swags of exposed wires. But are they too weird? We asked nine décor pros to thrash it out...
18:34, 05/10/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
18:34, 05/10/2019

Elon Musk responds after porn star posts video of sex encounter while riding in Tesla on Autopilot A Los Angeles adult film performer and her boyfriend found a perhaps predictable way to use their time while riding in a Tesla on Autopilot mode last week -- and their online post drew the attention of Tesla CEO Elon Musk....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Even An Affordable Chevy Blazer Isn't Worth the Price Penny-wise drivers might be impressed by the new Chevy Blazer’s affordability. Don’t be fooled, said Dan Neil. What you get for the base price is a hopelessly basic crossover....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Are Socks with Sandals Ever Okay? The short answer: maybe. Although often associated with granola-dads and Germans on holiday, as chronicled by Twitter, socks with sandals can work in considered combinations....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Tiger Woods Has Become His Own Greatest Coach Tiger Woods has not worked with a full-swing coach since 2017, and with another green jacket in his closet, he doesn’t appear likely to employ one ahead of next week’s PGA Championship....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Wine School: The Value of Burgundy, Regardless of the Price The wines are expensive, sometimes ridiculously so. They are also widely influential, essential to understanding all regions, and so worth the effort....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Naomi Campbell speaks out after Gucci’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell spoke out on Wednesday months after Gucci faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater that many said resembled blackface....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Montana men who killed mountain lion at Yellowstone sentenced to 3-year worldwide hunting ban Austin Peterson, 20, Trey Juhnke, 20, and Corbin Simmons, 19, had previously admitted to shooting the same mountain lion in a clearly marked area of the park on Dec. 12, 2018....
19:00, 05/09/2019

'We will be blessed': Thai royal oxen predict good rice harvest Thailand's royal oxen predicted a good harvest in an annual ploughing ceremony on Thursday, as the world's second-largest rice exporter heads into a new growing season....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Prince Harry: 'No idea' whether newborn son Archie will attend 2020 Invictus Games Britain's Prince Harry said on Thursday during his first business trip since becoming a father that he had "no idea" whether newborn son Archie will attend the 2020 Invictus Games in the Netherlands....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Prince Harry given baby romper at first workday as father Prince Harry was given a baby outfit for his son Archie by Princess Margriet of the Netherlands on Thursday as the new dad went back to work to mark a year until the 2020 edition of the Invictus......
17:51, 05/09/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Penguin and seal dung nourishes organisms that are kilometres away Nitrogen from penguin and seal faeces in Antarctica can spread to an area up to 240 times the original colony, which serves as a vital nutrient for other plants and animals...
17:51, 05/09/2019

We Tested 50 Men's Hair Products. Here Are the Best. Though most fuzzy-haired fellas put some product in their hair, finding the exact pomade or wax that suits your needs can be maddening. We tried 50 so you don’t have to....
09:51, 05/09/2019

The subtle but important message Duchess Meghan is sending new moms about giving birth In a fitted white dress, Meghan showed the world something that many of her royal predecessors have covered up: what a woman’s body really looks like a mere 48 hours after birth....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Maui: A Discriminating Insider's Guide How to conquer Hawaii’s second-largest island and bypass all the usual tourist tedium? Follow these locals’ tips to the best beaches, forest hikes, sunset cruises and our chef’s favorite poke bowls....
23:34, 05/08/2019

More Career Advice for Recent Graduates Wall Street Journal readers join Work & Family columnist Sue Shellenbarger in offering advice to recent college graduates for entering a changing job market....
23:34, 05/08/2019

There are many ways to design a gallery wall. We’ll get you started. An army of experts, online tools and apps have popped up to help consumers curate artwork — and get over their fear of hammering holes in their walls....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Parents, our definition of success is all wrong A not radical (but radical) idea: What if we just nurtured our children to become the best version of themselves they could be, and called that successful?...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Freia David, woman with Down syndrome who worked at Massachusetts McDonald's for 32 years, dies at 55 Freia David — a woman with Down syndrome who was a beloved employee at a Massachusetts McDonald’s for 32 years and praised by Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election — died on April 30. She was 55....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Exclusive GQ Early Access to the Massive John Elliott Spring Sale Jump on all the laidback goodness that's up for grabs at 40% off, from the sweatpants you'll live in from now till August to the leather motorcycle jacket you've been dreaming about for ages....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Cambridge college removes suspected slave plantation bell from view A college at the University of Cambridge has removed a bell from view over fears it came from a slave plantation, as one of Europe's oldest seats of learning delves into its historic links with......
18:51, 05/08/2019

