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What It’s Like to Have a Body That’s Literally Falling Apart
“Having Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is like being trapped in a house on fire.”
The 10-Year-Old Lifting More Than Her Body Weight
She’s little, but she’s strong.
What It’s Like to See 100 Million Colors
“I see rainbows in water and snow and fog.”
Radical Beauty: Meet the Living Dolls of NYC
“We’re the misfits of the misfits.”
The Changemakers: Inside the #MeToo and Time’s Up Revolutions
“The most powerful tool that we have is our voice.”
Mrs. Claus Is Coming to Town
This holiday performer is looking for a seat at the table.
What It’s Like Having Lifelong Insomnia
“It’s a condition of profound loneliness.”
Most Bone-able Christmas Characters
Because who doesn’t love Colin Firth in a sweater?
Amy Sedaris Reveals Her Magical Greenwich Village Apartment
A home truly unlike any other.
Good and Mad: Actors and Activists on the Power of Women’s Anger
An evening of rage inspired by Rebecca Traister’s new book.
What It’s Like to Have Mirror Touch Synesthesia
Joel Salinas is a doctor who can literally feel your pain.
What It’s Like to Live With Chronic Anxiety
It’s messy, but as Sarah Wilson says, it can be beautiful.
What It’s Like to Have Incurable, Unrequited Love
Psychologist Frank Tallis details his experience treating a woman with erotomania, a rare, delusional condition.
What It’s Like to Detest the Sound of People Eating
Chewing, lip smacking, and even loud breathing can trigger deep anxiety and rage in people with misophonia.
beat around the bush
19 Waxing Scenes in Film and Television
What It’s Like to Control My Nightmares With Lucid Dreaming
I’ve escaped death and dealt with loss, all while sleeping.
Love Map: A New York Romance, From Across the Pond
“In New York you constantly want to go fast … I wanted everything to slow down.”
This Artist Blows Glass Into Surreal, Organic Sculptures
Jeff Zimmerman’s sculptures seem to drip and ooze, even in cold glass form.
Love Map: Sunday Mornings in Hell’s Kitchen With a Cruise-Ship Comedian
Sunday mornings … when the city
Love Map: A Never-Ending Friendship Forged in 1980s Brooklyn
“As a friend she’s like a partner for life.”
Women and Power: Lauren Simmons on the Power of Being the Only Woman in the Room
And why she never feels powerless.
Laverne Cox on the Power of Visibility
Orange Is the New Black
star talks about strength and spirituality.
The Worst Sushi Date You’ll Ever Hear About
This story might make you choke up.
Lunchtime Beauty: This Is Really the Only Mascara You Need
Wear it to a meeting, wear it to a party.
women and power
Women and Power: Stormy Daniels on the Power of Audacity
Just moments after her book
was leaked, Stormy Daniels sat down with
to discuss what makes her feel powerful.
Lunchtime Beauty: Achieve Subtle Sparkle With Shiseido’s Aura Dew
A highlighter that’s not too glam for work.
Lunchtime Beauty: A Classic Red Nail Polish That Looks Like Velvet
Try a luxe look for fall.
This Artist Transforms Dead Animals Into Ethereal Creatures
The Victorian art of taxidermy lives on in Divya Anantharaman’s Brooklyn studio.
Lunchtime Beauty: The Mini Lipstick Our Beauty Director Loves
It’s the perfect clutch accessory.
This Cobble Hill Townhouse Has a Two-Story Bookshelf, Moon Light, Climbing Wall
With the collaboration of Leroy Street Studio and Brook Landscape, Olivia Song has created an oasis for her husband and two young boys.
The Subtle Lip Stain Our Beauty Director Loves
Burberry Velvet Lip Crush packs pigment without feeling heavy.
This All-Black Boerum Hill Firehouse Has a Live-in Archery Range
Julian LaVerdiere and Erica Hohf have transformed the second story into their home, fit with an archery range, Japanese soaking tub, and terrace.
Gloria Vanderbilt Reveals the Inside of Her Upper East Side Home
Along with some thoughts on why Instagram is just so ghastly!
The 100-Year-Old Hidden Castle Tower in NYC Where AMC’s CEO Lets Down His Hair
Because flat walls are for squares.
The Most Important Thing to Pack for Labor Day
Here’s the truth about tanning.
Bobbi Brown, Rukmini Callimachi, and Dee Poku-Spalding on How They Get It Done
Bobbi Brown, Rukimini Callimachi, and Dee Poku-Spalding discuss everything from work-life balance to trusting your gut.
A Fashion Improvisation With the Stylish Minds of
Three Busy Debras
We invited the comedians over for a “fashion brunch” and asked them to improvise using clothes as prompts. Naturally, things got weird.
Inside a Design Icon’s Colonial Castle Where Snow White’s Dwarfs May Have Died
“It was red, but my immediate reaction was with those glass windows, it’s Snow White. This is fairy-tale architecture.”
This Artist Bends Neon Into Life-Size Sculptures of Wicked Women
And we’re all here for it.
20 Characters Who Changed Their Lives With a Haircut
Nothing says “act break” like a radical new look.
This Japanese Artist’s Rope-Bondage Performance Straddles S&M and Art
Kinoko Hajime is one of Japan’s foremost practitioners of kinbaku-bi, which translates to “the beauty of tight binding.”
This Artist Stocked an Entire Supermarket With 31,000 Felt Sculptures
We particularly love the smiling ribeye steaks and squishy sushi.
Inside Aelfie’s Eclectic Williamsburg Loft
Follow along as our design editor, Wendy Goodman, reveals one of the most smartly curated and vibrant spaces that embraces color with no hesitation.
The Horniest Vibrator Scenes From Film and TV
It’s not always easy to get off.
If You Like Black, White, and Minimalism, You’ll Love this Tribeca Loft
Here’s what happens when minimalism meets Danish design.
This Artist’s Giant Yarn Sculptures Explode With Color
Artist Liz Collins loves color so much she once ate a crayon. Now, she channels her artistic tendencies through larger-than-life textile sculptures.
Art Lovers Will Appreciate This Lichtenstein-Adorned Gallery–Home Hybrid
No wood or marble was allowed.
This Artist Sculpts Human & Animal Blood Into Striking Works of Art
From his studio in Queens, New York, Jordan Eagles preserves blood in resin to make striking, life-size sculptures.
the skin we're in
How Likely Are You to Get Skin Cancer?
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States — here’s what you need to know.
Interior Lives: This Upper East Side Apartment Is a Living Work of Art
Come for the dancing vase, stay for the Peter Gabriel anecdote.