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10 Facts About Frank Lloyd Wright You Didn’t Know

For Architectural Digest, by Carrie Hojnicki.

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For all the praise Frank Lloyd Wright garnered in his 70-year career, the architect was equally a magnet for controversy in all its forms. With three wives and eight children (seven biological, one adopted), the architect spent much of his adult life racking up sensational, though not untrue, headlines like “SUIT ENDS WRIGHT ROMANCE; Sculptress Who Fled With Architect to Japan Obtains Alimony” (New York Times, 1925) or “ISSUE WARRANT FOR WRIGHT; Architect’s Wife Seeks to Re-enter Their Wisconsin Home” (also New York Times, also 1925), each referring the personal tumult that seemed to follow the architect through much of his adult life.

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Can blogging about travel fund future trips? A workshop has the answer

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If you thought travel blogging was all about exotic check-ins and envious Instagram feeds, think again. “With the travel industry experiencing a boom, an increasing number of people are taking to documenting their wanderings online, or giving it a serious thought. But there is a lot more to what seems like a dream job that lets you pursue your passion and get paid for it,” says Divyakshi Gupta, who began her career as a strategic planner with an ad firm, and is now a travel blogger and freelance writer. This Saturday, she will conduct a Travel-Write-Earn workshop organised by Open Bracket, a creative platform that hosts multi-disciplinary workshops.

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An Entire Restaurant Dedicated To Nutella Is About To Open In Chicago

For Bon Appetit, by Rachel Jacoby Zoldan.

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Nutella is one of those things you can’t hate, although we’ve debated it. Although many enjoy it straight out of the jar, Nutella is really at its best when it’s incorporated into snacks and meals — especially these Nutella-brown-butter rice krispie treats. Now, the company behind Nutella, Ferrero (yes, of those Ferrero Rocher candies) is opening a Nutella Café in Chicago at the end of the month.

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Did Melania Trump Really ‘Like’ My Tweet About Her Marriage?

Last week, my 93-character tweet about Melania Trump and her marriage to President Trump “blew up the internet,” as they say. At 9:15 p.m. on May 2, I re-posted a GIF of that infamous Melania smile-turned-scowl from the inauguration with the comment: “Seems the only wall Donald Trump’s built is the one between him and Melania.”

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What Should Really Bother You About The Rockville High School Rape Case

I have a daughter in ninth grade at a suburban high school, just like the victim in the Rockville rape case and, like many adults throughout the country, I was horrified by reports of two male teens — age 17 and 18 — brutally gang raping a much younger female classmate in the bathroom of a suburban high school in Maryland. Now that the sexual assault charges have been dropped by prosecutors, I remain horrified. Hear me out.

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Jeremy Meeks on the Cover of Man About Town

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Jeremy Meeks’ Mugshot is a police booking photograph of convicted felon Jeremy Meeks who gained much notoriety online after the picture was posted on Facebook in June 2014. The image inspired an advice animal image macro series with captions word playing on his attractiveness, in a similar vein to the advice animal characters Ridiculously Photogenic Guy and Attractive Convict.

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Handwriting reveals a lot about compatibility quotient in a relationship

Rushabh Shah and Srishti Doshy
Rushabh Shah and Srishti Doshy

Meet Srishti Doshy and Rushabh Shah. The Mumbai-based couple, in their early 20s, has been dating for six years. She is bold, and more expressive, while Rushabh believes in creating the right first impression. Srishti may not be able to face reality sometimes, whereas Rushabh is practical. What makes them click: similar traits, especially the way both want to preserve memories and find solace in being together.

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What An April Fools’ Day Prank Says About The Love And Hate Between China, India And Pakistan

Yuan Zeng, City University of Hong Kong

April Fools’ Day is the best occasion for fake news. Even with the whole world haunted by the flood of “alternative facts,” the media still maintains its tradition of teasing readers with harmless prank stories, which are usually too unreal to be taken seriously. The Conversation

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Katy Perry Talks About Her Sexuality At The Human Rights Campaign 2017 Gala Dinner

Katy Perry says she “prayed the gay away” during her “unconscious adolescence.”

The 32-year-old singer opened up about her sexuality and praised the gay community while receiving an award from the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday in Los Angeles.

Perry was born into a fundamentalist Christian family, but says she was curious about sexuality and knew it wasn’t a black-and-white issue. She referenced one of her biggest hits in telling the group “I kissed a girl and I liked it.” She added that she also “did more than that.” She says she “prayed the gay away” at Christian camps, but later met people outside of her “bubble.”

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Buying Bongs Online: 9 Outrageous Myths About Purchasing from Online Headshops

Buying Bongs Online: 9 Outrageous Myths About Purchasing from Online Headshops
Many people have certain reservations when it comes to purchasing bongs, dab rigs, and vaporizers through an online smoke shop. … All of our U.S. orders include free shipping, with the option to upgrade to express shipping for an additional fee.
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