Rachel Feinstein Unveils the Darker Side of Fantasyland

If Rachel Feinstein had a spirit guide, it would probably be Sleeping Beauty. For the artist — known for her extravagantly detailed fantasy sculptures, installations and paintings — the fairy tale princess may be the most relatable of the otherworldly creatures that animate her work.   “When I was younger, I was asleep for a long time, my ideas…

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Gucci Celebrates the Year of the Rat with Mickey Mouse

According to the traditional Chinese calendar, January 25 marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year and the start of the Year of the Rat. To celebrate, Gucci has unveiled a very literal collection featuring the most famous rodent of the world: Mickey Mouse. Titled the ‘Year of the Mouse,’ the vast collection from creative…

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Medical News Today: How to remove dead skin from the face

The skin naturally renews itself every 30 days or so. This process happens when the outer layer of the skin, or epidermis, sheds dead cells and replaces them with new ones. Dead skin cells shed through normal daily activities, such as pulling clothes on and off. A person is unaware when old skin cells fall…

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What Is the Keto Diet and Does It Work?

A recent survey of registered dietitians named the low-carbohydrate keto diet yet again as the most popular diet in the United States. Powering this diet is fat, and loads of it — all the way up to a hefty 90 percent of one’s daily calories. Its fans (and marketers) feed social media with before and…

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Medical News Today: Removing the core of a boil: What to know

A boil is a large, red, painful lump on the skin. It is a type of skin infection that develops around a hair follicle or oil gland. These infections occur when bacteria become trapped beneath the skin. Over time, a boil will develop a collection of pus in its center. This is known as the…

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Where Avocado Toast Shares a Menu With Yemeni Favorites

They’re ignored by much of the world, the withered, papery husks sloughed off the fruit of the coffee tree and discarded in favor of the precious beans. But in Yemen, the husks are treasured, steeped in boiling water with cardamom and ginger to make qishr, a brew that, half a millennium ago, Sufi dervishes drank…

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The Best of Japanese Dining and Design, Under One Parisian Roof

In Paris’s modish Marais, on a narrow street off the Rue Vieille du Temple, sits a grand 17th-century building that last housed a quincaillerie, or hardware store. It is here that the Tokyo-based architect, designer, restaurateur and chef Shinichiro Ogata has set his newest project — Ogata Paris, a multistory complex opening next week and…

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New Art Museum Adds to Sarasota’s Cultural Heritage

In Sarasota, the subtropics meet the South. Pressed up against the edge of the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida, this city, long home to carnies and cowmen, is best understood as a study in contrast. Now the new Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College, which opened last month, aims to spotlight the city’s cultural…

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You Will Soon Know These Names: Taylor Russell and Jodie Turner-Smith

Two young black women face futures made precarious by sudden violence wrought by men in their lives. One is a shy Florida high schooler struggling to find solace as her family tears itself apart. The other is a disaffected lawyer on the run with a stranger turned improbable soul mate. Both journey through traumas that…

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