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7 Ways To Look Like A CEO, Even If You're Not

We saw in "The Devil Wears Prada" that when Andy changed her wardrobe she got taken a lot more seriously by her fashion savvy boss, but unlike Andy, most of us don't have access to the Vogue fashion closet (not to mention an extremely well-dressed fairy godmother, in the form of Stanley Tucci).<p>We …

Looking Wicked Cool Is Easier Than Ever With MAC's Maleficent-Inspired Collection

Who knew being bad could look <i>so</i> good? Ever since her first appearance in the 1959 version of <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>, Maleficent has been considered one of …

You’ve Never Seen an Umbrella Like This Before, Promise

Sorry, pool boys, no longer do we need you to pop our umbrellas come midday. There’s new technology coming to town and it will be at our beck and call. When a single ray touches our delicate skin, our umbrella will automatically open, without us even having to lift our heads from our lounge …

This Woman Makes $9,400 Per Month Eating Food On Webcam

Forget Chatroulette and its sketchy randomness, if you want something vastly more predictable you could always tune into blogger Park Seo-yeon's web …

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Street Style: The Couture Crowd

BAZAAR's intrepid street style lensmen Diego Zuko captures the chic set in Paris.<p>BAZAAR's intrepid street style lensmen Diego Zuko captures the chic set in Paris.

VIKINGS Season Two First Look: A Ragnar, Lagertha and Aslaug Love Triangle!

With season two of <b>VIKINGS</b> just around the corner (Thursday February 27th at 10PM to be exact), History was kind enough to pass along some brand new …

The New Eau

Beauty

Alexander McQueen Releases New Tassel Skull Clutches

Photo: Courtesy of Alexander McQueen<p>Alexander McQueen hasn't released a new clutch shape since unveiling its now iconic Knuckle Box Clutch for fall 2009. But it's been worth the wait—the label has just debuted not one, but three, new silhouettes for spring and they are just as magical as Sarah …

James Franco: master of sex

If you're an A-list Hollywood actor you need to have a "thing"; something beyond being just really, really good looking. For George Clooney it's politics, for Leonardo DiCaprio it's saving the tigers, Gwyneth Paltrow has her quinoa muesli, and as Mark Ruffalo's Twitter reveals, he's very much …

Tiny…Tinier..Tiniest.

Handmade Book Covertly Hidden Inside a Wooden Tree Trunk

While this may look like a photo of someone tearing a chunk of wood out of a rotting tree stump, it's actually an expertly crafted wood and paper piece that houses a little secret. Created by Chinese crafter and designer Pochiko Ho, the small sculpture features delicate paper-made mushrooms, …

Mushrooms

Sculptural Skull Armchair Fit for an Evil Genius

<i>Skull Armchair</i> is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka Harow, that seems fit for anyone interested in comfort as they plot sinister moves. Like something straight out of a movie or video game or perhaps a Bond villain's elaborate lair, the onyx …

Captivating Close-Up Portraits of Rare Bengal Tigers

As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party …

Check Out Amazing Rare Photos Of Nirvana Before They Were Famous

These images from the new book Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989 tell the story of how the band nearly broke up in Rome just before the most crucial show of their career.<p>The new book <i>Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1989</i> is a collection of the personal photographs of Sub Pop …

'80s Hair That Is So Bad It's Good (PHOTOS)

'80s hair was fried, processed, chemically-treated, not to mention, big. But that didn't stop us from copying the outrageous hairstyles worn by pop stars like Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and Whitney Houston. (Our hair is much happier <i>and</i> healthier these days.)<p>We certainly don't miss all those hours spent …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

6 Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

Yesterday, Zaha Hadid released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup Stadium. Everyone freaked out because it looks like a vagina. What other architects have defied the phallic building norm?<p>Zaha Hadid sent shockwaves over the Internet yesterday when she released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup …

Architecture

5 Great British Shows America Got Right With Remakes And 5 They Cocked Up

There are a lot of great British shows. There are a lot of great American shows. There are not — however — a lot of great American remakes of great British shows. For every <i>The Office</i> there are five Joel McHales holding a monitor and blowing your mind by the fact that he was in the failed US version …

The world's oddest jobs – in pictures

Nancy Rica Schiff is a professional photographer hunting down people working in the world's most unusual occupations, be it dog food tasters, armpit sniffers or dinosaur dusters

Inside Guillermo Del Toro’s sketchbooks

A new book by the Pan's Labyrinth and Pacific Rim director reveals how some of his most memorable monsters came to life. Commentary by Steve Rose

5 Inspiring (& Easy!) DIY Indoor Gardens

Truth: There are many awesome reasons to live in the Windy City, but growing a garden is certainly not one of them. With that in mind, we tapped the …

Chicago

Beauty: Hollywood red lipstick

I have countless red lipsticks, but a classic Hollywood red, the colour of Welsh Guard uniforms and fairytale toadstools, is a makeup staple. It's sexy and glamorous but smart, powerful and age-appropriate on everyone except the very young. It's an instant cheerer-upper. I know the moment I put on …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Living Rooms

21 Halloween Drinks That Will Make You Laugh

Cheers to all your fears.

Spectacular cliff-diving: a head for heights at Phi Phi Island – in pictures

The perilous rocks of Phi Phi Island in Thailand provide a formidable background for some jaw-dropping dives in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Definitely not for the faint-hearted

Leonardo Da Vinci Mural Discovered Under Layers Of Paint During Sforza Castle Restoration In Italy

Restorers working on renovations for the Sforza Castle in Italy got quite a shock this week when they peeled away several coats of paint to reveal part of a Leonardo Da Vinci mural.<p>Buried beneath 17 layers of whitewash, the portion of the drawing -- which depicts a tree root stuck in a rock -- has …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Pulp Fiction’

Over the weekend, the wonderful folks at the Tallgrass Film Festival (the annual Wichita, Kansas fest that we’ve previously described as one of the …

Skateistan: skateboarding in Afghanistan - in pictures

Skateistan is a skating and education project based in Kabul, Afghanistan. It was set up by Oliver Percovich in 2007 and teaches children from all socio-economic backgrounds to skateboard. About 40% of its members are girls – a rarity in a country where until recently, women were banned from …