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BBC: What is a ‘life of luxury’ now?

From rarity, opulence and status to today’s more nuanced ‘luxury essentialism’, the story of all things ‘luxe’ has evolved over the...

BBC: Is this the ultimate power adornment?

The cuff is the perfect blend of empowering and sexy, and its story spans Ancient Egypt and 1970s New York, Wakanda...

BBC: Delftware porcelain – the global story of a Dutch icon

The sweeping history of Delft’s exquisite blue-and-white ceramics stretches across the globe. Cath Pound explores an intriguing tale of obsession, piracy...

BBC: What do our dreams mean?

In these strange times, many are reporting experiencing more vivid dreams than usual. Cath Pound asks psychotherapist Philippa Perry how art...
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[Illinois] Apply by Friday, May 27th

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Making meat much more than a meal

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The grills are already fired up as I approach the Meat Science Laboratory on the U. of I. campus. It’s midmorning...

BBC: The true origin of French macarons

The recipe for Macarons des Sœurs is only passed on orally to the succeeding pâtissier, who is the only one who makes...

Illinois Earns No. 4 Seed in Big Ten Tournament

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Fighting Illini baseball team will be the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Big Ten baseball tournament in Omaha...