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The Best Handheld Jigsaws for Cutting a Variety New! 2021-01-25 17:44:48As its name suggests, a jigsaw is a power tool that can cut complicated and irregular shapes—like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. A kind of recip

Top Art Collector Leon Black to Depart Investment New! 2021-01-25 17:41:18The MoMA chairman is known within the art world for his patronage of museums.

The Best Gels for Lights Will Set a New! 2021-01-25 17:39:36Despite their name, lighting gels aren’t really gels but rather simple sheets of translucent plastic, popular among studio photographers and ava

The Best Electric Erasers Are Efficient and Easy New! 2021-01-25 17:34:47Whether you erase to revise, refine, or restart, your task can be a lot simpler with the help of an electric eraser. Typically battery powered, these

Paris’s Centre Pompidou Faces Years-Long Closure Amid Renovation Effort New! 2021-01-25 17:30:41The Parisian institution will reportedly be shuttered from 2023 to 2027.

The Best Cordless Drills for Intensive Installations New! 2021-01-25 17:29:21Whether you’re working on an installation art piece or just hanging your work on the wall, a cordless drill is a handy tool to have around the s

The Best Cup Turners for Crafting New! 2021-01-25 17:19:16If you enjoy creating custom tumblers with epoxy, one way to upgrade your setup is to purchase a cup turner. These devices consist of a motorized arm

Build Frames with the Best Corner Clamps for New! 2021-01-25 17:09:43Whether you want to display a panel or stretch a canvas, you’ll need a sturdy, evenly edged frame. Making your own is an economical solution tha

The Best Books On Photography Will Guide Your New! 2021-01-25 17:01:56If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Looking to expand

The Best Colored Light Bulbs for Installations, Photo New! 2021-01-25 17:00:47An easy way to change the atmosphere of a room is to install some colorful light bulbs. Whether you want to design a creative set for a photo shoot, c

Find the Best Canvas Pad For Taking Your 2021-01-21 15:22:38UPDATED (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 1, 2020 11:03 AM)  If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website,

Give an Old Jacket New Style with the 2021-01-21 13:12:11UPDATED (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 1, 2020 11:03 AM)  If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website,

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Mira Furlan, Actress on ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ New! 2021-01-25 18:03:57The Croatian-born actress played Ambassador Delenn on the science fiction TV series “Babylon 5” throughout its five seasons and in two mov

Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to New! 2021-01-25 17:51:02The striking, inside-out museum and cultural center in the heart of Paris will close for construction in 2023, France’s culture minister said Mo

Monitoring the Weather at the Edge of the New! 2021-01-25 16:51:14Marsibil Erlendsdottir runs a farm and provides weather reports from a remote outpost in eastern Iceland. The job requires vigilance and an unfailing

Celebrity Pregnancy Is Big Business New! 2021-01-25 16:39:14These days, content begins at conception.

Elias Rahbani, Lebanese Composer Who Sought New Sounds, New! 2021-01-25 16:31:46He was one of Lebanon’s most prolific composers, writing music for divas, TV ads, movies and underground bands. He died of Covid-19.

Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts New! 2021-01-25 16:22:25Medical professionals questioned how well the individual plastic bubbles protected band members and concertgoers from the coronavirus.

A Monument Honoring Brooklyn Abolitionists Stalls Under Scrutiny New! 2021-01-25 15:51:38Activists say a proposed project is too abstract for a time when Black New Yorkers are eager to see figures that look like them among the city’s

Tae Keller Wins Newbery Medal for ‘When You New! 2021-01-25 15:17:38“We Are Water Protectors,” illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom, won the Caldecott Medal.

‘Mike Nichols’ Captures a Star-Studded Life That Shuttled New! 2021-01-25 14:45:13Mark Harris’s biography tells the story of the writer and director who formed a beloved comedy duo with Elaine May and directed movies including

Tamara Lindeman's New Album 'Ignorance' Explores Climate Change New! 2021-01-25 14:44:46The 36-year-old Canadian musician Tamara Lindeman’s piercing new album, “Ignorance,” explores the emotional impacts of a global prob

Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died New! 2021-01-25 14:25:16No cause of death was disclosed, but the case followed a string of suicides by young entertainers in the country.

When Theatermakers Long for the Stage, Playfully New! 2021-01-25 14:22:32Two short films that find pandemic-sidelined performers grappling with Beckett are a highlight of the annual Exponential Festival.