If it's Israeli independence day, it must be paddle ball As Israelis mark their independence day, the "ting-dong" sound of paddle ball being played on beaches is as much a part of the celebratory noise as the crackle of fireworks....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations,......
18:51, 05/08/2019

'It's magic': Prince Harry and Meghan show baby son to the world Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan showed off their newborn son to the world on Wednesday, saying the arrival of their "little bundle of joy" was magic....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Wasps are the first invertebrates seen to use a type of logic Wasps may be able use a type of logical reasoning called transitive inference to avoid an electric shock and are the first invertebrates we've seen doing so...
16:17, 05/08/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
13:34, 05/08/2019

How a Design Pro Gave Her Tiny Home Big Personality Designer Kit Kemp’s little London house makes an outsize impression by defying décor conventions—and making the most of mirrors to visually expand the space....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Delighted and thrilled: British royals welcome Harry and Meghan's baby Senior members of the British royal family said on Tuesday they were delighted and thrilled at the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan's baby as the couple considered a name for their son....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Maid of honor considers backing out of friend's wedding at last minute after best man's shocking behavior The best man – whom she’s supposed to walk with, arm-in-arm, down the aisle – is a very recent ex-fiance who just admitted to cheating on her with multiple prostitutes....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Meet the white-tailed eagles making a comeback in the UK White-tailed eagles like this fishing bird made their comeback in Scotland in the 1970s. Now there's a plan to reintroduce the birds in the south of England...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Omega New York Seamaster: The Very Heart of It... The watch world is flooded with limited-edition timepieces that promise to be must-haves. According to L.A. artist Wes Lang, this special Omega Seamaster, which pays tribute to New York City, is actually worth the hype....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Elephants march in Thailand to pay respects to newly crowned king Ten elephants painted white marched on Tuesday near Bangkok's Grand Palace to honor Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, a day after ceremonies for his coronation ended....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor A Pakistani charity in the teeming coastal metropolis of Karachi is serving up a rare treat for the city's Muslims ahead of their fast for the holy month of Ramadan - ostrich meat....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Prince Alexander or just plain Albert? Fans await news of Harry and Meghan's baby A day after the birth of their baby boy to a global fanfare, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan on Tuesday were considering names for the newest member of the British royal family and when to show him......
16:34, 05/07/2019

British royal couple to battle for King's Cup in new regatta Britain's Prince William will be looking for revenge when he takes on his wife Kate in a new sailing event the couple are launching to raise money for charities they support....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Kenneth Branagh on Life Lessons From William Shakespeare In his new film, “All Is True,” Kenneth Branagh portrays an aging William Shakespeare, drawing on several film adaptations he made of the Bard’s plays....
15:17, 05/07/2019

‘I was the person who made the mistake’: How Gucci is trying to recover from its blackface sweater controversy The company is known for shaping the “ghetto fabulous” aesthetic and elevating black models. But it’s had to take steps to repair its image and change its culture....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Dairy Queen shares own 'Royal Baby' announcement, temporarily renames mini Blizzard treats As is customary for modern monarchs expecting an addition to the royal lineage, the Dairy Queen herself has taken to social media to share good news of its latest “royal baby.”...
10:34, 05/07/2019

'Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress' Review: A Minimalist Goes Outside the Box Humble materials and a fiercely democratic mindset are at the heart of this retrospective of the underknown Charlotte Posenenske, who gave up making art in her mid-30s....
07:34, 05/07/2019

Met Gala Celebrates Camp in Fashion Celebrities arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in New York to mark the opening of the ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’ exhibition....
07:34, 05/07/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
05:00, 05/07/2019

Lady Gaga takes on 'Camp' at Met Gala in gowns, underwear Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York's annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that she shed on the red carpet to reveal three other outfits layered......
05:00, 05/07/2019

