Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

Making Last-Minute Travel Plans for the Solar Eclipse? Read This First

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Expert stargazers offer travel tips on how best to see next month’s solar eclipse.

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In July, Pitchers Have Barely Been Able to Get Jose Altuve Out

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Since 1913, there have only been seven instances of a player going through a calendar month with at least 100 plate appearances and a .500 batting average. Jose Altuve could join that exclusive club with a few more good games.

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SNL’s Aidy Bryant and Vanessa Bayer Celebrate Their Favorite Jewelry Brand

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The comediennes joined model-turned-cookbook author Elettra Wiedemann for a steamy summer-evening bash at Lulu Frost’s new downtown Manhattan store.

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Charcoal: The New Beauty Advantage

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Charcoal is the beauty industry’s ingredient du jour—used to cleanse and detoxify in everything from scrubs to toothpaste. But is it a gimmick or a godsend?

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Snowboarder Shaun White on Trading Hoodies for Grown-Up Style

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Outshining his T-shirt-clad rivals, Olympic snowboarder Shaun White isn’t afraid to wear a suit—with Vans or without. Here, his tips.

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Bluetooth Earbuds That Are Tangle-Proof and Hard to Lose

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

They may look bulky, but neckband earbuds are surprisingly comfortable and won’t tie you up in knots. A review of the BeatsX, Klipsch X12, Sennheiser HD1 In-Ear Wireless and V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless.

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Hanging Nude Paintings in Your Home: So Out, They’re In

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The decades-long trend for minimalist décor made nude art seem dated. But things have changed. Welcome to the bare market.

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2018 VW Atlas SUV: A German Vision of America’s Dream Car

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Volkswagen’s spacious, three-row Atlas SUV is meticulously tuned to cater to Americans’ taste—and should make the shortlist of anyone shopping for a big family-friendly SUV.

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Hamptons Estate of Venture Capitalist Asks $23.45 Million

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The Quiogue property, which belonged to late venture capitalist and art collector Jerome L. Stern, includes a private art museum.

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The 5 Most Stylish Digital Alarm Clocks

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Thoughtfully designed digital alarm clocks can be devilishly hard to find. Luckily, we did it for you.

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Summer Books for your Inner Nerd

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

A coffee-table book of miniature worlds made mostly of food, harrowing tales of search-and-rescue crews and a biography of an intrepid scientist seeking aliens.

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Arrange Flowers Like a Pro—Starting With an Unlikely Inspiration

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor captures the tranquility—and simmering unease—in a painting by early-20th-century expressionist Richard Gerstle, known as ‘Austria’s van Gogh’.

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What Luxury Home Builders Consider Worth the Splurge

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

In their own homes, construction-company bosses will spend money on the best materials and perks like seven ovens and a dog-grooming room. But some eschew complex home-automation systems.

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A Swiss Gallerist on Finding His Furniture Favorites

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Gallery owner Stefan von Bartha and the Basel penthouse that holds his personal collection

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Have You Tried This Season’s ‘It’ Vegetables?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Is kohlrabi the next kale? As chefs, farmers and wholesalers plot emerging produce trends, here’s a glimpse into the making of an ‘It’ vegetable. Plus, recipes for the must-haves of the moment.

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This is 40, Tom Brady!

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Tom Brady is turning 40, and sports still doesn’t know how to handle it, writes Jason Gay.

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Austen, Anonymous Writers and History

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

On the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s death, Amanda Foreman looks at why she published anonymously and women’s history of publishing without names.

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A Breakdown of 5 Top Co-Working Spaces Around the World

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

As co-working options increase, a number of new and growing companies are vastly improving members’ business-hour needs. Here’s a look at the latest upgrades in work amenities.

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NFL’s New Tanking Strategy: Save Till Next Year

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The NFL’s salary cap for this season is a record $167 million per team—but many teams are hoarding the extra cash.

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Grilled Leg of Lamb With Roasted Apricots: Quick Summer Recipe

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

With a char on the grill and a quick roast in the oven, lamb develops a delectable smoky flavor and cooks to optimum doneness. This simple recipe from London’s Ducksoup pairs the tender meat with roasted apricots and creamy labneh.

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Can You Capture Nostalgia in a Bottle of Gin?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

We sent novelist Christopher Bollen a bottle of Terra Botanical Gin from Indiana’s Cardinal Spirits. It took him places he hasn’t been in a long time.

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Gear to Keep Your Dog Cool and Safe

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

A look at a high-tech e-collar for keeping tabs on your canine companion, and a low-tech dog vest to prevent overheating.

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Fishing Adventures for Anglers of All Stripe

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Six superior fishing trips, from Maine to Montana, where reeling in your catch is just part of the fun.

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Contemporary Houston House Asks $19.5 Million

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Designed by Howard Barnstone & Partners, the home of Richard Mithoff, a prominent personal-injury lawyer, features a 55-foot-long steel-and-glass living/dining room.

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Agents Whose Day at Work Went to the Dogs

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

One finds herself joining a doggie daycare pack, another has to outrun ‘Cujo’

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Can Just Taking a Picture Help to Treat Infertility?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

A new study finds that just taking a picture—and the procedure associated with it—appears to treat infertility.

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Lakeside Living in the Ozarks

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Three luxury homes for sale in the mountains of southeast Missouri

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A Day in the Life of Lindsay Jang & Matt Abergel

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The duo behind two of Hong Kong’s most popular restaurants expands its empire.

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Novak Djokovic to Miss U.S. Open, Rest of 2017

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

After a disappointing season and increasing pain in his right elbow, tennis star Novak Djokovic announced that he is done for the year.

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Does Music Help You Work Better?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

While tackling a work assignment or school homework, do you concentrate more if there is music in the background? A neurologist considers the ‘Mozart Effect.’

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