Diana Vreeland's Rise To 'Empress Of Fashion'

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Why Black Men Tend To Be Fashion Kings

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Lou Nasti runs a factory in Brooklyn that makes animatronic Christmas displays. He's been at it for almost 44 years. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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At A Real-Life Santa's Workshop, Christmas Comes Early

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The giant sequoia is a snow tree, says scientist Steve Sillett, adapted for long winters in the Sierra Nevada. But it's a fire tree, too. Thick bark protects it from burning in lightning-caused fires, which open cones and clear the understory, allowing saplings to find light and prosper. Michael Nichols/National Geographic hide caption

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Giorgio Pasticcerie Italian bakery is owned by a father-and-daughter pair: Giorgio, who moved to Hoboken from Italy, and his daughter, Mary Grace, a first-generation American. John Delaney hide caption

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Edward Hopper is well-known in the U.S. for paintings such as Nighthawks (1942)pensive, lonely portraits of people sitting together yet alone. He was less well-known in France, but an exhibit of his work at the Grand Palais has drawn impressive crowds. The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection/Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago hide caption

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Hopper's Lonely Figures Find Some Friends In Paris

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Architect Designed Exuberant, Optimistic Places

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Big Gator Head Premieres At Miami Art Fair

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After coloring, styling and photographing the rice, chef and food stylist Caitlin Levin made coconut rice. "It taste the same," she says. Henry Hargreaves hide caption

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