Are You Really Sure You Want to Share Your Life With a Dog?
Are You Really Sure You Want to Share Your Life With a Dog?

You can’t love a dog too much I recently did an interview with Channel 9 news in Denver, Colorado for what they called “woof week.” I talked about what humans need to do to keep themselves and their dogs happy. The editors at Channel 9 did a masterful job at summarizing my interview and came up with a…

11 Thoughtful Gifts for Runners
11 Thoughtful Gifts for Runners

Selecting the perfect present can be tough—so why not leave it to the pros? Each of these 25 subscription boxes—for everyone from the wine lover to the makeup junkie—is curated by a team of experts. So whether your bestie is obsessed with coffee or really into knitting, you can find a gift that will make…

10 things to do in Toronto today
10 things to do in Toronto today

Lisa Power Posted 29 days ago 10 things to do in Toronto today Lisa Power Posted 29 days ago Event Newsletter Get our weekly event picks delivered straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe anytime or contact us for details. Changing leaves, hot drinks and warm sweater adventures are all part of events in Toronto today…

Restoring and recording the cameras of yesteryear
Restoring and recording the cameras of yesteryear

Updated November 21, 2018 11:13:52 Tucked away in a home garage in a dusty city in western New South Wales is a man with a skill-set shared by just four Australians.Ben Vang harvests and transplants the ‘organs’ of vintage cameras.One by one he dismantles shutter mechanisms by their blades, screws, levers, and springs, but it…

‘Boy Erased’ Suggests Sexual Desire Can’t Change, So Religion Must
‘Boy Erased’ Suggests Sexual Desire Can’t Change, So Religion Must

One of the saddest scenes in Boy Erased—a film full of sad scenes—finds protagonist Jared (Lucas Hedges) confronting his father (Russell Crowe) about their strained relationship. Jared has come out as gay, and his father is a Baptist pastor. “There’s no changing me,” Jared tells his father, who years earlier had enrolled him in a…

What Happens After You Win The Great British Baking Show?
What Happens After You Win The Great British Baking Show?

Following a countless stream of signatures, technicals, and showstoppers in that ungodly balmy tent — and only one trash-bin disaster! — The Great British Baking Show has managed to produce nine seasons of culinary perfection, seven of which are available for us Americans to watch. So now, time for some maths: Nine seasons means nine…

10 of the best things to do in Brussels, from grand art to golden frites
10 of the best things to do in Brussels, from grand art to golden frites

No one can quite explain how a tiny bronze statue has become the city’s emblem and mascot, but the Manneken Pis has played this role for centuries Credit: getty The pleasure of Brussels lies in wandering its streets, taking in the views from the hilltops, looking in shops, and stopping in the cafés. The centre…

Surreal ideas about sex: how Dorothea Tanning and Leonor Fini resisted being pigeonholed by their gender
Surreal ideas about sex: how Dorothea Tanning and Leonor Fini resisted being pigeonholed by their gender

Leonor Fini in Arcachon, France, in 1940 Courtesy of the Leonor Fini Estate In the final room of the Dorothea Tanning exhibition now on view at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, visitors will see one of Tanning’s quotes on the wall. “Women artists. There is no such thing—or person,” it…

Creating Good With Brit Morin Of Brit & Co, And Jennifer Hyman Of Rent The Runway
Creating Good With Brit Morin Of Brit & Co, And Jennifer Hyman Of Rent The Runway

Autumn Adeigbo, Jennifer Hyman and Brit Morin at Brit+Co.’s #CreateGood 2018 at Build Studio on October 19, 2018 in New York.Photo by Noam Galai This year I received an incredible birthday gift. On October 19th (my actual birthday) I was invited to sit on a Style panel for NYC’s #CreateGood series produced and hosted by Brit…

Can Empathy Be Taught? This Clinical Professor Has The Proof
Can Empathy Be Taught? This Clinical Professor Has The Proof

In her latest book, The Empathy Effect, Helen Riess, the associate clinical professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, shares her years of scientific investigation into how empathy develops and works throughout the stages of our lives and interconnects us all. It…