American pie and fish and chips: Fans celebrate royal birth Fans celebrated the arrival of the latest British royal, a son born to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, by taking to the streets on Monday outside the royal castle in Windsor and Buckingham Palace......
21:00, 05/06/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Meghan's father says he is delighted at birth of grandson Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, said on Monday he was delighted at the birth of his grandson and spoke of his pride that the child would serve the British royal family, the......
18:00, 05/06/2019

Reaction to Harry and Meghan's baby, Britain's latest royal Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, gave birth to a boy on Monday, the seventh-in-line to the throne and described by his proud father as "absolutely to die for"....
18:00, 05/06/2019

It's a boy! Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gives birth Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, gave birth to a boy on Monday, the seventh-in-line to the throne and described by his proud father as "absolutely to die for"....
18:00, 05/06/2019

The Cottage Industry for Artists Among the 'Game of Thrones' Faithful From illustrations to sculptures, HBO is showing off standout creations by hobbyists and paying professional artists to produce gallery-quality pieces. Others, meanwhile, operate in a gray area between homage and copyright infringement....
18:00, 05/06/2019

A Little CBD to Take the Edge Off---For Your Pet? Products containing the hemp extract have garnered a flurry of interest among fans who take it for everything from sleep to stress reduction. Now, people are trying it on their pets....
18:00, 05/06/2019

'LGBT' sandwich causes controversy: 'Using an entire community for publicity and profit' In celebration of Pride festivities in the U.K., Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with packaging decorated with the colors of the rainbow flag....
17:17, 05/06/2019

We still don't know how some animals find their way on huge migrations From ants to bees to birds, animals cross vast and often unknown territories to reach food and breeding grounds. A new book looks at their extraordinary wayfinding skills...
17:17, 05/05/2019

What to Watch at the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky Derby is supposed to be a difficult race to handicap, but lately the favorites have been the best bet. Will the streak continue this year?...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Music Superstars Are the New One Percenters Huge stars like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are dominating the concert-tour business like never before, as music’s top 1% takes home an increasingly large share of the pie....
19:34, 05/04/2019

The Harry Styles Lookbook The wire-framed, floppy-haired guy from One Direction would wind up being one of the most stylish men alive today thanks to a wardrobe of Saint Laurent wares and glam rock Gucci gear....
18:51, 05/04/2019

'Wine styles' of the rich and famous on display at Napa Valley auction For wine lovers with money to spend, the Super Bowl of annual wine charity events -- where the wealthy mix it up with celebrity chefs and vintners to raise millions by bidding on high-end goods -- is right around the corner....
18:00, 05/04/2019

7 Past Décor Fads Worth Bringing Back Sunken living rooms? Tuscan-style kitchens? We asked 200 interior designers which trends they’d like to resurrect from the depths of the past—and which are better left forgotten....
07:34, 05/04/2019

DRAM Is 30 Going on 13 DRAM, the rap-crooner behind “Broccoli,” tells GQ how Pharrell influenced him, what his second album will be like, and why 30 was a special birthday....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Olivia Newton-John selling Australian farm she's owned for nearly four decades Olivia Newton-John apparently isn’t as hopelessly devoted to her Australian farm, as the property has just hit the market in New South Wales for $3.9 million....
20:34, 05/03/2019

'All-aboard' the Chanel Express for debut Viard collection Chanel's new creative chief Virginie Viard delivered her first solo collection for the storied French luxury label on Friday, following in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld with a show that drew......
20:34, 05/03/2019

How parents of kids with food allergies can support nonallergic siblings When our younger child was diagnosed, my husband and I focused on her safety, never considering that our nonallergic child might face outsized stress....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Netflix almost canceled my relationship. Would we last a second season? I knew he was going through a divorce. But my boyfriend's ex-wife's lurking presence on his streaming account was turning our Netflix and chill nights into Netflix and anxiety....
18:17, 05/03/2019

The buzz about Meghan Markle’s birth plan has highlighted the stigma around home births The argument over the safety of home births is nothing new. Women who choose home births have been called “crazy” or “irresponsible,” or been accused of child abuse....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Do you pour from a wine bottle for what’s in it — or what’s behind it? Today’s wine drinkers may opt for an environmentally conscious producer or choose to buy their wine from an impoverished region to help local farmers....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Mystery poisonings of 7 bald eagles prompt $10G reward offer in Maryland Wildlife officials are offering up to $10,000 to solve the mystery of who killed at least seven bald eagles and one great horned owl in Maryland with an illegal poisonous substance....
15:17, 05/03/2019

