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Chocs outside the box: Superfood berry thins

… ○ Break up and gently melt the two chocolates in a bowl set over a pan containing a little simmering water. At the same time, tear off a large sheet of baking paper about 35cm (14in) square. Using a pencil draw 4cm (1½ in) circles on the paper …

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GPs 'pressured' over antibiotics: Nearly half of doctors hand out medication …

Almost half of GPs have admitted prescribing antibiotics simply to get pushy patients to leave their consultation rooms, it has been revealed. A survey has found that 45 per cent of family doctors hand out the medication even though they know it will …

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Angel Sanchez Bridal Fall 2015

Nicole Miller broke out of her comfort zone for fall with 12 looks featuring fuller shapes, lower-cut backs and more traditional bridal fabrics. ….. The Warnaco Group Inc. The Wet Seal Inc. Tiffany & Co. … Bridal Fall 2015 · Louis Vuitton RTW …

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160 British medics sign up to help the fight against Ebola

More than 160 doctors, nurses, paramedics and other NHS staff have volunteered to go to ebola- ravaged West Africa. They will spend six weeks trying to stem the worst ever outbreak of the disease, which has claimed more than 2,800 lives. The number of …

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Ruby Tandoh: Camomile vanilla cupcakes

Camomile might not be an obvious flavour for a cake but it's one that works remarkably well. It is subtly grassy, fragrant and – bolstered by the vanilla – mellow and warm. On days when comfort food is called for, you could do worse than one of these …

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Art Nouveau Ring The 3D Studio

Jewelry ring, art Nouveau style, 3d model.

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Equestrian spectacle steals Seoulites' breath

“It all started with creating a nouveau genre of entertainment that was more theatrically based,” choreographer and artistic codirector Alain Gauthier told The Korea Herald in an interview beside the stable. “By incorporating state-of-the-art …

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

April 15, 1958: Writer Carl Reiner and actress Polly Bergen pose with their statuettes at the Emmy Awards presentations in New York. … She sold the company in 1973 to Faberge, staying on for a couple of years afterward to run it as a Faberge subsidiary.

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Fashion Magpie Jewellery: Featured Item. Red Art Nouveau …

My favourite era of style I love to draw inspiration from is the Art Nouveau movement of the 40's. I love the flowing lines, the beautiful woman and the colour of the period. I even did a series of posts in honour of the movement …

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Vibrant Vienna: Take a trip back in time to Austria city rich in culture, history

Christmas Markets like this one at City Hall Square are found throughout Vienna and are just one reason to travel to the city in the winter. Explore Vienna 3. Michaelerplatz, the square in front of Hofburg Palace, is a popular spot for horse-drawn …

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Art review: At June Fitzpatrick Gallery, craft-as-art a comfortable fit

Her vessels are generally small and highly energized by their vaguely Art Nouveau and Celtic linear elements. Her paintings reveal the technical truth behind their making insofar as linear designs of her high-fire (cone 8, soda-fire) thrown vessels are …

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Angelina Jolie buys Brad Pitt £12m HEART-SHAPED ISLAND for 50th birthday

Architect fanatic Brad, who turns 50 on December 18, once said: “When I discovered Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright, it changed my life.” In 2006 Angelina took Brad on a tour of Wright's home Fallingwater which was completed in 1939.

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Apple planned to partner with PayPal – until it found out the money site was …

Apple and Samsung have spent years at loggerheads over various patent infringements, and despite calling a truce recently, the rivalry still runs deep it seems. Reports claim that Apple was recently in talks with PayPal to be the 'preferred payment …

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school. First-year social studies teacher Megan Silberberger …

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Stylebook Snapshot: New Pittsburgh fashion boutiques offer lots of options for …

Lingerie, lounge and leisure wear are the shop's specialties, as well as home comfort items such as furniture and house fixtures, records and sweet treats. All are either vintage or made in the U.S., including some collaborations with other local …

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Vienna's Imperial Palace was the winter home of the Austrian rulers

… including the Museum of Modern Art, Zoom Children's Museum, Tanzquartier Wien (a centre for contemporary dance and performance), Leopold Museum (a treasure-trove of Viennese art nouveau), and Kunsthalle (with its contemporary international art), …

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Pampanga beyond the kitchen

These are either Spanish Colonial or Art Deco. Atypical in its exteriors is the Augusto P. Hizon House. It is the only one in the vicinity that looks Victorian, the imposing structure crowned by two domelike cupolas flanking its pediment. It is wrapped …

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Croatia: A taste of the Balkans

On the drive into the city centre, the Soviet-style architecture gives way to an appealing mixture of neoclassical and art nouveau. The centrepiece is a horseshoe of parks and green spaces. There are more museums here than hotels, we're told, though …

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Video tour of Angelina and Brad Pitt's £12m HEART-SHAPED ISLAND will blow …

Architect fanatic Brad, who turns 50 on December 18, once said: “When I discovered Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Frank Lloyd Wright, it changed my life.” In 2006 Angelina took Brad on a tour of Wright's home Fallingwater which was completed in 1939.

