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8 Sad-But-True Jokes About The Reality Of Being A Kid Today

Kids are more connected than ever, and comedians have taken note.<p>In today's technology-saturated era, kids are more connected than ever. And comedians have certainly taken note, incorporating discussions of children and screen time into their stand-up routines, talk show interviews and video …

These White Shirts Are Totally Unstainable (Yes, Really)

Clumsy people, rejoice. No longer do you have to bring a spare shirt on those days when you feel brave enough to wear white. There’s now a shirt that’s 100% unstainable — coffee, red wine, ketchup, it’s all fair game. This monumental day in science has been brought to you by the basics brand …

Clothing

Candice Huffine On Her Elena Miro Capsule Collection

Candice Huffine is breaking new ground as the first plus-size model to design a ready-to-wear collaboration in nearly a decade. The model launches her #LovedByCandice capsule collection with Italian brand Elena Mirò this week—and there are a few reasons we're in love with it.<p>The seven-piece …

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

“I’ll just read this article a little later.”<p>It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than you planned. But the effects of habitual delay can infect you at the physical level as well as the …

Procrastination

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Photo Sharing is Hurting Our Enjoyment of Life, Study Finds

Smartphones and social networks have made snapping and sharing photos extremely easy to do, allowing us to preserve our memories and broadcast our …

Parisian It Model Aya Jones Shows Us Her Favorite Haunts in the City

Leave it to breakout star <b>Aya Jones</b> (@IamAyaJones) to rule the Fashion Week runways with an iron bee-stung pout and a head-turning strut. The Paris-raised stunner has walked almost 40 shows so far this season, scoring coveted spots at Valentino, Prada, and Dior, among others. So what's it like to be …

Portraits of Sphynx Cats Explore What Cats Look Like Under All That Fluff

Want to see what cats look like without their fluffy coats of fur? Look no further than the Sphynx cat, which was developed specifically to look …

Pets

Rainbow Girls - Photographs and text by Julia Gunther | LensCulture

“Rainbow Girls” is a photographic documentary series about lesbian women in South African townships.<p>Undeterred by the daily threats of violence, constant intimidation and at the risk of being cast out by their own families, the lesbian women of the townships Gugulethu and Khayelitsha continue to be …

Photographer Captures Weasel Riding on the Back of a Flying Woodpecker

A photographer and birdwatcher in London has captured a strange and rare photo that has the Internet abuzz: an image showing a weasel riding on the …

Photographer Proposes by Flashing the Big Question Onto His Girlfriend’s Portrait Backdrop

Three years ago, photographer Marvin Lewis and his then-girlfriend-of-5-years Amanda Marie began an annual tradition of doing a photo shoot on their …

Photography

How the second world war influenced street-style

Street-style is hardly new – it dates back to Edwardian times. To mark the 70th anniversary of the second world war, forties street-style – and, in particular the six years of the war – is in focus at the Imperial War museum. Fashion on the Ration explores how living in this extraordinary time …

The best cat videos are over a century old

Japan’s love of cats started long before Hello Kitty, Doraemon, and cat cafés. Cats first came to Japanese shores aboard ships transporting sacred Buddhist scriptures from China, as a sixth-century rodent deterrent, and they have since made their way into Japanese domestic life and folklore.<p>An …

Pets

Incredible Body Painting Turns Torsos into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren't made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it <i>Just an Illusion</i>, and …

Surfer Photographs Frozen Waves Breaking on the Island of Nantucket

Traveler, surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh recently captured the rare site of nearly frozen waves breaking on the island of Nantucket. The frigid New England temperatures have turned the sea off the coast of Massachusetts into sheets of water that Nimerfroh likened to “slushies.” The …

The Undoctored Truth About Beyoncé’s Beauty: Is Fashion Getting Real?

un-Photoshopped pictures of Beyoncé and Cindy Crawford emerge. Atypical models hit the New York Fashion Week runway. Why is fashion having a fit of …

Modcloth Goes One Step Further And Puts Its Employees In Swimsuit Photo Shoot

Online retailer Modcloth has abided by the sentiment that "real is beautiful" for quite some time. The company has been praised for offering a broad range of sizes to its customers and pledging to stop photoshopping its models. Now, Modcloth has gone even further by deciding to use its own …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

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 …

Salvatore Ferragamo