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terrible human price...
14:34, 05/03/2019

How Eating More of What You Love Can Make You Healthier Keeping your gut happy isn’t all about kombucha. What our interior ecosystem needs to thrive is what springtime provides: beautiful produce. These recipe makeovers give a healthy boost to dishes we’re craving now....
01:34, 05/03/2019

What Is Watch Frequency: And How Fast Does a Watch Need to Be? The speed at which a watch movement beats is its frequency, and it matters when it comes to telling time. But watchmakers also use it to send a message....
20:34, 05/02/2019

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to their young in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off course....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, but the Price Is Hard to Stomach Cultivating tuna and beef from animal cells costs thousands of dollars a pound, so producers are pitching the products as luxury goods; the Tesla of the dinner plate...
17:51, 05/02/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

UK's Princess Charlotte celebrates fourth birthday with new photos Britain's Princess Charlotte celebrates her fourth birthday on Thursday and her parents released three new pictures of the smiling young royal to mark the occasion....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Sydneysiders find their happy place catching a wave on 'Fluoro Friday' The sun is rising over Sydney's Bondi Beach and surfer Grant Trebilco, clad in a colorful striped long-sleeved shirt and bright yellow shorts with black polka dots, has just caught his first wave....
04:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral......
04:51, 05/02/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' star Paul Rudd gets Kansas City barbecue sandwiches shipped to his NYC home every year Paul Rudd loves this Kansas City barbecue joint’s sandwich so much he has it shipped to his New York City home every year — and he says it’s totally worth it....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom in now-viral video: 'Johnny, you picked the wrong house' Though many teen dreams are made of surprise promposals involving doughnuts, one high schooler from Nevada probably thought he was hallucinating when the wrong girl opened the door....
02:34, 05/02/2019

Add Neon to Your Wardrobe Without Looking Like a Highlighter Acid-colored clothing needn’t be relegated to Malibu Barbie and Kim Kardashian West. When used judiciously, megawatt shades can enliven even quiet wardrobes....
02:00, 05/02/2019

O'Shea Jackson Jr. Has Been Binging 'Game of Thrones' Too O'Shea Jackson Jr., the star of Seth Rogen's new 'Long Shot,' is busy stealing scenes onscreen. In his down time, he's talking Lakers, 'Space Jam,' and more....
21:17, 05/01/2019

The Best White Sneakers for Men in 2019 If you're looking for the best white sneakers—to wear with jeans, suits, chinos, shorts, and anything else—we've got the three best covering every price....
19:51, 05/01/2019

What to Cook: What to Cook in a Changing Climate The Food desk, along with colleagues on the Climate desk, explore the thorny issues about what to buy and to cook if you want to reduce your carbon footprint....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Pandas gobble as much protein as polar bears despite being vegetarian Pandas are not as odd as we thought. Though they are vegetarians with a carnivore digestive system, they still manage to eat as much protein as meat eaters...
18:17, 05/01/2019

The Best Pleated Pants for Men in 2019 Pleats are back from the brink of extinction, ready to level (and loosen) up your pant rotation. GQ's Best Stuff unearthed eight immaculate pairs for every body type and office dress code....
17:51, 05/01/2019

This Is What Time Gayle King Sets Her Alarm The CBS This Morning co-host shares what’s on her phone, from what time she wakes up each morning to the texts she received about that R. Kelly interview...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Designer Jeremy Scott Says Fashion Should Lighten Up Jeremy Scott, the designer who dresses Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus, talks about not taking fashion too seriously and what he might wear to the Met Gala....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Average American couch is 6 years old, has nursed you through 21 sick days, study finds A study examining the lifespan and usage of the average American couch (among other home furnishings) unearthed how many life moments happen on those cushions. ...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Songs give new life to Holocaust victims' poetry A Holocaust memorial project in Israel is turning poetry written by Jews during the Nazi genocide into songs, hoping the new music will amplify poignant echoes of the past for future generations....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
09:34, 05/01/2019

In Thailand, a white elephant fit for a new king A large portrait of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn dominates one end of the open-air enclosure where an elephant known as Plai Ekachai starts his day at a conservation center in the country's......
09:17, 05/01/2019

