History has been rough on redheads. We no longer burn them as witches or accuse them of being vampires, but some mythical baggage remains. Fiery temper? Sickly? Just plain unlucky? Gingers have heard it all.
Food fads come and go but tea is a constant. Next to water, it is the most consumed beverage in the world. By 2021, it is projected to be a $44.3 billion market in the US alone. Whether you think of it as a liquid hug, a coffee substitute or a health food, there is probably more you can learn about this ancient elixir in its 1500+ varieties.
When you think of the 1st day in January thoughts of champagne, fireworks, and in some cases...bad decisions from the night before may come to mind. However, January 1 has proven to be more than just a day to nurse a hangover. Let's take a look back on moments that occurred on January 1 throughout history.
The technique – let’s call it “Rembrandt lighting” so you don’t have to struggle with the pronunciation as you read to yourself – dates back to Renaissance paintings. In these works, a directional light falls on the subject, creating deep shadows and bold contrast.