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50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Gender should not be a factor in education.<p>Globally, <b>65 million girls</b> are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, <b>two-thirds are women</b>. There are <b>33 million fewer girls in primary school</b> than boys.<p>Why does this matter? Research shows that educating girls can save</i> …

Central African Republic

Music you may have missed in the last three months

The past three months have been crammed with twists and turns: Kanye West finally released his punk gospel odyssey <i>The Life Of Pablo</i> via a truly chaotic public unveiling, Rihanna came back into our lives and speakers for good with sexy stoner creation <i>ANTI</i>, Beyoncé unleashed the powerful and defiant …

David Bowie

Why documentarian Robert Greene was drawn to the real-life story about a Florida newscaster who killed herself on the air

Robert Greene makes documentaries that turn themselves inside-out. Rather than straightforward storytelling, his films such as "Kati With an I," "Fake It So Real" and "Actress" become explorations of the very idea of truth and reality on film, asking viewers to continually question what they are …

Reality TV

5 Less Common European Destinations You'll Fall in Love With

By <b>The College Tourist,</b> Emily Freebery, Fordham University<p><b>Go off the beaten path on your next trip to Europe by visiting one of these less common destinations!</b><p>When planning a trip to Europe certain cities always come to mind. The likes of London, Paris, Dublin, Berlin and Barcelona top the list of …

Ten most essential R&B albums of the 90s

There are few musicians quite as forward-facing as Erykah Badu. Forever choosing quality over quantity, her discography contains only five official studio albums (over a career spanning two decades), the first of which celebrates its 19th anniversary this week. Titled <i>Baduizm,</i> her stellar debut …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 10 Shoes That Everyone Will Be Wearing in 2016

Flashback to last year: We were just getting over the fact that our T-strap sandals were replaced by flat slides and our riding boots got the crop for ankle-skimming booties. But it's a new year, and while we're still in love with those trusty kicks, we can't wait to hop around in some brand-new …

Clothing

Bubble or bust: How similar is the Bay Area's tech boom to the dot-com era peak?

Lavish startup perks, unfathomable rents, groceries delivered to your home and gentrification resentment.<p>Sound familiar? It should.<p>The Bay Area is looking more and more like the dot-com heydey at the end of the 1990s. There are plenty of parallels, including a surge of interest in a certain city …

David Bowie Verbatim: drugs, dresses and lust in the Sixties and Seventies – the things we learned from the man in his own words

<i>Extraordinary and previously unheard recordings of Bowie from the BBC archive tell his story from Bromley to Berlin</i><p>The hour-long programme was made up of Bowie’s own anecdotes and stories covering the first chapter of his life, from his London and then Kent childhood, to drug-fuelled oblivion in …

David Bowie

PJ Harvey's 'The Wheel' continues her fiery social commentary; DJDS dig deep; Woo gently mesmerizes

<b>PJ Harvey, "The Wheel" (Island/Universal).</b> The first song from Polly Jean Harvey's forthcoming new album, "The Hope Six Demolition Project," rolls with a garage punk momentum while documenting "a tableau of the missing." Though unnamed, Harvey quantifies the vanished in sing-song rhyme with sordid …

New Albums

With 'MartyrLoserKing,' Saul Williams Aimed To Make A Modern-Day Parable

Saul Williams is a man with a message — and he'll will use any medium available to share that message. As a writer and poet he's published five books, including <i>The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop</i>. As an actor he's appeared in film and television, and recently starred in <i>Holler If</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Cleveland police officer under investigation for Facebook post attacking Tamir Rice’s mother

A Cleveland school police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he posted a series of inflammatory statements on Facebook that referred to Tamir Rice’s mother as a “stupid b**ch.”<p>Matthew Cicero, who has worked as a Cleveland Metropolitan School District resource officer for five …

City Politics

Songs We Love: White Denim, 'Holda You (I'm Psycho)'

With each ensuing release, the Austin band White Denim keeps reinventing itself. The quartet debuted almost a decade ago with a muscular mix of funk and punk, eventually folding in jazz, folk and psychedelic touches over the years. Their songs can be complex creations, full of instrumental turns …

New Albums

Airbnb's most popular neighborhoods to visit in 2016

Despite the company's controversial status in some major metropolises, there's no denying the popularity of Airbnb.<p>In 2015, more than 40 million …

11 Vacation Ideas From the Best Movies of the Year

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in this heartfelt drama, which tells the story of Lili Elbe, the first person in history to undergo sexual …

