Madison Billingsley

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Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce television shows and films for the streaming service.<p>The deal will give Mr. Obama an international television platform …

Michelle Obama

5 Things to Know About the U.S. Embassy’s Move to Jerusalem

The decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy has touched off deadly protests and will likely rattle the Middle East peace process<p>By<p>Rory Jones and<p>Rory Jones<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@RoryWSJ<p>Google+<p>Rory.Jones@wsj.com<p>Dov Lieber<p>The U.S. moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on …

Israel

How the Evolving Green Building Movement is Shifting the Way We Live

A Q&A with Mahesh Ramunujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, who developed the LEED certification program.<p>Earth Day is fast …

Sustainability

The Business Of Being Cardi B

<i>The Cardi B effect:</i><p><i>A branding power rooted in specific authenticity, created and permeated by rapper Cardi B. Behaviors associated with the Cardi B Effect include blunt honesty, rapping, laughing, mild to moderate twerking, tongue-curling, teeth-kissing, chart-topping and regular degular Bronx girl</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

KAW's ActiveHouse is a sustainable home that generates more energy than it consumes

Dutch studio KAW employed a range of technical and architectural concepts to minimise the environmental impact of this house in Rotterdam, including …

Dad buys daughter, 6, gun so she can shoot back if her school is ever attacked

exclusive<p>A father bought his six year-old daughter her own Ruger pistol so she can defend herself if her school is ever attacked.<p>Joshua Mcdonald, 26, …

Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate catastrophe, decline of transatlantic political orders, resurgent nuclear terror – manifest themselves in apocalyptic visions, you’re interested in …

New Zealand

The mysterious painting that changed how we see colour

Marcel Duchamp’s last painting has influenced artists for a century. Kelly Grovier looks at how it inspired the modern colour chart – and at its 17th-Century predecessor.<p>This year marks the centenary of one of the more curious milestones in modern cultural history – a landmark in image-making with …

Art

You don't need a permit or license to buy a gun in Florida. (And you don't have to register your gun either)

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 people, has put the focus on Florida's gun laws. For instance, the state doesn't require a permit or a license for someone to own a gun.<p>Here are some facts about the gun laws in the Sunshine State, …

Guns

How US gun culture compares with the world in five charts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States. Home to liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the most mass shootings in the world.<p>America's unique relationship to gun ownership -- enshrined as a right in its constitution -- is also in the middle of an emotional and divisive debate about the meaning of the Second …

Guns

More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.<p>Related<p>The number of U.S. mass shootings depends on how you count<p>Public mass shootings account for a tiny fraction of the …

Guns

Report: Smart surfaces save cities billions through increased resilience

The Capital E report indicates that low-income residents suffer disproportionately from urban heat islands.

32 acres of unused green parkland could be set for development

Up to 32 acres of ‘unwanted’ or ‘unused’ Birmingham parkland, playing fields or public open space could be sacrificed to make way for much-needed new …

This painting is actually a Bitcoin puzzle worth more than $40K — and someone finally solved it

For most people, the painting of a turtledove and phoenix is a colourful piece of art. But for one Bitcoin enthusiast, it was the key to more than …

Bitcoin

This is how you capture the rise of Kenya’s vibrant contemporary art scene

There’s a general misconception that whatever passes for popular art in Kenya are the curios sold to tourists or the murals that hang in restaurants and airport lounges.<p>But as a new book shows, nothing could be further from the truth. In over 600 pages, <i>Visual Voices</i> presents over 400 pieces from 57 …

Art

Amazon's two-hour Whole Foods delivery service will be fast and affordable, but it'll come at a major cost

Amazon is doubling down on the grocery-delivery space. On Thursday, the company announced that it would begin offering free two-hour Whole Foods deliveries for Amazon Prime members.<p>The move may transform the grocery industry and could feasibly threaten the business of competitors such as …

9 Clever Small Space Ideas to Steal from IKEA

The stylists at IKEA decorated this small bedroom in three different ways.<p>(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Here is a confession: I read IKEA catalogs not just to …

Museums pay tribute to Vienna’s visionary voyeurs, Klimt and Schiele, on 100th anniversary of their deaths

Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt both died in Vienna in 1918. Schiele was 28 and in the Austrian army when he fell victim to the influenza epidemic that …

Art

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Apps

South Sudan protests against Trump, U.S. arms embargo turn violent

Protesters in South Sudan are demonstrating against the Trump administration’s move last Friday to place an arms embargo on South Sudan, and some of …

Africa

Willow Smith Does Dior’s No-Pants Look Better Than Anyone

Willow Smith occupies rare cool girl ground—she can rock a flannel onstage with a humble pair of Converse high-tops while simultaneously serving as a Chanel muse and ambassador. This ability to bridge the gap between her own personal style, which skews more bohemian wild child, and the high-fashion …

Haute Couture

Celebrities Can't Get Enough of This Red-Carpet Hair Trend

In the months-long parade of beauty inspo known as awards season, we regularly fall in love with hair and makeup looks that are pretty much impossible to replicate. Until we’re blessed with our own dedicated glam squads, red-carpet inspo is mostly that—inspiration. But one standout style that keeps …

Hair

Must Read: What Hedi Slimane's Appointment Means For Céline, Haute Hijab Launches Luxury Hijabs

Plus, 3-D printing firm gains traction from luxury fashion labels.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>17<p>17<p>SHARES<p><i>These are the stories making headlines</i> …

These are the beauty looks you'll be wearing IRL from Paris Couture Week

Even if you can't afford anything from the runway at Paris Couture Week, you'll be rich with beauty knowledge after seeing the makeup and hair looks …

Haute Couture

How to Take Great Photos With Apple's iPhone X

You can snap a variety of cool pictures with the latest iPhone. Here’s how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Mobile Photography

Breathtaking Visions of Earth: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

The Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition has announced its category winners. The competition, now in its seventh year, celebrates the work of image makers and offers an insight into the landscapes, wildlife and nature of the planet and the adventures to be found on it<p>The overall winner and …

Photography

Decorating with Rich Red and Pink Velvet Tones

01 of 10<p>Rich Red and Pink<p>With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to consider how to incorporate the hues associated with …

Designing a Feel-Good Home

Is your home bringing you down? As anyone who has lived in cramped, dark or tight quarters knows, your living space can have a big effect on your mood.<p>For ideas on how to bring positive energy — and style — into your home, we talked to Justina Blakeney, the designer behind the Instagram hit …

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