My 10-year-old eats ice all the time. He likes the ice from Sonic Drive-Ins. At Christmas, Santa Claus brought our family an Opal Nugget Ice Maker, which makes Sonic-style ice. It sits right on top of your cabinet. It doesn’t need its own drain and it makes the best ice. We love it. The best thing [...]
The NFL was lauded for its plan to put the fun back into touchdown celebrations but the new rules could have an unintended consequence: grounding the Lambeau Leap. According to the rules announced Tuesday, group celebrations will now be allowed, as other previously verboten acts like rolling around on the ground and using the football as [...]
Designer Gabriela Hearst thinks a lot about how women feel when they dress—bloated or slim and how fabrics feel against their skin. A recent collection spanned sleek, nipped-and-tucked overcoats, dresses and double-breasted suits as well as languid velvet trench coats, a flowy oversized wool car coat and a breezy silk twill shirtdress. “Those are the water-retention [...]
MADRID—Cristiano Ronaldo’s knees were sore. His scoring numbers were down. And Lionel Messi, his hated rival, was still flying high. At age 32, it seemed that Ronaldo’s decline had finally begun. Then in March, a Portuguese airport added insult to injury. Not only did it unveil a statue of him—no one builds statues for athletes in [...]
Arlington, Va. Changes are coming to airport security checkpoints: TSA wants you to declutter your bags. New procedures, such as requiring all food or all electronics larger than cellphones be placed in bins separately, are still being tested. Changes haven't yet been finalized, but senior Transportation Security Administration...
IN THE POPULAR imagination, the Galápagos Islands represent the ultimate natural paradise—an earthy mecca where the wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution still waddles and crawls freely about. Lately, however, the place has gotten quite glamorous. A couple of nice resorts have opened and the small expedition ships that cruise the area are becoming [...]
Dear Dan, Before we got married four years ago, my husband and I would give each other amazing, thoughtful birthday gifts. After we got married and set up a joint bank account, our birthday presents stopped being exciting or original—and recently, they...
YES, SOFIA COPPOLA has heard the saying: “I want Sofia Coppola to direct my life.” She’s flattered by the line, which became something of an internet meme in recent years—it’s even shown up in promotional materials for her latest film—but she also finds it amusing. Really amusing. Coppola may be an acclaimed filmmaker, an Oscar-winning screenwriter [...]
It sounds like a cookie-cutter startup story: A small company with an aversion to the letter “e” (OTHR) sets out to disrupt an established industry (luxury home goods) by leveraging technology (3-D printing) to make products that are more innovative and, in this case, more aesthetically pleasing than their predecessors. OTHR’s small, elegant objects are produced [...]
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is buying a glitzy penthouse in downtown Miami. Three years after signing a record-breaking deal with the Marlins, the 27-year-old outfielder is in contract to purchase a five-bedroom unit at the under-construction condominium Aria on the Bay, according to Carlos and Martin Melo of the Miami-based Melo Group, the building’s developer. [...]