Why Unicorns Started Becoming a Rarer Breed in 2015

Highlights from an upcoming venture capital report show investments decreased precipitously in the fourth quarter of 2015.<p>Suddenly, there are fewer new unicorns than there used to be.<p>That's the news from CB Insights, the venture capital research firm, which on Thursday released topline data from …

#ThrowbackThursday: fashion lessons from yesteryear

Flares<p>Back then, you wore them with brand-free plimsolls and dimples in your cheeks. Charming, but very difficult for a grown-up with a job to pull off. If you own some flares now (and are never sure what to do with them), a good January look is wear them with a silky pussy-bow blouse tucked in and …

Clothing

Why J.W.Anderson x Grindr actually makes a lot of sense

If there was one headline the fashion industry probably wasn’t expecting to go home to last night, it was the news that one of its younger, brighter stars, J.W. Anderson, had made the decision to livestream his upcoming AW16 menswear show on the gay hook-up app Grindr. Like a marketing scheme …

Grindr

What to wear to a job interview: fashion insiders share their secrets

An interview for a job is nerve-wracking enough without having to worry about what you're wearing. But a few wardrobe and grooming tweaks can give you the confidence to walk into an interview and introduce yourself in an assertive way. We grilled some fashion experts - and employees - for some …

Getting up close and personal with the cosplay community

We've had Charlie Kwai's close range portraiture on our radar for awhile. Known for his sometimes dark, sometimes humorous look at London life, Kwai has turned his lens towards the surreal world of cosplay and conventions for his latest photo book, ‘County Jail’.<p>“There's always a mix of escapism, …

Cosplay

White is not a Colour

Project info<p>n the days following the 22nd of July 2011 terrorist attack by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, the streets of Norway were filled with colourful roses and speeches of love conquering extremism, fear and xenophobia. The people’s reaction to Europe’s largest terrorist attack …

Extremism

Honest portraits of London’s young men

Tomorrow marks the first day of London’s biannual menswear showcase LC:M, so what better way to celebrate than with a series of photography documenting the diversity of male beauty? These images, a far cry from the stylised editorials normally associated with menswear, are lensed by 20-year-old …

Fashion Industry

this is what moroccan youth looks like

Young photographer Hicham Gardaf takes us on an intimate journey through his hometown of Tangier.<p>Hicham Gardaf's photography is an oasis of tranquillity in a world moving at a furious pace. While everything around him is caught in a constant whirling - the eternal back and forth of Tangiers' cafés, …

Revealed: the cheapest time to book flights to your favourite destinations

The same flights can be more than £600 cheaper depending on when they're booked, new research has shown.<p>Each destination also has its own optimum booking time, ranging from as little as two months in advance to as far as 11 months.<p>The study by travel search engine Kayak.co.uk found that those …

22 Promising Movies To Shield You From The Woes Of Winter

Superheroes, the Coen brothers and Key and Peele kick off 2016.<p>What fresh heaven is this? Winter, as it turns out, will be quite warm this year, considering how much time you'll be spending inside a toasty movie theater.<p>It's no longer inevitable that cinematic rubble is relegated to the first few …

One of Silicon Valley's smartest men says startups create inequality, but a lot of people disagree

Do you hate the idea of economic inequality? Well then you must also hate startups, you fool.<p>That is the crux of a curious and controversial new …

Secrets of New York City's Grand Central Terminal

© Peter Pesta<p>Not only is Grand Central Terminal one of the world's most beautiful train stations, it's also one of New York's most fascinating landmarks. Host to more than 750,000 people who pass through it daily, the station is a crossroads for locals, commuters, and tourists from all over the …

6 Silicon Valley Fads That Will Fade in 2016 | Inc.com

Silicon Valley has its own unique culture that could be described as whimsical and nerdy, but also prone to excess. It's that last feature we may see dialing back in 2016 as tech startups begin to feel the reality of shifting investing habits among venture capitalists, and more people start to …

Silicon Valley

Songs We Love: TEEN, 'Tokyo'

<b>01</b>Tokyo<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Buy</b><p>close overlay<p>Buy Featured Music<p>SongTokyoAlbumLove YesArtistTeenLabelCarpark RecordsReleased2016<p>Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?<p>Amazon<br>• iTunes<p>A band is a lot like family. Musicians spend years trying to get inside each other's heads, learn one another's …

Biographies

Inside Interior Designer Luke Edward Hall’s Home