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'I spent most of my life as a nobody': the last of the silent movie stars

Baby Peggy made her film debut at 18 months. By 10, she was one of the biggest child stars in Hollywood. Then came the talkies – and obscurity. Ninety years on, she and other silent screen actors reveal what happened next<p>In 1922, when Hollywood was young and anarchic, an actor known as Baby Peggy …

Stone Age

The 10 Trendiest Haircuts For Winter 2017

Go a little shorter ahead of a long winter.<p>You know what they say: when the temperature drops, it's time for a chop. Okay, maybe nobody says that, but the sentiment still holds true. There's no better way to gear up for a new season than with a hair transformation, either big or small. Ahead, 10 of …

Hairstyling

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Killing the Skinny Jean

Skinny jeans have reigned supreme for years. But now a whole host of alternatives, from yoga pants to fancy sweatpants, have cropped up.<p><b>NEW YORK,</b> …

3 Fall Trends To Buy And 3 To Skip

It officially feels like shearling, leather and knit season -- or as some may call it -- pre-fall.<p>While you may have just wrapped your head around all the hot summer fads, it's time to start thinking about the cool weather items you're going to need come September. And don't worry, because there is …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

New York City

National Geographic Travel

The end of an unusually stormy day along a small cove in Mallorca, Spain (via: @jcampbell167) http://instagram.com/p/r1065EoMWG/

Infographic: America’s Strongest And Weakest Coffee Makers

Need a kick? See which of the country’s coffee chains packs the most caffeine per cup.<p>Did you have your coffee fix this morning? If so, which blend and roast? And the grind? Iced or hot? Pressed or poured over? These might seem like insufferably pedantic questions (or precious ones, as so coffee …

Coffee

A Brief History of the Negroni

To celebrate Negroni Week, here’s a quick look at the classic Campari drink’s journey from a café in Florence to every bar in the US.<p>Once consumed …

Doughnut Throwdown: Yeast vs. Cake

When it comes to doughnuts there are two camps: yeast-lovers and cake-lovers.<p>When it comes to doughnuts there are two camps: yeast-lovers and …

Kit: A Photographer in Oregon’s Wilderness

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The Black Keys experiment with sampling on new album ‘Turn Blue’

US duo reveal details of eighth studio album exclusively to NME<p>The Black Keys have revealed that their new album ‘Turn Blue’ features both their …

Indie Music

Lovely apartment-hunting app now lets you send rent directly to your landlord

The apartment-hunting service Lovely has expanded its ambitions over the last few years. After first focusing on giving users a way to be notified when apartments they might want hit the market, Lovely then added the ability to submit rental applications right through the app itself. Today, Lovely …

Google reportedly offered to buy WhatsApp for $10 billion

Yesterday Facebook announced their plans to purchase WhatsApp for a staggering $19 billion, with plans to keep the service running separately, which means that Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp will co-exist, at least as far as the immediate future is concerned.<p>According to Fortune, however, there is …

Apps

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark<p>• Check out our gallery of motion blur photos here

Visited WikiLeaks? NSA and GCHQ know about it

Efforts undertaken by the NSA and GCHQ to target groups including WikiLeaks, Anonymous and Pirate Bay using internet surveillance and prosecution …

9 Bad Fashion Tips Men Should Stop Following

Even if well-intentioned, the wrong fashion tips can sabotage your style.<p>A recent Reddit men's fashion thread asked "what is bad clothing advice that people give?"<p>We selected some of our favorites.<p><b>1. "As long as the shirt fits at the collar, it's fine."</b><p>"I'm a small skinny guy with a bull neck and …

Clothing

Lucy Rose reveals plans for a fan voted tour of Asia in 2018

"I’m pretty much letting my fans decide where I’m touring for a lot of next year."<p>Lucy Rose is planning to head out to Asia in 2018 to play shows in …

Female Hosts DOMINATE Award Show Season

And we're not the least bit surprised.<p>The 2014 award shows may just be getting underway, but the season may serve as the perfect response to the sexist stain Seth MacFarlane left on the 2013 Oscars: Months filled with predominately female hosts who have been owning the stage, raking in ratings, and …

Entertainment

Cyclist Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

<i>New York Through the Eyes of a Road Bicycle</i> is a photo project by designer and photography enthusiast Tim Sklyarov that explores the city that never sleeps from the point of view of an urban cyclist. Everything from the iconic flashing lights of Times Square and bustling streets of the city to the …

Bicycles

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask.

Kate Moss: her most stylish moments

As the effortlessly cool model approaches her 40th birthday, Guardian writers and editors pick their most memorable Kate outfits, from the brazenly revealing to the decadently glamorous<p>There are so many great Kate moments, but I don't think she has ever looked sexier than she did at the opening of …

Bottle Crate And Their Story

A typical bottle crate can hold thirty bottles, however the design of the crate leaves room for more to fit in. The Up & Down Box can hold twenty …

The Golden Globes Looks That Were 24K+

Notice something? When it comes to red-carpet dressing, there’s definitely a sea change underfoot. Let's face it: There's no reason for black-tie …

Five Famous Songs Meant For Other Artists We’d Love To Hear

Ever passed up on an opportunity and come to regret it? This weekend saw news emerge that one of 2013’s biggest selling singles, Miley Cyrus’s …

Stevie Nicks

What the Ministry of Defence could learn from music festivals

The Ministry of Defence has stated it will be investigating crowd behaviour at music festivals. Is this a waste of money or could it put an end to terrorism by attending Download?<p>In these times of heightened security, where terrorist threats lurk on every street corner and even your mum could be a …

The gig venue guide: Rock City, Nottingham

We kick off a new weekly series giving you the lowdown on everything you need to know about the UK's best venues with a trip to the East Midlands<p><b>Capacity:</b> 2,450 in the main room, 300 in the basement.<p><b>Who plays there:</b> Big names from Rock City's past include Nirvana, Oasis, David Bowie, REM, Guns N' …

6 Couples Who Fell In Love On The Subway

Nearly 8.5 million people live in New York City and more than half of them ride the subway’s 22 lines every day. Without question, the MTA is the …

Kat Dennings Models Fall's Hottest Makeup Looks (Plus, She Shares Beauty Secrets!)

This fall it's all about deep, rich makeup—even better if you double-dip on nails and lips. Kat Dennings, back on-screen in the new <i>Thor</i>, shows us how.<p>For Kat's look, line your entire mouth with a red lip pencil for a lasting base, then layer on a bright red like Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy ($34) …