Spectators at 'sideshows' will face prosecution, California city warns The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to prosecute those who watch illegal street racing and stunt shows, known as a “sideshow.” Sideshows include dangerous stunts like donuts and burnouts on public streets....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Sacha Baron Cohen upsets Roy Moore in first round of $95 million defamation battle D.C. District Judge Thomas Hogan ruled Monday in favor of CBS, Showtime and the actor, who argued that the defamation case brought against them should be transferred to New York....
06:34, 05/01/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy,......
01:51, 05/01/2019

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue to feature model in burkini Somali-American Halima Aden will appear in Sports Illustrated's popular swimsuit issue as the first model in the magazine to wear a hijab and burkini, the magazine said on its website....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Does a Shazam-like App for Clothing Exist? Our men’s fashion editor tested various methods—both digital and analog—that people can use to identify a coveted garment spotted on a celebrity or out in the wild....
20:00, 04/30/2019

It seems easier to go car-less nowadays. But should you? Here are nine factors to ponder. Location, public transit options and budget play a role. But don’t forget to consider personal issues such as how flexible you are or whether you love to drive....
18:34, 04/30/2019

I want my son to be kind. But I also want him to know how to defend himself, and others. I want to believe if he is nice to everyone, life will be a bowl of cherries. But I also want him to know how to fend off a bully, because we all know bullies will pop up....
18:34, 04/30/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun at 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s Geico 500 race in Alabama....
18:00, 04/30/2019

The Ultimate Guide to Sneakers How the humble athletic shoe became a formidable force in the fashion industry. Plus: the ‘ugly sneaker’ trend, cleaning tips, what makes a kick collectible and more....
17:51, 04/30/2019

'Long Shot' Creators Wonder: Could 'Pretty Woman' Happen Today? In the new rom-com “Long Shot,” schlubby Seth Rogen falls for powerhouse Charlize Theron. Mr. Rogen and director Jonathan Levine talk about their raunchy, upside-down take on “Pretty Woman.”...
17:51, 04/30/2019

John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' Director, Dies at 51 John Singleton, the filmmaker who brought African-American stories of the inner city into the center of Hollywood with movies such as ‘Boyz N the Hood’ and ‘Poetic Justice,’ died Monday at age 51....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper is going national. Is that bad news for small restaurants? Mom-and-pop restaurants are already complaining about a limited supply of the meat alternative. But the Bay Area company says it's ramping up production....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Dior lights up Marrakech with fashion show and floating candles Around an enormous outdoor runway lit with dozens of floating tealights, French label Christian Dior crisscrossed cultures and continents at its first fashion show in Morocco on Monday, with beaded......
01:00, 04/30/2019

Ban on banana-based artwork at Polish museum fuels banana-based protests The head of the museum, who was appointed by the government in November, said Monday he appreciated the role of both artists in Poland's culture, but the gallery's limited space requires "creative changes" to the exhibition. He denied pressure from t...
22:17, 04/29/2019

The three words my son needs to hear from me most (and they’re not ‘I love you') Unless my son feels that he is also unconditionally acknowledged by me — that is, heard — “I love you” is the nutritional equivalent of an empty calorie....
20:00, 04/29/2019

The 10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week GQ-approved kits from every red carpet, paparazzo spotting, and big-ticket event across the globe. These are the best-dressed guys from the last seven days....
18:00, 04/29/2019

World's largest falcon hospital cares for Emirati heritage When a falcon in the Gulf Arab countries falls sick, the owners of these much-loved and expensive hunting birds know where to take them: The world's largest falcon hospital, in Abu Dhabi....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Fatherhood ruined horror films for me The best of the genre deliver the scary goods while also commenting on who we are as a society -- and the undeniable progress we still need to achieve. Contemplating these issues with my daughter in mind leaves me fearful, angry, unraveled....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Giant pandas set to leave San Diego Zoo after two-decade loan from China The last two giant pandas living at the San Diego Zoo in California will be sent to the People's Republic of China this spring, ending a more than two-decade conservation program that helped bring......
16:00, 04/29/2019

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci's 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance......
16:00, 04/29/2019

