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Wigan 1-0 Manchester City: Conclusion of FA Cup tie marred by ugly scenes involving fans

The defeat was a frustrating evening for Aguero and Manchester City Monday, February 19, 2018 Sergio Aguero was involved in a clash with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes marred the end of the Latics’ shock FA Cup win over Manchester City. Fans spilled on to the pitch at the DW Stadium as the hosts celebrated their 1-0 fifth round win against the runaway Premier League leaders. Supporters from both clubs were involved in disturbances, while television pictures appeared to show a home supporter and striker Aguero involved in a…

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Behind the Scenes of Food Photography with Manca Jevšcek

Manca Jevšček dances around a plate of food that has been placed on the floor of the terrace of the restaurant. She kneels beside the plate, a sheaf of laminate samples in her hand – thin sheets dyed to look like rusted iron, marble, gun metal. Behind her lay an array of plates, a wild cacophony of sizes and materials, few of which seem ideally designed to eat off of: an undulating black plate that looks made of lava, a frisbee-like disc of concrete, square-cut slate that would not appear…

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Strictly Come Dancing: Behind the scenes in Blackpool

There’s a fibreglass donkey in the corridor, and someone’s moving a glittery model tram across Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom. Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is eating chips in the canteen with Mollie King from The Saturdays, and Holby City’s Joe McFadden is looking for the physio in the rabbit warren that is the ballroom’s backstage area (he’ll eventually find him in a repurposed toilet cubicle). Meanwhile – past host Claudia Winkleman’s dressing room and the row of clothes for the four judges – there is the thrum of sewing machines coming from the…

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Home Is Where the Corpse Is—At Least In These Dollhouse Crime Scenes

The “godmother of forensic science” didn’t consider herself an artist. Instead, Frances Glessner Lee—the country’s first female police captain, an eccentric heiress, and the creator of the “Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death”—saw her series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas as scientific, albeit inventive, tools. Lee created the Nutshells during the 1940s for the training of budding forensic investigators. Inspired by true-life crime files and a drive to capture the truth, Lee constructed domestic interiors populated by battered, blood-stained figures and decomposing bodies. The scenes are filled with intricate details, including…

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A Behind the Scenes Look at Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma Show

Rihanna showed her latest Fenty x Puma collection amid millennial pink sand dunes at the Park Avenue Armory Sunday night in New York City. The show included rave-colored body suits, cropped anorak jackets, thigh-high motorcycle boots, bucket hats and more. Joan Smalls, at left, and Adriana Lima, who closed out the show sporting a neon bodycon look.  Dolly Faibyshev for The New York Times 1 of 26 Let’s block ads! (Why?) NYT > Fashion & Style

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From Egyptian Cats to Crime Scenes, Here's a Preview of the Smithsonian's Upcoming Shows

Whether your passion lies in Asian or American artifacts; photography or philately; crime scenes, cats or commanders in chief; postmodernism, printmaking or Persian history, the exhibitions opening this fall at the Smithsonian museums across Washington, D.C. and in New York City are sure to contain something up your alley. Freer|Sackler Museum High on the list of Washington D.C. happenings this fall will be the October 14 reopening of  the Freer|Sackler Museum, which comes on the heels of the Freer Gallery’s two-year renovation. In honor of the revitalization of the gallery and the…

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