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Sick of Quarantine Cooking? New Companies Let Chefs 2021-01-11 08:00:00Startups like Shef and WoodSpoon give Covid-impacted professional chefs and excellent home cooks a platform for sharing their food

Why Robert McCurdy's Photo-Realist Portraits Stop Viewers in 2021-01-08 12:07:30The key to these singular portraits of influential leaders of our time rests in the gaze and the exacting details of the clothing

What 'Bridgerton' Gets Wrong About Corsets 2021-01-08 08:59:17Women's rights were severely restricted in 19th-century England, but their undergarments weren't to blame

Musician Sunny Jain Reflects on Jainism, Jazz and 2021-01-07 09:00:00While the originations of the dhol are not known with complete certainty, what is known is that it is a sound that has migrated

Ten Innovators to Watch in 2021 2021-01-07 08:30:00These visionaries are imagining an exciting future with chicken-less eggs, self-piloting ships and more

This Polynesian Cruise Ship Has a Resident Tattoo 2021-01-06 13:43:26Sailing between Tahiti and the Marquesas, Eddy Tata provides passengers with Polynesian-style tattoos based on their life stories

Warm Up Your Winter With the National Portrait 2021-01-06 13:08:11Visitors and families can enjoy all the museum has to offer from the comfort of their own homes

Women Artists Reflect on How They Helped Shape 2021-01-06 11:13:01A Smithsonian online event kicks off a new monthly series exploring the pioneering art films and videos made by women

Kid Ory Finally Gets the Encore He Deserves 2021-01-06 09:00:00The childhood home of the musician who put New Orleans jazz on the map will soon open to the public

The State of American Craft Has Never Been 2021-01-06 08:00:00Today’s craft renaissance is more than just an antidote to our over-automated world. It renews a way of life that made us who we are

Artisan America 2021-01-06 08:00:00A year-long celebration of craft in the United States

How Native Artisans in Alaska Bring Innovation and 2021-01-06 08:00:00In Indigenous communities along the coast, a lively artistic movement plays with tradition

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Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Nazi Looting Restitution System New! 2021-01-25 18:01:00More than 80 years later, his 300-year-old violin — valued at around $185,000 — is at the center of a dispute that is threatening to under

The Theatre Of Dreams New! 2021-01-25 17:14:00We are neurochemically predisposed to find our dreams meaningful, which may suggest that they do have a pedagogical function. Even the common advice t

Could Amsterdam’s Radical Effort To Transform Itself Leave New! 2021-01-25 16:14:00In April 2020, during the first wave of COVID-19, Amsterdam’s city government announced it would recover from the crisis, and avoid future ones,

The Psychology Of Massive Multiplayer Online Games and New! 2021-01-25 15:32:21“The art of creating the connections and building communities of others who also come to believe and amplify them is a virtuous circle that keep

Bipartisan? Biden Should Think Arts New! 2021-01-25 14:44:00“It’s worth recalling that federal support for the arts throughout modern American history has been bipartisan. The Federal Art Project (1

A Checklist For Happiness? It Doesn’t Work That 2021-01-25 14:01:00“Every cultural message we get is that happiness can be read off a scorecard of money, education, experiences, relationships, and prestige. Want

Here’s What The New American Elite Looks Like 2021-01-25 13:16:00“From the American Revolution until the late 20th century, the American elite was divided among regional oligarchies. It is only in the last gen

Students At The Glasgow School Of Art Protest 2021-01-25 12:31:00“The pandemic will have caused frustration to students everywhere and it must have been difficult for university authorities to react to the eve

Baltimore Museum Bought Art By Women in 2020. 2021-01-25 11:42:00“I would like to officially state that I’m thrilled that the museum has collected art by women, in 2020 and in any other year, and the sel

Leslie Odom Jr Almost Passed On Playing Sam 2021-01-25 11:00:00Those who have seen One Night in Miami will appreciate that the actor, singer, and star of Hamilton made a different choice, especially with his movie

The Most Valuable Award In British Poetry Goes 2021-01-25 10:30:00Poet Lavinia Greenlaw, who chaired the committee for the T.S. Eliot prize, said of Kapil’s How to Wash a Heart, “This is a unique work tha

Judi Dench Is A Bit Bored In Lockdown 2021-01-25 10:00:00Someone hire her, quickly. “Lockdown, I fear, is not the life Dench was born to. She used to practically eat and drink on the stage, but the the