Der Palast – A Dance Competition About Gentrification

photos: Vismante Ruzgaite, GIFs: Frank R. Schröder.  Finding a nice apartment in Berlin has become a serious hustle. You have to compete with lots of other people for a little one-bedroom apartment for 800 Euros in Wedding – if you are lucky. All these other people have better jobs, more savings and a much more stable personality than you in stress situations. But imagine that instead of having to prove your financial security you would need to partake in a dance competition in front of your ...
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Sunday Firesides: Are You Really Just Jealous?

Do you really detest your business rival, or are you just jealous that he’s beating you at the same game? Do you really think your brother has gotten a big head since taking that new job, or are you just jealous he’s become more successful than you? Do you (devout Christian guy) really think your roommate has gotten unrighteously intimate with his girlfriend, or are you just jealous that he’s dating someone and you aren’t? Do you really think your old buddy has gotten duller, or are you just j...
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Forget Cherry Blossoms — Japan’s Wisteria Gardens Are A Technicolor Must-See

As cherry blossom season comes to an end in Japan, it’s time to set your gaze on the prettiest thing blooming today. Wisteria is taking over and it’s absolutely gorgeous.Growing in a range of blue, pink, purple, and white, people can experience these beauties up close, during their peak blooming season around late April and early May. This time of year people flock to Japan to experience the truly unique site.Wisteria, known as fuji in Japanese, is the country’s second most famous flower mainly...
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Asparagus On Toast with Creamy Maple Mustard Sauce

Asparagus season is so short, we try to enjoy the lovely fresh asparagus as often as possible. This makes an elegant brunch or lunch menu. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed 6-8 slices bread 1½ cups soy yogurt 1 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder 1 teaspoon mustard (more if you desire) 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast splash maple syrup white pepper Directions: If you have white asparagus, you will need to peel the lower part of the asparagus using a vegetable peeler....
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Coachella's Biggest Makeup Trend? Glitter, Glitter, & More Glitter

Besides boho crop tops, denim cutoffs, and Ariana Grande-packed playlists, festival goers at this year's Coachella music festival are on the same page when it comes to glam. Last year, Queen Bey brought out 90's-influenced buns and bubble ponytails, while dewy skin and glowy cheekbones got in formation.This year, things are looking a little different. If you're driving in for the weekend, make sure you stop at your local craft store because glitter is everywhere — and not just on the eyelids. A...
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Bathmate Review and Results – My Experience

So today I’m going to review the product I personally believe should be owned by every man no matter the age or penis size (well, the only excuse is some medical condition that prevents from using the penis pump). As you have probably guessed from the title, we are going to talk about Bathmate hydro pumps. Welcome to my Bathmate review. I was waiting a while before writing this review to make sure it’s worth recommending and that it actually works. If you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to rea...
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A Week In San Francisco, CA, On A $330,000 Income

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation...
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The Most Stunning Celebrity Hair & Makeup Looks Straight Out Of Coachella

Like clockwork, celebrities flock to the California desert every April for a weekend (or two) of sun and outdoor concert-hopping at Coachella. Yes, festival season kicked off this weekend and, if the flood of palm trees and private jet interiors on your feed is any indication, the most excitable A-listers swarmed the valley. Even better, judging by the first round of Instagram posts, the whole festival season week going to be full of next-level looks.Ahead, we've rounded up the best of celebr...
Tags: Elsa, Fashion, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Instagram, California, Los Angeles, Katy Perry, Oxford, Kardashian, Coachella, Victoria Justice, Kevin, Palm Desert, Jasmine Tookes, Romee Strijd

Spring Work Outfit for Pears — $153

Spring Work Outfit for Pears — $153 Specs: Body type: pear Styling: bold Budget: $75-150 Pieces: Allegra K Women’s Bowknot Decor Doll Collar Petal Sleeves Chiffon Blouse, $12.99, Amazon Just This Sway A Line Skirt, $49.99, Modcloth Imagine Vince Camuto Padget Bootie, $89.99, DSW The post Spring Work Outfit for Pears — $153 appeared first on The Budget Fashionista. [Author: Catherine Brock]
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Richard Hartlage composes kaleidoscopic landscapes of bulbs — for Chihuly Garden and Glass, and for his own home

The Land Morphology principal creates splendid spring displays by planning the summer garden first.
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How to Help a Girlfriend go After Her Dreams

How to Help a Girlfriend go After Her Dreams It echoes in your head, “Reach for that stars, and follow your dreams!” Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have someone standing in the wings of your life’s stage cheering you on and turning that elusive “wind beneath your wings” song into a reality? If your own desires in life aren’t taking off, live vicariously through the dreams of your friend. If you’ve already arrived to see all of your big ambitions fulfilled, hitch a cloud and help a girlfriend go af...
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Gay adult studio Noir Male responds to allegations of “not catering” to the black community

Last week, gay adult performer Jacen Zhu and a gossip blogger called out the studio for problematic racial practices.
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Race issues, Queerty, Porn Stars, Gay Porn

How to Wear Ankle Booties According to Instagram

How to Wear Ankle Booties According to Instagram It could easily be one of the most stylish and enduring options to enter the fray in years. The world of women’s footwear is nothing if not creative, but few have earned props for versatility with as much aplomb as the ankle boot. The ubiquitous shoe moves seamlessly from one outfit to the next as easily as it does from one season to the next. You can just as easily wear your ankle boots on a relaxed weekend with a pair of jeans and a cozy plaid s...
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Janelle Monáe Brought Her Vision of the Future to Coachella Through Music and Fashion

