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#Oops! Twitter plunges as takeover hopes fade

Does anyone want to buy Twitter? Maybe someone will make a Price is Right-esque sympathy bid of $1?<p>Twitter (TWTR) stock plunged nearly 20% in early reading Thursday after the influential tech news site Re/code reported that Google owner Alphabet (GOOGL), which had been viewed as the most likely …

Yaya DaCosta Says ‘Chicago Med’ Opened Her Eyes on Beauty and Western Medicine

Plus, three hair and skin products the actress swears by for everyday use!<p>We’ve long admired Yaya Dacosta for her journey from <i>ANTM</i> finalist to …

Siblings

Madrid Femme Is Carving Out A Space For Women Artists Online

The future is definitely female<p>It’s hard to describe what Digital Madrid is exactly. It took me a couple of re-reads to even grasp the concept myself. In layman's terms, it’s an online art gallery. Think of it as a curated, well-organized Instagram feed—minus the sponsored posts. It’s a space for …

Art

Inditex: Agile Fashion Force

BoF gains rare access to Inditex — the world’s largest fashion retailer and parent company of Zara — to understand how the business is addressing the …

Why physicists are fascinated by Vincent van Gogh's episodes of 'psychotic agitation'

He was sitting in the Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Rémy, France, at the time, where he had checked in to not long after his infamous ear-severing episode.<p>Little did he know that his rendition of the view from that window would later come to be revered as one of the masterpieces of Western art: …

NFL trade deadline only emphasizes RGIII’s uncomfortable position

It wasn’t just NFL owners, coaches and general managers who coveted Robert Griffin III heading into the 2012 NFL draft.<p>Subway, Adidas and EA Sports wanted a stake, too, so eager to be linked with the electrifying athleticism and infectious joy that Griffin brought to the field that they signed …

Football (U.S.)

Jaden Smith: 'Being Born Was the Most Influential Thing That’s Ever Happened to Me'

Jaden Smith has become one of the world’s most widely discussed thinkers, and he’s not even able to vote yet.<p>The 17-year-old dispenses truisms on his …

Malala Yousafzai

Brad Pitt on Angelina Jolie: "I Trust Her With My Life"

Just another reason to envy their relationship.<p>There are many reasons why we envy Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's relationship (beyond the obvious aesthetic ones), and Pitt provided us with a few more in a new interview with <i>V</i> magazine. The actor, talking about his new project, <i>By the Sea</i>, which he …

Brad Pitt

Lawsuit claims former DA is blocking current Bill Cosby investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> A civil lawsuit filed Monday claims a former Pennsylvania district attorney is blocking a current, reopened criminal investigation into Bill Cosby.<p>Andrea Constand, the first person to publicly allege sexual assault by Bill Cosby in 2005, brought the suit against former Montgomery County …

Nike is bringing back the Bruins sneaker so you can be like Marty McFly

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> Today is October 21, 2015—does the date ring a bell to you? It's not just <i>today</i>...it's Back to the Future day a.k.a. the day Marty McFly …

Momentary Ink Plans to Disrupt Tattoo Industry

You try on a clothing before you buy it -- why should tattoos, something so meaningful and permanent, be different?<p>"Thank you for the opportunity to do something I always wanted to do since his passing, but was scared to try."<p>Feedback like this from Bill M., an early customer who wanted to honor …

Body Art

Zendaya protests 'quite manipulated' image of her posted by a magazine

Zendaya doesn't need anyone's help to look thinner than she is — especially not from the magazine she just called out for Photoshopping her.<p>"Had a new shoot come out today and was shocked when I found my 19 year old hips and torso quite manipulated," she wrote on Instagram, captioning side-by-side …

Tommy Hilfiger Throws Back to Fashion's Favorite Era With a New Capsule Collection

There’s still something just so eternally cool about the red, white, and blue logomania of Tommy Hilfiger during the 1990s—a look that now, as fashion remains in the thrall of the era, is as relevant as ever. There was Aaliyah, the campaign face of Tommy Jeans in 1997, now synonymous with a pair of …

Which Kardashian/Jenner/Hadid Are You? A Guide to Shopping Balmain X H&M

What to buy from H&M's newest collab based on your style idol.<p>Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing has a lot of famous friends: Rihanna, Kendall Jenner, and Joan Smalls are all members of the Balmain Army—the group of ladies that walk in Rousteing's shows, attend his elite parties, and, of course, …

