All in all, Spears has created 19 scents ranging from sweet to grown and sexy. (The complete list more delightfully dizzying than spraying all of them at once, we’re certain.) And like her music catalogue, her fragrance library is full of hits — the debut alone has reportedly sold over 500 million bottles in a decade on shelves. And now: … [Read more...] about Britney Spears Opens Up About Her 20th Fragrance and Her Favorite Food to Cook with Her Sons (Cue All the Feels)
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In The Resident, Matt Czuchry and enemies work on a lot of medical problems that are often very gory, especially when Bruce Greenwood accidentally severs an artery or two. The show also introduces a fancy device that allows you to do surgery remotely, requires extremely steady hands, and can only be operated by Dr. Mina Okafor (Billions’s Shaunette Renée Wilson), my favorite character, who has gotten precious little to do so far. … [Read more...] about Are You Watching the Freddie Highmore Doctor Show or the Matt Czuchry Doctor Show?
Bargaining is an important thing when buying something at Chatuchak. Don’t be insulting, but do try to knock prices down. Some stalls have fixed prices and will not bargain, but most will. A good place to start is to offer about 70 per cent of the original price. The seller will counter offer but you can usually get them down by 15-20 per cent, and if you buy more than one thing, you will get an even better price. … [Read more...] about Chatuchak market: shop till you drop
The Houseparty app might be geared more towards younger groups, having been a fad among kids a few years ago. But now it seems to be a royal platform of choice. “It’s amazing, I just press a button and all my family pop up,” the Duchess of Cornwall reportedly told a friend. The app can alert you when your friends are online, allowing you to effectively drop in on them. It also has in-built games, for up to eight players at a time. … [Read more...] about Solitary refinement: a lockdown survival guide
iNTERVIEW Siddhartha Mukherjee The Pulitzer-winning doctor-author on what it takes to go beyond boundaries, both geographical and intellectual.Interviewed by Karan Mahajan On a grey and windy but still temperate Fall afternoon in Manhattan, the writer and doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee walked around his penthouse apartment showing me his collection of eastern and western art. I had come to interview him, but my eyes had immediately fallen upon the stone South Indian sculptures displayed on a long side-table by a bank of windows. The brick buildings across the street seemed close. Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, Richard Serra, and Jamini Roy, as well as ancient sculptures from India, China, and Cambodia. A ceramic globe by Mukherjee’s wife, the artist Sarah Sze, sat in the living room. “We ran out of space, actually,” Mukherjee said. It struck me, as Mukherjee spoke, how little he fit the stereotype of the harried scientist. Instead of presenting an … [Read more...] about ‘My Indian identity is incidental’