Divorce Advice (And It Won’t Cost You a Thing) We found lawyers willing to help for free. Or, you can hire one. Your choice. (Here’s a tip: don’t use a lawyer as your therapist. Therapists are much cheaper.)...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Franz Liszt’s unfinished ‘Sardanapalo’ opera makes its U.S. premiere at Library of Congress British musicologist and pianist David Trippett was joined by members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Program and the Washington Master Chorale....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Times Insider: Testing an $800 Pizza Oven — for Journalism! Wirecutter recently tried out the luxury kitchen appliance, as well as several more practical options, for a roundup of reviews in service of aspiring home pizza chefs....
21:51, 04/28/2019

A Young Chef, and a Stunning Comeback Kwame Onwuachi vaulted from troubled youth to overnight success to failure with a fancy restaurant in Washington, D.C. Now he’s drawing attention with a new book and approach....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Don’t Call It Tex-Mex A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border....
21:51, 04/28/2019

How to Get Eggplant Right When an eggplant dish is bad, it’s enough to put you off eggplant forever. But when it’s good, it’s heaven. Yotam Ottolenghi’s new recipe promises celestial results....
21:51, 04/28/2019

'The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists' Review: Finding Beauty in the Details Unlike the Hudson River School, which explored vastness and grandeur, this movement focused on works, usually modest in size, that were candid studies of scenery, frequently wooded, with sun-dappled verdure faithfully recorded down to the veins and t...
21:34, 04/28/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Pulverizes Box-Office Records With $1.2 Billion Debut Walt Disney’s “Avengers: Endgame” became the first movie in Hollywood history to gross more than $1 billion in its debut at the world-wide box office....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Samantha Bee has barbs for Trump and gratitude for journalists at ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ The alternative White House correspondents' dinner featured a robot version of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a sensual, slow-jam ode to the Gray Lady and Robert De Niro calling the president “a relentless, unrepentant scumbag."...
20:00, 04/28/2019

What you missed from the White House correspondents’ dinner, from digs at Trump to Ron Chernow’s quips The annual event began on a somber note, as Olivier Knox told the crowd that "‘fake news’ and ‘enemies of the people’ are not pet names, punchlines or presidential.”...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Queen Elizabeth joined by Princess Eugenie for Maundy service at Windsor Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended the Maundy service on Thursday accompanied by her granddaughter Princess Eugenie, where the monarch distributed coins to pensioners, an ancient tradition ahead of......
18:51, 04/28/2019

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs....
18:51, 04/28/2019

From Mao to Beckham, Chinese barber turns heads with his scalp sculptures Wang Jianfeng is no ordinary barber. The 39-year-old from Shaoxing in eastern China specializes in sculpting images of famous faces on to the backs of his clients' heads....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Thousands cheer on horses in Bosnia log-towing contest Several thousand people flocked to a private arena in northwest Bosnia on Saturday to cheer on their favorite horses during a traditional pre-Easter log-towing contest....
18:51, 04/28/2019

From king's coronation to commoners, astrology in Thailand is everywhere Pondering whether her job is the right fit and whether her romantic relationship is meant to be, Jarunun Sangjun, 27, does what any typical Thai would do: seek out a fortune-teller for advice....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Need to vent some anger? Jordan opens 'Axe Rage Rooms' In an underground room in Amman, a small group of Jordanians swing giant hammers at an old television, computer and printer, wrecking the machines, and then hit a car windscreen, shattering the glass......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Britain's Obama moment? What Harry and Meghan's baby says about race Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle, an American actress of African-American heritage, was a historic moment for Britain's royal family. Some say the imminent birth of their baby is, if anything,......
18:51, 04/28/2019

UK royals publish photos of Prince Louis to mark first birthday Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have released three new photographs of their youngest son, Prince Louis, to mark his first birthday on Tuesday....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Royal astrologer casts Thai king's horoscope ahead of coronation Thailand's royal astrologer cast King Maha Vajiralongkorn's horoscope on Tuesday in an important ritual to prepare for his elaborate coronation ceremonies next week....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Bucharest Open Books Night aims to get Romanians reading Romanians are among the least avid readers in the European Union, but an Open Books Night to promote reading now in its seventh year has proved a big hit....
18:51, 04/28/2019