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Cycling-Astana hit by another doping case

PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Astana were rocked by another doping case on Wednesday when the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Kazakh Victor Okishev had tested positive. "The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that it has notified UCI …

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Sarah Stacey on the value of taking multivitamins, plus coping with …

Q Is it true that it's a waste of money taking multivitamin supplements as they just go straight through you? A That can be partly true, according to Dr Rachael Eckel, a consultant cosmetic dermatologist who has a special interest in nutrition. While …

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US-China climate pact seen boosting Indian efforts

NEW DELHI (AP) — This week's China-U.S. climate agreement between the world's top two polluting countries puts pressure on India, No. 3 on the list, to become more energy efficient and should encourage investment in renewable energy. But the pact is …

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Bond investors take fright at Tesco's fall from grace

Tesco said on Thursday that it was not comfortable with its gearing and was looking at ways to raise cash. … The former juggernaut of the retail sector has been battling fierce competition and rapid changes in the way Britons shop over the past few …

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British schoolboy jailed for stabbing teacher to death in class

LONDON, Nov 3 (Reuters) – A teenage British schoolboy was jailed for at least 20 years on Monday after pleading guilty to stabbing to death a teacher he said he hated in front of horrified pupils during a lesson at a college in northern England. The …

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Book Review | Art Nouveau Fantasy Animal Jewelry Design By B. Krieger

BOOK REVIEW OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =— Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9780486296319 Book Review of Art Nouveau Fantasy Animal Jewelry Design by B. Krieger…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Necklace Review (Audio) – Johny O’Brien

http://www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/ Johny O’Brien Review.

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The Delicate Art of the Faberge Egg

WSJ European art market reporter Mary Lane takes a look at the art of Faberge eggs with Faberge executive director Sean Gilbertson, ahead of an exhibition at…

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Sikkema Jenkins and Co – Mark Bradford

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to announce an exhibition of new works by Mark Bradford on view from October 27 — December 15. The show will be Bradford’s …

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Stephen Webster jewellery: Cool Murder She Wrote jewels

Maria Doulton visits British fine jeweller Stephen Webster who is always pushing the boundaries of fine jewellery. Inspired by wicked women for his Murder Sh…

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Germany's Christmas markets in full swing: It's like being transported to a …

Another compelling Russian connection was the Faberge Museum on Sophienstrasse, displaying three floors of invaluable objects mainly produced by Carl Faberge. The highlight however were four of his famous eggs, of which the jade and diamond one and …

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Scientists: US-China pact won't slow warming much

That would only prevent temperatures from rising about a third of a degree Fahrenheit (two-tenths of a degree Celsius), said Andrew Jones, co-director of the project at MIT. If all other countries followed the U.S.-China example, temperatures could be …

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Health Notes

The fun, happiness, and, of course, exercise that ponies give is well known. But for disabled children, the wider benefits can be life-changing. Clementine (Clemmie) Palmer, eight, has congenital hip problems, which have meant frequent hospital stays …

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Luxembourg tax storm hits new EU chief Juncker

BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – A storm of outrage over Luxembourg's role in helping global companies avoid tax plunged its former leader into controversy in his first week running the European Commission, the EU body that polices tax abuses. Jean-Claude …

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The Next 7: Your guide to this week's entertainment

Teen Maker Night, 3D printing and jewelry; Make holiday presents for you or your loved ones; Registration required; 6-8 p.m. Steele Memorial Library, 101 E Church St., Elmira. Registration 733-9173. “The Polar Express” Screening, with hot chocolate and …

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Antique & Vintage Jewelry History: Art Nouveau Jewelry Part 1

Art Nouveau Jewelry Part 1. There were many forces at work during the latter half of the 19th century in decorative arts. The revolution that created the Arts & Crafts movement in England began with dissatisfaction of poor …

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