All it takes is listening to a few tracks of Janelle Monáe’s music (or watching her music videos) to grasp hold of the multifaceted, Afrofuturistic energy coursing through nearly every aspect of the artist’s work. For her set at this year’s Coachella, though, Monáe made a point of making sure that her numerous costume…Read more...
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This is not your grandmother’s backyard cottage

But it is the award-winning ‘Granny Pad’ — a DADU in Maple Leaf that’s marvelously modern in design, and purpose.
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Charlotte trainer Jack Attack on why guys should rock leggings “just like the girls”

Jack spills on staying positive and in shape, and why guys should wear leggings just like girls.
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Prada - La Femme Prada Water Splash L’Homme Prada Water Splash

  The concept of the latest limited editions of Prada - La Femme Prada Water Splash and L'Homme Prada Water Splash – paints an ideal holiday picture: a blend of warmth and refreshing coolness, wide beaches, luminous water and sun on the skin. The first fragrances of the line La Femme Prada and L'Homme Prada represent a whole spectrum of emotions. Their Intense variants speak to the emotions... Read full article: Prada - La Femme Prada Water Splash L’Homme Prada Water Splash from Fragrantic...
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9 Neck Creams That Actually Make A Difference

There's a meme making the rounds on Instagram that perfectly captures the beauty industry's radically different approach to men's and women's personal care: "For men: this can be used as a shampoo, body wash, face wash, lotion, mouthwash, toothpaste, engine degreaser, spackle, or sunscreen. For women: We've specially formulated this moisturizer for your left elbow."Of all the hyper-specific beauty products (butt masks, foot serums, pubic-hair oil), neck cream can feel the most befuddling. Do we...
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Italian Spring By Simone Cosac: Lilac, Roses, and Jasmine

  The Simone Cosac Profumi story is rooted in Florence. It was there, in the Renaissance villa, Villa La Tana, a former lawyer and happy mother of three children, Simone Cosac Tayfi, found the idea to create her own perfume brand. In fact, owning such a luxurious and historical villa as Villa La Tana, where the Grand Duke Francesco I Medici and his wife Bianca Cappello spent most of their famil... Read full article: Italian Spring By Simone Cosac: Lilac, Roses, and Jasmine from Fragrantica Per...
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Rant & Rave: Cab driver navigates through downtown obstacles

Readers rant about jury summons to late husband, rave about downtown cab drive
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When you find yourself in a dark place all too often

Don’t get hung up on finding a purpose in life; create small things to look forward to.
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Yohji Homme: The Vintage Version

  The transparent and very unusual fougere Yohji Homme by Yohji Yamamoto (1999) is one of those vintage fragrances that I adore from the first breath, though I don’t understand why. I successfully stocked a few bottles so as not to miss it. And of course, I tried the reformulated version of 2013, but it didn’t evoke my former enthusiasm. Something has gone out of the perfume in these 14 years... Read full article: Yohji Homme: The Vintage Version from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine....
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Film, Fashion, Formula E Mix at Rome E-Prix Bash

Film, fashion and Formula E auto-racing fused during a dinner and celebration of the Rome E-Prix on Thursday at the Palazzo Dama by the Piazza del Popolo in the heart of the Eternal City.  Guests mingled and sipped cocktails as hors d’oeuvres were passed around in a former home of the Italian nobility with conversation […]
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Tips to Plan your Girlfriend Getaway NOW! | Women’s Travel

Plan your Girlfriend Getaway Trip Now! Nothing like a wild winter to get me thinking about getting out of town with a BFF or two! NOW is a great time to plan your girlfriend trip to somewhere fun and female-friendly. Planning ahead can save you money and make your girlfriend getaway even more fun! Here’s some tips for planning your Girlfriend Getaway: * Book early for the best deals – thousands of hotels offering special deals for booking more than 14 days in advance. * Make sure your hotel is...
Tags: Travel, Life, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Girlfriend Getaway, Women's Travel, Girlfriend Travel, Girlfriend Trip, Travel For Women, Girls Getaway

Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: How the Lord’s Supper Reminds Me of the Lord’s Grip Singing, praying, standing to read Scripture, observing the Lord’s Supper, listening to sermons, giving tithes and offerings, are all ordinary acts of worship. These acts, however, don’t just train our hearts to hold on when doubt, disease, and discouragement move in; they hold us when our grip begins to fail. How the Church Can Help with Mental Illness Churches can help in many ways. A few of...
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Murder on the allotment: 'She was everything that he wanted to be'

She was the respected allotment committee secretary, he was an ambitious fellow plot holder: why did he kill her? In a corner of London, close to the busy Edgware Road, there is a secret garden. Tucked away on a residential street, the gate has the words “Colindale Gardens and Allotments Association” messily painted on a white plank tied to the chain-link fencing. Beyond the gate is a broad expanse of grass and earth, of greenhouses, sheds, canes and polytunnels. You can hear the occasional rumb...
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20 of the most beautiful villages in France

From a fairytale fortress in the Loire to a clifftop stronghold in Provence, these charming, historic villages make perfect bases for exploring rural FranceA historic hemp-weaving village, Locronan is named after Saint Ronan, the Irish hermit who founded it in the middle ages. In the 15th century, the dukes of Brittany poured money into building the striking Gothic church. Visit the Chapelle du Pénity, which houses Saint Ronan’s tomb. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, France, Hotels, Restaurants, Life and style, Heritage, Food And Drink, Cultural Trips, Walking Holidays, Provence, Brittany, France Holidays, Ronan, Loire, Locronan, Saint Ronan

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