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Elizabeth Taylor’s Granddaughter Gives Rare Interview About the Hollywood Legend

Three years after Elizabeth Taylor’s death, one of her ten grandchildren has granted a rare interview about her personal memories of the legendary beauty, actress, and activist. Naomi deLuce Wilding, a 39-year-old gallerist and fashion stylist living in Los Angeles, tells <i>Glamour</i> about her “granny,” …

Los Angeles

Lupita Nyong'o Lands an Exciting New Job

It was only a matter of time before Lupita Nyong'o was tapped for a big-time beauty contract. The 31-year-old actress not only has perfect skin, she actually <i>glows</i>. Plus, it doesn't hurt that fresh off an Oscar win for <i>12 Years a Slave</i>, she's one of the hottest stars in Hollywood. Now, Nyong'o will …

Add Colorful Extensions to Your Fishtail Braid Like a Pro

Learn how to amp up your ‘do like a pro with colorful extensions. Yes you CAN! Though beauty school dropouts can still hack this look by using hair chalk.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>teasing comb ( 1 )<br>• colorful and regular hair extensions<br>• clear hair elastic<br>• Hair Clip ( 1 )<br>• bubbles<br>• mermaid tail<br>• teasing …

Rwandan life expectancy doubles in last 20 years, study finds

Twenty years after the genocide that killed up to a million and left Rwanda one of the world's poorest and sickest nations, life expectancy in the country has doubled and it is on course to be the first in Africa to meet the UN millennium development goals' health targets.<p>This analysis of the …

David Letterman: The Rolling Stone Interview

Here is Letterman, the tortured king of comedy, as he awaits the moment when he must decide whether to remain where he is or hie away to CBS. It is …

Comedy

7 Species Hit Hard by Climate Change—Including One That's Already Extinct

Coral, polar bears, and frogs are among the species hit hardest.<p>Climate change is doing "widespread and consequential" harm to animals and plants, which are struggling to adapt to new conditions, according to a major report released Monday.<p>The report, from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on …

Opinion: Why DeSean Jackson Got a Raw Deal by Irv 'Gotti' Lorenzo

How race and guilt by association numbered the superstar's days in Philadelphia<p>I wanna start out by saying I am not a writer. My good friend Gus …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Charges against Indian diplomat who was strip searched dismissed

The Indian diplomat whose arrest sparked a testy exchange between the United States and India won a dismissal of a federal indictment Monday, according to court documents.<p>Devyani Khobragade was arrested and strip searched by federal agents in New York City in December after federal authorities …

Youth Radio’s Lipstick Diaries: The Ugly Side of Beauty

Wildlife<p><b>By Joi Morgan</b><p>One thing I know for sure, my friends and I count on the perfect lip gloss to set off our looks—whether we’re heading to class or a night out. Right now I’m totally into bubblegum pink. But I was surprised to learn what’s in these tubes!<p>Teenage girls spend nearly $14 a month on …

Uzbek president's daughter faces Swiss money-laundering investigation

Swiss prosecutors say they have been investigating the eldest daughter of the Uzbek president, Islam Karimov, on suspicion of money laundering since late last year.<p>"The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland is investigating Gulnara Karimova … on suspicion of money laundering," the office …

A Concise History of Tiger Hunting in India

Changing Planet<p><i>Talking Tigers: Part 4 of a 12-part series</i><p><b>India’s tigers have been in the crosshairs for centuries, with elite safaris dating back to the early 16th century. They rose out of Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar’s passion for big game: He began a tradition of</b> <b>royal hunting, or</b> …

International Women's Day: Let's Love the Ladies!

Today, women may finally be able to have it all. Women go to outer space, write captivating screenplays, create (and model!) couture fashion, raise little ones and even run for president. Though we often praise the women in our lives on a small, personal level, March is the month where women are …

DIY Updo from Lora Kelley - Fishtail Bun Tutorial

I’m super excited about this new series from Lora Kelley (one of our awesome Select vendors). She’ll be stopping by once a month with a different …

Rick Ross Defends Controversial Trayvon Martin Lyric

"I'm never going to let the world forget that name," says rapper after lyric criticism<p>Rick Ross has been forced to defend a controversial lyric …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law: Part of a Broader Trend in Africa

Homophobia is on the rise across much of the continent.<p>"EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named," the headline of a popular Ugandan tabloid, the <i>Red Pepper</i>, screamed on February 25, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.<p>The <i>Red Pepper</i>'s witch hunt and …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Lupita Nyong'o, Alfre Woodard, and Oprah Toast African American Women In Film At the Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree in Beverly Hills

It was a night full of genuine sisterhood at the Alfre Woodard and Rémy Martin Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree, where some of Hollywood's leading ladies …

Princess Salwa Aga Khan—a.k.a. Model Kendra Spears—Hasn't Given Up Her Day Job Yet

When model <b>Kendra Spears</b>—who's walked runways for designers such as Louis Vuitton, Diane von Furstenberg, Lanvin, and Calvin Klein—married Prince Rahim Aga Khan, the eldest son of the Aga Khan, back in September, we weren't sure that her newly-acquired princess status would alter the course of her …

Sharon Stone Tells Shape She Doesn't Want To Be 'An Ageless Beauty,' Is Still One Anyway

It's not news that Sharon Stone looks absolutely amazing. The actress is constantly making headlines for her seemingly ageless beauty and even her candidness when it comes to nudity. However, it looks like she may not be as interested in eternal youth as we may have once thought.<p>The 56-year-old …

Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate

How did a half-Jewish Canadian child actor reinvent hip-hop? The improbable, slightly vulnerable, often tuneful, highly driven rise of Drake<p>Drake is …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Promised Land

Drive 155 miles south from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, and you’ll find yourself in a little patch of Jamaica, where dreadlocked Rasta settlers, many born in the Caribbean, have now made their home. Welcome to the community of Shashemane—Ethiopia’s version of “Amish country.”<p>You do not have to …

Photography: African hair styles – in pictures

As author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie said in an interview last year: 'Hair is hair – yet it is also about larger questions: self-acceptance, insecurity and what the world tells you is beautiful. For many black women, the idea of wearing their hair naturally is unbearable.' Fellow Nigerian JD 'Okhai …

Happy 97th Birthday, Zsa Zsa Gabor! See Her Life In Pictures

<i>Darling</i>, you're 97 years-old! Today we celebrate one of Hollywood's biggest starlets, Zsa Zsa Gabor and her ongoing legacy dating back to her silver …

Report: Andre 3000 Set to Shoot Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'All Is by My Side' begins filming in Ireland later this month<p>André 3000 is set to star in <i>All Is by My Side</i>, the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix biopic, …

My Foodies

Beyoncé 101 Is Just Part of My Curriculum at Rutgers

Photo: Getty Images<p>It's a damn shame that I'm closing out my last semester at Rutgers University, because I'm missing out on the stellar course offering that is "Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé" which is—you guessed it—a class that examines the reign of our very own American royal, …

Miley Cyrus

Allison Williams Hasn't Googled Herself in Four Years

It's funny that Allison Williams stars on the quintessential show about twenty-something angst and quarter-life crises. Armed with Brooke Shields looks and a Yale diploma, this is one 25-year-old who couldn't have it more together<p>"Sorry, this is, like, the loudest place in the world," Allison …

Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in New York at Age 46

Heartbreaking news today about one of Hollywood’s most talented and versatile actors: Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment this afternoon, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports.<p>The New York Police Department has confirmed that Hoffman, 46, was found dead at his home in the …

Philip Seymour Hoffman