LinkedIn pays big after class action lawsuit over user emails

The company known for using reminder emails to get you to use its professional networking service will now have to pay a hefty sum for taking the …

Renee Robyn: The Photo Art Career That Started with a Motorcycle Crash

Canadian photographer and photo-manipulator Renee Robyn has had an unusual career journey — one that started with a devastating motorcycle crash. …

Photography

Apple's iPad Pro proves Microsoft was right about the Surface

If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you probably know that Apple launched a bunch of new devices. But the most shocking announcement wasn’t the new iPhones, redesigned Apple TV or fancy new Hermès watches.<p>It was a version Microsoft’s Surface – or at least something that looks a lot …

Nike Air Max 90 Winter PRM "Wheat"

The Air Max 90 silhouette attains some much needed feature upgrades for the colder months ahead.<p>Nike has released a new colorway for the Air Max 90 Winter PRM silhouette. The winter premium series feature a slew of alterations in anticipation for the colder months ahead. The shoe’s upper sports a …

See A Whiskey Lake Explode In A Firenado

What happens when 800,000 gallons whiskey spills and burns? Firenado. And it’s awesome.<p>Back in 2003, a Jim Beam warehouse was struck by lightning, …

Hear Drake Freestyle on the Weeknd’s ‘Tell Your Friends’

Drake was one of the Weeknd‘s earliest supporters, with the two Toronto artists first collaborating on <i>Thursday</i>‘s “The Zone” in 2011. While the rapper …

The Weeknd

The Shape Of Apple’s New iPhones

Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones at an event next Wednesday, and likely also new iPads and an updated Apple TV.<p>Press invites for a September 9 event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium dropped late last month bearing the usual teasing hint — this time focused on Apple’s voice assistant …

Adobe Flash is finally dead

Adobe Flash, the world’s most hated software, is finally dead. Technically, it’s been on its way out for years, but today it received one of its final blows which will go down in history.<p>Google officially killed Flash advertising in its browser. As of September 1, any advertising that uses the …

Hussein Chalayan Sent Fashion Into the Stratosphere With His High-Concept '90s Shows

London, March 1999. <b>Audrey Marnay</b> walks onto a stark white stage in an empty go-kart track hired by <b>Hussein Chalayan</b> for his Fall Echoform show. She’s wearing a white dress molded from shiny fiberglass pieced together like the fuselage of an airplane. While she stands stock-still, a segment of the …

The Must-See Pics from the VMAs After Parties

Things only got crazier.<p>As an award show, the VMAs are just about as crazy as it gets. Thus, they serve as the perfect precursor to out-of-this-world after parties, with celeb-studded guest lists and wild fashion. Here, find every can't-miss moment.

Rita Ora

Is Fashion Education Selling a False Dream?

Central Saint Martins and The Royal College of Art have emerged as the top schools in BoF’s first Global Fashion School Rankings. But our survey also …

This Dog Is A Service Animal. He Is Also A Pit Bull.

"All dogs are individuals. We need to look at each dog as an individual."<p>Matthew Smith has used a wheelchair for 20 years, ever since he suffered severe injuries in a motorcycle accident when he was 22 years old. Life drastically changed for him just over two years ago, however, when he got a …

See the Fascinating Evolution of Magazine Covers Over 100 Years

A trend towards more minorities and less clothes.<p>Magazines have long acted as a barometer of social mores and issues, with their covers often going down in history for powerfully portraying the spirit of the times. Currently making the rounds on Reddit and Medium is this post by Karen X. Cheng and …

Floyd Mayweather Hits Back at Ronda Rousey Money Jibe, Firm on Retirement Plan

Floyd Mayweather has continued his war of words with UFC sensation Ronda Rousey and has also insisted that his Sept. 12 bout with Andre Berto will indeed be his final fight as a professional boxer.<p>The angst with Rousey has been festering for a while now, with the pair trading a series of barbs back …

Google uses Search as a secret job interview tool

Shutterstock<p>Google is well known for its love of puzzles and leaving little hidden secrets dotted around and it turns out that the company applies similar techniques while it is on the hunt for new employees too.<p>Max Rosett, a new Google employee, blogged about his recent recruitment experience at …

Employment