As war rages, Tripoli art gallery opens in rundown old city As a new war reached the Libyan capital, businessman Mustafa Iskandar opened an art gallery and cultural center, hoping to draw attention to a long-neglected old city in need of revival....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Picture perfect - Congo ranger's gorilla selfie goes viral Standing casually and turning their heads to stare straight at the camera, Ndakazi and Ndeze look like any cool selfie pros - only these posers are gorillas....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Lucara finds largest uncut diamond in recent history in Botswana mine Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November......
18:51, 04/28/2019

'Star Wars' Darth Vader costume could go for $2 million at auction A man who made appearances as Darth Vader at film premieres and fan conventions will sell a costume created in 1979 by the "Star Wars" design team at an auction of classic movie memorabilia next......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to their buzzing...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Crows can guess the weight of an object by watching it sway in wind New Caledonian crows are famous for their clever tool-making abilities. Now it seems they are also able to guess an object's weight by watching it move...
18:34, 04/28/2019

In the beginning: The full story of life on Earth can finally be told The events of the first 3.5 billion years of evolution are coming to light at last and they include far more drama and intrigue than we ever imagined...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Bumblebees lose sleep looking after the young by napping half as much Worker bees tend to their queen’s eggs, feeding and grooming her offspring until they grow into adults – and they lose a significant amount of sleep doing the job...
18:34, 04/28/2019

How hagfish can make enough slime to clog a shark's jaws in seconds Hagfish use slime to clog up sharks’ jaws in milliseconds, and it’s the water drag generated when the shark inhales that helps the slime form so quickly...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its life in water...
18:34, 04/28/2019

We've dug up tiny animals from beneath a frozen Antarctic lake The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Probability helps zebrafish stay in schools when faced with predators Fish track the movement of their neighbours to swim in dense schools as they flee predators – and they pay more attention to the motion of some fish than others...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: 600-million-year old blobs are earliest animals ever found Fossils in China suggest that that some of the first animals in existence may have been carnivorous comb jellies similar to some species that still exist today...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Using CRISPR to stop male calves being born may lower animal suffering Male cows and chickens are routinely killed soon after birth because they are not wanted, but it may be possible to prevent their embryos developing in the first place...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Space thrills, wooden guts and the rise of esports Enjoy space thrills and spills from your armchair, visit some wooden human innards – and discover the surprise spectator sport that's second only to football...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing a key gene...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Crows can solve a tricky puzzle box by planning ahead and using tools New Caledonian crows are some of the cleverest birds — they can plan several steps ahead while using tools to get food out of a series of puzzle boxes...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Orchids at Kew Gardens review – celebrating the colour of Colombia As home to an amazing 4200 orchid species, Colombia is the perfect choice to fuel an orchid festival at Kew Gardens in London – and turn it into a carnival...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Controversial fossils suggest life began to move 2.1 billion years ago Most biologists think lifeforms evolved the ability to move around about 600 million years ago – tiny burrows in 2.1-billion-year-old rocks challenge the idea...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Mother sloth bear carrying babies takes on a big male tiger and wins Claws were out and roars filled the air as a sloth bear had a face-off with a tiger in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. The bear emerged victorious...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Slime-fighting slug can superglue enemy frogs to trees for days After finding a tree frog stuck fast to a branch, biologists in Australia have discovered that a species of slug defends itself with extremely sticky mucus...
18:34, 04/28/2019

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds Showing this optical illusion to monkeys reveals it works by tricking the neurons that perceive global motion into overriding those that track local motions...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Dinosaur extinction lines up closely with timing of volcanic eruptions Many people assume an asteroid triggered the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs, but geologists say massive volcanic eruptions occurred at the same time...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video game...
18:34, 04/28/2019

World's fastest shark gets a burst of speed from shape-shifting skin Highly flexible denticles reduce the drag experienced by the mako shark’s skin, and could inspire a new generation of materials for fighter jets and helicopters...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Croc dad goes for a swim with 150 floating babies This crocodilian – a relative of the crocodile – hasn’t been sprinkled with chocolate strands, it’s just its offspring trying to clamber on its back to sunbathe...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Protected hen harriers are vanishing under suspicious circumstances A study that tracked 58 hen harriers over a decade found that most of the birds disappeared without a trace – and this was more likely to happen on grouse moors...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Shark crime, optical games and dairy in the cross hairs Find out how criminal conspiracies are killing sharks, how tricks of the pen changed our view of the world and why milk may soon become a thing of the past...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
18:34, 04/28/2019

