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A Peek into Blue Ivy Carter's Past

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 03.13.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

She's not even a week old, so the newborn daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z doesn't have a past yet -- except in the genealogical sense.

French Design from the 1940s to Today at The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity is the title of an exhibition at The Wolfsonian-FIU design museum in Miami Beach that has a look at French design from the 1940s to today.

Potatoes With Pizzazz: 12 Recipes To Last The Winter

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

With the exception of kale and squash, once winter comes, potatoes are it. Not that you'll hear us complaining. Potatoes are brilliant, infinitely adaptable and even gluten-free.


Debra Ollivier | Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

By the time we hit fifty most of us stop caring so much what so many people think of us. We flip our middle fingers at the shoulds and shouldn'ts that used to tyrannize us. We focus on the essential.

Marc-Olivier Wahler Inspires Palais de Tokyo (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

2011-10-31-Screenshot20111031at3.53.52PM.jpg It is a "space for production, reflection and today's challenging art, but with a structure that is pro-active and flexible."

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Gets a Lesson in Etiquette

Katie Beck | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

All of the quirky rules and formalities here give a sense that people are doing the same things -- in the same places -- that they have been done for centuries. This is precisely what I find so fascinating about this country.

Garou Bids Adieu to Zarkana in NYC

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

It's Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:40 p.m. and Garou has most of his costume on.2011-10-06-zarkana.jpg

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Learns To Love/Hate The French

Katie Beck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

It was clear that our presence was beyond an inconvenience to them. My lack of French, from the looks on their faces, was an offense punishable by death.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Learns To Express Herself

Katie Beck | Posted 11.05.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

I also received some very confused looks from the women at the home furnishing shop when I accidentally asked them if "they go measuring cups?"

Restoring the Myth of French Romanticism Through Music

Marty Lipp | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts
Marty Lipp

For those who want to bask in the idealized France where l'amour permeates the air, there has been a small revival of music at the intersection of French popular music and jazz.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Goes On A Budget

Katie Beck | Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

As an American, it's a novelty to go to the bakery for bread and the cheese shop for cheese, and not just for a special fancy item, but for everyday shopping.

WATCH: At Home With Sacha Walckhoff, Creative Director Of Lacroix

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Christian Lacroix may be known for theatrical couture dresses fit for princesses, but in the past few years the Lacroix story has been far from a fair...

Sheen and Estevez Hit Home Run with The Way

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Rarely does an audience laugh and cry during the same movie. Yet that's what happened at a Chicago International Film Festival prescreening of The Way.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Settles In (Kind Of)

Katie Beck | Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

I felt a sudden deep pang of homesickness and, before I knew it, I had tears streaming down my face. Some of the enormity of what I've done seemed to dawn on me in that moment and I felt a very long way from home.

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Sells Her Old Life

Katie Beck | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

I made the decision to move to France, quit my job and found renters. The big things posed little problem. It was the little stuff that proved hard to handle.

"The French Connection"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Excusez-moi, s'il vous plait. I should say I'll always have Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, where I recently spent eight minutes (huit minutes) sprinting from one airplane (l'avion) to another.

Fix America First

Charles Kolb | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Historically, we have been exceptionally generous in our willingness to save the rest of the world -- but now it is time to revisit our priorities at home with clarity and determination. It is time to fix America first.

PHOTOS: It's Bastille Day! Check Out Our Favorite Frenchies

Posted 09.13.2011 | Celebrity

From freedom fries to the Statue de la Liberte, the French are more than generous with their American friends. But our most prized French possessions ...

Truffles Are Having Wild Sex

Peggy Knickerbocker | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco
Peggy Knickerbocker

2011-07-11-trufflepull.gif What were two truffles doing in a dolls' bed, snuggled together, upper bodies resting upon a tiny red bolster in the window of Belle'occhio? It should have been obvious, I suppose, the male was smoking a glowing cigar.

French Choreographer Roland Petit Dies At 87

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

PARIS -- Acclaimed choreographer Roland Petit, whose creations dazzled stages from Paris to Hollywood and inspired dancers, writers and designers has ...

What of Persian and the Lingua Franca of the New Century?

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

What of the sway of Persian, or for that matter, any other language in today's world? It is language capable of 'selling' to an increasingly aware world-population that will be triumphant in the 21st century.

Hangover Cures From Around The World

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.05.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The best remedy for treating a hangover is to detox with lots of water and replenish on vitamins with clean (unprocessed) foods but every culture has its cure.

Alex Wagner

Stocks Of Socialized Countries Have Outperformed U.S. Since Reagan Era | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

American traders aren't likely to take kindly to the suggestion that big government might be good for the stock market. But data from a paper on the j...

The Parisian Way to Be Chic

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.06.2011 | Style
Lev Raphael

Even if you don't have de la Fressange's striking looks and height (or her diamonds), Parisian Chic offers advice for looking and feeling chic the French way -- at all ages.

GEN Launched To Foster Mutualization and Cooperation Among World's Editors

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A new worldwide organization is bringing together editors from different platforms, engineers and developers in news media in a bid to foster more sustainable professional journalism.