Arria Connett

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Tyra Banks shows off newborn son in photo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tyra Banks has a new love in her life, and she couldn't be more thrilled.<p>The proud mama shared the first image of son York on Valentine's Day. Banks, 42, and her Norwegian photographer boyfriend, Erik Asla, welcomed the boy, their first child together, on January 27.<p>"This is the Happiest …

LOL, Internet Slang Around The World Is More Similar Than You'd Think

Americans aren't the only ones embracing hyperbole, fragments and 😂.<p>Finicky grammarians are quick to bemoan the unsavory act of texting. Messaging online -- without punctuation or proper spelling -- is the death of good writing, some say. The #youths, with their penchant for errant capitalization, …

Language

Kanye West asked Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion on Twitter

'All you guys had meetings with me and no one lifted a finger to help...'<p>One of the more surprising threads to emerge from Kanye West's messy release of <i>The Life of Pablo</i> involves his personal finances. If you believe the celebrated rapper, he owes a serious chunk of change: before hitting the</i> …

Kanye West claims to be $53m in debt, and asks Mark Zuckerberg for help

It was a busy weekend for Kanye West, what with finishing off his album The Life of Pablo – which emerged in a different form from the one premiered at Madison Square Garden in New York on Thursday night – appearing on Saturday Night Live, and spending time on Twitter comparing himself to St Paul …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tyra Banks shows off newborn son in photo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tyra Banks has a new love in her life, and she couldn't be more thrilled.<p>The proud mama shared the first image of son York on Valentine's Day. Banks, 42, and her Norwegian photographer boyfriend, Erik Asla, welcomed the boy, their first child together, on January 27.<p>"This is the Happiest …

Kylie Jenner

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 20 January

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, Microsoft will donate $1 billion of cloud computing power to charity, Facebook has added Tor support to its …

UNWTO: More international tourists than ever in 2015 | CNN Travel

Siberian Huskies Prep for Sled Dog Rally: Pictures

These portraits break down teenage bravado in south London

24-year-old photographer Sophie Green’s camera has led her on a multi-faceted journey across the UK in the short time since graduating from a degree in fashion photography at the London College of Fashion in 2012. Immersing herself amongst all types of people and locations – from racing fanatics to …

Isis has destroyed Iraq's oldest Christian monastery, satellite images confirm

St Elijah’s monastery in Mosul, which stood as a place of worship for 1,400 years, is thought to have been razed between August and September 2014<p>New satellite photos confirm what church leaders and Middle East preservationists had feared: the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been reduced to …

Dinner Dates and Yacht Trips: Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles Vacationed Together in Anguilla, St. Barts

Are Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles an item?<p>This week, the two vacationed together in Anguilla in the Eastern Caribbean, E! News reports.<p>Jenner, 20, …

Happy 2016! One Direction, Carrie Underwood & More Ring In the New Year with Star-Studded Live Performances

Pop the champagne!<p>2016 arrived with a bang as the stars came out in full force to celebrate the new year – and it was quite the glittering spectacle. …

Dancing with the Stars' Witney Carson Weds High School Sweetheart Carson McAllister – Get the Exclusive Details

<i>Dancing with the Stars</i> pro Witney Carson is accustomed to gliding across the ballroom, but now she knows what it feels like to walk down the …

Meet the Most Stylish Fitness Girls on Instagram

Instagram is chock-full of style-setting women showcasing killer outfits and triceps. Not only can they keep us motivated, but they also show how to …

How Downton Abbey's Fashion Evolves for Lady Mary, Edith, and More During the Show’s Final Season

Over the course of <i>Downton Abbey</i>’s past five seasons, we've watched Lady Mary, Edith, and the rest of the impeccably-clad Crawleys telegraph the most glamorous changes in 1920s fashion—from restrictive corsets to drop waists, heightened hemlines, and straight silhouettes. As the characters in our …

TV

Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

Fresh Air Weekend: Our Critics Pick The Best TV, Books, Movies And Music Of 2015

Fresh Air Weekend<i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This</b> …

Amazing Women To Follow On The Internet In 2016

2015 has officially closed its creaky doors.<p>And what better way to kick off a new year, then to catch up with some women writers and comedians who make the world wide web a better place.<p>Pascalle Dugay (@frenchielaboozi)<p><i>Where are you based, and what do you do for a living?</i><p><b>I am based in Brooklyn, NY,</b> …

Watch Celine Dion Cover Adele's 'Hello' and Make Us Cry All Over Again

Celine Dion finished off 2015 by going where many artists have gone this year by covering “Hello” — one of EW’s favorite songs of the year— to a New …

Christmas in Egypt

On Jesus' fifth birthday, living in Egypt, his parents announced that they were going on an outing. "We've got something to show you," said Mary to Jesus.<p>Through the dusty streets of a village along the Nile they walked, Mary, Joseph, and their young son, down alleys reeking of animal dung, past …

Apple Pushing iPhone Upgrades During Holiday Shopping Season

Apple this week has encouraged customers to trade in and upgrade to a new iPhone through its website, email and an App Store banner advertisement.<p>Apple's new section on its iPhone website reminds customers about trading in their current smartphone at the Apple Store or online through partner …

Southwest Will Add Technology for Dual-Class Service and Assigned Seats

Southwest is renowned for not assigning seats or flying with a first or business class at the front of the plane.<p>But it will have the capabilities to …

United Brings Back Free Snacks on Planes; Delta Won't Check Your Pet Anymore

Is it weird that we're actually excited about free Asian-style snack mix on a plane?<p>Whether we're struggling through security lines, handling delays, or paying exorbitant sums for a pack of Nutter Butters in the airport, flying seems less than luxurious these days. But two domestic airlines are …

Artist Removes Smartphones from Photos to Reveal our Obsession with Technology

The question of whether we are too obsessed with our technology is a topic that everyone seems to have an opinion on. Photographer Eric Pickersgill chimes in on the debate with <i>Removed</i>, a collection of photographs depicting how bizarre life would look if one simply removed all electronic devices …

Electronics

The 50 Most Iconic Hairstyles of All Time

View All SlidesPrev<p>1 of 50<p>Next<p>1 of 50<p>Rapunzel — The Golden Stair (published 1812)<p>Proof that beautiful hair is a blessing and a curse, Rapunzel’s …

12 Tips That Will Take Your Travel Photography To The Next Level

Read on HuffPost Spain<p><b>1. Don't obsess over your equipment</b><p>Have you ever thought that your photos would be better if you had more expensive, high-end equipment? Have you fallen into the trap of assuming that your camera is not good enough because your pictures don't seem to say anything?<p>Your …

Photography

The Italian town with an ancient secret

Made in the Sicilian town of Modica, this Aztec-inspired chocolate is one of the world’s best-kept secrets.<p>One hot day in May, I opened the door of a tiny Sicilian café and found a lone elderly woman sitting in the dark. Not realising the café was closed, I told her – in poor Italian – of my quest …

Amsterdam’s Most Underrated Attractions

For your next trip, why not explore these lesser-known city treasures?<p>From the Van Gogh Museum to the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam has its share of …

Minimalistic Cartoons Reveal Differences Between Tourists and Travelers

Do you fantasize about curling up in a luxurious hotel when taking a holiday, or do you take pride in being able to sleep wherever and whenever, often opting for that scrappy, budget hostel? Enjoy taking the road less travelled, or is a clear, well-marked path the way for you? In a quirky series of …

Travelers