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21 Things Every Man Should Have in His Closet

What every man should have in his closet.

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

A Powerball Winner’s Grocery List

Just in case...<p>Your odds of winning this week’s record Powerball jackpot, which stands at $1.5 billion, are very, very low: one in 292 million. But …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

America’s Best Vintage RV Hotels

You could tow a clunky trailer on your next camping trip. Or you could save yourself the hassle and book a night in an Airstream or vintage trailer at one of these unique hotels. You’ll get the feel of camping—outdoor grilling, stargazing, remote locations—but the amenities of a hotel, with comfy …

Google Maps for Android’s new Driving Mode guesses where you want to go

Google today released an update to Google Maps for Android that includes a new feature: Driving Mode. In short, Driving Mode guesses where the user wants to go and helps them navigate there. You can download the new version now from Google Play, but keep in mind the new functionality will only be …

Spotify and Genius are collaborating on info-rich Behind the Lyrics playlists

But they only work for desktop and iPhone users — for now, anyway<p>Spotify and Genius are working together on a new set of playlists called <i>Behind the Lyrics</i>, and they feature functionality that's somewhere between a Snapchat story and a mobile-ready <i>Pop-Up Video</i>. If that sounds like fun to you, you're …

Sharing a Hotel Room With a Stranger Just Got Strangely Easy

A travel site called Winston Club wants you and a new friend to split the bill.<p>Would you share your hotel room with a stranger? What if it meant slashing your nightly bill in half?<p>That’s the conceit of the new travel site Winston Club. It helps hotels fill vacant rooms, and hooks customers up with …

Hospitality

Louis Vuitton Sues Counterfeit Online Sellers in China

Louis Vuitton is seeking damages from three people convicted of offering counterfeit versions of its clothing, shoes and handbags on Alibaba Group …

Louis Vuitton

7 Solid Beauty Products You Should Keep in Your Purse

So it's not a total mess in there.<p>I'm going to level with you, dear reader. At this very moment, the inside of my 2-year-old fringe messenger bag is lined with loose powder, slashes of liquid liner, lip color stains, and a whole makeup bag's worth of other residues. It's a hot mess and it's because …

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

Adele Carpool Karaoke

This Week in Watches

This Week in Watches features IWC, Oris, Arnold & Son and Breitling.<p>IWC<br>Big Pilot Rodeo Drive<p>To commemorate the opening of its Rodeo Drive Flagship Boutique last month, IWC has created the Big Pilot’s Watch Edition Boutique Rodeo Drive (Ref. IW502003). Limited to 250 pieces worldwide, the 46mm …

A$AP Rocky's Awesomely '90s Guess Collaboration Is Now Available Online

An official collab was a long time coming.<p>There are times when it seems like A$AP Rocky's aesthetics are discussed more than his music. Entire blogs are dedicated to what he wears. Publications write listicles and think pieces about his advanced blend of streetwear and high design. When people do …

Jawbone Gets $165 Million in Complex Down Round, as Sameer Samat Heads Back to Google

Down is the new Up.<p>Jawbone, the San Francisco maker of activity trackers that has seen numerous ups and downs in its short history, has raised $165 million in new funding (up), even as its relatively new president Sameer Samat is leaving to rejoin Google (down).<p>A spokesperson confirmed the funding …

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Mistake-Free Makeup: Meet Fiona Stiles New Collection for Ulta

Over the past 20 years, celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles has made a big name for herself glamming up big-name actresses like <i>Hunger Games</i> star Elizabeth Banks, <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>'s Dakota Johnson, and major models like Chrissy Teigen and Amber Valletta—and most important, always supplying <i>us</i> …

The Biggest Korean Beauty Trends to Know for 2016

Alicia Yoon of Peach & Lily and Angela Kim of Insider Beauty predict the next big things.<p>We asked the founders of our two favorite Korean beauty stores to give us the scoop on the hot new ingredients, the brands on the verge of cult status and the makeup trends to know for 2016.<p><b>1) Wetness is the</b> …

Walmart To Close 152 U.S. Stores, Affecting 10,000 Jobs

Walmart is closing dozens of stores in the United States as it looks to pare underperforming U.S. stores, expand its promising grocery Neighborhood …

Don't Be Shocked to See More Women Shopping in the Men's Department

Or, better still, lifting stuff directly from guys' closets.

Gwen Stefani Wears Jeans Splattered With Fake Mud by Dsquared2

Pinterest<p>When you get a close-up view of Gwen Stefani's new favorite pair of jeans, you remember, instantly, that this is a woman who loves pushing the fashion envelope (and that's without even commenting on the camo coat or hightop polka-dot sneakers). Her breakover style has been all kinds of …

The 10 most popular destinations for escaping the cold this winter

It happens some time around Feb. 10.<p>Winter loses its appeal, and the cold weather is no longer beautiful, romantic, crisp or exhilarating. It is just …

The return of Super 8: why Kodak’s rebooted old-school camera could be a hit

Tarantino and Spielberg love the format, and have raised the profile of the new design – but the relaunch of analogue technology is more than a marketing ploy<p>Those were the days: when to make a movie, all you had to do was buy a camera and some film, shoot footage with no idea of what you were …

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Five designers revolutionising sustainable fashion

The boundless information made available by the internet has resulted in a new generation of inquisitive consumers, no longer content to buy into brands without first doing their research. As discussions surrounding sustainability continue, the fashion industry has begun to consider its own eco …

Filipino wartime rape victims push for compensation from Japan

Lawyers urge Philippine government to support demand for justice following Korean comfort women agreement<p>A group of Filipino women raped by Japanese troops during the second world war have renewed their calls for compensation from Japan following Tokyo’s pledge of 1bn yen (£5.8m) for South Korean …

This Bionic Eye Could Help the Blind See—From the Back of Their Head

This year in Australia, researchers will implant a world-first bionic eye that can restore sight to the blind—no eyeball necessary.<p>While bionic eyes …

Britain's squirrels are getting fat thanks to the warm winter

Last month was the warmest December on record meaning lots of extra food available to fatten up hungry squirrels<p>We can all be guilty of over-eating during the winter - and it seems Britain’s squirrel population is no exception.<p>The small furry creatures might need to join their human friends in …

Why 2016 will be a stellar year for cool, affordable wedding dresses

It’s notoriously difficult to find a dream wedding dress on a high street budget – but this year a slew of launches is seeking to plug the gap in the market<p>In an era of £40 Uniqlo cashmere jumpers and £80 Gucci-esque overcoats at Zara, finding a wedding dress for a few hundred pounds shouldn’t be …

Dolce & Gabbana Launches Line of Hijabs and Abayas

The head-covering gets a Sicilian touch.<p>Dolce & Gabbana has launched its first line of hijabs and abayas. Designer Stefano Gabbana proudly broke the news on his Instagram, captioning photos of the collection, "Dolce & Gabbana the Abaya collection ❤️❤️❤️❤️ #dgabaya."<p>The full collection, which can be …