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Brexit could have terrible consequences for the future of the planet

Britain's vote to leave the European Union (EU) — called the "Brexit" — is rattling the international community at a time when global efforts to slow climate change are more important than ever.<p>The most immediate problem is that financial markets are tanking all over the world, which translates to …

Boris Johnson

87 Brilliant Designs For A New Pedestrian-Cycling Bridge In London

London has its fair share of iconic bridges already, but it wants more. It’s about to start building the Garden Bridge–a very green pedestrian walkway designed by Thomas Heatherwick. And now it wants another bridge to connect Pimlico, near Victoria Station, with a massive new development in Nine …

Celebs On the Catwalk in Paris

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

Art

Ghosts of a nuclear disaster: Haunting scenes from Japan’s Fukushima ruins

Four years to the day after a devastating earthquake, UCLA researchers report back on Japan’s ongoing crisis<p>A 9.0-magnitude earthquake. A towering tsunami. And a partial nuclear meltdown. Four years to the day after disaster struck the coast of northern Japan, killing nearly 20,000 people, the …

Fukushima

Here's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, On The Set Of 'Downton Abbey'

Welcome to Downton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.<p>Self-professed "Downton Abbey" fan Duchess Kate visited the set of the hit series at Ealing Studios in London on March 12 to meet the cast and crew and watch a scene from Season 6. The show's creator, Julian Fellowes, showed her around while some …

Downton Abbey

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

The Oscars: Red Carpet In Pictures

See Mark Seliger’s Instagram Portraits from the 2015 Oscar Party

Eddie Redmayne, Jennifer Aniston, and Oprah Winfrey know there’s no keepsake like a timeless portrait shot by a world-class photographer. So they posed for one at the Oscar Party.<p>Of all the memorable images produced during last year’s Academy Awards celebration, none distilled the evening’s …

Jennifer Aniston

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep

Watch Christina Aguilera Do a Perfect Britney Spears Impression

A Mouse Club divided against itself cannot stand.<p>Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears have known each other since they were both Mouseketeers on <i>The</i> …

Christina Aguilera

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Burberry is bold and colorful for fall 2015

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2015 is a bold, bright, intricate collection that kept us enthralled from the very first look. Always a well-attended show …

Women's Fashion

LIZA Lebanese Restaurant: From Beirut to Paris with Liza Asseily

<i>Liza Asseily</i>I recently made my way from the Palais Brogniart in Bourse to the lively Lebanese restaurant LIZA on rue de la Banque, which lines the …

France

From the Archives

The red carpet isn’t the only place that Hollywood’s stars shine. Here, the star turns of this year’s Oscar nominees on the pages of <i>Vogue.</i>

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

New Orleans

The Best Dresses From New York Fashion Week

From LBDs to long white gowns, take a look at the standout frocks from the fall 2015 runways.<p>From LBDs to long white gowns, take a look at the standout frocks from the fall 2015 runways.

The Cartorialist Draws Fashion Week for ELLE.com

Read between the illustrated lines.<p>For Fashion Month, ELLE.com is teaming up with Carly Kuhn, also known as @thecartorialist, for a fun game of quick draw. The mad dash genius is illustrating all our favorite moments from backstage, the runway, the street, and, of course, the front row. You've …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

Exploring the bleak, real world set of The Hunger Games

The first instalment of the blockbuster film series was shot in North Carolina, including around a ghostly, abandoned mill town.<p>In a clearing surrounded by autumn-tinged trees, a row of near-identical clapboard houses stood before me. Their military alignment and similarity were the only organised …

Movies

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Healthy Eating

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.<p>We acknowledge that not …

LGBTQI

8 Great Anna Kendrick Musical Performances (That Aren’t “Cups”)

Think she’s just the girl with the hit from the a capella movie? Prepare to be delighted.<p><b>Anna Kendrick</b> was a precocious 12-year-old when she was nominated for her first Tony in 1998, for her turn as Dinah Lord in <i>High Society</i>. (She was the third-youngest nominee of all time, trailing 10-year-old …

Anna Kendrick

9 Famous Shoe Designers Recreate Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

This March, Disney is releasing a live-action remake of everyone’s favorite fairy tale about uncomfortable women’s footwear. To generate hype for <i>Cinderella</i>, starring Cate Blanchett and Lily James, Disney recently asked nine celebrated shoe designers to create their own interpretations of the famous …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Truly Vintage Street Style

A look back at the ladies who ruled the street style scene first.<p>Long before Bill Cunningham hopped on his bicycle or Tommy Ton launched Jak & Jil, photographers captured stylish women in black and white film sporting Dior and Balenciaga on the street. Take a look back at the ladies who ruled the …

Art history’s greatest kisses

Art

YouTube is 10 years old: the evolution of online video

Ten years is a long time on the internet, especially when 300 hours of video are uploaded to your site every minute. On YouTube’s 10th birthday, we trace the growth and growing pains of online video<p>Allow me to make a bold statement: YouTube, at 10 years old, is the most interesting place on the …

Internet