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
18:34, 04/28/2019

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
18:34, 04/28/2019

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Giant viruses have weaponised CRISPR against their bacterial hosts Hundreds of giant viruses that infect bacteria have been discovered. Some seem to deploy CRISPR – the system used for gene editing – to fight their hosts...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Albino lizards are the world’s first genetically modified reptiles CRISPR gene editing has been used to create genetically modified reptiles for the first time. The breakthrough could help us study certain eye disorders...
18:34, 04/28/2019

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
18:34, 04/28/2019

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Eurasian hoopoes protect their eggs with a dark foul-smelling goo The Eurasian hoopoe is an unmistakable sight. Its zebra-like wing markings and impressive crown delight birdwatchers across Europe, Asia and North Africa...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signals...
18:34, 04/28/2019

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life Newly discovered life forms inside our bodies profoundly affect our health – and provide a glimpse of the vast and mysterious biological "dark matter" within us...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:34, 04/28/2019

We’re being overwhelmed by a deluge of insignificant decisions Our information-heavy modern world makes us more likely to follow the herd than find an expert opinion and make the right decision, argues a new book...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Huge dinosaur may have stood on its toes with fleshy pads for balance Rhoetosaurus brownei lived 170 million years ago. Despite the dinosaur weighing 24 tonnes it may have stood on its tiptoes with fleshy pads for balance...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Magnificent pumas photographed in snowstorms and whilst catching prey Pumas in Chile's Torres del Paine National Park have hard lives. It rains and snows year-round, and winds reach speeds of up to 150 kilometres per hour...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the truth is far murkier...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Anti-ageing drugs are coming that could keep you healthier for longer Longevity research is no longer aimed at prolonging lives, it is trying to keep us fit right until the end. New anti-ageing drugs may finally be here to make that happen...
18:34, 04/28/2019

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
18:34, 04/28/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: celestial bodies, mathematical beauty and sci-fi fun See medieval depictions of spirits and the cosmos, explore the human condition through equations, and catch fan-funded film Iron Sky: The Coming Race...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
18:34, 04/28/2019

For These Homeowners, More Is More Some investors are buying multiple properties in the same development. Financial planners generally hate the idea, but these owners wouldn’t do it any other way....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Bike---and Even Run---in These Tailored Suits Increasingly, suiting brands like Giorgio Armani and Ted Baker are offering clever numbers in anti-wrinkle, stretch, and moisture-wicking ‘performance fabrics.’...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Five New Trends From 2019's Milan Furniture Fair At Salone del Mobile, the influential design fair, buzzy themes ranged from ‘70s fabrics to far more colorful lighting than we’re used to. Here are five to make your home au courant....
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So Many Dishes Could Use a Little Bit of This A sprinkle of furikake brings a hint of crunch and a boost of savory flavor to rice bowls, popcorn and most any other food crying out to be cranked up a notch....
18:34, 04/28/2019

The Rockets Still Believe They Can Beat the Warriors. Are They Right? The most intriguing question in the NBA is whether the Rockets can beat the Warriors. The answer may be in an obscure academic paper written by a future NBA general manager....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Working mom's post about pressures of having it all goes viral A Massachusetts working mom’s 1050-word rant about the unrealistic expectations of women who hold down a job while raising kids has gone viral on Facebook....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Self-taught makeup artist discusses Instagram stardom A self-taught makeup artist who uses her body as a canvas to transform into bizarre and terrifying creatures has become an Instagram star after going viral....
18:17, 04/28/2019

The Real-Life Diet of Jackson Wang, the K-Pop Star Who Overhauled His Routine The singer-producer has moved away from live streaming his gym workouts in favor of a more holistic view of his health. It includes eating Cup Noodles....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Guy Fieri Talks Warriors, Kevin Durant, His Friendship with E-40, and Why He'll Miss Oracle Arena Warriors superfan Guy Fieri talks his favorite (and least favorite) memories of rooting for his beloved Dubs, and his role in bringing Kevin Durant to the Bay....
18:17, 04/28/2019

The Best Chore Coats for Men in 2019 Few jackets are as tough, handsome, and downright useful as a good ol' fashioned chore coat. Here are eight of the burliest and best-looking, ready to take on whatever springtime throws your way....
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